Dr Anne Nederveen Pieterse

Anne Nederveen Pieterse

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Anne Nederveen Pieterse (anederveenpieterse@rsm.nl) 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.

Professional experience

Associate Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Organisation and Personnel Management


Professional Publications

Scholarly Publications (7)

Doctoral Thesis

  • A. Nederveen Pieterse (2009, maart 19). Goal orientation in teams: the role of diversity. Erasmus University Rotterdam (138 pag.) (Rotterdam: Erasmus Research Institute of Management (PhD Serie 162)) Prom./coprom.: Prof.Dr. D. van Knippenberg.


Media items

  • 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.

Discovery items

During times of crisis, a leader's language should not reflect fear

In economic hard times, don't project fear as a leader! Instead, use words like 'progress', change and 'ideals' to gain support.


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

Past courses

Behaviour in organisations

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

HRM Master Thesis

  • Study year: 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BMMTHRM
  • ECTS: 16

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

Behaviour in organisations

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: BKB2010
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Bachelor 1