About the Author
Claartje Vinkenburg is Associate Professor of organizational behavior and development at the VU University Amsterdam. She studied social psychology at the University of Groningen, and earned her PhD in Business Administration in 1997 at the VU University Amsterdam on gender differences in managerial behavior and effectiveness. From 1997 to 2001 she worked as a management consultant (at Berenschot and independently) and a visiting scholar and adjunct lecturer at Northwestern University (USA). As managing director of the Amsterdam Center for Career Research (www.accr.nl), Claartje's research focuses on gender, leadership and career advancement, including the effects of normative beliefs about parenting on women's career patterns and outcomes, with Josje Dikkers (VU) and Marloes van Engen (UvT). She has published several book chapters and articles (e.g. Journal of Vocational Behavior and the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Leadership Quarterly) on her research, as well as edited a book on 'Top potentials' for the Dutch Foundation of Management Development.
Josje Dikkers works at the department of Human Resource Management, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht. She studied Work- & Organizational Psychology at Tilburg University and completed this study with honours (Cum Laude). In 2008, she earned her PhD on ‘Work-home interference in relation to work, organizational, and home characteristics' at the Department of Work- & Organizational Psychology of the Radboud University Nijmegen. From 2006 to 2012, she worked at VU University Amsterdam within the Department of Management amp; Organization Studies. Josje Dikkers has published several (inter)national articles and book chapters based on her research. Since 2004 she has also worked part time at Qidos as a research consultant. Her research interests primarily focus on the interaction between people’s work and private lives and work-home culture.