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Entrepreneurship, Governance & Stewardship

Our mission

Nyenrode's Center for Entrepreneurship, Governance & Stewardship strives for a higher academic understanding of the processes of entrepreneurship and stewardship, instilling an entrepreneurial attitude in our students.

We cover the following fields of expertise:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business & Diplomacy
  • Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Business Ethics and Integrity Management
  • Corporate Governance

The Center for Entrepreneurship, Governance & Stewardship's goal is to strengthen the international visibility of our program within the academic and business communities in the fields of entrepreneurship and stewardship. In order to achieve this, we conduct and support research, teach Nyenrode's students and participants, and provide a number of services to aforementioned communities.

Our activities

Nyenrode's Center for Entrepreneurship, Governance & Stewardship participates in the following programs:

  • BSc in Accountancy
  • BSc in Management
  • MSc in Management (full-time and part-time)
  • MSc in Accounting
  • MSc in Controlling
  • MBA (International, Executive and Modular)
  • Executive Education (various programs and courses)
  • Executive Doctorate Program

Our research

Our research covers the following areas:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business and Transfer
  • Entrepreneurial Transformation
  • Strategic Entrepreneurship
  • Social (Venturing) Entrepreneurship

International business

All of our research activities focus on realistic applications within the corporate world, therefore contributing well-defined added value to businesses' results.

We conduct research in international business topics in specific countries and regions, such as China, India, the Middle East and North and South America. Common subjects are:

  • Corporate Governance and Managing Shareholders’ Value
  • Dealing with the World as a Global Place
  • Dutch and Chinese Systems
  • Emerging Markets

Entrepreneurship

Institute for Integrity management en Corporate Ethics EIBE

  • Download Rapport Morele Cultuur en Moreel Gedrag van Financiële Professionals
    Een onderzoek van Nyenrode/Eibe in samenwerking met HighQ Financieel Interim en NIVE Opleidingen, mei 2013 (Dutch)
  • Marcel Becker, Paul van Tongeren, Alain Hoekstra, Edgar Karssing en Ron Niessen
    Deugdethiek en Integriteit. Achtergronden en Aanbevelingen. Van Gorcum, 2010 ISBN 9789023246732 (Dutch)
  • Tom Berkhout en Ronald Jeurissen, Net werken en netwerken, Nyenrode Business Universiteit, 2009 (Dutch)

Publications by faculty members

Sustainability (in Dutch if so indicated by the title)

  • Publications list André Nijhof
  • Taco van Someren en André Nijhof. Triple P Business Development in the Dutch agro-food sector: 9 cases of strategic innovation. Van Gorcum, 2010
    ISBN 9789023246763
  • André Nijhof en Hans Wesseling (redactie). Human Resources in Ethisch Perspectief
    Van Gorcum, 2010
    ISBN 9789023245377
  • André Nijhof, Edgar Karssing, Raoul Wirtz & Theo de Bruijn. En nu doorpakken! Gedragsverandering in de Nederlandse bouwsector. Van Gorcum, 2008
    ISBN 9789023244424
  • Edgar Karssing en Ron Niessen (red.). Geroepen om het algemeen belang te dienen: ambtenaren, integriteit en beroepstrots. CAOP, 2008
    ISBN 9789079391011
  • Edgar Karssing. Integriteit in de beroepspraktijk. Van Gorcum, 2006
    ISBN 9023241746
  • Ronald Jeurissen. Bedrijfsethiek: een goede zaak (6e druk). Van Gorcum, 2006
    ISBN 9023242173
  • Edgar Karssing. Morele competentie in organisaties. Van Gorcum, 2000 ISBN 9023236181 

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Faculty members

Dr. George (Giorgos) Apostolakis

  • Social Finance and Innovation
  • International Corporate Finance

Aikaterini Argyrou LL.M.

  • Company Law
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Business and Human Rights
  • CSR
  • Law and Social Enterprises
  • Sustainable Company Law

Prof. dr. George Baourakis

  • Marketing
  • EU Food Business Policies
  • Cooperative & Supply Chain Management

Michiel Brandt LL.M.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • BoP Business
  • Business & Biodiversity
  • Inclusive Business

Dr. Marta Berent Braun

  • Family Business
  • Governance
  • Entrepreneurship

Prof. dr. Willem Burggraaf

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Culture

Dr. Nicolas Chevrollier

  • Inclusive Business
  • Inclusive Innovation
  • TEAL Organizations

Maurice Coen MSc

  • Sustainable Building & Development

Prof. dr. ir. Gert van Dijk

  • Entrepreneurship & Investment Strategies
  • Cooperative Business Aministration Strategies
  • (Cooperative) Business Finance in Developing Economies

Mr. Maike van Dijk-de Groot LL.M.

  • Access to the legal system
  • Conflict resolution
  • Developing countries
  • Microenterprise Development
  • Microfinance

Ir. Birgit Dulski

  • Sustainable Building

Prof. dr. Haico Ebbers

  • Globalization; China
  • Globalization
  • China

Prof. dr. Roberto Flören

  • Family Business
  • Family Business Transfer

Sander van ‘t Foort BBA LL.M. (hons)

  • CSR
  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Environmental Law
  • National Contact Points of the OECD

Prof. dr. lr. Andrzej Hajdasinski Meng

  • Systems Theory
  • Large Scale Control Systems
  • Business Transformation
  • Transformational Outsourcing

Prof. dr. ir. Anke van Hal

  • Sustainable Building & Development

Prof. dr. Paul Hilbers

  • Financial Sector Supervision

Drs. Irene Jonkers

  • Research Methodology
  • Multi-stakeholder Processes
  • Societal Change
  • Societal Sustainability

Dr. Edgar Karssing

  • Business Ethics
  • Administrative Ethics

Dr. ir. Henk Kievit

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Family Business
  • Entrepreneurial Philanthropy
  • Natural and Social Capitalism
  • Social Venturing
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Philanthropy

Prof. dr. Ad Kil (emeritus)

  • Family Business
  • Research Methodology
  • Business Research
  • Professional Service Firms
  • Succession and Wealth Mananagement

Prof. dr. Tineke Lambooy LL.M.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Globalization

Yulia Levashova LL.M.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • CSR & Bilateral Investment Treaties
  • International Investment Law
  • European Environmental Law
  • Capital Markets & Biodiversity
  • Investment in Forestry
  • Investments in Ecosystem Services

Prof. dr. Jean Paul van Marissing

  • Antitrust Policy
  • Competition Policy

Dr. Daniëlle Melis MBA

  • Corporate Governance and Capital Markets
  • Strategic Alignment

Mr. Herman Mulder

  • Fraud
  • Integrity Management
  • Leadership development

Dr. Sharda Nandram

  • Entrepreneurship and Spirituality

Prof. dr. ir. André Nijhof

  • Sustainable Business and Stewardship

Prof. mr. Steven Schuit

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance

Drs. Sacha Spoor

  • Integrity Management
  • Business Ethics

Prof. dr. Désirée M. van Gorp LL.M.

  • International Business
  • Sustainable Globalization
  • Global Sourcing
  • Offshoring & Outsourcing
  • Business & Diplomacy
  • New Technologies & Innovation

Prof. dr. André Wierdsma (emeritus)

  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Learning Organization

Prof. mr. dr. Leo Witvliet (emeritus)

  • Strategic Management
  • Professional Service Management

Prof. dr. Danielle Zandee

  • Organizational Development
  • Change Management
  • Sustainability
  • Organization Theory
  • Action research

Dr. Jianhong Zhang

  • International Business
  • International Economics; International Business
  • International Economics