Hans Berends

Hans Berends

Full Professor
Hans Berends is Professor of Innovation and Organization at the Knowledge, Information and Innovation Research Group, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, VU University Amsterdam. He is an organization scientist with a background in philosophy and industrial engineering, and received a PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology for a dissertation on knowledge sharing in industrial research. His research interests concern processes and practices of innovation, digital innovation, organizational learning, and interorganizational collaboration. His work has been published in leading journals including Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, and Journal of Product Innovation Management.

Research Interests

  • Innovation processes
  • Collaborative innovation
  • Digital innovation
  • Organizational learning
  • Process research

Teaching/Courses

  • Technology & Innovation (bachelor)
  • Business Research Methods (bachelor)
  • Technology & Innovation Processes (master)
  • Knowledge & Innovation Networks (parttime master)
  • Process Research Methods (PhD level)

Publications

Journal Articles

Conference Contributions / Article in Proceedings

  • Pachidi, S., Berends, J.J., Faraj, S.A., Huysman, M.H. & Weerd, I. van de (2014). Epistemologies in clash: What happens when analytics lands in the organization? In OLKC 2014, International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities. Oslo, Norway: OLKC.
  • Berends, J.J., Smits, A.A.J., Reymen, I.M.M.J. & Podoynitsyna, K.S. (2013). Learning while (re-)configuring: Business model innovation processes in established firms. In Proceedings of the Academy of Management Meeting. Orlando, Florida: AOM.
  • Deken, F., Carlile, P. R., Berends, J.J. & Lauche, K. (2013). How routines afford and constrain the generation and incorporation of novelty. In 29th European Group of Organizational Studies Colloquium. Montreal, Canada: EGOS.
  • Deken, F., Carlile, P.R., Berends, J.J. & Lauche, K. (2013). How routines afford and constrain the incorporation and generation of novelty. In Proceedings of the Academy of Management Meeting. Orlando, Florida: AOM.
  • Deken, F., Berends, J.J., Lauche, K. & Gemser, G. (2013). Strategizing through the selection of collaboration partners: Creating resources-in-use by embedding and translating. In 13th PREBEM conference roadmap to the future. Amsterdam: PREBEM.
  • Berends, J.J., Smits, A.A.J., Reymen, I.M.M.J. & Podoynitsyna, K.S. (2012). Learning while (re-)configuring: Business model innovation processes in established firms. In Strategic Management Society Conference. Prague: Strategic Management Society.
  • Deken, F., Berends, J.J., Lauche, K. & Gemser, G. (2012). Strategizing through the selection of a collaboration partner: creating resources-in-use by embedding and translating. In AOM (Ed.), Academy of Management Meeting. Boston, MA: Academy of Management.
  • Deken, F., Berends, J.J., Lauche, K. & Gemser, G. (2012). The emergence of interorganizational collaboration: A process study of the relations between strategizing and initiating practices. In EGOS Conference. Helsinki: EGOS.
  • Reymen, I.M.M.J., Andries, P., Berends, J.J., Mauer, R., Stephan, U. & Burg, J.C. van (2012). Dynamics of effectuation and causation in technology-based new ventures. In Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research. Fort Worth, TX: BCERC.
  • Reymen, I.M.M.J., Andries, P., Berends, J.J., Mauer, R., Stephan, U. & Burg, J.C. van (2012). Dynamics of effectuation and causation in technology-based new ventures. In Academy of Management Conference. Boston, MA: Academy of Management.
  • Burg, J.C. van, van Raaij, E.M. & Berends, J.J. (2011). Dynamics of open innovation: A process study of the development of Fiber Metal Laminates. In Academy of Management Conference. San Antonio, USA: Academy of Management.

Books

  • Aken, J.E. van, Berends, J.J. & Bij, H. van der (2012). Problem Solving in Organizations: A Methodological Handbook for Business and Management Students. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapters