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Prof. dr. A. (Agnes) Akkerman

Faculty of Law
Labour Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number: 6.15A
Postal address
  • Postbus 15966
    1001 NL Amsterdam
  • Publications


    • Geurkink, B., Akkerman, A., & Sluiter, R. (2024). Developing Political Trust at Work: How Socialization Experiences in the Workplace Reduce Inequalities in Political Trust: How Socialization Experiences in the Workplace Reduce Inequalities in Political Trust. Political Behavior.
    • Manevska, K., Sluiter, R., Akkerman, A., & Lubbers, M. (2024). The workplace as a source of ethnic tolerance? Studying interethnic contact and interethnic resources at work in the Netherlands. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 100, Article 101955. [details]
    • Snoep, A., Akkerman, A., Sluiter, R., & Manevska, K. (2024). You better watch out: How the supervisor response to worker voice affects promotive voice. International Labour Review, 163(2).




    • Akkerman, A. (2021). De toekomstbestendige werkende zal mondig moeten zijn. Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsrecht in Context, 2021(2), 101-107. [details]
    • Akkerman, A. (2021). Protocol of the Healthy Brain Study: An accessible resource for understanding the human brain and how it dynamically and individually operates in its bio-social context. PLoS ONE, 16(12), 1.
    • Zaslove, A., Geurkink, B., Jacobs, K., & Akkerman, A. (2021). Power to the people? Populism, democracy, and political participation: a citizen's perspective. West European Politics, 44(4), 727-751.


    • Akkerman, A., Sluiter, R., & Jansen, G. (2020). Temporary Work and Deviant Behavior the Role of Workplace Cohesion. Sociological Quarterly, 61(4), 678-702. Advance online publication.
    • Stanojevic, A., Akkerman, A., & Manevska, K. (2020). Correction to: The oppressive boss and workers' authoritarianism: effect of voice suppression by supervisors on employees' authoritarian political attitudes (vol 52, pg 131, 2020). Contemporary Politics, 26(5), 596.
    • Stanojevic, A., Akkerman, A., & Manevska, K. (2020). Good Workers and Crooked Bosses: The Effect of Voice Suppression by Supervisors on Employees' Populist Attitudes and Voting. Political Psychology, 41(2), 363-381.
    • Stanojevic, A., Akkerman, A., & Manevska, K. (2020). The oppressive boss and workers' authoritarianism: effect of voice suppression by supervisors on employees' authoritarian political attitudes. Contemporary Politics, 26(5), 573-595.


    • Jacobs, K., Akkerman, A., & Zaslove, A. (2018). The voice of populist people? Referendum preferences, practices and populist attitudes. Acta Politica, 53(4), 517-541.
    • Lehr, A., Vyrastekova, J., Akkerman, A., & Torenvlied, R. (2018). Horizontal and vertical spillovers in wage bargaining: A theoretical framework and experimental evidence. Rationality and Society, 30(1), 3-53.
    • Thommes, K., & Akkerman, A. (2018). Clean up your network: how a strike changed the social networks of a working team. Team Performance Management, 24(1-2), 43-63.


    • Akkerman, A., Zaslove, A., & Spruyt, B. (2017). "We the People' or "We the Peoples'? A Comparison of Support for the Populist Radical Right and Populist Radical Left in the Netherlands. Swiss Political Science Review, 23(4), 377-403.
    • Born, M. J., & Akkerman, A. (2017). Peer support in industrial action: How colleagues' anticipated social support affects willingness to strike. Mobilization, 22(3), 331-344.
    • Jansen, G., Akkerman, A., & Vandaele, K. (2017). Undermining mobilization? The effect of job flexibility and job instability on the willingness to strike. Economic and Industrial Democracy, 38(1), 99-117.
    • van den Bekerom, P., Torenvlied, R., & Akkerman, A. (2017). Constrained by Red Tape: How Managerial Networking Moderates the Effects of Red Tape on Public Service Performance. The American Review of Public Administration, 47(3), 300-322.


    • Born, M., Akkerman, A., & Thommes, K. (2016). Peer influence on protest participation: Communication and trust between co-workers as inhibitors or facilitators of mobilization. Social Science Research, 56, 58-72.
    • Jansen, G., Sluiter, R., & Akkerman, A. (2016). The Diffusion of Strikes: A Dyadic Analysis of Economic Sectors in the Netherlands, 1995–2007. American Journal of Sociology, 121(6), 1885-1918.
    • Lehr, A., Vyrastekova, J., Akkerman, A., & Torenvlied, R. (2016). Spillovers and conflict in wage bargaining: Experimental evidence. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 63, 59-68.
    • Overman, S., Akkerman, A., & Torenvlied, R. (2016). Targets for honesty: How performance indicators shape integrity in Dutch higher education. Public Administration, 94(4), 1140-1154.
    • van Houten, G., Akkerman, A., Sluiter, R., Jansen, G., & Vermeylen, G. (2016). Directe en indirecte werknemersparticipatie in Europa. Tijdschrift voor Arbeidsvraagstukken, 32(2), 138-156.
    • van Stekelenburg, J., Klandermans, B., & Akkerman, A. (2016). Does Civic Participation Stimulate Political Activity? Journal of Social Issues, 72(2), 286-314.
    • van den Bekerom, P., Torenvlied, R., & Akkerman, A. (2016). Managing All Quarters of the Compass? How Internally Oriented Managerial Networking Moderates the Impact of Environmental Turbulence on Organizational Performance. The American Review of Public Administration, 46(6), 639-659.


    • Lehr, A., Akkerman, A., & Torenvlied, R. (2015). Spillover and conflict in collective bargaining: evidence from a survey of Dutch union and firm negotiators. Work, Employment & Society, 29(4), 641-660.
    • Lehr, A., Akkerman, A., & Torenvlied, R. (2015). The Influence of External Information on Collective Bargaining: Survey Evidence of Union and Firm Negotiators in the Netherlands. Relations Industrielles, 70(2), 327-352.
    • Thommes, K., Vyrastekova, J., & Akkerman, A. (2015). Behavioral spillovers from freeriding in multilevel interactions. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 56, 78-87.


    • Akkerman, A. (2014). Involuntary disputes: When competition for members forces smaller unions to strike. Rationality and Society, 26(4), 446-474.
    • Akkerman, A., Mudde, C., & Zaslove, A. (2014). How Populist Are the People? Measuring Populist Attitudes in Voters. Comparative Political Studies, 47(9), 1324-1353.
    • Jansen, G., & Akkerman, A. (2014). The collapse of collective action? In M. Hauptmeier, & M. Vidal (Eds.), Employment flexibility, Union Membership and Strikes in European Companies (pp. 186-207). (Palgrave Macmillan series on critical perspectives on work and employment). Palgrave Macmillan Ltd..
    • Thommes, K., Akkerman, A., Torenvlied, R., & Born, M. (2014). The dark side of solidarity: social norms and social relations in the aftermath of strikes. Industrial Relations Journal, 45(4), 348-367.


    • Akkerman, A., & Torenvlied, R. (2013). Public Management and Network Specificity: Effects of colleges' ties with professional organizations on graduates' labour market success and satisfaction. Public Management Review, 15(4), 522-540.
    • Akkerman, A., Born, M. J., & Torenvlied, R. (2013). Solidarity, Strikes, and Scabs: How Participation Norms Affect Union Members' Willingness to Strike. Work and Occupations, 40(3), 250-280.
    • Born, M. J., Akkerman, A., & Torenvlied, R. (2013). Trust Your Boss or Listen to the Union? Information, Social Identification, Trust, and Strike Participation. Mobilization, 18(2), 161-178.
    • Gremmen, I., Akkerman, A., & Benschop, Y. (2013). Does where you stand depend on how you behave? Networking behavior as an alternative explanation for gender differences in network structure. Journal of Management and Organization, 19(3), 297-313.
    • Torenvlied, R., Akkerman, A., Meier, K. J., & O'Toole, L. J. . J. (2013). The Multiple Dimensions of Managerial Networking. The American Review of Public Administration, 43(3), 251-272.


    • Akkerman, A., Torenvlied, R., & Schalk, J. (2012). Two-Level Effects of Interorganizational Network Collaboration on Graduate Satisfaction: A Comparison of Five Intercollege Networks in Dutch Higher Education. The American Review of Public Administration, 42(6), 654-677.
    • Torenvlied, R., & Akkerman, A. (2012). Effects of Managers' Work Motivation and Networking Activity on Their Reported Levels of External Red Tape. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 22(3), 445-471.




    • Akkerman, A., Sluiter, R., & Jansen, G. (2015). 3rd European Company Survey: Direct and indirect employee participation. Eurofound.


    • Akkerman, A., Born, M., Jansen, G., Lehr, A., & Sluiter, R. (2014). Patronen van staken: ontstaan, verloop en verspreiding van arbeidsconflicten. Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen.



    • Akkerman, A., Manevska, K., & Sluiter, R. (2021). Laat ik mijn mond maar houden: De gevolgen van flexibilisering van werk . In Een gezonde samenleving: Wetenschappelijke perspectieven in tijden van crisis Prometheus.


    • Jansen, G., Akkerman, A., & Lehr, A. (2012). De verspreiding van stakingen. Sociologie Magazine, 20(4), 24-25.
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      lid curatorium De Burcht (Wetenschappelijk Bureau voor de vakbeweging).
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