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Wendy de Waal-Andrews

Wendy de Waal-Andrews

I study “claiming” and “being granted” as routes to social outcomes (e.g., inclusion, status, or power). In my PhD thesis I studied what it takes to attain status in two evolutionary important types of face-to-face hierarchies: dominance-based hierarchies (in which status is claimed for oneself) and prestige-based hierarchies (in which status is granted by others), and the self-perceptions of people who attempt to do so. In later work I investigate people’s reaction to inclusion, victory and power when they result from their own behavior (i.e. when people claim such outcomes for themselves) or from other people’s behavior (i.e. when people are granted such outcomes by others). I am also more broadly interested in social outcomes and self-perceptions as motivational forces.

Primary Interests:

  • Group Processes
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Self and Identity
  • Social Cognition

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Other Publications:

  • Poelmans, S., & de Waal-Andrews, W. (2005). Launching flexible work-arrangements within Procter and Gamble EMEA, in Steven A. Y. Poelmans (Ed.), Work and family: An international research perspective (pp. 357-377), Series in Applied Psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Courses Taught:

  • Communication Skills
  • Group Skills
  • Occupational Health Psychology

Wendy de Waal-Andrews
Department of Social Psychology
Tilburg University
Warandelaan 2
5000 LE Tilburg
The Netherlands

  • Phone: +31 13 466 2894

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