Dr. Bas Koene


Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) Case Development Centre, Erasumus University

Dr Bas Koene is director of the RSM Case Development Centre at Erasmus University, Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands, and Academic Director of the RSM MScBa Master in Management. He is engaged in research and teaching in the field of HR and Organization Development.

He studies human agency and leadership in processes of institutional change and Organizational Development. He is specifically interested in the future of work and the
changing organization and management of work and employment. Recent projects focus on the management & organization of non-standard employment and gig-work, the role of people management in processes of organizational change and development, the relation between job quality and innovation (QuInnE project), participation and community (I-WIRE
project) and on the role of HR in new ways of organizing work.

As director of the RSM Case Development Centre he has been building support for case development and case method innovation at RSM for over 5 years, strengthening the relevance of case studies as tools for research valorization and learning. Most recently publishing the free RSM SDG case series, a collection of case studies addressing the business issues around the Sustainable Development Goals.

He is member of the American Academy of Management (AoM), the European Group forOrganization Studies (EGOS) and the Society for the Advancement of Socio-economics (SASE). Before joining RSM he worked as a management consultant and at the Business School of the University of Maastricht. He has published in journals such as Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies, Accounting Organizations and Society, Human Relations, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Change Management, and Personnel Review.