Dissertations

‘The effects of cooperative compliance programmes’
Maarten Siglé
Promotion date: 21 mei 2019
Nyenrode-promotors: prof. dr. Lisette van der Hel - van Dijk and Prof dr. Roland Speklé
Publisher: Breukelen, Nyenrode Business Universiteit 
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‘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 
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‘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 
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‘Empirical studies on (un)conventional policies and macroeconomic adjustment during the crisis’
Beau Soederhuizen
Promotion date: 23 mei, 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 maart, 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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Dissertations

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?”
Nyenrode Breakfast Session 9 april 2019 Hero image Responsible leadership comes from the heart

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.
goede Serious games and entrepreneurship with social impact

Serious games and entrepreneurship with social impact

Community |  April 17 2019
Executive MBA alumnus Sjoerd Wennekes (36) talks about his unique mix of educational qualifications. Wennekes began his student days at HKU University of the Arts in Utrecht and started his MBA at Nyenrode Business University a few years later. This combination has paid off. It has resulted in the success of his company Active Cues, which is responsible for the Tovertafel. The company now operates in 10 countries and has 45 employees (70 including all international partners). As far as Wennekes is concerned, there is no doubt they will keep expanding all over the world.
Claim your chair on Nyenrode - Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen - interview ‘I think it is important that education is accessible to everyone’

‘I think it is important that education is accessible to everyone’

Community |  April 17 2019
‘Nyenrode has been formative for the rest of my life. That is why I think it is important to give something back.’ Alumna Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen claimed a chair on Nyenrode.
JohnMolsonCase Competing in the John Molson Case Competition #lifeasanyenrodian

Competing in the John Molson Case Competition #lifeasanyenrodian

Community |  April 3 2019
At the beginning of this year, four of our Full-time Master in Management students traveled to Montreal to compete in the John Molson Case Competition, a prestigious case competition for MBA and Master students. One of the participants, Asiya Suleimanova, shares her experiences with us.
Afscheid Prof. dr. H.P.A.J. Langendijk CSF190084-437 Let umbrella organizations appoint and pay auditors

Let umbrella organizations appoint and pay auditors

About Nyenrode |  March 29 2019
On March 29, 2019, Prof Dr Henk Langendijk said goodbye as a professor at Nyenrode Business University. In Nyenrode’s Pfizer room, he delivered his farewell speech titled: ‘The (un)true and fair view of the annual financial statements and the position of the auditor.’ His most important advice is to have auditors appointed and paid by umbrella organizations in order to create more impartiality.
SNF - 2018 - portret Elyas Razawi_verkleind ‘My mother’s biggest dream was for me to go to university’

‘My mother’s biggest dream was for me to go to university’

Community |  March 18 2019
Scholarship student Elyas Razawi on the journey that led him to Nyenrode: ‘When I was little, I was determined to be the smartest one in the class.’
Tony Chocolonely After Work Session Doing business without losing ethics

Doing business without losing ethics

Community |  March 11 2019
How can a brand create awareness, set an example and inspire others at the same time? Students and staff at Nyenrode Business University learned the answer to this question and many more during an after-work session on March 7, 2019. Ynzo van Zanten, Choco Evangelist at Tony’s Chocolonely, was the keynote speaker.