David
DE CREMER, David Provost's Chair
Professor
Department:  Management & Organisation Office:  BIZ1-8-56 Contact:  +65-6516 3633 Email:  bizddc@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae

David De Cremer is the provost chair and professor in Management and Organisation at NUS Business School, a fellow at the University of Cambridge, Department of Economics & Policy, an affiliate researcher at the JusticeCollaboratory at Yale Law School, Yale University (US), a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University and a member of the Academic Committee of the nationa ...[More+]

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    • Leadership In The 21st Century
    • Trust As A Business Asset
    • Behavioral Approaches To International Business Dynamics (china, Eu, Uk, Us)
    • Business Ethics In The New Technology Era
    • Organizational Justice
    • Behavioral Business Ethics
    • Journal Articles
      • Schuh S. C., Van Quaquebeke N., Goeritz A Keck N., De Cremer, David and Xin K. (2018), "Does it take more than ideals? How counter-ideal value congruence shapes employees’ trust in the organization.", Journal of Business Ethics, 149, 987-1003
      • Barry Kappes H., Balcetis E. and De Cremer, David (2018), "Motivated Cognition During Recruitment", Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(3), 270-280
      • Haesevoets T., De Cremer, David, Van Hiel A. and Van Overwalle F. (2018), "Understanding the effects of financial compensation on trust increase after norm violations: Evidence from fMRI in favor of forgiveness.", Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(3), 578-590
      • Van Dijke M., De Cremer, David, Langendijk G. and Anderson C. (2018), "Ranking Low, Feeling High: How Hierarchical Position and Experienced Power Promote Prosocial Behavior in Response to Procedural Justice.", Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(2), 164-181
      • Chun J., Brockner J. and De Cremer, David (2018), "How temporal and social comparisons in performance evaluation affect fairness perceptions. ", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 145, 1-15
      • De Cremer, David, van Dijke M., Schminke M., De Schutter L. and Stouten J. (2018), "Trickle-down effects of perceived trustworthiness on employee performance", Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 1335-1357
      • Stouten J., Rousseau D. and De Cremer, David (2018), "Successful organizational change: Integrating the management practice and scholarly literatures", Academy of Management Annals, 12, 752-788.
      • Yang Y. , De Cremer, David and Wang C. (2017), "How Ethically Would Americans and Chinese Negotiate? The Effect of Intra-Cultural versus Inter-Cultural Negotiations.", Journal of Business Ethics, 145(3), 659-670
      • Houwelingen G., van Dijke M. and De Cremer, David (2017), "Fairness Enactment as Response to Higher Level Unfairness: The Roles of Self-Construal and Spatial Distance.", Journal of Management, 43(2), 319-347
      • Haessevoets T., Van Hiel A., Pandelaere M., Bostyn D.H. and De Cremer, David (2017), "How much compensation is too much? An investigation of the effectiveness of financial overcompensation as a means to enhance customer loyalty.", Judgment and Decision Making, 12(2), 183-197
      • Schuh S. C., Van Quaquebeke N., Goritz A.S., Xin K. , De Cremer, David and Van Dick R. (2016), "Mixed Feelings, Mixed Blessing? How Ambivalence in Organizational Identification relates to Employees’ Regulatory Focus and Citizenship Behaviors.", Human Relations , 69(12), 2224-2249
      • Zheng X., van Dijke M., Leunissen J., Giurge, L. and De Cremer, David (2016), "When saying sorry may not help: Transgressor power moderates the effect of an apology on forgiveness in the workplace.", Human Relations , 69, 1387-1418
      • Van Gils S., van Quackebeke N., van Knippenberg D., van Dijke M. and De Cremer, David (2015), "See no evil? Follower moral attentiveness affects how ethical leadership influences follower deviance.", The Leadership Quarterly, 26(2), 190-203
      • Van Dijke M., De Cremer, David, Brebels L. and van Quaquebeke N. (2015), "Willing and able: Action-state orientation and the relation between procedural justice and employee cooperation. ", Journal of Management, 41(7), 1982-2003
      • Bianchi E., Brockner J., van den Bos K., Seifert M., Moon H. , van Dijke M. and De Cremer, David (2015), "Trust in Decision-Making Authorities Dictates the Form of the Interactive Relationship between Outcome Fairness and Procedural Fairness.", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
      • De Cremer, David (2015), " Getting it Done and Getting it Right: Leader Disciplinary Reactions to Followers' Moral Transgressions are Determined by Leader's Construal Level Mindset.", The Leadership Quarterly, 26(5), 878-891
      • Joosten A., van Dijke M., Van Hiel A. and De Cremer, David (2014), "Feel Good, Do-Good!? On Consistency and Compensation in Moral Self-Regulation.", Journal of Business Ethics, 123(1), 71-84
      • Joosten A., van Dijke M., Van Hiel A. and De Cremer, David (2014), "Being 'In Control' may make you lose control: The role of self-regulation in unethical leadership behavior.", Journal of Business Ethics, 121(1), 1-14
      • Brebels L., De Cremer, David and van Dijke M. (2014), "Using self-definition to predict the influence of procedural justice on organizational, interpersonal, and job/task-oriented citizenship behavior.", Journal of Management, 40(3), 731-763
      • De Cremer, David, Haesevoets T., Van Hiel A. and Reinders Folmer C. (2014), "What money can't buy: The psychology of financial overcompensation. ", Journal of Economic Psychology, 42, 83-95
      • Hoogervorst N., De Cremer, David and van Dijke M. (2013), "When do leaders grant voice? The role of followers’ control and belongingness needs in leaders’ enactment of fair procedures. ", Human Relations , 66(7), 973-992
      • Cornelis I., Van Hiel A. , De Cremer, David and Mayer D. (2013), "A leader perspective on procedural fairness: The role of follower belongingness needs and leader empathy. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49, 605-613
      • Leunissen J., De Cremer, David, Reinders Folmer C. and van Dijke M. (2013), "The apology mismatch: Asymmetries between victim's need for apologies and perpetrator's willingness to apologize. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 49(3), 315-324
      • Stouten J., Van Dijke M., Mayer D. and De Cremer, David (2013), "Can a leader be seen as too ethical? The curvilinear effects of ethical leadership.", The Leadership Quarterly, 24(5), 680-695
      • Haessevoets T., Reinders Folmer C. and De Cremer, David (2013), "Money isn't all that matters: The use of financial compensation and apologies to preserve relationships in the aftermath of distributive harm.", Journal of Economic Psychology, 35, 95-107
      • Reinders Folmer C., Klapwijk A., De Cremer, David and van Lange P. (2012), "One for All: What representing a group may do to us.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(5), 1047-1056
      • Reinders Folmer C. and De Cremer, David (2012), "Bad For Me Or Bad For Us? Interpersonal Orientations and the Impact of Losses on Unethical Behavior.", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(6), 760-771
      • Van Dijke M., De Cremer, David, Mayer D. and van Quakebeke N. (2012), "How Empowering Leadership Can Make Procedural Fairness More and Less Effective.", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117, 235-248
      • Mayer D. M., Thau S., Workman K. , Van Dijke M. and De Cremer, David (2012), "Leader Mistreatment, Employee Hostility, and Deviant Behaviors: Integrating Self-Uncertainty and Thwarted Needs Perspectives on Deviance.", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117, 24-40
      • Leunissen J. , De Cremer, David and Reinders F. (2012), "The Importance of Forgiveness in Perpetrators’ Choice to Apologize: An Instrumental Perspective on Apologizing in Bargaining. ", Journal of Economic Psychology, 32, 215-222
      • Dhont K., Van Hiel A. and De Cremer, David (2012), "Externalities awareness in commons and anticommons dilemmas: An antidote to defective behavior. ", Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25, 228-238
      • De Cremer, David and van Dijk, E. (2011), "On the near miss in social dilemmas: How upward counterfactuals influence group stability when the group fails.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47(1), 139-146
      • Desmet P., De Cremer, David and van Dijk E. (2011), "In money we trust? When financial compensations matter in repairing trust perceptions.", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 114(2), 75-86
      • De Cremer, David, Pillutla M. and Reinders Folmer C. (2011), "How important is an apology to you? Forecasting errors in predicting the true value of apologies.", Psychological Science, 22(1), 45-48
      • Van Dijke M. and De Cremer, David (2011), "When social accounts prevent retaliation in ultimatum bargaining: The role of the victim’s responses to uncertainty and power situations. ", Journal of Economic Psychology, 32, 468-479
      • Wubben M.J.J., De Cremer, David and van Dijk E. (2011), "Solving the paradox of indirect reciprocity: The importance of moral emotions.", Journal of Economic Psychology, 32(3)
      • De Cremer, David, van Dijke M. and Mayer D. (2010), "Cooperating when “you” and “I” are treated fairly: The moderating role of leader prototypicality.", Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(6), 1121-113
      • Van Dijke M., De Cremer, David and Mayer D. M. (2010), "The role of power in explaining procedural fairness effects.", Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(3), 488-502
      • De Cremer, David, Brockner J., Fishman A., van Olffen W. and Mayer D.M. (2010), "When do procedural fairness and outcome fairness interact to influence employees’ work attitudes and behaviors? The moderating effect of uncertainty.", Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(2), 291-304
      • De Kwaadsteniet E. , van Dijk E., Wit A. and De Cremer, David (2010), "Emotional and Retributive Reactions after Overuse in Social Dilemmas: The Role of Causal Attributions under Resource Size Uncertainty.", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(1), 59-70
      • De Cremer, David, van Dijk E. and Pillutla M. (2010), "Explaining Unfair Offers in Ultimatum Games and their effects on Trust: An Experimental Approach. ", Business Ethics Quarterly, 20(1), 107-126
      • De Cremer, David, Mayer D. and Schminke M. (2010), "On understanding ethical behaviour and decision making: A behavioral business ethics approach.", Business Ethics Quarterly, 20(1), 1-6
      • Van Dijke M. and De Cremer, David (2010), "Leader prototypicality and procedural fairness: The moderating effect of group identification. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46(1), 85-96
      • De Cremer, David (2010), "When financial compensations versus apologies matter after transgressions in bargaining: It depends on whether the transgression involved losses or gains. ", Journal of Economic Psychology, 31(6), 843-848
      • Stouten J. and De Cremer, David (2010), "Seeing is believing": The effects of facial expressions of emotion and verbal communication in social dilemmas.", Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 23(3), 271-287
      • De Cremer, David and van Kleef G. (2009), "Being overpaid and feeling good about yourself: The role of other’s emotions on self-esteem reports as a function of distributive justice information. ", Journal of Economic Psychology, 30(5), 793-802
      • De Cremer, David, Mayer D.M., Van Dijke. M., Schouten B.C. and Bardes M. (2009), "Self-sacrificial leadership promoting prosocial behavior: The moderating role of prevention focus. ", Journal of Applied Psychology, 94(4), 887-899
      • Wubben M.J.J. , De Cremer, David and Van Dijk E. (2009), "Being emotional about Tit-for-tat: Issues of reciprocity, anger, and disappointment in social dilemmas.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45(4), 987-990
      • De Cremer, David and van Dijk E. (2009), "Paying for sanctions in social dilemmas: The effects of endowment asymmetry and accountability. ", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 109(1), 45-55
      • De Cremer, David and Sedikides C. (2009), "The whys and whens of personal uncertainty. ", Psychological Inquiry, 20(4), 218-220
      • De Cremer, David, Dekwaadsteniet E. and De Cremer D. (2009), "Tacit coordination in social dilemmas: The importance of having a common understanding.", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 96(3), 665-678
      • Wubben M.J.J, De Cremer, David and Van Dijk E. (2009), "When the emotions of others influence cooperation in public good dilemmas: The role of provision point level.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45(1), 15-23
      • Van Prooijen J.-W, De Cremer, David, van Beest I., Stahl T., van Dijke M. and van Lange P.A.M. (2008), "The egocentric nature of procedural justice: Social value orientation as moderator of reactions to decision-making procedures.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44(5), 1303-1315
      • Brebels L.G.G. , De Cremer, David and Sedikides C. (2008), "Retaliation as a Response to Procedural Unfairness: A Self-Regulatory Approach. ", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95(6), 1511-1525
      • De Cremer, David, Brebels L.G.G and Sedikides C. (2008), "Being uncertain about what? Procedural fairness effects as a function of general uncertainty and belongingness uncertainty. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44(6), 1520-1525
      • Brockner J., De Cremer, David, Fishman A.Y. and Spiegel S. (2008), "When does high procedural fairness reduce self-evaluations following unfavorable outcomes? The moderating effect of prevention focus. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44(2), 187-200
      • De Cremer, David and Tyler T.R (2007), "The effects of trust and procedural justice on cooperation. ", Journal of Applied Psychology, 92(3), 639-649
      • Van Vugt M., De Cremer, David and Janssen D. (2007), "Intergroup threat fosters intragroup cooperation: The male warrior hypothesis.", Psychological Science, 18(1), 19-23
      • Van Dijk E. and De Cremer, David (2006), "Putting one’s own interest first or not: Leader-follower effects and social value orientations.", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32(10), 1352-1361
      • Mulder L.B., Van Dijk E., De Cremer, David and Wilke H.A.M. (2006), "Sanctioning systems in social trilemmas.", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32(10), 1312-1324
      • De Cremer, David (2006), "Affective and motivational consequences of self-sacrifice: The moderating effect of autocratic leadership. ", The Leadership Quarterly, 17(1), 79-93
      • Mulder L.B., van Dijk E., De Cremer, David and Wilke H.A.M (2006), "Undermining trust and cooperation: The paradox of sanctioning systems in social dilemmas.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42(2), 147-162
      • Stouten J., De Cremer, David and van Dijk E. (2006), "Violating equality in social dilemmas: Emotional and retributive reactions as a function of trust, attribution, and honesty.", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32(7), 894-906
      • De Cremer, David and Van Hiel A. (2006), "When it matters to me that you are treated fairly: Effects of other’s fair treatment as a function of other’s willingness to help.", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 100(2), 231-249
      • De Kwaadsteniet E., van Dijk E., Wit A. and De Cremer, David (2006), "Social dilemmas as strong versus weak situations: Social value orientations and tacit coordination under resource size uncertainty.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42(4), 509-516
      • Van den Berg B., Dewitte S. and De Cremer, David (2006), "Are prosocials unique in their egalitarianism? The pursuit of equality in outcomes among individualists. ", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32(9), 1219-1231
      • Tyler T.R. and De Cremer, David (2005), "Process based leadership: Fair procedures and reactions to organizational change. ", The Leadership Quarterly, 16(4), 529-545
      • De Cremer, David and Tyler T.R. (2005), "Managing group behavior: The interplay between procedural fairness, self, and cooperation. In M. Zanna (Ed.)", Advances in Experimental Social Psycholo, 37, 151-218, New York: Academic Press
      • De Cremer, David, van Knippenberg B., van Knippenberg D. , Mullenders D. and Stinglhamber F. (2005), "Effects of procedural fairness as a function of leadership style: Self-reward leadership and fair procedures as determinants of self-esteem. ", Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(1), 3-12
      • De Cremer, David and Sedikides C. (2005), "Self-uncertainty and responsiveness to procedural justice. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 41(2), 157-173
      • De Cremer, David, Brockner J. , Van den Bos K. and Chen Y. (2005), "The influence of interdependent self-construal on procedural fairness effects. ", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 96(2), 155-167
      • Van Knippenberg B., van Knippenberg D. and De Cremer, David (2005), "Leadership, self, and identity: An introduction.", The Leadership Quarterly, 16(4), 495-499
      • De Cremer, David, Tyler T.R. and den Ouden N. (2005), "Managing cooperation via procedural fairness: The mediating influence of self-other merging. ", Journal of Economic Psychology, 26(3), 393-406
      • De Cremer, David, Van Vugt M., Jepson S. and Hart C.M. (2004), "Why autocratic leadership might fail in solving public good dilemmas: The importance of group stability. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40(1), 1-12
      • Van Dijk, E., De Cremer, David and Handgraaf M. (2004), "Social value orientations and the strategic use of fairness.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40(6), 697-707
      • De Cremer, David and van Knippenberg D. (2004), "Charismatic Leadership, Collective Identification, and Leadership Effectiveness: The Interactive Effects of Leader Self-Sacrifice and Self-Confidence", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 95(2), 140-155, *article reprinted in Pierce J. L. & Newstrom, J. W. (2007, Ed.), Leaders and the Leadership Process (5th edition). McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
      • De Cremer, David (2004), "The influence of accuracy as a function of leader’s bias: The role of trustworthiness in the psychology of procedural justice. ", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(3), 293-304
      • Van Knippenberg B., Van Knippenberg D. and De Cremer, David (2004), "). Leadership, self and identity: A review and research agenda. ", Judgment and Decision Making, 15(6), 825-856
      • De Cremer, David and van Knippenberg D. (2003), "Cooperation with leaders in social dilemmas: On the effects of procedural fairness and outcome favorability in structural cooperation. ", Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 91(1), 1-11
      • De Cremer, David and van Knippenberg D. (2002), "How do leaders promote cooperation? The effects of charisma and procedural fairness. ", Journal of Applied Psychology, 87(5), 858-866
      • De Cremer, David and van Dijk E. (2002), "Reactions to Group Success and Failure as a Function of Group Identification: A Test of the Goal-Transformation Hypothesis in Social Dilemmas. ", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38(5), 435-442
      • De Cremer, David and Van Vugt M. (2002), "Intergroup and intragroup aspects of leadership in social dilemmas: A relational model of cooperation.", Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38(2), 126-136
      • De Cremer, David (2002), "Respect and cooperation in social dilemmas: The importance of feeling included. ", Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(10), 1335-1341
    • Books/Monographs
      • Tian T., De Cremer, David and Chunbo W. (2018), "Huawei: Leadership, culture and connectivity.", Sage Publishing
      • De Cremer, David (2013), "The proactive leader: How to overcome procrastination and make a bold decision now.", Palgrave Macmillan
      • De Cremer, David and Pillutla M. (2012), "Making negotiations predictable: What science tells us?", Palgrave Macmillan
      • De Cremer, David and Tenbrunsel A.E. (2012), "Behavioral business ethics: Shaping an emerging field.", New York: Taylor & Francis
      • De Cremer, David (2011), "When good people do bad things: Illustrations of the psychology behind the financial crisis.", Acco Uitgeverij, Leuven, Belgium. (E-book on UK Amazon and printed version; ISBN-number: 978 90 334 8351 6; distribution by York Publishing Services)
      • De Cremer, David, Van Dick R. and Murnighan J.K. (2010), "Social psychology and organizations. New York: Taylor & Francis."
      • De Cremer, David (2009), "Psychological perspectives on ethical behavior and decision making.", Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing
      • De Cremer, David, Zeelenberg M. and Murnighan J.K. (2006), "Social psychology and economics.", Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Association
      • De Cremer, David "Advances in the psychology of justice and affect. ", Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing
    • Recipient of a Visiting Fellowship at the Hoover Institution (a public policy think tank and research institution), Stanford University - 2019
    • Most cited The Leadership Quarterly Articles since 2015 - 2015
    • Recipient of the 2015 mid-career award by the British Psychology Society (BPS) for my significant contributions to the field of social psychology. - 2015
    • Recipient of the Pwc funded 2018 award for best business book in Russia - 2014
    • The Leadership Quarterly Decennial Influential Article Award - 2014
    • Top Thought Leaders in Trust by the organization Trust across America - 2014
    • Recipient of the CEIBS 2013 External Academic Honor - 2013
    • Recipient of the 2013 CEIBS Research Excellence Award - 2013
    • Finalist of the “outstanding publication in organizational behaviour competition 2011” by the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. - 2011
    • 2011 ERIM (Erasmus Research Institute of Management; Rotterdam School of Management) “impact on managerial practices” award - 2011
    • Number 1 position in the top-40 of Dutch Economists in 2009-2010 - 2010
    • Elected “ERIM (Erasmus Research Institute for Management Research) research fellow” at Rotterdam School of Management - 2009
    • “best paper award” at the annual WAOP (Work and organizational psychology association in the Netherlands) - 2008
    • International Society for Justice Research Early Career Contribution Award”. - 2008
    • Comenius European Young Psychologist Award - 2007
    • Research Fellowship at the J.F. Kennedy School, Harvard University, USA - 2007
    • “best paper award” for an article published in the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology - 2006
    • Emerald LiteratiNetwork 2006 Highly Commended Award - 2006
    • Membership “Young Academy of Science” - 2006
    • Included in the “Cream of Science”, (2005, showcase of Dutch prominent research; “Keur der Wetenschap”) - 2005
    • Jos Jaspers Early Career Award for Outstanding contributions to social psychology - 2005
    • Elected member to Society of Experimental Social Psychology - 2005
    • Fellowship Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences - 2004
    • Nominee (one of the three finalists) for the American Psychology Association (APA) Award for best Ph.D.-thesis in Group Psychology - 2000
    • Outstanding Social Psychology PhD-thesis - 2000
    • Postgraduate Study Visit Award - 1998
    • MA, University of Cambridge, UK, 2017
    • Ph.D, University of Southampton, UK, 2000
    • MSc, Social Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium, 1995
    • BA, Philosophy, University of Leuven, Belgium, 1995
    • Visiting fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, US, 2019 - current
    • Professor and Provost Chair, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, 2019 - current
    • KPMG endowed professor in management studies, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, 2014 - 2019
    • Professor in Management, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), China, 2012 - 2014
    • Visiting professor, London Business School, UK, 2009 - 2014
    • Professor in Behavioral Business Ethics, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, 2008 - 2014
    • Visiting fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, US, 2007 - 2008
    • Visiting professor, New York University, US, 2001 - 2005
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