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prof. dr. E. van de Vliert

Professor Emeritus
prof. dr. E. van de Vliert
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Academic positions
Evert Van de Vliert is professor emeritus of organizational and applied social psychology at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. He received his PhD from the Free University in Amsterdam in 1973 and held researcher and teacher positions at the same university, at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, at the Royal Military Academy in Breda, and at the University of Bergen in Norway. He served as chairman of the Dutch Research Association of Social and Organizational Psychologists (1984-1989), research director of the Kurt Lewin Institute (1993-1996), president of the International Association for Conflict Management (1994-1995), and member of the International Advisory Board of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2001-2006). 

Publications
Evert Van de Vliert has published more than 200 articles and book chapters, and 7 books. His work appeared in a wide variety of journals including Science, Nature Human Behaviour, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Environmental Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. A selection of publications follows below (for a complete list, see under "Research").

Awards 
Lifetime Achievement Award (International Association for Conflict Management, 2005), IAAP Fellow Award (International Association of Applied Psychology, 2014), Companion of the Order of Orange-Nassau (Royal Honor, 2004), Most Influential Article Award (Academy of Management, 2000), and Nyfer Award for excellent research on the relationship between culture and economy (1997).

Research interest
Current research concentrates on comparative social science, with an emphasis on the interactive impacts of climatic cold, climatic heat, and wealth resources on national and organizational cultures around the globe. The ultimate goal is a paradigm shift from the fruits of culture to the roots of culture.

Research tool
A worldwide listing of climatic cold and heat indices for cross-cultural investigations is provided under "Projects".

Selected climato-economic publications

link Van de Vliert, E. (2019). The global ecology of differentiation between us and them. Nature Human Behaviour, 3.

link  Van de Vliert, E. (2013a). Climato-economic habitats support patterns of human needs, stresses, and freedoms. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 465-480.

link  Van de Vliert, E. (2013b). White, gray, and black domains of cultural adaptations to climato-economic conditions. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 503-521.

link  Van de Vliert, E., Tol, R. S. J. (2013). Harsh climate promotes harsh governance (except in cold-dry-wealthy environments). Climate Research, 61, 19-28.

link  Van de Vliert, E., Yang, H., Wang, Y., & Ren, X. (2013). Climato-economic imprints on Chinese collectivism. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44, 589-605.

link  Van de Vliert, E. (2011a). Bullying the media: Cultural and climato-economic readings of press repression versus press freedom. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 60, 354-376.

link Van de Vliert, E. (2009). Climate, affluence, and culture. New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-51787-4.

Selected conflict publications

Van de Vliert, E., Einarsen, S., & Nielsen, M. B. (2013). Are national levels of employee harassment cultural covariations of climato-economic conditions? Work & Stress, 27, 106-122.

Van de Vliert, E. (1997). Complex interpersonal conflict behaviour. Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Van de Vliert, E., Euwema, M. C., & Huismans, S. E. (1995). Managing conflict with a subordinate or a superior: Effectiveness of conglomerated behavior. Journal of Applied Psychology, 80, 271-281.

Van de Vliert, E., & Euwema, M. C. (1994). Agreeableness and activeness as components of conflict behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 66, 674-687.

Van de Vliert, E., & Kabanoff, B. (1990). Toward theory-based measures of conflict management. Academy of Management Journal, 33, 199-209.

Van de Vliert, E. (1981). Siding and other reactions to a conflict: A theory of escalation toward outsiders. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 25, 495-520.

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