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Frankfurt Session 2: ‚We‘: The social identity approach to effective leadership

  • Goethe University | PEG 1.G192 Theodor-W. Adorno-Platz 6 Frankfurt am Main, 60323 Germany (map)

Want to learn how to be a leader and how to manage people while working in groups? These are the skills you should have as a researcher and we have the best tips for you from an expert in the field! Join us and learn from Prof. Rolf Van Dick.
During his talk in the SIU seminar series Prof Van Dick hopes to present insights about identity and leadership as well as his own experiences working with companies.

GUEST SPEAKER: PROFESSOR ROLF VAN DICK

GOETHE UNIVERSITY | PEG 1.G192, THEODOR-W. ADORNO-PLATZ 6 (7:00 PM TO 9:00 PM)

Professor van Dick started his psychology career at Philipps-University Marburg where he earned his PhD under the supervision of Ulrich Wagner. Following his time in Marburg, Professor van Dick became first a senior lecturer and eventually a full professor at Aston University in Birmingham, England.

In 2006, he returned to Germany as the chair for Social Psychology at the Goethe-University. Additionally, he has been a visiting professor at several universities across the world and as of 2016 he holds and additional professorship at the Work Research Institute in Oslo, Norway. Rolf van Dick is co-founder and Scientific Director of the Center for Leadership and Behavior in Organizations (CLBO) at Goethe University.

He is an internationally renowned expert for inter- and intra- group processes, identity, diversity, and leadership.He has also worked on such topics as stress and job satisfaction. Professor van Dick, is not only a profound researcher, but also well-loved among the Frankfurt psychology students as a two-time winner of the YAVIS award for outstanding teaching.