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Personal information

Dr. Karen Verduijn is employed by the School of Business and Economics of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Department of Management and Organization). Her research projects revolve around understanding the intricacies of entrepreneurial everyday life. She has published in such journals as OrganizationEntrepreneurship and Regional Development, Journal of Management Inquiry, International Small Business Journal, the International Review of Entrepreneurship, and the Journal of Enterprising Communities. She is a board member of the Entrepreneurship Studies Network (special interest group of the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship), and the International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

Teaching

Chair of Faculty Examination Board

Teaching and coordinating bachelor BA course “Filming Entrepreneurship” (part of the SBE minor Entrepreneurship), and supervising various (Master’s & PhD) theses.

Project leader of “Pilots in Blended Learning” – part of the IXANext Programme on (advancing) Entrepreneurship Education in Amsterdam.

 

Research

Current research activities include:

The co-editing of a Special Issue for Entrepreneurship Education & Pedagogy on ‘Unsettling Entrepreneurship Education’, with Karin Berglund, Ulla Hytti and Marco van Gelderen

Collaboration in Research Project called ‘Regional’ (collective of local food artisans)

Selected publications include:

Berglund, K., & Verduyn, K. (Eds.) (2018). Revitalizing Entrepreneurship Education. Adopting a Critical Approach in the Classroom. New York: Routledge. 

Essers, C., Dey, P., Tedmanson, D., & Verduyn, K. (2016). Critical Perspectives on Entrepreneurship. Challenging Dominant Discourses. New York: Routledge.

Verduyn, K. (2015). Entrepreneuring and process. A Lefebvrian perspective. International Small Business Journal, 33(6), p. 638-648.

Tedmanson, D., Essers, C., Dey, P., & Verduyn, K. (2015). An uncommon wealth… Transforming the commons with purpose, for people and not for profit! Journal of Management Inquiry, 24(4), p. 439-444.  

Verduyn, K., P. Dey, D. Tedmanson & C. Essers (2014). Emancipation and/or Oppression? Conceptualizing Dimensions of Criticality in Entrepreneurship Studies. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 20(2), p. 98-107.

Verduyn, K. & Essers, C. (2013). Questioning dominant entrepreneurship assumptions. The case of female ethnic minority entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, 25(7-8), p. 612-630.

Tedmanson, D., K. Verduyn, C. Essers & W.B. Gartner (2012). Critical Perspectives of Entrepreneurship Research. Organization, 19(5), p. 531-541.

 

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Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Critical theory

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Karen Verduijn is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Entrepreneurship Business & Economics
Entrepreneurs Business & Economics
Entrepreneurship education Business & Economics
Emancipation Business & Economics
Evaluation Business & Economics
Ethnic minorities Business & Economics
Learning process Business & Economics
Entrepreneurial activity Business & Economics

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Research Output 2003 2019

An uncommon wealth… Transforming the commons with purpose, for people and not for profit!

Tedmanson, D., Essers, C., Dey, P. & Verduijn, J. K., 2015, In : Journal of Management Inquiry. 24, 4, p. 439-444

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Profitability
Innovation
Economics
Industry
Wealth

Entrepreneuring and process. A Lefebvrian perspective

Verduijn, J. K., 2015, In : International Small Business Journal. 33, 6, p. 638-648

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Everyday life
Disruption

Entrepreneurial activities in a developing country: an institutional theory perspective

Eijdenberg, E. L., Thompson, N. A., Verduijn, K. & Essers, C., Apr 2019, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research. 25, 3, p. 414-432

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Developing countries
Entrepreneurial activity
Institutional theory
Entrepreneurs
Tanzania

Activities 2009 2016

  • 2 Editorial work
  • 1 Lecture / Presentation

Examining a global entrepreneurial ecosystem: An Activity Theory Perspective

N.A. Thompson (Speaker), J.K. Verduijn (Speaker)
15 May 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Organization (Journal)

D. Tedmanson (Member of editorial board), J.K. Verduyn (Member of editorial board), C. Essers (Member of editorial board), G.W. Gartner (Member of editorial board)
2012

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Journal)

J.K. Verduyn (Member of editorial board)
20092011

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Prizes

Entrepreneurship
Practice theory