Eleni is an assistant professor in Work and Organizational Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. She currently also serves as an Associate Editor of the Team Performance Management Journal.
Eleni studied Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and then completed her masters in Organizational Psychology at the University of Leeds in the UK. Afterwards, she gained her PhD at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich entitled „Team Adaptation Process: An Empirical Investigation of this Unfolding and Dynamic Team Phenomenon”. From 2020 until 2023, she worked as a senior researcher at the Technical University of Munich, where she was the Lead of the Research Group Teamwork | Leadership | Digital Age. Eleni has also completed two research stays, one at the University of Central Florida in the US and one at the University of Exeter in the UK.
Her main research focus is on teamwork, including team performance, team adaptation and collaboration with autonomous technologies as team members.
Experimental research design
Theoretical and empirical work for gaining a better understanding of collaboration in human-AI teams, exploring topics of team trust, team member characteristics, expectations towards human and AI teammates, as well as relationships between all team members, both human and AI.
SIOP Visionary Circle 2022, Research Project “We Are in This Together: When an AI Agent Becomes Your Teammate”
Leadership & Organizational Culture, a compulsory course in the Work & Organizational Psychology bachelor specialization program and an elective course for various other programs.
Organizational Change and Consultancy is a compulsory course in the Master track Consultancy & Organizational Development (Consultancy & Organisatieontwikkeling), and an elective course in the master track Coaching & Vitality in Organizations.
Papers (published in peer-reviewed Journals)
Georganta, E., Peus, C., & Niess, J. (2023). Interactive Technologies supporting Team Effectiveness: A Systematic Literature Review. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2023.2178904
Ulfert, A.-S., Georganta, E., Centeio Jorge, C., Mehrotra, S.& Tielman, M. (2023) Team Trust in Human-Agent Teams: A Multidisciplinary Review and Theoretical Model. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/1359432X.2023.2200172
Georganta, E., Stracke, S., Brodbeck, F., Knipfer, K., & Shawn Burke, C. (2022). Shedding Light on Team Adaptation: Does Experience Matter? Small Group Research, 54(4). https://doi.org/10.1177/10464964221132203
Georganta, E., Burke, C., S., Merk, S., & Mann, F. (2021). Understanding How Team Process-Sequences Emerge Over Time and Contribute to High Team Performance. Team Performance Management. 10.1108/TPM-03-2020-0018
Georganta, E., Kugler, K. G., Reif, J. M., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2021). Diving Deep into Team Adaptation: How Does it Really Unfold Over Time?. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1037/gdn0000133
Georganta, E., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2020). Capturing the Four-Phase Team Adaptation Process with Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales (BARS). European Journal of Psychological Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000503
Georganta, E., Kugler, K. G., Reif, J. M., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2020). The Four-Phase Team Adaptation Process: A First Empirical Investigation. Team Performance Management. doi: 10.1108/TPM-01-2020-0007
Ulfert, A.-S. & Georganta, E. (20201). A Model of Team Trust in Human-Agent Teams. ICMI Workshop on Insights into Group and Team Dynamics Proceedings, 171-176, https://doi.org/10.1145/3395035.3425959
Burke, C. S., Georganta, E., & Marlow, S. (2019). A Bottom‑Up Perspective to Understanding the Dynamics of Team Roles in Mission Critical Teams. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01322
Georganta, E., Wölfl, T. F., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2019). Team adaptation triggers: A categorization scheme. Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie (GIO), 50(2), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11612-019-00454-4
Burke, C. S, Georganta, E., & Hernandez, C. (2017). The Importance of Time in Team Leadership Research. In E. Salas, W. Brandon Vessey, L. B. Landon (Ed.) Team Dynamics Over Time (Vol. 18, pp. 95- 122). Emerald Publishing Limited.
Fiore, S., & Georganta, E. (2017). Collaborative Problem Solving and Team Development: Extending the Macrocognition in Teams Model through Considerations of the Team Life Cycle. In E. Salas, W. Brandon Vessey, L. B. Landon (Ed.) Team Dynamics Over Time (Vol. 18, pp.189 - 208). Emerald Publishing Limited.