Gudela Grote

Gudela Grote is a Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology at ETH Zürich. She received her doctorate at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The main objective of her research is to provide psychologically based concepts and methods for integrative job and organizational design, taking into consideration the changing technological, economic and societal demands and opportunities. A special interest in her research are the increasing flexibility and virtuality of work and their consequences for the individual and organizational management of uncertainty. Application fields for her research are e.g teamwork and standardization in high-​risk systems, effects of new technologies including AI on work processes, and assessing and changing individuals’ uncertainty and design mindsets. Prof. Grote is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and member of the Swiss National Research Council. In her various roles, such as Past President of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology and member of the scientific advisory board of the German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, she strives to promote evidence-based practice and policy-making.

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