RSM Leadership Summit 2015: Joep Cornelissen (RSM)


Joep Cornelissen is a Professor in the Department of Management and Organisation at VU University Amsterdam, and previously taught at Leeds University Business School and the Amsterdam School of Communications Research, the University of Amsterdam. He currently teaches corporate communication and organisation theory on MA and MBA programmes in Leeds and Amsterdam. Besides his teaching commitments, he is also an active researcher within the fields of communication and management and a General Editor of the Journal of Management Studies, one of the leading academic journals on management. He frequently speaks at conferences and uses his management and communication expertise to work with entrepreneurs and managers in private and public organisations.

Cornelissen is also the author of Corporate Communication: A Guide to Theory and Practice (London: Sage, third edition), a market-leading text in strategic communication. His own current research focuses on processes of framing and narration in strategic change, entrepreneurial and innovation contexts.

Rotterdam School of Management
Professor of Corporate Communication and Management

Joep Cornelissen is Professor of Corporate Communication and Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. The main focus of his research involves studies of the role of corporate and managerial communication in the context of innovation, entrepreneurship and change. In addition, he also has an interest in questions of scientific reasoning and theory development in management and organization theory.

His work has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science and Organization Studies, and he has written a general text on corporate communication (Corporate Communication: A Guide to Theory and Practice, Sage Publications) which is now in its fifth edition.

He is a former Associate Editor for the Academy of Management Review, a Council member of the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies, a former General Editor of the Journal of Management Studies (2006-2012) and serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies and Organization Studies.

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