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Associate Professor Rian Drogendijk's specialisations include internationalisation of firms, organisation of multinational corporations, cross cultural management, and measures of cultural distance or differences.

Rian Drogendijk: Nurturer of talented researchers, with a personal touch

Date:16 March 2020

If the Faculty of Economics and Business were a professional football club (FC FEB), Rian Drogendijk would be the head of the scouting and youth division. The Director of Graduate Studies is closely involved in selecting students for the Research Master’s...

Philip Steinberg's research interests include corporate innovation strategies, knowledge sourcing, organizational boundaries of the firm and individuals within the organization.

Philip Steinberg: 'I am interested in how corporations can be innovative'

Date:09 March 2020

For assistant professor Philip Steinberg, innovation and how companies can thrive in dynamic environments are pressing topics for research. Steinberg joined the Faculty of Economics and Business after completing his PhD studies at the University of...

David Hagmann is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Kennedy School at Harvard

Nudging out support for a carbon tax: David Hagmann on achieving green change

Date:02 March 2020

How to accommodate human behavior to stave off severe forms of climate change? Around this question, the FEB signature area Markets and Sustainability organized an interdisciplinary symposium on January 24–25. Researchers from economics, operations,...

Andreas Lange is a professor of economics at the University of Hamburg and the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Trying to solve the world: Andreas Lange on real-life adaptations to climate change

Date:25 February 2020

How to accommodate human behavior to stave off severe forms of climate change? Around this question, the FEB signature area Markets and Sustainability organized an interdisciplinary symposium on January 24–25. Researchers from economics, operations,...

University of Oxford Professor of Finance Renée Adams visited Groningen to speak at Corporate Finance Day, an opportunity for academics to network and share their research

‘I’m interested in human behaviour’: Renée Adams boards, diversity and women in leadership

Date:18 February 2020

Renée Adams is Professor of Finance of the University of Oxford. She currently sits on the council of Society for Financial Studies, serves at Management Science and chairs the co-founded AFA’s “Academic Female Finance Committee”. Adams recently visited...

Janka Stoker is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change

Janka Stoker appointed member of the KHMW

Date:11 February 2020

Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change Janka Stoker has been appointed a member of the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW, Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and Humanities) on 8 February.

In the Standup Economics festival, eight experts from the Faculty of Economics and Business shed light on important economic topics through wit and humour.

Our economy could use some comedy!

Date:11 February 2020

Can jokes be the best way to tackle the sometimes dry world of economics? Groningen set out to prove they are the perfect match in October, when the first Standup Economics festival came to the city. Making important economic topics tangible and open for...

Subasi's research found that colleagues are less likely to share information with people who are dissimilar to them in ethnicity or gender.

Burcu Subasi: 'diversity is a double edged sword'

Date:04 February 2020

The right thing to do, and good for growth. A new generation of researchers in the faculty are studying the topic of diversity in business. They are taking on questions like: what is the impact of increasing gender balance on a company’s bottom line? And...

Edwina Wong hopes to evaluate commonly used workplace diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Edwina Wong: 'achieving both diversity and inclusion is difficult'

Date:28 January 2020

Good for the balance sheet, and the right thing to do: a new generation of researchers in the faculty are studying the topic of diversity in business. They are taking on questions like: how can diverse teams best work together? Does diversity in the...

Esha Mendiratta joined the University of Groningen in 2016 after a PhD in Sydney.

Esha Mendiratta: 'equal access of opportunity is good for all'

Date:21 January 2020

The right thing to do, and good for growth. A new generation of researchers in the faculty are studying the topic of diversity in business. They are taking on questions like: how can diverse teams best work together? What is the impact of increasing gender...