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dr. B. (Barbara) Nevicka

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group Work and Organizational Psychology
Photographer: onbekend

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 129
  • Room number: 2.06
Postal address
  • Postbus 15919
    1001 NK Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Education

    • PhD (cum laude) in Organizational Psychology - University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Graduate Diploma of Philosophy - Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    • Master of Accounting (cum laude) - Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    • Bachelor of Accounting - Macquarie University, Sydney Australia

     

    Research

    My main research area is on narcissism in social contexts in general, with a focus on leadership. I examine the reasons for emergence of narcissists as leaders (e.g., under contextual uncertainty) and their consequences on their followers, groups and organizations. Moreover, I focus on narcissists’ functioning (e.g., reactions to ego-threats) in social contexts, also outside of the workplace. I conduct research using experimental designs on the individual and group level, and field studies using multiple raters (e.g., leaders and followers) as well as organizational outcomes. 

     

    Publications

     

    Nevicka, B., Van Vianen, A. E., De Hoogh, A. H. B., & Voorn, B. (in press). Narcissistic leaders: An asset or a liability? Leader visibility, follower responses, and group-level absenteeism. Journal of Applied Psychology.

     

    Nevicka, B. (in press). Narcissism and leadership: A match made in heaven? In T. Herman, A. Brunell, & J. Foster (Ed.), The Handbook of Trait Narcissism: Key Advances, Research Methods, and Controversies. New York, NY: Springer.

     

    Boot, N., Nevicka, B., & Baas, M. (in press). Creativity in ADHD: Goal-directed motivation and domain-specificity. Journal of Attention Disorders.

     

    Boot, N., Nevicka, B., & Baas, M. (2017). Subclinical symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with specific creative processes. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences, 114, 73-81.

     

    Nevicka, B., Baas, M., & Ten Velden, F. S. (2016). The bright side of threatened narcissism: Improved performance following ego-threat, Journal of Personality, 84, 809-823.

     

    Tummers, L, Steijn, B., Nevicka, B., & Heerma, M. (in press). The effects of leadership and job autonomy on vitality: survey and experimental evidence, Review of Public Personnel Administration.

     

    De Hoogh, A. H. B., Den Hartog, D. N., & Nevicka, B. (2015). Gender differences in the perceived effectiveness of narcissistic leaders. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 64, 370-380.

     

    Baas, M., Nevicka, B., & Ten Velden, F. S. (2014). Specific mindfulness skills differentially predict creative performance, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1092-1106.

     

    Nevicka, B., De Hoogh, A. H. B., Van Vianen, A. E. M., & Ten Velden, F. S. (2013). Uncertainty enhances the preference for narcissistic leaders. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 370-380.

     

    Nevicka, B., De Hoogh, A. H. B., Van Vianen, A. E. M., Beersma, B., & McIlwain, D. (2011). All I need is a stage to shine: Narcissists' leader emergence and performance. Leadership Quarterly, 22, 910-925.

     

    Nevicka, B., Ten Velden, F. S., De Hoogh, A. H. B., & Van Vianen, A. E. M. (2011). Reality at odds with perceptions: Narcissistic leaders and group performance. Psychological Science , 22, 1259-1264.

     

    Emsley, D. A. R., Nevicka, B., & Harrison, G. (2006). Effect of cognitive style and professional development on the initiation of radical and non-radical management accounting innovations. Accounting & Finance, 46, 243-264. 

     

  • Publications

    2018

    • Nevicka, B. (2018). Narcissism and leadership: A Perfect Match? In A. D. Hermann, A. B. Brunell, & J. D. Foster (Eds.), The Handbook of Trait Narcissism: Key Advances, Research Methods, and Controversies (pp. 399-407). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92171-6_43 [details]
    • Nevicka, B., de Hoogh, A. H. B., den Hartog, D. N., & Belschak, F. D. (2018). Narcissistic Leaders and Their Victims: Followers Low on Self-Esteem and Low on Core Self-Evaluations Suffer Most. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1-14. [422]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00422 [details]
    • Nevicka, B., van Vianen, A. E. M., De Hoogh, A. H. B., & Voorn, B. C. M. (2018). Narcissistic leaders: An asset or a liability? Leader visibility, follower responses, and group-level absenteeism. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(7), 703-723. https://doi.org/10.1037/apl0000298 [details]

    2017

    • Boot, N. C., Nevicka, B., & Baas, M. (2017). Creativity in ADHD: Goal-directed motivation and domain-specificity. Journal of Attention Disorders.
    • Boot, N., Nevicka, B., & Baas, M. (2017). Subclinical symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are associated with specific creative processes. Personality and Individual Differences, 114, 73-81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2017.03.050 [details]
    • Nevicka, B. (2017). Narcissism. In F. M. Moghaddam (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior (pp. 512-516). Los Angeles: SAGE reference. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483391144.n232 [details]

    2016

    • Nevicka, B., Baas, M., & ten Velden, F. S. (2016). The bright side of threatened narcissism: Improved performance following ego threat. Journal of Personality, 84(6), 809-823. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12223 [details]

    2015

    • de Hoogh, A. H. B., den Hartog, D. N., & Nevicka, B. (2015). Gender differences in the perceived effectiveness of narcissistic leaders. Applied Psychology, 64(3), 473-498. https://doi.org/10.1111/apps.12015 [details]

    2014

    2013

    • Nevicka, B., de Hoogh, A. H. B., van Vianen, A. E. M., & ten Velden, F. S. (2013). Uncertainty enhances the preference for narcissistic leaders. European Journal of Social Psychology, 43(5), 370-380. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.1943 [details]

    2011

    Award

    • Nevicka, B. (2013). OB Outstanding Reviewer. Academy of Management Conference..

    Media appearance

    • Nevicka, B. (24-02-2017). Intermediair. Hoe deal je met een narcist? Interview B. Nevicka, Intermediair, 24-2-2017 De narcist is, egoïstisch, arrogant en manipulatief. Hoe ga je om met collega’s en bazen die zichzelf altijd vooropstellen?.

    Talk / presentation

    • Nevicka, B. (speaker) (21-10-2017). How narcissists emerge and perform as leaders - in a panel: Populist leaders and communication., Conference ‘Populism: Between Resentment and Resistance’.
    • Nevicka, B. (speaker) (6-7-2017). Groups composed of a narcissistic group member and group members needing structure stimulate group creativity, The European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) Conference., Granada, Spain.
    • Nevicka, B. (speaker) (18-5-2017). A Perfect Match: Narcissists Work Well With Those Who Need Structure., European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP). , Dublin, Ireland.
    • Nevicka, B. (invited speaker) (27-11-2014). Narcissistic Leadership, Invited presentation for Leiderschap in Transitie conference, Groningen, Netherlands., Groningen.
    • Nevicka, B. (invited speaker) (23-5-2014). Threatening the ego of a narcissist: To aggress or to impress? - at a theme session entitled "Thinking, feeling, and acting in a threatening environment"., Kurt Lewin Institute (KLI) conference, Zeist, The Netherlands., Zeist.
    • Nevicka, B. (invited speaker) (25-3-2014). Narcissistic Leadership, Studium Generale, University of Groningen, Netherlands., Groningen.

    Others

    • Nevicka, B. (participant) (21-10-2017). Conference ‘Populism: Between Resentment and Resistance’. How narcissists emerge and perform as leaders - in a panel: Populist leaders and communication. (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Nevicka, B. (participant) (2017). International Convention of Psychological Science., Vienna, Austria. Narcissists' desire to be unique leads to aggression. (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Nevicka, B. (participant) (2017). The European Association of Social Psychology (EASP) Conference 2017, Granada, Spain. Groups composed of a narcissistic group member and group members needing structure stimulate group creativity. (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Nevicka, B. (organiser) (9-7-2014 - 12-7-2014). Symposium conducted at the Association of Social Psychology (EASP) conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Current directions in narcissism research. (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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