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Valerie Benning

Valerie Benning, M. Sc.

PhD student, research and teaching assistant


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Department of Psychology
Chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology
Leopoldstr. 13
80802 Munich

Room: 3207
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 - 5844

Office hours:
On appointment via e-mail

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Academic career

Since 2020 PhD student, research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Economic and Organisational Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich
2019 Research internship at the Chair of Occupational and Organisational Psychology, University of Amsterdam
2019 Research assistant at the Chair of Methodology and Statistics, University of Amsterdam
2018 - 2020 Psychology studies (M. Sc., Research Master Psychology, University of Amsterdam (Focus: Occupational, organisational and social psychology)
2014 - 2018 Trainee and student assistant in the field of HR-management, consulting, staff & organisational development, statistics and evaluation in various companies and consultancies
2014 - 2018 Economic Psychology studies (B.Sc.) at Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg (Focus: occupational and economic psychology, consulting and organisational development


Research Focus

  • Computer-mediated communication (CMC) at work
  • Effects of CMC on cooperation and collaboration in organisations
  • Relational models and moral motives in relationship regulation


  • Teaching research project “Occupational and Organisational Psychology” (SoSe 2021)
  • Seminar “Economic and Organisational Psychology” (SoSe 2021)
  • Seminar “Research Intensification Economic and Organisational Psychology” (SoSe2022)
  • Seminar “Diagnostics and intervention: Economic and Organisational Psychology” (WiSe 2022/2023)
  • Seminar “Diagnostics and intervention: Personnel Psychology” (WiSe 2020/2021, WiSe 2021/2022)

Publications and congress contributions

  • Reif, J. A. M., Kugler, K. G., Stockkamp, M. T., Richter, S. S., Benning, V. M., Muschaweck, L. A., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2022). An employee-centered perspective on business processes: measuring “healthy business processes” and their relationships with people and performance outcomes. Business Process Management Journal, 28(2), pp. 398-418.
  • Benning, V.M., Kugler, K.G., & Brodbeck, F. C. (2021, September 22–24). (Über)formende Wirkung von Kommunikationstools auf die Zusammenarbeit im Team. Poster presented at the 12th Conference of the section Work-, Organizational- and Business Psychology of the German Psychological Society (DGPs), Chemnitz, Germany.