Welcome to my homepage!
I am an associate professor of strategic
management at the Department of Organization
Sciences at the VU
University Amsterdam, the Netherlands, interested in business and
society interactions, activist group tactics versus firms and issues of
Between September 2013 and June 2014 I have been a
visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School, hosted by the Sustainability
Platform and the Centre
for Corporate Social Responsibility.
This homepage contains links to my research and
teaching activities, a short CV and a few links I find useful or
interesting. Please contact me if you have any further questions or remarks
or visit my blog.
A paper co-authored with Frank den Hond, Kathy Rehbein and Hilde van
Lankveld titled “Playing on Two Chessboards: Reputation Effects between
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corporate Political Activity
recently received the Best Paper
Award 2014 of the Journal
of Management Studies
A revised Call for Papers
for a special Issue of Business & Society on: Social Innovation:
Insights from Institutional Theory (together with Silvia Dorado, Ignasi Marti, Jakomijn van Wijk, and Charlene Zietsma).
Deadline 1 December 2015 and more information can be found in this
At the 2015 Academy of Management Conference in Vancouver, a paper
co-authored by Christopher
Wickert and myself was runner-up
for the best paper award of the SIM-division
(Social Issues in Management).
A Special Issue of the Journal of
Business Ethics on “Organizing Corporate Social Responsibility”
appeared in August 2013. The introductory essay I wrote with
co-guest-editors Andreas Rasche and Jeremy Moon is available through open
The (double) Special Issue
of Organization Studies following the
2010 Organization Studies Summer Workshop on “Social Movements, Civil
Society and Corporations” appeared in May 2013. This includes an paper written
together with Frank den Hond, Brayden King and Klaus Weber.
update: August 17th 2015