Our research focus area on Inclusive Business is concerned with cluster development, sustainable private sector development, competitiveness, trade and investment, impact financing, gender, sexual and reproductive health, migration, innovation, security

In Inclusive Business the aim is on developing innovative ways to include all genders, race, and people living at the base of the pyramid and expend access to basic products, services and livelihoods on a commercially viable basis.

MSM‘s Inclusive Business research addresses inter alia subjects such as migration by improving the economic development in countries of origin. Overcoming gender inequalities in education, business and public service. Strategy development and – implementation, female talent development, women entrepreneurship, and gender mainstreaming in education and research.

Inclusive Business Research and Publications

The Missing Link in State-building. Bilateral Donor and Donor-NGO Policies on Linking State-society Building in Fragile States
de Boer, D., & van Dijk, M. (2016). Can Sustainable Tourism achieve conservations and local economic development?. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 5(4).

Local sustainable development and conservation? : A research into three different types of tourism partnerships in Tanzania
De Boer, Diederik (2013) Local sustainable development and conservation? : A research into three different types of tourism partnerships in Tanzania

The Bottom of the Pyramid and the Private Sector
de Boer, D., van der Linden, V., & Tuninga, R. (2012). The Bottom of the Pyramid and the Private Sector. In M.P. van Dijk & J. Trienekens (Eds.), Global Value Chains : Linking Local Producers from Developing Countries to International Markets (pp. 31-42). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press. doi: https://doi.org/10.26530/OAPEN_408877

The Missing Link in State-building. Bilateral Donor and Donor-NGO Policies on Linking State-society Building in Fragile States.
de Boer, D., & Pfisterer, S. (2009). The Missing Link in State-building. Bilateral Donor and Donor-NGO Policies on Linking State-society Building in Fragile States. In G. Molier & E. Nieuwenhuys (Eds.), Peace, Security and Development in an Era of Globalization. The Integrated Security Approach Viewed from a Multidisciplinary Perspective. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

BOP and the Private Sector: A Value Chain Research Approach
de Boer, D., van der Linden, V., & Tuninga, R. (2008). BOP and the Private Sector: A Value Chain Research Approach. Presented at the IMDA Conference, New York.

De Rol van NGO’s in Wederopbouw. Clingendael Spectator / Internationale Spectator.
de Boer, D. (2007). De Rol van NGO’s in Wederopbouw. Clingendael Spectator / Internationale Spectator.

Editorial: Special Issue on Private Sector Involvement in Drinking Water Supply: The Experience
van Dijk, M. P. (2008). Editorial: Special Issue on Private Sector Involvement in Drinking Water Supply: The Experience. International Journal of Water, 4(3/4), 149-158.

Private sector involvement according to European water liberalisation scenarios
van Dijk, M. P., & Schouten, M. (2008). Private sector involvement according to European water liberalisation scenarios. International Journal of Water, 4(3/4).

Novel institutional arrangements for tourism, conservation and development in Eastern and Southern Africa
van der Duim, R., Lamers, M., & van Wijk, J. (2015). Novel institutional arrangements for tourism, conservation and development in Eastern and Southern Africa. In R. van der Duim, M. Lamers & J. van Wijk (Eds.), Institutional arrangements for conservation, development and tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa: A dynamic perspective (pp. 1-16). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands.

Institutional arrangements for conservation, development and tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa: A dynamic perspective.
van der Duim, R., Lamers, M., & van Wijk, J. (2015). Institutional arrangements for conservation, development and tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa: A dynamic perspective. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands.

Implementing tourism-conservation enterprises: A comparison of three lodges in Kenya
Lamers, M., van der Duim, R., Nthinga, R., & van Wijk, J. (2015). Implementing tourism-conservation enterprises: A comparison of three lodges in Kenya. In R. van der Duim, M. Lamers & J. van Wijk (Eds.), Institutional arrangements for conservation, development and tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa: A dynamic perspective (pp. 219-238). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands.

Governing conservation tourism partnerships in Kenya
Lamers, M., van der Duim, R., van Wijk, J., Nthiga, R., & Visseren-Hamakers, I. (2014). Governing conservation tourism partnerships in Kenya. Annals of Tourism Research, 48, 250-265. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.annals.2014.07.00

Tourism–conservation enterprises as a land-use strategy in Kenya
Lamers, M., Nthiga, R., van der Duim, R., & van Wijk, J. (2014). Tourism–conservation enterprises as a land-use strategy in Kenya. Tourism Geographies, 16(3), 474–489. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14616688.2013.806583

Regulation of the Private Sector Involvement to Achieve Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Lessons from Five Ethiopian Cities
Mohammed, A., & van Dijk, M. P. (2017). Regulation of the Private Sector Involvement to Achieve Sustainable Solid Waste Management, Lessons from Five Ethiopian Cities. International Journal of Waste Resources, 7(4), 311. doi: https://10.4172/2252-5211.1000311

Practice and Determinants of Solid Waste Collection: The Case of Private Collectors in Five Ethiopian Cities.
Mohammed, A., & van Dijk, M. P. (2017). Practice and Determinants of Solid Waste Collection: The Case of Private Collectors in Five Ethiopian Cities. International Journal of Waste Resources, 7(2), 280. doi: https://doi.org/10.4172/2252-5211.1000280

Foreign Aid for Innovation: The Missing Ingredient in Private Sector Development
Naudé, W. (2011). Foreign Aid for Innovation: The Missing Ingredient in Private Sector Development? (MSM Working Paper No. 2011/35).

Nature conservation meets market in Eastern Africa
NWO,, & van Wijk, J. (2013, December 11). Nature conservation meets market in Eastern Africa. NWO (online). Available at: http://www.nwo.nl/en/news-and-events/news/2013/gw/nature-conservation-meets-market-in-eastern-africa.html

Regulatory environment for private sector involvement in solid waste collection in Ghana
Oduro-Kwarteng, S., & van Dijk, M. P. (2017). Regulatory environment for private sector involvement in solid waste collection in Ghana. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 20(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJEWM.2017.086026

The effect of increased private sector involvement in solid waste collection in five cities in Ghana
Oduro-Kwarteng, S., & van Dijk, M. P. (2013). The effect of increased private sector involvement in solid waste collection in five cities in Ghana. Waste Management & Research, 31(10 Supplement), 81-92. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X13496305

Private sector participation in solid waste collection in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) by involving micro-enterprises
Tilaye, M., & van Dijk, M. P. (2014). Private sector participation in solid waste collection in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) by involving micro-enterprises. Waste Management & Research, 32(1), 79-87. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0734242X13513826

Frugal financial innovations for inclusive finance: the experience with customer care at M-Pesa in Kenya
Wellen, L., & van Dijk, M. P. (2018). Frugal financial innovations for inclusive finance: the experience with customer care at M-Pesa in Kenya. Enterprise Development and Microfinance, 29(3-4). doi: https://doi.org/10.3362/1755-1986.00016

Challenges in Building Robust Interventions in Contexts of Poverty: Insights from an NGO-driven multi-stakeholder network in Ethiopia
van Wijk, J., van Wijk, J., Drost, S., & Stam, W. (2019). Challenges in Building Robust Interventions in Contexts of Poverty: Insights from an NGO-driven multi-stakeholder network in Ethiopia. Organization Studies. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840619878468

Social innovation: Integrating micro, meso and macro level insights from institutional theory
van Wijk, J., Zietsma, C., Dorado, S., de Bakker, F., & Martí, I. (2019). Social innovation: Integrating micro, meso and macro level insights from institutional theory. Business & Society, 58(5), 887-918. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0007650318789104

Promoting conservation tourism: The case of the African Wildlife Foundation's tourism conservation enterprises in Kenya
van Wijk, J., Lamers, M., & van der Duim, R. (2015). Promoting conservation tourism: The case of the African Wildlife Foundation's tourism conservation enterprises in Kenya. In R. van der Duim, M. Lamers & J. van Wijk (Eds.), Institutional arrangements for conservation, development and tourism in Eastern and Southern Africa: A dynamic perspective (pp. 203-218). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands.

The emergence of institutional innovations in tourism: The evolution of the African Wildlife Foundation’s tourism conservation enterprises
van Wijk, J., van der Duim, R., Lamers, M., & Sumba, D. (2015). The emergence of institutional innovations in tourism: The evolution of the African Wildlife Foundation’s tourism conservation enterprises. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 23(1), 104-125. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2014.927878

Activists and incumbents structuring change: The interplay of agency, culture and networks in field evolution
van Wijk, J., Stam, W., Elfring, T., Zietsma, C., & den Hond, F. (2013). Activists and incumbents structuring change: The interplay of agency, culture and networks in field evolution. Academy of Management Journal, 56(2), 358–386. doi: https://doi.org/10.5465/amj.2008.0355

Initial Business Case Ideas on Sustainable Tourism, Home Textiles, Apparel, and IT-Outsourcing in Egypt; Macadamia Nuts, Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, and Fish in Kenya; and Sustainable Tourism in Uganda
van Wijk, J., & Meerns, A. (2019). Initial Business Case Ideas on Sustainable Tourism, Home Textiles, Apparel, and IT-Outsourcing in Egypt; Macadamia Nuts, Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, and Fish in Kenya; and Sustainable Tourism in Uganda. Utrecht, Netherlands: Fair & Sustainable Consulting.

Challenges in Building Robust Interventions in Contexts of Poverty: Insights from an NGO-driven multi-stakeholder network in Ethiopia
van Wijk, J., van Wijk, J., Drost, S., & Stam, W. (2019). Challenges in Building Robust Interventions in Contexts of Poverty: Insights from an NGO-driven multi-stakeholder network in Ethiopia. Organization Studies. doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0170840619878468

DBA Research

Impacts of motivation on venture growth : A grounded theory approach on women entrepreneurs in Ghana's tourism industry
Elijah-Mensah, Angela (2010)

The phenomenology of revenue management: Explorations in the hotel industry
Josephi, Stan H.G. (2015)

The relationship between perception of equity and organizational commitment in the tourism industry : An empirical study of the hotel sector in Egypt
Khalifa, Mohamed Hossam El-Din Hassan (2011)

Gendering digital entrepreneurship : From research to practice using a tensional lens
Malik, Parul (2017) 

*DBA Research is available upon request