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
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
Newark Liberty Airport (NY), Aug 29th, 15.24: The beginning of a new adventure! Crossing the Holland tunnel, and on my way to the East Village. This area of Manhattan is close to New York University (NYU). I will stay here for the weekend, to check out the neighborhood and to find my way to the … Continue reading Welcome in the Big Apple!
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
This week I participated in the EGOS annual colloquium, as well as the PhD workshop preceding it. This year, Rotterdam School of Management organized and hosted EGOS (European Group of Organization Studies). Pre-colloquium PhD workshop The PhD workshop was organized by Markus A. Höllerer (University of New South Wales), Ola Bergsröm (University of Gothenburg), and Magdalena … Continue reading EGOS Rotterdam 2014
On Tuesday, June 17th, a cross-cultural management seminar, jointly organized by the Organization Sciences department and DUJAT (Dutch-Japanese Trade Federation), was held at the VU. The seminar entered around decision-making procedures in Japanese companies. After the opening by Professor Peter Groenewegen and Geert Jan Mantel, Chairman of DUJAT, Wilfried Claus (program director for Innovation of HRM Strategy, Ministry … Continue reading Successful DUJAT/VU Seminar: Cross cultural management processes with focus on decision-making procedures