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Dr. Antonie van Nistelrooij (1967) is assistant professor ‘Organizational change & Development’ at the VU University in Amsterdam, a senior partner at the Alignment.nu consultant group and works as a lecturer and academic supervisor for several Dutch MBA’s, in company programs and postgraduate programs. His work as a management consultant concerns all types of clients in government and industry. His work focuses on challenges in facilitating participative organizational change. This has resulted in several scientific (Dutch) books, (English) chapters and articles on subjects like ‘Change leadership’, ‘Large Group Interventions’ and ‘Change Management’. Most of his publications are embedded in a social constructionist perspective on change. He is editor for the Journal of Change Management, has a scientific assignment for the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Safety and is Board member of the FNV Academy.


Ademic degrees

PhD in Management Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands)

MsC in Organizational Psychology, Tilburg University (Netherleands)

BS in Business studies, Eindhoven (Netherlands)


Academic Appointments

Lecturer MBA 'Management of Organizations'  TSM - Twente University 2015 - present

Lecturer 'Change Mangement' AOG-University Groningen 1998 - present

Associate Professor 'Talent- & Organization Develolment' Nyenrode Business University 2006-2007


Awards & Honors

Academy of Managment Best Paper Award Management Consultancy Divison 2005 

Ancillary activities

  • Academie voor management | Groningen | lecturer | 2014-02-27 - present
  • TSM | Enschede | Management coach | 2017-06-23 - present
  • dr Antonie van Nistelrooij Organisatieadvies | Eindhoven | Directeur/eigenaar | 2017-10-11 - present

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Research Output 2000 2019

Urgency for safety in construction: Narrative struggles of carpe diem, memento mori, and negotiated safety

van Ooijen, M., van Nistelrooij, A. & Veenswijk, M., Mar 2019, In : Safety Science. 113, p. 68-77 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review


Coping with uncertainty during change: a relational approach inspired by Kurt Lewin

van Nistelrooij, A. T. M., 3 Nov 2018, In : Challenging Organisations and Society. 7, 1, p. 1270-1280 11 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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action research
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“You call it a structure taboo!” Relating consultant experiences to changing dynamics in healthcare

van Nistelrooij, A. & Homan, T., 2 Dec 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Organizational Change Management. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review


Activities 2000 2000

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation

Werken met conferenties; collectief organiseren van veranderingsprocessen

A.T.M. van Nistelrooij (Speaker)
1 Nov 2000

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Large groups; the conference approach

A.T.M. van Nistelrooij (Speaker)
1 Mar 2000

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Management of change

A.T.M. van Nistelrooij (Invited speaker)
1 Nov 2000

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic