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Sabine Raeder

Sabine Raeder
ETH Zurich | ETH Zürich · Department of Management, Technology, and Economics

Dr. rer. pol.

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Introduction
Current research interests: - Development and dynamics of employee outcomes (e.g., psychological contracts, organizational citizenship behaviour) - Contextual effects on employee outcomes through Human resource management practices, organizational change and organizational culture - Flexible working practices and multiple jobholding - Quantitative methods: longitudinal modelling, multilevel modelling
Additional affiliations
February 2008 - present
University of Oslo
Position
  • Professor (Full)
April 2007 - present
ETH Zurich
Position
  • Lecturer
July 1999 - December 2007
ETH Zurich
Position
  • Researcher/Senior Researcher
Education
November 1985 - December 1992

Publications

Publications (67)
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This longitudinal study probes the relationship between employability and burnout among employees from a company undergoing reorganization. We advanced employability as a personal resource that relates negatively to burnout. We expected that this hypothesis would hold for different operationalizations of employability, including (1) job-related and...
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Employability is highly important to individuals in coping with job insecurity. Although many employability models have been developed, few studies have tested determinants of employ- ability empirically. This longitudinal study aims to analyze core determinants of perceived employability. These were tested using a sample of 465 employees (time 1)...
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Organizational research has paid little attention to multiple jobholders. This study investigated the psychological contracts of multiple jobholders in relation to each employment contract and the nonstandard work arrangement of multiple jobholding. The sample consisted of 141 multiple jobholders with two or more jobs and either employed or self-em...
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The contingency perspective on human resource management (HRM) advocates that HRM practices fit the internal or external situation of the organization. Organizational change has not been considered to be one of these contingencies, although in many organizations, the HR department is responsible for implementing and managing change. This study in t...
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Globalization is on the agenda as a cause of job insecurity, but knowledge regarding the relationship between globalization, management practices, and employee job insecurity is in fact limited. This study aims to investigate this multilevel association, defining globalization by the interrelated aspects of competition, liberalization, and technolo...
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Psychological contracts have been established as an important predictor of employee attitudes, behavior, and health, but the potential antecedents of psychological contracts are not yet fully understood. Leadership is one of the contextual antecedents with a sufficiently large body of research that is suited for a meta-analysis. A meta-analysis of...
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Automatisierung im Rahmen des HRM 4.0 bewirkt die Standardisierung von Prozessen, reduziert soziale Interaktion und erfordert Transparenz im Umgang mit erhobenen Daten. Für eine lang- fristige Beschäftigungsbeziehung braucht es zusätzlich unterstützende Massnahmen.
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Digitalisation of production is expected to intensify an ongoing transformation of the psychological contract. This chapter analyses how digital practices of human resource management (HRM 4.0) affect psychological contracts. To perform this analysis, two attributes of HRM 4.0 (standardisation and reduced social interaction) and two demands on HRM...
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Organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) has been found to vary over time, but its longitudinal development has remained unexplored. Drawing from event system theory and human capital theory, we investigate the development of OCB over time and contextualize it with events in the organization that affect employees and their work tasks and with reso...
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Für viele haben sich die Beschäftigungsverhältnisse in den letzten Jahren verändert, weg von einer langjährigen Beschäftigung – eventuell von der Ausbildung bis zur Pensionierung – bei einer Vollzeit-Festanstellung hin zu einer kürzeren Beschäftigungsdauer, einer Teilzeitanstellung oder Temporärarbeit. Trotz der Zunahme an flexibler Arbeit gehören...
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Organizations rely on human resource management (HRM) practices to steer organizational change, but little is known about the effects of HRM practices on employees’ attitudes towards change. This study aims to investigate the relationship between employees’ perception of HRM practices and their commitment to change. The sample comprised 221 employe...
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In this study, a training program used during a large-scale reform resulting from the implementation of a new school law was evaluated. The evaluation was theoretically founded on the research of training transfer assuming that new knowledge and skills must be transferred to the work context to ensure the effectiveness of the training. An evaluatio...
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Der psychologische Vertrag bezieht sich auf Verpflichtungen, Versprechen und Erwartungen in Bezug auf die Beschäftigungsbeziehung. Die bestehende Forschung zeigt Zusammenhänge zwischen relationalen psychologischen Verträgen, Vertragserfüllung oder Vertragsinhalten einerseits und Laufbahn und Karriere andererseits auf. Laufbahnförderliche organisati...
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Bislang fehlt ein Nachweis, ob Personalmanagementsysteme Karrieren fördern und welche Maßnahmen des Personalmanagements Karrieren voranbringen. In der bestehenden Forschung wurden einzelne Maßnahmen des Personalmanagements (z. B. Training und Entwicklung, Mentoring, Karriereentwicklung, Talentmanagement, Leistungsbeurteilung) in Bezug zu objektivem...
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The internet seems promising for delivering interventions to enhance well-being in a normal population. The aim of this study was to test the effects of an internet-based positive psychology intervention targeting gratitude, pleasant activities, strengths, mastery, acts of kindness, optimism, flow, attributions, and mindfulness. One-hundred and twe...
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Human Resource Management (HRM) practices, such as selection, training or performance-related pay, are primarily implemented in organizations to increase productivity. Until now, too little is known about how HRM practices lead to higher productivity. More recently, research has sought to explain this relationship through employee attitudes and beh...
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This study investigated trajectories of maternal parenting behavior across the infants' first 18 months of life in relation to maternal depression. Furthermore, predictors of the quality of the mother-infant relationship at 18 months were examined. Participants consisted of three types of mother-infant dyads: mothers with comorbid depression and an...
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Stress is commonly experienced by many people and it is a contributing factor to many mental and physical health conditions, However, few efforts have been made to develop and test the effects of interventions for stress. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a Web-based stress-reduction intervention on stress, investigate mindfulness...
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This article investigates the relationship between HRM practices and organisational performance, considering the fulfilment of the psychological contract as an intermediate variable. Apart from testing the influences of a high-investment HRM system index on the psychological contract, the influence of individual HRM practices and their interaction...
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New career patterns and shifting psychological contracts pose new challenges to organizations and their career management practices. This study examines the need for an individualized approach to career management, taking into account the changing conditions of careers. Therefore, the hypotheses that “new” versus traditional types of career orienta...
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The effects of transformational leadership are contingent on the complexity of the context in which the leadership is executed. This study examined transformational leadership in the context of international project teams and its relationship to team performance, work adjustment, and job satisfaction. The mediating influence of trust in the team wa...
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Die Beziehung zwischen Mitarbeitenden und Unternehmen kann rein ökonomisch als Austausch von Arbeit gegen Geld verstanden werden. Diese Austauschbeziehung ist durch einen Arbeitsvertrag juristisch abgesichert, der auch weitere Merkmale der Beziehung definiert wie beispielsweise Arbeitszeiten und Bedingungen für die Beendigung des Vertragsverhältnis...
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Seglem, K. B., Oppedal, B. & Raeder, S. (2011). Predictors of depressive symptoms among resettled unaccompanied refugee minors. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology 52, 457–464. This study investigated the level and predictors of depressive symptoms among unaccompanied refugee minors after resettlement in Norway. Participants (N = 414) were resettled...
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Flexicurity assessed. A questionnaire for organizational and employee flexibility and security Flexicurity assessed. A questionnaire for organizational and employee flexibility and security Gedrag & Organisatie, volume 24, September 2011, nr. 3, pp. 286-303.Flexicurity, the balance between security and flexibility, is an important theme in Human Re...
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Flexicurity, the balance between security and flexibility, is an important theme in Human Resource Management in Europe for employers as well as employees (Freese, Paauwe & Schalk, 2009). A questionnaire was developed to assess perceptions of employees on security and flexibility, a Dutch version of an original Swiss instrument (Raeder, Wittekind,...
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This study investigated the degree to which parental symptomatology and characteristics of the family environment related to posttraumatic growth (PTG) among children and adolescents who had been directly exposed to the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. One hundred five 6- to 17-year-olds (M = 11.9 years, SD = 3.3) and their parents (N = 67) were interview...
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Die Analyse von Unternehmenskulturen war ursprünglich davon motiviert, Kultur zu gestalten und damit zum Unternehmenserfolg beizutragen. Aus heutiger Sicht lässt sich dieser Gestaltungsanspruch nicht vollständig umsetzen, sondern es geht darum, günstigere und ungünstigere Kontextfaktoren für Kulturen zu kennen und auf diese so weit möglich Einfluss...
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The present study analyzed portfolio workers who were working in two or more employment relationships by means of a questionnaire and interviews. The study aimed to specify types of portfolio workers. A cluster analysis considering the criteria “reasons for portfolio working”, “preference of another type of employment” and “self-control” measured b...
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The relationship between personal identity and experience of indi- vidual career change and flexible working was investigated. Cluster analyses with survey data from 596 employees in 14 companies with varying levels of flexibility indicated the existence of four types of personal identity: the critical-flexible, self-determined, continuous, and job...
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In this study, we validated a questionnaire measuring psychological contracts in a Swiss employment context. We argue that this measure sufficiently considers the characteristics of a stable employment situation and meets the criteria for the validity of psycho- logical contract measures. The sample consisted of the employees of two firms and portf...
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Der Beitrag geht von der Flexibilisierung von Beschäftigung aus und analysiert, wie sich diese zwischen der strukturellen und der individuellen Ebene vermittelt. Im Zentrum stehen dabei Funktion und Wandel von Vermittlungsformen auf der intermediären Ebene. Konkret werden aktuelle Veränderungen im Erwerbsschema „Beruf“ und im psychologischen Vertra...
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Steht ein Personalabbau bevor, gehört es zur sozialen Verantwortung des betroffenen Unternehmens, die Arbeitsmarktfähigkeit seiner Mitarbeitenden zu fördern. Das Beispiel von Bombardier Transportation zeigt die Möglichkeiten, mit denen man auch Ältere wieder fit für den Arbeitsmarkt machen kann.
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Wenn Ressource neu verteilt werden, wie bei der Einführung eines neuen Lohnsystems oder bei einer Umstrukturierung, stellen Mitarbeitende Frage wie: "Erhalte ich eine fairen Lohn und die Kompetenzen, die meiner Qualifikation und Erfahrung entsprechen?" Ist die Antwort negativ, mögen sie ihr Engagement reduzieren
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As a result of work flexibilisation, employers increasingly demand from their employees to assume selfresponsibility. New psychological contracts, which emerge in the process of work flexbilisation, mirror this development. The present study analyses the relevance of self-responsibility in the employer perspective on psychological contracts in 14 c...
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Zusammenfassung Die wirtschaftlichen, gesellschaftlichen und technologischen Entwicklungen der Gegenwart erfordern eine wachsende Flexibilität der Arbeitenden und lebens- langes Lernen. Die vorliegende Untersuchung fragt zum einen nach der Bedeu- tung der beruflichen und allgemeiner der persönlichen Identität für die Bereit- schaft zu beruflicher F...
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Ausgehend von zunehmenden Anforderungen an die Flexibilisierung von Arbeit und die damit verbundenen Anforderungen an lebenslanges Lernen, die in erster Linie aus wirtschaftlichen, aber auch aus gesellschaftli- chen und technologischen Entwicklungen erwachsen, wurde in der vorliegenden Untersuchung der Frage nachgegangen, welche Formen beruflicher...
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In the context of workplace flexibility psychological contracts i.e. reciprocal obligations between employers and employees are changing. People increasingly request more flexibility regarding their employment or their career. In this study the change of psychological contracts experienced in companies as well as by people, who changed their profes...
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Wer definiert die Organisation? : Konzept e. postmodernen Organisationskultur. - Heidelberg u.a. : Asanger, 2000. - X, 224 S. - (Forschung). - Zugl.: Augsburg, Univ., Diss.
Technical Report
Das Forschungsprojekt „Zur Situation des weiblichen wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses – am Beispiel der Universität St. Gallen“ wurde im Auftrag der Frauenkommission HSG durchgeführt. Wie die Zahlen zeigen, sind Frauen an der Universität St. Gallen untervertreten. Der Frauenanteil betrug in den Jahren 1996-97 unter den Studierenden 23,2%, im unteren M...

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