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Christian Vandenberghe

Professor,  Department of Management

Christian Vandenberghe

Contact information

HEC Montréal
3000, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec)
Canada H3T 2A7

Email : christian.vandenberghe@hec.ca
Phone : 514 340-7006
Secretary: 514 340-6708
Fax : 514 340-5635
Office : 5.109


  • Licence (psychologie), Université catholique de Louvain
  • Licence (sciences du travail), Université catholique de Louvain
  • Ph. D. (sciences psychologiques), Université catholique de Louvain


  • Industrial and organizational psychology
  • Organizational commitment
  • Performance management
  • Employee retention
  • Change and well-being in the workplace

This publication selection covers the last five years.


Journal articles (48)

AFOTA, Marie-Colombe, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Supervisors' overtime hours, abusive supervision and leader–member exchange: How supervisors' long work hours harm their relationships with subordinates », Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences / Revue canadienne des sciences de l'administration, vol. 40, no 1, 2023, p. 33-49.

TOUTANT, Jérémy, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « The Power of Negative Affect during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Negative Affect Leverages Need Satisfaction to Foster Work Centrality », International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 20, no 3, 2023, p. 1-16.

BOUDRIAS, Jean-Sébastien, MONTANI, Francesco, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, BATTISTELLI, Adalgisa; « Are wellbeing dimensions differentially related to employee proactive behavior? The joint moderating effects of knowledge job demands and empowering leadership », Current Psychology, vol. 42, no 16, 2023, p. 13999-14011.

RADANIELINA HITA, Marie Louise, GRÉGOIRE, Yany, LUSSIER, Bruno, BOISSONNEAULT, Simon, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, SÉNÉCAL, Sylvain; « An extended health belief model for COVID-19: understanding the media-based processes leading to social distancing and panic buying », Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, vol. 51, no 1, 2023, p. 132-152.

ASLSARIRAEI, Samira, CHÊNEVERT, Denis, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « What Is on Your Gig Radar? Toward a Hierarchical Structure of Coping », International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 19, no 21, 2022, p. 1-20.

TANG, Weigang, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Affective organizational commitment, self-concept, and work performance: A social comparison perspective », The International Journal of Selection and Assessment, vol. 30, no 3, 2022, p. 411-426.

ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Leadership laissez-faire, menace identitaire, et engagement organisationnel », Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations, vol. 28, no 3, 2022, p. 197-210.

SAJADI, Pegah, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Supervisors’ social dominance orientation, nation-based exchange relationships, and team-level outcomes », Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 13, 2022, p. 1-15.

ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Laissez-faire leadership and employee well-being: the contribution of perceived supervisor organizational status », European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 31, no 6, 2022, p. 940-957.

HOFMANS, Joeri, MORIN, Alexandre J.S., BREITSOHL, Heiko, CEULEMANS, Eva, CHÉNARD POIRIER, Léandre, DRIVER, Charles C., FERNET, Claude, GAGNÉ, Marylène, GILLET, Nicolas, GONZALEZ-ROMA, Vicente, GRIMM, Kevin J., HAMAKER, Ellen L., HAU, Kit-Tai, HOULE, Simon, HOWARD, Joshua L., KLINE, Rex B., KUIJPERS, Evy, LEYENS, Theresa, LITALIEN, David, MÄKIKANGAS, Anne, MARSH, Herbert W., MCLARNON, Matthew J. W., MEYER, John P., NAVARRO, Jose, OLIVIER, Elizabeth, O'NEILL, Thomas, PEKRUN, Reinhard, SALMELA-ARO, Katariina, SOLINGER, Omar N., SONNENTAG, Sabine, TAY, Louis, TOTH-KIRALY, Istvan, VALLERAND, Robert J., VANDENBERGHE, Christian, VAN ROSSENBERG, Yvonne G. T., VANTILBORGH, Tim, VERGAUWE, Jasmine, VULLINGHS, Jesse T., WANG, Mo, WEN, Zhonglin, WILLE, Bart; « The baby and the bathwater: On the need for substantive–methodological synergy in organizational research », Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, vol. 14, no 4, 2021, p. 497-504.

CHÉNARD POIRIER, Léandre, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, MORIN, Alexandre J.S.; « From Perceived Supervisor Social Power to Employee Commitment: Definition and Scale Development », Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 12, 2021, p. 1-21.

ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Engagement envers le changement et départs volontaires : un test du modèle à trois composantes », Travail Humain, vol. 84, no 1, 2021, p. 35-61.

ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « L’anxiété liée à la COVID-19 : une analyse de ses effets en milieu de travail », Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations, vol. 27, no 1, 2021, p. 3-16.

ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Une analyse du leadership laissez-faire dans les organisations : le rôle des orientations d’objectifs des employés », Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations, vol. 27, no 3, 2021, p. 159-174.

VANDENBERGHE, Christian, KIM, Dongkyu; « Ethical leadership and organizational commitment: the dual perspective of social exchange and empowerment », Leadership & Organization Development Journal, vol. 42, no 6, 2021, p. 976-987.

VANDENBERGHE, Christian, LANDRY, Guylaine, BENTEIN, Kathleen, ANSEEL, Frederik, MIGNONAC, Karim, ROUSSEL, Patrice; « A Dynamic Model of the Effects of Feedback-Seeking Behavior and Organizational Commitment on Newcomer Turnover », Journal of Management, vol. 47, no 2, 2021, p. 519-544.

BOUDRIAS, Jean-Sébastien, MONTANI, Francesco, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « How and When Does Psychological Wellbeing Contribute to Proactive Performance? The Role of Social Resources and Job Characteristics », International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 18, no 5, 2021, p. 1-23.

TANG, Weigang, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Role Overload and Work Performance: The Role of Psychological Strain and Leader–Member Exchange », Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 12, 2021, p. 1-14.

MUKERJEE, Jinia, MONTANI, Francesco, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « A dual model of coping with and commitment to organizational change: the role of appraisals and resources », Journal of Organizational Change Management, vol. 34, no 5, 2021, p. 1144-1161.

VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « On the elusive moderators of affective organizational commitment », The Spanish Journal of Psychology, vol. 24, 2021, p. 1-10.

BOULAY, Alexandre, ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Engagement envers les buts d’équipe et l’organisation : test d’un modèle intégrateur », Travail Humain, vol. 84, no 4, 2021, p. 349-381.

AFOTA, Marie-Colombe, ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « The interactive effect of leader-member exchange and psychological climate for overwork on subordinate workaholism and job strain », European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 30, no 4, 2021, p. 495-509.

ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Laissez-Faire Leadership and Affective Commitment: the Roles of Leader-Member Exchange and Subordinate Relational Self-concept », Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 36, no 4, 2021, p. 533-551.

KIM, Dongkyu, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Ethical Leadership and Team Ethical Voice and Citizenship Behavior in the Military: The Roles of Team Moral Efficacy and Ethical Climate », Group & Organization Management, vol. 45, no 4, 2020, p. 514-555.

LAPOINTE, Émilie, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil, SCHWARZ, Gary, TREMBLAY, Michel, CHÊNEVERT, Denis; « Social Comparisons, Self-Conceptions, and Attributions: Assessing the Self-Related Contingencies in Leader-Member Exchange Relationships », Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 35, no 3, 2020, p. 381-402.

TANG, Weigang, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Is affective commitment always good? A look at within-person effects on needs satisfaction and emotional exhaustion », Journal of Vocational Behavior, vol. 119, 2020, p. 1-16.

BITEKTINE, Alexandre B., HILL, Kevin, SONG, Fei, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Organizational Legitimacy, Reputation, and Status: Insights from Micro-Level Measurement », Academy of Management Discoveries, vol. 6, no 1, 2020, p. 107-136.

TANG, Weigang, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « The reciprocal relationship between affective organizational commitment and role overload: When autonomy need satisfaction meets the individual self-concept », Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, vol. 93, no 2, 2020, p. 353-380.

ROBERT, Véronique, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Locus of Control and Leader–Member Exchange: A Dimensional, Contextualized, and Prospective Analysis », Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 11, 2020, p. 1-14.

HOULE, Simon, MORIN, Alexandre J.S., FERNET, Claude, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, TOTH-KIRALY, Istvan; « A latent transition analysis investigating the nature, stability, antecedents, and outcomes of occupational commitment profiles for school principals », Journal of Vocational Behavior, vol. 121, 2020, p. 1-21.

MONTANI, Francesco, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, KHEDHAOURIA, Anis, COURCY, François; « Examining the inverted U-shaped relationship between workload and innovative work behavior: The role of work engagement and mindfulness », Human Relations, vol. 73, no 1, 2020, p. 59-93.

BATTISTELLI, Adalgisa, ODOARDI, Carlo, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, DI NAPOLI, G., PICCIONE, Luciano; « Information sharing and innovative work behavior: The role of work‐based learning, challenging tasks, and organizational commitment », Human Resource Development Quarterly, vol. 30, no 3, 2019, p. 361-381.

AFOTA, Marie-Colombe, OLLIER-MALATERRE, Ariane, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « How supervisors set the tone for long hours: Vicarious learning, subordinates' self-motives and the contagion of working hours », Human Resource Management Review, vol. 29, no 4, 2019, p. 1-15.

LAPOINTE, Émilie, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, MIGNONAC, Karim, PANACCIO, Alexandra-Joëlle, SCHWARZ, Gary, RICHEBÉ, Nathalie, ROUSSEL, Patrice; « Development and validation of a commitment to organizational career scale: At the crossroads of individuals’ career aspirations and organizations’ needs », Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, vol. 92, no 4, 2019, p. 897-930.

BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Engagement envers le supérieur et recherche de feedback négatif : le rôle des variables de statut du supérieur », Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations, vol. 25, no 3, 2019, p. 208-220.

GALLETTA, Maura, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, PORTOGHESE, Igor, ALLEGRINI, Elisabetta, SAIANI, Luisa, BATTISTELLI, Adalgisa; « A cross‐lagged analysis of the relationships among workgroup commitment, motivation and proactive work behaviour in nurses », Journal of Nursing Management, vol. 27, no 6, 2019, p. 1148-1158.

VANDENBERGHE, Christian, PANACCIO, Alexandra-Joëlle, BENTEIN, Kathleen, MIGNONAC, Karim, ROUSSEL, Patrice, BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil; « Time‐based differences in the effects of positive and negative affectivity on perceived supervisor support and organizational commitment among newcomers », Journal of Organizational Behavior, vol. 40, no 3, 2019, p. 264-281.

BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Stresseurs de rôle et performance prosociale : l’effet de l’épuisement émotionnel et de l’engagement au travail », Travail Humain, vol. 83, no 4, 2019, p. 293-316.

LAPOINTE, Émilie, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Trust in the supervisor and the development of employees’ social capital during organizational entry: a conservation of resources approach », The International Journal of Human Resource Management, vol. 29, no 17, 2018, p. 2503-2523.

BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Engagement au travail, estime de soi organisationnelle, et satisfaction envers la carrière : une étude prospective », Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations, vol. 24, no 2, 2018, p. 203-218.

KIM, Sung Soo, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « The Moderating Roles of Perceived Task Interdependence and Team Size in Transformational Leadership’s Relation to Team Identification: A Dimensional Analysis », Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 33, no 4, 2018, p. 509-527.

BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Recherche de feedback et performance au travail : l’effet modérateur des orientations vers les objectifs », Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations, vol. 24, no 3, 2018, p. 294-308.

KIM, Dongkyu, CHOI, Dongwon, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Goal-Focused Leadership, Leader-Member Exchange, and Task Performance: The Moderating Effects of Goal Orientations and Emotional Exhaustion », Journal of Business and Psychology, vol. 33, no 5, 2018, p. 645-660.

GUERRERO, Sylvie, CHÊNEVERT, Denis, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, TREMBLAY, Michel, BEN AYED, Ahmed Khalil; « Employees’ psychological empowerment and performance: how customer feedback substitutes for leadership », Journal of Services Marketing, vol. 32, no 7, 2018, p. 868-879.

TREMBLAY, Michel, CHÊNEVERT, Denis, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, PARENT-ROCHELEAU, Xavier; « Beyond individual justice facets: How (Mis)alignment between justice climates affects customer satisfaction through frontline customer extra-role service behavior », European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, vol. 27, no 6, 2018, p. 719-735.

KIM, Sung Soo, SHIN, Donghoon, VOUGH, Heather C., HEWLIN, Patricia, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « How do callings relate to job performance? The role of organizational commitment and ideological contract fulfillment », Human Relations, vol. 71, no 10, 2018, p. 1319-1347.


Book chapters (4)

MASCIOTRA, Viviane, BOUDRIAS, Jean-Sébastien, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Désengagement psychologique au travail et performance à la tâche : Le rôle modérateur du leadership habilitant », Carrières, leadership et conflits, L'Harmattan, 2020, p. 147-159.

MARCOUX, Raphaëlle, BOUDRIAS, Jean-Sébastien, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Le bien-être prédit-il l’engagement organisationnel différemment selon le degré de spécialisation de l’emploi ? », Individus et organisations : évolutions, attitudes et santé au travail, L'Harmattan, 2020, p. 165-177.

COURNOYER, Annabelle, BOUDRIAS, Jean-Sébastien, MONTANI, Francesco, VANDENBERGHE, Christian; « Lien entre le bien-être et la performance proactive : le soutien organisationnel à l’innovation est-il nécessaire ? », Management, innovation et bien-être, L'Harmattan, 2020, p. 167-179.

ROBERGE, Vincent, BOUDRIAS, Jean-Sébastien, CHÉNARD POIRIER, Léandre, VANDENBERGHE, Christian, MONTANI, Francesco; « Le travail du savoir : sa mesure et ses relations avec le bien-être et l’innovation », Management, innovation et bien-être, L'Harmattan, 2020, p. 153-165.

This award and honor selection covers the last five years.

Grand Prix de recherche Pierre-Laurin 2019, Ce prix souligne la contribution exceptionnelle en recherche d'un professeur titulaire ou d'un chercheur titulaire de HEC Montréal pour l'ensemble de sa carrière à l'École., HEC Montréal, 2019

This selection of supervision activities covers the last five years.


Supervised project supervision – MSc in Management (3)

Conception d'un outil stratégique visant l'accompagnement des partenaires du Panel expérience globale dans leur participation aux sondages organisationnels , by Clara Lamoureux
October 2023

Une stratégie de gestion du changement pour les changements incrémentaux du groupe d'approvisionnement de Bombardier Aéronautique , by Sujani Yamilie Rajaratnam-Ponce
March 2020

L'engagement organisationnel des employés de chez Danone Canada. , by Catherine Tremblay
September 2018