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Astrid C. Homan

Astrid C. Homan

Astrid C. Homan is a tenured Assistant Professor in the Work and Organizational Psychology department at University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Her main research interests are group diversity and performance, diversity beliefs, leadership, and information elaboration. She has published her work on diversity in journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology and Academy of Management Journal. Additionally, she has published in Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Group Processes and Intergroup Relations on diverse topics as power, tacit coordination, reflexivity, and leadership. She has served on the board of the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management and on the board of the International Association for Conflict Management. She is in the editorial board of Small Group Research, Social Psychological and Personality Science, British Journal of Management, and Journal of Personnel Psychology.

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Group Processes
  • Intergroup Relations
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Research Methods, Assessment

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Journal Articles:

  • Schippers, M., Homan, A. C., & van Knippenberg, D. (2013). To reflect or not to reflect: Prior team performance as a boundary condition of the effects of reflexivity on learning and final team performance. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, 6-23.
  • Beersma, B., Homan, A. C., Van Kleef, G. A., & De Dreu, C. K. W. (2013). Outcome interdependence shapes the effects of prevention focus on team processes and performance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 121, 194-203.
  • Heerdink, M. W., Van Kleef, G. A., Homan, A. C., & Fischer, A. H. (2013). On the social influence of emotions in groups: Interpersonal effects of anger and happiness on conformity vs. deviance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105, 262-284.
  • Van Kleef, G. A., Steinel, W., & Homan, A. C. (2013). On being peripheral and paying attention: Prototypicality and information processing in intergroup conflict. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 63-79.
  • Van Knippenberg, D., van Ginkel, W. P., & Homan, A. C. (2013). Diversity mindsets and the performance of diverse teams. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 121, 183-193.
  • Homan, A. C., & Greer, L. L. (2013). Considering diversity: The positive effects of considerate leadership in diverse teams. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 16, 105-125.
  • Greer, L. L., Homan, A. C., De Hoogh, A. H. B., & Den Hartog, D. N. (2012). Tainted visions: The effect of visionary leader behaviors and leader categorization tendencies on the financial performance of ethnically diverse teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 203-213.
  • De Kwaadsteniet, E., Homan, A. C., Van Dijk, E., & Van Beest, I. (2012). Social information as a cue for tacit coordination. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 15, 257-271.
  • Van Kleef, G. A., Homan, A. C., Finkenauer, C., Blaker, N. M., & Heerdink, M. W. (2012). Pro-social norm violations fuel power perceptions. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 937-942.
  • Spisak, B. R., Homan, A. C., Grabo, A., & Van Vugt, M. (2012). Facing the situation: Testing a biosocial contingency model of leadership in intergroup relations using masculine and feminine faces. Leadership Quarterly, 23, 273-280.
  • Van Knippenberg, D., Dawson, J. F., West, M. E., & Homan, A. C. (2011). Diversity faultlines, shared objectives, and top management team performance. Human Relations, 64, 307-336.
  • Van Kleef, G. A., Homan, A. C., Finkenauer, C., Gündemir, S., & Stamkou, E. (2011). Breaking the rules to rise to power: How norm violators gain power in the eyes of others. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 500-507.
  • Van Kleef, G. A., Homan, A. C., Beersma, B., & van Knippenberg, D. (2010). On angry leaders and agreeable followers: How leaders' emotions and followers' personalities shape motivation and team performance. Psychological Science, 21, 1827-1834.
  • Steinel, W., Van Kleef, G. A., van Knippenberg, D., Hogg, M. A., Homan, A. C., & Moffit, G. (2010). How intragroup dynamics affect behavior in intergroup conflict: The role of group norms, prototypicality, and need to belong. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 13, 779-794.
  • Homan, A. C., Greer, L. L., Jehn, K. A., & Koning, L. (2010). Believing shapes seeing: The impact of diversity beliefs on the construal of group composition. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 13, 477-493.
  • Van Kleef, G. A., Homan, A. C., Beersma, B., van Knippenberg, D., van Knippenberg, B., & Damen, F. (2009). Searing sentiment or cold calculation? The effects of leader emotional displays on team performance depend on follower epistemic motivation. Academy of Management Journal, 52, 562-580.
  • Homan, A. C., Hollenbeck, J. R., Humphrey, S. E., van Knippenberg, D., Ilgen, D. R., & van Kleef, G. A. (2008). Facing differences with an open mind: Openness to experience, salience of intra-group differences, and performance of diverse groups. Academy of Management Journal, 58, 1204-1222.
  • Homan, A. C., van Knippenberg, D., Van Kleef, G. A., & De Dreu, C. K. W. (2007b). Interacting dimensions of diversity: Cross-categorization and the functioning of diverse work groups. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 11, 79-94.
  • Homan, A. C., van Knippenberg, D., Van Kleef, G. A., & De Dreu, C. K. W. (2007a). Bridging faultlines by valuing diversity: The effects of diversity beliefs on information elaboration and performance in diverse work groups. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1189-1199.
  • van Knippenberg, D., De Dreu, C. K. W., & Homan, A. C. (2004). Work group diversity and group performance: An integrative model and research agenda. Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 1008-1022.

Courses Taught:

  • Conflict and Cooperation
  • Introduction to Work and Organizational Psychology
  • Judgment and Influence
  • Organizational Change
  • Power, Motivation, and Leadership
  • Social Processes in Organizations
  • Working in Groups

Astrid C. Homan
Department of Work and Organizational Psychology
University of Amsterdam
Weesperplein 4
1018 XA Amsterdam
The Netherlands

  • Work: +31 20 525 5955
  • Mobile: +31 6 4181 7009
  • Fax: +31 20 639 0531

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