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Anne Nederveen Pieterse ( is associate professor of organizational behavior at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam. She has a Ph.D. from Rotterdam School of Management. Her research interests include leadership, self-management, team dynamics, goal orientation, team diversity, team information elaboration, and innovation.


Academic (9)
  • Knoll, M., Götz, M., Adriasola, A., Al-Atwi, AA., Arenas, A., Atitsogbe, KA., Barrett, S., Bhattacharjee, A., Blanco C., ND., Bogilovi?, S., Bollmann, G., Bosak, J., Bulut, C., Carter, M., Cerne, M., Chui, S., Di Marco, D., Duden, G., Elsey, V., ... Zacher, H. (2021). International Differences in Employee Silence Motives: Scale Validation, Prevalence, and Relationships with Culture Characteristics across 33 Countries. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 42.

  • Khattab, J., van Knippenberg, D., Nederveen Pieterse, A., & Hernandez, M. (2020). A network utilization perspective on the leadership advancement of minorities. Academy of Management Review, 45(1), 109-129.

  • Rink, F., Stoker, J. I., Ryan, M. K., Steffens, N. K., & Pieterse, A. N. (2019). Gender differences in how leaders determine succession potential: The role of interpersonal fit with followers. Frontiers in Psychology, 10(MAY), Article 752.

  • Nederveen Pieterse, A., Hollenbeck, JR., van Knippenberg, D., Spitzmuller, M., Dimotakis, N., Karam, EP., & Sleesman, D. (2019). Hierarchical leadership versus self-management in teams: Goal orientation diversity as a moderator of their relative effectiveness. The Leadership Quarterly, 30(6), Article 101343.

  • Stam, D., Knippenberg, D., Wisse, B., & Nederveen Pieterse, A. (2018). Motivation in words: promotion- and prevention-oriented leader communication in times of crisis. Journal of Management, 44(7), 2859-2887.

  • Steffens, NK., Fonseca, MA., Ryan, MK., Rink, FA., Stoker, JI., & Nederveen Pieterse, A. (2018). How feedback about leadership potential impacts ambition, organizational commitment, and performance. The Leadership Quarterly, 29(6), 637-647.

  • Nederveen Pieterse, A., van Knippenberg, D., & van Dierendonck, D. (2013). Cultural diversity and team performance: The role of team member goal orientation. Academy of Management Journal, 56(3), 782-804.

  • Nederveen Pieterse, A., van Knippenberg, D., & Ginkel, W. (2011). Diversity in goal orientation, team reflexivity, and team performance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 114(2), 153-164.

  • 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.

Professional (1)
  • Nederveen Pieterse, A., van Knippenberg, D., & Ginkel, W. (2012). Managing the downside of goal orientation diversity. RSM Insight, 10(2), 8-9.

Internal (1)
  • Nederveen Pieterse, A. (2009). Goal orientation in teams: the role of diversity. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).


Organisational Behaviour

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BK1202
  • Level: Bachelor 1, Pre-master

HRM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BMMTHRM
  • Level: Master

POC Master Thesis

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

Organisational Behaviour

  • Study year: 2023/2024, 2022/2023, 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BT1202
  • Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 1

Past courses

OCC Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BMMTOCC
  • Level: Master

HRM-OCC Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2020/2021
  • ECTS: 16 Level: Master

Behaviour in organisations

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BK1102
  • Level: Bachelor 1

Organisational Behaviour

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BT1102
  • Level: Bachelor 1, Bachelor 1

Behaviour in organisations

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016, 2014/2015
  • Code: BKB010
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Bachelor 1

Managerial and group decision making

  • Study year: 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMME045
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master

Managerial and group decision making

  • Study year: 2014/2015
  • Code: RSMME044
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master

Featured in the media

  • Waarom zelfsturende teams niet altijd werken

    An article discussing Anne Nederveen Pieterse's research regarding autonomous teams.


    New businesses have different oranizations compared to older ones. Flat organizations, and self-directed teams are buzzwords. BNR Pacemakers XTRA organized in Assen allows for an interesting discussion on the subject. Anne…

  • Leiderschap in een economische crisis? Kies uw woorden zorgvuldig

    Research conducted by Daan Stam and Daan van Knippenberg, concludes that the words leaders choose to use in speeches have a great a great impact on the support they receive. Words such as progress and change, result in high…

  • Waarom zelfsturende teams toch niet altijd werken

    Research conducted by Anne Nederveen Pieterse, indicated that the well praised autonomous teams are not as efficient as presented. Here, 5 pitfalls for autonomous teams are revealed.