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Bart van den Hooff is Professor of Organizational Communication and Information Systems. He has a PhD (with honors) in Communication from the University of Amsterdam. Before coming to the VU University, he worked in consultancy (M&I/Partners), at the Delft University of Technology and the University of Amsterdam. His work has been presented at international conferences and published in (among others) MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Journal of Information Technology, Communication Research, Human Communication Research, and the European Journal of Information Systems.


His research interests include complexity in Information Systems, Business-IT alignment at different levels, online interaction and the use of mobile devices.


  • Business Process Management & IT Alignment 4.2 (Msc DBI)
  • BIT 2.1 (BSc BK)
  • BIS 2.1 (BSc IBA)
  • MSc theses

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Research Output 2006 2019

The complementarity of autonomy and control in mobile work

Porter, A. & van den Hooff, B., 12 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : European Journal of Information Systems.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review


Working Around Health Information Systems: The Role of Power

Beerepoot, I., Koorn, J., van de Weerd, I., van den Hooff, B., Leopold, H. & Reijers, H., 2019, Proceedings of the Fortieth International Conference on Information Systems, Munich 2019. Association for Information Systems

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

Dealing with Dissonance: Misfits between an EHR System and Medical Work Practices

van den Hooff, B. & Hafkamp, L., 2018, Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Information Systems, Seoul 2017. AES Electronic Library

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

Open Access

Self-Organizing Knowledge: Examining the conditions under which professionals share and integrate knowledge

Oostervink, N. P., 16 Mar 2018, Amsterdam: Amsterdam Business Research Institute. 172 p.

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

Open Access

The ‘onlooker effect’: how bystanders influence our use of digital technologies

Sergeeva, A., Huysman, M., Soekijad, M. & van den Hooff, B., 5 Jun 2018

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsitePopular

Activities 2008 2015

  • 19 Lecture / Presentation
  • 2 Editorial work

Making Sense of IS Complexity Beyond the Structural Perspective: A Critical Literature Review

M.H. Rezazade Mehrizi (Speaker), B.J. van den Hooff (Speaker), M.G.A. Plomp (Speaker), K.M. Sewgobind (Speaker), S.M.S. Oemar (Speaker)
6 Jul 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Enterprise Social Media as a Multifunction Public Good: The Role of Perceived Critical Mass in Motivating Differential Use

M. Honcoop (Speaker), J.W. Treem (Speaker), B.J. van den Hooff (Speaker)
20 May 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Mobile Sales Force Automation and the Balance between Control and Autonomy

T. Wijman (Speaker), A.J. Porter (Speaker), B.J. van den Hooff (Speaker)
24 May 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Connections over Content: Enterprise Social Media Affordances and Knowledge Collaboration

M. Maly (Speaker), L.C.M. Agterberg (Speaker), B.J. van den Hooff (Speaker)
22 May 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic


KNAW Academy Assistants Programme

Marlous Agterberg (Recipient), B.J. van den Hooff (Recipient) & Sonja Utz (Recipient), 2012



NWO Grant New Ways of Working and Human Capital Development

M.H. Huysman (Recipient), Marlous Agterberg (Recipient), B.J. van den Hooff (Recipient), Hans Berends (Recipient), Philipp Tuertscher (Recipient) & Maarten de Laat (Recipient), 2014


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