Dr. Eleni Georganta

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Room: Leopoldstr. 139, 3. Floor, Room 307

E-Mail: eleni.georganta (at) tum.de
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Dr. Eleni Georganta joined the Chair of Research and Science Management in January 2020 as a postodoctal researcher.

She works as a senior researcher in TUM Research Lab Leadership | Learning | Innovation (Dr. Kristin Knipfer). Her research focus is on team adaptation, team processes, team performance, agility, and cultural diversity and their role and impact on leadership.

In March 2018 Eleni defended her PhD in Work and Organizational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich with a dissertation titled „Team Adaptation Process: An Empirical Investigation of this Unfolding and Dynamic Team Phenomenon”. She earned her MSc. in Organizational Psychology from University of Leeds and her BSc. in Psychology from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich.

Short Bio

Since 01/2020
Postdoctoral fellow at the TUM Chair of Research and Science Management, Munich, Germany
03/2018 - 12/2019 Postdoctoral fellow at the Chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
February 2018 PhD in Economic and Organisational Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
2013 - 02/2018 Researcher at the Chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany
08/2016 - 03/2017 Research stay as Researcher at the Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States
2012 - 2013 Master of Science in Organisational Psychology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
2009 - 2012 Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany

Publications

Journal Articles

Burke, C. S., Georganta, E., & Marlow, S. (2019). A Bottom Up Perspective to Understanding the Dynamics of Team Roles in Mission Critical Teams. Frontiers in Psychology.

Georganta, E., Wölfl, T. F., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2019). Team adaptation triggers: A categorization scheme. Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie (GIO), 50, 229–238. doi:10.1007/s11612-019-00454-4

Georganta, E., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2018). Capturing the Four-Phase Team Adaptation Process with Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales (BARS). European Journal of Psychological Assessment. doi:10.1027/1015-5759/a000503

Book Chapters

Burke, C. S, Georganta, E., & Hernandez, C. (2017). The Importance of Time in Team Leadership Research. In E. Salas (Eds.), Research on Managing Groups and Teams. In E. Salas , W. Brandon Vessey , L. B. Landon (Ed.) Team Dynamics Over Time (Vol. 18). Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.95 – 122

Fiore, S., & Georganta, E. (2017). Collaborative Problem Solving and Team Development: Extending the Macrocognition in Teams Model through Considerations of the Team Life Cycle. In E. Salas , W. Brandon Vessey , L. B. Landon (Ed.) Team Dynamics Over Time (Vol. 18). Emerald Publishing Limited, pp.189 – 208

 

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Georganta, E. & Knipfer, K. (2020, August). The impact of Scrum on Team Processes and Emergent States: A Qualitative Study. In Georganta E. (Chair), Advancing the Understanding of Agility and Agile Methods in Organizations. Symposium accepted at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.

Georganta, E. & Brodbeck, F. C. (2020, August). Opening the Black Box of Team Adaptation. Paper to be presented at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.

Georganta, E., Köhler, C., Niess, J., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2019, May). The impact of contextual demands on team performance and team cohesion. Paper presented at the 19th congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Turin, Italy.

Georganta, E., Stracke, S., & Brodbeck, F. C (2019, April). Team adaptation process and team adaptive outcomes: Does the type of the team adaptation trigger matter? Paper presented at the 34rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington DC, USA.

Georganta, E (2018, October). Team adaptation during emergencies: Responses to multiple team adaptation triggers and the impact of their origin. Paper presented at the 12th International Meeting on Behavioural Sciences Applied to Surgery and Acute Care Settings (BSAS), Institut für Notfallmedizin, LMU München.

Georganta, E., Niess, J., Schwendner, T. A., Diefenbach, S., & Brodbeck F. C. (2018, September). Chances and unused potential of interactive technologies for supporting psychological mechanisms in teams: Results from a narative literature review. Paper presented at the 51th. congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Frankfurt, Germany.

Georganta, E., Burke, C., S, Brodbeck, F. C. (2018, April). Measuring the four-phase Team Adaptation Process: Validation of the English Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales (BARS). Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Sheraton Grand Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Reif, J., Olcay, E., Kugler, K., Georganta, E., Lohmann, B., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2017). The importance of team process-sequences in the innovation. Paper presented at the 10th Conference of the section Work-, Organizational- and Business psychology of the German Psychological Society, Dresden, Germany.

Georganta, E., Blum, A., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2017, May). Validation of Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales (BARS) for the four-phase team adaptation process model of Rosen et al. (2011). Paper presented at the congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.

Burke, C., S., Marlow, S., & Georganta, E. (2017, April). Examining Team Roles in Spaceflight. Paper presented at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), Orlando, Florida, USA.

Georganta, E., Marlow, S., Iwig, C., & Burke, C. S. (2017, February). Team Roles: Does context matter? Paper presented at the Industrial/ Organizational & Organizational Behavior Conference, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA.

Georganta, E., Kugler, K. G., Reif, J. M., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2017, February). The Dynamic Process of Team Adaptation: An explorative study. Paper presented at the Industrial/ Organizational & Organizational Behavior Conference, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA.

Georganta, E., Merk, S. & Brodbeck, F. C. (2016, September). The development of Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales (BARS) to measure the team adaptation process. Paper presented at the 50th. congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Leipzig, Germany.

Georganta, E., Wölfl, T. F. & Brodbeck, F. C. (2016, September). Team Adaptation Trigger: The development of a category system. Paper presented at the 50th. congress of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Leipzig, Germany.

Georganta, E., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2016, July). Team Adaptation: The Benefits of Learning to Adapt. Paper presented at the 11th Annual Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research conference, Helsinki, Finland.

Georganta, E., Kugler, K. G., Reif, J. M., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2014, October). Team Adaptation: An empirical Test of the Dynamic Process. Paper presented at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting on Dynamics of team cognition and adaptation, Lisbon, Portugal.

Georganta, E., Kugler, K. G., Reif, J. M., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2014, October). Team Adaptation: An empirical Test of the Dynamic Process. Paper presented at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting on Dynamics of team cognition and adaptation, Lisbon, Portugal.

Dissertation

Georganta, E. (2018). Team adaptation process: an empirical investigation of its dynamic and complex nature. Dissertation, LMU München: Fakultät für Psychologie und Pädagogik. https://edoc.ub.uni-muenchen.de/21969/

Professional Memberships

Full member of the

Academy of Management (AOM)

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP)

Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGPs)

Fachgruppe Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie (AOW)