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prof. dr. L. Karsten

Emeritus professor
prof. dr. L. Karsten
Telephone:
+31 50 36 33458 (Secretariat)
E-mail:
l.karsten rug.nl

Name Luchien Karsten
Date of Birth 20 December 1947
Place of Birth Groningen, Holland
Marital Status Married
Children Two daughters
Work Tel +31 (0)50 - 3633848
E-mail l.karsten rug.nl

 

Present Post
  • From 1 August 2002 Professor (Professeur d’Université) in Foundations of Management
  • Head of the department of International Business and Management, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen (2006 - )
  • Visiting professor Nottingham Trent Business School, (2003-2006) 
  • Visiting professor IAE University of Rennes I (2003-2007)
  • Coordinator contacts with Indonesia
  • Member of the board of commissionairs of:

    - Foundation Haparako (2002 – Present)

    - The NottinghamTrentBusinessSchool (2002-2006)

    - Training Program Energy Delta Institute

 

Education 

1954 - 1960 Secondary School, Norg
1960 - 1962 Gymnasium Assen
1962 - 1968 Gymnasium Zwolle
1968 - 1970 Military Service: Officer of Medical Troops
1970 - 1977 University of Groningen. Graduated February 1977, Master in Economics
Dissertation: Inductie en waarschijnlijkheid: enkele kanttekeningen by Keynes  “Treatise on Probability”
1973 - 1980 University of Groningen, Graduated September 1980, Master in Philosophy
Dissertation: Arbeidsbegrip in de filosofie (Concept of labor in philosophy)
1977 - 1978 Ecole des Hautes Etudes DEA Program History
Supervisor F. Le Roy Ladurie
Participated in courses:
Economic History (P. Vilar)
History of Annales (J. Le Goff)
History of Sciences (Ch. Morazé)
Philosophy (P. Balibar et Macherey)
Political Sciences (S.C. Kolm)
1989 PHD Thesis: De 8-urendag (The History of the Eight Hour working day) published by The International Institute of Social History Amsterdam, 300 pages.

 

Employment 

 
University of Groningen
1973 - 1977 Student Assistant (i.e. part-time tutor) training students in the History Department about statistics and history of economic thinking.
1978 - 1983

Lecturer Faculty of Social Sciences

Courses:
- History of Dutch Economy
- History of Labour and Well-being
- History of Social Movements
- History of Social Sciences

1984 - 1990

Senior lecturer Faculty of Management & Organization

Courses:
- History & Philosophy of Social Sciences
- History of Management Thinking
- Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism
- Philosophy of Management Thinking
- Time in organizations

1990 - 1993 Coordinator first year Bachelor program
1997 - 1999 Replacing Head of Department Business Studies
1990 - 2002

Associate Professor

Courses:
- History & Philosophy Social Sciences
- History of Management Thinking
- Dynamics of Industrial Capitalism
- Philosophy of Management Thinking
- Time in organizations
- International HRM

1997 - 2004 Coordinator IBP Consortium
1999 - 2004 Director IBP Consortium
Quest and Visiting Professor of the following Universities
1996 - 2001

Technical University Lipetzk (Russia)

Courses:
- Design of starting companies
- HRM politicies

2001

Gadja Mada University (Indonesia)

Course:
- Management Styles

1995 - 2000

CERAM School of Management of Nice (France)

Courses:
- Management game
- Methodology

1988 - 2003

University of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)

Courses:
- History of management thinking
- African management styles

2003 - Present

Nottingham Business School (UK)

Courses:
- HRM postgraduate program
- Research seminar with staff members about Time & Organizations
  Member of the Nottingham Business School advisory board

2003 - Present Rennes I - IGR
Teaching outside Faculty of Management and Organization
1995 - 1998 PAO Utrecht (post academic programs) - Time in organizations
1996 - 2000 Studium Generale Amsterdam / Eindhoven - Time in organizations
1999 - 2000 TSM Business School (MBA program) - Management concepts in practice
1990 - 2000

Academy of Groningen (post academic program)

Subjects:
- History of Industrial Relations in the Netherlands
 - Managementconcepts in Practice

2000 - 2002 University of Groningen, Faculty of Social Sciences - Time in organizations
2002 - Present Centre for Management Development in Healthcare, Topclass, Rotterdam (post academic program)
June 2006

Course coordinator Summer School Energy Delta Institute

1999 – Present

Guest lecturer Art in Business (Zwolle)
Supervisor of Theses
1993 - 2002 (1st) Luc Jan Wolpert - Business unit concept within AKZO (Dutch)
2002 - 2003 (2nd) Sari Wahyuni - Strategic Alliances: 3 Case Studies
2000 - 2004 (2nd)  Yup Essers (Rotterdam) - Incommensurability of Business Administration Paradigms (Dutch)
2000 - 2004 (2nd) Jelle Bezemer - Consultancy in The Netherlands 1960-2000 (Dutch)
2000 - 2005 (1st) Fitsum Ghebregiagis - HRM policies in Eritrea
2000 - 2005 (1st) Honorine Illa - African management styles (French) 
2006 – 2008 (2nd)

Floor Touber – Liberalization of Energy market and strategic options of dominant players (English)

2005 – 2008 (2nd)

 Sjaak Pappe & Chris Smit – Cultural diversity and translation of management concepts

2007 – 2009 (1st)

 Poppy Ismalina – Leadership and sector development in Indonesia (English)

2007- 2009 (1st)

Camillus Kassala – Transfer of Knowledge and language Barriers in Management: the case of Tanzania (English)

Jury Member of PHD theses
1997 E.P.Yonli - Stratégies Paysannes et Matière de Sécurité Alimentaire et de Commercialisation Céréalière: Lo Rôle des Banques de Céréales dan le Nord du Plateau Central du Burkina Faso (Groningen)
1999 A. Ouedraogo - Les Determinants de la creation de PME dans un pays d’Afrique sub-saharienne: une analyse quadri dimensionnelle du phenomene entrepreneurial au Burkina-Faso (Caen, France)
2001 Zhihai Zhang - Implementation of Total Quality Management; An Empirical Study of Chinese Manufacturing Firms (Groningen)
2001 Heusinkveld – Surges and sediments; organisation concepts between transience and continuity (University of Nijmegen)
2003 P. Kamminga – Management control of joint ventures (University of Groningen)
2003 Tesfor Tregan – Export networking challenges and opportunities for manufacturing firms for developing countries
2004 T.V. Bondarouk – Using group learning to enhance the implementation of information technology (University of Twente)
2004 A. van Rheede – Appropriation of innovations in the work system; How teams handle tensions between standardisation and self-regulation in workflow management (University of Groningen)
2004 J. Pennink – Samen managen met beelden (University of Groningen)
2005 Petrie Roodbol – Dwaallichten, struikelblokken, tolwegen en zorgsparen (University Medical Centre Groningen
2005 Knut Lange – Deutsche Biotech-Unternehmen und ihre Innovationsfähigkeit im internationalen Vergleich – eine institutionentheoretische Analyse
2006 Andrew Lim – Power Battles in ICT standards – Setting Process (Eindhoven)
2006 Mesfin Tsegai Habtom – The Importance of Business Relations in the Fish Supply Chain and Export Market Distribution Channels: The Case of the Eritrean Fish Industry (Groningen)
2006 Florian Becker-Ritterspach – The hybridization of local MNE production systems: the case of subsidiaries in India
2006 A. Binnur Kibriscikli-Özçandarli – The Paradox of Isomorphic Changes and Strategic Differentation in Turkish Banking
Editorial Reviewing Work
  • Member Editorial Board Filosofie in Bedrijf
  • Occasional Reviewer for International Business Review, Industrial Relations Journal, Time & Society
  • Book reviewer of  two Pearson editions about ulture in Organisations and Methodology for Business Administration
  • Guest Editor:   - Personnel Review: Special Issue Time & Management, 2002
                            - CEDRES REVUE : Special Issue Gestion, 2002
  • NWO (Nederlandse organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek) reviewer i.e. National Dutch organisation for Scientificc Research, 2004
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Personnel Review, 2007


 

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Contact information

Nettelbosje 2
9747 AE Groningen
The Netherlands

Duisenberg Building

Room:
5411-547
Telephone:
+31 50 36 33458 (Secretariat)