Prof. dr. Marjolein C.J. Caniëls
Professor Organisational Learning
Faculty of Management, Science and Technology
Full Professor Organisational Learning.
Programme leader of the organisational learning research theme.
Programme director MSc. in Management at the Faculty of Management, Science and Technology at the Open University, The Netherlands.
Her current research addresses various aspects of organisational learning, sustainability and technological development & economic growth. Her research aims at enhancing our understanding of knowledge management with respect to individuals, firms, supply-chains and regions.
How can knowledgeable people be attracted to the firm and what role can be played in their personal development? Her research aims to shed light on the management of relations in the supply chain, with a focus on learning from forward and backward linkages. She is interested generating insight in factors that stimulate or hamper learning processes that take place in the interaction between governmental institutes and firms in regions or industrial clusters. A central aim is to understand the way in which governmental institutions can stimulate learning within firms and regions in order to enhance social, ecological and economic development.
Call for Papers
On better innovation by understanding proximity between individuals, organisations, institututions. I am co-editing a special issue on Personal Proximity and Social Proximity Empowering Collaborations.
Feel invited to submit a paper!
Deadline 31 October 2016.
Submit here: Special Issue.
UNLOCKING CREATIVITY - TEDxRoermond
Marjolein talked about Unlocking Creativity at the TEDx event.
She drew from her latest research on factors that hamper or stimulate creativity as a way to solve problems and innovate in large organizations.
More than 500,000 viewers from all over the world watched the livestream on March 8th. Look here for the video.
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