Mw.dr. Christina Meyers

Mw.dr. Christina Meyers

Biography

After obtaining my PhD (cum laude) at the Department of Human Resource Studies at Tilburg University, the Netherlands, I took up a position as assistant professor in the same department. In this position, I teach courses and supervise students at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and executive level, covering topics such as talent management, strategic human research management, work and health psychology, positive psychology, and research skills. In addition, I conduct research on organizational approaches to talent management, with the aim of uncovering how organizations can build on individual talent in an effective, yet sustainable way. That means that I am not only interested in exploring how talent management contributes to individual and organizational performance, but also in exploring how it fosters individual well-being, health, and growth across the career-span. I am particularly interested in inclusive approaches to talent management, which build on positive psychology and the underlying assumption that all individuals possess valuable and unique patterns of strengths or talents. Currently, I am working on projects regarding the collective use of strengths is teams, the role of employee proactivity in talent management, the socialization of talented employees, and the transition of recent graduates to work. To this end, I collaborate with many different organizations, both in the public and private sector, and with fellow scientists from across the globe. I have published my research in international journals such as Human Resource Management Review, Journal of World Business, Human Resource Management, Journal of Counseling Psychology, and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. Furthermore, I have presented her work at national and international conferences such as the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, the World Congress on Positive Psychology, the European Conference on Positive Psychology, and the Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology.