Gisela Böhm, Carmen Tanner and Diana Stimmler have contributed chapters to two highly-regarded publications

BPS Blackwell: Environmental Psychology
BPS Blackwell: Environmental Psychology

With their paper on Environmental Risk Perception Carmen Tanner and Gisela Böhm put the profound question as to how people perceive environmental risks and what opposing actions can thus be triggered. They address not only heuristics and cognitive biases but also present a psychometric model to identify key characteristics of risk that underlie risk perception. In so doing they focus on values and moral dimensions. In addition, they examine the emotions resulting from perceived risk and also shape risk perception. A part of their paper constitutes a chapter of the book “Environmental Psychology” - 2019/02/20 SP - T1 - Böhm & Tanner_Chapter in Environmental Psychology, ER - BPS textbooks in psychology. Environmental psychology: An introduction (pp. 15-25). : BPS Blackwell), that is in its 2nd edition.

In view of much-publicised business scandals like the Enron collapse, the Libor scandal, the global financial crisis and the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal ethics strategies and approaches to compliance are being redefined both in management and in academia.
With a focus on organisational culture and classic compliance and integrity aproaches, PhD candidate Diana Stimmler and Professor Carmen Tanner are developing a psychological model based on the idea of a regulatory focus theory to address this key business and societal problem. Their mutual work forms a chapter of the book Agenda for Economic Psychology edited by Katharina Gangl, University of Göttingen, Germany and Erich Kirchler, University of Vienna, Austria with EE Edward Elgar publishing. Publication Date: 2019 | ISBN: 978 1 78811 605 3 | eISBN: 978 1 78811 606 0.

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Diana Stimmler is Research Assistant and PhD student at the Chair of Economic Psychology and Leadership Ethics: Diana Stimmler studied Sociology, Politics and Economics at ZU and at Hallym University in South Korea. She went on to graduate with MSc in Psycholgy of Economic Life from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2017 before returning to LEIZ. Her research primarily focuses on ethical culture and behavioural business ethics. diana.stimmler@zu.de

Professor Dr Gisela Böhm is full professor for psychometrics and research methods at the University of Bergen (UiB), Norway, and adjunct professor in environmental psychology at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (Lillehammer). Her main research interest is on the interplay between risk, morality, and emotion in responses to environmental risks. A further emphasis is on research methodology with a focus on survey construction, experimental design, and multivariate analysis. gisela.boehm@uib.no

Professor Dr Carmen Tanner  is holder of the Chair for Economic Psychology and Leadership Ethics, Vice President of LEIZ: Carmen Tanner, who also holds a professorship at the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich and the directorship of the "Center for Responsibility in Finance", taught and worked at several universities (Bern, Fribourg, Zurich, Northwestern Universtiy in the US, and the Max Planck Insititut Jena. She is also Member of the Scientific Board of the DICO Deutsches Insitut für Compliance. Main research topics: behavioural business ethics and moral intelligence. carmen.tanner@zu.de

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