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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 225, Simon Building, room S 603

    5037 DB Tilburg



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Personal profile

Research interests

Full Professor of Intra-Organizational Networks, main themes:

- creativity of teams and groups

- how do teams take risky decisions and when do teams take decisions that are more risky or more cautious than individuals do?

- the how and why of knowledge sharing (or lack thereof) in organizations

- effects of external pressure on the creative performance of groups

- social influence through networks

- social network analysis (both theory and methods)

- prediction of the success of a new product

- product development, innovation, R&D

- high-performance teams

- sport teams (sport team performance, management of sport teams, support for sport teams)


Current courses

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External positions


1 Mar 2011 → …


  • Cooperation
  • Statistical Methods
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Sports
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Product Development
  • Decision Making
  • Burnout
  • Data Mining
  • Econometrics
  • Risk Behaviour And Time Preferences
  • Social Influence
  • Knowledge Acquisition
  • Business Analytics
  • Self Organization
  • Social Networks
  • Social Capital
  • Group Processes
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Performance Analysis

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Research Output

An ace in the hole: The effects of (in)accurately observed structural holes on organizational reputation positions in whole networks

Krijkamp, A., Knoben, J., Oerlemans, L. & Leenders, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : JBR: Journal of Business Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Bayesian analysis of higher-order network autocorrelation models

    Dittrich, D., Leenders, R. & Mulder, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Sociological Methodology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  • Exploring the impact of social network change: Experiences of older adults ageing in place

    Vos, W. H., van Boekel, L. C., Janssen, M. M., Leenders, R. T. A. J. & Luijkx, K. G., 2020, In : Health & Social Care in the Community . 28, 1, p. 116-126

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access

    Identity asymmetries: An experimental investigation of social identity and information exchange in multiteam systems

    Mell, J. N., Dechurch, L., Contractor, N. & Leenders, R., 2020, In : Academy of Management Journal.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

    Open Access
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    Tweet, share, like? De rol van sociaalnetwerksites van sportverenigingen bij de ontwikkeling van het clubgevoel van leden

    Translated title of the contribution: Tweet, share, like? The role of social network sites at voluntary sports clubs in developing membership involvementKuijsters, N., Goedee, J. & Leenders, R., 12 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Tijdschrift voor Communicatiewetenschap.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review