Diffusion of Corporate Governance Beliefs



09.15 – 09.20

Frans A.J. Van Den Bosch, Henk W. Volberda


Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University


Opening, welcome and introduction of the theme of the seminar    



09.20 – 09.35

Ed Zajac, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, USA


 Made to Fit:  The Diffusion of Substance and Symbols



09.35 – 09.50

Floris Maljers, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University


Boards and Strategy in Turbulent Times



09.50 – 10.05

Alessandro Zattoni, Bocconi University, Italy


Reflection on the institutional antecedents of governance practices



10.05 – 10.20

Gregory Maassen, Senior Advisor, Emerging Markets Group and


Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University


Reform Strategies for Board of Directors in Emerging Markets



10.20 – 10.40




10.40 – 10.45


This ERIM Seminar will take place preceding the defence of the PhD-thesis: ‘Diffusion of Corporate Governance Beliefs: Board Independence and the Emergence of a Shareholder Value Orientation in the Netherlands’ by Pieter-Jan Bezemer. The defence will start at 11.30 hrs in the A-Building, Senaatszaal. You are invited to be present.
Contact information:
Carolien Heintjes