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Radboud University Nijmegen

Radboud University Nijmegen (RUN) enrolls over 19,000 students and has 4,000 staff members and is a broad research and teaching university in the East of the Netherlands. RUN is affiliated to the International Research Universities Network (IRUN), an international network of broad-based research universities. Nijmegen School of Management (NSM) is one the seven faculties of Radboud University and has nearly 3,000 students and approx. 400 staff members. It is an academic center of expertise on the structure and performance of public and private organizations. Its research center contributes to understanding and improving the effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy of the institutional, organizational and management arrangement through which societal systems are structured and governed. NSM currently offers five Master’s degree programs in English, namely International Management, Strategy, Marketing, Strategic Human Resource Management, and Business Analysis and Modeling and three international master programs, namely in Public Administration, in System Dynamics and in Geography, Spatial Planning and Environment. RUN is coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master program in System Dynamics which was launched in August 2010.
Research in the GRACeFUL project is carried out by the Methodology and System Dynamics Group of Nijmegen School of Management. Its expertise lies in the application and development of Group Model Building and in the usage of system dynamics as an organizational intervention. Group Model Building is a method to develop system dynamics models in a participative way, i.e. with direct and immediate problem owner involvement. Seeing system dynamics projects as organizational interventions embeds system dynamics into the broader field of systems approaches and organizational change management. The focus is on improving problematic situations, not on the method used per se.

Contact person

Dr. Andreas Größler
Thomas van Aquinostraat 1
PO Box 9108
6500 HK Nijmegen
The Netherlands
a.groessler@fm.ru.nl
+31 24 3616287

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