More information

Profile

Michaéla Schippers is Professor of Behaviour and Performance Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She holds a PhD from the Psychology Department at the Free University in Amsterdam. Prof. Schippers research interest covers goalsetting, team reflexivity, team performance, academic performance as well as ikigai (i.e. purpose in life), and life goals. She coined the term “life crafting” as a way to optimize performance and happiness. Other research interests include diversity, new ways of working, and social exclusion/inclusion. Her work was published in several leading academic journals, such as  Annual Review of Psychology, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Organizational Behavior, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Frontiers in Psychology and Human Relations. Her work was picked up by the media on several occasions. She did interviews with among others CNN, New York Magazine, Oprah Magazine, Eindbazen podcast and NTR radio. A short video of her 2017 inaugural speech can be found here.  The full video is available via click here. Dr. Schippers was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School. She is also an active member of the EER research database. Dr. Schippers is scientific director of the Erasmus Center of Study and Career Success (E=CS2) and Comenius Senior Fellow. 

Publications

Academic (41)
  • Hudig, J., Scheepers, A., Schippers, M., & Smeets, G. (2023). Goalsetting is mindsetting: Guided reflection on life goals taps into the plasticity of motivational mindsets. Psychological Reports, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1177/00332941231180813

  • Dekker, I., Schippers, M., & Van Schooten, E. (Accepted/In press). Reflective Goal-setting Improves Academic Performance in Teacher and Business Education: A Large-scale Field Experiment. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness. https://doi.org/10.1080/19345747.2023.2231440

  • Hudig, J., Scheepers, A., Schippers, M., & Smeets, G. (2022). Motivational mindsets, mindset churn and academic performance: The role of a goal-setting intervention and purpose in life. Current Psychology, 42(27), 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-03462-8

  • Hudig, J., Scheepers, A. W. A., Schippers, M. C., & Smeets, G. (2021). Motives for studying and student wellbeing: Validation of the motivational mindset model. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, Article 753987. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.753987

  • Freyhofer Alarcon, SA., Ziegler, N., de Jong, E. M., & Schippers, M. C. (2021). Depression and Anxiety in Times of COVID-19: How Coping Strategies and Loneliness Relate to Mental Health Outcomes and Academic Performance. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 682684. Article 682684. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.682684

  • Gabelica, C., De Maeyer, S., & Schippers, M. C. (2021). Taking a Free Ride: How Team Learning Affects Social Loafing. Journal of Educational Psychology, 114(4), 716-733. https://doi.org/10.1037/edu0000713

  • van Neerijnen, P., Figge, P., Tempelaar, M. P., & Schippers, M. (2021). Ambidexterity: Size matters! Reflexive climate and organizational TMS’s influence and the contingent effect of size. Journal of Small Business Management. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/00472778.2021.1981917

  • Schippers, M. C., & Rus, D. C. (2021). Majority Decision-Making Works Best Under Conditions of Leadership Ambiguity and Shared Task Representations. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, Article 519295. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.519295

  • Konradt, U., Schippers, M. C., Krys, S., & Fulmer, A. (2021). Teams in Transition: A Three-Wave Longitudinal Study of Reflection, Implicit and Explicit Coordination and Performance Improvements. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, Article 677896. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.677896

  • Hudig, J., Scheepers, AWA., Schippers, M., & Smeets, G. (2020). Motivational mindsets and reasons for studying: development and validation of a classification tool. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 535801. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.535801

  • de Jong, E. M., Ziegler, N., & Schippers, M. C. (2020). From Shattered Goals to Meaning in Life: Life Crafting in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 577708. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.577708

  • Alexiou, A., Schippers, M. C., Oshri, I., & Angelopoulos, S. (2020). Narrative and aesthetics as antecedents of perceived learning in serious games. Information Technology and People, 35(8), 142-161. https://doi.org/10.1108/ITP-08-2019-0435

  • Schippers, M. C., Morisano, D., Locke, E. A., Scheepers, A. W. A., Latham, G. P., & de Jong, E. M. (2020). Writing about personal goals and plans regardless of goal type boosts academic performance. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 60, Article 101823. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2019.101823

  • Schippers, M. C., Rauch, A., Belschak, F. D., & Hulsink, W. (2019). Entrepreneurial Intentions of Teams: Sub-Dimensions of Machiavellianism Interact With Team Resilience. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 2607. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02607, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02607

  • Wessels, C., Schippers, M., Stegmann, S., Bakker, A. B., Baalen, P., & Proper, K. I. (2019). Fostering flexibility in the new world of work: A model of time-spatial job crafting. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 505. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00505

  • Backmann, J., Weiss, M., Schippers, M., & Hoegl, M. (2019). Personality factors, student resiliency, and the moderating role of achievement values in study progress. Learning and Individual Differences, 72, 39-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2019.04.004

  • Alexiou, A., & Schippers, M. (2018). Digital game elements, user experience and learning: A conceptual framework. Education and Information Technologies, 23(6), 2545-2567. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10639-018-9730-6

  • Alexiou, A., Khanagha, S., & Schippers, M. (2018). Productive organizational energy mediates the impact of organizational structure on absorptive capacity. Long Range Planning, 52(2), 155-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2018.02.001

  • Lee, K. Y., Duffy, M. K., Scott, K. L., & Schippers, M. (2017). The experience of being envied at work: How being envied shapes employee feelings and motivation. Personnel Psychology, 71(2), 181-200. https://doi.org/10.1111/peps.12251

  • Otte, K.-P., Konradt, U., Garbers, Y., & Schippers, M. (2016). Development and validation of the REMINT: a reflection measure for individuals and teams. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 26(2), 299-313. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2016.1261826

  • Konradt, U., Otte, K. P., & Schippers, M. (2016). Reflexivity in teams - a review and new perspectives. The Journal of Psychology, 150(2), 153-174. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223980.2015.1050977

  • Schippers, M., Scheepers, AWA., & Peterson, J. B. (2015). A scalable goal-setting intervention closes both the gender and minority achievement gap. Palgrave Communications (online), 1, 15014. https://doi.org/10.1057/palcomms.2015.14

  • Konradt, U., Schippers, M., Garbers, Y., & Steenfatt, C. (2015). Effects of guided reflection and feedback on team performance improvement: The role of team regulatory processes and emergent cognitive states. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 24(5), 777-795. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2015.1005608

  • Schippers, M., West, MA., & Dawson, JF. (2015). Team reflexivity and innovation: The moderating role of team context. Journal of Management, 41(3), 769-788. https://doi.org/10.1177/0149206312441210

  • Scott, K. L., Tams, S., Schippers, M., & Lee, K. Y. (2015). Opening the black box: Why and when workplace exclusion affects social reconnection behavior, health and attitudes. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 24(2), 239-255. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2014.894978

  • Schippers, M., Edmondson, A. C., & West, M. A. (2014). Team reflexivity as an antidote to team information processing failures. Small Group Research, 45(6), 731-769. https://doi.org/10.1177/1046496414553473

  • Scott, K. L., Zagenczyk, T. J., Schippers, M., & Purvis, R. L. (2014). Coworker exclusion and employee outcomes: The moderating role of perceived organizational and social support. Journal of Management Studies, 51(8), 1235-1256. https://doi.org/10.1111/joms.12099

  • Schippers, M. (2013). Social loafing tendencies and team performance: The compensating effect of agreeableness and conscientiousness. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 13(1), 62-81. https://doi.org/10.5465/amle.2012.0191

  • Schippers, M., Homan, AC., & van Knippenberg, D. (2013). To reflect or not to reflect: Prior team performance as a boundary condition of the effects of reflexivity on learning and final team performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34(1), 6-23. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.1784

  • Alexiou, A., Schippers, M., & Oshri, I. (2012). Positive psychology and digital games: the role of emotions and psychological flow in serious games development. Psychology, 3(12A), 1243-1247. https://doi.org/10.4236/psych.2012.312A184

  • Schippers, M., & Hogenes, R. (2011). Energy management of people in organizations. Journal of Business and Psychology, 26, 193-203. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10869-011-9217-6

  • Van Lange, PAM., Schippers, M., & Balliet, D. (2011). Who volunteers in psychology experiments? A study of prosocial motivation in volunteering. Personality and Individual Differences, 51(3), 279-285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2010.05.038

  • Sasovova, Z., Mehra, A., Borgatti, S. P., & Schippers, M. (2010). Network Churn: The Effects of Self-Monitoring Personality on Brokerage Dynamics. Administrative Science Quarterly, 55(4), 639-670. https://doi.org/10.2189/asqu.2010.55.4.639

  • Nederveen Pieterse, A., van Knippenberg, D., Schippers, M., & Stam, D. (2010). Transformational and transactional leadership and innovative behavior: The moderating role of psychological empowerment. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31(4), 609-623. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.650

  • Widmer, PS., Schippers, M., & West, MA. (2009). Recent developments in reflexivity research: A review. Psychology, 2(2), 2-11.

  • Schippers, M., den Hartog, DN., Koopman, PL., & van Knippenberg, D. (2008). The role of transformational leadership in enhancing team reflexivity. Human Relations, 61(11), 1593-1616. https://doi.org/10.1177/0018726708096639

  • Schippers, M., den Hartog, DN., & Koopman, PL. (2007). Reflexivity in teams: A measure and correlates. Applied Psychology, 56(2), 189-211. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-0597.2006.00250.x

  • van Knippenberg, D., & Schippers, M. (2007). Work group diversity. Annual Review of Psychology, 58, 515-541. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.psych.58.110405.085546

  • Schippers, M. (2006). The psychological benefits of superstitious rituals in top sport: A study among top sportspersons. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36(10), 2532-2553. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.0021-9029.2006.00116.x

  • Schippers, M., den Hartog, DN., Koopman, PL., & Wienk, JA. (2003). Diversity and team outcomes: the moderating effects of outcome interdependence and group longevity and the mediating effect of reflexivity. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24(6), 779-802. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.220

  • den Hartog, DN., Schippers, M., & Koopman, PL. (2002). The impact of leader behavior on trust in management and co-workers. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, 28(4), 29-34.

Professional (4)
  • Baalen, P., Meulen, D., Bouwman, J., & Schippers, M. (2012). Task-location optimization in the Hybrid Workspace. Tijdschrift voor Ergonomie, 37(3), 28-32.

  • Schippers, M. (2012). Why team reflexivity works. RSM Insight, 12(4), 18-19. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/40121

  • Schippers, M., Rook, L., & van de Velde, S. (2011). Crisis performance predictability in supply chains. RSM Insight, 7(3), 10-11. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/39946

  • Schippers, M., den Hartog, DN., & Koopman, PL. (2005). Reflexiviteit van teams: Ontwikkeling van een instrument. Gedrag en Organisatie, 18(2), 83-102.

Academic (7)
  • Schippers, M. C., & Scheepers, A. W. A. (2019). Individual motivation, team learning, and performance in collaborative academic contexts. In Individual Motivation within Groups: Social Loafing and Motivation Gains in Work, Academic, and Sports Teams (pp. 81-108). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-849867-5.00003-3

  • Wessels, C., & Schippers, M. (2018). Reflecting on and proactively making use of flexible working practices makes all the difference: The role of spatial job crafting. In Work, Working and Work Relationships in a Changing World (pp. 77-93). Taylor and Francis Inc..

  • Schippers, M. C., Edmondson, A. C., & West, M. A. (2017). Team reflexivity. In The Oxford Handbook of Group and Organizational Learning (pp. 175-193). Ithaca/Oxford University Press.

  • De Leeuw, S., Schippers, M., & Hoogervorst, S. (2016). The Fresh Connection: Cross-functional integration in Supply Chain Management. In E. Bendoly, W. VanWezel, & D. G. Bachrach (Eds.), Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management: Social and psychological dynamics in production and service settings Oxford.

  • Schippers, M., West, M. A., & Edmondson, A. C. (2016). Team reflexivity and innovation. In The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Teamwork and Collaborative Processes Wiley-Blackwell.

  • De Leeuw, S., Schippers, M. C., & Hoogervorst, S. J. (2015). The Fresh Connection: Cross-Functional Integration in Supply Chain Management. In The Handbook of Behavioral Operations Management: Social and Psychological Dynamics in Production and Service Settings Ithaca/Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357215.003.0017

  • Schippers, M. (2001). Reflexiviteit als hulpmiddel. In H. Korevaar, Y. Politiek, & P. Spruit (Eds.), Managers en teams Samson.

Academic (8)
  • Dolgova, E., & Schippers, M. (2015). Co-evolution of perceptions of competence and friendship in teams: the effect of self-monitoring personality.. Annual Meeting of the International Network for Social Network Analysis (Sunbelt Conference), Brighton, UK.

  • Alexiou, A., Schippers, M., & Oshri, I. (2013). Exploring the learning potential of serious games: The role of game features and individual differences in user engagement and learning.. 29th EGOS (European Group of Organization Studies) Colloquium, Montreal, Canada.

  • Alexiou, A., Schippers, M., Oshri, I., & Dolgova, E. (2013). Exploring the real potential of serious games: The role of game features and individual differences on user engagement and learning.. EGOS Colloquium, Montreal, Canada.

  • Dolgova, E., & Schippers, M. (2012). Birds of a feather 2.0: Is there a personality-based homophily?. NYU Stern Medici Summer School 2012, Florence, Italy.

  • Dolgova, E., & Schippers, M. (2012). The effect of self-monitoring personality and expertise on relationship formation in groups.. European Academy of Management Annual Meeting (EURAM), Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Neerijnen, P., Schippers, M., Tempelaar, M., & Figge, P. (2012). Creating performance through ambidexterity: The role of an organizational transactive memory system and organizational reflexive climate. Best paper proceedings Academy of Management Conference, Boston, United States..

  • Neerijnen, P., Tempelaar, MP., Schippers, M., & Figge, P. (2012). Creating performance through ambidexterity: The role of a firm’s organizational transactive memory system and organizational reflexive climate. Annual Academy of Management Conference, Boston, USA, included in <i>The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings</i>.

  • Neerijnen, P., Tempelaar, MP., Schippers, M., & Figge, P. (2012). Creating performance through ambidexterity: The role of a firm’s organizational transactive memory system and organizational reflexive climate. EURAM, Rotterdam, NL.

Academic (3)
  • Kismihók, G., Zhao, C., Schippers, M. C., Mol, S. T., Harrison, S., & Shehata, S. (Accepted/In press). Translating the concept of goal setting into practice: What 'else' does it require than a goal setting tool? In H. C. Lane, S. Zvacek, & J. Uhomoibhi (Eds.), CSEDU 2020 - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Education (pp. 388-395). SciTePress. https://doi.org/10.48550/arXiv.2005.08669

  • Wessels, C., Schippers, M., & Baalen, P. (2013). "Getting Engaged: It is more than saying 'yes'to your organization. How work engagement and its influencers affect Work-Life Balance and Job Satisfaction and the Moderating Role of Flexibl Working. In Proceedings of EAWOP

  • Schippers, M., & Homan, A. (2009). Breaking the negative performance spiral: The role of reflexivity and team learning. In Best paper proceedings Academy of Management, Chicago

Popular (1)
  • Schippers, M. (2017). IKIGAI: Reflection on Life Goals Optimizes Performance and Happiness. Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM). Inaugural Addresses Research in Management Series http://hdl.handle.net/1765/100484

Academic (3)
  • Van Neerijnen, P., Schippers, M. C., Tempelaar, M., & Figge, P. (2012). Creating performance through ambidexterity: The role of a firm's organizational transactive memory system and organizational reflexive climate. 1761-1766. Paper presented at 72nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2012, Boston, United States. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2012.256

  • Schippers, M. C., West, M., & Dawson, J. (2010). Team reflexivity and innovation: The moderating role of team context. Paper presented at 70th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management - Dare to Care: Passion and Compassion in Management Practice and Research, AOM 2010, Montreal, QC, Canada. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2010.54495674

  • Schippers, M. C., & Homan, A. C. (2009). Breaking the negative performance spiral: The role of team reflexivity and team learning. Paper presented at 69th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, AOM 2009, Chicago, IL, United States. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2009.44261134

Academic (2)
Popular (4)
  • Schippers, M. C., Ioannidis, J. P. A., & Luijks, M. W. J. (2024). Is society caught up in a Death Spiral? Modeling societal demise and its reversal. Frontiers in Sociology, 9, Article 1194597. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsoc.2024.1194597

  • Schippers, M. C., Ioannidis, J. P. A., & Joffe, A. R. (2022). Aggressive measures, rising inequalities, and mass formation during the COVID-19 crisis: An overview and proposed way forward. Frontiers in Public Health, 10, Article 950965. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2022.950965

  • Schippers, M. C., & Rus, D. C. (2021). Optimizing Decision-Making Processes in Times of COVID-19: Using Reflexivity to Counteract Information-Processing Failures. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 650525. Article 650525. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.650525

  • Dekker, I., De Jong, E. M., Schippers, M. C., De Bruijn-Smolders, M., Alexiou, A., & Giesbers, B. (2020). Optimizing Students’ Mental Health and Academic Performance: AI-Enhanced Life Crafting. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, Article 1063. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01063

Awards

Courses

Positive Psychology for Coaching and Career Success

  • Study year: 2023/2024
  • Code: B3EL118
  • Level: Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3, Bachelor 3

BIM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMMTBIM
  • Level: Master

POC Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2023/2024
  • Code: BMMTPOC
  • Level: Master

BIM Thesis Clinic

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BMRM1BIM
  • Level: Master

Past courses

Professional development I

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BK1205
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Professional Development I

  • Study year: 2021/2022
  • Code: BT1205
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Professional development I

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BK1105
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Professional Development I

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BT1105
  • Level: Bachelor 1

SCM Honours Programme

  • Study year: 2019/2020, 2018/2019
  • Code: BMHONSCM
  • ECTS: 8 Level: Master

Advances in SCM

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BMHON-SCM-A
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Advances in SCM

  • Study year: 2017/2018
  • Code: BMHONSCM-A
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Future of Work

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME011
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Future of Work

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMME008
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Featured in the media

  • These 3 Mental Exercises Can Help You Find Your Purpose In Life At Any Age

    Discovering and Cultivating Purpose

  • You Can (And Should) Rethink Your Purpose At Different Stages Of Life, Psych Experts Say

    How Clarifying Values and Setting Aligned Goals Can Transform Your Life

  • Na The Trump Show kun je concluderen: Trumps jaren in het Witte Huis zijn toch niet zo vlekkeloos verlopen

    TV review article of the past week. In the shadow of the violence of the US presidential election and the news surrounding the corona virus, Michaéla Schippers, professor of Behavior & Performance Management at the RSM, was in…

  • Medici tegen mondkapjes en andere coronamaatregelen

    Article about why many scientists are against the measures. If you would like to know more about the negative effects of the lockdown measures, we recommend the article by Professor Michaéla Schippers, professor of behavior…

  • Doe gewoon normaal, terug naar het lokaal

    Article about the impact of the intelligent lockdown and COVID measurements on mental, social and economic health. Professor of Behavior & Performance Management at the RSM Michaéla Schippers has written a clear, but…

  • Corona-regelgeving is dodelijk voor verslaafd Nederland

    Article about an ex drugaddict explaining the struggles the Corona measurements bring for addicts. Fear, isolation, loneliness, all these consquences are crucial for addicts. The research of Professor of Behavior & Performance…

  • 'Coronabeleid is erger dan het virus zelf'

    Article about the new measurements of the Corona Virus in the Netherlands. Professor Michaéla Schippers, a psychologist at the RSM, thinks the new 'lockdown light' is no fun. "I argue that the measures cause much more harm…

  • Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde

    An article that mentions Michaéla Schippers' article on the corona policy of the Dutch government.

  • ‘Nederlands coronabeleid veroorzaakt meer leed dan het voorkomt’

    Michaéla Schippers has written an article regarding the Dutch corona policy, aguing that the policy itself may do more harm than expected.

  • Het temmen van de man

    Michaéla Schippers, Professor in Behaviour and Performance Management at RSM has been mentioned in an article regarding her goal-setting method. She obliged all first-year students to set personal goals in an essay. They also…

  • Comenius Fellow-beurs voor drie RSM-medewerkers

    Three RSM faculty members of RSM: Michaéla Schippers, Irma Bogenrieder and René Olie have received the Comenius-Fellow scholarship. The scholarship has the aim so that they can implement educational innovations. …

  • Bijtijds luisteren voorkomt klokkenluiden

    An article that discusses the importance of whistleblowers and internal struggles. Employers must take internal reports of abuse seriously and not go after the reporter or whistleblower. They can prevent bribery by equipping…

  • Meet the speakers of TI-NL’s Seminar & Webinar: Blowing the Whistle

    On November 29, Michaéla Schippers of RSM will be a speaker at the seminar & webinar Blowing the Whistle – Pride, Prejudice & Protection, addressing the reputation of blowing the whistle hosted by Transparency International…

  • Studeren voor een ‘dikke auto’?

    An article written about Michaéla Schippers, Endowed Professor in Behaviour and Performance Management, at RSM. Her goal setting strategy, which she introduced at RSM, is taking under the loop.

  • Deze hoogleraren vonden hun publicaties terug in een ‘rooftijdschrift’

    Dr. Michaéla Schippers, Endowed Professor in Behaviour and Performance Management at RSM, has been mentioned in an article about how her publications were mentioned in predatory journals.

  • Streven naar studiesucces met aandacht voor studentenwelzijn

    The goal-setting method developed by Michaéla Schippers, Endowed Professor in Behaviour and Performance Management at RSM, has been mentioned in an article. Her method finds that students with an intervention are actively…

  • Dankzij de I WILL-campagne word jij een betere student (en gelukkiger)

    The famous "I WILL" statements which can be found all over the Erasmus University, sponsored by RSM, have much larger implications than one might think. Michaela Schippers, Endowed Professor in Behaviour and Performance Management…

  • Is de universiteit een segregatiemachine?

    Erasmus University is located in the most diverse city of the Netherlands, but mainly caters to white students. This phenomenon can also be seen in the medicine faculty. Associate Professor Karen Stegers-Jager of Erasmus MC…

  • Boosting Productivity

    This article discusses how one can boost their productivity, and provides ample tips as to how to go about it. RSM's Michaéla Schippers is quoted on her study on teams working in the healthcare environment - the outcome was that…

  • Good News for Young Strivers: Networking Is Overrated

    This article about networking for the New York Times references Michaéla Schippers (RSM)'s article on the effects of self-monitoring personality on brokerage dynamics.

  • Doelen stellen belangrijk voor vaardigheden en academische prestaties

    Setting goals enhances performance and happiness, and should be given more attention in education. In her inaugural speech on Friday, 16 June, Endowed Professor Michaéla Schippers argued that by using ikigai, a Japanese method of…

  • Neem Ikigai op in onderwijsprogramma hoger onderwijs

    Setting goals enhances performance and happiness, and should be given more attention in education. In her inaugural speech on Friday, 16 June, Endowed Professor Michaéla Schippers argued that by using ikigai, a Japanese method of…

  • 28 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

    This article on how to make the most out of your 20s references a study by Michaéla Schippers of RSM in the first tip - to write down your own goals. In the study, college students were instructed to write down a path toward…

  • How writing down life goals helps students boost their semester grades

    Dominique Morisano's research indicated that one could improve grades by having students write out life goals. Michaela Schippers set out to replicate Morisano's work where students are asked about what they want to learn, who…

  • Writing as if your life depended upon it -

    This article references a research done by Michaéla Schippers on goal-setting. "Most people grapple at some time or another with free-floating anxiety that saps energy and increases stress. Through written reflection, you may…