Prof. Michaéla Schippers

Michaéla Schippers

Endowed Professor in Behaviour and Performance Management
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

Profile

Michaéla Schippers is Endowed Professor of Behaviour and Performance Management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. She received her Ph.D from the Psychology Department at the Free University in Amsterdam.

Current research concentrates on team reflexivity, team diversity and team leadership, as well as goal-setting, academic performance (study success) and the use of team charters to improve student team performance. Other current projects concern knowledge sharing within teams and networks, virtual teams, new ways of working, behavioral operations management, and social exclusion/inclusion.

Her work has been published in journals such as Annual Review of Psychology, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Organizational Behavior, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, and Human Relations.

Dr. Schippers is co-founder of the Reflexivity Network and scientific director of the Erasmus Center of Behavioral Operations Management www.erim.eur.nl/research/centres/behavioral-operations-management/.

Professional experience

Endowed Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Associate Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management

Publications

Key Publications (12)

Professional Publications (4)

  • P.J. van Baalen, D. van der Meulen, J. Bouwman & M.C. Schippers (2012). Task-location optimization in the Hybrid Workspace. Tijdschrift voor Ergonomie, 37 (3), 28-32.
  • M.C. Schippers (2012). Why team reflexivity works. RSM Insight, 12 (4), 18-19.
  • M.C. Schippers, L. Rook & S.L. van de Velde (2011). Crisis performance predictability in supply chains. RSM Insight, 7 (3), 10-11.
  • M.C. Schippers, D.N. den Hartog & P.L. Koopman (2005). Reflexiviteit van teams: Ontwikkeling van een instrument. Gedrag en Organisatie, 18 (2), 83-102.

Work in Progress (8)

  • J. Backmann, M. Weiss, M.C. Schippers & M. Hoegl (2019). Protective personality factors and student resiliency predicting academic achievement: A multi-wave study on the moderating role of achievement orientation. Personality and Individual Differences, Under rev. .
  • U. Konradt, M.C. Schippers, K. Otte & A. Fulmer (2019). Dynamics in team reflection: Diversity in ethical idealism and its relations with team coordination and performance improvements. Academy of Management Learning & Education, R&R .
  • M.C. Schippers, F. Kunze & K. Bezrukova (2019). Faultlines and team reflexivity in school management teams: The effect on student's performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, working p .
  • M.C. Schippers, E.A. Locke, D. Morisano, Ad Scheepers & J.B. Peterson (2019). Enhancing student retention and academic performance: The effects of guided reflection on study choice and goals. Journal of Educational Psychology, working p .
  • E. Dolgova & M.C. Schippers (2019). The co-evolution of perceptions of competence and friendship: The effect of self-monitoring personality. Organization Science, R&R (2) .
  • M.C. Schippers, L. Rook, S.L. Van de Velde & E. Bendoly (2019). Team reflexivity and regulatory focus can enhance sales and operations planning effectiveness: Evidence from a business simulation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, working p .
  • A.C.R. Van Riel, Z. Sasovova & M.C. Schippers (2019). Technology mediated learning: The role of information system attributes, the user and the learning experience. Academy of Management Learning & Education, working p .
  • R. Silberzahn, S. Taselli & M.C. Schippers (2019). Tendency for amorality, justification of norm violations and team performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, working p .

Scholarly Publications (40)

Other

  • A. Alexiou, M.C. Schippers & I. Oshri (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.

Recognitions

Editorial positions (13)

  • European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology

    Consulting Editor

  • Journal of Business and Psychology

    Consulting Editor

  • Small Group Research

    Consulting Editor

  • Academy of Management Review

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Organization Science

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Psychological Science

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Organizational Behavior

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Group and Organization Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Group Processes and Intergroup Relations

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Applied Psychology

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Organizational Change Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Personnel Review

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • The Leadership Quarterly

    Consulting Editor

Organization Memberships

Media

Media items

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

Courses

SCM Honors Programme

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

Advances in SCM

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018
  • Code: BMHONSCM-A
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Past courses

Future of Work

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

Future of Work

  • Study year: 2014/2015, 2013/2014
  • Code: RSMME008
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

BIM research topics block 1

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM03BIM
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

BIM research topics block 2

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM06BIM
  • ECTS: 1 Level: Master

Managing the supply chain

  • Study year: 2013/2014
  • Code: RSM01SCM
  • ECTS: 4 Level: Master

Awards