‘Hot Research' by RSM researchers

Two researchers from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) are regarded as ‘hot researchers’ in the list survey by Thomson Reuters of the most influential scientists in the world.

Justin Jansen, professor of Corporate Entrepreneurship, and Henk Volberda, professor of Strategic Management & Business Policy, are among the best and brightest scientific minds of our time, according to Thomson Reuters. In the field of economics and business, they have produced work that is most frequently acknowledged by peers.

Thomson Reuters recently published the list of the most influential researchers in the world, based on frequently cited articles between 2002 and 2012. This is regarded by Thomson Reuters as 'hot research', research that has affected the future of the discipline.

In the list with a total of 3215 researchers there are fifteen researchers from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and Erasmus MC. Within the Netherlands, EUR is the best ranked university. In total there are 81 Dutch researchers in the list of Thomson Reuters. With that number, the Netherlands is in eighth place worldwide.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is ranked among Europe’s top 10 business schools for education and among the top three for research. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam - a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who carry their innovative mindset into a sustainable future thanks to a first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes. RSM also has offices in the Amsterdam Zuidas business district and in Taipei, Taiwan.

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