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Ard-Pieter de Man is an expert in the areas of alliances, networks, open innovation and partnerships. He has many years of experience in consulting in the strategy, innovation and organization field and published over a dozen books and over fifty articles on these topics. As Dean of Sioo is particularly interested in connecting the field of organization design to the field of change management. How to design organizations to make it easier for them to change and adapt to ever changing market demands is his core topic. At the VU University Amsterdam he leads research projects in this field. He obtained his PhD in 1996 at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.


Alliances, networks, open innovation and partnerships


Management Consulting

Ancillary activities

  • OOA | Nijkerk | Member Academic Board | 2013-04-01
  • Sioo | Utrecht | Dean | 2013-04-01

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Trademarks Engineering & Materials Science
Innovation Engineering & Materials Science
Knowledge acquisition Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Sustainable development Engineering & Materials Science
Alliances Business & Economics
Alliance capability Business & Economics
Hardware Engineering & Materials Science

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 1995 2018

A research agenda for alternative forms of corporate governance in Journal of Management & Organization

O'Shannassy, T. F. & De Man, A. P., 14 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Management and Organization. 24, 3, p. 332-338 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

The interaction between network ties and business modeling: Case studies of sustainability-oriented innovations

Oskam, I., Bossink, B. & de Man, A. P., 10 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 177, p. 555-566 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Sustainable development

The timing of trademark application in innovation processes

Seip, M., Castaldi, C., Flikkema, M. & de Man, A. P., Apr 2018, In : Technovation. 72-73, p. 34-45 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Innovation process

The characteristics of new business models in consulting: An analysis of practice

de Man, A-P., de Man, M. & Stoppelenburg, A., Jun 2017

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperOther research output

Open Access

The role of networks in business model development: four shaping processes triggered by a cognitive shift

Oskam, I. F., de Man, A-P. & Bossink, B. A. G., 2017, Exploring a changing view on organizing value creation: Developing New Business Models. Contributions to the 2nd International Conference on New Business Models. Rauter, R., Zimek, M., Kiesnere, A. L. & Baumgartner, R. J. (eds.). Graz: Isis, p. 17-20

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2009 2018

  • 14 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Editorial work
  • 1 Conference

Marked variety: an analysis of patent and trademark variety of Dutch regions

M. Seip (Speaker), Carolina Castaldi (Speaker), Flikkema, M. J. (Speaker), de Man, A. P. (Speaker)
1 Feb 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

R&D Management Conference 2017

Oskam, I. F. (Participant), Bossink, B. A. G. (Participant), de Man, A. P. (Participant)
2 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Networks As A Source Of Cognitive Shift In Business Model Innovation

Oskam, I. F. (Speaker), de Man, A. P. (Speaker), Bossink, B. A. G. (Speaker)
2 Jul 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The Interaction between Business Modelling and Networking across the Life Cycle of Eco-sustainable Innovations

I. Oskam (Speaker), Bossink, B. A. G. (Speaker), de Man, A. P. (Speaker)
3 Jul 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Intellectual property rights in the Netherlands: the use of patents, trademarks , industrial design and breeders rights by Dutch firms

M. Seip (Speaker), Carolina Castaldi (Speaker), Flikkema, M. J. (Speaker), de Man, A. P. (Speaker)
19 Sep 201621 Sep 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic


Atos Consulting Publication Prize

A.P. de Man (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Prize / AwardSocietal


Best Paper Southern Management Association

A.P. de Man (Recipient), 5 Nov 2013

Prize: Prize / AwardAcademic

Alliance capability
Alliance performance

Ooa Prijs

A.P. de Man (Recipient), 2001

Prize: Prize / AwardSocietal

Management consultants

ROA Prijs

A.P. de Man (Recipient), 1999

Prize: Prize / AwardSocietal