I am interested in the development and nature of our self-leadership strategies. What do we do when we set ourselves goals? How to we strive to attain our goals? Do we differ across cultures as to which goals we set ourselves and how we strive to attain them?
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2005 Intercultural Features of Self-leadership. Shaker Press, Aachen, Germany.
2006 Poster presentation on “Intercultural Features of Self-leadership” at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
2007 Self-leadership and Goal-striving across Cultures: A Comparison of United States and Chinese
Undergraduate Students. Mellen Press: New York, NY.
2007 Self-leadership: A Cross-cultural Perspective. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 22(6), 569-589.
2008 Poster presentation on “When East meets West: Similarities of and Differences between Chinese and U.S. Undergraduate Students” at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
2008 Poster Presentation on “Fostering Student Success: An Exploratory Study in English Writing Classes” at the Annual Convention of the California Community College Research and Planning Group.
2009 A Study of Individuals’ Goal Striving In the Kurdish Zone of Iraq. Report to the Governing Council of the Kurdish Zone of Northern Iraq.
2009 Fostering Student Success: An Exploratory Study in English Writing Classes. Journal of Applied Research in Community Colleges, 107(2), 383-392.
2010 Poster presentation on “Individuals’ Goal Striving In the Kurdish Zone of Iraq” at the 2010 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
2010 Panel presentation on “Ingredients For and Fruits Of Academic Success: A Comparison of Two-Year and Four-Year Students’ Goal-Striving” at the Annual Southern California Student Success Conference.
2010 Müller, G. F., Georgianna, S., & Roux, G. Self-leadership and Physical Vitality. Psychological Reports, 107 (2), 383-392.
2011 Panel presentation on “Ingredients For and Fruits Of Academic Success: A Comparison of Two-Year and Four-Year Students’ Goal-Striving” at the Annual Southern California Student Success Conference.
2011 Panel presentation “Helping Careers in Psychology Career Panel” during Saddleback College’s Psychology Week, Spring 2011.
2012 Poster presentation on “Self-leadership Strategies: Universal or cultural? An Analysis of Self-leadership Strategies Used By American, German, Belgian, and Irish Students” at the 2012 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
2013 Poster presentation on “Self-leadership and Sexual Compulsivity in Females: Empowering Females to Master Compulsive Sexual Behaviors Through The Use Of Self-leadership Strategies” at the 2013 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.
2013 Presentation “From Automated Unconsciousness to Empathetic Mindfulness” at the
Saddleback College Psychology Week.
2013 Müller, G. F., Georgianna, S., Schermelleh-Engel, K., Roth, A. C., Schreiber W. A., Sauerland, M., Muessigmann, M J., Jilg, F. (in press) Super-Leadership and Work Enjoyment – Direct and moderated Influences. Psychological Reports.
Member of the American Psychological Association.
Member of the New York Academy of Science.
Psychologist (California Board of Psychology).
1998 Honors for Extraordinary Academic Performance, Chamber of Commerce, Cologne, Germany.
2007 The Irvine Valley College Administrators Award for Excellence.
2009 Stipend for implementing service-learning in Introduction to Psychology classes, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA.
2002 “Funding for Completing Master’s Research Abroad,” German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
2004 Third-Party Funding, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany.
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