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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Putnik, K. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van der Torre, W. (author), Preenen, P. (author), de Vroome, E. (author)
Introduction: Due to fast technological changes organisations need to innovate to remain economically viable. However, many innovations do not get implemented. This study examines innovation adoption of employees as one of the factors responsible for unsuccessful implementation. The assumption is that mindful organising positively associates...
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Pot, F. (author), Totterdill, P. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
The implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights could be enhanced by stimulating workplace innovation. There is a reciprocal relationship between job quality and innovation capacity as well as between job quality and labour productivity. Whether these relationships are positive (higher job quality, more innovation capacity, higher...
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Rus, D. (author), van Hootegem, G. (author)
This special issue of the International Journal Technology Transfer and Commercialisation contains five contributions. Prior to developing this special issue, a symposium on WPI was held during EURAM18, the yearly international conference of the European Academy of Management, in Reykjavik, Iceland (June 2018), where a number of the articles...
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Rus, D. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van Hootegem, G. (author)
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), van der Torre, W. (author), Vaas, F. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
The innovation journey is a process model distinguishing between the initiation, developmental and implementation/termination period of innovations; it looks at drivers and barriers, like innovation managers, investors, setbacks, adaptation, infrastructure. We operationalize this model to apply it to the process of social innovation. Eighty-two...
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Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), Dorenbosch, L. (author), Plantinga, E. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
This study examines and theorizes the effects of task challenge on skill utilization, affective wellbeing and intrapreneurial behaviour among civil servants through a real-life challenging assignment, which was part of a unique Dutch and Flemish bottom-up organized event called ‘Train Your Colleague’. Results of a short-term longitudinal study...
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Putnik, K. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van der Torre, W. (author), de Vroome, E. (author)
Introduction: Due to fast technological changes organisations need to adjust by innovations to remain economically viable. However, as innovations do not always pass the implementation phase, this study examines innovation adoption of employees. The assumption is that workplace innovation positively associates with innovation adoption. The study...
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Dessers, E. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Ramioul, M. (author), de Schutter, J. (author), Pintelon, L. (author), Decré, W. (author), van Bockhaven, W. (author), Coreynen, W. (author), de Looze, M. (author), van Hootegem, G. (author)
The manufacturing industry is increasingly regarded as an essential ingredient of an ecosystem of production of goods and services. Key enabling technologies are considered to be the motors behind the ongoing digital transformation of industry. Given that there are still a number of open questions that need to be addressed in order to develop...
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Putnik, K. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), van der Torre, W. (author), de Vroome, E. (author), Preenen, P. (author)
In this study we examine individual behavioural and organisational predictors of innovation adoption among employees in the transport and logistics sector in the Netherlands. The framework of the study is based on theories of planned behaviour and workplace innovation. Based on a survey of 224 respondents, we see that employees who are...
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Kopp, R. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Hirsch-Kreinsen, H. (author), Kohlgrüber, M. (author), Preenen, P. (author)
The sociotechnical systems approach and theory (STS) helps to deal with todays rapid digital transformations in designing best suitable labour, organisations and jobs. Not surprisingly, related approaches based on STS assumptions, such as Modern Sociotechnical Thinking (MST) and Workplace Innovation (WPI) theory, are rapidly developing in Europe...
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), van Vuuren, T. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Gaspersz, J.B.R. (author), de Vroome, E.M.M. (author)
Purpose. The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether insights into high reliability organizations (HROs) are useful for innovation management teams. HRO teams can keep failure to a minimum level due to high alertness and resilience. Project teams working on innovation management could benefit from HRO principles and thus reduce their...
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Dhondt, S. (author), Hermans, K. (author), Molema, H. (author), Boermans, S. (author), van der Klauw, D. (author), Vrijhoef, H.J.M. (author)
Background: For some time now, integrated care has been put forward to create a more demand-driven, patientcentred and cost-effective care system. Various conceptual frameworks have been developed to shed light on the complex concept. However, they lack insight into the mechanisms driving integrated care in practice. The aim of this paper is to...
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Verhaeghe, N. (author), van den Oord, S. (author), Vandael, M. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Schoone-Harmsen, M. (author), Molema, H. (author), Desers, E. (author), Annemans, L. (author)
Introduction: Most other countries alike, stakeholders in the Belgian healthcare system are facing challenges to efficiently meet the needs of the chronically ill. The concept of integrated care is a guiding framework. Within this concept, financial incentives are considered as a key factor influencing stakeholders’ behavior. Incentives that are...
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Žiauberytė-Jakštienė, R. (author), Corral, A. (author), Totterdill, P. (author)
This article discusses the implementation of workplace innovation (WPI) in European companies. Based on a 51-case study research in 10 EU Member States this article addresses four questions: 1] Why do companies apply workplace innovation; 2] What are different motives for management, employees and employee representatives to implement WPI; 3]...
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Boermans, S. (author), Molema, H. (author), Oeij, P. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
Conference Abstract A key characteristic of integrated care for chronic diseases concerns the integration of supporting systems1. However, research demonstrates that this integration is staying behind within the Flemish context2. As a result, patient care might be hampered due to the existence of numerous electronic and paper-based systems that...
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Gaspersz, J.B.R. (author), van Vuuren, T. (author)
Project teams carrying out innovation projects are investigated during critical incidents. Earlier, a Team Innovation Resilience Behavior (IRB)-scale was successfully applied to quantitative survey data (Oeij, 2017). Team IRB is the team's capacity to effectively deal with possible incidents and ensure the project's continuation. This study uses...
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Preenen, P.T.Y. (author), Vergeer, R. (author), Kraan, K.O. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
This article develops and examines the idea that internal labour flexibility practices are beneficial for labour productivity and innovation performance of companies. This is tested in two studies using unique company level datasets. In Study 1, results obtained from 377 independent companies revealed that internal labour flexibility practices...
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Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Gaspersz, J.B.R. (author), van Vuuren, T. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
The purpose of this conceptual article is to demonstrate that Donald Schön’s Reflective Practitioner actually outlines an explicit model of the steps that project leaders in practice apply largely unaware. This reflective research model furthermore can be meaningfully combined with Argyris and Schön’s model of organizational learning. The...
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Howaldt, J. (author), Oeij, P.R.A. (author), Dhondt, S. (author), Fruytier, B. (author)
This is the introduction to this special issue of World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (WREMSD) dedicated to workplace innovation and social innovation related to work and organisation. As technological and business model innovations alone are not sufficient to enhance opportunities for businesses and...
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Pot, F. (author), Totterdill, P. (author), Dhondt, S. (author)
Workplace innovation is gaining profile as an emerging European policy, creating organisational performance and quality jobs. DG GROW and DG EMPL are leading. Policies regarding work organisation and workplace innovation in the EU over the last 20 years used to be rather fragmented, but more coherence is likely to develop in the near future....
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