BA (Maastricht University), MSc with distinction (Tilburg University), MSc with distinction (Tilburg University), PhD (Tilburg University)
Assistant Professor in Strategy and Leadership
Department: Strategy and International Business
Centre/Institute: Centre for Research in the Behavioural Sciences
+44 (0) 115 9515278
C39 (North Building, Jubilee Campus)
Dr Gertjan Lucas joined the Strategy and International Business Division at Nottingham University Business School as Assistant Professor in Strategy and Leadership in September 2018. Previously, he held the position of Vice-Chancellor's 2020 Lecturer in Business and Management at De Montfort University (Leicester, UK). Gertjan has a doctorate from Tilburg University (The Netherlands) and worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, Canada).
He studies how strategic decision makers collect, int erpret and act upon performance information pertaining to their organization. This line of work on adaptive aspirations and performance feedback is rooted in Cyert and MarchAs Behavioral Theory of the Firm and part of the larger Behavioral Strategy research field. Gertjan's work has been published in the Journal of Management, New Horizons in Managerial and Organizational Cognition, Frontiers in Psychology, the Creativity Research Journal, and others.
CRIBS - Deputy Director of the Centre for Research in the Behavioural Sciences
Research Series Co-ordinator (CRIBS)
Research Series Co-ordinator (Strategy & International Business)
School Committee Memberships
Dr Gertjan Lucas's research mainly involves the study of Organizational Performance Feedback using Behavioral Theory of the Firm as the underpinning theoretical lense. More generally, Gertjan's works contributes to the area of Behavioral Strategy and the understanding of Strategic Decision Making. Further topics of interest include Attention, Creativity and Group Dynamics.
Aspiring doctoral students interested in these areas are welcome to contact Dr Lucas.
Gerardus is currently supervising the following Research Students:
Gabriela Pizarro Veloso