Entries by relationshipmgmt

How are you?

By Carla van Elst – deze tekst in het Nederlands   The crisis as a litmus test for your relationship management. Since the launch of the lock down in many countries all over the world, organisations and governmental bodies come to the unpleasant discovery that their relationship management is not in order. In recent history too little […]

Upward mobility – networking in the 17th century

This blog post in Dutch/ deze blog post in het Nederlands   In the book Managing Authentic Relationships, the Deputy Director of the Hermitage Amsterdam Paul Mosterd writes about relationship management from a historic perspective. Mosterd covers this topic by describing what can be seen on four 17th century militia paintings from the Amsterdam Museum and Stedelijk […]

A professional relationship management requires professional ‘networkers’ as well as ‘Manager(s) of the Network’

Dit artikel in het Nederlands “It is often said that employees are responsible for building and maintaining their own network, because relationships are mostly based upon personal likings or functionalities. That is true, however from an organization-wide perspective there is also a need. Organizational networks should be sustainable and remain after the employee leaves the […]

Relationship Management; the ‘eyes and ears’ of the organization

Dit artikel in het Nederlands In the book Managing Authentic Relationships, Robert Collignon writes about the Relationship Management Strategy being a top-down approach as well as a bottom-up approach. The relationship management is the eyes and ears of the organization, for relationships are reciprocal. The development of a Relationship Management Strategy is crucial to execute […]

What we can learn from 17th century networking; small closed trust-based networks

This article in Dutch / dit artikel in het Nederlands   In March, Amsterdam University Press published the book Managing Authentic Relationships; Facing New Challenges in a Changing Context. A book about networking and relationship management written by Jean Paul Wijers, Monica Bakker, Robert Collignon and Gerty Smit and with contributions by among others Prof. René […]

3-7 June in Brussels: postgraduate training programme Strategic Relationship Management

Thank you Wytze VanderGaast for making this video about our postgraduate training programme ‘Strategic Relationship Management‘. In the video our founder and director Jean Paul Wijers talks about how our postgraduate teaches participants to professionalise the relationship management of an organisation. From 3-7 June in Brussels (in English) and starting at 18 September in Amsterdam […]

New book published on 4 March: ‘Mutuality determines quality stakeholder network’

Deze informatie in het Nederlands Business relationships need to be sufficiently reciprocal and offer relevant benefits. When a relationship offers insufficient mutual interest, there is no balance in the cooperation. Although relationship management is based in part on fluid components such as chemistry, the eventual success of a network mainly depends on the professionalism and […]

Diplomat Magazine: Amsterdam University Press publishes a new book about networking, relationships and relationship management

Diplomat Magazine: Amsterdam University Press publishes a new book about networking, relationships and relationship management ‘Managing Authentic Relationships; Facing New Challenges in a Changing Context’. Many organizations are currently undergoing the transition to a more flexible network organization aimed at improving collaboration, both internally and externally. A solid and profitable network is one of the […]

‘Managing Authentic Relationship; Facing New Challenges in a Changing Context’

We are proud to announce the publication of the book ‘Managing Authentic Relationship; Facing New Challenges in a Changing Context’ by Amsterdam University Press in March this year. This new book about relationship management focuses on building and managing a strong network and reciprocal relationships for the entire organisation by implementing a professional relationship management […]