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
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.
'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
The effects of misfit between regulative and normative institutional pressures on altering organizational behavior. (Working Paper) Kuijpers J.C.
'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.
The impact of state, corporations and activists on strictness of tobacco legislation. (Working paper). Kuijpers J.C., van den Broek T.A., Ehrenhard M.L., Need.A.
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Research on the fascilitators and obstacles of developmening an inclusive labor market. Consortium SOWECO/ Extend (Almelo) and University Twente.