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Durham University

Research & business

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Professor Barbara Wisse, PhD

Professor in Managment in the Business School

(email at barbara.wisse@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Barbara Wisse is Professor in Management at Durham University. She obtained her PhD in psychology from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands (1999). After having held appointments at University of Amsterdam and the VU University Amsterdam, she moved to the Psychology Department of the University of Groningen in 2009 were she still holds a position. Her work focuses explicitly on power and leadership processes and often revolves around topics such as ethics and morality, emotions, personality, and the psychological effects of change. Barbara has published in the main journals in the field of psychology, management and organizational behavior. Occasionally she provides evidence-based consulting and leadership development sessions.

Mini Biography

Barbara Wisse is Professor in Management at Durham University. She obtained her PhD in psychology from the University of Leiden, The Netherlands (1999). After having held appointments at University of Amsterdam and the VU University Amsterdam, she moved to the Psychology Department of the University of Groningen in 2009 were she still holds a position.

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Leadership
  • Power
  • Dark Triad
  • Emotions
  • Change

Publications