dr. R.F.J. (Richard) Haans

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2017


  • Academic (9)
    • Durand, R., & Haans, R. F. J. (2022). Optimally Distinct? Understanding the motivation and ability of organizations to pursue optimal distinctiveness (or not). Organization Theory, 3(1). Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/26317877221079341

    • Haans, RFJ., & van den Oever, K. (2021). Foreign entrepreneurs engage in less misconduct than native entrepreneurs: Evidence from U.K. director disqualifications. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 16, Article e00281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbvi.2021.e00281

    • Kaufmann, W., & Haans, R. (2020). Understanding the Meaning of Concepts Across Domains Through Collocation Analysis: An Application to the Study of Red Tape. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 51(1), 28-39. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/muaa020

    • Hannigan, T., Haans, R., Vakili, K., Tchalian, H., Glaser, VL., Wang, M., Kaplan, S., & Jennings, PD. (2019). Topic modeling in management research: Rendering new theory from textual data. The Academy of Management Annals, 13(2). https://doi.org/10.5465/annals.2017.0099

    • Haans, R. F. J., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2019). Regional stickiness of novel ideas in the scholarly international business community. Cross Cultural and Strategic Management, 26(2), 145-165. https://doi.org/10.1108/CCSM-07-2018-0102

    • Haans, R. (2018). What's the value of being different when everyone is? The effects of distinctiveness on performance in homogeneous versus heterogeneous categories. Strategic Management Journal, 40(1), 3-27. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.2978

    • Haans, R., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2016). Expected job creation across the cultural industries: A sectoral division and its implications for cultural policy. International Journal of Cultural Policy (print), 24(1), 45-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/10286632.2015.1128420

    • Haans, R., de Leeuw, T., & van den Born, JA. (2016). Diversity‚Äôs contingent effects on innovation and opportunity recognition: The role of self-efficacy. Academy of Management Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2016.172

    • Haans, R., Pieters, C., & He, Z.-L. (2016). Thinking about U: Theorizing and testing U- and inverted U-shaped relationships in strategy research. Strategic Management Journal, 37(7), 1177-1195. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.2399

  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Carolin (Chen-Zhi) Su
  • Time frame: 2022 -


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