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- faculteit der economische wetenschappen en bedrijfskunde ( management en organisatiekunde )
- Assistant Professor
Dr. Sylvia van de Bunt-Kokhuis is co-director of the Servant-leadership Centre for Research and Education (SERVUS, www.feweb.vu.nl/SERVUS). At VU she co-coordinates amongst others VU Master courses in Careers & Organisations and Cross Cultural Management (2001-present). She has an international career in business and academia, and has been serving as a management consultant for various firms such as Digital Equipment, Vendex International, KLM and Ahold, the European Commission, UNESCO, and NGO’s.
From 2004 onwards she is Visiting Professor at Middlesex University London, Visiting Professor at Liverpool Hope University and University Campus Suffolk. At The Hague University she was Lector HRM during 2003-2008. The book 'Academic Pilgrims' (Tilburg University Press, 1996) was her PhD on international faculty mobility. She published extensively on (higher) education, servant-leadership, cross cultural issues, talent diversity and internet in international journals, edited the book ‘World Wide Work’ (VU University Press, 2006) and co-edited the books ‘Handboek Internationaal Talent’ (Weka, 2007) and ‘Competing for Talent’ (Van Gorcum, 2009). She published various articles in journals such as Compare, Higher Education in Europe, the International Journal of Servant Leadership, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, and Maandblad voor Accountancy en Bedrijfseconomie.
During 2003-2006 she was coordinator of a large scale European higher education project FILTER, investigating the credibility/integrity and cultural filtering of online content. She was member of the Supervisory Board of Compu’Train and Kennisnet (www.kennisnet.nl, 2006-2012), and is member of the Advisory Board of Nova Academy (www.novacollege.nl) and Greenleaf Europe (www.gcsl.eu). She is President of NGVO, the Dutch Speaking Society for Comparative Education, the Flemish/Dutch Member Society of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies, see www.wcces.net. In 2013 she received a nomination for best EURAM reviewer (www.euram-online.org).
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