Expertise center

Leadership and Management Development

Our mission

Nyenrode's Center for Leadership and Management Development is active in both the business and the academic community. We continuously optimize our education and research programs, keeping us at the forefront of both business and management.

In our center, we have experts in the following areas:
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Business English
  • Coaching
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Executive Education
  • Innovation
  • (Knowledge) Management
  • Labor Relations
  • Leadership en Leadership Development
  • Organizational Behavior and Dynamics
  • Organization Design
  • Psychological Contracts
  • Research Methodologies in Behavioral Sciences
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Talent Economics, Investment en Management
  • Work Values
  • Workplace Learning

Our vision on management development

We believe that management development is directly linked to personal development. And that personal development does not merely depend on knowledge or skills, but also on the motivation and personality of an individual.

Our vision on leadership and organizational development

An organization is a set group of individuals that work together towards common goals. We believe that in order to fully understand and successfully work with an organization, we need to understand the people within it.

Our activities

Nyenrode's Center for Leadership and Management Development contributes to a variety of Bachelor, Master, Post-Master, MBA, Executive and PhD programs at our university.

Our research

Nyenrode's Center for Leadership and Management Development conducts and supports research in the following areas:

  • Engagement and Productivity
  • Human Resource Management
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Knowledge Management
  • Labor Relations and Talent Management
  • Leadership and Cooperation
  • Organization Behavior and Psychology
  • Organization Design
  • Organization Theory and Sociology
  • Stress Management
  • Strategic Talent Management
  • Work-Family Interference

Partners

  • Fordham University, United States
  • Leiden University
  • North West University, South Africa
  • Open University Netherlands
  • Radboud University, Nijmegen
  • Tilburg University

Faculty members

Annamaria Beasley-Suffolk BA

  • Communication
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Business English

Prof. dr. Robert Jan Blomme MLD CMC MSIM MSc BSc Euring

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Leadership
  • Change Management

Prof. dr. Nick H. M. van Dam

  • Change Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Corporate Learning & Leadership Development
  • Management Consulting
  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Digital Learning

Prof. dr. Jeff Gaspersz

  • Innovation Management
  • Business and Creativity

Dr. Bas Kodden LL.M., MSc BA

  • Leadership
  • Personal Development

Dr. Frank Lekanne Deprez

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Design
  • Knowledge Management

Dr. Jan Morsch

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Research Methodology

Christo Nel

  • Leadership Development

Prof. dr. Willem van Rhenen MD

  • Engagement & Productivity

Dr. Melanie de Ruiter

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Change Management

Dr. Jaap Schaveling

  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Executive Education
  • Cooperation & Leadership

Prof. dr. Lidewey van der Sluis

  • Leadership Development
  • Strategic Talent Management
  • Talent Investment
  • Talent Lab
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Workplace Learning
  • Labor Relations
  • Talent Economics
  • Value of Human Capital
  • Coaching on Business & Professional Development

Prof. dr. René Tissen (emeritus)

  • Management & Organizations
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Organization
  • HRM

Prof. dr. Rob Vinke (emeritus)

  • Human Resource Management