Dr René Olie

René Olie

Associate Professor of International and Strategic Management
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Rene Olie is Associate Professor of Strategic and International Management.

After obtaining a Master’s degree at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in organizational psychology, he received his PhD training at the University of Maastricht under leadership of Professor Geert Hofstede, a world-renowned expert in national cultures. This period has laid the foundation for a broad interest in the field of international and comparative management including research topics such as: How do companies achieve optimal integration in their cross-border operations given the many national and cultural challenges that are often present? How does societal context affect the background and functioning of top management? How do multinationals companies and their subsidiaries deal with the international challenges of the 21st century, including knowledge management and innovation.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

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

Publications

Professional Publications (4)

  • R.L. Olie & U. Glunk (2008). De sleutel tot succes: Cultuur, Samenwerking en Innovatie in de bouw. (Extern rapport). Gouda: PSIBouw
  • P.E.J. Kunst, R.L. Olie & A.G.L. Romme (2006). Over management en organisatie. Zutphen: ThiemeMeulenhoff
  • J.S. Sidhu & R.L. Olie (2005). Nut van expliciete definiering van het businessdomein: Een onderzoek onder Nederlandse bedrijven. MAB, 79 (10), 522-528.
  • C. Boone, A. van Witteloostuijn, W. Hendrikse, A. Van Iterson & R.L. Olie (2002). De vijf grote krantenuitgeverijen: management, diversificatie en rentabiliteit in 1979-1994. Bedrijfskunde, 74 (1), 66-79.

Scholarly Publications (10)

  • R.L. Olie (2010). Top management teams and societal context: The international dimensions of top management. In T.M. Devinney, T. Pedersen & L. Tihany (Eds.), Advances in International Management: The past, present and future of international business and management (Advances in International Management, 23). New York: Emerald
  • R.L. Olie (2006). Integration processes in cross-border mergers and acquisitions: Lessons learned from Dutch-German mergers. In Stahl,.G. Mendenhall, M. (Ed.), Mergers & Acquisitions (pp. 323-350). Stanford: Stanford University Press
  • R.L. Olie (2005). Internationale Mergers & Acquisitions: Kulturintegration und Personalmanagement. In G.K. Stahl (Ed.), Innovative Ansätze im internationalen Personalmanagement (pp. 69-90). Muenchen: Rainer Hampp Verlag
  • D.W.J.G. van Breugel, W. van Olffen & R.L. Olie (2005). Temporary liaisons: The commitment of 'temps' towards their agencies. Journal of Management Studies, 42 (3), 539-566. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6486.2005.00508.x
  • L. Dalmijn, R.L. Olie & Ernst Verwaal (2005). De effecten van culturele afstand en landenspecifieke ervaring op de waardecreatie bij grensoverschrijdende fusies. MAB, 79 , 78-86.
  • R.L. Olie & A. van Iterson (2004). Top management teams in their national context. In J.L.C. Cheng & M.A. Hitt (Eds.), Advances in International Management (pp. 129-157). Oxford: Elsevier
  • M.G. Heijltjes, R.L. Olie & U. Glunk (2003). Internationalization of Top Management Teams in Europe. European Management Journal, 21 (1), 89-97. doi: 10.1016/S0263-2373(02)00156-1
  • R.L. Olie (2001). Top management teams in their national context: A European perspective. In European Academy of Management, Barcelona, APril 20-21. . Barcelona
  • R.L. Olie (2001). Integration processes in cross-border mergers & acquisitions: Lessons learned from Dutch-German mergers. In Conference on Managing culture and human resources in mergers and acquisitions, Thurnau Castle, Germany, October 19-21. . Thurnau Castle, Germany
  • U. Glunk, M.G. Heijltjes & R.L. Olie (2001). Design characteristics and functioning of top management teams in Europe. European Management Journal, 19 (3), 291-300. doi: 10.1016/S0263-2373(01)00026-3

Courses

RSM Honours Programme

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BHP01
  • ECTS: 15

International strategy

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM01CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Management challenges in international organisations

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM02CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Global supply chain management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM03CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Using Business Analytics and Machine Learning for New Products

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM04CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

International entrepreneurship: From start-up to scale-up

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM06CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Multinational financial management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM08CC
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Innovation Management

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM-IM09CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Climate change strategy roleplay

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM10FE
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master

Corporate Venturing

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM-IM11CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Financial management & control

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM-IM12CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

International Corporate Finance

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM-IM13CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

International business project CEMS

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM-IMBP
  • Level: Master

Block seminar

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM-IMBS
  • Level: Master

International Management/CEMS cohort 2017-2018

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BM-IMCEMS1718
  • Level: Master

International Management/CEMS cohort 2018-2019

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BM-IMCEMS1819
  • Level: Master

Master thesis

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM-IMM-THESIS
  • ECTS: 20

IM Research clinic

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM-IMRC
  • Level: Master

SM-A, Strategische Vernieuwing & Corporate Entrepreneurship

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BMA3137
  • ECTS: 6

SM-B, Strategische Groei & Corporate Development

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BMA3138
  • ECTS: 6

SM-M, Majorgebonden Methodologie Seminars

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMA3139
  • ECTS: 2

International Consultancy Project

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BMICPEXC
  • ECTS: 13

Strategy and International Business

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMSM04
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

Past courses

Financial management & control

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BM-IM07CC
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Skills seminars

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM-IMSS
  • ECTS: 2

Strategy and international business

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM-04SM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

International Consultancy Project

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BKMIBP04
  • ECTS: 10

Block seminar

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: IMBS
  • ECTS: 3

Foundations of International Business

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: BERMASC034
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Master

International business project

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: IMBP
  • ECTS: 15

Research clinic

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: IMRC
  • ECTS: 5

Skills seminars

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: IMSS
  • ECTS: 2

SM1, Strategisch Management

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: BMA3136
  • ECTS: 11

Internship

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: IMINT
  • ECTS: 5