Recent news

Kathleen Stephenson successfully defended her thesis


Thursday the 28th Kathleen Stephenson successfully defended her thesis.

Open Access Article: ‘Outsourcing the pain, keeping the pleasure’


Together with Anne Kranzbühler, Mirella Kleijnen and Peeter Verlegh have published their article ‘Outsourcing the pain, keeping the pleasure: effects of outsourced touchpoints in the customer journey’ in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science.

Christopher Wickert hosted research network "Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing"


On March 14-15 Christopher Wicker hosted the second meeting of the research network "Grand Challenges & New Forms of Organizing".

ABRI PhD Day 2019 was a success


At the 2019 edition of the PhD Day, March 19, four ABRI PhD candidates presented their work in progress to the greater ABRI community.

Arjen van Witteloostuijn has been awarded JIBS Silver Medal


The Academy of International Business Executive Board has awarded Arjen van Witteloostuijn with the JIBS Silver Medal.

Important milestone In AACSB accreditation


The School of Business and Economics is currently working on gaining our AACSB accreditation. The initial self-evaluation report, an important step in this process, has recently been approved by the AACSB.

M&O launches own LinkedIn Page


The Management & Organisation department now has a new page on LinkedIn.

Arjen van Witteloostuijn has been elected as an Fellow of Academy of International Business.


The Academy of International Business (AIB) is the leading association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business.

ABRI PhD Day on 19 March


ABRI is pleased to invite you to the annual ABRI PhD Day that will take place on March 19, 2019.

GLOMO Vacancy PhD pre-research position


Global mobility of employees (GLOMO) has a vacancy for a PhD pre-research position for 2.5 years on the project “Managing Global Compensation and Rewards.” Candidates should be Early-Stage Researchers (ESRs).

Florian Zapkau Visiting Research Fellow King's College London


As of February 2019 Florian Zapkau has been appointed visiting research fellow at King's College in London.

Deadline call for papers EAWOP Small Group Meeting on Antecedents of Work Design


The European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) has funded a Small Group Meeting on the “Antecedents of Work Design”, organized by Maria Tims (VU Amsterdam), Anja van den Broeck (KU Leuven), and Daniela Andrei (Curtin University Perth).

Frans Feldberg gives 'TEDx Talk' about the influence of A.I.


What role does Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) play in reducing the effects of cancer? And what role does artificial intelligence play on reducing greenhouse gases? Prof. Frans Feldberg (School of Business and Economics) answers these questions in his recently published Tedx Talk.

Doctoral Grant NWO for project “From Waste to Taste”


Anna de Visser-Amundson and her PhD supervisor Mirella Kleijnen have received a Doctoral Grant for Teachers by NWO (180,750 Euros) for the project “From Waste to Taste: The effect of Product Cues on Consumer Preferences for Rescued-based Food”.

MSc Business Administration Passes NVAO Accreditation


On January 8 2019, an NVAO committee visited VU Amsterdam for the accreditation of the fulltime and parttime Master programs in Business Administration, and for the upcoming independence of the Master programs in Digital Business & Innovation, Financial Management, and Transport & Supply Chain Management.