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Alfons van Marrewijk, PhD, is Professor in Business Anthropology at the Department Organization Sciences, VU University Amsterdam. He was a professional engineer before his attention turned to business anthropology. His academic work focuses on an in-depth understanding of the everyday life of employees of technically oriented organisations and complex mega-projects. Topics of interest are cultural change, collaborative practices of public and private partners, transformative rituals, cross-cultural collaboration and spatial settings. Van Marrewijk (2015) is editor of the book Inside Mega-projects: Understanding Cultural Practices in Project Management, Series of Advance Organizational Studies, CBS Press and has published in journals such as Organization Studies, British Journal of Management, International Journal of Project Management, Building Research & Information and Scandinavian Journal of Management. Van Marrewijk works in close collaboration with public and industry partners in the construction and infrastructure sector and frequently acts as an expert consultant.

Keywords

  • G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
  • Business Anthropology
  • Project Management
  • Change Management

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Research Output 1996 2018

Changing academic work places: the introduction of open-plan offices in universities

Van Marrewijk, A. & Van den Ende, L., 13 Aug 2018, In : Journal of Organizational Change Management. 31, 5, p. 1119-1137 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open-plan office
Academic work
Work place
Staff
Organizational change

Digging for Change: Change and Resistance in Interorganizational Projects in the Utilities Sector

van Marrewijk, A. H., Jun 2018, In : Project management journal. 49, 3, p. 34-45 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Managers
Personnel
Costs
Inter-organizational collaboration
Organizational change

Innovative change and productive resistance in interorganizational projects: PMI White Paper

van Marrewijk, A. H. & van den Ende, A. L., 1 Feb 2018, p. 1 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperProfessional

'Monsters' and 'Mess' on the Railways: Coping with Complexity in Infrastructure Breakdowns

Willems, T. A. H., 2018, 234 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access
File

Projects as culture

van Marrewijk, A. H., 13 Sep 2018, Projects and People : Mastering Success. Bakker, H. & De Kleijn, J. P. (eds.). Nijkerk: NAP Process Industry Network, p. 143-162 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Activities 1988 2017

  • 15 Lecture / Presentation
  • 8 Expert meeting

cybersecurity

van Marrewijk, A. H. (Speaker)
6 Feb 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Omgevingsmanagement bij grote megaprojecten

van Marrewijk, A. H. (Speaker)
21 Apr 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

A cultural perspective on megaprojects

van Marrewijk, A. H. (Speaker)
27 Sep 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Inter-organizational collaboration and change

van Marrewijk, A. H. (Speaker)
26 May 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

moderator on science agenda Bouwcampus, TU Delft

van Marrewijk, A. H. (Participant)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventExpert meetingSocietal

Prizes

Best Paper of the Research Track on Mega Project

A.H. van Marrewijk (Recipient) & T.A.H. Willems (Recipient), 21 Jun 2018

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic

Nomination for EGOS 2017 That's intereting to Read Award

T.A.H. Willems (Recipient), A.H. van Marrewijk (Recipient) & S.B. Ybema (Recipient), 4 Jul 2018

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic

honors and awards
suicide
railroads

PMI Project Management Journal® 2018 Paper of the Year Award.

A.H. van Marrewijk (Recipient), 21 Jun 2018

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic

Project management

Press / Media

Moeizame veranderingen in de combi-aanleg

A.H. van Marrewijk

24/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Moeizame veranderingen in de combi-aanleg

A.H. van Marrewijk

14/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Kabels en Leidingen

A.H. van Marrewijk

4/05/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

Het kan heel anders in de infra

A.H. van Marrewijk

1/01/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

Ketensamenwerking in de ondergrondse infrasector

A.H. van Marrewijk

20/04/15

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other