Daan van Knippenberg

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This study examined how the performance of diverse teams is affected by member openness to experience and the extent to which team reward structure emphasizes intragroup differences. Fifty-eight heterogeneous four-person teams engaged in an interactive task. Teams in which reward structure converged with diversity (i.e., " faultline " teams) performed more(More)
AND KEYWORDS Abstract Research in leadership effectiveness has paid less to the role of leader fairness than probably it should have. More recently, this has started to change. To capture this development, we review the empirical literature in leadership and fairness to define the field of leadership and fairness, to assess the state of the art, and to(More)
We examined how leader emotional displays affect team performance. We developed and tested the idea that effects of leader displays of anger versus happiness depend on followers' epistemic motivation, which is the desire to develop a thorough understanding of a situation. Experimental data on four-person teams engaged in an interdependent team task showed(More)
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conflict represents one of the most pressing social problems of our time. The newspapers are filled with accounts of inter-group conflicts that greatly affect the people involved. The most constructive way of dealing with such conflict is through negotiation, which can be defined as a discussion between two or more parties aimed at resolving a perceived(More)
Authors Note We are grateful to Christina Vohwinkel and Jeremy Dawson for their comments on a previous version and Johannes Ullrich for his help with the analyses. Abstract Research on diversity in teams and organizations has revealed ambiguous results regarding the effects of group composition on work group performance. The categorization-elaboration model(More)
The Information-and-Choice Questionnaire (ICQ) is an instrument for public opinion survey in which respondents are presented with a policy-relevant decision problem and provided with information relevant to the problem (e.g. information about the consequences of the policy options). In the present paper we study the effects of respondents' motivation(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t Previous studies have found mixed results regarding the influence of positive and negative leader affect on follower performance. We propose that both leader happiness and leader sadness can be beneficial for follower performance contingent on whether the task concerns creative or analytical performance. This(More)
In this study we argue that when powerholder and target operate in a cooperative context, the decision to use power is influenced by the motive to reach positive joint outcomes. When the context is competitive, the use of power is more dictated by the desire to gain positive outcomes at the expense of the target. Therefore, factors that are indicative of(More)