In his dissertation ‘Market Risks and Strategies in Power Systems Integrating Renewable Energy’ Derck Koolen assesses the integration of intermittent renewable energy sources in relation to agents' risk preferences and decision strategies in short-term sequential power markets via a multi-method approach.
In his dissertation ‘Challenges of Early Stage Entrepreneurs: The Roles of Vision Communication and Team Membership Change’ Timo van Balen provides numerous practical and academic contributions to the fields of entrepreneurship, impression management, vision communication, and team dynamics.
PhD graduate Daniel Fernandes and Prof. Stefano Puntoni from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) and two co-authors received the C.W. Park Award for Outstanding Contribution for their paper published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology (JCP). The article is based on Fernandes’ dissertation about the effectiveness of reminders. The award was announced at the annual conference of the Society for Consumer Psychology (SCP) in Savannah, Georgia, USA in March 2019.
On Friday, the 22nd of February 2019, Tom Mom, Endowed Professor of Strategic Growth and Implementation in the department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship delivered his inaugural address entitled ‘Strategic Growth and Implementation: Thriving in a Disruptive Landscape.
In his dissertation ‘In Pursuit of Supplier Knowledge: Leveraging capabilities and dividing responsibilities in product and service contexts’ Robert Suurmond studies the integration of supplier knowledge through the lenses of dynamic capabilities and the division of responsibilities in the contexts of products and services.
In his dissertation ‘Multinational Enterprises and Limits to International Growth: Links between Domestic and Foreign Activities in a Firm’s Portfolio’ Guus Hendriks studies several limits and aims to restore balance in the international business literature by addressing some of the biases built over time.
Tom Mom, Professor of Strategic Growth and Implementation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) will deliver his inaugural address on Friday 22 February at Erasmus University Rotterdam. In Strategic Growth and Implementation: Thriving in a Disruptive Landscape he will address how managers can continuously develop new directions for strategic growth in a competitive and fast changing landscape, and how they can become more proficient in implementing new initiatives to capture value. He will propose three important future avenues for practice and research: understanding ambidexterity as a managerial capability, integration and interactions in the organisation, and the world of scale-ups as an exciting context to understand new practices of growth and implementation.
In his dissertation ‘Firms and the State: An Examination of Corporate Political Activity and the Business-Government Interface’ Omar El Nayal focuses on researching a particular form of CPA, namely the appointment of politicians to firms’ boards of directors.
New ideas in business and management are arriving at a great rate, and it takes great thinkers to signpost them for others to follow. Ying Zhang, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chinese Economy and Business and Associate Dean of China Business at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has been recognised as one of them. She is included in a list of the top 30 thinkers to watch in the coming year by www.thinkers50.com. It recognises her work that argues for the necessity of cross-sector collaboration between business, education research, and social-economic circumstance.