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Associate Professor

Gabriele Jacobs
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Associate Professor in Social and Organisational Psychology

Programme:
Organisation
ERIM Membership:
Member ERIM, affiliated since 2000
Profile

Gabriele Jacobs-Belschak is an associate professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Her research interests include: Organizational change, organizational justice, international management, methodology, policing.

Gabriele is leading since 2010 the EU-project COMPOSITE

The project “Comparative Police Studies in the EU” (COMPOSITE) studies changes and their management in police forces in 10 different European countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Republic of Macedonia, The Netherlands, Romania, Spain, and the United Kingdom. The project, which runs for 4 years till 2014, is executed by a consortium of 15 organisations, involving a total of 52 individuals in its combined research team. The project received a contribution of € 6.6 million from the EU’s 7th Framework Programme for R&D.

Work in progress (5)
  • Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K., Jacobs, G. & Akhgar, B. (2014). Who wants police on social media? In Proceedings 1st European Conference on Social Media.
  • Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K. & Jacobs, G. (2014). Technology use as reaction to fit with individuals' organisational and professional identity. MIS Quarterly.
  • Giessner, S.R. & Jacobs, G. (2014). Identität und Prototypikalität. In J. Felfe (Ed.), Trends der psychologischen Führungsforschung – Neue Konzepte, Methoden und Erkenntnisse. Hogrefe.
  • Jacobs, G. & Giessner, S.R. (2014). Führung von Veränderungsprozessen: Die Bedeutung von Identität und der Umgang mit Widerstand. In J Felfe (Ed.), Trends der psychologischen Führungsforschung – Neue Konzepte, Methoden und Erkenntnisse. Hogrefe.
  • Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K., Jacobs, G. & McClelland, C. (2014). The relevance out external stakeholders for technology use in organisations. European Journal of Information Systems.
Publications (58)
  • Articles (27)
    • Horton, K.E., Bayerl, P.S. & Jacobs, G. (2014). Identity conflicts at work: An integrative framework. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35(S1), 6-22.
    • Jacobs, G., Belschak, F.D. & Den Hartog, D. (2014). (Un)Ethical Behavior and Performanc Appraisal: The Role of Affect, Support, and Organizational Justice. Journal of Business Ethics, Accepted.
    • Bayerl, P.S., Jacobs, G., Denef, S., Van den Berg, R., Kaptein, N., Birdi, K., Bisogni, F., Cassan, D., Costanzo, P., Gasco, M., Horton, K.E., Jochoms, T., Mirceva, S., Krstevska, K., van den Oord, A., Otoiu, C., Rajkovcevski, R., Reguli, Z., Rogiest, S., Stojanovski, T., Vit, M. & Vonas, G. (2013). The role of macro context for the link between technological and organizational change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 26(5), 793-810.
    • Jacobs, G., van Witteloostuijn, A & Christe-Zeyse, J. (2013). A Theoretical Framework of Organizational Change. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 26(5), 772-792.
    • van den Born, A., van Witteloostuijn, A, Barlage, M., Sapulete, S., van den Oord, A., Vallet, N., Rogiest, S., Reguli, Z., Vit, M., Mouhanna, C., Cassan, D., Christe-Zeyse, J., Giljohann, S., Gruschinske, M., Pautz, H., Stein-Mueller, S., Bisogni, F., Costanzo, P., Strojanovski, T., Mirceva, S., Krstevska, K., Rajkovcevski, R., Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K.E., Jacobs, G., Jochoms, T., Andrei, A., Baban, A., Rus, C., Ratiu, L.C.I., Vonas, G., Gasco, M., Allen, K., Birdi, K., Betteridge, K., Casey, R., Graham, L. & Polos, L. (2013). Policing opportunities and threats in Europe. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 26(5), 811-829.
    • Van Dierendonck, D. & Jacobs, G. (2012). Survivors and Victims, a meta-analytic review of fairness and organizational commitment after downsizing. British Journal of Management, 23(1), 96-109.[go to publisher's site]
    • Belschak, F.D., Jacobs, G. & Hartog, D.N. den (2008). Feedback, Emotionen und Handlungstendenzen: Emotionale Konsequenzen von Feedback durch den Vorgesetzten. Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 52(3), 147.
    • Fischer, L., Jacobs, G. & Hauser, F. (2008). Gerechtigkeitsempfinden in deutschen Organisationen-Determinanten und Konsequenzen. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 2, 112-127.
    • Jacobs, G. & Dalbert, C. (2008). Gerechtigkeit in Organisationen. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 2, 3-13.
    • Jacobs, G., Christe-Zeyse, J., Keegan, A.E. & Polos, L. (2008). Reactions to organizational identity threats in times of change: illustrations from the german police. Corporate Reputation Review, 11(3), 245-261.
    • Jacobs, G., Christe-Zeyse, J. & Keegan, A.E. (2007). Der Masterplan und sein Weg durch die Organisation Wie Verwaltungsreformen auf dem Polizeirevier ankommen. Gruppendynamik. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Sozialpsychologie, 3, 282-295.
    • Jacobs, G., Christe-Zeyse, J. & Keegan, A. (2007). Alles eine Frage der Wahrnehmung? - Wie Verwaltungsreformen auf de, Polizeurevier ankommen Gruppendyna,ik und Organisationsberatung. Zeitschrift für Afrikastudien, 3, 282-294.
    • Jacobs, G., Keegan, A.E., Christe-Zeyse, J., Seeberg, I. & Runde, B. (2006). The fatal smirk. Insider accounts of organizational change processes in a police organization. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 19(2), 173-191.
    • Rekom, J. van, Jacobs, G., Verlegh, P.W.J. & Podnar, K. (2006). Capturing the essence of a corporate brand personality: a western brand in eastern europe. Journal of Brand Management, 14, 114-124.
    • Rekom, J. van, Jacobs-Belschak, G. & Verlegh, P.W.J. (2006). Measuring and managing the essence of a brand personality. Marketing Letters, 17(3), 181-192.
    • Fetchenhauer, D., Jacobs, G. & Belschak, F.D. (2005). Belief in a Just World, Causal Attributions, and Adjustment to Sexual Violence. Social Justice Research, 18(1), 25-42.
    • Rekom, J. van, Jacobs, G., Verlegh, P.W.J. & Steekelenburg, T.W.M. van (2005). Het meten en bewaken van de essentie van een merk. Ontwikkelingen in het Marktonderzoek / Jaarboek MOA, 2005, 101-116.
    • Seeberg, I., Runde, B. & Jacobs, G. (2005). Analyse und Evaluation von Organisationsveranderungen anhand von Experteninterviews: Der Change Explorer. In 44. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie, Gottingen 26-30 September 2002. Gottingen.
    • Fetchenhauer, D. & Jacobs, G. (2004). Altruistic punishment for self and others. In Annual conference of the American Sociological Association. San Francisco.
    • Fetchenhauer, D. & Jacobs, G. (2004). Die Bereitschaft zur Sanktionierung des unfairen Verhaltens anderer. In 44. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie, Gottingen 26-30 September 2002. Gottingen.
    • Jacobs, G. & Fetchenhauer, D. (2004). The altruistic enforcement of social fairness norms. In Third Tilburg Symposium on Psychology and Economics: Games and Decisions. Tilburg.
    • Jacobs, G. & Fetchenhauer, D. (2004). Wir sind fairer als Ihr -Fairness als Strategie zur Gruppendifferenzierung. In 44. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Pyschologie, Gottingen 26-30 September 2002. Gottingen.
    • Jacobs, G. & Segalla, M. (2004). The scenario technique: A powerful instrument in cross-cultural management research. In Academy of Management, Research Methods Division, March 18-20 (pp. 1433-1451). Lyon.
    • Jacobs, G. & Fetchenhauer, D. (2003). Sind wir fair, weil die Anderen es auch sind? Uber die motivational Basis inderekter Reziprozitat. In IX. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Heidelberg 21-24 September. Heidelberg.
    • Jacobs, G. & Fetchenhauer, D. (2003). We are fair, because others are fair too? - The motivational basis of indirect reciprocity. In 2nd Tilburg Symposium on Psychology and Economics: Games and Decisions, August 29th. Tilburg.
    • Jacobs, G. & Fetchenhauer, D. (2003). Gerechter-Welt-Glaube, kausale Attributionen und die Bewaltigung sexueller Gewalterfahrung. In VIII. Workshop Aggression. Frei Universitat Berlin. Berlin.
    • Segalla, M., Jacobs, G. & Muller, C.M. (2001). Cultural Influences on Employee Termination Decisions: Firing the Good, Average or the Old? European Management Journal, 19(1), 58-72.
  • Books
    • Jacobs, G. (2000). Kulturelle Unterschiede der Gerechtigkeitswahrnehmung eurpaeischer Manager. Munster-Hamburg-London: Lit Verlag.
  • Book contributions (16)
    • Jacobs, G., Keegan, A.E. & Christe-Zeyse, J. (2007). Eine Organisation begegnet sich selbst - Über die ungeplanten Folgen geplanter Veränderungen. In Mensching,.A. Werner, J.-T. Ohlemacher, Th. (Ed.), Empirische Polizeiforschung VIII: Polizei im Wandel? Organisationskultur(en) und -reform (pp. 203-223). Frankfurt am Main: Verlag für Polizeiwissenschaft.
    • Jacobs, G., Runde, B., Seeberg, I., Christe-Zeyse, J. & Barthel, C. (2005). Erfolgskritische Faktoren bei der Durchführung von Veränderungsprojekten in der deutschen Polizei. In J. Christe-Zeyse (Ed.), Modernes Management in der deutschen Polizei (pp. 303-336). Frankfurt: Verlag für Polizeiwissenschaft.
    • Jacobs, G., Keegan, A.E., Christe-Zeyse, J., Seeberg, I. & Runde, B. (2005). The police change project case. In S. Magala (Ed.), Cross-Cultural Competence (pp. 113-116). London: Routledge.
    • Jacobs, G., Belschak, F.D. & Krug, B. (2004). Social Capital in China: the Meaning of Guanxi in Chinese Business. In B. Krug (Ed.), China's Rational Entrepreneurs. The development of the new private business sector (pp. 166-188). London: RoutledgeCurzon.
    • Fetchenhauer, F. & Jacobs, G. (2002). Gerechter Welt Glaube und die Verarbeitung sexueller Gewalterfahrungen. In 43. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie 22-26 September. Berlin.
    • Jacobs, G. & Polos, L. (2002). Managing International Change Processes: Suggestions from Organizational Justice and Population Ecology. In European Academy of Management 9-11 May. Stockhom.
    • Jacobs, G. & Fetchenhauer, F. (2002). Weshalb sind wir netter zu netten Menschen? In 43. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie 22 -26 September. Berlin.
    • Jacobs, G. & Segalla, M. (2001). Cultural Influences on Employee Termination Decisions: Firing the Good, Average or the Old? In GlobalManagement Conference 19 -22 June. Barcelona.
    • Jacobs, G. (1999). Personalentscheidungen in Europäischen Banken - Welche (kulturelle) Regeln widerstehen der Deregulierung? In L. Fischer, T. Kutsch & E. Stephan (Eds.), Finanzpsychologie (pp. 387-406). München, Germany: R. Oldenbourg.
    • Jacobs, G. & Segalla, M. (1998). Cultural influence on justice norms in personnel decisions - The interaction of social situations and cultural values. In EGOS Colloquium. Maastricht.
    • Jacobs, G. (1998). Die Wirksamkeit kulturell bedingter Gerechtigkeitsnormen bei Personalentscheidungen. In 41. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie 27 September - October 1998. Dresden.
    • Jacobs, G. & Segalla, M. (1996). The same decisions but for a different reason: comparison of decision rationales in HRM decisions in Europe. In IAREP-96 11-15 September. Paris.
    • Kemp, T., Jacobs, G. & Muller, H. (1996). Werte und Einstellungen von Deutschen und Briten - Psychologische Restriktionen bei der Realisieriung des EU-Marktes fur Finanzdienstleistungen. In 40. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie 22-26 September september. Munchen.
    • Muller, H., Jacobs, G. & Kemp, T. (1996). Limits to harmonization: a cross-cultral study on financial attitudes and behavior in a common marktet. In IAREP-96 11-15 September. Paris.
    • Jacobs, G. & Modde, J. (1994). Wie du mir, so ich ihm..Zum Konzept der ausgleichenden Gerechtigkeit. In 39 Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie 25-29 September. Hamburg.
    • Jacobs, G. (1993). An Eye for and Eye, a Tooth for a Tooth? Social Justice and the Integrity of the Self. In IV International Conference on Social Justice, July 1st- 3rd. Trier.
  • Professional publications (14)
    • Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K.E., Jacobs, G., Rogiest, S., Reguli, Z., Gruschinske, M., Constanzo, P., Stojanovski, T., Vonas, G., Gasco, M. & Elliott, K. (2014). Perspectives on the police profession: An international investigation. Policing.
    • Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K.E. & Jacobs, G. (2014). Studie: Wie nutzen Marktforscher Social Media – und warum? (blog). Marktforschung.de.
    • Jacobs, G. (2013). How performance appraisals can encourage ethical behaviour. RSM Insight, 16(4), 16-17.
    • Jacobs, G., Bayerl, P.S. & Horton, K. (2013). Marktforscher (m/w) - Ein Traumberuf? (blog). Marktforschung.de.
    • Jacobs, G., Bayerl, P.S. & Horton, K.E. (2012). Marktforscher (m/w) - Ein Traumberuf? In H. Muller-Peters (Ed.), Marktforschung in der digitalisierten Welt (pp. 85-91). Koln: Aegidius Marktforschungsportal GmbH.
    • Denef, S., Kaptein, N., Bayerl, P.S., Birdi, K., Bisogni, F., Cassan, D., Christe-Zeyse, J., Costanzo, P., Gasco, M., Horton, K.E., Jacobs, G., Jochoms, T., Krstevska, K., Mirceva, S., van den Oord, A., Otoiu, C., Rajkovchevski, R., Reguli, Z., Stojanovski, T. & Vonas, G. (2011). ICT trends in European policing (Deliverable 4.1). Rotterdam: COMPOSITE Project.
    • van den Born, A., Allen, K., Andrei, D., Barlage, M., Bayerl, P.S., Betteridge, K., Betz, M., Bisogni, F., Birdi, K., Casey, R., Cassan, D., Christe-Zeyse, J., Costanzo, P., Denef, S., Gasco, M., Graham, L., Gruschinske, M., Horton, K.E., Jacobs, G., Jochoms, T., Mouhanna, C., Otoiu, C., Pautz, H., Rogiest, S., Sapulete, S., Stojanovski, T., Vallet, N., van den Oord, A., van Witteloostuijn, A & Vit, M. (2011). Policing Opportunities and Threat. Rotterdam: COMPOSITE Project.
    • Jacobs, G. & Christe-Zeyse, J. (2005). Wenn's nicht fair ist, klappt's auch nicht. Gerechtigkeitspsychologische Uberlegungen zur Stimmungslage in der Polizei. Die Polizei, 4, 99-103.
    • Rekom, J. van, Steekelenburg, T.W.M. van, Verlegh, P.W.J. & Jacobs, G. (2004). Establishing and preserving brand essence. In Proceedings of the 8th Reputation Institute Conference on Reputation, Image, Identity, & Competitiveness. Fort Lauderdale, FL.
    • Jacobs, G., Runde, B., Seeberg, I., Christe-Zeyse, J. & Barthel, C. (2004). Ziel erreichen ist nicht gut genug. Worin unterscheiden sich erfolgreiche von weniger erfolgreichen Projekten? Polizei und Wissenschaft, 2004(2), 34-54.
    • Christe-Zeyse, J., Jacobs, G., Runde, B., Seeberg, I. & Barthel, C. (2004). Projekterfolg ist eine Frage der Wahrnehmung. Schriftenreihe der Polizei Fuhrungs Akademie, 2.
    • Siebolds, M., Jacobs, G. & Horaczek, U. (1999). Die Patientenfallkonferenz am Beispiel 'Qualitätszirkel Diabetes' - Ein integratives Qualitäts-Zirkelkonzept zur Bearbeitung der Behandlungsproblematik alterer chronisch kranker Menschen. Qualitatsmanagement in Klinik und Praxis, 18-29.
    • Sauquet, A. & Jacobs, G. (1998). Can we learn from Herodotus? Journal of Managerial Psychology, 13(3/4), 167-177.
    • Jacobs, G., Dreskruger, D. & Matthies, A. (1996). Was hier gerechter Lohn ist, sind dort soziale Almosen? Die kulturelle Relativitait des Gerechtigkeitsmotivs. In 40. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Psychologie 22-26 September. Munchen.
Recognitions (1)
  • ERIM Awards (1)
    Name ERIM Impact Award
    Year 2012
    Website http://www.erim.eur.nl/index.php?id=10025

Events (3)
Jun 12, 2014 Good Policing Leadership in Times of Change
  Conference | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Oct 14, 2010 Launch COMPOSITE project
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

May 10, 2010 Me, Us and the others: the impact of patterns of workplace identification on conflict
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Visiting address
Office: L4-105
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA, Rotterdam
Netherlands
Postal address
Postbus 1738
3000 DR, Rotterdam
Netherlands
 

Centres

Work in progress

  • Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K., Jacobs, G. & Akhgar, B. (2014). Who wants police on social media? In Proceedings 1st European Conference on Social Media.
  • Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K. & Jacobs, G. (2014). Technology use as reaction to fit with individuals' organisational and professional identity. MIS Quarterly.

Latest publication

Bayerl, P.S., Horton, K.E., Jacobs, G., Rogiest, S., Reguli, Z., Gruschinske, M., Constanzo, P., Stojanovski, T., Vonas, G., Gasco, M. & Elliott, K. (2014). Perspectives on the police profession: An international investigation. Policing.

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European senior officers and researchers discuss police reorganisation impact

Academic researchers and senior police officers from 16 European countries gathered in Potsdam in December 2012 for a conference on the intermediate results of the project Comparative Police Studies in the EU…

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