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drs.ir. J.C. Kuijpers (Koen)

PhD Candidate/ PhD Student

About Me

Koen Kuijpers is a PhD candidate at the Netherlands Institute for Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship (NIKOS) at the University of Twente. He was granted a full scholarship for his PhD by the firms SOWECO N.V. Before he was offered a PhD position, Koen obtained a BSc in Engineering (cum laude) and a MSc in Business Administration at the University of Twente. His dissertation advisor is Prof. Dr. A.J. (Aard) Groen and daily supervisor is Dr. M.L. (Michel) Ehrenhard

Expertise

Trauma
Work Behavior
Resilience
Nicotine
Smoking
Corporation
Legislation
Legitimacy
Entrepreneur
Mass Media

Research

Koen's research is positioned at the nexus of sociological and organizational research. His research focuses on the impact of institutional pressures on organizations and visa versa. Specifically, the adoption of new organizational practices by organizations in response to normative, cognitive and regulative changes are clearly at the heart of his research.

Publications

Recent
de Weerd, P., Caniëls, M. C. J., Hatak, I., & Kuijpers, J. C. (2018). Individual Resilience and Innovative Work Behaviour after Personal Trauma. Paper presented at R&D Management Conference 2018, Milan, Italy.
Kuijpers, J. C. (2017). Institutional Change towards an Inclusive Workplace: Effects of Institutional Pressures on the Inclusion of People With Disabilities in the Workplace. 1. Poster session presented at Sustainable Innovation, Leadership and Responsible Organisational Design (SILROD) Seminar 2017, Enschede, Netherlands.
Other Contributions

'Thank you for smoking!': Legislative impact of state, corporations and activists on tobacco legislation. Kuijpers J.C., van den Broek T.A., Ehrenhard M.L., Need. A. Under review

The impact of cross-national instituional and governance diversity on the adoption of inclusive organizational practices (Working Paper). Kuijpers J.C., Ehrehard M.L.

Analyzing the role of mult-level logic alignment in reducing institutional complexity and predicting organizational response to institutional pressures. Kuijpers J.C., Ehrenhard M.L. EGOS proceedings. Tallinn, Estonia, 05-06-08

'Thank you for smoking!': Legislative impact of state, corporations and activists on tobacco legislation. Kuijpers J.C., van den Broek T.A., Ehrenhard M.L., Need. A. AoM Annual Meeting. Atlanta, USA, 04.08-08.08

'Shattered glass!': Assessing the influence of mass media on legitimacy and entrepreneurs' adoption of new organizational practices. (Working Paper) Kuijpers J.C., Ehrenhard M.L., Aktas S.

Assessing the role of issue fields on the diffusion of inclusive organizational practices in exchange fields. (Working Paper) Kuijpers J.C.

 

 

 

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Education

Koen has given lectures in strategic positioning and innovation adoption. He taught at bachelor- and master- level at the University of Twente. Furthermore he supervised both bachelor- and master students during their graduation projects.

Affiliated Study Programmes

Bachelor

Master

Projects

Research on the fascilitators and obstacles of developmening an inclusive labor market. Consortium SOWECO/ Extend (Almelo) and University Twente. 

Research on organizational resilience. Longitudinal data collection. Prof. Dr. Ir. De Weerd- Nederhof, Dr. I. Hatak & Prof. M. Caniëls

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Campus & Facility Management
Sportcentrum (building no. 49)
De Hems 20
7522NL  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 2232
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Campus & Facility Management
Sportcentrum
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands