Martijn’s current studies focus on how group composition and organisational structures affect subgroup formation, group processes, and outcomes, examining this in the context of alliance multi-team systems; networks of interdependent teams across organisations. Martijn’s studies regularly cross levels of analysis as he investigates how teams contribute to organisational outcomes and vice versa. His research methods include field studies, cases and experiments.
Martijn Van der Kamp's Articles
Love thy neighbour
Even though Australians and Indonesians are friendly and easy-going, systemic boundaries can slow the process of collaboration.
Christchurch: reaching out across the divide
Some leaders build walls to keep others out and gain by pushing others down, while there are leaders who invite others in, such as NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
Confirmation bias: I believe, therefore it's true
Stirring controversy can lead to a reinforcement of deep-seated values, and hinder progress.
Getting a grip on unconscious bias
Most Australians believe in values such as fairness and equality – but these can be harder to act on than you would think.