Prof. Hans van Oosterhout

Hans van Oosterhout

Professor of Corporate Governance and Responsibility
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Hans van Oosterhout is a professor of corporate governance and responsibility at the Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).



His research is in comparative corporate governance, involving both comparisons between different national corporate governance systems, and comparisons between different forms of enterprise organization.



His current research focuses on how jurisdiction level institutions shape the respective role of owners and executives in publicly listed firms, and on the corporate governance challenges and practices of professional partnerships, family firms, and philanthropic organizations.



Professor van Oosterhout has published extensively in journals including the Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, the Journal of Management Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly and the Journal of Business Ethics.



He has held visiting positions at the Australian National University and the The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.



Professor van Oosterhout obtained an MA Cum Laude in political science from Leiden University and a PhD in Management from Erasmus University.

Professional experience

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship

Publications

Professional Publications (3)

Scholarly Publications (42)

Doctoral Thesis

Media

Media items

  • Nieuwe code, geen nieuwe macht

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has her eye on at least one of the perpetrators of the unrest in the West: large companies. They must cooperate with the government to restore confidence in the market economy. "In general, you...

  • ‘Boze aandeelhouder lijkt op boze kiezer’

    Shareholders sometimes behave like angry and anxious voters, according to new research by Hans van Oosterhout, Professor of Corporate Governance. Their dissenting vote at shareholders' meetings often does not focus on the...

  • Hoogleraar: voorstellen topmanagement vrijwel altijd kritiekloos aangenomen

    Shareholders sometimes behave like angry and anxious voters, according to new research by Hans van Oosterhout, Professor of Corporate Governance. Their dissenting vote at shareholders' meetings often does not focus on the...

  • Wat aandeelhouders eigenlijk willen zeggen met hun tegenstem

    Shareholders sometimes behave like angry and anxious voters, according to new research by Hans van Oosterhout, Professor of Corporate Governance. Their dissenting vote at shareholders' meetings often does not focus on the...

  • Familiebedrijven zijn de ruggengraat van de Nederlandse economie

    Family companies are the backbone of the Dutch economy. These companies have certain issues on the family, business and ownership divide that are specific to this type of company. To increase knowledge and understanding of family...

Discovery items

What shareholders really mean when they vote ‘No’

Shareholders who vote against management proposals often do this to express their dissatisfaction with the company's management.

Courses

Philosophy of Science

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BAB28
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Philosophy of science

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BKB2016
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Corporate governance

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM02MIM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Past courses

Corporate Governance

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BM29MIM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Corporate strategy, ownership and governance

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BMSM04
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master, Master, Master

Philosophy of Science

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BKB1016
  • ECTS: 3

Topics in FinTech

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BERMSS020
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master

Philosophy of Science

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BAB26
  • ECTS: 3

Corporate governance

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BKM02GM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Governance and strategic challenges of family enterprises

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMME013
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master

BIM research topics block 1

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM03BIM
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

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