Henk W Volberda

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Date of Birth: 1964

Age: 51

Place of birth: Snack

Nationality: Netherlands

The Dutch expert on strategic renewal

Dutch scientist at the organization theorist, professor of strategic management and business policy at the Rotterdam School of Management Erasmus University (Rotterdam School of Management of the Erasmus University Rotterdam). He is best known for his contributions to the theory of strategic renewal, coevolution, and participation in the development of a number of new organizational formats and schemas.

Volberda born in the Dutch city of Sneek (Sneek); in 1987 he received a master`s degree in business management at the University of Groningen (University of Groningen). In 1991, Hank completed work on his thesis; She was devoted to issues of organizational flexibility and was written under the direction of Ton de Leeuw (Ton de Leeuw).

In 1987 Volberda got an intern at the Dutch advisory group `Twynstra Gudde`; In parallel, he held the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Groningen (University of Groningen).

In 1991, Hank moved to Rotterdam; where he was appointed assistant professor of strategic management at the School of Management at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

In 1995 Volberda became an associate professor, in 1998 - a professor of strategic management and business policy. This position Volberda occupies to this day; In parallel, he led an organized program at the University of strategic renewal and deputy director for scientific and methodological work in the Research Institute of Management at all the same university.

Hank Volberda actively cooperates with a number of major scientific publications. He is listed in the editorial boards of `Long Range Planning`,` Journal of International Business Studies`, `Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management`,` Management Executive`, `Journal of Management Studies` and` Journal of Strategy and Management, Organization Science and Organization Studies`.

During his scientific career, Hank Volberda was awarded a number of different awards. Among other things, is the winner of awards Volberda `NCD Award`,` ERASM Research Award`, `Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Strategy Award`,` Erim Impact Award`, `SAP Strategy Award` and others.

From the pen of Volberdy there were many serious scientific and general education projects; among other things, Hank is known as the author of `Building the Flexible Firm: How to Remain Competitive` and` De Flexibele Onderneming: Strategieen voor Succesvol Concurreren`. Both of these books at the time were taken quite warm; no less success waited released in 2001, `Rethinking Strategy`; this work Volberda co-wrote with Tom Elfringom (Tom Elfring). Published in 2011, the work of `Strategic Management: Competitiveness and Globalization` currently used as a textbook on business management strategies in a number of the leading business schools in Europe. Volberda regularly improve and modify their works - so comparatively recent book `Innovation 3.0` already suffered one reprint.

Along with teaching and research activities at the university, Hank Volberda works as a visiting scholar and lecturer in other universities; It is known, in particular, that it is cooperating with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania) and the School of Business at City University London (City University Business School in London).

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