Dr. Staessens Matthias
|Teaching department||Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Technology, Innovation, Management|
Dr. Matthias Staessens joined Montpellier Business School in 2022 as an assistant Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at department Management, Entrepreneurship & Strategy. He holds a PhD in Business Economics (KU Leuven, 2019). His research interests cover decision-making and performance of hybrid organisations, in particular cooperatives and social enterprises. Specifically, his work takes a behavioral and upper echelon perspective to understand how cooperatives and social enterprises manage the social-business tension within their organisation. His work has been published in Journal of Business Ethics, Academy of Management Perspective and Strategic Change.
Billiet A., Dufays F., Friedel S. & Staessens M. 2021. The resilience of the cooperative model: How do cooperatives deal with Covid-19? Strategic Change.
Bruneel J., Clarysse B., Staessens M. & Weemaes S. 2020. Breaking with the past: The need for innovation in the governance of nonprofit social enterprises. Academy of Management Perspectives.
Staessens M., Kerstens P.J., Bruneel J. & Cherchye L. 2019. Data envelopment analysis and social enterprises: Analysing performance, strategic orientation and mission drift. Journal of Business Ethics, 159 (2): 325-341.
2022-2023: Green Innovation Management
2022-2023: Corporate Entrepreneurship
2021-2022 : Cooperative and social Entrepreneurship, KU Leuven.
2021-2022: Writing Effective Business Plans, IESEG.
2018-2019: Regional Innovation Systems, KU Leuven.