Robert Jan (Rob) Blomme is Head of Faculty and a Full Professor of Organization Behavior at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. His main research concerns psychological, sociological and institutional aspects of organizational behavior. Apart from his research, his teaching covers a wide range of courses in Organizational Behavior, Organizational Sociology, Organizational Theory and Change Management. He teaches in Master, MBA, PhD and Executive Education programs. He is also a Full Professor Management and Organization at Open Universiteit, Heerlen. From 2005 until 2013 he served as chaired professor HRM (Lector) at the Hotelschool The Hague.
He received his PhD from the Universiteit Utrecht in Social Sciences. He also holds an MSc in Business Administration (Open Universiteit), an MSc in Industrial Management (University of Hertfordshire, UK), a Master’s Degree in Learning and Development (Tilburg University) and a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (Fontys University of Applied Sciences).
He has published four books including ‘Alignment: A Study In Organizing Processes And Alignment Between Individual And Organizational Competencies’ and 'Another State of Mind: Perspectives from Wisdom Traditions on Management and Business'. Recipient of awards and research grants, he published peer-reviewed articles in journals including British Journal of Management, European Management Review, International Journal of HRM, International Journal of Hospitality Management, International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, Journal of Management and Organization, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality and Journal of Organizational Change Management. Also he has published a diversity of book chapters, management articles and conference proceedings. Besides that, Rob serves as an (associate) editor and reviewer for the international academic community (see for an overview the list of publications) including the position of Editor-in-Chief for M&O: Tijdschrift voor Management en Organisatie.
Apart from his position at Nyenrode, Rob also works as an independent Interim Manager and Consultant. He is a Visiting Professor for the Hotelschool The Hague, Rijksuniversiteit Leiden, Antwerp School of Management and Ho Polytechnic in Ghana, and serves as a research fellow of the Humanistic Management Network. In addition, he is in the Advisory Board of Stichting REIM.