Marie-Joëlle Browaeys is researcher in management education. She writes international textbooks and develops supporting teaching material. Her research domain is essentially organizational learning. This comprises research in business culture and management, complexity thinking, didactics and learning technologies.

Marie-Joëlle is assistant professor Cross-cultural management and Thesis supervisor for the research center Center of Marketing and Supply Chain Management at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. Besides, she was Project manager virtual education in various Nyenrode programs and Program manager for the Executive Education.

In the last 10 years, Marie-Joëlle has written four editions of the book ‘Understanding cross-cultural management’, which were published by Pearson. She gets energy from working together with (ex)colleagues, students, and alumni. She also would like to make people aware of the importance of cross-cultural issues in management education. Therefore, she wrote an impact case on this book.

Marie-Joëlle studied at the department of Education Sciences, Academy of Lille (France). Thereafter, she graduated at the Faculty of Arts, University of Amsterdam. 

Most relevant publications

  • Browaeys, M.-J., & Price, R.L. (2019), fourth edition. Understanding cross-cultural management. Pearson. ISBN 9781292204970. (see also Browaeys M.-J. (2021) Impact Case
  • Browaeys, M.-J, & Fisser, S. (2012). Lean and agile: an epistemological reflection. The Learning Organization, 19(3), 207-218. Special issue: ‘Lean vs agile- from an organizational sustainability, complexity and learning perspective’.
  • Browaeys, M.-J. (2005). A new epistemological perspective for cultural complexity in organizations. In: W.R. Baets (Ed.), Knowledge management and management learning: Springer. ISBN 0387258191.
  • Browaeys, M.-J. (2004). Emergent theory and technology in e-learning. In: D. Remenyi, (Ed), European Conference on Information Technology Evaluation, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam.  ISBN 0954709667.
  • Browaeys, M.-J., & Trompenaars, F. (Eds.). (2000). Cases studies on cultural dilemmas: How to use transcultural competence for reconciling cultural dilemmas. Breukelen: Universiteit Nyenrode. ISBN 9073314593.