Prof. Dr. Claudia Buengeler

Department Chair

Boschstraße 1, Raum 3.001
Phone: +49 (0)431/880-6400
Telefax: +49 (0)431/880-6401

Office Hours

upon request

About Prof. Dr. Claudia Buengeler

Claudia Buengeler is Full Professor and Chair of the Human Resource Management and Organization Department at the Institute of Business, Kiel University. Before she was an Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at the Business School of the University of Amsterdam and worked at the Department of Human Resource Management and Leadership at the University of Mannheim.

Claudia Buengeler received her PhD in Business Administration and Social & Organizational Psychology from Jacobs University Bremen and VU University Amsterdam. Her research on leadership, diversity, and team effectiveness was published in leading international journals (e.g., Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review and Academy of Management Learning & Education).

Claudia Buengeler is Associate Editor of the journal Organizational Psychology Review and on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Business and Psychology, and Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies. She is affiliated faculty member of the Amsterdam Business School at the University of Amsterdam.


Publications in journals with Peer-Review

  • Rosing, F., Boer, D., Buengeler, C., & Scheel T. (in press): The effectiveness of absence of humour in leadership in firefighting frontline communication: A reversal theory perspective. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. doi:10.1080/1359432X.2021.1948401

  • Leroy, H., Buengeler, C., Veestraeten, M., Shemla, M., & Hoever, I. (in press). Fostering team creativity through team-derived inclusion: The role of leader harvesting the benefits of diversity and cultivating value-in-diversity beliefs. Group & Organization Management. doi:10.1177/10596011211009683

  • Buengeler, C., Situmeang, F. B., van Eerde, W., & Wijnberg, N. M. (2021). Fluidity in project management teams across projects. International Journal of Project Management, 39(3), 282-294. doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2020.12.001

  • Buengeler, C., Piccolo, R. F., & Locklear, L. R. (2021). LMX differentiation and group outcomes: A framework and review drawing on group diversity insights. Journal of Management, 47(1), 260-287. doi:10.1177/0149206320930813

  • Homan, A.C., Gündemir, S., Buengeler, C., & Van Kleef, G. (2020). Leading diversity: Towards a theory of functional leadership in diverse teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105(10), 1101-1128. doi:10.1037/apl0000482
  • Kaluza, A., Boer, D., Buengeler, C., & Van Dick, R (2020). Leadership behaviour and leader self-reported well-being: A review, integration and meta-analytic examination. Work & Stress, 34(1), 34-56. doi:10.1080/02678373.2019.1617369
  • Meinecke, A. L., Hemshorn de Sanchez, C. S., Lehmann-Willenbrock, N., & Buengeler, C. (2019). Using state space grids for modelling temporal team dynamics. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, article 863. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00863
  • Buengeler, C., Leroy, H., & de Stobbeleir, K. (2018). How leaders shape the impact of HR’s diversity practices on employee inclusion. Human Resource Management Review, 28(3), 289-303. doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2018.02.005
  • Gebert, D., Buengeler, C., & Heinitz, K. (2017). Tolerance: A neglected dimension in diversity training? Academy of Management Learning & Education, 1(16), 3415-3438. doi:10.5465/amle.2015.0252
  • Buengeler, C., Klonek, F., Lehmann-Willenbrock, N., Morency, L. P., & Poppe, R. (2017). Killer apps: Developing novel applications that enhance team coordination, communication, and effectiveness. Small group research, 48(5), 591-620. doi:10.1177/1046496417721745
  • Buengeler, C., Homan, A. C., & Voelpel, S. C. (2016). The challenge of being a young manager: The effects of contingent reward and participative leadership on team-level turnover depend on leader age. Journal of Organizational Behavior37(8), 1224-1245. doi:10.1002/job.2101
  • Gebert, D., Heinitz, K., & Buengeler, C. K. (2016). Leaders' charismatic leadership and followers' commitment — The moderating dynamics of value erosion at the societal level. The Leadership Quarterly27(1), 98-108. doi:10.1016/j.leaqua.2015.08.006
  • Buengeler, C., & den Hartog, D. N. (2015). National diversity and team performance: The moderating role of interactional justice climate. International Journal of Human Resource Management26(6), 831-855. doi:10.1080/09585192.2014.991345
  • Homan, A. C., Buengeler, C., Eckhoff, R. A., van Ginkel, W. P., & Voelpel, S. C. (2015). The interplay of diversity training and diversity beliefs on team creativity in nationality diverse teams. Journal of Applied Psychology100(5), 1456-1467. doi:10.1037/apl0000013
  • Licklederer, C., Wolff, G., & Barth, J. (2008). Mental health and quality of life after genetic testing for Huntington disease: A long term effect study in Germany. American Journal of Medical Genetics. Part A146A, 2078-2085. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.32423

Book chapters with Peer-Review:

  • Kilduff, M. & Buengeler, C. (2019). Self-Monitoring – a Personality Theory for Network Research. In Brass, D. J., & Borgatti, S. P. (Eds.), Social Networks at Work. New York: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203701942-8
  • Skubinn, R., Buengeler, C., & Schank, C. (2019). Ethics in Leadership: Carving out the ethical core in current leadership theories. In A. Brink & J. Dahl Rendtorff (Eds.), Corporate Social Responsibility. Institutional and Organizational Perspectives. Wiesbaden: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-15407-3_5
  • Piccolo, R. F., Buengeler, C., & Judge, T. A. (2018). Leadership [Is] Organizational Citizenship Behavior. In P. M. Podsakoff, S. B. MacKenzie, & N. P. Podsakoff (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190219000.013.39
  • Buengeler, C., & Homan, A. C. (2015). Diversity in Teams: was macht diverse Teams erfolgreich? In P. Genkova, & T. Ringeisen (Eds.), Handbuch Diversity Kompetenz: Perspektiven und Anwendungsfelder (Springer NachschlageWissen). Wiesbaden: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-08003-7_39-1
  • van Eerde, W., & Buengeler, C. (2015). Meetings all over the world: Structural and psychological characteristics of meetings in different countries. In J. A. Allen, N. Lehmann-Willenbrock, & S. G. Rogelberg (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Meeting Science (pp. 177-202). New York: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9781107589735.009
  • Piccolo, R. F., & Buengeler, C. (2013). Behavioral approach to leadership. In R. W. Griffin (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Management. New York: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/obo/9780199846740-0040
  • Piccolo, R. F., & Buengeler, C. (2013). Leadership and goal setting. In E. A. Locke, & G. P. Latham (Eds.), New Developments in Goal Setting and Task Performance (pp. 357-374). New York: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203082744-37
  • Janz, K., Buengeler, C., Eckhoff, R. A., Homan, A. C., & Voelpel, S. C. (2012). Leveraging age diversity in times of demographic change: the crucial role of leadership. In C. L. Scott, & M. Y. Byrd (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society: Technologies and Concepts (pp. 163-184). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-1812-1.ch010