Niels Van Quaquebeke
Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Department of Management and Leadership
Kühne Logistics University and University of Exeter
Ethics, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Respect, Social Issues
Artificial Intelligence, Future of Work, Workforce Productivity
Niels Van Quaquebeke is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior and currently the Head of Department of Management at the KLU. He is additionally affiliated with the University of Exeter as a Distinguished Research Professor. A psychologist by training, he pursued his PhD at the University of Hamburg and as a visiting scholar at various business schools around the globe. Later, he received the ERIM top talent post-doc fellowship at the Rotterdam School of Management of the Erasmus University where he subsequently also taught as an Assistant Professor.
He is on a mission to improve leadership at work through research evidence. As such, he explores the communicative basis of successful leadership, the importance of values, ways of leading ethically, and the function of interpersonal respect. He has worked with various organizations on the above topics. Additionally, he is involved in the Research Institute on Leadership and Operations in Humanitarian Aid (RILOHA), which seeks to enhance the effectiveness of humanitarian aid operations via psychological insights, the Exeter Centre for Leadership, and the Erasmus Centre for Leadership Studies.
Niels is not only an award winning scholar and teacher, but also frequently mentioned in and sought out as an expert by public media, whether for print, online, radio, or TV.
- When Victims Help Their Abusive Supervisors: The Role of LMX, Self-Blame, and Guilt, Academy of Management Journal
- Respectful Inquiry: A Motivational Account of Leading Through Asking Questions and Listening, Academy of Management Review
- Adaptability in Humanitarian Operations: Role of Prosocial Motivation and Authoritarian Leadership, Academy of Management Proceedings
SME Subject Areas
Careers, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainability, Ethics, Gender and Diversity, Health Care, Human Resources, International Management, Leadership, Management Consulting, Management Education, Management History, Management Theory, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Organizational Behavior, Public and Nonprofit, Religion and Spirituality, Research Methods, Social Issues, Strategic Management, Technology and Innovation