Field of work Organizational Psychology


New Learning Model

A new model for New Learning

“New Work requires New Learning” – this claim appears repeatedly in academia and practice. But what exactly is New Learning? Until now, there has been no conceptual framework for the prerequisites and processes associated with New Learning. Together with Prof. Dr. Timo Kortsch, Dr. Hilko Paulsen and…

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Publication on success conditions for technology transfer

It is often a challenge to transfer new technological achievements from research into practice. Dr. Frederic Hilkenmeier, Christian Fechtelpeter and Dr. Julian Decius have empirically investigated how technology transfer can succeed, using data from the leading-edge cluster it's OWL. For this…

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BDP talk on "New Learning"

At invitation of the Aachen-Cologne Regional Group of Business Psychology of the Professional Association of German Psychologists (BDP), Dr. Julian Decius gave a talk on "New Learning in the Company – What is really 'new' about it?" on November 12, 2021. The virtual keynote covered the development…

Octagon model of informal workplace learning (English language)

New scale published to measure informal workplace learning

Informal workplace learning is a multifaceted construct. According to the octagon model of informal learning, this includes, for instance, learning by doing, reflection, and feedback.  How can this variety be measured validly with a questionnaire scale? Together with his co-authors Dr. Michael…

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Book chapter: Student learning in pandemic times

How do students actually learn in times of Covid19? Predominantly virtually, of course – but not only in formally organized online courses, but also self-directed and informally through their own trial and error, feedback, and reflection. Together with Janika Dannowsky and Prof. Dr. Niclas Schaper,…

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Working Group of Organizational Psychology gets started

Since October 01st, 2021, Dr. Julian Decius has been working as Researcher with Tenure Track to Senior Researcher in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. He manages the research group "Business Psychology with a focus on Organizational Psychology".

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Learning processes over time

This topic focuses on how (informal) learning behavior in organizations changes over days, weeks, and months. Moreover, we analyze the dynamics of work-related learning and how learning trajectories differ between employees.

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Designing work contexts

The goal of this thematic focus is to examine conducive conditions for work-related learning, employability, and organizational development, both by managers (e.g., shaping learning culture) and by employees (e.g., job crafting).

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New Work requires New Learning

This topic is dedicated to the question of how employees in dynamic work environments can be empowered to learn "what they really, really want" in a self-directed way. The "Learning Opportunities Perception Potential", which helps employees to grasp learning opportunities, is considered crucial here.