Below we list our top publications. Please consult our VU Research Portal for a complete overview of all our research output.

2019 and Forthcoming

Alexiou, A., Khanagha, S. & Schippers, M. C., 2019, Productive organizational energy mediates the impact of organizational structure on absorptive capacity (Accepted/In press) Long Range Planning.

Duplat, V., Klijn, E., Reuer, J. J. & Dekker, H., 2019, Renegotiation of joint venture contracts: The influence of alternative governance mechanisms (Accepted/In press) Long Range Planning.

Frankenberger, K., & Stam, W. (Accepted/In press). Entrepreneurial copycats: A resource orchestration perspective on the link between extra-industry business model imitation and new venture growth. Long Range Planning.

van Grinsven, M., Sturdy, A. J., & Heusinkveld, H. S. (Accepted/In press). Identities in translation: Management concepts as means and outcomes of identity work. Organization Studies.

Guan, Y., Arthur, M. B., Khapova, S. N., Hall, R. J. & Lord, R. G., 2019, Career boundarylessness and career success: A review, integration and guide to future research (Accepted/In press) Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Haack, P., & Sieweke, J. (Accepted/In press). Distinguishing First-order Judgments from Second-order Judgments: A commentary on Bitektine and colleagues. Academy of Management Discoveries.

Kaandorp, M. S., van Burg, J. C., & Karlsson, T. (Accepted/In press). Initial networking processes of student entrepreneurs: The role of action and evaluation. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.

Klijn, E., Reuer, J. J., Volberda, H. W. & Van Den Bosch, F. A. J., 2019, Ex-post governance in joint ventures: Determinants of monitoring by JV boards of directors (Accepted/In press). Long Range Planning. 15 p.

Kourula, A. E., Moon, J., Salles-Djelic, M. L., & Wickert, C. M. J. (2019). New roles of government in the governance of business conduct: Implications for management and organizational research. Organization Studies, 40(8), 1101-1123

Lazazzara, A., Tims, M. & De Gennaro, D., 2 Jan 2019, The process of reinventing a job: A meta–synthesis of qualitative job crafting research (Accepted/In press). Journal of Vocational Behavior.

de Leeuw, T., Gilsing, V. & Duysters, G., 1 Jan 2019, Greater adaptivity or greater control? Adaptation of IOR portfolios in response to technological change (Accepted/In press). Research Policy.

Lysova, E. I. & Khapova, S. N., 2019, Enacting creative calling when established career structures are not in place: The case of the Dutch video game industry (Accepted/In press). Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Lysova, E. I., Allan, B. A., Dik, B. J., Duffy, R. D. & Steger, M. F., 2019, Fostering meaningful work in organizations: A multi-level review and integration (Accepted/In press). Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Reuer, J., & Klijn, E. (Accepted/In press). Board Leadership Structures in International Joint Ventures. Global Strategy Journal.

Sagath, D., van Burg, J. C., Cornelissen, J., & Giannopapa, C. (Accepted/In press). Identifying design principles for business incubation in the European space sector. Journal of Business Venturing Insights.

Solinger, O. N., Jansen, P. & Cornelissen, J. P., 2019, The emergence of moral leadership (Accepted/In press). Academy of Management Review.

De Vos, A., Van der Heijden, B. & Akkermans, J., 2019, Sustainable careers: Towards a conceptual model (Accepted/In press). Journal of Vocational Behavior.

Vullinghs, J. T., de Hoogh, A. H. B., den Hartog, D. N., & Boon, C. (Accepted/In press). Ethical and Passive Leadership and Their Joint Relationships with Burnout via Role Clarity and Role Overload. Journal of Business Ethics.

van Wijk, J., van Wijk, J., Drost, S., & Stam, W. (Accepted/In press). Challenges in building robust interventions in contexts of poverty: Insights from an NGO-driven multi-stakeholder network in Ethiopia. Organization Studies.

Weng, H. & Cheng, H-L., 2019, The More, The Merrier? How a subsidiary’s Organizational Identification with the MNE Influences Its Initiative. Long Range Planning.

Wickert, C. M. J. & de Bakker, F., 10 Jan 2019, How CSR Managers Can Inspire Other Leaders to Act on Sustainability. Harvard Business Review.


Belderbos, R., Gilsing, V., Lokshin, B., Carree, M., & Sastre, J.F. (2018). The antecedents of new R&D collaborations with different partner types: On the dynamics of past R&D collaboration and innovative performance. Long Range Planning,

Doan, T.T. , Rao Sahib, P. van Witteloostuijn, A.  (2018), Lessons from the flipside: How do acquirers learn from divestitures to complete acquisitions? Long Range Planning. p. 252-266

Duplat, V., Coeurderoy, R., & Hagedoorn, J. (2018). Contractual governance and the choice of dispute-resolution mechanisms: Evidence on technology licensing. Research Policy, 47(6), 1096-1110. DOI: 10.1016/j.respol.2018.03.015

Haack, P., & Sieweke, J. (2018). The legitimacy of inequality: Integrating the perspectives of system justification and social judgment. Journal of Management Studies, 10.1111/joms.12323

Hofmans, J., Vantilborgh, T., & Solinger, O. N. (2018). k-Centres Functional Clustering: A Person-Centered Approach to Modeling Complex Nonlinear Growth Trajectories. Organizational Research Methods, 21(4), 905-930. DOI: 10.1177/1094428117725793 

Hofmans, J., Doci, E., Solinger, O. N., Choi, W. & Judge, T., 2018, Capturing the Dynamics of Leader-Follower Interactions: Stalemates and Future Theoretical Progress (Accepted/In press). Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Honig, B, Lampel, J, Baum, JAC, Glynn, MANN, Jing, R, Lounsbury, M, Schüssler, E, Sirmon, DG, Tsui, AS, Walsh, JP & Van Witteloostuijn, A 2018, 'Reflections on scientific misconduct in management: Unfortunate incidents or a normative crisis?' Academy of Management Perspectives, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 412-442. DOI: 10.5465/amp.2015.0167

Khanagha, S., Zadeh, T., Mihalache, O., & Volberda, H. (Accepted/In press). Embracing bewilderment: Responding to technological disruption in heterogeneous market environments. Journal of Management Studies.

Kroon, D.P., & Noorderhaven, N.G. (April 2018) The role of occupational identification during post-merger integration. Group & Organization Management, doi: 10.1177/1059601116666168 

Lievens, F., Sackett, P. R., Dahlke, J. A., Oostrom, J. K., & De Soete, B. (Accepted/In press). Constructed response formats and their effects on minority-majority differences and validity. Journal of Applied Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/apl0000367

Lysova, E.I., Jansen, P.G.W., Khapova, S.N., Plomp, J., Tims. M. 2018. Examining calling as a double-edged sword for employability. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 104: 261-272.

Schwens, C., Zapkau, F. B., Brouthers, K. D., Hollender, L. (Sept 2018). Limits to International Entry Mode Learning in SMEs. Journal of International Business Studies.

Schwens, C., Zapkau, F. B., Bierwerth, M., Isidor, R., Knight, G., & Kabst, R. (Accepted/In press). International Entrepreneurship: A Meta-Analysis on the Internationalization and Performance Relationship. Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice, 42(5), 734–768. DOI: 10.1111/etap.12280

Thompson, N.A. (2018). Imagination and creativity in organizations. Organization Studies,

Weng, D. H., & Peng, M. W. (2018). Home bitter home: How labor protection influences firm offshoring. Journal of World Business, 53(5), 632-640. DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2018.03.007

Wickert, C.M.J., & Bakker, F.G.A. (March 2018) Pitching for social change: Towards a relational approach to sellling and buying social issues. Academy of Management Discoveries,


Akkermans, J., & Tims, M. 2017. Crafting your career: How career competencies relate to career success via job crafting. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 66(1): 168-195

Engel, Y., Kaandorp, M., & Elfring, T. 2017. Toward a dynamic process model of entrepreneurial networking under uncertainty. Journal of Business Venturing, 32(1): 35-51

Engel, Y., Van Burg, E., Kleijn, E., & Khapova, S. 2017. Past career in future thinking: How career management practices shape entrepreneurial decision-making. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 11(2): 122–144

Klier, H., Schwens, C., Zapkau, F. B., & Dikova, D. 2017. Which resources matter how and where? A meta-analysis on firms' foreign establishment mode choice. Journal of Management Studies, 54(3): 304-339

Risi, D., & Wickert, C. 2017. Reconsidering the ‘symmetry’ between institutionalization and professionalization: The case of corporate social responsibility managers. Journal of Management Studies, 54(5): 613-646

Ronay, R., Oostrom, J. K., Lehmann-Willenbrock, N., & Van Vugt, M. 2017. Pride before the fall: Overconfidence predicts escalation of public commitment. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 69: 13-22.

Schneider, A., Wickert, C., & Marti, E. 2017. Reducing complexity by creating complexity: A systems theory perspective on how organisations respond to their environments. Journal of Management Studies, 54(2), 182-208

Schwens, C., Zapkau, F. B., Bierwerth, M., Isidor, R., Knight, G., & Kabst, R. 2017. International entrepreneurship: A meta-analysis on the internationalization and performance relationship. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, doi:10.1111/etap.12280

Tims, M., & Akkermans, J. 2017 Core self-evaluations and work engagement: Testing a perception, action, and development path. PlosOne, 12(8): 1-19

Vlasov, S.A.,     Bahlmann, M.D., & Knoben, J. 2017 A study of how diversity in conference participation relates to SMEs’ innovative performance. Journal of Economic Geography, 17(1): 191-216


Bahlmann, M. 2016 Finding value in geographic diversity through prior experience and knowledge integration: A study of ventures’ innovative performance. Industrial and Corporate Change, 25(4): 573-589

Bryant G.A., et al. (+ 31 co-authors in alphabetical order, including Quintelier K.). 2016 Detecting affiliation in co-laughter across 24 societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 113(17): 4682-4687

Glaser, L., Stam, W., & Takeuchi, R. 2016. Managing the risks of proactivity: A multilevel study of initiative and performance in the middle management context. Academy of Management Journal, 59 (4), 1339-1360

Jansen, J. J. P., Kostopoulos, K. C., Mihalache, R. O., & Papalexandris, A. 2016. A socio-psychological perspective on team ambidexterity: The contingency role of supportive leadership behaviors. Journal of Management Studies, 53(6): 939-965

De Jong, B.A., Dirks, K.T., & Gillespie, N. 2016. Trust and team performance: A meta-analysis of main effects, moderators, and covariates. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(8): 1134-1150

Maia, L. G., Bastos, A. V. B. & Solinger, O.N. 2016. Which factors make the difference for explaining growth in newcomer organizational commitment? A latent growth modeling approach. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37 (4), 537-557

Mühlhaus, J., & Bouwmeester, O. 2016. The paradoxical effect of self-categorization on work stress in a high-status occupation: Insights from management consulting. Human Relations, 69(9): 1823–1852

Schaefer, S., & Wickert, C. 2016. On the potential of progressive performativity: definitional purity, re-engagement and empirical points of departure. Human Relations, 69(2), 215-224

Solinger, O.S., Bal, P.M., Hofmans, J., & Jansen, P.G.W. 2016. Bouncing back from psychological contract breach: How commitment recovers over time. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37 (4): 494-514

Spyridonidis, D., Currie, G., Heusinkveld, S., Strauss, K., & Sturdy, A. 2016. New developments in translation research. International Journal of Management Reviews, 18 (3): 231-235

Tims, M., Derks, D., & Bakker, A.B. 2016. Job crafting and its relationships with person-job fit and meaningfulness: A Three wave study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 92: 44-53.

Van Gelderen, M. V. 2016. Entrepreneurial autonomy and its dynamics. Applied Psychology, 65(3), 541-567

Van Grinsven, M., Heusinkveld, H.S., & Cornelissen, J. 2016. Translating management concepts: Towards a typology of alternative approaches. International Journal of Management Reviews, 18 (3): 271-289
Wickert, C., Scherer, A. G., & Spence, L. 2016. Walking and talking corporate social responsibility: Implications of firm size and organizational cost. Journal of Management Studies, 53(7), 1169-1196


Akkermans, J., Brenninkmeijer, V., Schaufeli, W. B., & Blonk, R. W. B. 2015. It's all about CareerSKILLS: Effectiveness of a career development intervention for young employees. Human Resource Management, 54(4): 533-551

Bal, P.M., Van Kleef, M., & Jansen, P.G.W. 2015. The impact of career customization on work outcomes: Boundary conditions of manager support and employee age. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36, 421-440

Derks, D., Van Duin, D., Tims, M., & Bakker, A.B. 2015. Smartphone use and work-home interference: the moderating role of social norms and employee work engagement. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 88: 155-177

Grégoire, D.A., Cornelissen, J., Dimov, D., & Van Burg, E. 2015. The mind in the middle: Taking stock of affect and cognition research in entrepreneurship. International Journal of Management Reviews 17(2): 125–142

Havermans, LA, Den Hartog, DN, Keegan, AE & Uhl-Bien, M. 2015. Exploring the role of leadership in enabling contextual ambidexterity. Human Resource Management, 54 (S1): S179-S200

Kautonen, T., Gelderen, M., & Fink, M. 2015. Robustness of the theory of planned behavior in predicting entrepreneurial intentions and actions. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 39(3), 655-674

Mol, E. de, Khapova, S.N., & Elfring, T. 2015. Entrepreneurial team cognition: A review. International Journal of Management Reviews, 17 (2): 232-255

Reymen I.M.M.J., Andries, P., Berends, H., Mauer, R., Stephan, U., & Van Burg, E. 2015. Understanding dynamics of strategic decision making in venture creation: A process study of effectuation and causation. Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, 9(4): 351–379

Solinger, O. N., Hofmans, J., & van Olffen, W. 2015. The dynamic microstructure of organizational commitment. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 88(4): 773-796.

Tims, M., Bakker, A.B., & Derks, D. 2015 Examining job crafting from an interpersonal perspective. Is employee job crafting related to the well-being of colleagues? Applied Psychology: An International Review, 64: 727-753

Van Gelderen, M., Kautonen, T., & Fink, M. 2015. From entrepreneurial intentions to actions: Self-control and action-related doubt, fear, and aversion. Journal of Business Venturing, 30(5), 655-673

Wickert, C., & Schaefer, S. 2015. Towards progressive performativity in critical management studies. Human Relations, 68(1): 107-130

Werven, R. van, Bouwmeester, O., & Cornelissen, J. 2015. The power of arguments: How entrepreneurs convince stakeholders of the legitimate distinctiveness of their ventures. Journal of Business Venturing, 30(4): 616–631