Platform sourcing: How the Fortune 500 are adopting online freelancing platforms.

Together with my colleague Vili Lehdonvirta, I recently published a report on enterprise adoption of online freelancing platforms. Based upon a study of 7 Fortune 500 firms and 2 MNCs, we report findings on the motivations of these companies to adopt platforms, how they adopt them as part of their business models, the practices they … Continue reading Platform sourcing: How the Fortune 500 are adopting online freelancing platforms.

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Organizing for successful platform adoption: Part One

Here's my latest post published on the OII's iLabour project blog. What does innovation literature predict about the organizational challenges of adopting online freelancing platforms?  TeroVesalainen/pixabai. (CCO) Digital technologies have fueled a new wave of outsourcing opportunities where firms leverage online labour platforms to access freelancers on and on-demand basis. These developments inform estimations that in … Continue reading Organizing for successful platform adoption: Part One

Organizing with on-demand freelancers in the platform economy: Part Two

I wrote this posting for a joint series on labour and work in the modern economy by openDemocracy and SPERI What challenges do organizations face when adopting online freelancing platforms as part of their business models? annawaldl/pixabay. (CCO) Digital technologies have enabled the rise of online labour platforms that transform contemporary organizations and the way work gets done. In Part One … Continue reading Organizing with on-demand freelancers in the platform economy: Part Two

Organizing with on-demand freelancers in the platform economy: Part One

I wrote this blog for a joint series on labour and work in the modern economy by  openDemocracy and SPERI. To understand the future of work we need to explore the diversity of platforms and how they are used in the modern economy. Widjaya Ivan/Flickr. (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) In the platform economy, digital technologies enable a wide range … Continue reading Organizing with on-demand freelancers in the platform economy: Part One

Best paper award at 2015 UEBS Strategy conference

Practicing Strategy in a Transitioning World: Practice, Processes, Governance and Institutions from UEBS website: PhD students from the Strategy Group, organised the third edition of the UEBS Strategy Mini-Conferences on 30th April and 1st May 2015. The conference theme this year was Practicing Strategy in a Transitioning World: Practice, Processes, Governance and Institutions.  The Chief … Continue reading Best paper award at 2015 UEBS Strategy conference

Cultuurfonds Young Talent Awards

All Bernhard Fellows on stage during the Young Talent Awards in the DeLaMar Theatre (I'm on the right with the yellow scarf). Foto: Raymond van der BasLast Thursday the Cultuurfonds Young Talent Awards were handed out during a festive ceremony in the DeLaMar Theater in Amsterdam. Every year the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds provides € 1,5 million for scholarships for excellent … Continue reading Cultuurfonds Young Talent Awards