News 2009

November 19th-21st, 2009 Service (Workshop): Dr. Tilman Eckloff moderated of a seminar in Dierhagen for the “Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur Mecklenburg- Vorpommern Institut für Qualitätsentwicklung (IQMV)” using the betzavta- approach.

Nobember 10th, 2009 Service (Consulting): Dr. Tilman Eckloff finished a research based consulting project for the Department of Education and Psychology of the FU Berlin on teachers with a migration background.

November 1st, 2009 Service (ThinkTank): Three members of the RespectResearchGroup were appointed to the German ThinkTank of the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung. Dr. Swantje Möller for a project on “The future of teacher education”, Dr. Tilman Eckloff for a project on “The creative society” und Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke for a project on”Public leadership” … more >>

October 30th-31th, 2009 Service (Workshop): Dr. Tilman Eckloff moderated a seminar in Halle for the Nemetschek and Doris- Wuppermann- Stiftung using the betzavta- approach.

October, 28th, 2009 Presentation in Salzburg: Dr. Tilman Eckloff was invited to talk about respect in leader- follower relationships at the Psychology Colloquium at the University of Salzburg.

October 14th, 2009 Book: Moritz Meyer, Dr. Tilman Eckloff, and Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke published a book on how teachers can win or loose respect of their students. …more>> …pdf>>

October 12th-17th, 2009 Symposion in Kassel & Berlin:As part of the II. session of the Transatlantic Doctoral Academy on Corporate Responsibility, Jan Borkowski presents his work on “When does respectful leadership succeed?” …www >>

October 10th, 2009 Article (Journal of Business Ethics): Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke and Alice Buxton published a study on why not only ideal values but also counter- ideal values should be considered in the discussion on values in the realm of leadership… mehr >>

September 26th, 2009 Service (Workshop): Jan Borkowski gave a workshop on respectful leadership at the 2009 Berlin Leadership Day …www >>

September 26th, 2009 Service (Presentation): Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke talked about culture and values as part of the 2009 manage the change symposium of MMT Management Consulting … www >>

September 17th, 2009 Conference Proceedings:The conference proceedings of the interdisciplinary research colloquium hosted by the RespectResearchGroup in July 2009 are now available [in German] …pdf >>

September 7th, 2009 Service (Presentation): Jan Borkowski was invited to speak about respectful leadership at the senior management retreat of Diakoniewerk Kirchröder Turm in Hannover/Germany …www>>

August 28th, 2009 Echo (Publik-Forum): Dr. Tilman Eckloff and Jan Borkowski gave an interview to Publik- Forum magazine on “Respect – contrast and tolerance” …pdf >>

August 24th, 2009 Research Grant: The Leuphana Universitätsgesellschaft Lüneburg [Society of the Leuphana University Luneburg] supports Jan Borkowski’s research into “Antecedents of respectful leadership” with 400 EUR.

August 13th, 2009 Echo (SWR 1): Dr. Tilman Eckloff was interviewed about respect. …www>> …mp3>>

July 24th-26th, 2009 Event (Research colloquium): Enormous interest – more than 80 highly qualified PhD students applied for the 20 places at the research colloquium hosted by the RespectResearchGroup. A multifaceted program is awaiting the participants …more >>

July 24th, 2009 Event (Panel discussion): The group is hosting a panel discussion on “Diversity – A Bump for Efficiency or a Boost for Enrichment” with a top class panel in Hamburg. The discussion will be in German only. You are warmly invited to join …pdf >>

July 1st, 2009 Echo (CI-Magazin): Dr. Tilman Eckloff and Jan Borkowski were interviewed by CI- Magazin about contrast and tolerance …pdf >>

June 26th, 2009 Echo (Public Discourse): The US American ThinkTank “The Witherspoon Institute” has taken the ideas on respect by the RespectResearchGroup and developed them further regarding the issue of Islam and civil society…www >>

June 20th, 2009 Echo (Die Fachkraft): The infoservice for technical workers uses to the research of the RespectResearchGroup to investigate the issue of absenteeism and turnover in more depth …www >>

June 19th, 2009 Event (Day of Research): Anja Schmerling, Anna Beregova and Tilman Eckloff presented the RespectResearchGroup at the “Day of Research” at the University of Hamburg.

June 11th, 2009 Event (PhD Defense): Tilman Eckloff has successfully defended his PhD thesis on “respectful leadership and its consequences”. Congratulations!

May 19th, 2009 Article (Journal of Business Ethics): New article on the concept of respectful leadership …www >>

May 12th, 2009 Presentation in Cologne:Sebastian Zenker was invited to talk about his research at the annual meeting of the Bundesvereinigung City- und Stadtmarketing Deutschland e.V. (bcsd).

April 15th 2009 Article (Menschen – Das Magazin): New Article on the topic of power, influence and violence …pdf >>

April 9th, 2009 Distinguished!:Jan Borkowski, PhD candidate with the RespectResearchGroup, received a scholarship of the Konrad- Adenauer- Stiftung program for gifted post- graduates.

April 1th-8th, 2009 Service (Workshop):Tilman Eckloff works as moderator of the German- Israeli youth encounter in Israel by using the betzavta- approach.

April 2nd, 2009 Echo (Deutschlandfunk): In an extensive interview, members of the RespectResearchGroup present their viewpoint on the issue of respect …www >> … mp3 >>

March 31th, 2009 Service (Consulting): Tilman Eckloff finished a consulting project for the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture in cooperation with the Akademie Führung und Kompetenz.

March 27th, 2009 Event (Open doors): Under the topic “the utility of respect”, the RespectResearchGroup presents some of its past and current research projects. …more >>

February 20th, 2009 Symposium in Leiden: Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke presented his conception of the term “respect” as part of aresearch symposium on”Pride, Respect, and Work Motivation”…www >>

February 15th, 2009 Echo (SWR 2 Radio): “Neither hot nor cold – about the evil of indifference” was the topic of a broadcast by Doris Weber. Jan Borkowski and Tilman Eckloff were interviewed on the topic …www >>

January 19th-24th, 2009 Symposium in Montreal: As part of his admission to the Transatlantic Doctoral Academy on Corporate Responsibility, Jan Borkowski presents his research project on “when can respectful leadership be successful”…www >>

January 17th, 2009 Symposium in Hamburg: At the 25th Hamburg Symposium on Methodology of Social Psychology, Sebastian Zenker and Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke present how personal values work in the context of talent migration and how city slogans can communicate such values. …www >>

January 5th, 2009 Echo (Zeitschrift für Personalführung): Dr. Niels van Quaquebeke in an interview on the issue of respect in business…pdf >>

January 5th, 2009 Article (Zeitschrift für Personalführung): In this article, some of our staff sketch why the general perspective on leadership in organizations has been missing a crucial point …pdf >>

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