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“Profit is important, of course. But the more interesting and social relevant question is:  
How to make our organizations more beautiful?” 

Research profile

Mathieu (Paul) Weggeman is Full Professor of Organizational Science and Innovation Management at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His primary expertise lies in the field of organizational design, innovation management and work processes in knowledge-intensive organizations. Mathieu’s research focuses understanding and explaining innovation processes in technology, knowledge-intensive and cultural organizations. His special attention goes to leading professionals, strategy formulation, realizing collective ambition in teams and organizations and the working methods and value systems of the new generation.

With his PhD students, he conducts research on flow and team flow among professionals, on the motives that professionals have to create and share knowledge, on the characteristics of the (pre) fuzzy front end of innovation processes and on the influence of the aesthetics of work processes on the affective bonding of professionals and in line with this on the knowledge productivity of the organization.

Academic background

Mathieu Weggeman obtained an MSc in Industrial Engineering from TU/e and holds a PhD in Strategic Management from Tilburg University. Prior to joining TU/e, he worked as a management consultant for Philips Research and for the Executive Committee of Philips Electronics. He also worked and still works as a consultant advising organizations on strategy development, R&D management, and the (re)design of knowledge intensive organizations.

Mathieu served on the editorial board of Organization Studies and has published in R&D Management, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Human Relations, Journal of Organizational Change Management and many other journals. He received an award for his complete work from the Dutch Order of Organizational Experts (Orde van Organisatiedeskundigen, OOA) in 2001. In 2005, colleagues elected him as one of the ten most influential Dutch management consultants. In 2008, his book “Leading professionals? Don’t! A continental European perspective” won the Management Book of the Year prize.  

Weggeman was a member of the Arts Council of the Netherlands en serves on several non-executive boards of public organizations in higher education and health care.

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employee Social Sciences
workplace Social Sciences
knowledge transfer Social Sciences
beauty Social Sciences
specialization Social Sciences
knowledge Social Sciences
research organization Social Sciences
building Social Sciences

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Research Output 1989 2019

19 Downloads (Pure)

Developing and testing the team flow monitor (TFM)

van den Hout, J. J. J., Gevers, J. M. P., Davis, O. C. & Weggeman, M. C. D. P., 17 Jul 2019, In : Cogent Psychology. 6, 1, 27 p., 1643962.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

How to improve sharing and application of knowledge in care and support for people with intellectual disabilities? A systematic review

Kersten, M. C. O., Taminiau, E. F., Schuurman, M. I. M., Weggeman, M. C. D. P. & Embregts, P. J. C. M., 1 Jun 2018, In : Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 62, 6, p. 496-520 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Disabled Persons
Intellectual Disability
Professional Role
Practice Management
1 Citation (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Knowledge sharing behaviour within organisations; A diary-based study of unplanned meetings between researchers

Appel-Meulenbroek, R., Weggeman, M. & Torkkeli, M., 3 Apr 2018, In : Knowledge Management Research & Practice. 16, 2, p. 267-279 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Knowledge sharing

Teamflow: theorie en proposities

van den Hout, J. J. J., Davis, O. C. & Weggeman, M. C. D. P., 2018, In : M&O. 72, 3, p. 26-69 44 p., 15771.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Activities 1999 2012

  • 2 Other
  • 1 Workshop, seminar, course or exhibition

2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management

Mathieu Weggeman (Organiser)
4 Aug 2012

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesWorkshop, seminar, course or exhibitionScientific

Maatschappelijke dienstverlening OK-deel IM 1999

Mathieu Weggeman (Member)

Activity: Other activity typesOtherProfessional

Maatschappelijke dienstverlening BM-deel IM 1999

Mathieu Weggeman (Member)

Activity: Other activity typesOtherProfessional

Press / Media

The Health Council is sick from the inner polarization

Mathieu C.D.P. Weggeman


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Transport Safety Begins With Safety In The Chain

Mathieu C.D.P. Weggeman


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Student theses

Discovering crowdsourcing: theory, classification and directions for use

Author: Geerts, S., 28 Feb 2009

Supervisor: Weggeman, M. (Supervisor 1) & Gevers, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Door innovatie naar ondernemerschap : het ontwerpen van een innovatiestrategie bij ING Bank Nederland

Author: Dolfin, V., 31 Aug 1999

Supervisor: Weggeman, M. (Supervisor 1)

Student thesis: Master

Enhancing innovation in a conservative heavy industry market: start with the fuzzy front end

Author: Jensma, S., 31 Oct 2006

Supervisor: Vanhaverbeke, W. (Supervisor 1) & Weggeman, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master


Enhancing new business development success: a new portfolio management method for Fujifilm Tilburg

Author: Denderen van, B., 31 Aug 2008

Supervisor: van der Bij, J. (Supervisor 1) & Weggeman, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master