Dr. Meir Shemla is an Associate Professor at the Department of Organization and Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM).He received his PhD in Work & Organizational Psychology in 2011.
His work focuses on the impact of team composition on team performance, and he has particular interest in how diversity in teams can be leveraged to increase innovation and performance. In his work he also explores the consequences of diversity policies on organizational performance and talent acquisition. Other research topics he is exploring include the role of followers in successful leadership and the effect of emotions in teams.
M. Shemla & J. Wegge (2018). Managing diverse teams by enhancing team identification: The mediating role of perceived diversity. Human Relations, Accepted.
B. Ries, S. Diestel, M. Shemla, F. Liebermann, J. Wegge & K. Schmidt (2013). Age diversity and team effectiveness. In C..M. Schlick, E. Frieling & J. Wegge (Eds.), Age-Differentiated Work Systems (pp. 89-118). Berlin: Springer
M. Shemla, D. Dej & J. Wegge (2012). Aiming for innovation in teams: The promise of team diversity. In A.-G. Tan (Ed.), Creativity and Talent Development.. Frankfurt: Springer
M. Shemla, S. Adanov & J. Gadellaa (2016, september 1). Too much of a good thing: Is there a risk in having too much diversity? CEMS Magazine