In the “Journal of Political Psychology”, Christina Mölders, Niels Van Quaquebeke and Maria Paola Paladino describe how disrespectful attacks in political debates backlash towards the attacker. However, there is an exception to the rule: If the observers do not care so much about morality, they might even judge being disrespectful as a strength. more
Jill Küberling and Marina Beermann explain in the journal uwf UmweltWirtschaftsForum how companies manage to take responsibility for the usage and application of their products.
In the categroy Cognition of the Month in the October issue of the German wellness magazine Vital Catharina Decker delivers an insight into her research results on respectful interactions at workplaces.
Congrats: Jennifer Ulrich successfully applied for a scholarship of the German foundation Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. The 2-years scholarship starts in Oktober 2015 and supports Jenni in preparing her PhD-thesis.
At the 9th Meeting of Fachgruppe Arbeits-, Organisations-, & Wirtschaftspsychologie [Work & Organisational Psychology] in Mainz (GER), Natalija Keck presented a paper showing that advertisement of corporate social performance in job recruitment does not necessarily lead to higher organizational attractiveness.
In the magazine Die Wirtschaftsmediation Christina Mölders and Tilman Eckloff describe the barriers women experience on their way to leadership positions-and why change is in sight [German only]. pdf
At the 15th meeting of the “Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie” in Potsdam, Germany, Christina Mölders presented her research on how disrespect in political debates can damage trust in the political system: If a political actor is observed to behave disrespectfully, the whole group of politicians seems less trustworthy-at least if the actor is perceived as typical for his/her group. Through this, systen …
Tilman Eckloff is now professor for economic psychology at the Business School Berlin. We are very happy for him-and his students!
At the 15th Meeting of Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie [Social Psychology] in Potsdam (GER), Natalija Keck presented a research talk on ethical leadership, defined as normatively appropriate behaviour (Brown et al., 2015), and how it can be systematically evaluated in terms of Relational Models Theory (Fiske, 1991).
We are looking forward to receive your applications for the colloquium by August 31st 2015.