Robert Verburg is an associate professor in Management at Delft University of Technology. He is director of education for the Management of Technology (MOT) Master program. He lectures courses on leadership, management, knowledge processes and innovation in both Bachelor and Master programs.

His current research interests include the strategic management of human resources, knowledge management, and leading for innovation and technology. Robert Verburg received a grant from the Dutch Research Council on Leadership in Virtual Teams. He is the author of several national and international books and he has published articles in management journals, such as the Journal of Management (JOM), the International Journal of Human Resource Management (IJHRM), Knowledge and Process Management (KPM), New Technology, Work and Employment (NTWE), Leadership Quarterly (LQ), European Management Journal (EMJ), and the International Journal of Project Management (IJPM).

research interest

Strategic management of human resources.
Knowledge management.
Leading for innovation and technology.

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Associate professor in Management at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management,Delft University of Technology


PhD, Human Resources Management/Organizational Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
MSc, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Leiden University


Technology, Policy and Management


Recent publications:

  • Verburg, R.M., Bosch-Sijtsema, P. & Vartiainen, M. (2013). Getting it done: Critical success factors for project managers in virtual work settings. International Journal of Project Management 31 (1) : 68-79
  • Den Hartog, D.N, Boon, C., Verburg, R.M. & Croon, M.A. (2013). HRM, Communication, Satisfaction, and Perceived Performance: A Cross-Level Test. Journal of Management. 39 (6): 1637 -1665.
  • Verburg, R.M. & Andriessen, E.A. (2011). A typology of knowledge sharing networks in practice. Knowledge and Process Management 18 (1): 34-44.
  • Verburg, R.M. (2009). Virtual Teams. In Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (ed.) Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition. Hershey (NY): Information Science Reference.

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