Dr M. Goudsmit (Mirjam)

Assistant professor - Strategy

Dr M. Goudsmit (Mirjam)
Visiting address

Heyendaalseweg 141

Postal address

Postbus 9108

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

PhD University of New South Wales (UNSW-Sydney), Australia | MSc Erasmus University Rotterdam (RSM), Netherlands | MSc Karlstad University (CTF), Sweden

Mirjam Goudsmit is Assistant Professor of Strategic Management at the Nijmegen School of Management at Radboud University in the Netherlands. Mirjam received her PhD degree in Strategic Management from the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Mirjam studies why some organizations perform better than others. Mirjam’s research centers around the effectiveness of strategic choices and actions in relation to various outcomes, and how different environments influence this. Her research interests include business strategy, organizational goals, knowledge and (high-tech) innovation, legitimacy vis-á-vis stakeholders, and organizational sustainability and responsibility – especially in dynamic and turbulent environments. Mirjam's collaborative research in cross-country context has been published in journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Organizational Dynamics, and Australian Journal of Management, and recently in a book with Springer. She is awarded with grants from various sources, incl. the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

In her research and teaching, Mirjam draws on her international experience prior to academia, where she held different positions in banking, health insurance, sports, and information (media) industries. She facilitates courses in bachelor, master, and executive education programs and consults with organizations on the above themes.

Mirjam received an Australian Postgraduate Award (Australian Government), the Dean’s Award for Service (UNSW Business School), and the prestigious Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship (Sylff, Nippon Foundation & Tokyo Foundation, Japan). She was visiting scholar at Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), European University Viadrina (Germany), and worked at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Netherlands).

Research group
  • Strategic Management


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