André A. de Waal, PhD
André de Waal is associate Professor Strategic Management at the Maastricht School of Management. His teaching assignments is the course Strategic Performance Management. Next to this, he is an independent researcher, management consultant and author. André is also the director of the Center for Organizational Performance, an organization which conducts research into high performance organizations. André has been a consultant and a partner with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and the Holland Consulting Group for 17 years (1986 – 2001). He has been selected by Managementboek.nl as one of the Hollandse Meesters in Management (Dutch Masters in Management), ten people who have influenced management thinking in the Netherlands the most in the past decade. André has published over a hundred sixty articles and twenty-two books. Among his books are: Power of Performance Management, How Leading Companies Create Sustained Value (John Wiley & Sons, 2001), Quest for Balance, the human element in performance management systems (John Wiley & Sons, 2002) and Strategic Performance Management, A Managerial and Behavioural Approach (Palgrave MacMillan, 2007).