dr. H.A. van Vuuren (Mark)

Associate Professor

About Me

Dr. Mark van Vuuren is Associate Professor of Organizational Communication at the Department of Communication Science. His research examines how professionals make sense of their work through everyday organizing. More specifically, he is interested in how people with similar job description can do different work, how multiprofessional teams collaborate, and how new organizational forms emerge, thrive and decline.

Mark is a member of several management teams (Department of Communication, Educational program Communication Science), connected to a range of professional associations and groups, and was awared Best Teacher of the University of Twente, and eight times Best Teacher in Communication Science.

Please click on the links above to get informed about my most recent research publications, education and teaching activities and contact information. A complete list of publications can be found here. Visit our department home page or our education program for further information.


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Nathues, E., van Vuuren, M., & Cooren, F. (2018). Introducing a ventriloquial framework: How teams ventriloquize voices in visionary talk. Paper presented at 34th EGOS Colloquium , Tallinn, Estonia.
Fuller, M., Heijne-Penninga, M., Kamans, E., van Vuuren, M., de Jong, M., & Wolfensberger, M. (2018). Identifying competence characteristics for excellent communication professionals: A work field perspective. Journal of communication management, 22(2), 233-252. DOI: 10.1108/JCOM-07-2016-0051
Beekhof, L., & van Vuuren, M. (2017). Recognising Opportunities: A Case Study on Fostering a Culture of Innovation Through Individual and Collective Ownership. In C. Olckers, L. van Zyl, & L. van der Vaart (Eds.), Theoretical Orientations and Practical Applications of Psychological Ownership (pp. 295-314). Cham: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70247-6_15
Dorenbosch, L., & van Vuuren, M. (2017). Maatwerk in werk. In F. Kluijtmans, & A. Kampermann (Eds.), Leerboek Human Resource Management (3e druk ed., pp. 152-180). Groningen/Houten: Noordhoff Uitgevers.
van Vuuren, M. (2017). Roles. In C. R. Scott, L. Lewis, J. R. Barker, J. Keyton, T. Kuhn, & P. K. Turner (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Organizational Communication Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118955567.wbieoc182
Lohuis, A. M., & van Vuuren, M. (2017). Organization as Communication and Strategic Change: The Dynamics of Distanciation. In S. Blaschke, & D. Schoeneborn (Eds.), Organization as Communication: Perspectives in Dialogue New York, NY: Routledge.

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus (building no. 41), room C205
De Zul 10
7522NJ  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Cubicus  C205
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands