Second Annual INSCOPE Research Workshop



On October 30th, 2009 INSCOPE will organize its second meeting for the researchers involved in the research program affiliated to one of the four founding organizations: Erasmus University Rotterdam, Maastricht University, TNO and University of Amsterdam. At this workshop we will exchange latest research insights and interests as well as discuss possibilities for joint projects.
10.30 – 11.00  Registration and coffee
11.00 - 11.15  Welcome at TNO
11.15 – 11.30 INSCOPE Research
  Introduction by Henk Volberda, Scientific Director
11.30 – 13.00 INSCOPE Themes’ parallel sessions: paper presentations
Theme 1: Organizing and Managing Social Innovation: Leadership, TMT’s
  W. Hendriks (Maastricht University)
  Top management team functional diversity and firm performance: the moderating role of CEO characteristics
  Ignacio Vaccaro (Rotterdam School of Management)
  Leadership and Management Innovation
  Sjir Uitdewilligen, Mary J. Waller, Adrian Pitariu (University of Maastricht)
  The relationship between team mental model flexibility and team adaptation: A simulation study
  Sebastiaan van Doorn (Rotterdam School of Management)
  Entrepreneurial orientation and firm performance: The moderating role of senior team attributes and environmental dynamism
Theme 2: Creating and Sustaining Human Capital: Creating, Sharing, and Applying Knowledge in New Ways
  Michiel Tempelaar (Rotterdam School of Management)
  Knowledge sharing and Ambidexterity in Self-Managing Teams: A Multi-level Analysis of Team and Individual Characteristics
  Jan Sauermann (University of Maastricht)
  Estimating causal effects from further training on employees’ performance: experimental evidence
  Nicolet Theunissen (TNO)
  Self-directed adult learning in a ubiquitous learning environment: a meta-review
  Raymond Montizaan (University of Maastricht)
  Demotivating Workers: Retrenchment of pension rights and negative reciprocity
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.30  INSCOPE Themes’ parallel sessions: paper presentations
Theme 3: Institutions and Inter-Organizational Networks: Governance, Cooperation, and Venture Capital
  Pieter-Jan Bezemer (Rotterdam School of Management)
  Change from Without: The Dutch (non)response to International Pressures for Shareholder Value
  Goudswaard, Brugman, & de Leede (TNO)
  Organising strategic partnership between employment agencies and client companies
  Pepijn van Neerijnen (Rotterdam School of Management)
  Managerial and Political Skills for Innovation
  Vareska van de Vrande (Rotterdam School of Management)
  Corporate venture Capital and the sequencing of inter-organizational ties over time
Theme 4: Social Innovation and Performance: Dimensions, Moderators, and Outcomes
  Christian Stam (INHOLLAND)
  Knowledge productivity
  Peter Vaessen (University of Nijmegen)
  Effects of Aligning Organisational and Technological Process Innovation
  Peter Oeij, Karolus Kraan & Fietje Vaas (TNO)
  Monitoring social innovation and organisational performance
  Carla Haelermans (IPSE, TU Delft)
  The effect of innovations on Dutch secondary school performance
15.30 -  16.00  Coffee
16.00 – 17.00  Key note and discussion
  Work place innovation and innovative organizational forms in Europe, progress or regression?
  Prof. dr. Peter Brödner*
17.00. Drinks
Peter Brödner, born in 1942 in Berlin. 
Diploma of Mechanical Engineering and Dr.-Ing. from Technical University of Berlin (TUB). He worked for 7 years as researcher at the Institute of Manufacturing Automation at TUB and for 13 years as project manager for large industry-driven R&D projects in the areas of flexible automation, skill-based manufacturing, and quality of working life, also as visiting researcher at Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin. For the last 15 years of his professional career he was director of the production systems department at the Institute of Work and Technology in the Science Center North Rhine-Westphalia. His research focused on design, implementation and evaluation of computer-supported work systems as well as on organisational change processes.
Having recently retired from this position he now works as senior adviser in complex research projects and as lecturer in information systems.