Visiting Scholar of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Arjan Frederiks

471 Dodge Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000

617.373.7645
a.frederiks@northeastern.edu


Profile

Education

Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship (expected defense Winter 2015/2016), University of Twente, The Netherlands
M.Sc. in Innovation, Knowledge, and Entrepreneurial Dynamics, Aalborg University, Denmark
M.Sc. in Business Administration (Specialization: Innovation & Entrepreneurship) University of Twente, The Netherlands
B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management (Minor: Entrepreneurship) University of Twente, The Netherlands

Research & Teaching Interests

Arjan Frederiks' primary research interests are in the area of entrepreneurial cognition, high-tech entrepreneurship. He has taught undergraduate courses in (international) entrepreneurship and innovation management.

Industry & Academic Experience

Prior to joining academia, Arjan Frederiks was a researcher in a business incubator, and a co-founder of a technology start-up.

Publications

Selected Publications

Frederiks, A.J., Ehrenhard, M.L., & Groen, A.J. (2013) How Do Nascent Entrepreneurs Use Imagination In The Venture Creation Process? A Weekly Diary Study. Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Vol. 33 (pp. 112-125). Babson Park, MA: Babson College.

Ehrenhard, M.L., Frederiks, A.J., & Donkers, E. (2012) The Role of Behavioral Control, Imagination, and Mindfulness in Inclusive Innovation Behavior. In P. de Weerd- Nederhof, K. Visscher, & J. Visser-Groeneveld (Eds.), Innovation, Social Responsibility, Creativity, Ethics, and Olaf Fisscher (pp. 165-180). Enschede, The Netherlands: University of Twente Press.

Presentations

Selected Presentations

Frederiks, A.J., Ehrenhard, M.L., & Groen, A.J. (2015) Using Imagination to Create Better Business Opportunities? An Experimental Study. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, June 10-13, Babson Park, MA, United States.

Frederiks, A.J. (2014) Conceptualizing Imagination and its Effective Use in Business. Academy of Management Conference, August 1-6, Philadelphia, PA, United States.

Frederiks, A.J. (2014) Extending the Entrepreneurial Mindset with Imagination. In symposium "In Search of the 'Entrepreneurial Mindset': Insights from Neuroscience" Academy of Management Conference, August 1-6, Philadelphia, PA, United States.

Frederiks, A.J., Ehrenhard, M.L., & Groen, A.J. (2014) The Role of Imagination in High- Technology Entrepreneurship. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, June 4-7, London, Ontario, Canada.

Frederiks, A.J., Ehrenhard, M.L., & Groen, A.J. (2013) How Do Nascent Entrepreneurs Use Imagination In The Venture Creation Process? A Weekly Diary Study. Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, June 5-8, Lyon, France. 

Frederiks, A.J., & Ehrenhard, M.L. (2012) Exploring Imagination and its Role in Entrepreneurial Idea Development. Academy of Management Conference, August 3-7, Boston, MA, United States.