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Abstract Submission Deadline Entrepreneurship as Practice Conference - 16 December

The 5th version of this conference aims to advance our understanding of entrepreneurship-aspractice, foster network ties, facilitate collaborative writing relationships, and build a strong community of practice scholars. The Conference will be hosted by the Vrije Universiteit and will be held over three full days, March 31st- April 2nd. 

All those are interested to attend the conference should submit an abstract (of approximately 1,000 words) by December 16, 2019 to eap5vu@gmail.com. Abstracts should not exceed two single-spaced pages, and may not exceed the maximum limit of 1,000 words. More information can be found here and here

ARCA Seminar Joe Brazel - 18 December

Joe Brazel (North Carolina State University) will hold an ARCA research seminar,  titled "Data Analytics and Skeptical Actions: The Countervailing Effects of False Positives and Consistent Rewards for Skepticism" on 18 December.

To register for the ARCA seminar, please send an email to: l.m.abinta@vu.nl

End of Year Reception - 19 December
At the closing of the year the faculty board is pleased to offer you a reception on Thursday 19 December 2019 in the “Ballroom” of Restaurant De Veranda, Amstelveenseweg 764, 1081 JK Amsterdam.
Drinks and snacks will be served from 16:30 onwards.
Best wishes
This is the last ABRI WE newsletter of this year. ABRI would like to thank all colleagues for their great work this year, and to wish everyone a nice Christmas and all the best of health and prosperity for the upcoming year!
We are looking forward to seeing you again in 2020!

Best wishes,

The ABRI team
Sergey Gorbatov successfully defended his dissertation
On 9 December Sergey Gorbatov successfully defended his dissertation titled "Personal branding: Self-presentation in contemporary careers".
With over 15 years of professional experience, Sergey Gorbatov delivered results in diverse HR roles at multinationals like AbbVie, PMI, and Shell. Sergey earned his university degree in Linguistics and Intercultural Communication at Orel State University in Russia, complemented with an MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. He teaches, speaks and writes about the complex science of human performance while keeping it simple. His most recent book is “FairTalk: Three Steps to Powerful Feedback”.
Maaike Hoogeboom successfully defended her dissertation
On December 11 Maaike Hoogeboom successfully defended her dissertation titled "Optimizing routes with service time window constraints".
Maaike Hoogeboom (1991) obtained her BSc (2012) and MSc (2014) degrees in Mathematical Sciences at Utrecht University. In 2014, she started her PhD at the School of Business and Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. During her PhD, she did a research visit at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since February 2019, Maaike works as a data scientist at Achmea.
Workplace diversity
Together with Jeffrey A. Flory, Andreas Leibbrandt and Olga Stoddard our colleague Christina Rott has published an article titled "Increasing Workplace Diversity: Evidence from a Recruiting Experiment at a Fortune 500 Company" in the Journal of Human Resources. The authors used a natural field experiment to test several hypotheses on effective means to attract minority candidates for top professional careers. For the abstract please click here.
Enhancing Rigor in Quantitative Entrepreneurship Research
Markku Maula and our colleague Wouter Stam published an article under this title in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. For the article please click here.
Please click on the events of interest for more details.
January 9 | 11:45 | Aula
PhD Defence Sanne van Duin | Firms’ economic motivations and responsiveness to supervision
January 22 | 12:00 - 13:00 | HG-5A36
ABRI Seminar Offenbeek and Boonstra | Understanding variation in adoption and use of Electronic Health Records | Prof. Marjolein van Offenbeek (University of Groningen) and Prof. Albert Boonstra (University of Groningen) | Rgeister here
January 24 | 16:30 - 18:30 | Pantry 5th floor
Kin Talk Erik Ubels | Real estate technologies - towards a smart workplace | Register here
February 20 | 12:30 - 17:00 | Auditorium
Symposium ‘Kracht en Tegenkracht’ | Register here
February 22 | 0:00 | Vrije Universiteit
Deadline Abstract Submission AMD Paper Development Workshop | Register here
March 5/6 | TBA |Vrije Universiteit
Conference Reshaping Work 2020 AI@work | Register here
April 2 | 09:00 - 17:00 | Vrije Universiteit
ABRI PhD Day | Save the date
June 9 | 17:00 | VU Botanic garden
ABRI barbecue




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