Rick Aalbers


Rick Aalbers is an Assistant Professor in Strategy and Innovation at Radboud University, the Netherlands. A native of the Netherlands, he holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from Rotterdam School of Management, a second master’s degree in Business Economics (cum laude) from Erasmus University’s School of Economics, and a PhD in Business and Economics from Groningen University. His research focuses on strategic organizational restructuring and innovation. He has published on these topics in Research Policy, Journal of Product Innovation Management, MIT Sloan Management Review, British Journal of Management, and Journal of Economic Issues, amongst others. He can be reached at r.aalbers@fm.ru.nl.

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The Perils of Democratic Decision Making

by , et al.Issue: January / February 2016

Enterprise social software enables members of the corporate masses to have more influence over the organizations that employ them — but that isn’t always a good thing.