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    5037 DB Tilburg


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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 2010 2020

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

Structural holes
Organizational reputation
Reputation effect

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

growth theory
economic theory
economic growth

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
3 Downloads (Pure)

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
Computer simulation
Chemical analysis
Social identity

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

sports club
social network