People and Organisations PhD, Work and organizational psychology
Specialization domain(s):

- Proactive and prosocial behavior, Emotions and well-being, Time issues, Employee voice, Organizational change, Work-life interface, Work councils


Anita joined NEOMA (Rouen Campus) as Assistant Professor at the Department of People and Organisations in 2018. Previously, she worked as Research Assistant at the University of Mannheim and the University of Konstanz (both Germany). She was also Visiting Fellow under the Lim Kim San Fellowship in Leadership at the Singapore Management University. Anita received her doctoral degree in Work and Organizational Psychology from the University of Mannheim. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in Psychology at the University of Münster (Germany). Anita’s research focuses on proactive work behaviours, especially employee voice. She studies what motivates employees to initiate changes on a daily basis, and how bringing about change affects employees’ well-being. Her work was published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. She received several research grants, amongst others Start-up Funding from the University of Mannheim and a State Graduate Scholarship from the State of Baden-Württemberg (Germany).