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Arjan Markus is an Assistant Professor in the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship and Marketing (ITEM) group at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His research focuses on the role of networks and labor mobility in organizational innovation. Specifically, Arjan studies how collaboration within and between organizations affect innovative outcomes. He also has an interest in how the recruitment of R&D scientists and engineers affects the rate and direction of firm-level innovation. His work has been published in the Strategic Management Journal and the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Academic background

Arjan Markus obtained his PhD in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark in 2014. During his PhD, he visited the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, USA, and he did so again later on as a postdoc. Arjan also holds BSc and MSc degrees in Human Geography and Planning from Utrecht University. Prior to joining Eindhoven University of Technology, Arjan worked as an Assistant Professor at Tilburg University. He joined the ITEM group at TU/e in 2019 and teaches Strategy and Technology Management and Introduction to Technology Entrepreneurship.

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Inventor Business & Economics
Innovation Business & Economics
Cognitive structure Business & Economics
Consortium Business & Economics
Paradox Business & Economics
Organizational design Business & Economics
Redundancy Business & Economics
Corporate governance Business & Economics

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Research Output 2017 2019

  • 4 Citations
  • 2 Article
  • 2 Conference article

Corporate governance and the impact to the R&D lab

Markus, A. & Swift, T., 27 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Strategy and Management. p. 1 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Corporate governance
Agency theory
Innovation theory

Loci of dynamics in field networks and their impact on innovation outcomes of R&D consortia

Mannak, R., Markus, A., Meeus, M., Raab, J. & Smit, A., 1 Aug 2019, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2019, 1, 6 p., 2019.235.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Network dynamics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge diversity and coordination: The effect of intrafirm inventor task networks on absorption speed

Moreira, S., Markus, A. & Laursen, K., 2018, In : Strategic Management Journal. 39, 9, p. 2517-2546 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Social network theory
Knowledge production

Efficient redundancy? how socio-cognitive structures impact innovation under complex conditions

Candiani, J. & Markus, A., 2017, In : Academy of Management Proceedings. 2017, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Organizational design