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Marc van den Berg (ET) wins Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award International recognition and cash awards for doctoral research

Emerald Publishing was founded in 1967 to champion new ideas that would advance the research and practice of business and management. Today, they continue to nurture fresh thinking in applied fields where they feel they can make a real difference and seek to celebrate excellence in research by sponsoring the 2020 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards. The award in the domain Logistics & supply chain management 2020  goes to Marc van den Berg of the University of Twente.

Van den Berg received a cash prize of €1,000, a certificate and a winners' logo to attach to correspondence.

Logistics & supply chain management

Marc van den Berg (ET)

Dissertation titleManaging Circular Building Projects
Institution: University of Twente
Doctoral mentors: Hans Voordijk and Arjen Adriaanse

Press release

“My PhD thesis helps to rethink the way building projects can be managed: it develops actionable knowledge for demolition and design managers’ challenges to reduce, reuse and/or recycle building materials. I am very honored that Emerald Publishing, EFMD and the editorial team of International Journal of Logistics Management chose to reward this work with an Outstanding Doctoral Research Award. Thanks go to Hans Voordijk and Arjen Adriaanse for helping me with many research challenges and brightening the way."

A number of highly commended awards will be bestowed with a certificate and an award winners' logo for use on correspondence.


Health care management
Highly commended

Wouter A Keijser (BMS)

Dissertation title: Opening Up Medicine: Physicians and Leadership in Times of Transformation
Institution: University of Twente
Doctoral mentor: Prof Dr Celeste Wilderom

Leadership & organisation development
Highly commended

Marcella Hoogeboom (BMS)

Dissertation title: Micro-behavioral Building Blocks of Leadership, Followership and Team Interaction
Institution: University of Twente
Doctoral mentor: Prof. Dr. C.P.M. Wilderom

Source: website Emerald Publishing

drs. J.G.M. van den Elshout (Janneke)
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