prof.dr. T.J.M. (Tom) Mom

(external) researcher
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Member ERIM
Field: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
Affiliated since 2001

Tom J.M. Mom is a professor of Strategic Growth and Implementation in the department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship of RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is also the academic director of RSM's Executive-MBA, and director of the Erasmus Executive Programme in Strategic Management. His research interests include new business development & corporate growth, scaling-up, ambidexterity, strategic renewal, and strategy execution. His research output appeared in journals like the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Organization Studies, MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, Human Resource Management, and Long Range Planning. He has presented his research at major international conferences and acts as a reviewer for various journals.

Tom provides training and teaches courses on Strategy Development, Strategy Implementation, Strategic Entrepreneurship, and Scaling-up to executives, and to PhD and master students.

Besides academic research and teaching, Tom is active in research and advisory projects for companies and governments in areas like new business development, strategic growth, innovation, and strategy execution.

Tom obtained a PhD in Strategic Management and a Master’s degree in Strategic Management (Cum Laude) from Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam, and a Master’s Degree in International Management from the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS) preceded by an exchange to the Universität St.Gallen, Switzerland. He was a visiting scholar at the University of Geneva at the chair for Strategic Management.

Key Publications (13)

  • M.G. Baaij, F.A.J. van den Bosch, H.W. Volberda & T.J.M. Mom (2009). Wederzijds profijt: De strategische waarde van de Top 100 concernhoofdkantoren voor Nederland en van Nederland voor deze Top 100. Rotterdam: Inscope
  • T.J.M. Mom (2016). Relational capital, new knowledge and innovative ideas. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 27 (3), 5-7.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2014). (Lecture) Ambidexteriteit: Uitblinken in exploratie en exploitatie - Hogeschool Rotterdam.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2014). (Workshop) Business Model Innovation Assessment - ING.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2013). (Workshop) The infusion of innovation into a lagre establiseh company - KLM Cargo.
  • M.G. Baaij, T.J.M. Mom, F.A.J. van den Bosch & H.W. Volberda (2012). Should management relocate across borders? RSM Insight, 10 (2), 10-11.
  • J.J.P. Jansen & T.J.M. Mom (2012). (Workshop) Ambidexter leiderschap voor superieure prestaties - Total Specific Solutions Group.
  • T.J.M. Mom & J.J.P. Jansen (2011). Inleiding: Investeren en ondernemen tijdens crises? In Corporate Effectuation: Wat managers kunnen leren van ondernemers
  • J.J.P. Jansen & T.J.M. Mom (2011). (Workshop) Innovatie en vernieuwing binnen het Waterschap - Waterschap.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2011). (Lecture) Corporate Entrepreneurship - ABN AMRO Dialogues House.
  • J.J.P. Jansen & T.J.M. Mom (2010). (Workshop) Strategie en Structuur - Frames Group.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2010). (Project) Recognizing and exploiting new opportunities - Shell.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2010). (Workshop) Speeding up new business development - Havenbedrijf Rotterdam.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2010). (Workshop) Exploring strategic options - TNT Post.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2010). (Lecture) Ambidexteriteit - A.T. Kearney Strategy Consulting.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Project) Corporate entrepreneurship and Strategic renewal - MeesPierson.
  • I. Oshri & T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Lecture) Technoly Transfer: Demand and Supply - European Comission and Latvian Min. of EA.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Lecture) Strategic renewal - Fortis and ASR.
  • M.G. Baaij, T.J.M. Mom, Frans, A.J. Van Den Bosch & H.W. Volberda (2009). Strategic value of the top corporate-HQs to the Netherlands - VNO NCW.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Project) Entering new markets - Smit Internationale.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Project) Facilitating innovation and renewal - Havenbedrijf Rotterdam.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Lecture) Intern Ondernemerschap - Nolan, Norton & Co.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Project) Improving efficiency and effectiveness in corporate entrepreneurship - Shell.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2009). (Workshop) Innovation in Healt Assurance - ASR.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2008). Improving new business development - TNT Post.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2008). New Business Development - Smit Internationale.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2008). Sociale Innovatie - Havenbedrijf Rotterdam.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2008). Growing in new markets - 3M.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2008). New Business Development - Philps.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2008). Innovation, operational efficiency, or both? - TNT.
  • T.J.M. Mom & I. Oshri (2007). Technology transfer in the EU - Directorate-General 'Research and Innovation' of the EC.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2004). Kennis delen, innovatie, en efficiency - Rabobank Nederland.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2004). Kennis delen, innoveren, en ICT - Rabobank Hoeksche Waard.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2004). Kennis delen, innoveren, en ICT - Rabobank Rotterdam.
  • T.J.M. Mom (2004). Kennis delen, innoveren, en ICT - Rabobank Amsterdam.
  • J. De Jong, T.J.M. Mom & Frans, A.J. Van Den Bosch (2004). Horizontal knowledge exchange and innovation - NXP Semi Conductors.
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Sebastian Fourné
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2014
  • Role: Co-promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Aybars Tuncdogan
  • Time frame: 2010 - 2014
  • Role: Daily Supervisor
  • PhD Candidate: Radina Blagoeva
  • Time frame: 2015 - 2020
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Suzana Varga
  • Time frame: 2018 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Saeedeh Ahmadi
  • Time frame: 2014 - 2019
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Mahdi Shahriari
  • Time frame: 2019 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Yassine Lamrani Abou Elassad
  • Time frame: 2019 -
  • Role: Promotor
  • PhD Candidate: Bas Crombag
  • Time frame: 2020 -

Editorial positions (2)

  • Journal of Organizational Change Management

    Editorial Board

  • Journal of Management Studies

    Editorial Board

  • Advanced Topics in Strategic Entrepreneurship (2019/2020)
  • Advanced Topics in Engaged Strategizing (2018/2019)
  • ERIM Societal Impact Award (2020)


Visiting address

Office: Mandeville Building T07-03
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA Rotterdam

Postal address

Postbus 1738
3000 DR Rotterdam