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SCHYNS Birgit

PhD in Psychology

Birgit (PhD, 2001, University of Leipzig, Germany) joined Neoma Business School as Professor in Organisational Behaviour in 2017 from Durham University, UK. Her main reaching areas are leadership and research methods. Her research focus is leadership, particularly the follower side of leadership as well as the dark side of leadership. Her work has been published in Leadership Quarterly, Academy of Management Perspectives and British Journal of Management. Birgit has edited several special issues and four books. She was associate editor for European Journal of Work and Organizational psychology (until 2011). British Journal of Management (until 2013), Applied Psychology: An International Review (until 2020) and Zeitschrift fuer Psychologie. Birgit also serves on several editorial boards.

Areas of research

  • Dark personality
  • Implicit leadership theories
  • Destructive leadership
  • Leader-Member Exchange

Recent academic contributions

  • SCHYNS, B., I. GAUGLITZ, B. WISSE, A. SCHUETZ, "How to mitigate destructive leadership – Human resources-practices that mitigate Dark Triad leaders’ destructive tendencie" in Overcoming bad leadership in organizations: A handbook for leaders, talent management professionals, and psychologists., D. Lusk & T. Hayes Ed., US: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2022
  • KNOLL, M., P. NEVES, B. SCHYNS, B. MEYER, "A Multi-Level Approach to Direct and Indirect Relationships between Organizational Voice Climate, Team Manager Openness, Implicit Voice Theories, and Silence", Applied Psychology: An International Review, March 2021, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 606–642
    DOI : 10.1111/apps.12242
  • SCHILLING, J., B.SCHYNS, "How can anyone be like that? - Systematising destructive and ineffective leadership" in Destructive Leadership and Management Hypocrisy: Advances in Theory and Practice., Selin Metin Camgoz and Ozge Tayfur Ekmekci Ed., Emerald Group Publishing, 2021

Academic Journals

  • SCHYNS, B., M. HAMMOND, G. VOGELGESANG, J. S. THOMAS, R. CLAPP-SMITH, "The Romance of Leadership: Rekindling the fire through replication of Meindl and Ehrlich" Forthcoming Leadership Quarterly
  • BREEVAART, K., B. WISSE, B. SCHYNS, "Trapped at Work: The Barriers Model of Abusive Supervision" Forthcoming Academy of Management Perspectives
  • SCHYNS, B., "Being suspicious in the workplace: The role of suspicion and negative views of others in the workplace in the perception of abusive supervision", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, April 2021
  • KNOLL, M., P. NEVES, B. SCHYNS, B. MEYER, "A Multi-Level Approach to Direct and Indirect Relationships between Organizational Voice Climate, Team Manager Openness, Implicit Voice Theories, and Silence", Applied Psychology: An International Review, March 2021, vol. 70, no. 2, pp. 606–642
    DOI : 10.1111/apps.12242
  • SCHYNS, B., T.KIEFER, R.FOTI, "Does thinking of myself as leader make me want to lead? The role of congruence in self-theories and implicit leadership theories in motivation to lead", Journal of Vocational Behavior, October 2020, vol. 122, pp. 103477
    DOI : 10.1016/j.jvb.2020.103477
  • HANSBROUGH, K. T., R. LORD, B. SCHYNS, R. FOTI, R. -C. LIDEN, B. P. ACTON, "Do you remember? Rater memory systems and leadership measurement", Leadership Quarterly, April 2020, vol. 32, no. 2, pp. 101455
    DOI : 10.1016/j.leaqua.2020.101455
  • XIA, Y., B.SCHYNS, L.ZHANG, "Why and when job stressors impact voice behaviour: An ego depletion perspective", Journal of Business Research, March 2020, vol. 109, pp. 200-209
    DOI : 10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.11.053
  • SCHYNS, B., B., M.WISSE, S.SANDERS, "Shady Strategic Behavior: Recognizing Strategic Behavior of Dark Triad Followers", Academy of Management Perspectives, June 2019, vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 234-249
    DOI : 10.5465/amp.2017.0005
  • ZHENG, X., R. J.HALL, B.SCHYNS, "Investigating Follower Felt Trust from a Social Cognitive Perspective", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, November 2019, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 873-885
    DOI : 10.1080/1359432X.2019.1678588
  • SCHYNS, B., S.BRAUN, B.WISSE, "Dark personalities in the workplace", Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Psychology, October 2019
    DOI : 10.1093/acrefore/9780190236557.013.553
  • HANSBROUGH, T., B.SCHYNS, "The Appeal of Transformational Leadership", Journal of Leadership Studies, September 2018, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 19-32
  • SCHYNS, B., J.SCHILLING, P. T.COYLE, "In the eye of the public: Examining the content of implicit leadership theories about football managers across two contexts", International Journal of Sport Psychology, July 2018, vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 267-289
  • NEVES, P., B.SCHYNS, "With the Bad Comes What Change? The Interplay Between Destructive Leadership and Organizational Change", Journal of Change Management, July 2018, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 91-95
    DOI : 10.1080/14697017.2018.1446699
  • SCHYNS, B., J.JOERG FELFE, J.SCHILLING, "Is it me or you? – How reactions to abusive supervision are shaped by leader behavior and follower perceptions", Frontiers in Psychology, September 2018, vol. 9, no. 1309, pp. 19-32
    DOI : Abusive
  • KNOLL, M., B.SCHYNS, L.-E.PETERSEN, "How the influence of unethical leaders on followers is affected by their implicit followership theories", Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, October 2017, vol. 24, no. 4, pp. 450-465
    DOI : 10.1177/1548051817705296
  • TRICHAS, S., B.SCHYNS, R.LORD, R.HALL, "“Facing” leaders: Facial expression and leadership perception", Leadership Quarterly, April 2017, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 317-333
  • MASLYN, J., B.SCHYNS, S.FARMER, "Attachment style and leader-member exchange : the role of effort to build high quality relationships", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, October 2017, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 450-462
    DOI : 10.1108/LODJ-01-2016-0023
  • SCHYNS, B., "Dark Personality in the Workplace: Introduction to the Special Issue", Applied Psychology: An International Review, January 2015, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 1-14
    DOI : 10.1111/apps.12041
  • FELFE, J., B.SCHYNS, "Romance of leadership and motivation to lead", Journal of Managerial Psychology, January 2014, vol. 29, no. 7, pp. 850-865
    DOI : 10.1108/JMP-03-2012-0076
  • BUCH, R., B.KUVAAS, A.DYSVIK, B.SCHYNS, "If and when social and economic leader-member exchange relationships predict follower work effort: The moderating role of work motivation", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, January 2014, vol. 35, no. 8, pp. 725-739
    DOI : 10.1108/LODJ-09-2012-0121
  • FELFE, J., B.SCHYNS, A.TYMON, "The impact of university students’ commitment on in- and extra-role performance", Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, January 2014, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 149-167
    DOI : 10.1108/JARHE-01-2013-0002
  • HANSBROUGH, T. K., R. G.LORD, B.SCHYNS, "Reconsidering the accuracy of follower leadership ratings", Leadership Quarterly, April 2015, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 220-237
    DOI : 10.1016/j.leaqua.2014.11.006
  • SCHILLING, J., B.SCHYNS, "“Destructive Leadership – Antecedents and Consequences”", Zeitschrift für Psychologie, January 2013, vol. 221, no. 3, pp. 201-201
    DOI : 10.1027/2151-2604/a000147
  • AYCAN, Z., B.SCHYNS, J.-M.SUN, J.FELFE, N.SAHER, "Convergence and divergence of paternalistic leadership: A cross-cultural investigation of prototypes", Journal of International Business Studies, December 2013, vol. 44, no. 9, pp. 962–969
    DOI : 10.1057/jibs.2013.48
  • SCHYNS, B., A.TYMON, T.KIEFER, R.KERSCHREITER, "New ways to leadership development: A picture paints a thousand words", Management Learning, 2013, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. 11-24
    DOI : 10.1177/1350507612456499
  • SCHYNS, B., J.SCHILLING, "How bad are the effects of bad leaders? A meta-analysis of destructive leadership and its outcomes", Leadership Quarterly, February 2013, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 138-158
    DOI : 10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.09.001
  • JUNKER, N. M., B.SCHYNS, R. V.DICK, S.SCHEURER, "Die Bedeutung der Führungskräfte- Kategorisierung für Commitment, Arbeitszufriedenheit und Wohl- befinden unter Berücksichtigung der Geschlechterrollentheorie", Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie A&O, October 2011, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 171-179
    DOI : 10.1026/0932-4089/a000055
  • SCHYNS, B., J. M.MASLYN, M. P.VAN VELDHOVEN, "Can some leaders have a good relationship with many followers? The role of personality in the relationship between Leader-Member Exchange and span of control", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, January 2012, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 594-606
    DOI : 10.1108/01437731211253046
  • EDWARDS, G., B.SCHYNS, R.GILL, M.HIGGS, "The MLQ factor structure in a UK context", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, January 2012, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 369-382
    DOI : 10.1108/01437731211229304
  • SCHYNS, B., T.HANSBROUGH, "The Romance of Leadership Scale and Causal Attributions", Journal of Applied Social Psychology, August 2012, vol. 42, no. 8, pp. 1870-1886
    DOI : 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2012.00922.x
  • TRICHAS, S., B.SCHYNS, "The face of leadership: Perceiving leaders from facial expression", Leadership Quarterly, June 2012, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 545-566
    DOI : 10.1016/j.leaqua.2011.12.007
  • ANTONAKIS, J., D. V.DAY, B.SCHYNS, "Leadership and individual differences: At the cusp of a renaissance", Leadership Quarterly, August 2012, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 643-650
    DOI : 10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.05.002
  • SCHYNS, B., T.KIEFER, R.KERSCHREITER, A.TYMON, "Teaching Implicit Leadership Theories to Develop Leaders and Leadership: How and Why It Can Make a Difference", Academy of Management Learning and Education, 2011, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 397-408
    DOI : 10.5465/amle.2010.0015
  • SCHYNS, B., J.SCHILLING, "Implicit Leadership Theories: Think Leader, Think Effective?", Journal of Management Inquiry, January 2011, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 141-150
    DOI : 10.1177/1056492610375989
  • SCHYNS, B., M. J. P. M.VAN VELDHOVEN, "Group Leadership Climate and Individual Organizational Commitment", Journal of Personnel Psychology, January 2010, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 57-68
    DOI : 10.1027/1866-5888/a000005
  • TORKA, N., B.SCHYNS, J.KEES LOOISE, "Direct participation quality and organisational commitment: the role of leader-member exchange", Employee Relations, January 2010, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 418-434
    DOI : 10.1108/01425451011051622
  • TORKA, N., B.SCHYNS, "On the job and co-worker commitment of Dutch agency workers and permanent employees", International Journal of Human Resource Management, 2010, vol. 21, no. 8, pp. 1307-1322
    DOI : 10.1080/09585192.2010.483858
  • SCHYNS, B., J. M.MASLYN, J.WEIBLER, "Understanding the relationship between span of control and subordinate consensus in leader–member exchange", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, June 2010, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 388-406
    DOI : 10.1080/13594320903146485
  • SCHYNS, B., S.SCZESNY, "Leadership attributes valence in self-concept and occupational self-efficacy", Career Development International, August 2010, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 78-92
    DOI : 10.1108/13620431011020907
  • SCHYNS, B., D.DAY, "Critique and review of leader–member exchange theory: Issues of agreement, consensus, and excellence", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, February 2010, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 1-29
    DOI : 10.1080/13594320903024922
  • FELFE, J., B.SCHYNS, "Followers' Personality and the Perception of Transformational Leadership: Further Evidence for the Similarity Hypothesis", British Journal of Management, June 2010, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 393-410
    DOI : 10.1111/j.1467-8551.2009.00649.x
  • DAY, D. V., B.SCHYNS, "The importance of agreement and consensus in leadership research: Introduction to the Special Issue", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, June 2010, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 253-258
    DOI : 10.1080/13594320903448766
  • HOWE-WALSH, L., B.SCHYNS, "Self-initiated expatriation: implications for HRM", International Journal of Human Resource Management, February 2010, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 260-273
    DOI : 10.1080/09585190903509571
  • SCHYNS, B., J.FELFE, "Followers' Personality and the Perception of Transformational Leadership: Further Evidence for the Similarity Hypothesis", British Journal of Management, June 2010, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 393-410
  • DAY, D. V., B.SCHYNS, "The importance of agreement and consensus in leadership research: Introduction to the Special Issue", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, June 2010, vol. 19, no. 3, pp. 253-258
    DOI : 10.1080/13594320903448766

Book chapter

  • SCHYNS, B., I. GAUGLITZ, B. WISSE, A. SCHUETZ, "How to mitigate destructive leadership – Human resources-practices that mitigate Dark Triad leaders’ destructive tendencie" in Overcoming bad leadership in organizations: A handbook for leaders, talent management professionals, and psychologists., D. Lusk & T. Hayes Ed., US: Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2022
  • SCHILLING, J., B.SCHYNS, "How can anyone be like that? - Systematising destructive and ineffective leadership" in Destructive Leadership and Management Hypocrisy: Advances in Theory and Practice., Selin Metin Camgoz and Ozge Tayfur Ekmekci Ed., Emerald Group Publishing, 2021
  • SCHYNS, B., P. NEVES, B.WISSE, M.KNOLL, "Turning the blind eye to destructive leadership – The forgotten destructive leaders" in What’s Wrong With Leadership? (And How To Fix It)., Ed., Routledge Academic, pp. 189-206, 2019
  • SCHYNS, B., R.RIGGIO, "Implicit Leadership Theories" in Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance., Farazmand Ali Ed., Springer International Publishing, 2018
    DOI : 10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_2186-1
  • NEVES, P., B.SCHYNS, "Destructive uncertainty: The toxic triangle, implicit theories and leadership identity during organizational change" in Organizational change: Psychological effects and strategies for coping., M. Vakola, and P. Petrou Eds, Routledge Academic, pp. 131-141, 2018
  • SCHYNS, B., P. NEVES, R.HALL, "Introduction and overview" in Handbook of Methods in Leadership Research., B. Schyns, R. J. Hall, & P. Neves Eds, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 3-9, 2017
  • SCHYNS, B., M.BLIGH, "Introduction" in Inclusive leadership – Negotiating gendered spaces., S. Adapa & A. Sherudan Ed., Palgrave Macmillan Editions, pp. vii – xi, 2017
  • ALABDULHADI, A., B.SCHYNS, L.STAUDIGL, "Leadership as journey : implicit leadership theories." in Leadership and change for the health professional., Elizabeth Curtis and John Cullen Ed., London: Open University Press, 2017
  • SCHYNS, B., S.GILMORE, G.DIETZ, "What Lessons Can We Learn from Football about Leadership and Management?" in Leadership Lessons from Compelling Contexts., Claudia Peus, Susanne Braun, Birgit Schyns Eds, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 95-127, 2015
    DOI : 10.1108/S1479-357120160000008004
  • SCHYNS, B., "Leader and Follower Personality and LMX" in The Oxford Handbook of Leader-Member Exchange., Talya N. Bauer and Berrin Erdogan Ed., Oxford University Press, pp. 119-135, 2015
    DOI : 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199326174.013.0016
  • SCHYNS, B., T.KIEFER , L.STAUDIGL, "Implizite Führungstheorien" in Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Führungsforschung., J. Felfe Ed., Hogrefe, 2014
  • SCHYNS, B., M.KNOLL, "Leader-Member Exchange" in Aktuelle Entwicklungen in der Führungsforschung., J. Felfe Ed., Hogrefe, 2014
  • SCHYNS, B., "The role of distance in Leader-Member Exchange (LMX)" in Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships: When near is far and far is near., M. C. Bligh & R. E. Riggio Ed., Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 136-154, 2012
  • SCHYNS, B., T.HANSBROUGH KELLER , "Heroic illusions: How implicit leadership theories shape follower attributions about poor leader performance" in When leadership goes wrong: Destructive leadership, mistakes and ethical failures., B. Schyns T. K. 0& Hansbrough Ed., Information Age Publishing, 2010
  • SCHYNS, B., T.HANSBROUGH KELLER , "When leadership goes wrong – Overview" in When leadership goes wrong: Destructive leadership, mistakes and ethical failures., B. Schyns T. K. 0& Hansbrough Ed., Information Age Publishing, 2010
  • KERSCHREITER, R., B.SCHYNS, D.FREY, "Führung" in Sozialpsychologie – Interaktion und Gruppe (Band 22)., D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff Ed., Hogrefe, pp. 181-200, 2011
  • SCHYNS, B., H.BLANK, "The limits of interactional leadership: the relationship between Leader-Member Exchange and span of control" in Gesund mit und ohne Arbeit., T. Rigotti, S. Korek & K. Otto Eds, Pabst Science Publishers, pp. 305 – 314, 2010

Books

  • SCHYNS, B., R. J.HALL, P. N.NEVES, Handbook of Methods in Leadership Research, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, 2017
    DOI : 10.4337/9781785367281
  • PEUS, C., S.BRAUN, B.SCHYNS, Leadership Lessons from Compelling Contexts (Book Series: Monographs in Leadership and Management), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016
    DOI : 10.1108/S1479-357120160000008029
  • SCHYNS, B., T.HANSBROUGH , When Leadership Goes Wrong: Destructive Leadership, Mistakes, and Ethical Failures, Greenwich : Information Age Publishing - Research in Management Consulting, 2010

Academic conferences

  • SCHYNS, B., S.GILMORE, I.KOCH, "What do leaders actually do? –The case of vulnerable narcissists" in 3rd Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Leadership Symposium, 2018
  • ZHENG, X., R. J.HALL, B.SCHYNS, "The Trustee’s Perspective: Antecedents and Outcomes of Follower Felt Trust", Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2017, no. 1, pp. 13597, 2017
    DOI : 10.5465/AMBPP.2017.13597abstract
  • SCHYNS, B., R. E.RIGGIO, "Implicit Leadership Theories: Contents, Stability, and outcomes", Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2015, no. 1, pp. 12675-12675, 2015, Vancouver, Canada
    DOI : 10.5465/AMBPP.2015.12675symposium
  • ABDULHADI, A., B.SCHYNS, "Implicit leadership theories in the Saudi business context", Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2015, no. 1, pp. 12675-12675, 2015, Vancouver
    DOI : 10.5465/AMBPP.2015.12675symposium
  • SCHYNS, B., T.DENNERLEIN, R. E.RIGGIO, "Implicit Followership Theories and People's Dispositions as Drivers of Leadership Effectiveness", Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2015, no. 1, pp. 11698-11698, 2015, Vancouver
    DOI : 10.5465/AMBPP.2015.11698symposium
  • KNOLL, M., B.SCHYNS, L.-E.PETERSEN, "Who is the Good Citizen now? – An experimental study into the role of epistemic motives and implicit followership theories in destructive leadership and followership" in Both Sides of the Story - Leaders and Followers in Constructive and Destructive Leadership Processes, Academy of Management Proceedings, vol. 2014, no. 1, pp. 13378-13378, 2014, Philadelphia, United States
    DOI : 10.5465/AMBPP.2014.13378symposium

Dissemination activity

  • SCHYNS, B., "Keynote speaker -Relationships in the workplace. Applied Relationship Science" in Mini-Conference of the International Association for Relationship Research, 2019, Brighton, United Kingdom
  • SCHYNS, B., "Symposium Destructive leadrship(1): Leader behaviour a,d styles" in 19Th EAWOP CONGRESS: Working for the greater good. Inspiring people, designing jobs and leading organizations, 2019, Turin, Italy
  • SCHYNS, B., "Symposium Destructive leadership (2): Leader personality" in 19Th EAWOP CONGRESS: Working for the greater good. Inspiring people, designing jobs and leading organizations, 2019, Turin, Italy
  • KIEFER, T., B.SCHYNS, R.FOTI, "How self-views relate to motivation to lead" in Contribution to the Symposium “New insights on Motivation to lead” on on the Institute for Work Psychology Biannual Conference, 2016, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • SCHYNS, B., J.FELFE, J.SCHILLING, "Die Rolle der Persönlichkeit bei der Wahrnehmung von destruktiver Führung und Reaktion auf destruktive Führung" in Symposium on the Institute for Work Psychology Biannual Conference, 2016, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • SCHYNS, B., J.FELFE, J.SCHILLING, "From actual leader behavior to follower reaction: The role of perception of abusive supervision and follower personality" in Symposium on the Institute for Work Psychology Biannual Conference, 2016, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • SCHYNS, B., "Destructive leadership" in 17th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2015, Oslo, Norway
  • SCHYNS, B., L. F.STAUDIGL, "Romanticising leaders – A question of Attachment and Affect?" in “Follow you, follow me – The role of followers in effective leadership processes” at the European Association of Work and Psychology Conference, 2015, Oslo, Sweden
  • SCHYNS, B., "A pattern approach to understanding the dark and bright side of leadership – How different types of leaders evoke different effects" in Presentation on the Institute for Work Psychology Biannual Conference, 2016, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • KNOLL, M., P. NEVES, B.SCHYNS, B.MEYER, "Leader openness might not be the first step. Examining the relationship between leaders’ and followers’ implicit theories, leader openness, and employee silence" in Presentation on the Institute for Work Psychology Biannual Conference, 2016, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • SCHYNS, B., "Leadership and perceptions – The role of the followers in perceiving leaders and leadership" in IWP International Conference, 2014, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • STAUDIGL, L. F., B.SCHYNS, "Perceptions in Leadership Research: The Importance of Attachment Style Explained with the Concept of Self-Control. A Theoretical Approach." in IWP International Conference, 2014, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • SCHYNS, B., J.SCHILLING, "Destructive leadership: From a meta-analysis to a research model. In: You know I am bad! Traits and behaviours of bad leaders" in International Congress of Applied Psychology, 2014, Paris, France
  • HANSBROUGH KELLER , T., B.SCHYNS, R. G.LORD, "Remember v. Know Judgments: The Illustrative Case of the Multifactor Leadership Questionnaire (MLQ) Form X" in The Power of Words and Leadership Ratings: What We Know, What We Don't Know, and Why it Matters, 2014, Philadelphia, United States
    DOI : 10.5465/AMBPP.2014.12445symposium
  • SCHYNS, B., "Leader-Member Exchange und die Persönlichkeit von Führungskräften und MitarbeiterInnen: Ein Ausblick" in Contribution to the Symposium „Antezedenzen und Konsequenzen von Leader-Member-Exchange (LMX): Intra- und interindividuelle Perspektiven“ at the 49th Congress of the German Psychology Society (DGPs),, 2014, Bochum, Germany
  • SCHYNS, B., T. K.HANSBROUGH, R. G.LORD, "Die Wahrnehmung transformationaler Führung: Der Effekt impliziter Theorien und affektiver Variablen" in Contribution to the Symposium „Good leader, bad leader: Prädiktoren und Konsequenzen von positiver und negativer Führung und deren Wahrnehmung“ at the 49th Congress of the German Psychology Society (DGPs), 2014, Bochum, Germany
  • FELFE, J., B.SCHYNS, M.GATZKA, J.SCHILLING, S.BERGNER, "Die Bedeutung der dunklen Triade und Führungsmotivation für transformationale und destruktive Führung" in Contribution to the Symposium „Good leader, bad leader: Prädiktoren und Konsequenzen von positiver und negativer Führung und deren Wahrnehmung“ at the 49th Congress of the German Psychology Society (DGPs), 2014, Bochum, Germany
  • SCHYNS, B., "The perception of abusive supervision: A vignette study" in Presentation at the “Future of Leadership” Meeting Amsterdam Business School, 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • SCHYNS, B., C.THOMAS, "Romance of Leadership in the context of football – A thematic analysis of the English football magazine “Four-Four-Two”In: New Perspectives on Influence Processes in Organizations: Integrating Leadership and Followership" in 16th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2013, Germany
  • SCHYNS, B., R.FOTI, "Implicit leadership theories (3): Influences on perceiving leaders" in 27th Annual SIOP Conference, 2013, Hawaii, United States
  • STAUDIGL, L. F., B.SCHYNS, "Implicit leadership theories, attachment style and Leader-Member Exchange." in 27th Annual SIOP Conference, 2013, Hawaii, United States
  • SCHYNS, B., "Implicit leadership theories II: Measurement and methods" in 26th Annual SIOP Conference, 2013, Houston, United States
  • THOMAS, C., B.SCHYNS, "Romance of Leadership in soccer – Analyzing a popular soccer magazine" in 26th Annual SIOP Conference, 2013, Houston, United States
  • SCHILLING, J., B.SCHYNS, "Destructive leadership, its consequences and possible moderators: Outlining a theoretical model. In: „Leadership with an ethical orientation: Empirical evidence and avenues for future research“" in 16th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2013, Muenster, Germany
  • SCHYNS, B., "Implicit leadership theories: Antecedents and implications for leader(ship) development?" in Meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2012, San Diego, United States
  • KIEFER, T., B.SCHYNS, "Drawings in leadership development: A picture paints a thousand words" in Meeting of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2012, San Diego, United States
  • SCHYNS, B., "When leadership goes wrong – Negative leadership in the workplace" in Roundtable Biennial IWP International Conference, 2012, Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • SCHYNS, B., M. J. P. M.VAN VELDHOVEN, "The relationship between LMX dimensions and span of control – Linear or non-linear? In: Current Perspectives on Relationship-Oriented Leadership and Leader-Member Exchange (LMX)" in 16th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2013, Muenster, Germany
  • SCHYNS, B., S.SCHUH, "Leader-Member Exchange" in Symposium at the 15th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2011, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • SCHYNS, B., "The role of distance in Leader-Member Exchange. In: Exploring Distance in Leader-Follower Relationships" in Annual Global Conference of the International Leadership Association, 2011, London, United Kingdom
  • KIEFER, , T., B.SCHYNS, R.KERSCHREITER, "Integrating Implicit Leadership Theories into 360° feedback: A drawing exercise to raise awareness in leaders and followers. In: New Avenues in 360s: Implicit Leadership Theories and Fit" in 26th Annual SIOP Conference, 2011, Chicago, United States
  • SCHYNS, B., "). Leader’s LMX, follower’s LMX. In: The leader-follower fit: new perspectives in leadership research" in 15th European Congress of Work and Organizational Psychology, 2011, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • SCHYNS, B., D.DAY, "Interactional leadership. Symposium at the XXVII International Congress of Applied Psychology" in Symposium at the XXVII International Congress of Applied Psychology, 2010, Melbourne, Australia
  • DAY. , D., B.SCHYNS, "Agreement, consensus, and excellence in Leader-Member Exchange" in Symposium at the XXVII International Congress of Applied Psychology, 2010, Melbourne, Australia
  • SCHYNS, B., J. M.MASLYN, "Können mache Führungskräfte gute Beziehungen zu mehr MitabeiterInnen haben als andere? Die Rolle der Persönlichkeit in der Beziehung zwischen Leader-Member Exchange und Führungsspanne" in 47 Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, 2010, Germany

Professional journals

  • SCHYNS, B., B.WISSE, "How to spot a narcissist in the workplace", Association of MBAs, January 2021
  • SCHYNS, B., "Dark personality in the workplace -", DUBS website research case studies , October 2015
  • SCHYNS, B., "The face of leadership: Perceiving leaders from facial expression", DUBS website research case studies , October 2015
  • SCHYNS, B., "The weapons for dealing with a narcissistic boss", City.am, June 2015

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