Helen Pluut is assistant professor at the Department of Business Studies since September 2016. She is engaged in research projects in the field of organisational psychology.
Before moving to Leiden University in September 2016, dr. Helen Pluut was a Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore for one year. She defended her dissertation at Tilburg University early 2016. In her doctoral work, she focused on different forms of inter-role conflict. She earned her bachelor degree in Organization Studies at Tilburg University and finished the Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences at the same university.
Dr. Pluut’s research examines numerous areas related to organizational behavior and psychology, such as job attitudes, moods and emotions, eu(stress), motivation, organizational citizenship behaviors, work-family interface, and group dynamics. Her work has been published in scholarly journals such as European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology and British Journal of Psychology. Her current projects focus mostly on how job demands influence employees’ family lives and to what extent social support allows employees to improve their work-family balance. She is also interested in examining psychological phenomena in the context of organizational crisis. Dr. Pluut teaches the courses People & Organizations and Negotiation & Mediation at the Leiden Law School.
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