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Anne Burmeister

Research focuses

Social interactions, Knowledge transfer, Age diversity, Employee inclusion, Digitisation and future of work

Curriculum vitae

  • 01/2023: Full Professor Organisational Behaviour, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne, Germany
  • 10/2022 - 12/2022: Associate Professor Human Resource Management (with early tenure) Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands

  • 01/2019 - 10/2022: Assistant Professor Human Resource Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands

  • 01/2017 - 12/2018: Postdoctoral Researcher Work and Organisational Psychology, University of Bern, Switzerland

  • 01/2012 - 06/2016: Strategy Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group, Germany

  • 01/2014 - 12/2016: Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (summa cum laude), Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany

  • 10/2010 - 10/2011: Masters in Management and Organisational Analysis (with distinction) Warwick Business School, United Kingdom

  • 10/2007 - 10/2010: Bachelors in Business Psychology (with distinction), Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany

Selected publications

  • Burmeister, A., Alterman, V., Fasbender, U., & Wang, M. (2022). Too much to know? The cognitive demands of daily knowledge seeking and the buffering role of contact quality. Journal of Applied Psychology, 107(8), 1303-1322. doi: 10.1037/apl0000925.
  • Burmeister, A., Gerpott, F.H., Hirschi, A., Scheibe, S., Pak, K.*, & Kooij, D.T.A.M. (2021). Reaching the heart or the mind? Test of two theory-based training programs to improve interactions between age-diverse coworkers. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 20(2), 203-232. doi: 10.5465/amle.2019.0348.
  • Li, Y., Gong, Y., Burmeister, A., Wang, M., Alterman, V., Alonso, A., & Robinson, S. (2021). Leveraging age diversity for organizational performance: An intellectual capital perspective. Journal of Applied Psychology, 106(1), 71-91. doi: 10.1037/apl0000497.
  • Burmeister, A., Li, Y., Wang, M., Shi, J., & Jin, Y. (2020). Team knowledge exchange: How and when does transformational leadership have an effect? Journal of Organizational Behavior, 41(1), 17-31. doi: 10.1002/job.2411.
  • Burmeister, A., Wang, M., & Hirschi, A. (2020). Understanding the motivational benefits of knowledge transfer in age-diverse coworker dyads: An actor-partner interdependence model. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105(7), 748–759. doi: 10.1037/apl0000466.
  • Fasbender, U., Burmeister, A., & Wang, M. (2020). Motivated to be socially mindful: Explaining age differences in the effect of employees’ contact quality with coworkers on their coworker support. Personnel Psychology, 73(3), 407-430. doi: 10.1111/peps.12359.
  • Gerpott, F., Fasbender, U., & Burmeister, A.* (2020). Respectful leadership and follower’s knowledge sharing: A social mindfulness lens. Human Relations, 73(6), 789-810. doi: 10.1177/0018726719844813.
  • Burmeister, A., Gerpott, F., & Fasbender, U. (2019). Consequences of knowledge hiding: The differential compensatory effects of guilt and shame. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 92, 281-304. doi: 10.1111/joop.12249.

Selected media publications

  1. "Team Dynamics in the New Pandemic Workplace.” Academy of Management, Virtual Subject Matter Expert Panel, December 2021.
  2. “People first: What’s going to happen to the world of work after the great upheaval of 2020?” Rotterdam School of Management, Open lecture: sharing 50 years of knowledge, November 2020.