Dissertations

Dissertations

'Perspectieven op veranderen binnen organisaties'
Jolanda Kroon
Promotion date: 18 June, 2021
Nyenrode-promotors: Prof. dr. R. J. Blomme
Publishers: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business University
Download: Dissertation (Dutch)

‘Cybersecurity Data Science: Best Practices in an Emerging Profession'
Scott Mongeau
Promotion date: 4 December, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Henry Robben and prof dr. Andrzej Hajdasinski
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business University
Download: Summary in Dutch

‘What factors influence CSR behaviours in the garment sector of Bangladesh? Appreciating the 'voice' of the local business leaders'
Nika Salvetti
Promotion date: 18 June, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. André Nijhof
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit

‘The use of business analytics capabilities for insight and business value creation in human resource management'
John Werkhoven
Promotion date: 9 June, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Gijs van Bussel
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 

‘The effectiveness of the specific instance procedure, applied by national contact points to resolve disputes within the framework of the OECD guidelines for multinational enterprises'
Sander van 't Foort
Promotion date: 14 May, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Tineke Lambooy and prof dr. Ronald Jeurissen
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
Download: Summary in Dutch

‘An exploratory study on supply chain finance schemes'
Michiel Steeman
Promotion date: 10 March, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Pieter Klapwijk and prof dr. Erik Hofmann
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
Download: dissertation

‘Agile and performance; on the effects of the agile way of working in marketing on customer performance when deploying multichannel strategies'
Mike Hoogveld
Promotion date: 5 March, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. John Koster
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
Download: Summary in Dutch

Debiasing strategische besluitvorming'
Joep Steffes
Promotion date: 27 Januari, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Marcel Pheijffer and prof dr. Erik van de Loo
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
Download: Summary in Dutch

‘Het BTB-merk als lange termijn-concurrentiewapen?'
Tom Dolkens
Promotion date: 22 Januari, 2020
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Henry Robben and prof dr. Edward Groenland
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
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'Ambidexterity as a prerequisite for an incumbent’s survival’
Richard Janssen
Promotion date:  November, 2019
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Rob Blomme and Dr. Jeroen van der Velden
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 

‘The effects of cooperative compliance programmes’
Maarten Siglé
Promotion date: 21 May, 2019
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Lisette van der Hel - van Dijk and Prof dr. Roland Speklé
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
Download: samenvatting in het Nederlands / summary in English

‘Creating a committed workforce using social exchange and social identity to enhance psychological attachment within an ever-changing workplace’
Ali Fenwick
Promotion date: 17 September, 2018
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Lidewey van der Sluis
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
Download: summary in English

‘Customer intelligence and its effect on buyer-seller relationships in business markets’
Konstantinos Rigopoulos
Promotion date: 17 September, 2018
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Henry Robben and prof. dr. Edward Groenland
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
Download samenvatting in het Nederlands summary in English / summary in Greek

‘Empirical studies on (un)conventional policies and macroeconomic adjustment during the crisis’
Beau Soederhuizen
Promotion date: 23 May, 2018
Nyenrode-promotor: prof. dr. Ivo Arnold
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
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‘A Sociotechnical Perspective on Workarounds Emerging from Electronic Health Record System Usage in an Academic Hospital Setting’
Vincent Blijleven
Promotion date: 28 March, 2018
Nyenrode-promotor: prof. dr. Kitty Koelemeijer
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit / 
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'Compensation Incentives and Personality Traits: Three studies on their Joint Effects on Auditor Judgment and Decision Making'
Herman van Brenk
Promotion date: 6 December 2017
Nyenrode-promotor: prof. dr. Barbara Majoor
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit
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Cooperation in Operations: Insights into the governance of cooperation in the financial services industry
Petrosjan Damen
Promotion date: 8 November, 2017
Nyenrode-promotor: prof. dr. Annemieke Roobeek
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit
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Extending lean framework beyond conventional boundaries: exploring value creation and appropriation in SMEs and services
Erdogan Gülyaz
Promotion date: 13 July, 2017
Nyenrode promotors: Prof. dr. Jack van der Veen en Prof.dr. Venu Venugopal
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit
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Transformative governance for the knowledge democracy: The dynamics of broadening participative mechanisms in representative democratic systems
Stella van Rijn
Promotion date: 26 June, 2017
Nyenrode promotors: Prof.dr. Danielle Zandee en Prof.dr. Rene Tissen
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit
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Socially responsible and impact investing in the collective pension system
Georgios Nikolaos Apostolakis
Promotion date: 21 February, 2017
Nyenrode promotors: Dr. ir.  Gert van Dijk en Prof. dr. Rob Blomme
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2017
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The power of peer feedback: research on the learning process within Virtual Action Learning
Jos J.M. Baeten
Promotion date: 28 September, 2016
Nyenrode promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Blomme
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2016
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MAKE IT WORK – Rethinking the work-home interface
Jenny Sok
Promotion date: 27 June, 2016
Nyenrode promotor: Prof. dr. R.J. Blomme
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2016
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Towards a spatial theory of organizations: Principles and practices of modern organizational design
Frank Lekanne Deprez
Promotion date: 25 May, 2016
Nyenrode promotors: Prof. dr. R.J. Blomme and Prof. dr. R.J. Tissen
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2016
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Business unit controller involvement in management: an empirical investigation in The Netherlands
Hans ten Rouwelaar
Promotion date: 31 August, 2015
Nyenrode promotor: Prof. dr. ir. J. Bots
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2015
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Marketing as value-leverage: Does marketing contribute to firm performance via process improvement?
Alex Klein
Promotion date: 9 June, 2015
Nyenrode promotor: Prof. dr. H. Robben
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2015
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De waarde van ketensamenwerking: Empirisch onderzoek naar de relatie tussen de toepassing van ketensamenwerking en het verlagen van (faal-)kosten het verhogen van de kwaliteit en het verminderen van de doorlooptijd bij de nieuwbouw, onderhoud en renovatie van woningen.
Marcel Noordhuis
Promotion date: 14 April, 2015
Nyenrode promotor: Prof. dr. J. van der Veen
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2015
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How external financial audit services are selected by Dutch listed OOBs and how this selection process affects perceived auditor independence and perceived audit quality: Does a turkey vote for Christmas?
John Tros
Promotion date: 14 April, 2015
Nyenrode promotor: Prof. dr. L. Paape RA RO CIA
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2015
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Differences between public auditors and forensic accountants in their ability to identify fraud risks and plan effective procedures to mitigate fraud risks.
Inez Verwey
Promotion date: 22 May, 2014
Nyenrode promotor: Prof. dr. G.C.M. Majoor RA
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2014
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Dissertations

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Spirituality and management are inseparable

Community |  July 9 2021
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"As a leader your role is to give others space to succeed."

Opinion |  July 1 2021
Authority Magazine had the pleasure of interviewing Koen Becking, Rector Magnificus at Nyenrode Business University. As an experienced leader, Becking insists that you should stay close to your people and be there with them. As an optimist he knows that better times are coming: “Even in the midst of a pandemic it’s still important that we enjoy what we do”, says Becking.
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Stereotypes are still the biggest barrier for women reaching corporate heights

Research |  June 30 2021
Gender stereotypes are the biggest barrier facing women in corporate jobs according to new research from Nyenrode Business University. According to the researchers, Rosalien van 't Foort-Diepeveen, Aikaterini Argyrou and Tineke Lambooy key barriers identified.
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Easing of COVID-19 measures

Education |  June 30 2021
Read which measures are currently in force at Nyenrode.
Portrait Marike Vrins Improving cooperation between NGO’s on the Greek Island Lesvos

Improving cooperation between NGO’s on the Greek Island Lesvos

Community |  June 23 2021
On April 20th, Nyenrode welcomed speaker Marieke Vrins as part of the Nyenrode Online Breakfast Sessions. She introduced the participants to the challenges related to her work for several NGO’s on the Greek Island Lesvos.
Jolanda Kroon Organizing ownership through change

Organizing ownership through change

Research |  June 18 2021
In the doctoral research ‘Perspectives on change within organizations’ from Jolanda Kroon, she asked 27 respondents about their perception of reality and their vision of the future of hospital organizations in the changing context of healthcare. On June 18, she successfully defended her PhD dissertation at Nyenrode Business Universiteit.
Marlies de Vries Making the most impact: 'Giving voice to the next generation of auditors'

Making the most impact: 'Giving voice to the next generation of auditors'

Research |  June 18 2021
The faculty of Nyenrode Business University awarded 'Giving voice to the next generation of auditors' by Marlies de Vries, faculty member and Program Director of Controlling, the title of ‘impact case 2021’.