Intellectual Property Insights
Dr Gubby shared insights from her research in intellectual property and her course on patent law and strategy for managers.
Helen Gubby trained as a lawyer in England, where she was called to the Bar, and has worked as an advocate for a top Dutch law firm. She has a Ph.D. in law. She teaches business law, and patent law and strategy for managers in the RSM and English legal terminology in the Erasmus School of Law. Her area of research is patents and the patent strategies of managers of SMEs. As well as having published a textbook on English legal terminology for both law and non-law university students (the book is now in its fourth edition), and a book on the development of patent law, she has written articles on patenting in SMEs and patent education for managers.
Understanding loneliness at work during COVID-19 and in the future
Many of us have now spent the last four months working from home and being isolated from friends, family, and colleagues. While the exact impacts are still being investigated, researchers at RSM are already thinking of solutions and preparing for the future.
About the speakers
Steffen R. Giessner is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Change at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). He holds an MSc in Psychology from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, and a PhD in Psychology from the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany. His research is located at the intersection of organizational psychology and management. His primary research topics are employee support during organizational merger, follower’s perceptions of leadership, antecedents of leader behavior, and non-verbal communication of power. He has authored and co-authored papers in the areas of organizational behavior, management, and psychology. His research received media coverage in outlets like the New York Times, Financial Times, The Guardian, Harvard Business Review, Harvard Business Manager and Wall Street Journal.
Hodar Lam is a PhD candidate in Organisational Behaviour at RSM, Erasmus University. With a background in HRM and counselling, Hodar's research focuses on emotions and well-being issues at work. Specifically in his PhD, he is examining loneliness among leaders. Hodar has taught courses in leadership, diversity, social psychology, and the psychology of adulthood.
SDG Insights - Implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Business
Rob van Tulder, a professor of International Business-Society Management at RSM, lead a webinar about the importance of including the SDGs in your organisations’ strategy, and shared insights on how to do that. He is an expert in the field who has published multiple books on the topic and consulted for international organisations, ministries, and NGOs.
Digital Case Cracking with Murray Bryant
Murray Bryant is professor emeritus at Ivey Business School in Canada and a multi-year winner of the RSM EMBA faculty award.
The case deals with an individual who faces life challenges after a successful career and managing uncertainty, an appropriate topic for the current times, and will provide participants the opportunity to think critically about business problems and to come up with innovative solutions.