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She/Her Sofya Isaakyan
Associate Professor in Organizational Behaviour, Rotterdam School of Management BV


13.10.2023 | 10:40 – 11:00 Uhr

LiveTrainingCenter 1 – D.11 | Halle / hall 2

Your Voice Matters: Building Your Leadership Capacity by Speaking Up

Having employees who speak up with change-oriented ideas, suggestions, or concerns contributes to organisational innovation and better performance. But did you know that speaking up also affects the way you view yourself as a leader? As part of the session, Sofya Isaakyan will share insights on the role of voice in leadership development for women and will outline different approaches that would enable you to foster voice in your team.

Thema/Themenreihe: Führung & Kommunikation, Persönlichkeits- & Kompetenzentwicklung

Joblevel: Einstieg, Professionals, Leitungsfunktion, Quereinstieg

Details zum/r Referent/in: She/Her Sofya Isaakyan
Vita: Sofya Isaakyan is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the Department of Organisation and
Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. She received her Ph.D. in Organizational
Behaviour from Maastricht University in 2018. Her research focuses on understanding employees‘ upward expression of
ideas and concerns about work-related issues (i.e., voice behaviour) and the corresponding reactions by managers. Her
second area of research focuses on how managers can effectively build their leadership capacity and leader identity. Her
research has been published in top-tier academic outlets including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied
Psychology, and Organizational Behaviour and Human Decision Processes. Sofya is the recipient of a prestigious Veni
research grant by NWO in 2022. She is an editorial member for the Journal of Management Studies.

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