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Dr. Sabrine El Baroudi is an assistant professor at the department of Management and Organisation at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She is also the coordinator of the SBE Pre-Master Programmes and a co-director of the VU Knowledge Hub for Feedback Culture. She obtained her PhD in Organizational Behavior and Career Management at the Vrije Universiteit in 2016. Prior to joining the Vrije Universiteit as an assistant professor, Sabrine has worked in visiting research positions at the University of Toronto in Canada and in teaching positions at universities in Dubai. Sabrine has also worked as an consultant in the areas of HRM, social support programs, marketing & internet strategy in companies based in the Netherlands.


Her main research interests are employee satisfaction and motivation, proactive work and career behaviors, aggressive work behavior, learning and development, talent management and meaningful work. She is particularly interested in examining how these topics influence performance at different organizational levels, i.e. individual, team and organizational level. Sabrine regularly presents her work at international research conferences and practitioners’ events. She has for example presented her work at research conferences organized by ESMT, EURAM and AOM. She also publishes her work in international peer-reviewed journals.


Sabrine has experience teaching topics as human resource management, organizational development and change management, leadership, cross-cultural management, training and development, business ethics, compensation management and academic skills. She also supervises students during Capstone Projects and is involved in the supervision of 3 PhD students.

Graduated PhD students

Akvile Bouwens dissertation with title: "Shall we get along or get ahead? A multimethod study of how organizational context shapes individuals’ feedback giving and feedback seeking" . Graduated on 23 October 2023.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Academic qualification

Organizational Behavior, PhD, Shading a fresh light on proactivity research , Management and Organisation

Award Date: 21 Jan 2016

Human Resource Management, Master, The effects of age on job crafting: Exploring the motivations and behavior of younger and older employees in job crafting, Management and Organisation

Award Date: 30 Aug 2012

Policy, Communication & Organization, Bachelor, Leader effectiveness and age differences , Management and Organisation

Award Date: 30 Aug 2008

User created Keywords

  • (Green) HRM
  • Feedback
  • Expatriation
  • Meaningful Work
  • Proactivity
  • ambition
  • career


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