Laurenz Meier, professeur ordinaire


Université de Neuchâtel
Institut de Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations
2e étage, bureau E201
Rue Emile-Argand 11
CH - 2000 Neuchâtel
Tél. + 41 32 718 1320
E-mail : laurenz.meier@unine.ch

Personal webpage: www.laurenzmeier.info
CV: CV incl. publications


2014 Habilitation, University of Bern
2008 Ph.D, University of Bern
2003 M.Sc. in Psychology, University of Bern

Professional experience

Since 2020 Full professor, University of Neuchâtel
2016 – 2020 Assistant professor, University of Neuchâtel
2016 – 2021 Courtesy professor, University of South Florida
2013 – 2016 Principal Investigator, SNF Ambizione Project, University of Fribourg
2011 – 2013 Postdoctoral researcher, University of South Florida, Tampa, US
2010 – 2011 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Basel
2009 – 2010 Postdoctoral researcher, University of Neuchâtel
2004 – 2010 Research assistant, University of Bern

Research interests

  • Occupational health psychology / Stress at work 
  • Counterproductive work behavior
  • Work-Family Conflict
  • Self-esteem and narcissism

Editorial activities

Editorial board: Journal of Applied Psychology; Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; Journal of Business and Psychology; Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
Journal reviewer: Academy of Management Review; Journal of Organizational Behavior; Work & Stress; European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Journal of Personality, and others

Currently funded projects

The New Normal - How to Design and Implement New Work Arrangements That Are Fair and Satisfy Employees' Needs

  • Laurenz Meier, co-principal investigator
  • March 2023 - February 2026
  • Funded by Swiss National Science Foundation (NRP 80; CHF 487,336)


Information and Communication Technology and Boundary Management: A Multilevel Intervention Program to Promote Work-Nonwork Balance, Well-Being, and Performance
  • Laurenz Meier, co-principal investigator
  • May 2020 - April 2024
  • Funded by Swiss National Science Foundation (NRP 77; CHF 623,704)

Publications (selected list from the last years)

For a complete publication list incl. pdf files: see laurenzmeier.info
  • Keller, A., E., & Meier, L. L. (in press).  It’s a new day – is it? Testing accumulation and sensitization effects of workload on fatigue in daily diary. Work & Stress.

  • Orth, U., Meier, L. L., Bühler, J. L., Dapp, L. C., Krauss, S., Messerli, D. & Robins, R. W. (in press). Effect size guidelines for cross-lagged effects. Psychological Methods.

  • Chariatte, C., Meier, L. L., & Cho, E. (2023). Do work stressors relate to social support provision? An Actor-Partner Interdependence Model among dual-earner couples. International Journal of Stress Management, 30, 162-171.

  • Meier, L. L., Keller, A. E., Reis, D., & Nohe, C. (2023). On the asymmetry of losses and gains: Implications of changing work conditions for well-being. Journal of Applied Psychology, 108, 1408-1424.

  • Adiyaman, D., & Meier, L. L. (2022). Short-term effects of experienced and observed incivility on mood and self-esteem. Work & Stress, 36, 133–146.

  • Bianchi, R., Verkuilen, J., Schonfeld, I. S., Hakanen, J. J., Jansson-Fröjmark, M., Manzano-García, G., Laurent, E., & Meier, L. L. (2021). Is burnout a depressive condition? A 14-sample meta-analytic and bifactor analytic study. Clinical Psychological Science.

  • Semmer, N. K., Jacobshagen, N., Keller, A. C., & Meier, L. L. (2021). Adding insult to injury: Illegitimate stressors and their association with situational well-being, social self-esteem, and desire for revenge. Work & Stress, 35, 262–282.

  • Keller, A. C., Meier, L. L., Elfering, A., & Semmer, N. K. (2020). Please wait until I am done! Longitudinal effects of work interruptions on employee well-being. Work & Stress, 34, 148–167.

  • Meier, L. L.°, & Cho, E.° (2019). Work stressors and partner social undermining: Comparing negative affect and psychological detachment as mechanisms. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 24, 359–372.

  •  Zhou, Z. E., Meier, L. L., & Spector, P. E. (2019). The spillover effects of coworker, supervisor, and outsider workplace incivility on work-family conflict: A weekly diary design. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40, 1000-1012.

  • Meier, L. L., & Cho, E. (2019). Work stressors and partner social undermining: Comparing negative affect and psychological detachment as mechanisms. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 24, 359–372.

  • Eatough, E. M., Meier, L. L., Igic, I., Elfering, A., Spector, P., & Semmer, N. K. (2016). You want me to do what? Two daily diary studies of illegitimate tasks and employee well-being. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 108–127.

  • Meier, L. L., Cho, E., & Dumani, S. (2016). The effect of positive work reflection during leisure time on affective well-being: Results from three diary studies. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 255–278.

  • Orth, U., Robins, R. W., Meier, L. L., & Conger, R. D. (2016). Refining the vulnerability model of low self-esteem and depression: Disentangling the effects of genuine self-esteem and narcissism. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 110, 133–149.

  • Meier, L. L., & Gross, S. (2015). Episodes of incivility between subordinates and supervisors: Examining the role of self-control and time with an interaction-record diary study. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36, 1096–1113.

  • Nohe, C., Meier, L. L., Sonntag, K., & Michel, A. (2015). The chicken or the egg? A meta-analysis of panel studies of the relationship between work-family conflict and strain. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 522–536.

  • Meier, L. L., & Spector, P. E. (2013). Reciprocal effects of work stressors and counterproductive work behavior: A five-wave longitudinal study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 529-539.