Dirk Buyens

Dirk Buyens achieved his PhD in Industrial and Organisational Psychology at Ghent University and holds an MBA degree from KU Leuven. He was a doctoral-fellow at the IR Centre of the Graduate School of Management at the University of Minnesota (USA). With more than 25 years of experience he shares his knowledge on people management and strategic HR with students at the University of Ghent. He has carried out numerous teaching and advisory tasks for organisations such as the Ministry of the Flemish Community, Siemens, Elsevier, Oracle and KBC to name but a few. He has published more than 100 articles in well-established magazines and has written several books and chapters on organisational development, career management and management skills in all its aspects.

Expert in
Career Management
Management Skills
Strategic Human Resources Management
Organisation Development
People Management

Profile

Prof Dr Dirk Buyens is Professor of Human Resources and Partner of Vlerick Business School . He is also Head of the HR Centre and Director of the Open Executive Education Programmes at Vlerick Business School. He obtained his PhD in Industrial and Organisational Psychology at Ghent University and holds an MBA degree from KU Leuven. He was a doctoral-fellow at the IR Centre of the Graduate School of Management at the University of Minnesota (USA). Dirk's main research and teaching interest lies in Human Resources Management.

 

Publications

Articles in refereed journals with impact

  • De Stobbeleir K. De Clippeleer I. Canniels M. Goedertier F. Deprez J. De Vos A. Buyens D.  forthcoming. The inside effects of a strong external employer brand: how external perceptions can influence organizational absenteeism rates. International Journal of Human Resource Management,

  • Audenaert M. Vanderstraeten A. Buyens D.  forthcoming. When affective well-being is empowered: the joint role of leader-member exchange and the employment relationship. International Journal of Human Resource Management,

  • Rodriguez D. Buyens D. Van Landeghem H. Lasio V.  2016. Impact of lean production on perceived job autonomy and job satisfaction: an experimental study. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries, 26(2): 159-176.

  • Bucker J. Furrere O. Poutsma E. Buyens D.  2014. The impact of cultural intelligence on communication effectiveness, job satisfaction and anxiety for Chinese host country managers working for foreign multinationals. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25(14): 2068-2087.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2011. Self-regulation of creativity at work: the role of feedback-seeking behavior in creative performance. Academy of Management Journal, 54(4): 811-831.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. De Luque M.F.S. Buyens D.  2009. Hoe interpreteren leidinggevenden het feedback-zoekende gedrag van hun medewerkers?. Gedrag en Organisatie. Tijdschrift voor Sociale, Economische, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie, 22(1): 23-40.

  • De Vos A. Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2009. The professional career on the right track. A study on the interaction between career self-management and organizational career management in explaining employee outcomes. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 18(1): 55-80.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2005. Making sense of a new employment relationship: psychological contract-related information seeking and the role of work values and locus of control. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 13(1): 41-52.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2003. Psychological contract development during organizational socialization: adaptation to reality and the role of reciprocity. Journal of organizational behavior, 24(5): 537-559.

Articles in other (un)refereed journals

  • Buyens D.  2015. Het overbruggen van de psychologische afstand. HR Magazine, (March)

  • Vanderstraeten A. Buyens D.  2014. Does alignment elicit competency-based HRM? A systematic review. Management Revue, 25(1): 5-26.

  • Cools E. De Stobbeleir K. Bellens K. Buyens D.  2012. Exploring the influence of cognitive styles on people’s feedback-seeking patterns: what can educational practice learn from workplace contexts. Reflecting education, 8(1): 94-113.

  • Nguyen T. Truong Q. Buyens D.  2011. Training and firm performance in economies in transition: A comparison between Vietnam and China. Asia Pacific Business Review, 17(1): 103-119.

  • Nguyen T.N. Truong Q. Buyens D.  2010. The relationship between training and firm performance: a literature review. Research and Practice: Human Resource Management, 18(1): 28-45.

  • Buyens D. Dewettinck K.  2010. Tips & Tricks voor people managers. HR Tribune, (46): 30-32.

  • Buyens D. Van Dijk H. Dewilde T. De Vos A.  2009. The aging workforce: Perceptions of career ending. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 24(1-2): 102-117.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Soens N.  2008. Baanmobiliteit vanuit het perspectief van de werkgever. Develop. Kwartaaltijdschrift over Human Resource Development, 1: 72-80.

  • De Vos A. Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2008. To move or not to move? The relationship between career management and preferred career moves. Employee Relations, 30(2): 156-175.

  • De Vos A. Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2007. De professionele loopbaan in goede banen: het samenspel van loopbaanzelfsturing en het loopbaanbeleid binnen de organisatie. Gedrag en Organisatie. Tijdschrift voor Sociale, Economische, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie, 20(1): 21-40.

  • Dewilde T. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2007. Het mobiliseren, dynamiseren en enthousiasmeren van de zilvervloot. Over.Werk, 2007(1): 111-115.

  • De Vos A. Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2007. Waarheen met de loopbaan? Voorkeuren van medewerkers en beïnvloeding door de organisatie. Tijdschrift voor HRM, 10(2): 27-51.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2006. De invloed van gedragssturing op de werkplek op de betrokkenheid en prestaties van medewerkers: een test van twee alternatieve verklaringen. Gedrag en Organisatie. Tijdschrift voor Sociale, Economische, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie, 19(2): 161-182.

  • Soens N. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2006. Explaining company-level influences on individual career choices: evidence from Belgium. Management Revue, 17(3): 307-327.

  • De Stobbeleir K. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2006. Maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen in Vlaanderen: mainstream?. Over.Werk, (1-2): 190-194.

  • Buyens D. Dewilde T. De Winter C.  2006. To fit or not to fit: inzicht in de zoektocht naar werk. Over.Werk, (4): 124-131.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Heylen L. Mortelmans D. Soens N.  2006. Vast, voltijds en levenslang. Het onwrikbare eenbaanskarakter van de loopbaan. Tijdschrift voor HRM, 2: 6-27.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2005. Continuing vocational training in Belgian companies: an upward tendency. Journal of European Industrial Training, 29(4): 312-335.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Wouters K.  2003. Open en afstandsleren binnen Vlaamse bedrijven. Over.Werk, 13(3): 180-184.

  • Buyens D. Crijns H. Guiot D.  2003. Startende ondernemers in Vlaanderen. Over.Werk, (1-2): 222-225.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2002. Blind date. Global HR, (Jul/Aug): 35-37.

  • Buyens D.  2002. De e-HRM paradox. Tijdschrift voor HRM, 4: 63-65.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2002. Downsizing: employee threat or opportunity? An empirical study on external and internal reorientation practices in Belgian companies. Employee Relations, 24(4): 389-402.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2002. Tewerkstellingsimplicaties van downsizingstrategieën en heroriëntatiepraktijken: een empirische exploratie. Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken, 18(1): 6-20.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2002. Veranderingen in het psychologisch contract tijdens de socialisatieperiode: aanpassing aan de realiteit en de invloed van wederkerigheid. Gedrag en Organisatie. Tijdschrift voor Sociale, Economische, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie, 15(6): 386-414.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  2001. Adding Value through Integration and Involvement: A Qualitative Study about Management's Perception of the Added Value of the HR Function. HRM Journal, 11(3): 70-89.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K. Dewettinck K.  2001. Future challenges for human resource development professionals in European learning-oriented organisations. HRD in learning oriented organizations: an empirical study in Belgian organizations. Journal of European Industrial Training, 25(9): 442-453.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  2001. Perceptions of the value of the HR-function . HRM Journal, 11(3): 70-89.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2000. De effecten van collectief outplacement op de hertewerkstelling van werkzoekenden. Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken, 16(4): 354-365.

  • Buyens D.  1999. Liever hofnar dan kroonprins. HR Magazine, (49): 18-23.

  • Buyens D. Van Schelstraete S.  1998. Leeftijdsbewust personeelsbeleid voor en door ondernemingen. Opleiding en Ontwikkeling. Tijdschrift over Human Resource Development, (6)

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1997. Flexibilité: Tous concernés?. Bulletin VBO, (2)

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1997. Flexibiliteit: een zaak voor iedereen?. VBO Bulletin, (2): 42-44.

  • Buyens D. Debackere K. Vandenbossche T.  1997. Strategic career development for R&D professionals: lessons from field research. Technovation, 17(2): 53-62.

  • Buyens D. Debackere K. Vandenbossche T.  1996. Loopbaanontwikkeling in industrieel onderzoek: een veldstudie. Gedrag en Organisatie. Tijdschrift voor Sociale, Economische, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie, (4)

  • Buyens D. Debackere K. Vandenbossche T.  1995. Onderzoek naar carrièresystemen voor R&D-professionals. Bedrijfskunde, 67(4)

  • Buyens D.  1995. Zelfmanagement: narcisme of zelfontplooiing?. HR Magazine, (Sept): 4-7.

  • Buyens D.  1994. Mid-carrière-krisis of mid-carrière-overgang - overgang en krisis in de loopbaan van het kaderlid tijdens de levensmiddag. Kader, (90): 9-60.

Book Chapters

  • Buyens D. Davidson T.  2010. De HR Scorecard als contextspecifiek en lerend procesinstrument. In: Andriessen M. Bossuyt T. De Witte H. Geert F. Proost K. Schreurs B. HRM: werken aan evenwicht Uitgeverij De Boeck.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Dewilde T.  2007. Blind date!? Het psychologisch contract als uitdaging voor HRM. In: Ed. Beleidsnota's 2007 - VKW Metena (pp. 1-25).

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2007. Linking job motivating potential to frontline employee attitudes and performance: testing the mediating role of psychological empowerment. (pp. 109-128). Indian Business School.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D. Auger C. Dany F. Wilthagen T.  2006. Deregulation: HRM and the flexibility-security nexus. In: Ed. Managing human resources in Europe: a thematic approach (pp. 45-62). Taylor & Francis Group.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Soens N.  2006. Jobmobiliteit vanuit het standpunt van het bedrijf. In: Professionele en geografische mobiliteit van werknemers, kans of bedreiging? (pp. 63-80).

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Soens N.  2006. La mobilité professionnelle du point de vue de l'entreprise. In: Ed. Mobilité professionnelle et géographique des travailleurs: opportunité ou menace? (pp. 63-80). Federgon.

  • Buyens D. Christiaens J.  2005. Ontwikkelen van top potentials: een theoretisch perspectief. In: Ed. Top potentials in organisaties : identificeren, ontwikkelen, binden (pp. 55-67). Van Gorcum.

  • Buyens D. Dany F. Dewettinck K. Quinodon B.  2004. France and Belgium: language, culture and differences in Human Resource Practices. In: Ed. France and Belgium: language, culture and differences in Human Resource Practices (pp. 123-159). Elsevier.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Malfliet B.  2004. Human resource management and integrated performance management: a mutual relationship?. In: Verweire K. Van den Berghe L.A.A. Ed. Integrated Performance Management. A Guide to Strategy Implementation (pp. 189-201). Sage Publications.

  • Stevens W. Faems D. Van Looy B. Vandenbossche T. Buyens D.  2003. Competencies and service organizations. In: Van Looy B. Gemmel P. Van Dierdonck R. Ed. Services management: an integrated approach (pp. 194-213). Pearson Education.

  • Buyens D. Brysse I. Van Bree J.  2003. E-HR: geen stilgevallen hype maar duurzame ontwikkeling. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België (pp. 110-111). Nieuwe Media Groep.

  • Buyens D. De Stobbeleir K.  2003. Managen in moeilijke tijden: HR mee betrekken in de strategie. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België (pp. 96-98). Nieuwe Media Groep.

  • Buyens D.  2003. Open en afstandsleren in Vlaamse bedrijven: flexibiliteit als grote troef. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België (pp. 142-144). Nieuwe Media Groep.

  • Buyens D. De Witte I. Dewettinck K.  2003. Politics on the work floor: who are your friends and foes?. In: Ed. ? in management: the art and science of management (pp. 26-29). Vlerick Business School.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2003. Role stress among front-line employees. In: Van Looy B. Gemmel P. Van Dierdonck R. Ed. Services management: an integrated approach (pp. 243-254). Pearson Education.

  • Van Looy B. Krols K. Buyens D. Vandenbossche T.  2003. The role of empowerment in service organizations. In: Van Looy B. Gemmel P. Van Dierdonck R. Ed. Services management: an integrated approach (pp. 229-242). Pearson Education.

  • Van Looy B. Dewettinck K. Buyens D. Vandenbossche T.  2003. The role of human resource practices in service organizations. In: Van Looy B. Gemmel P. Van Dierdonck R. Ed. Services management: an integrated approach (pp. 181-193). Pearson Education.

  • Buyens D. Vandenbossche T. De Vos A.  2002. Bedrijfsafslanking en duurzame tewerkstelling: een paradox. (pp. 167-181). Standaard boekhandel.

  • Buyens D. Van Schelstraete S. Wouters K.  2002. Cases from Belgium. In: Ed. HRD and learning organisations in Europe (pp. 29-45). Routledge Taylor & Francis.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2002. De mismatch tussen vraag en aanbod: de contouren van een arbeidsmarktbewust personeelsbeleid.. In: Ed. Vademecum voor Personeelsbeleid 2002 (pp. 100-105). AR-Media.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2002. De ontwikkeling van het psychologisch contract bij nieuwe medewerkers: van blind date naar wederzijds engagement. In: Ed. Management Jaarboek 2002 (pp. 212-221). Roularta Media Group.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2002. Kosten en baten van een arbeidsmarktbewust personeelsbeleid. In: Ed. Werkt de arbeidsmarkt? Beleidsgericht arbeidsmarktonderzoek in Vlaanderen (pp. 183-193). Standaard boekhandel.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2002. Kosten en baten van een arbeidsmarktbewust personeelsbeleid: een verkennend onderzoek. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België 2002 (pp. 54-65). HRMagazine.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  2002. Making sense of the Employment Relationship: Work Values and Information Seeking as Antecedents of Psychological Contract Development among Organizational Newcomers. In: Ed. Liber Amicorum Pol Coetsier. Mens en Organisatie. (pp. 201-219). Academia Press.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2002. Permanente vorming, training en opleiding in Belgische ondernemingen: in stijgende lijn. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België 2002 (pp. 148-152). HRMagazine.

  • Buyens D. Martens G.  2001. Het geschikte rekruteringskanaal voor bedrijven en sollicitanten. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België (pp. 92-95). Nieuwe Media Groep.

  • Buyens D. Vanhoven E.  2001. Permanente vorming in Vlaamse ondernemingen neemt toe. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België (pp. 182-191). Nieuwe Media Groep.

  • Denolf L. Denys J. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2000. Collectief outplacement gewikt en gewogen. De omvang en impact van groepsoutplacement. In: Ed. De arbeidsmarkt in Vlaanderen: Jaarboek 2000 (pp. 89-110). Garant-Uitgevers.

  • Vandenbossche T. Buyens D.  2000. Competency management: a qualitative study in 13 Belgian companies. (pp. 291-306). Festel Capital.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  2000. Flexibility in profile. An empirical analysis based on the data of 394 Belgian companies. In: Ed. New Challenges for European Human Resource Management (pp. 97-108). Macmillan.

  • Van Schelstraete S. Buyens D.  2000. Success criteria of lifelong learning policies in organizations. (pp. 271-290). Festel Capital.

  • Vandenbossche T. Buyens D.  1999. De Human Resources functie doorgelicht. In: Ed. Jaarboek HR Magazine (pp. 46-56). Nieuwe Media Groep.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1999. De waarde van collectief outplacement bij downsizing. In: Ed. Personeel en organisatie: jaarboek 1999 Ced Samson.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1999. Hebben HR-professionals toegevoegde waarde?. In: Ed. Vademecum voor Personeelsbeleid 1999 (pp. 72-76). AR-Media.

  • Buyens D. Vandenbossche T.  1999. Het meten van personeelstevredenheid. In: Bruggeman W. Jorissen A. Ed. De Balanced Scorecard in de praktijk. Een leidraad voor strategische prestatiemeting (pp. 167-198). Maklu Uitgevers.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  1999. HRM-uitdagingen in de dienstverlenende sector. In: Ed. Vademecum voor Personeelsbeleid 1999 AR-Media.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1999. Kent u de uitdagingen voor de HRM-functie?. In: Ed. Vademecum voor Personeelsbeleid 1999 (pp. 66-70). AR-Media.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1999. The added value of the HR-department. In: Ed. International HRM: Contemporary Issues in Europe (pp. 31-47). Routledge Taylor & Francis.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1998. Internationale trends in HRM : Uitdagingen op het agenda van morgen. In: Ed. Naar een Nieuw Millennium. Jaarboek Personeel & Organisatie Wolters Kluwer Belgium.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  1998. Managen van verandering : Hebben HR-professionals toegevoegde waarde?. In: Ed. Vademecum voor personeelsbeleid 1998 AR-Media.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  1998. Managen van verandering : Kent u de uitdagingen voor de HRM-functie?. In: Ed. Vademecum voor personeelsbeleid 1998 AR-Media.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A. Van Schelstraete S. Vandenbossche T.  1997. De toegevoegde waarde van de HRM-functie. In: Ed. Jaarboek Personeelsbeleid in België HRMagazine.

  • Buyens D. Vandenbossche T. Van Schelstraete S.  1996. De Human Resources functie in profiel. (pp. 17-45). HRMagazine.

  • Buyens D. Platteau W.  1995. Bedrijfsbeleid en recht: deel 6 Personeelsbeleid. Den Arend.

  • Buyens D. Henderickx E.  1995. Hoofdstuk 1: Communicatie, organisatie en management. (pp. 1-24). Wolters Kluwer België-.

  • Henderickx E. Buyens D.  1995. Hoofdstuk 3; Personeelsbeleid in (post-)moderne organisaties. (pp. 59-92). Wolters Kluwer België-.

  • Henderickx E. Buyens D.  1995. Hoofdstuk 4: De 'tools' van het hedendaags personeelsmanagement. (pp. 93-134). Wolters Kluwer België-.

  • Buyens D. Vercruysse T.  1994. Interne communicatie. Wolters Kluwer België-.

Books

  • Soens N. De Vos A. Buyens D. Heylen L. Kuppens A. Van Puyvelde I. Mortelmans D.  2005. Belgische loopbanen in kaart: traditioneel of transitioneel?. Academia Press.

  • Buyens D. Brysse I. Van Bree J.  2003. E-HRM in kaart. Wolters Kluwer Belgium.

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2002. Continual Vocational Training Survey 2: Eindresultaten van het onderzoek naar permanente vorming, training en opleiding in de Belgische ondernemingen 1999. Acco.

  • Buyens D. Vanhoven E. Wouters K.  2002. Levenslang leren. Werkboek "Leren leren in de oranisatie". Arte-Print.

  • Sels L. Bollens J. Buyens D.  2000. Twintig lessen over het bedrijfsopleidingsbeleid in Vlaanderen. HIVA - K.U.Leuven.

  • Denolf L. Denys J. De Vos A. Buyens D.  1999. Collectief outplacement: gewikt en gewogen. Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School.

  • Buyens D. Van Schelstraete S. De Vos A. Vandenbossche T.  1997. HRM in transitie: via het 'toegevoegde-waarde-denken' naar Human Investment Strategie. SD Worx.

  • Buyens D. Van Schelstraete S. De Vos A. Vandenbossche T.  1997. La GRH en transition: en passant par 'un esprit valeur' ajoutée vers une 'human investment strategy'. SD Worx.

  • Van Schelstraete S. Van Dyck W. Buyens D.  1996. Self management & carrièreplanning in de 21ste eeuw. JCI The Heart of Europe.

  • Buyens D. De Winter E. Henderickx E. Mees M. Vandewalle G.  1995. Personeelsmanagement en communicatie in organisaties. 

Conference Presentations

  • Canniëls D. De Stobbeleir K. De Clippeleer I. Buyens D. Goedertier F.  2014. How the internal and external employer image affect absenteeism. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 1-5, Philadelphia, United States.

  • Willemse I. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2013. Antecedents and outcomes of successful I-deal negotiation during the early career: A longitudinal study. Paper presented at 16th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), May 23-25, Münster, Germany.

  • Buyens D. Willemse I. De Vos A.  2013. A longitudinal study on psychological contract development during organizational socialization and its link with employee outcome. Paper presented at 8th international conference of the Dutch HRM Network. Dutch HRM Network, November 14-15, Leuven, Belgium.

  • De Vos A. Willemse I. Buyens D.  2013. Managing the transition from school to work: A longitudinal study on the role of future work self saliency, proactive career behaviors and organizational career management. Paper presented at 73rd Academy of management (AOM) Meeting, August 9-13, Orlando, United States.

  • Davidson T. Bilian L. Buyens D.  2013. On the trade-off between task performance and OCB: How supervisors may maintain the social fabric. Paper presented at 73rd Academy of management (AOM) Meeting, August 9-13, Orlando, United States.

  • Willemse I. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2012. The development of I-deals during the early career: a longitudinal study. Paper presented at EAWOP Small Group Meeting, September 12-13, Antwerp, Belgium.

  • Soens N. Buyens D. Taylor M.  2012. Linking HR and line managers' implementation of high-performance work systems to intentions to leave and job performance: A social exchange perspective. Paper presented at 27th EIASM Workshop for Strategic HRM, April 12-13, Brussels, Belgium.

  • Willemse I. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2012. The development of I-deals during the early career: a longitudinal study. Paper presented at Academy of Management Conference, August 3-7, Boston, United States.

  • Soens N. Buyens D. Taylor M.  2011. First-line implementation of High-Performance Work Systems: Effects on Work Unit Human Capital, Empowerment and Performance. Paper presented at 71st Academy of Management annual conference, August 12-16, San Antonio, Texas, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. De Clippeleer I. Goedertier F. Buyens D. Deprez J.  2011. In the Eye of the beholder: the impact of the match between the internal and external employer image on employer trustworthiness. Paper presented at 15th conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 25-28, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

  • Dewettinck K. Van Dijk H. Buyens D.  2010. Empowering performance management: linking performance review characteristics to outcomes. Paper presented at 70th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 6-10, Montréal, Canada.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2010. Self-regulation of creativity at work: the role of feedback-seeking behavior in creative performance. Paper presented at 70th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 6-10, Montréal, Canada.

  • Audenaert M. Vanderstraeten A. Buyens D.  2009. Exploring the landscape of competency management and outcomes: a state of the art of the rhetorics compared to available evidence. Paper presented at 24th EIASM workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, April 6-7, Brussels, Belgium.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2009. Feedback seeking behavior as a self-regulation strategy for creative performance. Paper presented at 24th Annual SIOP Conference, April 2-4, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2009. Feedback-seeking behavior as a self-regulation strategy for creative performance. Paper presented at 14th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 13-16, Santiago de Compostella, Spain.

  • Soens N. Buyens D.  2009. First-line contributions to high-performance work systems: a study of moderating and mediating mechanisms. Paper presented at Pre-Conference Phd Consortium of the 6th International Conference of the Dutch HRM network, November 12-13, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2009. Linking empowering leadership to followers'feedback-seeking patterns. Paper presented at 24th Annual SIOP Conference, April 2-4, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2009. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and cooperative norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. Paper presented at 14th European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, May 13-16, Santiago de Compostella, Spain.

  • Soens N. Buyens D.  2008. A theoretical framework for understanding the mediating role of first-line managers and employees in the HRM performance link. Paper presented at 23rd EIASM Workshop on Strategic Human Resourse Management, April 3-4, Bled, Slovenia.

  • Van Dijk H. Buyens D. Dewilde T. De Vos A.  2008. Retaining older workers: determinants of retirement age and the perceived effectiveness of HR measures. Paper presented at Annual HR Conference "Global Insights in People Management", May 21-22, Nicosia, Cyprus.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2008. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and group norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. Paper presented at EURAM Conference, May 14-17, Ljubljana & Bled, Slovenia.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2008. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and group norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. Paper presented at EGOS conference, July 10-12, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Wouters K. Tesluk P. Buyens D.  2007. Managerial learning from developmental on-the-job experiences: the role of challenge. Paper presented at 22nd Annual SIOP Conference, April 27-29, New York, United States.

  • Buyens D. van Dijk H. Dewilde T. Vlaminckx A. De Vos A.  2007. Mobilising and dynamising the "silver-fleet": a quantitative study on the perceptions and self perceptions of the elderly workers. Paper presented at 13th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 9-12, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • De Vos A. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2007. The relationship between career-related antecedents and graduates’ anticipatory psychological contracts. Paper presented at 22nd Annual SIOP Conference, April 27-29, New York, United States.

  • De Winter C. Dewilde T. Buyens D.  2007. To fit or not to fit: insights in the search for a job. Paper presented at 13th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 9-12, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Soens N. Buyens D.  2007. Understanding the linkage between human resource management and firm performance: a study of the mediating variables. Paper presented at 22nd EIASM Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, April 19-20, Brussels, Belgium.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2006. A self-determination model of feedback-seeking behavior in organizations. Paper presented at 21st Workshop on Strategic Human Resources Management, March 30-31, Aston, United Kingdom.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2006. To move or not to move? The relationship between career management and preferred career moves. Paper presented at 2006 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August 11-16, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

  • Huyghe T. Brysse I. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2005. A SWOT-analysis of the market of vocational training in Flanders. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D. De Vos A.  2005. Antecedents and consequences of proactive career behavior. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Brysse I. Buyens D. Van Bree J. Christiaens J.  2005. e-HR in Belgium: an overview. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2005. Experienced job challenge and overchallenge: conceptualization, antecedents and consequences. Paper presented at Annual meeting of 'Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences' (BAPS), May 27, Gent, Belgium.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2005. Feedback seeking behavior in organizations: a study on the antecedents and impact on employee performance. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2005. Feedback-seeking behavior in organizations. Paper presented at Conference 'The value of HRM?! Optimising the architecture of HRM', November 3-5, Twente, the Netherlands.

  • Soens N. Buyens D. De Vos A.  2005. Organizational determinants of the individual's career decision making process. Paper presented at Conference 'The value of HRM?! Optimising the architecture of HRM', November 3-5, Twente, the Netherlands.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2005. Organizational versus individual responsibility for career management: complements or substitutes?. Paper presented at 2Oth EIASM Workshop on Strategic HRM, April 28-30, Brussel, Belgium.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2005. Organizational versus individual responsibility for career management: complements or substitutes. Paper presented at SIOP Conference, April 15-17, Los Angeles, CA, United States.

  • Meganck A. Buyens D.  2005. The anticipatory psychological contract: impact of career motives, locus of control, careerism and proactive career behavior. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2005. The influence of behavioral control of frontline employee affect and performance: the mediating role of job autonomy and contextual learning orientation. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Soens N. Buyens D.  2005. Transitional company arrangements: how does the organization influence the employee’s career decision-making process?. Paper presented at 12th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 12-15, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2004. Continuing vocational training in Belgian companies: an upward tendency. Paper presented at The International Conference on HRM in a Knowledge-based Economy, June 2-4, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2004. Explaining differences in Belgian HR practices: legislative or cultural determinants. Paper presented at The Academy of Management 2004 Annual Meeting, August 6-11, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2004. Individual difference variables and situational variables in learning from on-the-job experiences: a conceptual model. Paper presented at 19th EIASM workshop on strategic HRM, April 22-23, Paris, France.

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2004. Learning from on-the-job experiences: a conceptual model on the individual and situational determinants and the impact on career success.. Paper presented at 19th Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, April 22-23, Paris, France.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2004. The relationship between information seeking and changes in newcomers’ psychological contracts. Paper presented at The Academy of Management 2004 Annual Meeting, August 6-11, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • Soens N. Buyens D. De Vos A.  2004. Transitional company arrangements: how does the organization influence the employee’s career decision-making process?. Paper presented at International Human Resource Management Conference and Cranet Meeting, November 4-5, Reykjavik, Iceland.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2003. Continuing vocational training in Europe: a comparative study.. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2003. Costs and benefits of a labour market oriented Human Resource Management: an exploratory study in Belgian organisations. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network, November 7, Twente, the Netherlands.

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2003. Costs and benefits of a labour market oriented Human Resource Management: an exploratory study in Belgian organisations. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • Meganck A. Jordens K. Buyens D.  2003. Expectations of graduate students regarding their future employment relationship. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • Guiot D. Buyens D.  2003. Fostering and supporting entrepreneurship: the role of individual characteristics in explaining entrepreneurs success or failure. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • Buyens D.  2003. Human friendly management: what do freshmen and newcomers expect from their employer? The psychological contract as kind of a 'Blind date'?. Paper presented at 1st HRM Conference, November 6, Tallinn, Estonia.

  • Malfliet B. Buyens D.  2003. Measuring the training on behavioural change: a qualitative study. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2003. The added value of the human resources department in hard times. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2003. The importance of leader-member relations in the workplace. 

  • Dewettinck K. Singh J. Buyens D.  2003. The missing link? Understanding why past research shows week relationship between employee empowerment and performance. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • Dewettinck K. Singh J. Buyens D.  2003. The missing link? Understanding why past research shows week relationship between employee empowerment and performance. Paper presented at 32nd EMAC Conference, May 20-23, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

  • De Schamphelaere V. Buyens D.  2003. The role of career-self-management in determining employees' perceptions and evaluations of their psychological contract and their esteemed value of career activities offered by the organization. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2003. The role of information seeking in explaining newcomers' perceptions and evaluations of their psychological contract during the socialization process. Paper presented at 11th European Congress on Work and Organisational Psychology, May 14-17, Lisboa, Portugal.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2003. The role of information seeking in explaining newcomers' perceptions and evaluations of their psychological contract during the socialization process. Paper presented at 3rd International Conference of the Dutch HRM Network, November 7, Twente, the Netherlands.

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2003. Work Climate in Europe. Paper presented at European Conference Work Climate in Europe,

  • Buyens D.  2002. HR Power: how HR professionals do manage the "dominant coalition" in their organisation. Paper presented at 2nd International HR Athens University of Economics and Business, October 17-18, Athens, Greece.

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  2002. Psychological contract formation: Information seeking and the role of individual dispositions. Paper presented at Second European Academy of Management, May 9-11, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • De Vos A. Schalk R. Buyens D.  2002. Psychological contract-related information seeking and the role of individual dispositions. Paper presented at 17th SIOP Conference, April 12-14, Toronto, Canada.

  • Vanhoven E. Buyens D.  2001. A qualitative study on the determining factors of training policy. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2001. Antecedents of the psychogical contract: the impact of work values and exchange orientation on organizational newcomers' psychological contracts. Paper presented at Academy of Management 61th annual meeting, August 3-8, Washington, DC, United States.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2001. Antecedents of the psychological contract: the impact of work values and exchange orientation on organizational newcomers' psychological contract. Paper presented at Academy of Management 61th annual meeting, August 3-8, Washington, DC, United States.

  • Buyens D. De Witte K. Martens G.  2001. Building a conceptual theory on the exploratory job search. Paper presented at Global HRM Conference, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Malfliet B. Buyens D.  2001. Competency-based pay and performance-based pay in Belgium-based companies: an explorative study.. Paper presented at Global HRM Conference, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Buyens D. Vanhoven E.  2001. Continuing vocational training in Europe: a comparative study. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Vanhoven E. Buyens D.  2001. Continuing vocational training in Europe: a comparative study. Paper presented at Global HRM Conference, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Vanhoven E. Buyens D.  2001. Continuing vocational training in Europe: an overview. Paper presented at ECER 2001, September 5-8, Lille, France.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2001. Downsizing and sustainable employment: a paradox? An empirical study on reorientation practices in Belgian companies. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2001. Downsizing: employee threat or opportunity? An empirical study on external and internal reorientation practices in Belgian companies. Paper presented at Global HRM Conference, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2001. Employment implications of downsizing strategies. An empirical study on external and internal reorientation practices in Belgian-based companies.. Paper presented at New dimensions in HRM Conference, November 8, Nicosia, Cyprus.

  • Wouters K. Buyens D. Dewettinck K.  2001. Future challenges for human resource development professionals in Europe, HRD in learning oriented organizations: an empirical study in Belgian organizations. Paper presented at Global HRM Conference, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Meganck A. Buyens D.  2001. How to retain the cosmopolitans versus the locals in your company?. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2001. Human Resource Development in learning oriented organizations: an empirical study in Belgian Organisations. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2001. Individual antecedents of the development of organizational newcomers’ psychological contracts: a longitudinal study. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Buyens D. De Witte K. Martens G.  2001. Media choice in recruitment: building a conceptual model. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2001. Newcomer information seeking and psychological contract development during the socialization period: a longitudinal study. Paper presented at 16th EIASM Workshop on Strategic HRM, April 5-6, Brussels, Belgium.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2001. Newcomer's work orientations as antecedents of the development of the psychological contract: A longitudinal study in 10 Belgian organizations. Paper presented at Global HRM Conference, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Martens G. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2001. Psychological contracts and flat careers: an empirical study in a hospital setting. Paper presented at Global HRM Conference, June 20-22, Barcelona, Spain.

  • Martens G. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2001. Psychological contracts in flat organizations: an empirical study. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Meganck A. Buyens D.  2001. Retention Management in Belgium: fact or fad? An empirical survey among the 100 largest Belgian organisations. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Malfliet B. Buyens D. Arryn S.  2001. Rewarding competencies in Belgium-based companies: an explorative study. Paper presented at 10th European Congress on Work and Organizational Psychology, May 16-19, Prague, Czech Republic.

  • Wouters K. Buyens D. Dewettinck K.  2001. The role of HRD in creating opportunities for lifelong learning: empirical study in Belgian organizations.. Paper presented at ECER 2001, September 5-8, Lille, France.

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2000. Exploring the psychological contract of graduate recruits: a challenge for human resource management. Paper presented at 15th EIASM Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management, March 30-April 1, Fontainebleau, France.

Conference Proceedings

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2008. How is feedback-seeking behavior interpreted?. Ghent:

  • De Stobbeleir K. Cools E. Buyens D.  2008. Seeking with style: a test of the influence of cognitive styles on employees' feedback-seeking patterns. Ghent:

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2008. The impact of emotions on managerial on-the-job learning through learning behavior. Anaheim, California:

  • Vanpoucke E. Vereecke A. Pandelaere E. Buyens D.  2007. Personality index measurement as an assessment tool in supply chain collaborations. Ankara:

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2006. Linking behavioral control to employee outcomes: testing two explanations using motivation theories. Atlanta, Georgia:

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2006. Managerial learning from on-the-job experiences: an integrative framework to guide future research. Atlanta, Georgia:

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2000. Adding Value through Integration and Involvement: A Qualitative Study about Management's Perception of the Added Value of the HR Function. Toronto:

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2000. An analysis of the characteristics of learning organizations in seven European countries: what can we learn from one another?. 

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2000. Managing the psychological contract of graduate recruits: a challenge for human resource management. Fontainebleau:

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2000. The effects of outplacement on reemployment of laid off workers. New Orleans, Louisiana:

  • Buyens D. Dewettinck K.  1999. HR-related antecedents and consequences of managing service organizations. Espoo-Helsinki:

  • Buyens D. Dewettinck K.  1999. The added value of human resource management in service management. Gothenburg:

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  1999. The content and impact of group outplacement. 

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  1999. The use and effectiviness of group outplacement in case of downsizing. Espoo-Helsinki:

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  1999. The use and effectivity of outplacement in case of downsizing. Espoo-Helsinki:

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  1997. Is there a future role for HRM?. Leuven:

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  1997. The added value of HRM in strategic decision-making. An integrated model based on the vision of 150 CEO's and HR-directors. Turku:

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  1997. The added value of the HRM-department in the year 2000. Verona-Bussolengo:

  • Buyens D.  1995. Karrieren im mittleren management. Dresden:

  • Buyens D.  1995. Personalmanagement in Europa im Wandel. Dresden:

  • Buyens D.  1994. Mid-career problems and opportunities. Antwerp:

  • Coetsier P. Peiro Jose M. Buyens D. Martin I.  1993. Human resources on the European Market. Alicante:

Doctoral dissertation

  • Buyens D.  1993. Career development and adult life cycle transitions: antecedents and consequences of (mid-) career transitions. 

Research reports

  • Vroonen W. Degeyter E. De Hauw S. Buyens D.  2015. Creëren van welzijn op het werk. ESF Welzijn. (29 p.)

  • Volkaert E. De Vliegher C. Buyens D. Willemse I.  2015. HR Barometer. (38 p.)

  • Willemse I. De Hauw S. Buyens D.  2015. The career perspective of graduates: update 2014. Centre for Excellence Career Management. (18 p.)

  • Defever E. Van Bruystegem K. De Hauw S. Buyens D.  2014. Leiderschap binnen het nieuwe teamwerken: ervaringen en visies uit de praktijk. ESF HNTW. (22 p.)

  • Claus C. Buyens D.  2013. Is there a future for Belgian executives? A qualitative study on the characteristics of Belgian top management. Vlerick Business School. (23 p.)

  • Davidson T. Delcour F. De Stobbeleir K. Van De Woestyne M. Buyens D. Remue J.  2012. Leerwijzer voor medewerkers. Op weg naar een positief leerklimaat.. 

  • De Clippeleer I. De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2012. Career focus tool (English version). Centre for Excellence Career Management. (51 p.)

  • Buyens D. De Schamphelaere V. Verbrigghe J. Verhaeghe S.  2012. Rekrutering and selectie: huidige trends en uitdagingen voor morgen. 

  • Davidson T. Delcour F. De Stobbeleir K. Van De Woestyne M. Buyens D. Remue J.  2012. Leerwijzer voor leidinggevenden. Op weg naar een positief leerklimaat. ESF Leren.

  • Willemse I. De Clippeleer I. Buyens D.  2012. The career perspective of graduates. Update 2012. Centre for Excellence Career Management. (33 p.)

  • De Clippeleer I. De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2012. Career focus tool (young graduates). Centre for Excellence Career Management. (51 p.)

  • De Clippeleer I. De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2012. Career focus tool (Dutch version). Centre for Excellence Career Management. (51 p.)

  • Dewettinck K. Van Laere K. Van De Woestyne M. Buyens D.  2010. The performance generator. A toolkit for people managers. Centre for Excellence in People Performance. (112 p.)

  • De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2009. Career focus tool. (Dutch version). (52 p.)

  • De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2009. Career focus tool. (English version). (52 p.)

  • De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2009. Career focus tool. Facilitator's manual. (19 p.)

  • De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2009. Career focus tool (French version). (52 p.)

  • De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2009. Career focus tool. Handleiding voor de facilitator. (19 p.)

  • De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2009. Career focus tool. Manual du Modérateur. (19 p.)

  • De Vos A. Van Laere K. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2009. Career focus tool. Young graduates. (52 p.)

  • De Clippeleer I. Meganck A. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2008. The career perspective of graduates: update 2008. 

  • De Vos A. Meganck A. Dewilde T. Ryckaert K. Buyens D.  2007. Career management benchmark study. 

  • Meganck A. De Vos A. Dewilde T. Buyens D.  2007. Careers and coaching. 

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2007. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and group norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. 

  • De Vos A. Dewilde T. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2006. Managing different generations @work: onderzoeksresultaten "hoe hard werken wij?". 

  • Dewilde T. Vlaminckx A. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2006. Mobiliseren, dynamiseren en enthousiasmeren van onze (toekomstige) zilvervloot op de arbeidsmarkt. (85 p.)

  • Buyens D. Dewettinck K. De Decker K. Vlaminckx A.  2006. Performance management in Belgium. 

  • Soens N. De Vos A. Buyens D. Heylen L. Kuppens A. Van Puyvelde I. Mortelmans D.  2005. Belgische loopbanen in kaart: traditioneel of transitioneel?. 

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2005. Maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen: een drie-eenheid van Stakeholder Management, Diversiteit en de Lerende Organisatie. 

  • Huyghe T. Brysse I. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2004. De opleidingsmarkt in Vlaanderen. 

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. De Stobbeleir K.  2004. Mainstreaming van maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen. (164 p.)

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. De Stobbeleir K.  2004. Panel Survey of Organizations in Flanders (PASO). Hoger Instituut voor de Arbeid.

  • Van de Velde S. Buyens D. Van Dierdonck R. Brysse I. Vanpoucke E.  2004. Studie naar de kantoorpolitiek van bedrijven in België. 

  • Buyens D. Wouters K. De Vos A.  2003. Open en afstandsleren binnen de Vlaamse bedrijven: naar zelfgestuurd leren in een lerende organisatie?. 

  • Van Ossel G. Versteylen C. Vereecke A. Buyens D. Meganck A. Pandelaere E.  2003. Reis rond de Consumer Goods Wereld in 100 vragen. 

  • Buyens D. Wouters K. Vanhoven E.  2002. Continual Vocational Training Survey 2: Eindresultaten van het onderzoek naar permanente vorming, training en opleiding in de Belgische ondernemingen 1999. (57 p.)

  • Buyens D. Martens G. Meganck A. Wouters K. De Vos A.  2002. De relatie en interactie tussen loopbaanactiviteiten en werknemerspercepties inzake loopbaanontwikkeling als onderdeel van het psychologisch contract: literatuurstudie en empirisch onderzoek. UGent, Fac. Economie en Bedrijfskunde. (266 p.)

  • Buyens D. De Stobbeleir K.  2002. De toegevoegde waarde van het HRM departement in moeilijke tijden. 

  • Buyens D. Wouters K.  2002. Kosten en baten van een arbeidsmarktbewust personeelsbeleid: een verkennend onderzoek in Vlaanderen. HIVA - K.U.Leuven. (320 p.)

  • Buyens D. Crijns H. Guiot D. De Stobbeleir K.  2002. Startende ondernemers in Vlaanderen: een verkennend onderzoek. HIVA - K.U.Leuven.

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2000. Analyse van bedrijfsstrategieën ter heroriëntering van werknemers bij downsizing. 

  • Buyens D. Dewettinck K.  2000. Bedrijfsafslanking en duurzame tewerkstelling: een paradox? Analyse van bedrijfsstrategieën ter heroriëntering van werknemers bij downsizing. HIVA - K.U.Leuven.

  • Buyens D. Vanhoven E.  2000. Determinanten van het opleidingsbeleid in Vlaamse ondernemingen: deel 2: kwalitatief onderzoek. HIVA - K.U.Leuven.

  • Denolf L. Denys J. Martens A. De Vos A. Buyens D. Vandenbossche T.  1998. Allocatieprocessen en arbeidsmarktbeleid: outplacement. HIVA - K.U.Leuven.

  • Buyens D. Debackere K. Vandenbossche T.  1995. Loopbaanontwikkeling bij technische medewerkers in onderzoek en ontwikkeling. 

  • Buyens D.  1988. A survey of European Enterprises Employment Strategies (EEES). Efmd.

Vlerick cases

  • Van Laere K. Buyens D.  2014. Fortis teaching case: Part A: Fortis; in the eye of the storm!. ECCH Case Study. Reference no. 414-077-1 (C) + 414-077-8 (TN).

  • Van Laere K. Buyens D.  2014. Fortis teaching case: Part B: Fortis BNP Paribas; a new uncertainty. ECCH Case Study. Reference no. 414-078-1 (C).

  • Deprez J. Buyens D.  2012. KPMG Teaching Case: Part A: Attract the brightest; Recruitment at KPMG. ECCH Case Study. Reference no. 412-008-1 (C) + 412-008-8 (TN).

  • Deprez J. Buyens D.  2012. KPMG Teaching Case: Part B: Love them or lose them; Retaining KPMG employees. ECCH Case Study. Reference no. 412-009-1 (C) + 412-008-8 (TN).

  • Dewettinck K. De Vos A. van Ameijde M. Buyens D.  2007. Case TapCorp: balancing career management with business needs. ECCH Case Study. Reference no. 408-004-1 (C) + 408-004-8 (TN).

Vlerick working papers

  • Willemse I. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2013. The development of I-deals during the early career: a longitudinal study. Vlerick Working Paper Series 2013/06 (19p.).

  • Soens N. Buyens D. Taylor S.  2012. First-line implementation of high-performance work systems: exploring direct and mediated relationships with work unit performance. Vlerick Working Paper Series 2012 (41p.).

  • Soens N. Buyens D. Taylor S.  2012. Linking HR and line agents’ implementation of high-performance work systems to intentions to leave and job performance: a social exchange perspective. Vlerick Working Paper Series 2012 (44p.).

  • Thang N.N. Buyens D.  2009. What we know about the relationship between training and firm performance. 2009/1 (34p.).

  • De Stobbeleir K. Ashford S. J. Buyens D.  2008. From trait and context to creativity at work: feedback-seeking behavior as a self-regulation strategy for creative performance. 2008/14 (43p.).

  • Izquierdo E. Buyens D.  2008. Impact assessment of an entrepreneurship course on students' entrepreneurial competencies: a constructivist perspective. 2008/25 (42p.).

  • De Stobbeleir K. Buyens D.  2008. The feedback-seeker in his social labyrinth: the mediating role of goals and cooperative norms in linking empowering leadership to feedback-seeking behavior. 2008/13 (43p.).

  • Thang N.N. Buyens D.  2008. The impact of training on Firm performance: case from Vietnam. 2008

  • De Winter C. Dewilde T. Buyens D.  2008. To fit or not to fit: insights in the search for a job. 2008/01 (18p.).

  • Buyens D. Van Dijk H. Dewilde T. Vlaminckx A. De Vos A.  2007. The aging workforce: Perceptions of career ending. 2007/29 (31p.).

  • Soens N. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2006. Explaining company-level influences on individual career choices: towards a transitional career pattern? evidence from belgium. 2006/25 (40p.).

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2006. Linking behavioral control to frontline employee commitment and performance: a test of two alternative explanations using motivation theories. 2006/13 (38p.).

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2006. Linking job motivating potential to frontline employee attitudes and performance: testing the mediating role of psychological empowerment. 2006/26 (25p.).

  • Wouters K. Buyens D.  2006. Managerial learning from on-the-job experiences: an integrative framework to guide future research. 2006/35 (43p.).

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2006. The job challenge construct revisited: conceptualization, antecedents, and consequences of experienced challenge and overchallenge in the job. 2006/23 (41p.).

  • De Vos A. Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2006. To move or not to move? The relationship between career management and preferred career moves. 2006/20 (31p.).

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2005. Organizational versus individual responsibility for career management: complements or substitutes. 2005/18 (21p.).

  • De Vos A. Meganck A. Buyens D.  2005. The role of the psychological contract in retention management: Confronting HR-managers’ and employees’ views on retention factors and the relationship with employees’ intentions to stay. 2005/5 (30p.).

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2004. Information seeking about the psychological contract: the impact on newcomers' evaluations of their employment relationship. 2004/1 (39p.).

  • De Schamphelaere V. De Vos A. Buyens D.  2004. The role of career-self-management in determining employees' perceptions and evaluations of their psychological contract and their esteemed value of career activities offered by the organization. 2004/11 (31p.).

  • Buyens D. Wouters K. Dewettinck K.  2003. Future challenges for human resource development professionals in European learning-oriented organisations. 2003/23 (32p.).

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2003. Making sense of a new employment relationship: psychological contract-related information seeking and the role of work values and locus of control. 2003/28 (31p.).

  • De Vos A. Buyens D. Schalk R.  2003. Psychological contract development during organizational socialization: adaptation to reality and the role of reciprocity. 2003/14 (36p.).

  • Dewettinck K. Singh J. Buyens D.  2003. Psychological empowerment in the workplace: reviewing the empowerment effects on critical work outcomes. 2003/29 (26p.).

  • Dewettinck K. Buyens D.  2002. Employment implications of downsizing strategies and reorientation practices: an empirical exploration. 2002/4 (30p.).

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  2001. Adding value through integration and involvement: a qualitative study about management's perception of the added value of the HR function. 2001/2 (46p.).

  • Buyens D. De Witte K. Martens G.  2001. Building a conceptual framework on the exploratory job search. 2001/108

  • Buyens D. De Vos A.  2001. Managing the psychological contract of graduate recruits: a challenge for human resource management. 2001/100

  • De Vos A. Buyens D.  2000. The added value of the HR-department: Empirical study and development of an integrated framework. 2000/86