Maarten Renkema MSC.

General info

Maarten Renkema is a PhD researcher at the University of Twente in the field of Human Resource Management & Innovation. He obtained his two Master degrees: in Business Administration (University of Twente, 2014); and in Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship (Technische Universität Berlin, 2014). His Master thesis research was focused on social movements that aim to instigate institutional innovation using online activism tactics. Currently Maarten is working on the NWO Human Capital project “Innovative Human Resource Management for Employee-Driven Innovation.” Involved in supervision from the HRM chair are Prof. Dr. Tanya Bondarouk, Dr. Jeroen Meijerink and Dr. Anna Bos-Nehles.


A list of publications is available through this link.

Research interests

Because of his years studying Innovation Management, Maarten is interested in how organizations can stimulate the innovativeness of their employees. He is especially interested in research concerning enhancing innovative work behaviour by deploying HRM practices. Further research interests are:

  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • HRM & Innovation
  • Innovative/Entrepreneurial employee behaviour

A curriculum vitae is available for download.