Dr Yves Guillaume

Work & Organisational Psychology Group

Yves Guillaume

Yves is a Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour and the Research Convenor of the Work and Organisational Psychology Group at Aston Business School. Following completion of his first degree, Yves worked as project manager for a public organisation and the Bosch Group in the area of organizational change and development. He teaches leadership, organisational behaviour, and research methods at undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD level.  His research revolves around innovation, effectiveness, and well-being in interdisciplinary and culturally diverse teams and organisations, as well as leadership and corporate social responsibility, which has been published in outlets including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Relations, and Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.  In addition to his academic work, he consults organisations in leadership and creating fair and inclusive work environments that facilitate innovation, effectiveness, well-being, and social responsibility.

Position: Senior Lecturer
Email: y.r.f.guillaume@aston.ac.uk
Phone:+44(0)121 204 3252
Room: SW8017
  • PhD, Management, Aston University

  • MA, Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

  • Diploma (M.Sc. and B.Sc equivalent), Professional Learning and Higher Education, Sociology, Psychology, and Business Administration, Eberhard Karl University, Tübingen, Germany

  • Chartered Psychologist


  • Senior Lecturer, Aston Business School (September 2013 - Present)

  • Lecturer, Aston Business School (October 2008 - August 2013)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economic and Organisational Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany  (November 2007 –September 2008)

  • BHM346: Organisational Behaviour: Theory and Practice (Module Leader) 
  • BHM355: Strategy, Change, and Leadership (Module Leader) 
  • RMCIII: Qualitative & Quantitative Research Design and Analysis (Module Leader) 
  • BH3393: Global Working 
  • BHM348: Employee Relations and Counselling

Detailed information for students about each course can be obtained from the graduate and undergraduate offices and from the Blackboard system.

  • Innovation, Effectiveness, and Employee Well-Being

  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion 

  • Leadership and Leadership Development

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Guillaume, Yves, "EAWOP Small Group Meeting on Managing Diversity in Organisations," Sponsored by EAWOP (European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, £ (GBP) 3,000.00. (September 2010)

  • Guillaume, Yves, "PhD studentship awarded by the Work & Organizational Psychology Group," Sponsored by Aston Business School. Aston University, £ (GBP) 45,000.00. (2004 - 2007) 

  • Member, Academy of Management.
  • Member, American Psychological Association.
  • Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society.
  • Member, European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology.
  • Member, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
  • Guillaume, Y. R. F., van Knippenberg, D., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2014). Nothing succeeds like moderation: A social self-regulation perspective on cultural dissimilarity and performance. Academy of Management Journal.  

  • Guillaume, Y. R. F., Dawson, J. F., Priola, V., Sacramento, C. A., Woods, S. A., Higson, H. E., Budhwar, P. S., & West, M. A.  (2014). Managing diversity in organizations: An integrative model and agenda for future research. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.  

  • Thomas, G., Martin, R., Epitropaki, O., Guillaume, Y. R. F., & Lee, A. (2013). Social cognition in leader-follower relationships: Applying insights from relationship science to understanding relationship-based approaches to leadership. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, S63-S81.

  • Guillaume, Y. R. F., Dawson, J. F., Woods, S. A., Sacramento, C. A., & West, M. A.  (2013). Getting diversity at work to work: What we know and what we still don’t know. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 86, 123-141.

  • Guillaume, Y. R. F., Brodbeck, F. C., & Riketta, M. (2012). Surface- and deep-level dissimilarity effects on social integration and individual effectiveness related outcomes in work groups: A meta-analytic integration. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 85, 80-115.

  • Brodbeck, F.C., Guillaume, Y. R. F., & Lee, N. (2011). Ethnic diversity as a multilevel construct:  The combined effects of dissimilarity, group diversity, and societal status on learning performance in work groups. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 42, 1198-1218.

  • Van Dick, R., van Knippenberg, D., Hägele, S., Guillaume, Y. R. F., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2008). Group diversity and group identification: The moderating role of diversity beliefs. Human Relations, 61, 1463-1492.


Presentations Given

  • Guillaume, Y., Lohrey, S., The 16th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, "The effects of transformational and transactional leadership on employee health through empowerment in unfavourable working situations," Muenster, Germany. (2013)

  • Sacramento, C., Zhou, Q., Guillaume, Y., European Association for Work and Organizational Psychology,, "When creative-self efficacy does not lead to creativity: The effects of leaders’ and followers’ prevention focus." (May 2013)

  • Guillaume, Y., Buttigieg, S., The 72nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, "Asymmetric curvilinear effects of sex dissimilarity on productivity: Do Women and Men cope differently?," Boston. (2012)

  Book Chapters

  • Guillaume, Y., Brodbeck, F. (2012). Umgang mit Informationen und Meinungsbildung in Projekten [Information Processing and Decision Making in Project Teams). Angewandte Psychologie für das Projektmanagement (pp. 41-61). Springer.

  • Guillaume, Y., Telle, N. T. (2011). Leading and Influencing in Organisations. Introduction to Organisational Behaviour (pp. 205 - 236). London: CIPD.

  • Blickle, G., Brennholt, J., Brodbeck, F.C, Guillaume, Y., Kraus, R., Solga, J., Streich,, R.K, Woschée, R. (2011). Psychologie für das Projektmanagement [The Psychology of Projectmanagement]. Hamburg: Euro-FH.

  • Brodbeck, F. C., Guillaume, Y. (2011). Umgang mit Informationen und Meinungsbildung in Projekten [Information Processing and Decision Making in Project Teams). Psychologie für das Projektmanagement (pp. 3-20). Hamburg: Euro-FH.

Editorial Work

  • Guillaume, Y. R. F., Dawson, J. F., Woods, S. A., Sacramento, C. A., & West, M. A. (2013). Special issue: Getting diversity at work to work. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 86, 123-282.
  • Editorial board member and guest editor of Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.
  • Editorial Review Board Member, British Journal of Management. 

Administrative Roles and Responsibilities

  • Research Convenor, WOP. (January 2014 - Present)
  • Course Director, BSC HRM, School. (August 2011 - December 2013)
  • Aston University Programme Review Committee member, University (2008-2010). 


Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research