Welcome to my blog!


I am an organizational and social psychologist with a strong expertise in human behavior in organizations. I work as a work-life and organizational researcher at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in Helsinki, Finland.


My blog posts are in Finnish, while rest of the site is in English.

Top publication:
Kaltiainen J., Lipponen, J., & Holtz, B. C. (2017). The dynamic interplay between merger process justice and cognitive trust in top management: A longitudinal study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102(4), 636-647. doi: 10.1037/apl0000180
Download author’s version by clicking here & University’s press release (in Finnish)

Most recent publication:
Kaltiainen, J., Lipponen, J., Fugate, M., & Vakola, M. (2019). Spiraling work engagement and change appraisals: A three-wave longitudinal study during organizational change. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/ocp0000163

See also (in Finnish):
Hakonen, M., Lipponen, J., Kaltiainen, J., & Kupiainen, O-J. (2015). Fuusiot henkilöstön näkökulmasta – Opas onnistuneeseen fuusioon ja Case Helsingin kaupungin sosiaali- ja terveysvirasto. Sosiaalitieteiden laitoksen julkaisuja 2015:17
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