The RespectResearchGroup was founded in 2003 as a multidisciplinary research group and think tank. In our work, we investigate the essences and functions of different kinds of interpersonal respect in various domains, such as business, education, or society in general. Read here why ... more >>
July 1st, 2015 Colloquium: We invite graduates, doctoral students, and post-docs to apply for our 8th interdisciplinary colloquium, this time on the topic of "Leadership". It will take place from 1st to 4th October 2015 in Hamburg. Please find the Call for Applications here [in German] ...pdf>>
May 22nd,2015 Presentation: Catharina Decker presents her research on the buffering effect of respectful leadership in situations when leaders are not perceived as prototypical for their teams at the EAWOP conference.
May 22nd,2015 Poster: In the course of the EAWOP conference, Susan Reh discusses how factors as height, shape of the face, or posture affect leader charisma.
May 21st, Presentation: At the conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) in Oslo, Norway, Susan Reh presents her research "Keeping Rivals Down: The Effect of Dynamic Social Comparisons on Employee Behavior".
April 12th, 2015 Article: In the German journal "Wirtschaftspsychologie", Christina Mölders reports results on subjective perceptions of false tax declarations.
March 15th, 2015 Distinguished: Catharina Decker receives a travellers grant from the German Academic Exchange Sevice. Congrats!
January 30th, 2015 Conference report: The report on our research symposion 2014 is now online available [German only]....pdf >>
January 1st, 2015 Distinguished: Catharina Decker receives a finisher's scholarship from the Kühne Logistics University. Congrats!
January 1st, 2015 Wishes: We wish all our website visitors a Happy New Year!
December 23rd, 2014 Article: In the journal "Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell" [Economic Psychology Today], Catharina Decker, Christina Mölders and Niels Van Quaquebeke explain how the human need for respect can be satisfied in the workplace.
December 23rd, 2014 Article: In the journal "Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell" [Economic Psychology Today], Daniel Gläser cautions against collateral damages of financial incentives.
October 31st, 2014 Book chapter:Catharina Decker and Niels Van Quaquebeke contribute to Jörg Felfe's book on "Current Development in Leadership Research" with a chapter on Respectful Leadership [German].
October 21st, 2014 Presentation: Christina Mölders talks with 40 kids in Celle (GER) about what respect means and how to deal with a lack of respect. ...more>>
October 16th, 2014 Public discussion: "Does respect bear a quota?" We are looking forward to discussing this question with the guests of this year's public discussion at the Kühne Logistics University on October 16th at 6.30 pm. ...pdf>>
September 26th, 2014 Presentation:Katharina Silter presents her research on respect experiences of people with and without disabilities at the 49th Meeting of lecturers in social pedagogic in German speaking countries in Berlin.
September 21st, 2014 Poster: At the 49th Congress of the German Society of Psychology (DGPs) in Bochum, Katharina Silter shows reults on implications of social interaction quality for mental health.
August 28th, 2014 Poster: At the 28th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society in Innsbruck, Austria, Katharina Silter presents her research on how perceived respect in persons with learning difficulties buffers negative effects of loneliness.
July 12th, 2014 Poster: At the EASP (European Association of Social Psychology) conference in Amsterdam, Susan Reh presents her results on the effects of dynamic social comparisons on interpersonal helping. ...pdf>>
July 11th, 2014 Poster: At the EASP conference in Amsterdam, Ben Sahlmüller presents his research on consequences of dual leadership.
July 9th, 2014 Poster: At the EASP conference in Amsterdam, Daniel Gläser presents his research on how bonuses in companies foster interpersonal deviance depending on the employees' competitiveness. ...pdf>>
July 9th, 2014 Poster: At the EASP conference in Amsterdam, Christina Mölders presents her results on how disrespectful behavior of sngle politicians can undermine trust in politicians in general. ...pdf>>
June 11th, 2014 Presentation:Catharina Decker presents current results on "Relationship-building between police and ethnic minorities: The impact of police presence and respect" at the "The Stockholm Criminology Symposium".
May 16th, 2014 Colloquium:We invite graduates, doctoral students, and post-docs to apply for our 7th interdisciplinary colloquium, this time on the topic of "Respect and Justice". It will take place from 16th to 19th October 2014 in Hamburg. Please find the Call for Applications here [in German] ...pdf >>
May16th, 2014 Presentation: At the SIOP meeting in Honolulu,
Catharina Decker explains why respectful leadership enhances employees' work satisfaction and how this effect can beintensified.
April 10th, 2014Distinguished!The article "My city - my brand: the different roles of residents in place branding" from Sebastian Zenker published in the Journal of Place Management and Development was selected by the Editors as Outstanding Paper 2013. Congratulation!
April 4th, 2014 Presentation: About 200 kids in Georgsmarienhütte (GER) discuss with Christina Mölders what respect means and why it is so important.
March 17th, 2014Article (Psychologie heute): Niels Van
Quaquebeke, Catharina Decker and Jan Borkowski explain why respectful leadership is so important [German only]....www>>
March 11th, 2014 Article (P&M): Sebastian Zenker and Niels Van Quaquebeke published their new article "Using Polynomial Regression Analysis and Response Surface Methodology to Make a Stronger Case for Value Congruence in Place Marketing" in the journal Psychology & Marketing. ...www>>
March 10th, 2014 Article (Cities): Sebastian Zenker and Natascha Rütter published their new article "Is Satisfaction the Key? The Role of Citizen Satisfaction, Place Attachment, and Place Brand Attitude on Positive Citizen Behavior" in the journal Cities. ...www>>
February 26th, 2014 Travel grant: For her presentation on "Two Types of Respect and their Impact on Job Satisfaction" at the SIOP conference in Honolulu, Hawaii, Catharina Decker receives travel grants from the German Police University and the German Academic Exchange Service.
December 3rd, 2013 Colloquium summary: The summary of our 2013 interdisciplinary colloquium on responsibility is now available [in German]. Thanks to everyone involved in it, we had a magnificent time! ...pdf >>
October 31st, 2013 Public discussion: The RespectResearchGroup cordially invites to a public discussion on "Economy as a punching bag?" ...more >>
October 21st, 2013 Presentation: In the course of the Hamburg Kids' University, Christina Mölders explains "What does respect mean?"
September 4th, 2013 Presentation:Christina Mölders presents her study on "Winning by being moral: Respect for political opponents convinces voters" at the 14th Meeting of the German "Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie" (FGSP) in Hagen, Germany.
European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology. ...www >> May 22nd, 2013 Echo:Dr. Tilman Eckloff gives an interview for the Publik-Forum "The freedom of others is also my freedom" ...pdf >> May 6th, 2013 Distinguished: Julia Johannsen has been selected for the program 'X-Change for Competence' for young professionals from Germany and Israel. The program is set up by the German-Israeli Future Forum and the Bertelsmann Foundation. ...more >> April 29th, 2013 Event: The RespectResearchGroup invites graduates, doctoral students, and post-docs to apply until July 12th for our 6th interdisciplinary colloquium, this time on the topic of
"Responsibility". It will take place from the 31st of October to the 3rd of November 2013 in Hamburg and at Schloss Hasenwinkel in Northwestern Mecklenburg close to the Bibowsee. See the Call for Applications here [in German] ...pdf >> April 19th, 2013 Jubilee: The RRG celebrates its 10th birthday! We cordially invite everyone who's interested to get to know us and learn more about our projects on May, 29th from 6 p.m. in the Hamburg University Guesthouse. In order to register please contact Christina Moelders, firstname.lastname@example.org by May 22nd.
April 19th, 2013 Presentation:Catharina Decker gives a presentation about "Respectful Behavior as Key Competence for Medical Care" at the Interprofessional Congress for Care of Springer Medicine in Dresden. March 21st, 2013 Echo:Dr. Tilman Eckloff discusses the importance of respect for satisfaction and happiness with the job and in private in the Apotheken Umschau. ...www >>