M. Korotka MSc (Milana)

About Me

Milana Korotka is a PhD researcher in Human Resource Management and Innovation at the University of Twente. Milana studied Economics and Entrepreneurship (BSc 2010) and Innovation Strategy (MSc 2011) at the University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”, Kyiv, Ukraine. Milana holds a Master degree in European Studies (Regulation track) from the University of Twente, the Netherlands (2012). In her MSc thesis she conducted research into the proximity factors influencing academics’ decisions to co-operate with industry, using the case study of the University of Twente’s research institutes. Before starting PhD, Milana worked as a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Public Administration (PA) at the University of Twente. The scope of her research was regional innovative development and the role of monitoring and evaluation in the cohesion policy 2014-2020 on the regional level. At the moment Milana is involved in the in the NWO project “Innovative HRM for Employee-Driven Innovation”. She explores the  HRM instruments that work most effective for performance of medical specialists in hospitals, and the role of professional culture in HRM-performance link The project is supervised by Prof. dr. Tanya Bondarouk, Dr. Anna Bos-Nehles and Dr. Jeroen Meijerink.


  • HRM instruments and performance in healthcare sector
  • Management in healthcare sector
  • The role of professional culture in HRM-performance link
  • Global talent management
  • Employee-driven innovation
  • HRM, technologies and innovation






Urban Development
Influencing Factors
Group Cohesion
Economic Growth
Industrial Organization


Korotka, M., & Bos-Nehles, A. C. (2016). "Best” HRM-performance configurations? A critical review and research agenda. Paper presented at 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2016, Anaheim, United States.
Korotka, M., & Bos-Nehles, A. C. (2016). HRM configurations and performance of medical specialists: The role of professional subcultures. Paper presented at Biennial seminar on improving people performance in healthcare, Belfast, Ireland.
Korotka, M., Benneworth, P. S., & Ratinho, T. (2015). Back to the future of high technology fantasies? Reframing the role of knowledge parks and science cities in innovation-based economic development. In J. T. Miao, P. Benneworth, & N. A. Phelps (Eds.), Making 21st Century Knowledge Complexes: Technopoles of the world revisited (pp. 41-61). (Regions and cities; No. 84). Routledge.
Korotka, M., Bos-Nehles, A. C., & Bondarouk, T. (2015). HRM-Performance Configurations: a Critical Review and Research Agenda. Paper presented at 9th International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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The Netherlands

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