Lieke ten Brummelhuis

Associate Professor, Management and Organization Studies


Room: WMC 4327

Phone: 778.782.4150


Curriculum Vitae: View


PhD (Utrecht University), MA (Utrecht University), BA (Utrecht University)


Lieke ten Brummelhuis joined the Beedie School of business in July 2013. She holds a PhD in organizational sociology from Utrecht University (Netherlands). Lieke worked for two years as a postdoc at the industrial and organizational psychology department of Erasmus University in Rotterdam. In 2011, she was awarded with a Dutch grant for junior researchers, which allowed her to extend her postdoctoral research for two years at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Lieke is interested in research topics that add to our understanding of what motivates employees, and which work styles help employees to improve work outcomes while maintaining work-life balance. Her work has appeared in top journals such as American Psychologist, Academy of Management DiscoveriesPersonnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management.

Research Interests

Work-home processes, Work-life balance, Employee recovery, Workaholism, Work motivation, Stress, Teamwork, and New work designs.

Selected Publications

articles and reports

ten Brummelhuis, L., & Greenhaus, J. H. (2018). How role jugglers maintain relationships at home and at work: A gender comparison. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103(12), 1265-1282.

ten Brummelhuis, L., & Rothbard, N. P. (2018). How being a workaholic differs from working long hours -- and why that matters for your health. Harvard Business Review.

ten Brummelhuis, L., Rothbard, N. P., & Uhrich, B. (2017). Beyond nine to five: Is working to excess bad for health? Academy of Management Discoveries, 3(3), 262-283.

Haar, J. M., Roche, M., & ten Brummelhuis, L. (2017). A daily diary study of work-life balance in managers: utilizing a daily process model. The International Journal of Human Resource Management.

ten Brummelhuis, L. (2016, October). Do team members retaliate or cooperate when co-workers call in sick? HRZone.

ten Brummelhuis, L., Johns, G., Lyons, B., & Ter Hoeven, C. L. (2016). Why and when do employees imitate the absenteeism of co-workers? Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 134, 16-30.

ten Brummelhuis, L., & Lautsch, B. (2016). Office or kitchen? Wellbeing consequences of role participation depend on role salience. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 93, 171-182.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., Haar, J. M., & Roche, M. (2014). Does family life help to be a better leader? A closer look at crossover processes from leaders to followers. Personnel Psychology, 67(4), 917-949.

ten Brummelhuis, L. (2014). Research Briefing: Work-Life (Im)Balance. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Human Resource Management Association.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., & Trougakos, J. P. (2014). The recovery potential of intrinsically versus extrinsically motivated off-job activities. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 87(1), 177-199.

Derks, D., ten Brummelhuis, L. L., Zecic, D., & Bakker, A. (2014). Switching on and off. Does smartphone use obstruct the possibility to engage in recovery activities? European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 23(1), 80-90.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., Ter Hoeven, C. L., de Jong, M. D. T., & Peper, B. (2013). Exploring the linkage between the home domain and absence from work: Health, motivation, or both. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34(3), 273–290.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., & Bakker, A. B. (2012). Staying engaged during the week: The effect of off-job activities on next day work engagement. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17, 445-455.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., & Bakker, A. B. (2012). A resource perspective on the work-home interface: The work-home resources model. American Psychologist, 67(7), 545-556.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., Oosterwaal, A., & Bakker, A. B. (2012). Managing family demands in teams: The role of social support at work. Group and Organization Management, 37(3), 376-403.

Bakker, A. B., Demerouti, E., & ten Brummelhuis, L. L. (2012). Work engagement, performance and active learning: The role of conscientiousness. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80(2), 555-564.

ten Brummelhuis, L., Bakker, A. B., Hetland, J., & Keulemans, L. (2012). Do new ways of working foster work engagement? Psicothema: Revista de Psicologia, 24(1), 113-120.

Bakker, A. B., ten Brummelhuis, L. L., Prins, J. T., & van der Heijden, F. (2011). Applying the job-demands resources model to the work-home interface: A study among junior doctors and their partners. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 79(2011), 170-180.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., ter Hoeven, C. L., Bakker, A. B., & Peper, B. (2011). Breaking through the loss cycle of burnout: The role of motivation. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 84(2), 268-287.

ten Brummelhuis, L., & Darwinkel, M. (2011). Happy family life monitor: Strategies to achieve daily work-­life balance. Vreeland, Netherlands: Happy Family Life.

Peper, B., Ter Hoeven, C. L., & ten Brummelhuis, L. (2011). Ernst & Young Care4Health monitor III. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Ernst & Young Inc.

ten Brummelhuis, L., Bakker, A. B., & Euwema, M. C. (2010). Is family-to-work interference related to co-workers' work outcomes? Journal of Vocational Behavior, 77(3), 461-469.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., Haar, J., & van der Lippe, T. (2010). Collegiality under pressure: The effects of family demands and flexible work arrangements in the Netherlands. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(15), 2831-2847.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., Haar, J., & van der Lippe, T. (2010). Crossover of distress due to work and family demands in dual-earner couples: A dyadic analysis. Work and Stress, 24, 324-341.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., van der Lippe, T., & Kluwer, E. S. (2010). Family involvement and helping behavior in teams. Journal of Management, 36(6), 1406-1431.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., & van der Lippe, T. (2010). Effective work-life balance support for various household structures. Human Resource Management, 49(2), 173-193.

ten Brummelhuis, L. L., van der Lippe, T., Kluwer, E. S., & Flap, H. (2008). Positive and negative effects of family involvement on work related burnout. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 73(3), 387-396.

ten Brummelhuis, L., & Bakker, A. B. (2010). Benchmark OK: Work-­life balance. N/A, Canada: Publisher Unknown.

ten Brummelhuis, L., van der Lippe, T., & Kluwer, E. S. (2007). Work-­family balance and work outcomes. N/A, Canada: Publisher Unknown.

ten Brummelhuis, L. (2007). Work-­family balance and employee well-­being. Jyvaskyla, Finland: University of Jyvaskyla.

books chapters and monographs

Demerouti, E., Bakker, A. B., & ten Brummelhuis, L. (2014). New ways of working and work-­family balance. In Hoonakker, P., Korunka, C., Korunka, C., & Hoonakker, P. (Eds.), The Impact of ICT on Quality of Working Life. Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands.

Peeters, M. C., ten Brummelhuis, L. L., & Van Steenbergen, E. F. (2013). Consequences of combining work and family roles: A closer look at cross-domain versus within-domain relations. In Grzywacz, J. G., Bakker, A. B., Demerouti, E., Grzywacz, J. G., & Demerouti, E. (Eds.), New frontiers in work and family research (pp. 93-109). New York, New York, United States: Psychology Press.

Bakker, A. B., Oerlemans, W. G., & ten Brummelhuis, L. (2013). Becoming fully engaged in the workplace: What individual and organizations can do to foster work engagement. In Burke, R. J., Burke, R., Cooper, C. L., & Cooper, C. L. (Eds.), The fulfilling workplace: The organization's role in achieving individual and organizational health. Farnham, United Kingdom: Gower Publishing Ltd..

Greenhaus, J. H., & ten Brummelhuis, L. L. (2013). Models and frameworks underlying work-life integration research. In Major, D. A., Burke, R. J., Major, D. A., & Burke, R. J. (Eds.), Handbook of work-­life integration of professionals: Challenges and opportunities (pp. 14-34). Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar.

ten Brummelhuis, L. (2010). Reducing burnout through support in the workplace and the family domain. In Schwartzhoffer, R. V. (Eds.), Psychology of burnout: Predictors and coping mechanisms. Hauppage, New York, United States: Nova Science Publishers Inc.