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Karin Sanders

Karin Sanders 

PhD, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

BA, MA, Psychology and Research methods, University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Professor, OB and HRM and Director, Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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+61 2 9385 7143 

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+61 2 9662 8531 

Room:

534C 

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Australian School of Business building

Publications

Book

Special issues

 

  • Sanders, K., Shipton, H., & Gomes, J. (Accepted). Is HRM Process Important? Human Resource Management
  • Kooij, D. Paauwe, J. & Sanders, K. (2011). “Diversity in HRM Research” Personnel Review, 40
  • Sanders, K. & Frenkel, S. (2011). HR-Line Management relations: Characteristics and Effects. International Journal of HRM, 22
  • Sanders, K., & Looise, J.K. (2006). “The value of HRM?!. Optimising the architecture of HRM” Management Revue, 17
  • Sanders, K., & Schyns, B. (2006). Trust, conflict and cooperative behaviour: Considering reciprocity within organisations. Personnel Review, 35

 

Scientific publications (articles; international; selection)

 

  • Sanders, K. & Yang, H. (accepted). How to make sense of Human Resource Management; Employees’ Attribution to explain the HRM – Performance relationship. Human Resource Management.
  • Sanders, K., Shipton, H. & Gomes, J. (accepted). Is HRM process important? Past, Current and Future Challenges. Human Resource Management.
  • Bednall, T., Sanders, K., & Runhaar, P. (In Press). Stimulating informal learning activities through perceptions of performance appraisal quality and HRM system strength: A two-wave study. Academy of Management Learning and Education.
  • Runhaar, P., Sanders, K., & Konermann, J., (2013). Explaining  Teachers’ Work Engagement. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43(10), 2017-2010.
  • Van Rijn, M., Yang, H., & Sanders, K. (2013). Understanding employees' informal workplace learning: The joint influence of career motivation and self-construal. Career Development International, 18(6), 610-628.
  • Runhaar, P.R., & Sanders, K. (2013). Implementing Human Resources Management (HRM) within Dutch VET institutions: Examining the fostering and hindering factors. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 65 (2), 236-255. 
  • Frenkel, S., Sanders, K., & Bednall, T. (2013). How Management and HR-Line Relations influence Employee Attitudes. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 30 (1), 7-29.
  • Yousaf, A., Sanders, K., & Shipton, H. (2013). Proactive and politically skilled professionals: what is the relationship with affective occupational commitment?  Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 30 (1), 211-230.
  • Mesu, J., Van Riemsdijk, M., & Sanders, K. (2013). Labour Flexibility in SME's: The Impact of Leadership. Employee Relations, 35 (2), 120-138.
  • Runhaar, P.R., Konermann, J., & Sanders, K. (2013). Teachers’ organizational citizenship behaviour: Considering the roles of the work engagement, autonomy and leader – member exchange. Teacher & Teacher Education, 30, 99-108.
  • Yousaf, A., & Sanders K. (2012). Employability and Organizational Commitment: The role of Job Satisfaction and Self-efficacy as Intervening Variables. Thunderbird International Business Review, 54 (6),  907-919.
  • Li, X., Sanders, K. & Frenkel, S. (2012). How leader-member exchange enhances job performance for Chinese hotel employees: The role of Work engagement and HRM consistency. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31(4), 1059-1066. 
  • Yang, H., Sanders, K. & Budaway, C. (2012) Linking Perceptions of Training Arrangement with Organizational Commitment: Employee Self Construal matters. European Journal of Work & Organisation Psychology, 21 (1), 125-149
  • Sanders, K. & Shipton, H. (2012). The relationship between transformational leadership and  innovative behaviour: A learning versus cohesion perspective. European Journal of International Management, 6 (1), 83-100
  • Kooij, D. Paauwe, J. & Sanders, K. (2011). Guest editorial: Diversity in HRM Research Personnel Review, 40, 540-548
  • Li, X., Frenkel, S., & Sanders, K. (2011). Strategic HRM as process: how HR system strength and organizational climate influence employee attitudes. International Journal of HRM, 22, 1823-1840
  • Sanders, K., Geurts, P., & Van Riemsdijk, M. (2011) Affective commitment within supermarkets in Eastern Europe: Considering the leadership climate strength. Small Group Research, 42, 103-123
  • Sanders, K. & Frenkel, S. (2011). Introduction HR-Line Management relations: Characteristics and Effects. International Journal of HRM, 22, 1609-1615
  • Yousaf, A., Sanders, K., Torka, N., & Ardts, J. (2011). Having Two Bosses; Considering the relationships between LMX, Satisfaction with HR Practices and Organization Commitment. International Journal of HRM, 22, 3109-3126
  • Runhaar, P., Sanders, K., & Yang, H. (2010). Stimulating teachers’ reflection and feedback asking: An interplay of self-efficacy, learning goal orientation, and transformational leadership. Teaching and Teacher Education, 26,1154-1161
  • Sanders, K., Moorkamp, M., Torka, N., Groeneveld, S., & Groeneveld, C. (2010). How to support innovative behaviour? The role of LMX and satisfaction with HR practices. Technology & Investment, 1, 59-68
  • Van Woerkom, M., & Sanders, K. (2010) The romance of learning from disagreement. Journal of Business & Psychology, 25, 139-149
  • Duckers, M., L.A., Stegeman, I., Spreeuwenberg, P., Wagner, C., Sanders, K., Groenewegen, P. (2009). Consensus on the leadership CEO’s and its impact on the participation of physicians in improvement projects. Health Policy, 91, 306-313
  • Oosterhof, A., Van der Vegt, G., Van de Vliert, E. & Sanders, K. (2009) Valuing Skill Differences: Perceived skill complementarity and dyadic helping behavior in teams. Group & Organisation Management, an International Journal, 34, 536-562
  • Sanders, K., Willemsen, T., & Millar, C.C. J.M. (2009) Looking Around above the Glass Ceiling: Influences of the Academic Environment on Women Professors’ Careers and Experiences. Sex Roles. A Journal of Research, 60, 301-312
  • Van Daalen, G., Sanders, K., Willemsen, T. & Van Veldhoven, M. (2009) Emotional Exhaustion and Mental Health Problems among Employees doing “People Work”: The impact of Job demands, Job resources, and Family-to-Work Conflict. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health, 82, 291-303
  • Oosterhof, A., Van der Vegt, G., Van de Vliert, E. & Sanders, K.(2008). What’s the difference? Insider perspectives on the importance of interpersonal differences. Journal of Occupational & Organisational Psychology, 82, 617-637
  • Sanders, K., Dorenbosch, L., & Reuver, R. de (2008). The impact of individual and shared employee perceptions of HRM on affective commitment: Considering the climate strength. Personnel Review, 37, 412-425. Highly Commended Award Winner; Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, 2009
  • Sanders, K., Riemsdijk, M. van, & Groen, B. (2008). The gap between research and practice. A replication study on the HR professionals’ beliefs about effective human resource practices. International Journal of HRM, 19, 1975-1987
  • Frenkel, S., & Sanders, K. (2007). Explaining variations in co-worker assistance in organizations. Organization Studies, 28, 797-823
  • Koster, F., Hodson, R., Stokman, F., & Sanders, K. (2007). Solidarity through networks. The effects of task and informal interdependence on cooperation within teams. Employee Relations, 29, 117-137
  • Lambooij, M., Flache, A., Sanders, K., & Siegers, J. (2007). Encouraging employees to cooperate. The effects of sponsored training and promotion practices on employees’ willingness to work overtime. International Journal of HRM, 18, 1748-1767
  • Schyns, B., & Sanders, K (2007). In the eyes of the beholder: Personality and the perception of leadership. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 2345-2363
  • Becker, H., & Sanders, K. (2006). Innovations in meta-analysis and social impact analysis relevant for techmining. Technological Forecasting & Social Change, 73, 966-980
  • Daalen, G. van, Sanders, K., & Willemsen, G. (2006). Sources of social support as predictors for health among Dutch female and male Dual earners. Journal of Vocational Behavior,69, 462-476
  • Dorenbosch, L., De Reuver, R., & Sanders, K. (2006). Getting the HR Message across: The linkage between Line – HR Consensus and “commitment strength” among hospital employees. Management Revue, 17, 274-291
  • Koster, F., & Sanders, K. (2006). Serial solidarity. The effects of experiences and expectations on cooperative behavior of employees. International Journal of HRM, 18, 568-585
  • Lambooij, M., Koster, F., Sanders, K., & Zwier, M. (2006). Human resource practices and organisational performance: Can the HRM-performance linkage be explained by cooperative behaviours of employees? Management Revue, 17, 223-240.  Best paper award, HRM conference, November 4-5, 2005, Twente, The Netherlands
  • Sanders, K., & Looise, J.K. (2006). Editorial “The value of HRM?!. Optimising the architecture of HRM” Management Revue, 17, 219-222
  • Sanders, K., & Schyns, B. (2006). Introduction: Trust, conflict and cooperative behaviour: Considering reciprocity within organisations. Personnel Review, 35, 508-518
  • Daalen, G. van, Sanders, K., & Willemsen, T. (2005). Sources of social support, health, well-being and life satisfaction. Women & Health, 41, 43-62
  • Emmerik, H.IJ. van, & Sanders, K. (2005). Mismatching working hours and affective commitment: Differential relationships for distinct employees groups. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 20, 712-726
  • Emmerik, IJ.H. van, & Sanders, K. (2004). The effects of social embeddedness on job performance of tenured and non-tenured professionals. Human Resource Management Journal, 14, 40-58
  • Kloet, I. van der, Soeters, J., & Sanders, K., (2004). Development of trust within the soldiers on a deployment mission. Small Wars and Insurgencies, 15, 131-158
  • Sanders, K. (2004). Playing truant within organizations: Informal relationships, work ethics and absenteeism. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 19, 136-155
  • Sanders, K., & Emmerik, H. van (2004). Does modern organizations and governance threat solidarity? Journal of Management and Governance, 8, 351-372
  • Vliert, E. van de, Shi, K., Sanders, K., Wang, Y.L., & Huang, X. (2004). Chinese and Dutch interpretations of supervisory feedback. Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 35, 417-435
  • Allen, J., & Sanders, K. (2002). Gender gap in earnings on the level of industries. European Journal of Women’s Studies, 9(2), 163-180
  • Korupp, S., Sanders, K., & Ganzeboom, H. (2002). Wie die Mutter, so die Tochter? Dynamiken und Trends in Statusvererbungsprozess zwischen Muttern und Tochtern in Westdeutschland und den Niederlanden. Kolner Zeitschrift fur Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 54, 1-26 
     

 

Scientific publications (book chapters; international)

 

  • Sanders, K., Cogin, J.A., & Bainbridge, H.T.J. (2013). The Growing Role of Advanced Human Resource Management Research Methods. In: K. Sanders, J.A. Cogin, & H.T.J. Bainbridge (Eds). Research Methods for Human Resource Management. New York and London: Routlegde Taylor & Frances Group. (pp. 1-15)
  • Lin, C.-H.V. & Sanders, K., (2013). HR Research Methods: Where We Are and Where We Need to Go. In: K. Sanders, J.A. Cogin, & H.T.J. Bainbridge (Eds). Research Methods for Human Resource Management. New York and London: Routlegde Taylor & Frances Group. (pp. 136-154). 
  • Surtees, J., Sanders, K. & Shipton, H. (2013). HRM in the Public Sector. In. J. Crawshaw. Strategic and International Human Resource Management. Sage,. (in press)
  • Sanders, K. (2009). Cooperative behaviors in organizations. In: R. Morrison & S. Wright. Friends and Enemies in Organizations: A Work Psychology Perspective. Palgraven Macmillan. Pp 101-121
  • Schyns, B., Kroon, B., & Sanders, K. (2006). A Study of Reciprocity and Performance. In: G.B. Grean & J.A. Grean (Eds.). Sharing Network Leadership. Leader—Member Exchange and Solidarity behavior Greenwich: CT: Information Age Publishing. Pp 225-244
  • Sanders, K. Emmerik, IJ. van & Raub, W. (2005). Solidarität am Arbeitsplatz: Fiktion, Fakten und Kräfte. In: J. Berger. (Hg). ZerreiBt das Soziale Band. Beiträge zu einer aktuellen gesellschaftpolitischen Debatte. Frankfurt / New York: Campus Verlag. 121-142
  • Sanders, K., Flache, A., Vegt, G. van der & Vliert, E. van de (2005). Employees’ organizational solidarity within modern organizations: A framing perspective on the effects of social embeddedness. In: D. Fetchenhauer, A. Flache, A.P. Buunk & S. Lindenberg (Eds.) Solidarity and Prosocial Behavior: An Integration of Sociological and Psychological  Perspectives. New York: Springer. Pp 141-157
  • Korupp, S.E., & Sanders, K. (1999). The influence of the mother’s occupational sex typing and status on men and women’s first occupational status. In: Women’s Progress: Perspectives on the Past, Blue print for the Future. George Washington University: Institute for Women’s Policy Research, 348-352
  • Becker, H.A., Sanders, K., & Vloet, A. (1993). Individualization or Generation? Environmental Concern and Public Spirit in the 1910 - 1970 cohorts in Seven Western Countries. In: H.A. Becker & P.L.J. Hermkens (eds). Solidarity of Generations. Demographic, Economic and Social Change, and its Consequences. Amsterdam: Thesis Publishers, 787-804
  • Sanders, K., & Becker, H.A. (1993). Explaining Generational Behaviour: The case of the Transition from Education to Work. In: H.A. Becker & P.L.J. Hermkens (eds). Solidarity of Generations. Demographic, Economic and Social Change and its Consequences. Amsterdam: Thesis Publishers, 211-232
  • Sanders, K. (1991). Employers' Selection Behaviour Towards Female and Male Information Scientists. In: A.M. Lehto & I. Eriksson (Eds.) Women, work and computerization. Helsinki: Hakapaino OY., 363-376

 

PhD-supervision completed

 

  • Ab van Duinen (2000). “Reorganisaties en ziekteverzuim. Functiegroepen binnen KPN-Arbo nader bezien”, (Re-organisation and Absenteeism), University of Groningen, April 27, 2000 (promotores: prof. dr. J.L.Peschar, Sanders)
  • Sylvia E. Korupp (2000). “Mothers and the process of social stratification”. Utrecht University, May 18, 2000 (promotores: prof. dr. H. Ganzeboom, Sanders, Copromotor: Dr. T. van der Lippe)
  • Ellen Hoekstra (2002). “Arbeidsbemiddeling met behulp van supported employment als interventie bij de reïntegratie van chronisch zieken”. (“Supported employment; reintegration of people who are chronically ill”), University of Groningen, May 15, 2002 (promotores: prof. dr. J. Groothoff, Sanders, prof. dr. D. Post, prof. dr. W. van den Heuvel)
  • Renee C. van der Hulst (2004). “Gender differences in workplace autority. An empirical study on social networks”. Enschede: FeBo, University of Groningen, Oktober 14, 2004 (promotores Sanders, prof. dr. T.A.B. Snijders)
  • Irene E. van der Kloet (2005). “Soldierly perspective on trust. A study into trust within the Royal Netherlands Army”. Tilburg: Thesis Tilburg University, Tilburg University, February 4, 2005 (promotores: Sanders, prof. dr. J. Soeters)
  • Ferry Koster (2005). “For the time being. Accounting for inconclusive findings concerning the effects of temporary employment relationships on solidary behavior of employees”. Veenendaal: Universal Press, University of Groningen, April 7, 2005 (financed by N.W.O.; promotores Sanders, prof. dr. W. Raub, prof. dr. F.N. Stokman)
  • Mattijs Lambooij (2005). “Promoting cooperation. Studies into the effects of long-term and short-term rewards on cooperation of employees”. Veenendaal: Universal Press, University of Utrecht, November 22, 2005 (financed by N.W.O.; promotores: Sanders, prof. dr. J.J. Siegers, Dr. H. van Emmerik, and Dr. A. Flache)
  • Ine (Cristina Adriana) Voorham. (2006). “Er buiten staan. Onderzoek naar sociale uitsluiting onder clienten van het Leger des Heils”. University Twente, May 18, 2006 (promotores: Sanders, Dr. M. Euwema, Dr. H. van Emmerik)
  • Cor P. (Paul) de Man (2006). “Develop, deploy & defend. The contribution of Human Resource Development to employee affective commitment”. Breda: BSW Bedrijven, University of Twente, June 14, 2006 (promotor: Sanders)
  • Geertje van Daalen (2008). “Social support, does it make a difference? Examining the relationship between social support, work-family conflict and well-being. Oisterwijk: Box Press. University of Tilburg, March, 14, 2008 (promotores: prof. dr. T.M. Willemsen, Sanders)
  • Atze (Aad) Oosterhof (2008). “Better together. Antecedents and consequences of perceived expertise dissimilarity and perceived expertise complementarity in teams. University of Groningen, April, 17, 2008 (partly financed by N.W.O.; promotores: prof. dr. G.S. van der Vegt; prof. dr. E. van de Vliert; Sanders)
  • Piety Runhaar (2008). Promoting teachers’ professional development. University Twente. Enschede: Partners Ipskamp. November, 20, 2008. (promotores: Sanders, dr. Huadong Yang)
  • Amna Yousaf (2010). One Step Ahead: Examining New Predictors of Affective Organizational and Occupational Commitment. Enschede: Ipskamp Drukkers B.V. November, 2, 2010. (financed by Nuffic; promotor: Sanders)
  • Judith Konermann (2012). Teacher’s workengagement. (partly financed KPC Group; promotores: Sanders, dr. Piety Runhaar). Wohrmann Print Service. January 12, 2012
  • Claudia Vigna (2012). Employee perceptions of strategic human resource management: Considering HRM content and process. University Antwerp, Belgium. (promotores: prof. dr. Erik Henderickx, Sanders)
  • Jos Mesu (2013). Transformational and Transactional Leadership: Does it Work in Small to Medium-Sized Enterprises? University Twente, the Netherlands, June 28, 2013 (promotores: Sanders, dr. Maarten van Riemsdijk)

 

Management tasks and other activities

 

  • Member of  the Editorial Board of “Personeelsbeleid” (Human Resources Policy)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of “Tijdschrift voor HRM” (Journal for HRM)
  • Organising WAOP (Werkgemeenschap Arbeid & Organisatie Psychologie) congress, November 23, 2007, University of Twente, The Netherlands
  • Guest professorship Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
  • Visiting Professor, Nottingham Trent Business School
  • Member of the International Committee of the HR Division, Academy of Management
  • Member of the Advisory and review Board for “The New Faces of Organizations in the 21st Century"
  • Member of the Editorial Review Board of International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology
  • Member of the Editorial Board International HR Issues (former: Research and Practice in HRM)
  • Associate editor “Evidence Based Human Resource Management’’

 

Awards

 

  • Sanders, K., Dorenbosch, L., & Reuver, R. de (2008). The impact of individual and shared employee perceptions of HRM on affective commitment: Considering the climate strength. Personnel Review, 37, 412-425. Highly Commended Award Winner; Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, 2009
  • Luijken-Dilven van, L. (2004). Opleidingseffectiviteit. Management Development award 2004 (doctoral thesis; supervisor)
  • Lambooij, M,. Sanders, K., Koster, F., & Zwiers, M. (2005). Effects of Consistent Human Resource  Practices on organisational performance. Best paper award, HRM conference, November 4-5, 2005, Twente, The Netherlands
  • Reinoud Tiel Groenestege (2013). Examining and revising the Vocational Rating Scale using principal component analysis and mokken scale analysis. University Twente, award for best master thesis Faculty Behavioral (supervisor, together with Diederick Stoel)

Research interests

  • The effects of employees' perceptions of Human Resource Management on the attitudes and behaviors, in terms of cooperative behavior, commitment, knowledge sharing, team learning and (short term) absenteeism of employees
  • The effects of alignment between line managers and HRM managers on the organizational climate, defined as shared perception of the organization of employees within a team, and on employees' attitudes and behaviors
  • Multi actor, multi level and multi method research designs

Research grants

  • Funding from N.W.O. “Solidarity at Work”, 3 PhD students (N.W.O.- PBB 9817)
  • Funding from IBR (Institute for Behavioural Research; Faculty Behavioural Sciences) for a PhD project; three years (together with others)
  • Funding from IBR (Institute for Behavioural Research; Faculty Behavioural Sciences) for a PhD project and a researcher; one year (together with others)
  • Funding from N.W.O. for an interlinking program “Professional development of teachers”. 2 PhD; 1 post-doc, (together with others)
  • Funding for a project (experiments) on the effectiveness of leadership courses (Stichting Carmel College)
  • Funding for coding articles (HR research methods project, together with Hugh Bainbridge, Sunghoon Kim and Julie Cogin), School of Organisation & Management, ASB, 11.000 AUS dollars

 Courses taught

  • MGMT5982 Advanced theory in Organisation and Management (Human Resource Module)
  • MGMT5983 Advanced Methods in Organisation and Management Multi Level Modelling Module
  • MGMT5710 Managing and Leading People
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