Peer reviewed journal articles

Behnke, J., Rispens, S., & Demerouti, E. (accepted). Does the interplay of diversity and inclusion buffer the impairment of health and well-being in a STEM organization? Journal of Personnel Psychology.

Patil, V., Tan, T., Rispens, S., Dabadghao, S., & Demerouti, E. (2022). Supplier sustainability: A comprehensive review and future research directionsSustainable Manufacturing and Service Economics.

Halgas, E. A., van Eijndhoven, K. H. J., Gevers, J. M. P., Wiltshire, T. J., Westerink, J. H. D. M., & Rispens, S. (2022). A review of using wearable technology to assess team functioning and performance. Small Group Research.

Berkers, H. A., Rispens, S., & Le Blanc, P. M. (accepted). The role of robotization in work design: A comparative case study among logistic warehouses. International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Wang, H., Demerouti, E., & Rispens, S. (accepted). Boosting creativity in functional diverse workgroups: The importance of help-seeking behavior and openness to experience. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.

Tian, W., Wang, H., & Rispens, S. (2021). How and when job crafting relates to employee creativity: The important roles of work engagement and perceived work group status diversityInternational Journal of Environment Research and Public Health18, 291-308.

Rispens, S., Jehn, K.A., & Steinel, W. (2020). Conflict management style asymmetry in short-term project groups. Small Group Research.

Van Zyl, L., Van Oort, A., Rispens, S., & Olckers, C. (2019). Work engagement, innovative work behaviour and task performance within a global IT-company. Current Psychology.

Dubbelt, L., Demerouti, E., & Rispens, S. (2019). The value of job crafting for work engagement, task performance, and career satisfaction: Longitudinal and quasi-experimental evidence among university employeesEuropean Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 28(3), 300-314.

Oostinga, M.S.D., Rispens, S., Taylor, P.J., & Ufkes, E. G. (2018). Crisis negotiations and the link between theory and practice: Celebrating the work of Ellen Giebels. Negotiations and Conflict Management Research, 14, 146-159.

Van Erp, K., Rispens, S., Gevers, J., & Demerouti, E. (2018). Empowering public service employees to face bystander conflict: Enhancing resources through a training intervention. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 91(1), 84-109. (first 3 authors contributed equally)

Dubbelt, L., Rispens, S. & Demerouti, E. (2016). Gender discrimination and job characteristics. Career Development International, 21(3), 230-245.

Dubbelt, L., Demerouti, E., & Rispens, S. (2016). Self-regulation: Women’s key to unlocking the resources in the self-domain. Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 224 (1), 46-56.

Dubbelt, L., Rispens, S., & Demerouti, E. (2016). Work engagement and research output among female and male scientists: A diary study. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 15, 55-65.

Giebels, E., de Reuver, R., Rispens, S., & Ufkes, E. (2016). The critical roles of conflict and job autonomy for the relationship between proactive personality and employee innovative behavior.  The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 52(3), 320-341.

Gevers, J., Rispens, S., & Li., J. (2016). Pacing style diversity and team collaboration: the importance of temporal familiarity in action planning. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, & Practice, 20 (2), 78-92.

Rispens, S. & Demerouti, E. (2016). Conflict at work, negative emotions, and performance: A diary study.  Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 9(2), 130-119. (NCMR Article of the Year Award for 2016)

Van Erp, K. J.P.M., Rispens, S., Gevers, J.M.P., & Demerouti, E. (2015). When bystanders become bothersome: The negative consequences of bystander conflict and the moderating role of resilience. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology,24(3), 402-419.

Demerouti, E., & Rispens, S. (2014). Improving the image of student recruited samples: A commentary. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 87, 34-41.

Stel, M., Van den Bos, K., Sim, S., & Rispens, S. (2013). Mimicry and just world beliefs: Mimicking makes men view the world as more personally just. British Journal of Social Psychology, 52(3), 397-411.

Jehn, K.A., Rispens, S., Jonsen, K., & Greer, L.L. (2013). Conflict contagion: A temporal, multi-level perspective on the development of conflict within teams. International Journal of Conflict Management, 24(4), 352 – 373. (Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2014)

Van Erp, K. J. P. M., Gevers, J. M. P., Rispens, S., & Demerouti, E. (2013). Handen af van onze hulpverleners: De impact van omstanderconflict op werknemers in de hulp- en dienstverlenende sector. Gedrag en Organisatie, 26(2), 133-155. [in Dutch].

Janss, R., Rispens, S., Segers, M., & Jehn, K. A. (2012). What is happening under the surface? Power and conflict and the performance of medical action teams. Medical Education, 46, 838-849.

Römer, M., Rispens, S., Giebels, E., & Euwema, M. (2012) A helping hand? The moderating role of leaders’ conflict management behavior on the conflict-stress relationship of employees. Negotiation Journal, 28, 253-277.

Rispens, S. (2012). The influence of conflict issue importance on the co-occurrence of task and relationship conflict in teams. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 3, 349-367.

Rispens, S., & Jehn, K. A. (2012). De veelzijdigheid van intrateam conflict: Constructie en test van een Nederlandstalig instrument voor het meten van conflict typen en conflict dimensies. [The versatility of intrateam conflict: Construction and test of a Dutch instrument for measuring conflict types and conflict dimensions]. Gedrag en Organisatie, 25, 177-191.

Rispens, S., Greer, L. L., Jehn, K. A., & Thatcher, S. M. B. (2011). Not so bad after all: How relational closeness buffers the effect of relationship conflict on helpful and deviant group behaviors.  Negotiation and Conflict Management Research, 4, 277-269.

Stel, M., Rispens, S., Lokhorst, A. M., & Leliveld, M. (2011). The consequences of mimicry for prosocials and proselfs: Effects of social value orientation on the mimicry-liking link. European Journal of Social Psychology, 41, 269-274.

Jehn, K. A., Rispens, S., & Thatcher, S. M. B. (2010). The effects of conflict asymmetry on workgroup and individual outcomes. Academy of Management Journal, 53, 596-616. (IACM 2012 Outstanding Published Article Award)

Rispens, S. (2009). Do fights prohibit helping? The influence of task interdependence and conflict norms on helping behavior during task conflict. International Journal of Conflict Management, 20, 158-172.

Rispens, S., Greer, L. L., & Jehn, K. A. (2007). It could be worse: A study on the alleviating roles of trust and connectedness in intragroup conflict. International Journal of Conflict Management, 18 (4), 325-344. (Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008)

Van Goor, H., & Rispens, S. (2004). A middle class image of society: A study of undercoverage and nonresponse bias in a telephone survey. Quality and Quantity 38, 35-49. I

Rispens, S., & Van Goor, H. (2000). Een vertekend beeld van de maatschappij? [A distorted image of society?] Sociologische Gids, 6, 448-474 (in Dutch).

Books and chapters in edited volumes

Behnke, J., Rispens, S., & Demerouti, E. (2021). A JD-R perspective on Diversity and Inclusion. In J. Hassard & L. D. Torres (Eds.), Aligning Perspectives in Gender Mainstreaming. Gender, Health, Safety and Wellbeing (pp. 19-36). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.

Rispens, S. (2021). Engaging in Collaboration and Conflict. In T. Hernaus & M. Černe (Eds.), Becoming an Organizational Scholar: Navigating the Academic Odyssey (pp. 158-172). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.

Rispens, S., Behnke, J., & Peeters, M. (2020). Diversiteit op het Werk. [Diversity at Work] In W. Schaufeli & A. B. Bakker (Eds.), De Psychologie van Arbeid en Gezondheid [The psychology of work and health](pp. 401-411). Houten (NL): Bohn Stafleu van Loghum (in Dutch).

Rispens, S. (2014). Constructive and destructive conflict. In N. M. Ashkanasy, O. B. Ayoko, & K. A. Jehn (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Conflict Management (pp.19-32). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Edgar Publishing.

Jehn, K.A., Jonsen, K., & Rispens, S. (2014). Relationships at work: Intragroup conflict and the continuation of task and social relationships in workgroups. Current Topics in Management, 17 (pp. 1-23), Greenwich C.T.: JAI Press.

Demerouti, E., Van Erp, K., Gevers, J., & Rispens, S. (2014). Training interventions for teams in high-stake professions. In C.K.W. de Dreu (Ed.), Conflict and Security: Basic principles and interventions (pp. 166-182). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Van Erp, K. J. P. M., Rispens, S., Gevers, J. M. P., Demerouti E. (2013). Handen af van onze helpers: De negatieve effecten van omstanderconflict en de bufferende rol van veerkracht. Jaarboek Sociale Psychologie 2012. Groningen: ASPO Pers. [in Dutch].

Jehn, K. A., Rispens, S., & Thatcher, S. M. B. T. (2012). Conflict about conflict. In E. Mannix & M. Neale (Eds.), Research on Managing Groups and Teams (pp. 133-160). Stamford (CT): JAI Press.

Rispens, S., & Jehn, K. A. (2010). Conflict in workgroups: Constructive, destructive, and conflict asymmetry. In D. De Cremer, K. Murnighan, & R. van Dick (Eds.). Social Psychology and Organizations (pp. 185-202).

Rispens, S., Giebels, E., & Jehn, K. A. (2010). Hostile actions: Integrating theories of abusive supervision and conflict asymmetry. In B. Schyns & T. Hansbrough (Eds.). When leadership goes wrong: Destructive leadership, mistakes and ethical failures (pp. 203-222). Greenwhich (CT), Information Age Publishing.

Jehn, K. A. & Rispens, S. (2008). Conflict in workgroups. In C.I. Cooper & J. Barlings (Eds.): Handbook of Organizational Behavior, Volume 1: Micro Approaches  (pp. 262-276). Thousand Oakes (CA): Sage Publications Inc.

Rispens, S. (2006). Multiple interdependencies and workgroup effectiveness. Ph.D. Thesis, Leiden University.

Bosch-Sijtsema, P., & Rispens, S. (2004). Knowledge transfer in virtual teams: A social network approach. In S. Reddy (Ed.), Virtual Teams –Contemporary Insights (pp. 136-158). ICFAI Books.

Professional publications

Rispens, S., & Lopez Arteaga, I. (2018). Facilitating multidisciplinary collaboration. Report for 4TU.EE innovation Fund.

Rispens, S. (2015). Evaluatie van de Agressie Dilemmasessies in Wijkteams. Rapport voor het Ministerie van BZK.

Jonsen, K., Jehn, K.A., Rispens, S., & Greer, L.L. (2015). Conflict contagion: A virus to watch for and treat early. European Management Review, March/April, 63- 66.

Rispens, S., Janssen, S., Weel, A., & Wielaard, P. (2014). Kennisdossier Discriminatie. Retrieved from

Van Gool, P.J.R., Demerouti, E., & Rispens, S. (2014). Rapport onderzoek naar het tenure track beleid van Nederlandse universiteiten. LNVH Rapport. Retrieved from

Bastiaanssen, M., Rispens, S., Taris, T., e.a. (2013). De werkende mens als mikpunt: Multidisciplinaire richtlijn agressie en geweld in de werksituatie. ARBO, 7 (8), 20-23.

Rispens, S., Taris, T.W., Van den Bossche, S., Gouw, A., Gorissen-Van de Rijt, S., Dogger, J., Tweehuysen, H. & van der Velde, C. (2013). Achtergronddocument bij de multidisciplinaire richtlijn agressie en geweld in de werksituatie. Utrecht: NVAB.

Rispens, S., Taris, T.W., Van den Bossche, S., Gouw, A., Gorissen-Van de Rijt, S., Dogger, J., Tweehuysen, H. & van der Velde, C. (2013). Multidisciplinaire richtlijn Agressie en geweld in de werksituatie. Utrecht: NVAB.

Van Goor, H., & Rispens, S. (2001). De zwijgende meerderheid. Economisch Statistische Berichten, februari, 4296,182-183.