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Meer met minder? Hoe teams kunnen blijven presteren tijdens personele bezuinigingen

Meer met minder? Hoe teams kunnen blijven presteren tijdens personele bezuinigingen

Date:01 September 2020

Personele bezuinigingen zijn helaas aan de orde van de dag. Onlangs maakte de Nederlandse Spoorwegen bekend 1,4 miljard EURO te moeten besparen waardoor mogelijk 2300 banen verloren gaan, terwijl Ryanair al eerder bekendmaakte 3.000 van de ongeveer 16.000...

Assistant Professor Evelien Croonen

Hand in hand comrades? Is "franchise camaraderie" a curse or a blessing?

Date:03 July 2020
Author:Dr. Evelien P.M. Croonen

I regularly see beautiful collaborations between local entrepreneurs. Think of entrepreneurs who develop a collective city app with delivery service, or a joint drive-in of catering entrepreneurs during the Corona crisis. These examples show how powerful...

Professor Floor Rink

The danger of subtle forms of discrimination

Date:01 July 2020
Author:Professor Floor Rink

Last week, the media was full of national and international demonstrations against discrimination and social inequality. And this while many countries are still in lockdown, or just slowly coming out of a lockdown, due to the new coronavirus. For months,...

Assistant Professor in Economics Swarnodeep Homroy

For Floyd or Money: Why are CEOs commenting on racial injustice?

Date:16 June 2020
Author:Swarnodeep Homroy

US CEOs, mostly from conservative backgrounds, are widely commenting on the tragic killing of George Floyd, despite a potential for adverse reaction of the investors to these statements. In recent times, CEOs are increasingly speaking on social issues,...

Covid-19: Challenges of motivating compliance with large-scale behavioral change

Covid-19: Challenges of motivating compliance with large-scale behavioral change

Date:16 June 2020

A recent study suggests that lockdowns in Europe have saved more than three million lives, illustrating the relevance of compliance with behavioral change measures such as social distancing. But especially in the beginning of the pandemic, violations of...

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Masks instead of coffee filters and ventilators rather than cars

Date:28 May 2020
Author:Pedro de Faria, Bart Los and Florian Noseleit

What are the implications of adaptive innovations for Post-Covid-19 Innovation Policies?  

Professor in Sustainable Banking and Finance Bert Scholtens

How can companies cope with disruption from Covid-19?

Date:06 May 2020
The spread of Covid-19 virus has made perfectly clear that both global value chains and domestic production can be severely disrupted. Disruption and risk is on everyone’s agenda. The pandemic is a non-financial risk and it lead almost all firms to take action. This blog with finance professor Bert Scholtens focuses on how firms can improve their mastery of adverse events and how they can these events better manage when they occur.
Prof. dr. Peter Verhoef - A Forced Digital Transformation in University Education

A Forced Digital Transformation in University Education

Date:28 April 2020

[text in Dutch below] Digital transformation is gaining much attention in the business press. Digital transformation concerns the change of business to a fully digital operation of their activities to create value for their customers. Firms like Amazon,...

Assistant professor Pedro de Faria, professor Bart Los and assistant professor Florian Noseleit explain that pandemic-related innovation cannot be left to markets.

Pandemic-Related Innovation: Don't Leave It to Markets

Date:21 April 2020
Author:Pedro de Faria, Bart Los and Florian Noseleit

The Covid-19 crisis has put unprecedented pressure on health systems around the world. Curbing the effects of the virus requires a massive use of complex products, such as ventilators and testing equipment. Past large investments in science and R&D have...

Professor Bert Scholtens talks about the effectiveness of a green monetary policy.

Bert Scholtens: a green monetary policy can be effective

Date:24 March 2020

Amidst the Corona pandemic, it is easy to forget that there is the climate crisis. Though the effects of the pandemic for the environment are visible from reduced pollution and congestion, the long-term effects are unknown. This contrasts with the climate...