Dissertations

'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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Dissertations

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“For a Nyenrodean you go the extra mile”

Community |  June 4 2019
What are the foundations of a successful career? Nyenrodian Han Knooren has invested a lot in young leaders at his company. “I cannot help but share practical life lessons.”
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Financial Times publishes 2019 Executive Education ranking

Education |  June 3 2019
For the seventh time in a row, the Executive Education programs at Nyenrode Business University have been declared the best in the Netherlands.
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Sharing Insights for the Sharing Economy

Community |  May 22 2019
On May 14 2019, Nyenrode Amsterdam welcomed Harmen van Sprang, co-founder of shareNL and independent expert in platform economy to inspire students, alumni and the business community as part of the Nyenrode Amsterdam Breakfast Sessions.
Maarten Sigle Cooperative compliance programmes increases tax certainty of large businesses

Cooperative compliance programmes increases tax certainty of large businesses

Research |  May 21 2019
Breukelen, May 21, 2019 – “A modern tax administration must include a trust-based regulatory approach in its compliance risk management strategy for large businesses. A so-called cooperative compliance program (CCP) – such as horizontal monitoring in the Netherlands – increases tax certainty and reduces aggressive tax practices.” This is one of the conclusions reached by Maarten Siglé RA in his dissertation titled “The effects of cooperative compliance programmes”, for which he will receive his doctorate from Nyenrode Business University on May 21, 2019.
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Chances in Seoul #lifeasanyenrodian

Community |  May 10 2019
From April 7th to April 11th, the Nyenrode Roadshow in Seoul took place. This roadshow included information sessions about Nyenrode Business Universiteit and personal consulting sessions with potential students. In this trip, there was one of our FTMSc 26 alumni, Sehee Lucia Choi, who is now part of Nyenrode’s Young Professionals team as a Community Marketeer (International B2B). Lucia shares her experience as an alumna and marketeer during this trip.
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‘Nyenrode feels as if it is an additional family.’

Community |  May 7 2019
Nyenrode Alumna Gayle included the Nyenrode Fund in her will. ‘When you have died, you cannot spend your money anymore anyway and this way, I can still make an impact.’
Marjolein Bakker Disruptive innovations in a sustainable world

Disruptive innovations in a sustainable world

Community |  May 2 2019
Marjolein Bakker, an alumna of the Full-time MSc in International Management, has recently embarked on a collaboration to publish her thesis as an article. Joining her in this effort are Prof André Nijhof and Dr Henk Kievit, both professors at Nyenrode Business University. Her Master’s thesis, “Exploring Encroachment: value propositions and the role of disruptive innovation in attracting new customers”, examines the type of innovation that drives new customers to buy a particular value proposition. The provocative title of Bakker’s forthcoming article reads: “Can the customer still be king in the era of sustainability?”
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Responsible leadership comes from the heart

Community |  April 26 2019
On April 9 2019, Nyenrode Amsterdam welcomed change manager Sherida Tdlohreg, Founder of TransActory and Nyenrode MSc & MBA Alumna to inspire students, alumni and the business community as part of the Nyenrode Amsterdam Breakfast Sessions.