In her dissertation 'Engaging with Emerging Technologies: Socio-cognitive foundations of incumbent response’, Tatjana Schneidmüller studies the socio-cognitive dynamics within technology emergence. In three studies, she explores when and how different social communities engage with emerging technologies based on their expertise and field affiliation, examines the effect of their engagement on incumbent response, and highlights the importance of established regulation for incumbent experimentation with emerging technologies.
Consistently ranked in the top of management research centres in Europe, the Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM) has created an environment for the development of internationally recognised management knowledge with academic and societal impact since 1998.
ERIM researchers, a community of over 350 management scientists, are focused on the real needs of business and management, and dedicated to produce relevant and excellent research that adds innovative dimensions to management knowledge. ERIM combines publishing in leading academic journals with effective dissemination through research projects and an advanced doctoral programme in business and management for aspiring researchers. Where possible, research is created in conjunction with business.
New research into climate-related risks and opportunities in the investment portfolios of pension funds and insurance companies has been awarded a €250,000 grant by Netspar. The study is being conducted by Prof. Mathijs van Dijk and Prof. Dirk Schoenmaker from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) with the aim of developing new methods and best practices to support pension funds in measuring and managing climate risk.