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'Collaboration theatre' - when cooperation in alliances does not produce tangible output

'Collaboration theatre' - when cooperation in alliances does not produce tangible output

Datum:07 juni 2021
Auteur:Martin Pit

Strategic alliances are formal arrangements between independent firms that involve the exchange, sharing, or co-development of resources or capabilities (Kale & Singh, 2009). Specifically in the current dynamic business environment, alliances are seen as...

Pitfalls in Supervisory Boards' decision making and how to avoid these

Pitfalls in Supervisory Boards' decision making and how to avoid these

Datum:27 mei 2021
Auteur:Fabian Ahrens

Outside directors (Supervisory Board) in any kind of company are often confronted with questions and challenges that are new to them, or are in areas where they have little expertise. Still, it is their duty to hold the CEO of the company accountable and...

Making Telwork Work: The upsides, downsides and the way forward (Part 2)

Making Telework Work: The upsides, downsides and the way forward (Part 2)

Datum:12 mei 2021
Auteur:Jessica de Bloom and Anita Keller

In the previous blog (Part 1) we identified and discussed the upsides and downsides of telework: Positive aspects, such as such as easing societal problems related to densely populated areas, increasing feelings of autonomy and enhanced performance; But...

Making Telework Work: The upsides, downsides and the way forward (Part 1)

Making Telework Work: The upsides, downsides and the way forward (Part 1)

Datum:12 mei 2021
Auteur:Jessica de Bloom and Anita Keller

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, practically overnight, a large share of the working population transitioned to working from home: involuntarily, unprepared and often full-time. While writing this blog, around 50% of the Dutch workforce works from home....

Anti-Asian Prejudice, also in the Netherlands – Before, During Covid-19, and Beyond 

Anti-Asian Prejudice,also in the Netherlands–Before,During Covid-19, and Beyond 

Datum:06 april 2021
Auteur:Edwina Wong

Recent European Network Against Racism (ENAR) reports show that Asians are among the most negatively impacted racialized groups in Europe to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Also in the Netherlands, the reports show that Asians have been negatively...

Jongeren, Corona en Burn-out

Jongeren, Corona en Burn-out

Datum:16 maart 2021
Auteur:Peter van der Meer

Zeker sinds de introductie van de coronapandemie, is er een discussie over de jongeren. Jongeren zouden de gevolgen van de (intelligente) lock-down extra sterk voelen. Ze komen niet meer buiten, kunnen leeftijdsgenoten niet meer ontmoeten, kunnen niet naar...

Hoe smeed je een creatief team? Diversiteit, afhankelijkheid, teambeloning staan ​​centraal 

Hoe smeed je een creatief team? Diversiteit, afhankelijkheid, teambeloning staan ​​centraal 

Datum:09 maart 2021
Auteur:Bernard Nijstad

Veel werknemers werken in één of meer teams, maar een team is pas een echt team als er sprake is van wederzijdse afhankelijkheid: alleen samen kun je het teamresultaat bereiken. Wederzijdse afhankelijkheid zorgt er voor dat de unieke input van teamleden...

Waarom is er een toename in complottheorieën in COVID-19? De rol van onzekerheid

Waarom is er een toename in complottheorieën in COVID-19? De rol van onzekerheid

Datum:09 februari 2021
Auteur:Maxim Laurijssen

Ten gevolge van COVID-19 zitten we met zijn allen in een langdurige en onzekere situatie. Dit heeft grotendeels te maken met de vele onbeantwoorde vragen rondom COVID-19: word ik ziek? Heeft het voor mij gevolgen als ik ziek word? Maar ook heel praktisch:...

How to accelerate social change? Creative thinking boosts donations and triggers perspective taking

How to accelerate social change? Creative thinking boosts donations and triggers perspective taking

Datum:02 februari 2021
Auteur:Marta Wronska

In a world of rapid growth and innovations, numerous problems are still waiting to be solved. Fortunately, nonprofits keep inventing and implementing incredible solutions. But even the most effective charities are limited by funding. Yet, it turns out that...

Collaborating from home requires extra management

Collaborating from home requires extra management

Datum:27 januari 2021
Auteur:Yingjie Yuan

The world of work has changed forever. Before Covid-19, telework was primarily for digitalized firms and self-employed, taking merely 5.4% of employed in EU-27. One year after the outbreak of Covid-19, close to 40% of employees work full-time as a result...