Marc van Essen

Marc van Essen

Marc van Essen

Prof. Dr.
Ständiger Dozent für Entrepreneurship und Innovation
GCEI-HSG
Dufourstrasse 40a
9000 St. Gallen
Schwerpunkte
  • Corporate Governance
  • Family firms
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Shareholder activism
  • Institutions
  • Business in Europe
  • International business
  • Global strategy
Ausbildung

2007 – 2011 Ph.D. in Management (Cum laude), RSM Management Erasmus University. An Institution-Based View of Ownership. Promotors: Prof. Dr. Hans van Oosterhout & Prof. Dr.Gerard Mertens.

2005 – 2007 M.Sc. in Economics and Law (Cum laude), Utrecht University. 

2002 – 2005 B.Sc. in Economics and Law (Cum laude), Utrecht University.  

Berufserfahrung

2012 – 2015 Assistant professor in international business, Sonoco International Business Department, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. 

2011 – 2012 Assistant professor of finance, Utrecht School of Economics, Utrecht University.                                      

2007 – 2011 Ph.D. student, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. 

2005 – 2007 Personal Research assistant, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. 

2004 – 2006 Personal research assistant, Tjalling C. Koopmans Institute, Utrecht University. 

Lehraktivitäten

Prof. Dr. Marc van Essen devised and conducted courses on International Entrepreneurship, Business in Europe, International Business and Comparative Corporate Governance and Global Strategy. He received very high evaluations at undergraduate, master, MBA and executive level, and received awards like the best professor of semester at the University of South Carolina.

Below you find overview of Prof. Dr. Marc teaching activities:

Bachelor level: Business in Europe  (University of South Carolina)

Master level: Business in Europe  (HSG SIM)

Master level: Comparative Management Systems: A European Perspective (HEC Paris)

MBA level: Business in Europe  (University of South Carolina; EDHEC Business School)

MBA level: International Entrepreneurship (HSG)

Executive level: Comparative Corporate Governance (HSG)

PhD level: Introduction to International Business with Kendall Roth (University of South Carolina)

PhD level: Current Research in International Business (University of South Carolina)

PhD level: Seminar on Strategic Management with Micheal Carney (Renmin University)

PhD level: Course on Meta-analysis (Erasmus University, Xi’an University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Hong Kong, HSG GSERM) 

Auszeichnungen

2017 Second Highest  Citation Count Of The Articles Published in JOM in 2015. Van Essen, M., Otten, J., & Carberry, E. 2015. Assessing managerial power theory: A meta-analytic approach to understanding the determinants of CEO compensation. Journal of Management, 41(1), 164-202.  

2017 Family Firm Institute Best Unpublished Research Award. Berrone, P., Duran, P., Gomez-Mejia, L., Heugens, P. P. M. A. R., & Van Essen, M. 2017. The family-legitimizing environment: A key determinant of family-controlled firms’ prevalence, strategy, and profitability. http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/07/prweb14507566.htm  

Coles College of Business Working Paper Series Best Paper Award 2017. Canan, C., Saleh, S., Van Essen, M., Peng, M., & Duran, P. Agency theory and corporate governance in China: A meta-analysis.***Best Reviewer Award 2016 for Corporate Governance: An International Review.  

Berrone, P., Duran, P., Gomez-Mejia, L., Heugens, P. P. M. A. R., & Van Essen, M. 2016. The family-legitimizing environment: A key determinant of family-controlled firms’ prevalence, strategy, and profitability. Winner of the OMT Best International Paper Award. 76th annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Berrone, P., Duran, P., Gomez-Mejia, L., Heugens, P., & Van Essen, M. 2016. The family-legitimizing environment: A key determinant of family-controlled firms’ prevalence, strategy, and profitability. Best paper proceedings of the 76th annual meeting of the Academy of Management.

Jürgen-Hauschildt-Preis2015. Jürgen-Hauschildt-Price for the best innovation management article. Duran, P.,Kammerlander, N., Van Essen, M., & Zellweger, T. Paper: "Doing more with less: Innovation input and output in family firms". Professor of Spring 2015 Semester.

DeltaZeta, Student Organization Nominating Outstanding Professors at University of South Carolina. The beta delta chapter of Delta Zelta is a sisterhood of strong and diverse women from all over the country united in our passion for our chapter. Founded on the University of South Carolina’s campus on September 22, 1928, we are proud to have remained on campus for over 85 years.

Sauerwald, S., Oosterhout, H., Van Essen, M., & Peng, M. 2015. Proxy advisors as gatekeepers of shareholder dissent: A Cross-national investigation of influence and effectiveness. Bestpaper proceedings of the 75th annual meeting of the Academy of Management. CGIO Best Paper in International Corporate Governance Finalist.

Sauerwald, S., Oosterhout, H., Van Essen, M., & Peng, M. 2015. Proxyadvisors as gatekeepers of shareholder dissent: A Cross-national investigationof influence and effectiveness. Best paper proceedings of the 75th annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Best paper proceedings of the 75th annual meeting of the Academy of Management.

Arregle, J-L. Duran, P., Hitt, M., & Van Essen,M. Is family firms’ internationalization special? A meta-analysis. Nominated for the Best Conference Paper Prize at the AIB Latin America 2015.

Sauerwald, S., Van Essen, M., & Oosterhout,H., & Peng, M. 2014. Proxy Advisors as Gatekeepers of Shareholder Dissent: A Multilevel Investigation of Influence and Effectiveness. Nominated for the Best Conference Paper Prize for Practice Implications of the SMS Annual Conference.

Sauerwald, S., Van Essen, M., & Oosterhout,H. 2013. Shareholder Activism in Europe: Evidence from Shareholder Dissent in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. CGIO Best Paper in International Corporate Governance Finalist. doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2013.153 ACAD MANAGE PROC January 2013 (Meeting Abstract Supplement) 12565

Bailey, N., Engelen, P-J. Van Essen, M., & Heugens, P. P. M. A. R. A Meta-Analytic Reviewof the Determinants and Consequences of IPO Underpricing. Best paper proceedings of the 73th annual meeting of the Academy of Management. Best paper proceedingsof the 73th annual meeting of the Academy of Management. doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2013.98 ACAD MANAGE PROC January 2013 (Meeting Abstract Supplement) 16373

Sauerwald,S., Van Essen, M., & Oosterhout,H. 2013. Shareholder Activism in Europe: Evidence from Shareholder Dissent in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Bestpaper proceedings of the 73th annual meeting of the Academy of Management. doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2013.153ACAD MANAGE PROC January 2013 (Meeting Abstract Supplement) 12565

Van Essen, M., Duran, P., Heugens, P., Peng,M., & Kostova,T. Why do Publicly Listed Family Firms Perform so Differently Across Emerging Markets? An Institution-Based Theory. Finalist for an award at the 2013 International Family Enterprise Research Academy (IFERA)Annual Conference.

VanEssen, M., Van Oosterhout, H., & Carney, M. 2012. Winner of the 2012 Best Paper Award by Springer Publishing. The Best Paper Award is givenannually to the best article published in past years at Asia Pacific Journal of Management. Paper:Corporate boards and performance of Asian firms: A meta-analysis.  

Van Essen, M. Nominated for Pierson Medaille 2012. The Pierson medal is awarded every three years to a promising young researcher in the economic-financial area, who is about to break through internationally. The award is granted by The Royal Society for Political Economy (De Koninklijke Vereniging voor deStaathuishoudkunde) which was founded in 1849 and is the oldest professionalassociation of economists in the world. StichtingMr. N.G. Pierson Fonds. Committee: Ericvan Damme (chair), Harry Garretsen, Franz Palm, Rick van der Ploeg en Casper deVries.  

Van Essen, M. ErasmusResearch Institute of Management (ERIM) Best Dissertation Award 2012. ERIMCeremony 2012, Wednesday 12, 2012. Location: Burgemeester Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam,The Netherlands. http://www.erim.eur.nl/news/detail/2926-erim-awards-ceremony-2012-and-the-awards-go-to/

Van Essen, M., Van Oosterhout, H., & Carney, M. 2012. Winner of the 2012 Best Paper Award by Springer Publishing. The Best Paper Award is given annually to the best article published in past years at Asia Pacific Journal of Management. Paper: Corporate boards and performance of Asian firms: A meta-analysis.

Van Essen, M. Winner of Richard N. Farmer Best Dissertation Award, Academy of International Business. AIB 2012 Annual meeting. Washington DC, USA.  

Van Essen, M., Heugens, P. P. M. A. R., van Oosterhout, H., & Otten, J. 2011. Executive Pay in Context: A Meta-Analysis of Institutional Influences on the Pay-for-Performance Association. Winner of the International Management Division Best Paper in OB / HRM / OT Award. 71th annual meeting of the Academy of Management. 

Forschungskooperation

Research associate in international business Department, Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina.