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Marja Flory is Assistant Professor of Management of Change at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM). Marja’s primary research and teaching topics are change management, advisory skills, cross-cultural management and narrative methodology. She has done consulting work for large multinational companies and has mentored several international student projects at RSM. Having a BA in South American literature, she is particularly interested in Hispanic cultures. Marja is a visiting professor at ESADE, Barcelona, where she has been involved with organizing the biennial conference on Rhetoric and Narratives in Management Research (RNMR) since 2011, and is an affiliated researcher at the Centre of Excellence in Public Safety Management (CESAM). She has published in a variety of peer-reviewed and professional journals and currently is the managing editor of the Journal of Organizational Change Management. Marja holds an MSc in Organizational Change Management and a PhD from RSM.

Publications

Academic (10)
Professional (1)
  • Jacobs, G., Bayerl, S., Brein, E., & Flory, M. (2015). Keine Angst vor Evaluationen - Eine Blaupause zur Evaluation der niederländischen Polizeireform - Teil I. Die Polizei, 106(10), 296-304. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/78958

Academic (1)
  • Jacobs, G., Vanderveen, G., Hak, A., Flory, M., Thuis, T., Valkeman, S., & Franken, M. (2018). Een klacht is een gratis advies. (Politiekunde 96 ed.) Politie en Wetenschap/Sdu Uitgevers. Politiekunde Vol. 96 http://hdl.handle.net/1765/112986

Academic (4)
  • Flory, M., & Durant, RA. (2007). Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Dialogized Heteroglossia in Organizational Studies. In E. Bonet, B. Czarniawska, D. McCloskey, & H. S. Jensen (Eds.), 2nd RNMR Conference: Management and Persuasion (pp. 77-85). ESADE.

  • Flory, M. (2004). Managing a Self-Managed Team. In S. Chowdhury (Ed.), Next Generation Business Handbook: New Strategies from Tomorrow's Thought Leaders (pp. 186-199). John Wiley & Sons Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470172223.ch12

  • Flory, M. (2004). Swan Eaten by Frog: The Merger of Air France and KLM. In C. L. Gardner, J. Biberman, & A. F. Alkhafaji (Eds.), Business Research Yearbook: Global Business Perspectives (pp. 805-809). McNaughton & Gunn.

  • Flory, M. (2002). A Social Constructionist View on Self-managed Teams. In J. Biberman, & A. F. Alkhafaji (Eds.), Business Research Yearbook: Global Business Perspectives (pp. 504-508). McNaughton & Gunn.

Popular (1)
  • 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.

Professional (2)
  • Flory, M. (2014). De retoriek als lijdend instrument. In Nieuw leiderschap: naslagwerk symposium 7 maart 2014 (pp. 44-52). Avans Ondernemerscentrum.

  • Flory, M. (2013). De krabbenmand is niet vrouwelijk. In Symposium vrouwelijk leiderschap (pp. 15-23). Avans Ondernemerscentrum.

Academic (4)
  • Durant, RA., & Flory, M. (2010). Greek Myth of Echo and Narcissus in Organizational Scholarship. 20th Standing Conference on Management and Organization Inquiry, Alexandria (Virginia).

  • Flory, M., & Durant, RA. (2009). The Role of the Researcher and Reader in Storytelling. 19th Standing Conference on Management and Organization Inquiry, Orlando.

  • Flory, M. (2002). Learning and Self-Managed Teams. 2nd Annual Conference on Innovative Research in Management, Stockholm.

  • Flory, M., & Ignatchev, K. (1998). Intercultural Group Dynamics. 14th Annual EGOS Colloquium, Maastricht.

Professional (1)
  • Jacobs, G., Bayerl, S., Brein, E., & Flory, M. (2015). Von unseren Nachbarn lernen? Eine Blaupause zur Evaluation der niederlaendischen Polizei. In R. Grieger, & J. Christe-Zeyse (Eds.), Oranienburger Schriften (Vol. 2, pp. 56-75). Fachhochschule der Polizei des Landes Brandenburg. September

Internal (1)
  • Flory, M. (2008). The Never-ending Story: Narrating the Paradox of Self-management in Organizations. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). http://hdl.handle.net/1765/12512

Professional (1)
  • Jacobs, G., Bayerl, S., Brein, E., Flory, M., Bunt, H., Haas, N., & Prins, RS. (2015). Evaluatie Politiewet 2012 in de Eenheid Oost-Nederland en landelijke thema's. Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek- en Documentatiecentrum (WODC). http://hdl.handle.net/1765/78858

Academic (1)
  • Jacobs, G., Brein, E., Flory, M., Vanderveen, G., & Bayerl, S., (2018). Onderzoek ‘Een klacht is een gratis advies’-subsidie

Academic (2)
  • Jacobs, G., Brein, E., Flory, M., Vanderveen, G., & Bayerl, S., (2016). Onderzoeksvoorstel ‘Een klacht is een gratis advies’

  • Jacobs, G., Brein, E., Flory, M., Vanderveen, G., & Bayerl, S., (2016). Onderzoeksvoorstel 'Een klacht is een gratis advies'

Courses

Management van Verandering

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMA2103
  • ECTS: 5

Wetenschapsleer

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMA3001
  • ECTS: 3

MV 1, Management van Verandering

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMA3016
  • ECTS: 6

MV 2, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminar

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMA3017
  • ECTS: 2

Rhetoric for managers

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

Organizations and HRM: A game theoretic approach

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME135
  • Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

OCC Master Thesis

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

Past courses

Advisory Skills

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME064
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Cross-cultural Management

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME067
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Foundations of Consulting

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BM09OCC
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Interim project

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BKB0032
  • Level: Bachelor 3

Organisatie Studies

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BPA1012
  • ECTS: 3

Strategic HRM

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

Managerial and group decision making

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME045
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Managing Professional Organisations

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM01OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Professional development I

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

Professional Development I

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

Studying Change

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM04OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Theories on Change, on Behaviour and on Differences

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM02OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Foundations of Consulting

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BM07OCC
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master

Intervention skills

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME066
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Organisational Change and Consulting Research Methodology

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMRMOCC
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Personal Development Trajectory

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BM08OCC
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Foundations of Consulting

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

Personal Development Trajectory

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

Foundations of consulting

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM03OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Interim Project

  • Study year: 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BAE05
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 3

Advisory Skills

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMME059
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Foundations of consulting

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM04OCC
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Cross Cultural Management / International Case

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BAB23
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 2

Advisory skills

  • Study year: 2012/2013
  • Code: BKMME50
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master