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.
As the Team Science Fellow at the AIC, Martijn’s work supports the quality of demand-driven, interdisciplinary, team-based research by paying attention to the collaborative team aspects. This means attending to collaborative strategies, institutional foundations, developing researchers collaborative skills, and facilitating teams on their journey to drive impact in Sulawesi.
In addition, Martijn is a scholarly teaching fellow 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 (research) partnerships. 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.