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Entrepreneurial networking: transforming uncertainty into opportunity
When networking, entrepreneurs can't be too goal-driven. Instead, they need to be open to unexpected opportunities, according to assistant professor Mariëtte Kaandorp.
Becoming the industry standard when standardisation is not standardised
The process of standardisation isn’t standardised. So what’s the best way to make sure your product stands a chance of becoming the industry standard?
BLOG: Why ‘just’ recycling isn’t necessarily a Circular Economy
If you recycle harmful ingredients, you will make a harmful product.” How can a few simple questions help, asks Diana den Held during the Week of the Circular Economy.
RSM Discovery Magazine 36: out now!
Funding for disruptive start-ups, effective leadership development, sustainable development and more. RSM Discovery Magazine 36 is out now!
Automation: is your product too good?
Making products more automated is good, right? Not always. Sometimes customers prefer less-automation, and it has everything to do with self-image.
Employer and employee engagement in CSR
Finding effective ways for organisations to implement successful corporate social responsibility initiatives is not easy. Lonneke Roza and Lucas Meijs offer a helping hand.
BLOG: Using complaints as free advice
A complaint is free advice and the Dutch Police could use more ways to listen to people’s complaints, for example: social media, says Prof. Gabriele Jacobs.
BLOG: Human rights in businesses and in business schools
The UN's guiding principles on business and human rights and sustainable development are rapidly becoming more relevant for businesses.
Large discounts hurt sales
The larger the discount, the better! Or not? Dr Zike Cao researched what effects large discounts on daily deal websites have on consumers.
BBC World News interviews Jan van den Ende
BBC World News interviewed Jan van den Ende about his research into the input of customers in the design process of new products.
The power of love in organisations
Expressed as trust, compassion, friendship and creativity, love shapes our working environment. We often ignore that, but examining it, makes a lot of sense.
BLOG: Do footballers return to form after a torn cruciate ligament?
A torn cruciate ligament is a serious football injury. Otto Koppius used advanced data analytics to see if players return to form after it.
BLOG: Corporate philanthropy is more than a tool
Companies give 2 billion euro's to charity annually. Dr Lonneke Roza explains the different motives corporations have to do this.
Digital community currencies for global challenges
Digital community currencies are on the rise. They can be great tools for achieving social goals. There are key factors to take into account.
Strategic renewal in institutional contexts
Organisations have to balance stability with innovation. For this, it's crucial to identify the innovation behaviours of employees.
Teams generate better ideas than individuals
Even tiny teams of two develop better ideas than individuals. Yet, many people want to generate ideas alone. Dirk Deichmann researched why.
BLOG: Nobel Laureates and RSM faculty make climate change issues clear
Dirk Schoenmaker's blog on how the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics shows that a sustainable economy is possible, if we put our minds to it.
Corporate illusionists: socially but not politically responsible
Corporate social responsibility has gone mainstream. But behind the scenes some corporations act quite differently on the political stage.
How big promises from start-ups influence potential investors
Start-ups often communicate a ‘disruptive vision’ to attract investors: their product will change everything. How effective is that?
Does climate change affect global innovation?
In history, surges of innovation often suddenly occurred after long uneventful periods. Did climate change pressure people to innovate?