Dr Steve Kennedy

Steve Kennedy

Associate Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Profile

Steve Kennedy is Associate Professor researching corporate sustainability, climate change and sustainability-oriented innovation at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Dr Kennedy’s current research interests include how corporate sustainability strategies are translated into successful innovation and the formation of future-ready sustainable business models. His research has featured in peer-reviewed scientific journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning and Journal of Cleaner Production.  Dr Kennedy is the Scientific Director of the Centre for Eco-Transformation and Academic Director of the MSc Global Business & Sustainability. He teaches courses such as 'Climate Change Strategy Role-Play' and 'Sustainability Leadership and Planetary Boundaries'.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Business-Society Management

Publications

Key Publications (3)

Professional Publications (2)

Scholarly Publications (13)

Recognitions

Editorial positions (6)

  • Journal of Business Ethics

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Organization Studies

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Management Inquiry

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Organization and Environment

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Cleaner Production

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

Organization Memberships

Media

Media item

  • Het schrikwekkend snelle verlies aan biodiversiteit op aarde

    An interview with Steve Kennedy discussing the loss of biodiversity. “While the world's eyes are focused on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the global loss of biodiversity is accelerating at the same time. At the moment, that is…

Discovery items

Discovery 39 - The world after COVID-19: how we can do business better

Digital research magazine explores how we can organise society and business better after Covid-19

Value creation through integrated reporting

Integrated reporting can be more than a communication strategy. Companies should see it as an instrument to drive organisational change.

Courses

Leadership, Sustainability & Governance

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BAB29
  • Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 2, Pre-master

Innovation Management

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BM-IM09CC
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Climate change strategy roleplay

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM-IM10FE
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Climate change strategy roleplay

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BM-IM14FE
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master, Master, Master

Sustainability Leadership and Planetary Boundaries

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM01GBS
  • ECTS: 6 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Global Business Strategies

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM02GBS
  • ECTS: 5 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Sustainability and Behavorial Ethics

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM03GBS
  • ECTS: 5 Level: ERIM, Exchange, IM/CEMS, Master

Personal Narrative, Communication, and Career

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BM04GBS
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Sustainability Grand Challenges

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BM05GBS
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Managing NGOs

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME037
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Corporations and justice

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME038
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Sustainable business models

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME040
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Circular Economy

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME050
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Social Entrepreneurship

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMME080
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master, Master, Master

Communicating Sustainability

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME107
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Clean Tech Business Study (Intellectual Property)

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2016/2017
  • Code: BMME112
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Cross-sector Partnerships for Sustainable Development

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMME121
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Corporate Social Investment as a force for positive social change

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMME143
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Movement for Change: Social Movements and Collective Action in and around Organizations towards a Sustainable World

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • Code: BMME157
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

GBS Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMMTGBS
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Research Methodology

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMRM3GBS
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Science & Practice for Transform. Change

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: UC-MINUC-05
  • ECTS: 15 Level: Level 300

Past courses

Inclusive and Emergent Leadership

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: UC-MINUC-06
  • ECTS: 15 Level: Level 300

GBS Company-based Research Project

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMBPGBS
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Research Methodology

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMRM2GBS
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Research Methodology

  • Study year: 2018/2019
  • Code: BMRM4GBS
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Leadership, Sustainability & Governance

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BAB27
  • ECTS: 5 Level: Bachelor 2, Bachelor 2, Pre-master

GBS Research project

  • Study year: 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME039
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Climate Change Strategy Roleplay

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: IM10FE
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master

GBSM master thesis

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMMTGBSM
  • ECTS: 16

Sustainability leadership and planetary boundaries

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM01GBS
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Climate Change

  • Study year: 2013/2014, 2012/2013
  • Code: IM09FE
  • ECTS: 10 Level: Master, Master