Dr Jasmien Khattab
Jasmien Khattab is an assistant professor of Innovation Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, where she also obtained her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior. Before joining the IM group, Jasmien Khattab was a post-doctoral researcher at the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.
In her research, she investigates innovative ways organizations can reduce structural inequality, including topics such as stereotypes & leadership, social networks & diversity, and diversity & inclusion practices. Her work has been published in Academy of Management Annals and in Academy of Management Review.
Prior to joining academia, Jasmien Khattab worked as a policy officer for the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the E.U. and the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice.
Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management
Professional Publications (3)
- M. Hernandez, J. Khattab & C. Hoopes (2021). Why Good Leaders Fail. MIT Sloan Management Review. Retrieved from https://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/why-good-leaders-fail/
- J. Khattab (2020). The importance of organizational communications in employees' responses to diversity practices. Behavioral Science & Policy, 6 (1), 93-96.
- L. Nishii, J. Khattab, M. Shemla & R.M. Paluch (2017). A multi-level process model for understanding diversity practice effectiveness. In Academy of Management Proceedings Vol. 2017. Academy of Management Proceedings doi: 10.5465/ambpp.2017.293
Scholarly Publications (4)
- M.E. Schouten, J. Khattab & P. Pahng (2020). Managing Team Diversity in the Workplace. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Business and Management. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190224851.013.51
- J. Khattab, D.L. van Knippenberg, A. Nederveen Pieterse & M. Hernandez (2020). A network utilization perspective on the leadership advancement of minorities. Academy of Management Review, 45 (1), 109-129. doi: 10.5465/amr.2015.0399
- D.L. van Knippenberg & J. Khattab (2019). Group cohesiveness. In S.G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of industrial and organizational psychology, (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oakes: Sage doi: 10.4135/9781483386874.n195
- L.H. Nishii, J. Khattab, M. Shemla & R.M. Paluch (2018). A multi-level process model for understanding diversity practice effectiveness. The Academy of Management Annals, 12 (1), 37-82. doi: 10.5465/annals.2016.0044
- J. Khattab (2017, mei 12). Make Minorities Great Again: A contribution to workplace equity by identifying and addressing constraints and privileges. Erasmus University Rotterdam (203 pag.) (Rotterdam: Erasmus Research Institute of Management (PhD Serie 421)) Prom./coprom.: prof.dr. D.L. van Knippenberg & dr. A. Nederveen Pieterse.
Editorial positions (3)
Organizational Psychology Review
Member Editorial Review Board
Academy of Management Journal
Ad Hoc Reviewer
Academy of Management Review
Ad Hoc Reviewer
Academy of Management (AM)
- Het onoplosbare dilemma voor vrouwelijke leiders: of een bitch, of niet authentiek
Our image of a leader is unconsciously still that of a (white) man. Therefore, male behaviours are confused with leadership. In this interview, Jasmien Khattab (RSM PhD Candidate) discusses her study and how female leaders can…MT.nl Monday, 10 July 2017
- Bazinnen kunnen niet streng én aardig zijn
Female leaders who combine dominant and friendly leadership styles cause confusion among their employees. Such leaders are seen as less authentic and less effective, according to research conducted by RSM PhD candidate Jasmien…DeMorgen.be Thursday, 6 July 2017
- Vrouwelijke bazen worden sneller veroordeeld
The dilemma: women who seem dominant, powerful and confident are often less likable and therefore miss out on promotions. But if they are compassionate as well, they are often considered less competent. So says a new study by RSM…De Ondernemer Wednesday, 5 July 2017
- Bazige én aardige bazin? Dat kan niet!
Women who are dominant, achievement-oriented and confident (and thus show "male" behaviours) are often considered unpleasant and are passed over for high positions. But if they are gentle and understanding, they are often…Algemeen Dagblad Wednesday, 5 July 2017
- Dit wordt de week voor ondernemers
In this weekly summary of economic news, RSM PhD candidate Jasmien Khattab's research on female leadership styles is discussed. She concludes that female executives who alternate a dominant leadership style with a friendly,…Nu.nl Sunday, 2 July 2017
- ’Manvrouw’ verwart medewerkers
Female managers who try to get more out of the workplace lose a part of their credibility. Employees consider female managers who try to combine male and female traits to be less effective. This concludes PhD candidate Jasmien…De Telegraaf Saturday, 1 July 2017
- Hierdoor worden vrouwelijke managers als 'nep' gezien
Female executives face a problem. When they become dominant and confident - traditional male attributes - they miss out on promotion because they are less likeable. If she frees her female leadership style - gentle, understanding…CHRO Thursday, 29 June 2017
- Waarom het voor vrouwen moeilijker is om als authentieke, effectieve leider te worden gezien
Research conducted by RSM PhD student Jasmien Khattab shows that women with a dominant, decisive leadership style put their employees in confusion when they are also involved, kind and compassionate. This makes them seem less…Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam Wednesday, 28 June 2017
- Onderzoek: Dominante vrouwen moeten niet lief zijn
Research conducted by RSM PhD student Jasmien Khattab shows that employees perceive a female leader to be authentic if she uses a consistent leadership style. Mixing styles, e.g. being both dominant and compassionate, makes women…Das Kapital Wednesday, 28 June 2017
- Afwisselende stijl vrouwelijke manager zorgt voor verwarring
Female leaders who alternate a dominant leadership style with a friendly, compassionate leadership style cause confusion among employees. Such leaders are seen as less authentic and less effective, according to research conducted…Nu.nl Wednesday, 28 June 2017
- Vrouwelijke managers worden nog steeds anders beoordeeld als mannelijke
Unlike their male counterparts, female leaders who alternate a dominant leadership style with a friendly one elicit confusion in their employees. They are considered less authentic, according to research conducted by RSM PhD…Supervrouwen Wednesday, 28 June 2017
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Combining a masculine and feminine leadership style makes women come across as less authentic and effective leaders.