On Friday 10 January 2014, UM celebrated its 38th Dies Natalis at the MECC Maastricht. The celebration was marked by Vice-President André Postema’s farewell. In keeping with tradition, several awards were awarded during the celebration and five individuals were granted an honorary doctorate.
Honorary doctorate SBE
Amy Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School. The Novartis Chair was established to enable the study of human interactions that lead to the creation of successful business enterprises for the betterment of society. Edmondson’s research focuses on learning processes in organizations, and particularly examines group dynamics and the way teams work. She has published numerous academic and managerial articles.