Recent news

VU researcher Sabine Go part of team receiving ERC Consolidator Grant


School of Business and Economics researcher Sabine Go has, as part of a team led by Professor Maria Fusaro from the University of Exeter, received an ERC Consolidator Grant to investigate the development of General Average laws and procedures during the Early Modern period.

KIN is Hiring: Two Assistant or Associate Professors in the areas of Information Systems and Sharing Economy


KIN is continuing the search for top-flight talent to join our outstanding faculty. Applications are invited at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

Marleen Huysman in VUurwerk on KIN Center for Digital Innovation


Marleen Huysman was interviewed for the Vrije Universiteit’s magazine “VUurwerk”!

Project FoodBank: SBE students provide support where it is needed most


Students of the Master’s programme Transport and Supply Chain Management started a Community Service Learning (CSL) project to help the Amsterdam Food Bank Initiative. Goal is to help stabilizing their capacity.

SBE is recruiting the first Hermine Weijland Fellows


The Hermine Weijland Fellowship was established with the aim of attracting and promoting female academic talent.

Mahmood Shafeie Zargar winner GrassRoots grant for small scale ICT-projects


GrassRoots are grants for small-scale ICT projects with ready-to-use results for teaching and learning.

In Memory of Francine Klein Bog


It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of our dear colleague Francine Klein Bog on Wednesday, November 22.

SBE launches Executive PhD Network "Amsterdam in Science, Business and Society"


On 16 November 2017, SBE organized the first networking event of the Executive PhD Network "Amsterdam in Science, Business and Society".

Evgenia Lysova received Best Dissertation Award HRM Network


Evgenia Lysova has received the Best Dissertation Award for her dissertation entitled “What does your career mean to you? Understanding individual career and work behaviors through the prism of the meaning of career”.

Cross cultural management guru Fons Trompenaars inducted into the Thinkers50 hall of fame


Thinkers50, the premier ranking of global business thinkers, has announced its 2017 list at is Gala dinner yesterday night in Grand Connaught Rooms in London and Fons Trompenaars, co-author with Charles Hampden-Turner of recently published Nine Visions of Capitalism (Infinite Ideas, 2015), has been elevated to the pantheon of management thinkers who have made a contribution over an extended period of time to the Thinkers50 Hall of Fame.

4 million Euro Horizon 2020 ITN grant for SBE career researchers


A team of SBE career scholars — Prof. Dr. Svetlana Khapova, Niki Konijn, Dr. Jos Akkermans, Dr. Evgenia Lysova, together with an international consortium of leading European universities and business partners, received a 4 million EUR Horizon 2020 Innovative Training Network (ITN) grant for an international research project on “Global mobility of employees” (GLOMO).

Jos Akkermans in University of the Netherlands: How to get your first job


Finding a job is by no means easy in today's society. Jos Akkermans explains how to make sure that you are well prepared for the job market!

Wouter Stam receives Emerald Citation of Excellence 2017 Award


The paper entitled “Social capital of entrepreneurs and small firm performance: A meta-analysis of contextual and methodological moderators”, written by Wouter Stam and co-authors and published in Journal of Business Venturing (2014, vol. 29 (1)), has received the Emerald Citation of Excellence 2017 award.

Wouter Stam joins editorial board of Journal of Business Venturing


Journal of Business Venturing (JBV) provides a scholarly forum for sharing useful and interesting theories, narratives, and interpretations of the antecedents, mechanisms, and/or consequences of entrepreneurship.

First international conference on Calling was a great success


On October 13 & 14, VU Center for Meaningful Work, with support of ABRI and the Department of Management & Organisation, hosted the First International Conference on Calling at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.