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AoM Action Research Award 2016

Yesterday we received an award for the best action research paper at the Academy of Management Annual Conference in 2016 by the Organization Development & Change Division. Underneath you see my […]
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Test yourself as a change agent

What is your style as a change agent?  This improved interactive test helps you identify your convictions about change. The test results can be used to assess what type of […]
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Consultation for Organizational Change Revisited

Buono, Jamieson and Barnett have launched a new volume in the ‘Research in management consulting’ series. They delve into consultation methods for consulting change
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Copenhagen Business School MMPI Program

Change management is part of several international diploma programs of the Copenhagen Business School. The colors of change are often part of such teaching as well as diagnosing change issues, creating intervention […]
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UK Sport World Class Performance Conference

Once a year UK Sport organizes a large three day conference for the coaches, directors and sports scientists of the Olympic Teams. It offers a time to discuss key topics pertinent to […]
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Service Innovation & Strategy Program 2015-2016

A new edition of this European business program kicks off in October 2015. The Vlerick Business School and the Technical University of Denmark combined forces late 2013. Both universities already had management […]
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Rupert F. Chisholm Best Theory-to-Practice Paper Award

A case study of theory development by myself and Léon de Caluwé  has just been singled out for an award by the Organizational Development & Change Division of the Academy of Management. We had […]
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International Conference & ICMCI Congress 2015

Coming September two events will take place in the same week in Holland. An international consultancy conference on September 22 & 23 is devoted to innovation in consultancy, focussing on […]
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Academy of Management Summer Conference 2015

The 75rd Academy of Management Annual Meeting takes place in Vancouver between August 7-11 in 2015. It’s always quite an event with over ten thousand (yes, that’s not a typo) of management scholars […]
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Contribute to the color model

Do you use the color model of change? In what way? We are interested in your use of the color model and how it is distributed. Fill out this survey […]
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Looking ahead: colors revisited

The last few years I have focussed on lecturing and publishing in Dutch, including multimedia. It is about time this shifts again. So it looks like at least five articles will […]
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Academy of Management Summer Conference 2014

The 74rd Academy of Management Annual Meeting takes place in Philadelphia between August 1-5 in 2014. It’s always quite an event with over ten thousand (yes, that’s not a typo) of management […]
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Moved to Amsterdam

Last summer I moved to the old city of Amsterdam: Stadhouderskade 147 hs.  The office moved there as welll.
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Service Management & Service Innovation Program

A new program starts this November on managing and innovating in the service industry. The program consists of a combination of teaching (in four modules) and action learning in change […]
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Academy of Management Summer Conference 2013

The 73rd Academy of Management Annual Meeting takes place in Orlando between August 9-13 in 2013. It’s always quite an event with over ten thousand (yes, that’s not a typo) of management […]
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100 Day Growth Challenge

The Executive School of Business of the Danish Technical University in Copenhagen has set up a new program: the 100 Day Growth Challenge. It’s a six-week program for executives in […]
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Moving Beyond Checklists

November 8th is a conference on addressing gender issues. Six organisations joined forces and enabled twenty change agent to do action research on these issues over a period of a […]
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Conference on organizational constellations

A long way off still: the International Infosyon Conference ‘Empowering Organizational Development through a Systemic Perspective’. It is organized from April 26-28th 2013 in Amsterdam. It is organized by Infosyson in […]
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Copenhagen MSDS-MITS program

The MSDS & MITS management programs at the Copenhagen Business School/Simi will start up in September. MSDS stands for ‘Managing the Service Delivery System’ and MITS stands for ‘Managing ICT […]
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‘Organizational Discourse’ conference in Amsterdam

The biannual Organizational Discourse Conference celebrates its 20th anniversary on 18-20 July 2012. In the past two decades ‘discourse analysis’ has firmly established itself as a topic of interest. In […]
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Academy of Management Summer Conference

The Academy of Management Annual Meeting takes place in Boston this year between August 3-7. Its always quite an event with over ten thousand (yes, that’s no typo) of management […]
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start EMBA in Copenhagen

The executive MBA program of the Copenhagen Management Institute (CMI) starts March 15th. It builds on a previous program at Simi that ran successfully for decades. I got involved in […]
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