Martijn Van der Kamp


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PhD projects

Teamwork; Diversity; Leadership;


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Personal profile


Driven by the firm belief that only through collaboration can we face our biggest challenges, Dr Martijn van der Kamp aims to educate, inspire and equip those who are tackling these challenges through the topics of teamwork, strategy, and leadership. As a researcher, teacher, and consultant, Martijn has worked with teams in business, government and elsewhere on the design and implementation of teamwork and partnership strategies.

Martijn is a senior lecturer at the Monash Business School, where he teaches Leadership in the MBA program, heads the MBA integrated team program, and engages in executive education.

In his research, he links strategy, organisational design, and organisational behaviour, with a focus on teamwork in strategic alliances. His current studies mainly focus on how diversity and team composition affect team effectiveness and outcomes, especially in networks of teams across organisations. His research regularly crosses levels of analysis and relies on a variety of research methods, including field studies, cases, and experiments.

His work regularly features in the media and at international conferences and has received awards from The Academy of Management, The American Psychological Association, and the International Association for Conflict Management.

Martijn holds degrees from the Rotterdam School of Management (BA), the Erasmus University Rotterdam (MBA), and the University of Melbourne (PhD.). Dr. van der Kamp has been a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School, held research positions at the UNSW Business School and the Melbourne Business School, and was a strategic sourcing and partnership consultant for Kirkman Company. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

External positions

Team Science Fellow, Australia-Indonesia Centre

1 May 2019 → …

Research area keywords

  • organisational behaviour, groups, teams, subgroups, conflicts

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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