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Decius, J., Dannowsky, J., & Schaper, N. (2022). The casual within the formal: A model and measure of informal learning in higher education. Active Learning in Higher Education. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/14697874221087427

Zia, M. Q., Decius, J., Naveed, M. & Anwar, A. (2022). Transformational Leadership Promoting Employees' Informal Learning and Job Involvement: The Moderating Role of Self-efficacy. Leadership & Organization Development Journal. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1108/LODJ-06-2021-0286

Decius, J., Kortsch, T., Paulsen, H., & Schmitz, A. (2022). Learning What you Really, Really Want: Towards a Conceptual Framework of New Learning in the Digital Work Environment. In Proceedings of the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 5231-5240). http://hdl.handle.net/10125/79975

Hilkenmeier, F., Fechtelpeter, C., & Decius, J. (2021). How to foster innovation in SMEs: evidence of the effectiveness of a project-based technology transfer approach. The Journal of Technology Transfer. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10961-021-09913-x

Decius, J., Knappstein, M., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2021). Investigating the Multidimensionality of Informal Learning: Validation of a Short Measure for White-Collar Workers. Human Resource Development Quarterly. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21461

Decius, J., Dannowsky, J., & Schaper, N. (2021). Die Studierenden im Mittelpunkt – Personale Unterschiede beim informellen und formalen Lernen in Zeiten virtueller Lehre [Students in focus – Personal differences in informal and formal learning in times of virtual teaching]. InI. Neiske, J. Osthushenrich, N. Schaper, U. Trier, & N. Vöing (Eds.), Hochschule auf Abstand. Ein multiperspektivischer Zugang zur digitalen Lehre (pp. 89-113). transcript. https://doi.org/10.14361/9783839456903-008

Decius, J., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2021). The Hen-Egg Problem of Informal Workplace Learning, & Work Design: The Mediating Role of Job Crafting. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2021(1), 11669. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2021.256

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2021). Strategische Kompetenzentwicklung in gewerblichen Betrieben: Die Kompetenzmanagementtabelle (KMT) [Strategic competence development in manufacturing enterprises: The Competence Management Tool (KMT)]. Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie (GIO), 52(2), 261-277. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11612-021-00566-w

Decius, J. (2021). Kompetenzdiagnose im Wirtschaftsbereich Fußballsport: Das Kompetenzinventar Profifußball (KIPF) [Competence Diagnosis in the Economic Sector of Soccer: The Competence Inventory Professional Football (KIPF)]. Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie (GIO), 52(2), 341-360. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11612-021-00571-z

Decius, J., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2021). Work characteristics or workers’ characteristics? An input-process-output perspective on informal workplace learning of blue-collar workers. Vocations and Learning, 14(2), 285-326. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12186-021-09265-5

Decius, J., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2019). Informal workplace learning: Development and validation of a measure. Human Resource Development Quarterly,30(4), 495-535. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21368

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2017). The Competence Management Tool (CMT) – A new instrument to manage competences in small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises. Procedia Manufacturing, 9, 376-383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2017.04.041

Decius, J. (2022). Informelles Lernen im industriellen Arbeitskontext: Was es ist und wie es sich fördern lässt [Informal learning in the industrial work context: What it is and how it can be promoted]. ABWF Bulletin, 2022(1), 14-21. https://www.abwf.de/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/ABWF-Bulletin_2022.pdf

Decius, J. (2021). Zu den wechselseitigen Zusammenhängen des informellen Lernens mit den Arbeitsbedingungen bei älteren Beschäftigten: Offene Fragen für Wissenschaft und Praxis [On the reciprocal associations of informal learning with working conditions among older employees: Open questions for science and practice]. In G. Richter (Ed.), Arbeit und Altern: Eine Bilanz nach 20 Jahren Forschung und Praxis (pp. 387-399). Nomos. https://doi.org/10.5771/9783748909378-387

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2021). Informelles Lernen am Arbeitsplatz – eine Frage der Demografie und Branche? [Informal workplace learning – a matter of demographics and industry?]. PERSONALquarterly, 73(2), 23-29.

Kortsch, T., Decius, J., & Paulsen, H. (2021). „New Learning“: Wie sich das Lernen bei der Arbeit verändert ["New Learning": How learning at work is changing]. Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell, 2021(1), 44-48. ISSN: 1611-9207

Decius, J. (2020). Informelles Lernen im Kontext industrieller Arbeit – Konzeptualisierung, Operationalisierung, Antezedenzien und Lernergebnisse [Informal Learning within the context of industrial work – Conceptualization, operationalization, antecedents, and learning outcomes] (cumulative dissertation thesis). Paderborn University. http://dx.doi.org/10.17619/UNIPB/1-1072

Paulsen, H., & Decius, J. (2020). Lernen bei Schiedsrichtern [Learning among referees] (research report). https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.29442.02247

Decius, J., Schaper., N., & Bender, E. (2018). Lösungsansatz und Gestaltungsoptionen eines Kompetenzmessinstruments für nicht-forschungsintensive KMU [Solution approach and design options of a competence measurement tool for non-research-intensive SMEs]. In D. Horvat, N. Schaper, A. Virgillito, & J. Decius (Eds.), Gestaltung eines strategischen Kompetenzmanagements - Lösungsansätze und Instrumente für nichtforschungsintensive, mittelständische Unternehmen (pp. 59-77). Fraunhofer IRB. ISBN: 978-3-8396-1293-4

Horvat, D., Schaper, N., Virgillito, A., & Decius, J. (Eds.) (2018). Gestaltung eines strategischen Kompetenzmanagements – Lösungsansätze und Instrumente für nichtforschungsintensive, mittelständische Unternehmen [Design of strategic competence management – Approaches and instruments for non-research-intensive, medium-sized enterprises]. Fraunhofer IRB. ISBN: 978-3-8396-1293-4

Güth, S., Decius, J., Horvat, D., Schaper, N., & Virgillito, A. (2017). Strategisches Kompetenzmanagement von Produktionsbeschäftigen – Innovations- und Wachstumsimpulse in nicht-forschungsintensiven kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen [Strategic competence management of production employees – innovation and growth impulses in non-research-intensive small and medium-sized enterprises]. In D. Ahrens, & G. Molzberger (Eds.), Kompetenzentwicklung in analogen und digitalisierten Arbeitswelten.Kompetenzmanagement in Organisationen (pp. 31-49). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-54956-8_4

Abel, J., Decius, J., Güth, S., & Schaper, N. (2016). Kompetenzentwicklung bei Un- und Angelernten in nicht-forschungsintensiven KMU– Status quo und Zukunft einer strategischen Notwendigkeit [Competence development of unskilled and semi-skilled workers in non-research-intensive SMEs – Status quo and future of a strategic necessity]. Betriebspraxis, & Arbeitsforschung, 228, 41-50. ISSN: 2191-6268

2021

Decius, J., & Rosing, F. (2021). The Influence of Leader Humor on the Relationship Between Learning Culture and Informal Workplace Learning among Nurses: Boon or Bane? Paper presented at the 12th meeting of the AOW and Engineering Psychology Division of the DGPs, 23.09.2021, Chemnitz. http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.25715.04642

Decius, J., Knappstein, M., & Schaper, N. (2021). Die Rolle von Metakognitionen und sozialer Unterstützung für das informelle Lernen am Arbeitsplatz [The role of metacognitions and social support in informal workplace learning]. Paper presented at the 12th meeting of the AOW and Engineering Psychology Division of the DGPs, 23.09.2021, Chemnitz. http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15648.71680

Decius, J., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2021). Informal Workplace Learning and Work Design: A Cross-Lagged-Panel Approach. Paper presented at the virtual 32nd International Congress of Psychology (ICP), 22.07.2021.

2020

Decius, J., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2020). Investigating the hen-egg problem: A cross-lagged panel approach to informal workplace learning and working conditions. Paper presented at the 9th PDRnet Research Symposium, 03.03.2020, Antwerp.

2019

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2019). Wie wirken Interventionsmaßnahmen zur Kommunikationsförderung auf das informelle Lernen am Arbeitsplatz? [What is the impact of communication facilitation interventions on informal workplace learning?] Paper presented at the 11th meeting of the AOW Division of the DGPs, 26.09.2019, Braunschweig. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.16901.50400

Decius, J., Dannowsky, J., & Schaper, N. (2019). Informelles Lernen im Studium: Übertragung und Validierung einer Skala aus dem Industriearbeitskontext [Informal learning in higher education: transfer and validation of a scale from an industrial work context]. Paper presented at the paEpsy conference, 10.09.2019, Leipzig. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10261.47843

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2019). Validation of a scale to measure informal learning among students. Paper presented at the 18th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, 16.08.2019, Aachen. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.19698.66245

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2019). Which competencies does a professional soccer player require and how can we measure these? Paper presented at the FEPSAC Congress, 17.07.2019, Münster. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.34798.15685

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2019). The impact of different types of organizational change on informal workplace learning. Paper presented at the EAWOP Congress, 30.05.2019, Turin. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.28087.27048

2018

Paulsen, H., & Decius, J. (2018). Nach dem Spiel ist vor dem Spiel: Informelles Lernen bei Fußballschiedsrichtern [After the game is before the game: Informal learning among soccer referees]. Paper presented at the 51st Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), 19.09.2018, Frankfurt. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14665.49768

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2018). Welche Kompetenzen benötigt ein Profi-Fußballspieler und wie lassen sich diese messen? [What competencies does a professional soccer player need and how can they be measured?]. Paper presented at the 51st Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), 19.09.2018, Frankfurt. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.33959.29600

Decius, J. (2018). Erfolg bei Profi-Fußballspielern – Welche Rolle spielen Glück und Pech im Karriereverlauf? [Success in professional soccer players – What role do luck and bad luck play in career progression?]. Flashlight contribution presented at the 51st Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), 18.09.2018, Frankfurt. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.20537.52327

Decius, J., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2018). Personal and organizational antecedents of informal learning in the workplace. Paper presented at the EARLISIG14 Conference, 13.09.2018, Geneva. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.27248.40964

Decius, J., Schaper, N., & Seifert, A. (2018). The role of informal learning as a mediator between learning culture and work-related learning outcomes. Paper presented at the JURE Congress, 02.07.2018, Antwerp. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.31442.71365

Paulsen, H., & Decius, J. (2018). How to learn refereeing: Informal learning and use of performance strategies among soccer referees. Poster presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Sport Psychology (asp), 11.05.2018, Cologne. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32701.00481

2017

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2017). Zur Dimensionalität des informellen Lernens: Wie kann das Lernverhalten erfasst werden kann und welche Auswirkungen hat es auf das Arbeitshandeln? [On the dimensionality of informal learning: How can learning behavior be captured and what are its implications for work action?]. Paper presented at the 10th meeting of the AOW Division of the DGPs, 15.09.2017, Dresden. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.13826.63683

Decius, J., & Erdmann, N. (2017). Berufsfeld Profifußball – Wie lässt sich der Karriereerfolg von professionellen Fußballspielern messbar machen? [Career field professional soccer – How can the career success of professional soccer players be measured?].Paper presented at the 10th meeting of the AOW Division of the DGPs, 14.09.2017, Dresden. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.30603.85281

Decius, J., & Ossenschmidt, D. (2017). Veröffentlichungsverhalten von Nachwuchswissenschaftlern auf Fachkongressen – Welche Rolle spielen karrierestrategische Überlegungen? [Publication Behavior of Young Scientists at Professional Conferences – What Role Do Career Strategic Considerations Play?]. Paper presented at the 10th meeting of the AOW Division of the DGPs, 14.09.2017, Dresden. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.11310.05447

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2017). Measuring informal learning behavior and learning outcomes of blue-collar workers – A basis for organizational learning. Paper presented at the EAWOP Congress, 20.05.2017, Dublin. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.17182.08009

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2017). The Competence Management Tool (CMT) – A new instrument to manage competences in small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises. Paper presented at the 7th Conference on Learning Factories, 05.04.2017, Darmstadt. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.23892.96647

Paulsen, H., & Decius, J. (2017). Vor dem Spiel ist nach dem Spiel! Ein Überblick und Ausblick über psychologische Forschung zu Fußballschiedsrichtern [Before the match is after the match! An overview and outlook on psychological research on soccer referees]. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Association for Sport Psychology (asp), 25.03.2017, Bern. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.19410.17607

2016

Decius, J., & Hossiep, R. (2016). Persönlichkeitsunterschiede bei Spitzenkräften im Fußballsport und in Wirtschaftsunternehmen [Personality differences among top executives in soccer and business organizations]. Poster presented at the 50th Congress of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), 19.09.2016, Leipzig. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10471.19364

Decius, J. (2016). Individual Success and Personality of Professional Soccer Players: How Self-Report and Objective Performance Data Differ. Paper presented at the 10th dvs-Sportspiel-Symposium, & the 6th International TGfU Conference, 25.07.2016, Cologne. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.36056.44800

Decius, J. (2016). Der Zusammenhang von Persönlichkeit und individuellem Erfolg im Profifußball: Welchen Einfluss hat die Spielposition? [The connection between personality and individual success in professional soccer: What influence does playing position have?].Poster presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Association for Sport Psychology (asp), 06.05.2016, Münster. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.22634.67529

Decius, J., & Schaper, N. (2016). Konzeption und Erprobung eines Instrumentariums zur strategisch orientierten Kompetenzerfassung und Bedarfsermittlung bei Produktionsbeschäftigten in nichtforschungsintensiven KMU [Conception and piloting of an instrument for strategically oriented competence assessment and needs assessment of production employees in non-research-intensive SMEs]. Paper presented at the conference of the Research Focus "Operational Competence Management in Demographic Change", 19.02.2016, Hildesheim. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.29345.56165

Decius, J. (2016). Erfassung und Förderung informellen Lernverhaltens bei gering qualifizierten Mitarbeitern in der Produktion [Assessment and support of informal learning behavior among low-skilled production employees]. Poster presented at the conference of the Research Focus "Operational Competence Management in Demographic Change", 18.02.2016, Hildesheim.

2015

Biehler, R., Hochmuth, R., Schaper, N., Colberg, C., Decius, J., & Liebendörfer, M. (2015). Verbund WiGeMath – Wirkung und Gelingensbedingungen von Unterstützungsmaßnahmen für mathematikbezogenes Lernen in der Studieneingangsphase [Alliance WiGeMathImpact and conditions for success of support activities for mathematics-related learning in the introductory phase of studies]. Paper presented at the kick-off event of the coordination office of accompanying research for "Qualitätspakt Lehre", 06.10.2015, Berlin.

Decius, J. (2015). Welchen Einfluss hat die Persönlichkeit auf den individuellen sportlichen Erfolg eines Profifußballspielers? [What influence does personality have on the individual success of a professional soccer player?]. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the dvs Commission on Soccer "Football 4.0 – Hightech in Training, Competition and Education", 20.11.2015, Erlangen.