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dr. J. van Dijk MA

Assistant Professor 

TS Social and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Organization Studies


Hans van Dijk is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Organization Studies. His research focuses on the relationships among diversity, social equality, and performance. He has conducted various applied research projects for organizations including Shell, Federatie Cultuur, and TakeCareBnB.
He earned his PhD cum laude in 2013 at the department of Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University (dissertation). In 2017 he was granted tenure.


Principal publications

  • van Dijk, H., Meyer, B., & van Engen, M. L. (2018). If it doesn't help, it doesn't hurt? Information elaboration harms the performance of gender-diverse teams when attributions of competence are inaccurate. PLoS one, 13(7), e0201180.
  • van Dijk, H., Meyer, B., van Engen, M. L., & Loyd, D. L. (2017). Microdynamics in diverse teams: A review and integration of the diversity and stereotyping literatures. Academy of Management Annals, 11, 517-557.
  • van Dijk, H., van Engen (2013). A status perspective on the consequences of work group diversity. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 86, 223-241.
  • van Dijk, H., van Engen, M. L., & van Knippenberg, D. (2012). Defying conventional wisdom: A meta-analytical examination of the differences between demographic and job-related diversity relationships with performance. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 119, 58-73.
  • van Dijk, H., van Engen, M. L., & Paauwe, J. (2012). Reframing the business case for diversity: A values and virtues perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 111, 73-84.

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Last amended: 24 October 2018