Dr.ir. Frans Melissen

Professor of Sustainable Experience Design & Professor of Management Education for Sustainability

    • 181 Citations
    20032021
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    Personal profile

    Research interests

    Frans Melissen (1971) attained his MSc and PhD degrees (Industrial Engineering and Management Science) from Eindhoven University of Technology, where he also worked as a student counselor and lecturer/researcher. Subsequently, he joined the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Groningen as an associate professor. In 2006 he started his career at Breda University of Applied Sciences and he is the University’s Professor of Sustainable Experience Design. Together with Lars Moratis, he is also the University’s Professor of Management Education for Sustainability and Chair in Management Education for Sustainability at Antwerp Management School.

    Through his Sustainable Experience Design professorship, it is Frans’ ambition to contribute to developing, successfully applying and disseminating theories, methods, tools and techniques that could assist organizations, businesses, professionals, and the like, in hospitality, tourism, events and beyond, in successfully designing (and staging) sustainable (hospitality) experiences.

    Through his Professorship/Chair in Management Education for Sustainability (a cooperation between Breda University of Applied Sciences and Antwerp Management School), together with his co-professor/chair Lars Moratis, he aims to develop new knowledge and ideas about the state of, strategies for and visions about management education for sustainability and apply and share these insights within the educational and the business sector.

    Through both Professorships, Frans aspires to serve as a force for change on the interface of sustainability, education, and business, and thus contribute to a sustainable transformation of wider society.

     

    Subjects

    Sustainable Development (Goals), Sustainable Experience Design, Management Education, Sustainability Intelligence

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    Research Output 2003 2020

    Reflection on 'True' Business Sustainability: Challenging Definitions, Recognizing Coupling and Developing Intelligence

    Moratis, L. & Melissen, F., 2020, The Future of the UN Sustainable Development Goals; Business Perspectives for Global Development in 2030. Idowu, S. O., Schmidpeter, R. & Zu, L. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Springer, Cham, p. 227-238 12 p. (CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

    Besef: groene groei is een fata morgana

    Moratis, L. & Melissen, F., 9 Jun 2019, In : Het Parool.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

    Open Access

    De Friedman-doctrine is springlevend

    Moratis, L. & Melissen, F., 28 Aug 2019, In : BN de Stem.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

    De prijs van fatsoen

    Moratis, L. & Melissen, F., 20 Apr 2019, In : Het Parool.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

    De ronduit gevaarlijke mythen van KLM-baas Pieter Elbers

    Moratis, L. & Melissen, F., 29 Jul 2019, In : Trouw.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

    Activities 2010 2019

    • 12 Contribution at workshop, seminar, course
    • 6 Guest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)
    • 1 Organising an event

    Hoe neutraliseren we de splijtzwam duurzaamheids?

    Frans Melissen (Invited speaker)
    25 May 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

    Duurzaam denken en handelen versnellen

    Frans Melissen (Invited speaker)
    25 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

    Masterclass: Duurzaamheidsintelligentie

    F Melissen (Organiser), L Moratis (Organiser)
    20 Nov 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganising an event

    Afsluitend energie- en ruimte atelier

    F Melissen (Invited speaker)
    5 Apr 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

    From guest journey to guest satisfaction

    BT Dijkema (Speaker), F Melissen (Speaker), HAP Smit (Speaker)
    21 Mar 2017

    Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

    Press / Media

    De drie vloeken van duurzaamheid (Brabants Dagblad)

    L Moratis & F Melissen

    3/10/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Nu niets doen, is straks door het ijs zakken

    F Melissen & R van der Rijt

    7/08/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Duurzaamheidsintelligentie meer dan alleen techniek (opinion piece)

    Frans Melissen

    11/08/16

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Veel duurzame businessmodellen zijn helemaal niet zo duurzaam

    Frans Melissen

    1/01/16

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Prizes

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

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

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Projects 2013 2021