Dr. Diana Boer

Assistant Professor,
Managing Editor Journal of Personnel Psychology


Diana Boer, Ph.D.
Department of Social Psychology
Institute of Psychology
Goethe University Frankfurt

PEG, Grüneburgplatz 1, 5.G030
60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Phone: +49-69-798-35287
Email: boer@psych.uni-frankfurt.de

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Jacobs University Bremen, 2011-2013

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2010-1011

PhD in Psychologie, Victoria University of Wellington, Neuseeland, 2006-2009

Diplom, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, 1998 - 2004

Research Interests:

  • cross-cultural psychology and research methods
  • meta-analysis
  • diversity and cross-cultural management
  • organisational behavior and leadership
  • positive psychology: wellbeing, prosociality, creativity
  • personal and cultural vales; identity and self-construal
  • cross-cultural and social psychology of music

Developed scales can be found here.

Selected publications:

Boer, D., & Fischer, R. (2013). How and when do personal values guide our attitudes and sociality? Explaining cross-cultural variability in attitude-value linkages. Psychological Bulletin, 139, 1113-1147. DOI: 10.1037/a0031347

Cheng, B. S., Boer, D., Chou, L. F., Huang, M. P., Yoneyama, S., Shim, D., Sun, J. M., Lin, T. T., Chou, W. J., & Tsai, C. Y. (2013). Paternalistic Leadership in four East Asian societies: Generalizability and cultural differences of the Triad Model. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1177/0022022113490070

Boer, D., Fischer, R., Strack, M., Bond, M. H., Lo, E. & Lam, J. (2011). How shared preferences in music create bonds between people: Values as the missing Link. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 1159-1171. DOI:10.1177/0146167211407521

Fischer, R. & Boer, D. (2011). What is more important for national well-being: Money or autonomy? A meta-analysis of well-being, burnout and anxiety across 63 societies. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 164-184. DOI: 10.1037/a0023663

Latest publications:

Markovits, Y., Boer, D., & Van Dick, R. (in press). Economic crisis and the employee: The effects of economic crisis on employee job satisfaction, commitment, and self-regulation. European Management Journal.

Fischer, R., Ferreira, M.C., Assmar, E.M.L., Baris, G., Berberoĝlu, G., Dalyan, F., Hassan, A., Wong, C.C., Hanke, K., & Boer, D. (in press). Organizational practices across cultures: Developing a new measure in six cultural contexts. International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management.

Boer, D., Fischer, R., González Atilano, M. L., de Garay Hernández, J., Moreno, L., Mendoza, S., Gouveia, V. V., Lam, J., & Lo, E. (in press). Music, identity and musical ethnocentrism of young people in six Asian, Latin-American and Western cultures. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Boer, D. (in press). SSVS-G. Short Schwartz’s Value Survey - German. To appear in C. Kemper, M. Zenger, & E. Brähler (Eds.). Handbuch Kurzskalen psychologischer Merkmale. Berlin: Medizinisch-Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.

Boer, D., Bachem, R., & Maerker, A. (in press). ADNM-6. Anpassungsstörungs-Screeningskala. To appear in C. Kemper, M. Zenger, & E. Brähler (Eds.). Handbuch Kurzskalen psychologischer Merkmale. Berlin: Medizinisch-Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft.

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