In his dissertation ‘Organizations and their External Context: Impressions across time and space’ Ron Maas investigates the interplay between organizations and their context from the perspective of what context means for organizational strategies.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Dr Jan Stoop of Erasmus School of Economics with a Vidi grant. The NWO Vidi grant of up to 800.000 euros is awarded to excellent researchers who, after obtaining their doctorate, have conducted research successfully for a number of years. This grant enables Jan Stoop to conduct his research for the coming five years.
In his dissertation ‘The Effectiveness of Organizational Controls: A meta-analytic review and an investigation in NPD outsourcing’ Vikrant Sihag extends on the behavioral and performance consequences of exercising organizational controls, both, in general and NPD outsourcing.
In his dissertation ‘Optimizing the Performance of Robotic Mobile Fulfillment Systems’ Tim Lamballais Tessensohn studies the performance of robotic mobile fulfillment systems by solving decision problems related to warehouse design, inventory and resource allocation, and real-time operations.
In his dissertation ‘Essays on Factor Investing’ Georgi Kyosev focuses on the implications of factor investing for the efficiency of financial markets, the underlying drivers of factor premiums, the way factor investing strategies are implemented, and the added value for the end investors.
In his dissertation ‘Multi-objective Optimization Methods for Allocation and Prediction’ Qing Chuan Ye focuses on two different aspects of auctions and employs techniques and methods from both operations research and computer science.
In his dissertation ‘International stock markets: Essays on the determinants and consequences of financial market development’ José Albuquerque de Sousa discusses the determinants and consequences of financial market development in an international context.
In his dissertation ‘The Value of Happiness in Entrepreneurship’ Fan Jia focuses on the volitional effect of happiness on entrepreneurial action enacted on different phases of new business creation process.
In his dissertation ‘Praise the Lord! Infusing Values and Emotions into Neo-Institutional Theory’ Hendra Wijaya extends the neglected yet essential concepts of values and emotions into the phenomenological foundations of neo-institutional theory.
Energy information systems are important to secure resilient and sustainable cities. Dr Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokfhal from the Erasmus Centre for Future Energy Business at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has won a grant to recruit faculty to research how municipalities can facilitate their efforts towards reaching sustainability goals, until 2021. The award from ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems was granted to a consortium of RSM with Danish and Swedish municipalities and other international universities.