PROF. Rob van Eijbergen PHD.
Organizational Development
Rob van Eijbergen is an internationally operating business consultant, part-time professor, mediator and executive coach and highly experienced and authentic consultant. He works both for both the private sector and public sector. and is equally at ease at the workplace as in the boardroom.
Rob van Eijbergen aims for making a living while being socially responsible at the same time. The latter is reflected in particular in the work he does for developing countries and orders for educational institutions. Within organizations he works at individual- as well as organizational development.
"Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy."
Rob Eijbergen is linked to the following universities:

  • School for Public Leadership at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Centre for executive coaching at the Vu University of Amsterdam
  • Zijlstra Institute of the VU University Amsterdam
He leads research into the effectiveness of organizational change, strategy and Organizational integrity.He teaches Organizational Change and Organizational Studies.
Growing a culture requires a good storyteller. Changing a culture requires a persuasive editor.
Rob van Eijbergen
Weesperzijde 17 | 1st floor | 1091EB Amsterdam | M +31653930293
Rob van Eijbergen developed and conducted leadership programs and other professional development programs for both business communities and the government. In addition, he develops and guides intervision and supervision processes.

Rob van Eijbergen has over 20 years of experience in managing change, both in the public and private sector, in the Netherlands and in many other countries.
Rob van Eijbergen is an experienced executive (team) coach in the field of strategic issues and personal effectiveness. He uses a directive, demand-driven approach. .
Rob van Eijbergen is an experienced mediator both for public and private sector.
Cultural change
Employee satisfaction

Strategic Partners
Holtrop Ravesloot & Partners
In cooperation with HRP Rob van Eijbergen councils supervisor boards. The first half of year 2013 he was acting chairman of the supervisory board of the Public School Community Hengelo and conducted an investigation into the functioning of the supervisory board of the Beatrix Hospital in Winterswijk.

For the CBI, Rob van Eijbergen supports processes of change. He led projects in South Africa, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and many other countries in the field of promoting exports from these countries to Europe. He also gives the governments of these countries advise about how to strengthen their SMEs.

For ROI, he acts as a core teacher in various leadership programs.


Schwella, E., Botha, C., Brand, D., Eijbergen, R .van, (2015) South African Governance, Oxford University Press: Oxford
Bjorkman, J., Eijbergen, R. van, Minderman G.D. & Bekke, H., (editors) (2011), Public Leadership and added citizen value. Eleven International Publishing.
Eijbergen, R. van, Verhagen, J., & Baay , R. de (editors) (2007).Organiserend veranderen of veranderend organiseren. Academic services: Utrecht.
Eijbergen, R. van (2007). De buitenstaander. Management en Consulting, 6, 14.
Eijbergen, R. van (2005). Proces begeleiden. Opleiding & Ontwikkeling, 3, 9-12.
Eijbergen, R. van (2004). Implementing integral management in the Royal Netherlands Army. In D. Ose and C.M. Coops (Eds.). Nato Defence College report Series No 17: Rome.
Eijbergen, R. van, & Burger, Y. (2003). Integraal Management: In Y.D. Burger, J in 't Veld & J.M. Cortlever-Keus (Eds.). Facetten, Sioo jaarboek (pp 82- 102). Lemma: Utrecht.
Eijbergen, R. van (2003). De invoering en het effect van zelfsturende teams in organisaties (3e ed). Lemma: Utrecht.
Eijbergen, R. van (2002). De democratische dialoog: In A.P. van den Berge & E. de Vries (Eds.). Werkconferenties, Concepten en recepten voor werkconferenties als veranderingsinstrument (pp 118 – 138). Lemma: Utrecht.
Eijbergen, R. van (2001). Zelfsturende teams en de or. Samsom: Alphen aan de Rijn.
Eijbergen, R. van (2001). Adviseren in Uzbekistan. Website bureau Interim
Eijbergen, R. van, & Burger, Y. (2001). Integraal Management. Samsom: Alphen aan de Rijn.
Burger, Y., & Eijbergen, R. van, (2000). Van interim manager tot organisatieadviseur: succesfactoren, competenties en praktische tips.
Burgers, Y., & Eijbergen, R. van (1999). De Interim Manager. Sioo Nieuwsbrief.
Eijbergen, R. van (1999). Paradoxen in Sociotechnische Veranderingsprocessen. Baakberichten.
Eijbergen, R. van (1999). The implementation and effect of Self Directed Teams in organisations (1st ed). Lemma: Utrecht.
Knippenberg, B. van, Eijbergen, R.. van, & Wilke, H.A.M. (1999).The use of soft and hard influence tactics in cooperative task groups. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 2, 321-334.
Eijbergen, R. van (1999). Het effect van zelfsturende teams. Opleiding en Ontwikkeling, 6, 45-47.
Eijbergen, R. van (1999). Zelfsturing door sturing. Opleiding en Ontwikkeling, 4, 51-52.
Eijbergen, R. van (1999). The implementation and effect of Self Directed Teams. Dissertation, University of Leiden, Social Sciences.
Kuipers, H. & Eijbergen, R. van (1996). Democratic Dialogue versus integral organisational change within the Sociotechnical System Theory. Finnish Work Research Bulletin, 5, 18-34.
Eijbergen, R. van (1996). Implementing management by objectives in the Royal Dutch Army. Finnish Work Research Bulletin, 4, 29 -45.
Breukelen, W. van, & Eijbergen, R. van (1995). Leiderschap en motivatie. In R. van der Vlist, H.O. Steensma, A. Kampermann, & J. Gerrichhauzen (Eds.), Handboek leiderschap in arbeidsorganisaties. Lemma: Utrecht.
Kuipers, H., & Eijbergen, R. van (1994). De expert and anti-expert in Sociotechniek. Gedrag en Organisatie, 6, 316-330.
Eijbergen, R. van, & Son, M.J. van (1993). Leren tijdens organisatieverandering. In H.O.
Steensma, D. van Knippenberg, T. Borsboom, & M. van Son (Red.), Groepspsychologie: Van sociale beïnvloeding tot organisatieverandering. Leiden: DSWO Press.
External Reports
Eijbergen, R. van (2006). Feasibility study on export development in Indonesia
Eijbergen, R. van (2005). Feasibility study on export development in Vietnam
Eijbergen, R. van (2004). Feasibility study on export development in South Africa
Eijbergen, R. van & Mihorda, M., (2003). The European integration process of Romania
Eijbergen, R. van (2003). Evaluation report Train the Trainer: CBI Holland
Eijbergen, R. van (2003). The role of the commercial attachees: Cairo Egypt
Eijbergen, R. van (2002). Decentralizing the Romanian governmentTacis conference Brussels
Eijbergen, R. van (2000). The role of a training institute in the democratization process of Uzbekistan. The open society research conference Timisora
Eijbergen, R. van (1998). Sociotechnical Change. Weswa-conference: Rotterdam.
Knippenberg, B. van, Eijbergen, R. van, & Steensma, H. (1997).Leiderschap en flexibiliteit. External report University of Leiden.
Eijbergen, R. van & Kuipers, H., (1997). Sociotechnical change strategies: Dilemmas and paradoxes. In J.J. Boonstra & K.M. Bennebroek Gravenhorst (Eds.), ˆ European congress on work and organizational psychology. Verona, Italy, 39-56.

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