Here we give You more detailed information about our research projects.

Forschungsbegriffe, Foto: Colourbox
Foto: Colourbox

Our main research interests lie within these domains:

  1. Ageing and development at the workplace
  2. Occupational health and strain
  3. Proactive and adaptive work behaviour
  4. Environmentally sustainable behaviour in organizations

Ongoing research projects

The Role of Work in the Development of Civilization Diseases

  • Contact Person: Dr. Oliver Weigelt
    Duration: 2020 – 2026
    Funding: VolkswagenStiftung
  • Contact Persons: Dr. Carolin Dietz & Dr. Michael Knoll
    Duration: 2019 - 2022
    Funding: Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales, Sächsisches Staatsministerium für Wissenschaft, Kultur und Tourismus, Europäischer Sozialfonds

Understanding Effects of Idle Time on Employee Outcomes: The Role of Work Characteristics and Action Regulation Strategies

  • Contact Persons: Karoline Schubert & Martin Zeschke
    Duration: 2020 – 2023
    Funding: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Stereotype Threat, Disengagement, and Wellbeing among Older Employees

  • Contact Person: Prof. Dr. Hannes Zacher
    Duration: 2019 – 2021
    Funding: Australian Research Council
  • Contact Person: Dr. Michael Knoll
    Duration: since 2014

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