Maartje Schouten is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management of Rotterdam School of Management. Her research focuses on questions related to teams and hierarchy. She is particularly interested in why and how individuals seek influence and come to be seen as influential. Her research has been published in internationally recognized outlets such as the Academy of Management Review, the Journal of Applied Psychology and Small Group Research. She has experience teaching in a wide variety of settings and currently teaches Human Resource Management in the MBA and IBA programs. Prior to joining RSM, she held academic appointments at Iowa State University and Michigan State University.
Rishani, M., Schouten, ME., & Hoever, I. (Accepted/In press). Navigating Multiple Team Membership: A Review and Redirection of its Influence on Effectiveness Outcomes. Social and Personality Psychology Compass. https://doi.org/10.1111/spc3.12899
Greer, L. L., de Jong, B. A., Schouten, ME., & Dannels, J. E. (2018). Why and when hierarchy impacts team effectiveness: A meta-analytic integration. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(6), 591-613. https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000291
Beersma, B., Bechtoldt, M., & Schouten, ME. (2018). When Ignorance Is Bliss: Exploring Perspective Taking, Negative State Affect and Performance. Small Group Research, 49(5), 576-599. https://doi.org/10.1177/1046496418775829
Sleesman, DJ., Hollenbeck, JR., Spitzmuller, M., & Schouten, ME. (2018). Initial Expectations of Team Performance: Specious Speculation or Framing the Future? Small Group Research, 49(5), 600-635. https://doi.org/10.1177/1046496418767554
Hollenbeck, JR., Beersma, B., & Schouten, ME. (2012). Beyond team types and taxonomies: A dimensional scaling conceptualization for team description. Academy of Management Review, 37(1), 82-106. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2010.0181
Schouten, ME., & Felps, WA. (2011). Rather a hedgehog or a fox? A knowledge density perspective on specialists and generalists. In Best Paper Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management
Schouten, ME. (2016). The Ups and Downs of Hierarchy. The causes and consequences of hierarchy struggles and positional loss. [Doctoral Thesis, Erasmus University Rotterdam]. Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR).
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