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Springall Gautier, Lille, Dr.

Lille Springall Gautier

Dr. Lille Springall Gautier
Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie
Kreuzplatz 5
8032 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 632 05 16

Research areas



Peer-reviewed Publications

Springall, L., Manchen-Spörri, S. & Grote, G. (in press). Leadership in the 21stcentury: Leading virtual teams in Murugan, A., Thompson, T & Simmers, C. (eds.) The Transformation of the Workplace: The Web and Work in the 21st Century. Advances in Management Information Systems Research Monograph Series.

Grote, G., Manchen, S. & Springall, L. (2004) Telemanagement: Notwendigkeit für ein complexes Verhaltensrepertoire. Arbeit Zeitschrift für Arbeitsforschung, Arbeitsgestaltung und Arbeitspolitik. Ausgabe 1/2004. Lucius.

Manchen Spörri, S., Springall, L. & Grote, G. (2003). Führung virtueller Teams in der IT-Branche: Neue Herausforderungen an Führung und Kommunikation. Wirtschaftspsychologie. Ausgabe 1/2003. Pabst Science Publishers.

Manchen Spörri, S., Springall, L. & Grote, G. (2002). E-Leadership in virtuellen Teams. New Management. Mai.

Conference Presentations

Springall, L., Manchen, S. & Grote, G. (November 2004). The transformation of the workplace: Coaching and virtual leadership. International Coaching Federation Research Symposium,Quebec, Canada.

Springall, L., Grote, G. & Manchen-Spörri, S. (May 2004). Empowerment in Virtual Teams: Reality or Myth. Leadership Symposium. Tilburg University, the Netherlands.

Springall, L., Grote, G. & Manchen-Spörri, S. (March 2004). Leading Virtual Teams: Leadership Styles and Team Performance. Gesselschaft für Arbeitswissenschaften Konferenz. Zürich, Switzerland.

Springall, L., Manchen-Spörri, S. & Grote, G. (May 2003). Leadership Strategies for Virtual Teams. XIth European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology. Lisbon, Portugal.

Manchen Spörri, S., Springall, L. & Grote, G. (2003). Führung virtueller Teams in der IT-Branche: Neue Herausforderungen an Führung und Kommunikation. 9. Dresdner Symposium für Psychologie der Arbeit. February 2003.

Springall, L., Manchen Spörri & Grote, G. (2002). Virtual Teams and Leadership. Swiss Open Business Forum. April 2002.

Springall - Gautier, L. Through the looking glass: top management team's perceptions of interorganizational social networks, strategic decision-making and firm performance. 20th meeting of the INSNA (International Society for Network Analysis), Sunbelt Conference. Vancouver, B.C.,Canada. April 2000.

Working Papers

Springall, L. (2003). The role of top management teams' mental models of interorganizational social networks in strategic decision-making. IFAP - ETH Zürich. Working Paper.

Additional Research Activities

Reviewer. 2001 International Academy of African Business and Development Conference. Washington, D.C.

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Work Experience

April 2001 - present: Research Fellow, Institut für Arbeitspsychologie (IFAP). Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) - Zürich, Switzerland.

Winter 2002 - present: Instructor. Introductory Work Psychology Modules. Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) - Zürich, Switzerland.

October 2000 - June 2001: Lecturer. Organizational Behavior and Leadership, Human Resource Management.MBA and Executive MBA programs. Swiss Business School. Zürich,Switzerland.

August 2000: Guest Lecturer. Business Mathematics Workshop. Executive MBA GSBA. Zürich, Switzerland

December 2000 - January 2001: Lecturer. Strategic Management, Human Resource Management.IMI /ITI (International Management Institute) Switzerland.

Spring 1999: Teaching Assistant. Strategic Implementation (MBA). Carnegie Mellon University. Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Summer 1998: Lecturer. Organizational Behavior I (undergraduate). Carnegie Mellon University.

Fall 1998: Teaching Assistant Human Behavior in Organizations (MBA). Carnegie Mellon University.

Spring 1998, Fall 1997: Teaching Assistant (Intern) Corporate Strategy (MBA).Carnegie Mellon University.

Spring 1997: Teaching Assistant (Intern) Corporate Strategy (MBA).Carnegie Mellon University.

Spring 1997: Teaching Assistant (Intern) Human Resources (MBA).Carnegie Mellon University.


March 2002: CPC. Certified Professional Coach. Academy for Coach Training. Washington, U.S.A.

December 2000: Ph.d. Organizational Behavior and Theory. (Dissertation: The Role of Top Management Teams’ Cognitive Models of Interorganizational Social Networks in Strategic Decision-Making.) Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

May 1997: M.S. Organizational Behavior and Theory. Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

June 1995: M.S. Engineering-Economic Systems. (Thesis: Evaluation of Ozone Pollution in Mexico City using a Non-linear Probabilistic Analysis Model). School of Engineering. Stanford University. California, U.S.A.

May 1994: Dual B.A. in Mathematics and French Language & Literature (Honors, Summa Cum Laude, Salutatorian). Hamilton College. New York, U.S.A

July 1993: Diplôme de l’École d’Été: Langue et Civilisation Française. Université de Nice, France. Faculté de Lettres.

Awards and Honours

1995- 1998: William Larimer Mellon Fellowship, Carnegie Mellon University.

1994: Elected to Phi Beta Kappa (New York Chapter).

1994: Elected to Phi Iota Nu (The International Foreign Language Society.)

1994: Nesbitt Prize (Awarded to the Valedictorian and to the Salutatorian), Hamilton College.

1993: Willard Bostwick Marsh Prize Scholarship for Academic Achievement, Hamilton College.

1993: Hansmann-Zlinkoff Award for Research in Mathematics, Hamilton College.

Additional Information

Professional Activities

Member of the European Association for Work and Organisational Psychology.

Membership Officer for International Coaching Federation (CH)

Member of ICF International.

Member of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EAISM).


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