Contact Chris Van Der Hoven

Background

Chris joined Cranfield in 2001 having worked on a broad range of strategic corporate initiatives during a prior industrial career. His PhD at Cambridge University explored the role of innovation and technology leaders when planning or reacting to major contextual or business discontinuities.


Current activities

Up until early 2013 he was a Senior Lecturer on the full time faculty at Cranfield SoM and the Director of the Managing Strategic Innovation Theme on the Executive MBA.

 

Publications

Articles In Journals

Conference Papers

  • Baxter D, Goffin K, Szwejczewski M & van der Hoven C (2011) Does prior experience change the learning effect in a new product development simulation?. In: 18th International Product Development Management Conference, Delft, Netherlands, 5-7 June 2011.
  • Goffin K, Baxter D, Szwejczewski M, Cousens A & van der Hoven C (2010) Tacit knowledge development in a new product development teaching simulation. In: 17th International Product Development Management Conference, Murcia, Spain, 13-15 June 2010.
  • van der Hoven C, Probert C & Phaal R (2010) Organisational context and the role of the CTO. In: 17th International Product Development Management Conference, Murcia, Spain, 13 June 2010.
  • van der Hoven C, Probert D & Phaal R (2008) The role and contribution of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO): perception of core purpose, barriers and enablers. In: Technology Management for a Sustainable Economy: Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) 2008, Cape Town, 27 July 2008.
  • van der Hoven C, Probert D & Phaal R (2008) Chief technology officer (CTO) perspectives on their role and contribution.. In: EIASM 15th International Product Development Management Conference, Hamburg, 29 June 2008.
  • van der Hoven C, Probert D & Phaal R (2007) Managing technological risk - the role of the CTO. In: R and D Management Conference, Bremen, 4 July 2007.
  • Knox S, Kwiatkowski R, Jaina J, Creagh M, Hope-Hailey V, Moir L, Myddelton D & van der Hoven C (2005) The MBA paradox: Critical examination or practical relevance?. In: 4th International Critical Management Studies Conference, Cambridge.

Books

  • Kwiatkowski R, Jaina J, Creagh M, Hope-Hailey V, Knox S, Moir L, Myddelton D & van der Hoven C (2008) Can the MBA Develop Leadership?: "Academic Reflection" vs "Practical Training". In: Leadership Learning: Knowledge into Action, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 131-146.