Department of Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (OSE)
The department of Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (OSE) has an international reputation for excellent teaching and research. Our department members are specialists in the fields of organisational behavior, organisational theory, industrial organisation, entrepreneurship, international business, innovation and strategic management. We consistently apply small group teaching and our insights gained from research guarantee a high level of standard in business education.
- Currently the department has 39 staff members and 13 PhD students
- Excellence in research and education
- Education in 3 Master’s programmes
The Department of Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship of the School of Business and Economics was founded in September 2002 as the result of a merger between the Organisation and Strategy sections of the Department of Management Sciences. The Department has been led by: Prof. Dr. John Hagedoorn (2002-2004), Prof. Dr. Martin Carree (2004-2011 and 2012-2016), Prof. Dr. Hetty van Emmerik (2011-2012), Prof. Dr. Wilko Letterie (2016-2018) and Prof. Dr. Gerard Pfann (2018-2021). As of September 1st, 2021 Prof. Dr. Juliette Koning is the head of the Department.
In the spotlight
Our School of Business and Economics is pleased to host the 8th International Conference on New Business Models (NBM) on June 21-23, 2023. The main topic in Maastricht is "Building partnerships for more sustainable, resilient and regenerative business models".
Associate editor for Team Performance Management
As of April 1st 2023, Catarina Santos will be part of the new Editorial Board of Team Performance Management (TPM). Catarina will work with a group of team researchers under the leadership of a new appointed Editor-in-Chief to make the journal a stronger outlet for teamwork research.
TPM is part of the IWOT community, which organizes the International Workshop on Teamworking yearly in the Netherlands. It is also part of the EURAM community being involved in the Team Performance Management track – under the Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management Strategic Interest Group.
Open Science Award 2022
Roman Briker received the Open Science Award 2022 by the Young European Research Universities Network (YERUN) for his work on pushing Registered Reports in the Organizational Sciences. More information and a recording of the ceremony and Roman’s speech can be found here.
Junior Researcher Award 2022
Roman Briker received the Junior Researcher Award of SBE for the year 2022. The jury noted that Roman was awarded for his performance and success in publishing research, acquiring grant money, and improving research quality via open science initiatives. In particular, the jury noted his publications in Journal of Organizational Behavior (GSBE: A) and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied (ABS: 4) as well as receiving a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship. Moreover, the jury applauded his efforts to increase open science research within SBE and beyond.
Van Anh Vuong awarded Elinor Ostrom grant
Van Anh Vuong has received the Elinor Ostrom Grant for the academic year 2022/2023.
The Elinor Ostrom research grants are sponsored by the Elinor Ostrom Fund and SBE. The grants are designed to support female academics in the early stages of their research careers. They are intended to enhance women's research expertise by providing support in progressing research projects and publishing results.
Roman Briker received Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellowship
Roman Briker has received a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellowship for his project on Leadership by Artificial Intelligence. Roman will receive >200.000€ to work together with Simon De Jong, Fabiola H. Gerpott, (WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management), and Yochanan Bigman (Hebrew University Jerusalem) to study how employees react to leadership (attempts) by artificial intelligence systems or agents. The fellowship will start in November 2022.
Best Overall Paper Award 2022 AoM OB Division
The paper “Adherence to Unethical Instruction from AI Supervisors: Combining Experiments with Machine Learning” written by Lukas Lanz (WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management), Roman Briker (UM), and Fabiola Gerpott (WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management) will receive the Award as the Best Overall Paper of the Organizational Behavior Division at this year´s Academy of Management Conference.
JCB Best Paper Award 2020
The members of the Advisory Board and Editorial Review Board of The Journal of Consumer Behaviour voted for their selection for Best Paper. The winning paper is titled: "How do I see myself? A systematic review of identities in pro-environmental behaviour research" written by Alina M. Udall, Judith I.M. de Groot, Simon B. de Jong, and Avi Shankar.
Jermain Kaminski presents research on experimental and causal machine learning
In the last episode of this season of 'Talking Business and Economics' (2020/2021), Jermain Kaminski talks about his recent research on experimentation and causal machine learning in entrepreneurship and innovation. He explains how applying causal models to big data can help businesses and entrepreneurs make better business decisions in positioning and improving their products. Watch video.
Oligo Workshop 2021
The Department of Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship (OSE) of the Maastricht University School of Business and Economics hosted the 9th edition of the Oligo Workshop on June 4-5, 2021.
This yearly event focuses on the game-theoretic analysis of competition and aims to advance our understanding of oligopoly theory as well as its applications. David P. Myatt from London Business School gave the keynote lecture. The workshop has been organized by Iwan Bos and Adela Buttolo. For more information, please visit the website at www.oligo2021.com, which was developed by Jermain Kaminski.
New member of the Grants Committee Scientific Projects of the University Fund Limburg/SWOL
Catarina Marques dos Santos is the new member of the Grants committee Scientific Projects of the University Fund Limburg/SWOL as a representative of the School of Business and Economics. Her appointment is for a period of 3 years (March 2021-March 2024).
Anita Van Gils, Roy Broersma and Jolien Huybrechts work on project to support family businesses
A local initiative of the Province of Limburg, MKB-Limburg and Maastricht University called TOF (Trots of Familiebedrijven) is going to help smaller family businesses to innovate, plan for the future and look for a good successor. On Thursday 18 March 2021, the TOF project kicked-off with a webinar in which experienced Limburg entrepreneurs shared their experiences. Anita Van Gils, associate professor in Strategic Entrepreneurship & Family Business, presented the importance of strategy in this project rooted in co-creation. Watch the webinar here.
Global Business students bridge theory with practice in real company case study
To give his students practical experience, Associate Professor Boris Lokshin recently collaborated with the internationalisation department of Boxine (a start-up that develops child-friendly audio systems) for his global business course. This collaboration came about when SBE alumna Juliane van Reedt Dortland, who now works at Boxine, accepted Boris' invitation to attend a 'Meet & Greet' event to share her career path with SBE students. Read the full story.
SBE welcomes new Open Science Ambassador Roman Briker
Roman Briker (OSE) is a representative of UM's Open Science Community Maastricht (OSCM) and SBE's contact person for all questions related to Open Science or for guidance in Open Science-related research or teaching activities. Find out more about Open Science.
Van Anh Vuong awarded Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual European Fellowship
Van Anh Vuong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor (OSE), receives the Marie Curie Fellowship from the European Commission to study firm R&D and worker skills investments in the service industries.
René Belderbos receives JIBS Silver Medal
René Belderbos received a Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) Silver Medal as a recognition of his intellectual contributions published in the journal. This award was part of the JIBS' 50-year anniversary celebration. Find out more.
Honorary degree for professor Kathryn Shaw
OSE is proud to have been given the opportunity to award an honorary degree to professor Kathryn Shaw from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Photo courtesy by Mirjam van Praag.
Organizational and Strategic Challenges of (family) SMEs in Limburg
In collaboration with the Province of Limburg, Jolien Huybrechts, Anita Van Gils, Roy Broersma and Yannick Bammens, researchers at SBE's department of Organization, Strategy and Entrepreneurship mapped out the organizational and strategic challenges of (family) SMEs in Limburg.
Catarina Marques dos Santos awarded Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant
Catarina Marques dos Santos was awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship grant for her research on team performance. The project will start in July 2020 and will span a period of 24 months.