News 2008

December 19th, 2008 Echo (Frankfurter Rundschau): “It’s not about being nice” says Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke in an interview on respect. www

December 4th-6th, 2008 Conference in Berlin:Sebastian Zenker presented part of his work at the “International Conference Marketing Cities: Place Branding in Perspective” at the city hall in Berlin. …www >>

December 4th, 2008 Echo (Tink): Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke was interviewed by the Swiss youth portal Tink.ch on the topic of respect. www

November 11th, 2008 Research grant: The Research Support Department of the University of Hamburg supports the work of the RespectResearchGroup with 1000,- Euro.

October 27th, 2008 Presentation in Jena:Tilman Eckloff was invited to talk about respect in leader- follower relationships at the Social Psychology Colloquium at the Friedrich- Schiller- University Jena.

October 25th, 2008 Article (Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie):Tilman Eckloff and Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke present two studies in which they show how identification processes mediate the relationship between leader categorization and subordinates’ openness to a leader’s influence. pdf

October 21th, 2008 Article (MTP Mehrwert): Sebastian Zenker wrote for the German MTP Mehrwert about the needs of the Creative Class and the opportunities for the city of Hamburg. pdf

October 1st, 2008 New team member: Jan Borkowski started a PhD with the RespectResearchGroup after having worked for the Boston Consulting Group for the last two years. His thesis will focus on respectful leadership.

September 6th, 2008 Research grant: The Research Support Department of the University of Hamburg supports the work of the RespectResearchGroup with 1000,- Euro.

Sept. 5th, 2008 Presentation (University Clinic Eppendorf): Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke and Tilman Eckloff were invited to talk about advanced statistics regarding continuos variables at the University Clinic Hamburg Eppendorf.

Aug. 26th, 2008 Service (Debate): Sebastian Zenker was invited as a guest speaker from the “Junge Union (CDU)” for a political discussion about talent migration and Hamburg city branding.

Aug. 25th, 2008 Echo (Psychologie Heute): Respect was the lead topic. In “Respect from the heart” Ingrid Strobl writes about the phenomenon in today’s society and refers to the RespectResearchGroups’s research.pdf

Aug 20th-29th, 2008 Service (Workshop): Tilman Eckloff works as moderator of the German- Israeli youth encounter “Through Each Others’ Eyes – to experience and understand Germany” by using the betzavta- approach

Aug. 15th, 2008 Echo (Concret):The German magazine Concret wrote an article about respectful leadership based on our work. pdf

July 30th, 2008 Article (Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie): Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke and Prof. Felix Brodbeck present two instruments to capture leader categorization in German speaking countries and a scale which captures subordinates’ respect for their leaders. pdf

July 20th-25th, 2008 Conferences in Berlin:Tilman Eckloff and Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke of the RespectResearchGroup present some works at the 24th International Congress of Psychology and at the 9th Leadership Meeting in Berlin.

July 16th, 2008 Event (PhD Defense):Swantje Möller successfully defended her PhD thesis.

June 1st, 2008 DVD “What’s respect?”: The WBF (Institut für Weltkunde in Bildung und Forschung) has produced a DVD to be used in high-schools. The topic of respect is illustrated via a documentation of a class council, conveyed via a hip-hopper, and explained by Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke. www

May 17th, 2008 Article (Social Psychology and Values):In a book section we describe the development and validation of our scale for the assessment of respectful leadership behavior. pdf

May 16th, 2008 Echo (werte[haltig]):The magazine werte[haltig] wrote on results of our research on respectful leadership in “Respect as factor of success”. pdf

May 15th, 2008 Article (360° Journal): Guest article on “Power: Energy of the social world”. pdf

May 13th, 2008 Echo (Financial Times Deutschland): The ENABLE part of the FTD wrote about a respectful “no”. pdf

May 8th-9th, 2008 Conference in Portsmouth: Tilman Eckloff presented part of his work on respectful leadership at the Leadership Meeting in Portsmouth, UK.

May 6th, 2008 New team member:By means of grant money from the Business-Ethics-Foundation Hamburg Suzanne van Gils starts her PhD within the RespectResearchGroup at the Rotterdam School of Management. www

April 5th, 2008 Echo (Hamburger Abendblatt Journal): “Respect is the social lubricant of our society”, Theodor- Wolff awardee Özlem Topcu in an interview with Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke. pdf

February 27th, 2008 Workshop (Respect at Work):Tilman Eckloff gave a vocational training on “respect at the workplace” in cooperation with Mehde & Banse Personaltraining und Beratung at the Klinikum Rothenburg.

February 27th, 2008 Echo (Stuttgarter Nachrichten):The Stuttgarter Nachrichten Newspaper wrote on respect and results of our research. pdf

February 7th-10th, 2008 Conference in Albuquerque: Tilman Eckloff presented part of his work on respectful leadership at the 9th Annual Conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Albuquerque, New Mexico. pdf

February 9th, 2008 Echo (Alles für die Frau): The women magazine interviewed Niels van Quaquebeke on how to get more respect. pdf

Jan. 30th, 2008 Echo (e-Journal Wissenswert): The e-Journal Wissenswert wrote on results of our research on respect and self-determination. pdf

Jan. 22th, 2008 Research support: SystemOne provides the RespectResearchGroup with its information interface.

Jan. 14th, 2008 Event (The RespectResearchGroup as a guest of the German President): The Federal President Horst Köhler honoured the winner of the “landmarks of idears 2007 contest” at the Annual Reception in Berlin.

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