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Jol Stoffers PhD (1969), is professor of Employability (Human Capital, HRM, Labor Market) at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences (Faculty of Management & Law) in the Netherlands. He leads the Research Centre of Employability, and his research focuses on Employability, Leadership and Innovative Work Behavior (research overview). Research results have been published in international peer-reviewed journals, including International Journal of Human Resource Management; and have been presented at scientific conferences, including the Academy of Management.

Jol Stoffers is the academic manager of the master’s degree program Leadership, Innovation and Change. Next to that he is research fellow at the Research Centre for Education and Labor Market (ROA) of Maastricht University.

Jol Stoffers holds a PhD in Management Science from the Radboud University (Institute for Management Research). His educational background is an MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology, with a specialization in the field of HRM, an executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) and an Academic Research Master (MPhil) with distinction.

More than fifteen years he worked as a manager and senior HRM consultant in the insurance (Loyalis) and recruiting industry (Polec Consultancy).

He is a (co-)supervisor of PhD and doctoral candidates from the Radboud University, Maastricht University, Open University of the Netherlands and the Maastricht School of Management. 

Jol Stoffers is visiting professor at the Parahyangan Catholic University (UNPAR) in Indonesia, the Ural Federal University in the Russian Federation and the Ho Technical University in Ghana. He is also the principal lecturer of the international program (New York, USA) of the master degree Personal Leadership in Innovation and Change in association with the Long Island University (Brooklyn Campus, NYC). 

Next to that, he is director for research and validation of the European-Asian Management Institute (www.eami.nl).
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