Dr. Xander Lub

Professor Hospitality Management and Experience Design

    • 20 Citations
    20152018
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    Research interests

    Xander Lub holds an MSc from University of Leiden and a PhD from Tilburg University. He started of his career at University of Auckland, New Zealand and then spent the next 16 years in (hospitality) research and education, working at Hotelschool The Hague, Saxion University Hospitality Business School, and VU University Amsterdam. Xander joined NHTV’s Academy of Hotel and Facility Management in October 2015 as Professor of Hospitality Experience.

    Trained as a psychologist and an organizational scientist, Xander’s research focuses on understanding how people (customers, guests, employees) interpret their changing environment and translate their understanding into action, and focuses on the implications this has for business. These implications are prominently in two fields: 1. user-centric design for hospitality organizations, and 2. the impact of organizational change on employee perceptions.

    Xander has been/is Visiting Professor at University of Bath, University of Calgary, VU University Amsterdam (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration) and Nyenrode Business University. Furthermore, he serves in editorial board or reviewer positions for six international (hospitality) management journals, has received several research awards, and he has (co-)authored over seventy articles in leading international hospitality and management journals, conferences, as well as chapters in scholarly books. Moreover, he has consulted to the industry for years and has taught in Bachelor, Master, and Executive Education programs.

    Xander also chairs the joint Hospitality Excellence Program on behalf of the five Dutch Hotelschools and the Royal Dutch Hospitality Board and is Director of Research of the EuroCHRIE Network.

    Areas of expertise: Service & Experience Design, Design Thinking, Hospitality Experience, Organizational Behavior, HRM.

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    Research Output 2015 2018

    A dynamic change perspective on how employees make sense of technology-driven organizational change

    van der Schaft, AHT., Lub, XD., van der Heijden, B. & Solinger, O., 11 Aug 2018

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    Anticipatory nostalgia in experience design

    Bergs, Y., Mitas, O., Nawijn, J., Lub, XD. & Smit, HAP., 7 Nov 2018

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterOther research output

    A social perspective to large scale organization change

    van der Schaft, AHT., Lub, XD., van der Heijden, B. & Solinger, O., 7 Nov 2018

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

    Authenticity, self and Santa: an existential perspective of the tourist experience.

    Neveu, V., Lub, XD., Marée, G., Hover, MEJ., Sievers, K. & Passos-Ascencao, M., 9 Nov 2018

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperOther research output

    Doing better by doing good: how CSR practices help in engaging employees

    Lub, XD., Kuokkanen, H., Blomme, RJ., Melissen, F. & Groen, BH., 8 Nov 2018

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    Prizes

    2018 EuroChrie Conference “Emerald/IJCHM & Dublin Institute of Technology” highly commended PhD Paper Award

    AHT van der Schaft (Recipient), XD Lub (Recipient), O Solinger (Recipient) & B van der Heijden (Recipient), 7 Nov 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    2018 EuroChrie conference “Institut Paul Bocuse” Best Research Paper Award

    XD Lub (Recipient), H Kuokkanen (Recipient), RJ Blomme (Recipient), FW Melissen (Recipient) & BH Groen (Recipient), 7 Nov 2018

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Activities 2010 2018

    Academy of Management, Divisions HR/OB/TIM (External organisation)

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    Psychological Contract Research Network (External organisation)

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    Member Academy of Management, Divisions HR/OB/TIM (External organisation)

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    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

    Psychological Contract Research Network (External organisation)

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    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

    Member EAWOP (European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology) (External organisation)

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    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

    Press / Media

    Nederlanders restylen huis van de kerstman in Finland

    XD Lub

    19/12/17

    1 media contribution

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    Docenten NHTV gaan het hoofdkantoor van de kerstman in Lapland pimpen

    XD Lub

    15/12/17

    1 media contribution

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