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Juup Essers is Assistant Professor of Models and Policy at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). He holds an MA in Philosophy & Political Theory from Leiden University and an MScBA and PhD from RSM. Juup has authored and co-authored publications in the areas of philosophy of organization science, incommensurability of management theories, and ideology in organizations. He also sits on the scientific committee of the biennial conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research (RNMR) in Barcelona. With more than 30 years of teaching experience under his belt, Juup has lectured on a variety of topics, ranging from rhetoric, philosophy of science, and cross-cultural management to business research methodology. He is a regular winner of the Best Teacher award in the Evening MScBA program at RSM. His current research interests mainly focus on a critical appraisal of the semiotics and rhetoric of leadership discourse.

Publications

Academic (4)
  • Flory, M., & Essers, J. (2016). Slawomir Magala, Generalist with a Cause. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 29(1). https://doi.org/10.1108/JOCM-11-2015-0217

  • Essers, J. (2012). Re?writing the Organization: The Ideological Deadlock of Narrative Methodology. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 25(2), 332-351. https://doi.org/10.1108/09534811211213991

  • Essers, J., Böhm, S., & Contu, A. (2009). Corporate Robespierres, Ideologies of Management and Change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 22(2), 129-140. https://doi.org/10.1108/09534810910947172

  • Essers, J., & Schreinemakers, JF. (1997). Nonaka's Subjectivist Conception of Knowledge in Corporate Knowledge Management. Knowledge Organization, 24(1), 24-32.

Professional (1)
  • Essers, J. (1995). De idee van een bedrijfskundige methodologie als verantwoordingskader voor bedrijfskundig handelen. Memo. Nieuwsbrief van de Nederlands-Vlaamse Academie voor Management, 4(1), 3-11.

Academic (1)
  • Maas, A., Essers, J., Letiche, HK., Magala, S., & Roodink, T. (1998). Managing Change: Change Perspectives. Donner.

Academic (1)
  • Veerman, CP., & Essers, J. (1988). Wetenschap en wetenschapsleer: een inleiding (second ed.). Uitgeverij Eburon.

Academic (9)
  • Letiche, HK., & Essers, J. (2004). Jean-François Lyotard. In S. Linstead (Ed.), Organization Theory and Postmodern Thought (pp. 64-87). Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781446217313.n4

  • Essers, J., & van Oosterhout, H. (2000). Het analyseren en schrijven van een betoog. In P. van Engeldorp Gastelaars (Ed.), Elementen van bedrijfskundig onderzoek (pp. 175-209). ServicePost.

  • Essers, J. (1999). Incommensurabiliteit en organisatie: over het management van verschil in organisaties. In M. J. van Riemsdijk (Ed.), Dilemma's in de bedrijfskundige wetenschap (pp. 206-234). Koninklijke Van Gorcum BV.

  • Essers, J., & Schreinemakers, JF. (1996). Critical Notes on the Use of Knowledge in Knowledge Management. In R. Green (Ed.), Knowledge, Organization and Change. Proceedings of the Fourth International ISKO Conference (pp. 213-215). Indeks. Advances in Knowledge Organization Vol. Volume 5

  • Essers, J., & Schreinemakers, JF. (1996). The Conceptions of Knowledge and Information in Knowledge Management. In J. F. Schreinemakers (Ed.), Knowledge Management. Organization, Competence and Methodology. Proceedings of the Fourth International ISMICK Symposium (pp. 93-104). Ergon. Advances in Knowledge Management Vol. Volume 1

  • Essers, J., Huiberts, A., & Wempe, JFDB. (1994). National Legislation versus International Competition: The Environmental Clean-up at Avebe. In B. Harvey, H. van Luijk, & H. Steinmann (Eds.), European Casebook on Business Ethics (pp. 159-180). Prentice Hall.

  • Essers, J. (1991). Interdisciplinariteit en herdisciplinering: de ontwikkelingsgang van bedrijfskunde als wetenschap. In H. W. Blom, & J. J. Vromen (Eds.), Bedrijfseconomie: hoe bestaat het?: aanzetten tot een filosofische plaatsbepaling (pp. 17-29). Stenfert Kroeze.

  • Essers, J. (1989). Over de methodologische verantwoording van bedrijfskunde als wetenschap. In J. W. M. Bertrand, J. Geersing, A. Pruyn, J. A. M. Theeuwes, & H. van de Water (Eds.), Bedrijfskundig onderzoek 1989: 4e NOBO onderzoeksdag: Eindhoven, 9 november 1989 (pp. 271-280). NOBO.

  • Essers, J. (1988). De kritische theorie van Jürgen Habermas. In C. P. Veerman, & J. P. J. M. Essers (Eds.), Wetenschap en wetenschapsleer: een inleiding (second ed.) (pp. 199-251). Uitgeverij Eburon.

Popular (2)
  • Flory, M., & Essers, J. (2011). Frits maakt geen vrienden. In J. Groenewegen, & A. Dreimüller (Eds.), Frits van Engeldorp Gastelaars: vriendelijke vriendenboek (pp. 33-35). A-D Druk.

  • Essers, J. (1997). Beste Erik. In P. van Engeldorp Gastelaars (Ed.), Liberik de Leede: sparringpartners (pp. 110-114). ServicePost. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/103394

Academic (6)
  • Touburg, G., & Essers, J. (2019). Mythologizing Management: A Mythographic Analysis of the Case Method. 11th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Milton Keynes.

  • Touburg, G., & Essers, J. (2018). Mythologizing Management: A Mythographic Analysis of the Case Method. 7th International Conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research, Barcelona.

  • Essers, J. (2016). Necessitas Legem Non Habet: Authority, Democracy and the Language of Leadership. 6th International Conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research, Barcelona.

  • Essers, J. (2013). Teaching Tolerance: Designing an MSc-Programme in Cross-Cultural Management. 12th Annual IACCM Conference, Rotterdam.

  • Essers, J. (2013). The Rhetoric of Repetition: Management Discourse on the Verge of Glossolalia. 5th International Conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research, Barcelona.

  • Essers, J. (2011). Re-writing the Organization: Rhetorical Pitfalls of Narrative Research. 4th International Conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research, Barcelona. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/104717

Internal (1)
  • Essers, J. (2007). Incommensurabiliteit en organisatie: de reconstructie van een academische patstelling. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).

Courses

Business Analytics

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022
  • Code: BM21MIM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

HRM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BMMTHRM
  • Level: Master

MiM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022
  • Code: BMMTMIM
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Research Clinic

  • Study year: 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BMRSCMIM
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Past courses

BSc Project Global Thinkers

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: B3T4103
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3

MV 2, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminar

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMA3017
  • ECTS: 2

OCC Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMMTOCC
  • Level: Master

Research Methodology

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BMRMHRM
  • Level: Master

Rhetoric for managers

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME065
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Wetenschapsleer

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BMA3001
  • ECTS: 3

Bedrijfskundige Methodologie

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BPA1014
  • ECTS: 4

HRM-OCC Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BMMTHRM-OCC
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Human Resource Management

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BT2102
  • Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Research Methodology

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BMRMHRM-OCC
  • Level: Master

Strategic HRM

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BM07HRM
  • Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Studying Change

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM04OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Cross Cultural Management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BAB23
  • Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 2

Human resource management

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BKB1022
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Human Resource Management

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BAD11
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3, Pre-master

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BAP064

Introduction to Business

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BT1101
  • Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 1

Introduction to business administration

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BK1101
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Professional Development I

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BT1105
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Professional development I

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BK1105
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Advisory Skills

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME064
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Foundations of Consulting

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BM05OCC
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master

Intervention skills

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME066
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Managing Professional Organisations

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BM01OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Organisational Change and Consulting Research Methodology

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMRMOCC
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Personal Development Trajectory

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BM06OCC
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master

Theories on Change, on Behaviour, and on Differences

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BM02OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Final project

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BMA4002
  • ECTS: 20

Kick-off PTO

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BPA1010

Organisational Theory & Dynamics

  • Study year: 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BAB21
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Organisational theory and dynamics

  • Study year: 2015/2016, 2013/2014
  • Code: BKB1014
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Organisational change and consulting research methodology

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMRMOCC
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Rhetoric for managers

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMME060
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

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