Andrew H Van De Ven
Date of Birth: 1994
Citizenship: United States
Developer nominal group method
Andrew Van de Ven was born in 1945. He received his doctorate in philosophy at University of Wisconsin-Madison (University of Wisconsin-Madison) in 1972. After that, Van de Ven taught at the University of Kent (Kent State University) until 1975. Before you go to work in Karlsonskuyu school where his students also receive information about organizational behavior and methods of research, Andrew to 1981 taught students from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania).
Van de Ven was president of the Academy of Management (Academy of Management) in 2000-2001. As an active member of the Academy for 35 years, Andrew remained an official of the Department of organizational theory and management theory from 1979 to 1982-th; He served on the Board of Governors from 1982 to 1984-th; He was the chief editor of `Organization Science` from 1989 to 1996 and served on the editorial boards of other journals and book series.
In 1996, Van de Ven and Poole Scott (Scott Poole) received the award `Best Article Award` for the article` Explaining Development and Change in Organizations`, which disclosed the theme of development and change in organizations. In 1997, Van de Ven won `Distinguished Scholar Career Award` Prize for his achievements in the course of a career.
In 1999, the book `The Innovation Journey`, co-author of which was Andrew, was among the finalists applying for the award` Terry Book Award`, given annually to someone who has made significant changes in the process of promoting knowledge management issues. Other co-authorship of his work, the book `Organizational Change and Innovation Processes: Theory and Methods for Research`, organizational changes and innovative processes, was chosen Best 2000-2001, book. according to the Department of Organizational Communication National Communication Association (NCA).
In 2008, Van de Ven got `Terry Book Award` for his book` Engaged Scholarship`. Together with Professor Peter Smith, the Ring (Peter Smith Ring) from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles (Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles) van de Ven back in 1992, I wrote a paper titled `Structuring Cooperative Relationships Between Organizations`, of structuring relations between the organizations. This work was immediately published in the journal `Strategic Management Journal`, but the award` Best Paper Prize` of the strategic management of the Company (Strategic Management Society) was much later, in 2008.
Throughout his career Van de Ven conducted extensive studies of various organizations and comprehensively considered management issues. Since the end of 1960, he, together with Andre Delbekom (Andre Delbecq) was promoting `method par gruppy` (` Nominal Group Technique`), which is gradually taking root around the world and has introduced innovative group methods of generating ideas and brainstorming.
In 1980 Andrew led innovative research program in Minnesota (Minnesota), to which was attached the thirty experts that monitor the development of fourteen different organizational innovations in the field, starting from the stage of the formation of concepts to their implementation. Since 1994, Van de Ven is engaged in field research processes of organizational change, again taking place on the territory of Minnesota, in health care and industry.