|Friso den Hertog is <font color="#000080"><font size="2">professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business administration in <font face="Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Maastricht. <font color="#000000">Since 1987, he has combined organisational research at Maastricht University,</font> where</span></font><font face="Arial"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><font color="#000000"> he also teaches new product and business development, and consulting work. He is currently a partner at Altuïtion, a consultancy firm in Den Bosch, The Netherlands. He was previously based at the science policy department of the Dutch ministry of Education and Sciences and at Philips, as an internal consultant and organisation researcher. He </font></span></font></font></font>studied organisation psychology at Leiden University and completed a PhD on job design at Delft Technical University Delft. His main research areas are innovation and knowledge management, business development, and methods of organisation research.