Robert Goedegebuure PhD

Robert Goedegebuure PhD
Country of Origin

The Netherlands

By appointment

Robert Goedegebuure, PhD, is the founder and director of StatMind BV, a company specialised in the development of statistical courses. Currently, he is setting up DBA and PhD programmes in Africa, with European universities and local partners in Africa (among others, Eastern and Southern African Management Institute; ESAMI). In addition, he holds a position as a lecturer/researcher at Fontys University of Applied Sciences. He has worked as Associate Professor of International Business & Marketing at the Maastricht School of Management (MSM, Netherlands) for more than ten years and has been affiliated Professor at Centrum Catolica (Lima, Peru). He is Research Fellow at Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, and Academic Associate at HPO Centre, Netherlands. He holds a PhD in International Business from Erasmus University/Rotterdam School of Management. He has worked in marketing research, (official) statistics, and education at the university level. He has specialised in the impact of internationalisation on firm strategies and industrial policies. He has performed research projects for the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, European organisations (European Commission, Eurostat) and international institutions (OECD), and acted as the team leader in technical assistance projects in the former Soviet Union Republics. In addition, he has authored numerous courses in marketing and marketing research. He has fulfilled teaching assignments (international business and marketing, research methodology, economics) and research projects in countries all over the globe. He is currently the supervisor/mentor for 20 international DBA/PhD students, and ten DBA students have graduated under his supervision in recent years. He has set up research and DBA programmes (over 50 students enrolled) in the East-African region. In 2007 and 2008, he worked as Associate Professor in International Business & Marketing at IMT Dubai.

  • Goedegebuure, R.V. (2019, accepted). The High Performance Organizations Model: The Holy Grail or the Emperor’s Clothes?. Science Journal of Business and Management
  • Adhikari M. and Goedegebuure R.V. (2018, in progress). An Extended Performance Model for Public Organizations: Evidence from Nepal.
  • Goedegebuure, R.V. and Adhikari, M. (2018). Dealing with Response Bias in Multiple-Item Scales; The Case of the High-Performance Organizations (HPO) Questionnaire. StatMind Working Paper Series 2018:02 [submitted to Sage Open]
  • Goedegebuure, R.V. (2018). Sampling items from lengthy scales using Item Response Theory (IRT); the case of the High-Performance Organizations (HPO) Scale. StatMind Working Paper Series 2018:01 [submitted to Sage Open]
  • André de Waal, Robert Goedegebuure (2017). "Investigating the causal link between a management improvement technique and organizational performance: The case of the HPO framework", Management Research Review, Vol. 40 Issue: 4, pp.429-450
  • André de Waal, Dalia S.F. Habil, and Robert Goedegebuure (2016). Suitability of the high performance organization framework to Egyptian ICT companies, International Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol. 11 No. 4, pp. 632-648
  • De Waal, A.A. and Goedegebuure R.V. (2015). “Improving organizational performance with the high performance organization framework”, Paper to be presented at the 2015 Annual Conference on Global Economics, Business, and Finance (ACGEBF 2015)
  • De Waal, A.A., Goedegebuure R.V. and Hinfelaar, E. (2014). "Developing a scale for measuring high performance partnerships: ". Journal of Strategy and Management, Vol. 8 (1) 
  • Goedegebuure, R.V., De Waal, A.A. and Ssejjemba, K. (2014). The Case of Partnerships Between Lead Firms and Farmers in Pineapple Value Chains in Uganda and Kenya. Journal of Transnational Management, Vol 19(4) 
  • Goedegebuure, R.V., De Waal, A.A. (2014). Assessing the Compatibility of Management Behavior and Entrepreneurial Orientation. Problems and Perspectives in Management, Vol. 3  
  • Goedegebuure, R. V., De Waal, A.A., & Hinfelaar, E. (2012). Developing a Scale for Measuring High Performance Partnerships. (Paper Presented at the BAM Conference, London)
  • De Waal, A.A., Geradts, P. and Goedegebuure R.V. (2011), Impact of performance management on a non-profit, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management
  • Jayashankar, Priyanka and Robert V. Goedegebuure (2011). Marketing Strategies and Social Performance Outcomes: A Field Study on MFI Clients. The IUP Journal of Marketing Management. Vol. X No. 2 (May), 7 32.
  • Jayashankar, Priyanka and Robert V. Goedegebuure (2011). A Marketing Perspective on Microfinance: The Case of Nintara. Marketing Mastermind. Vol. XI No. 7 (July). Vol. XI No. 7 (July), 56-61.
Expertise / Subjects
International Management, Econometrics, Statistics, Supply Chain Management, Marketing Specialisations.