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S.R. (Steffen) Giessner

Associate Professor

Steffen Giessner
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Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior

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Organisation
ERIM Membership:
Member ERIM, affiliated since 2004
Profile

Steffen R. Giessner is an Associate Professor at the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

He holds an MSc in Psychology from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, and a PhD in Psychology from the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany. His research is located at the intersection of organizational psychology and management. His primary research topics are employee support during organizational merger, follower’s perceptions of leadership, antecedents of leader behavior, and non-verbal communication of power. He has authored and co-authored papers in the areas of organizational behavior, management, and psychology. His research received media coverage in outlets like the New York Times, Financial Times, The Guardian, Harvard Business Review, Harvard Business Manager and Wall Street Journal.

Work in progress (2)
  • 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.
  • Giessner, S.R. & Jacobs, G. (2014). Identität und Prototypikalität. In J. Felfe (Ed.), Trends der psychologischen Führungsforschung – Neue Konzepte, Methoden und Erkenntnisse. Hogrefe.
Publications (28)
  • Book contributions (4)
    • Giessner, S.R., Ullrich, J. & van Dick, R. (2012). A Social Identity Analysis of Mergers & Acquisitions. In D. Faulkner, S. Teerikangas & R. Joseph (Eds.), Handbook of Mergers & Acquisitions (pp. 474-495). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Giessner, S.R. (2009). Diskriminierung und Toleranz bei Unternehmensfusionen. In Andreas Beelman & Kai Jonas (Eds.), Diskriminierung und Toleranz: Psychologische Grundlagen und Anwendungsperspektiven (pp. 399-418). Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.
    • van Knippenberg, D., Knippenberg, B. van & Giessner, S.R. (2007). Extending the follow-centered perspective: Leadership as an outcome of shared social identity. In B Shamir, R. Pillai, M.C. Bligh & M. Uhl-Bien (Eds.), Follower-centered perspective on leadership: A tribute to the memory of James R. Meindl (pp. 51-70). Greenwich: Information Age Publishing.
    • Giessner, S.R. (2003). Eine Intergruppenperspektive auf Unternehmensfusionen [An intergroup perspective on organizational mergers]. In J. Straehle (Ed.), Interkulturelle Mergers & Acquisitions. Eine interdisziplinare Perspektive [Intercultural merger and acquisitions. An interdisciplinary perspective] (pp. 168-194). Berlin: Sternenfels.
Recognitions (6)
  • Editorial position (4)
    Journal British Journal of Management
    Role Editorial Board
    Start date 01-01-2008
    End date 06-03-2014

    Journal Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
    Role Editorial Board
    Start date 01-01-2013

    Journal Journal of Personnel Psychology
    Role Editorial Board
    Start date 01-01-2009

    Journal Organizational Psychology Review
    Role Editorial Board
    Start date 01-10-2010

  • Organisation membership (1)
    Organisation Academy of Management
    Role Member
    URL http://www.aomonline.org/

  • ERIM Awards (1)
    Name Fellowship - ERIM postdoc programme
    Year 2004
    Website

PhD Projects (2)

Speaking to the hearts or minds of followers

Janine Kollee
PhD Candidate: Janine Kollee Role: Daily Supervisor Timeframe: 2007 -
 

Leader Empowering Behaviour: The Leader's Perspective

Natalia Hakimi
PhD Candidate: Natalia Hakimi Role: Co-supervisor Defended: 08 January 2010 Full text: Download this thesis
 
Doctoral courses (2)
2013/2014 High Performance Leadership
Code: BERM.SC.069
ECTS: 5
Course level: Specialisation

2012/2013 High Performance Leadership and Motivation, a Psychological Perspective
Code: BERM.SC.069
ECTS: 5
Course level: Specialisation

Events (9)
Jun 10, 2014 A New Method to Analyse Types and Patterns in Management Research (CANCELLED)
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Feb 27, 2014 Mutual Effects of Relational Models and Social Motives
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Dec 5, 2013 Building Coalitions for Job Crafting: Leader-subordinate Autonomy Expectation (In)congruence
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Oct 10, 2013 Virtuous Violence: Moral Motivations for Harm and Homicide
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Mar 21, 2013 They Should Work Like Us! The Ingroup Projection Model in Organisations: Antecedents, Consequences and Interventions
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Oct 11, 2012 Metarelational Models: Morally Motivated Configurations of Social Relationships
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

May 27, 2010 New Directions in Leadership Research Conference
  ERIM Conference | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Jun 17, 2009 Erasmus Leadership Conference
  Conference | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Apr 15, 2009 Doing the Time Warp: Self-Regulation and Time Orientation
  ERIM Research Seminar | Organisational Behaviour & HRM

Visiting address
Office: T08-09
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
3062 PA, Rotterdam
Netherlands
Postal address
Postbus 1738
3000 DR, Rotterdam
Netherlands
 

Work in progress

  • 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.
  • Giessner, S.R. & Jacobs, G. (2014). Identität und Prototypikalität. In J. Felfe (Ed.), Trends der psychologischen Führungsforschung – Neue Konzepte, Methoden und Erkenntnisse. Hogrefe.

Latest publication

Giessner, S.R., van Knippenberg, D., van Ginkel, W.P. & Sleebos, E (2013). Team-oriented leadership: The Interactive Effects of Leader Group Prototypicality, Accountability, and Team Identification. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98(4), 658-667.[go to publisher's site]

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