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David Kroon is an Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at the School of Business and Economics of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He received his Ph.D. from Tilburg University. 


David's current research focuses on interorganizational collaboration, organizational change, and post-M&A integration, with a particular emphasis on identity/identification, justice, culture, communication/language and trust. His work has been published in leading academic journals such as Academy of Mangement Journal, Group & Organization Management, and Management International Review. He also published several book chapters which were published by Routledge, Emerald Group, and Oxford University Press. Finally, he won several prizes at academic conferences for his articles and review activities.


David is involved in teaching at undergraduate, graduate and MBA level. His courses focus on strategy, international collaboration and research methodology. Next to this, he is involved in thesis supervision (for students at all levels). He obtained his Basis Kwalificatie Onderwijs (BKO) in 2013.

Prizes and Awards

  • EURAM Annual Conference 2014, Best Paper Award in Corporate Strategy Track with ‘Making Sense of it All: Business English, Language Fluency and Organizational Identity Perceptions in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions’ (with Joep Cornelissen).
  • EURAM Annual Conference 2014, Outstanding Reviewer Award in Strategic Management Special Interest Group. 
  • EURAM Doctoral Colloquium 2008, Best Paper Award, 3rd Prize with ‘New Insights into the Relation between Social Identification and Employee Satisfaction with a Merger’.

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Academic qualification

Award Date: 23 May 2013


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