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Dr Ariane Froidevaux

[Dr Ariane Froidevaux]

Assistant Professor, Management
Last Updated: October 19, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
career transitions, aging at work, late-careers and retirement, identity negotiation, immigration

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
human resource management, organizational behavior, career development, career counseling interventions

Biography

Biography

Dr. Ariane Froidevaux (pronounce Frōdvô) is Assistant Professor of Management. Her research interests include career transitions, retirement and aging in the workplace, and identity negotiation. Her work appears in outlets such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Psychology Review, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Career Assessment, and Work Aging and Retirement. The innovation of her research has been recognized by the Eunice and James L. West Distinguished Professorship fellowship (2020-2021), 4 awards and a finalist award delivered by the Academy of Management Careers Division (2015, 2016), the European Society for Vocational Designing and Career Counseling (2017), and the University of Lausanne (2012, 2017), as well as a $185,000 grant from the Swiss National Science Foundation (2016, 2018). She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland, then was a postdoctoral researcher in Management at the University of Florida. Dr. Froidevaux has taught courses in human resource management, organizational behavior, and career development at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and has five years of part-time industry experience in career counseling. She served as a Representative-at-large for the Executive Board of the Academy of Management Careers Division (2017-2020) and is currently a member of the Journal of Vocational Behavior and of Work, Aging and Retirement Editorial Boards.

Education

Education

    • 2016 PhD in Psychology
      University of Lausanne

Appointments

Appointments

    • Sept 2016 to Aug 2019 Post-doctoral researcher
      Management, University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
      Early & Advanced Postdoc Mobility Fellowships awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. Research projects “Bridge employment as a renewed late career phase: Fostering time and identities” and “Retirement adjustment and employment: The role of identity and relationships in the transition period”. Teaching: Human Resource Management (undergraduate), Organizational Behavior (graduate)
    • Sept 2011 to Aug 2016 Graduate research and teaching assistant
      Psychology, University of Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland)
      Research, Manager for two research assistants, Adjunct Lecturer for the course Professional Fields of Psychology.
    • Jan 2009 to Dec 2013 Career counselor
      Psychology, University of Lausanne (Lausanne, Switzerland)
      Vocational guidance; ability, skills and attitudes assessment; career transitions for adolescents, young adults and adult clients
    • Jan 2009 to June 2011 Graduate research assistant
      Alcohology, Lausanne State University Hospital (CHUV) (Lausanne, Switzerland)
    • July 2010 to Aug 2010 Assistant nurse
      Gynecology and Oncology, Lausanne State University Hospital (CHUV) (Lausanne, Switzerland)
    • Sept 2006 to Mar 2010 Telephone interviewer
      Link Institute of marketing and social research (Lausanne, Switzerland)
      Social and marketing research mandated by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office, the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, among others.

Memberships

    • Apr 2020 to Present George Mason University Transition Research Group
    • Oct 2015 to Present Age in the Workplace Research Network
    • July 2015 to Present Academy of Management
      Representative-at-Large (2017-2020)
    • June 2015 to Present Sloan Research Network on Aging and Work
    • July 2014 to Present European Society for Vocational Designing and Career Counseling

Awards and Honors

    • Aug  2019 Outstanding Reviewer sponsored by Academy of Management, Careers Division
    • Sep  2017 ESVDC Young Research Award sponsored by European Society for Vocational Designing and Career Counseling
    • Sep  2017 Excellence of doctoral dissertation sponsored by University of Lausanne
    • Aug  2016 Finalist for the Best Student Paper Award sponsored by Academy of Management, Careers Division
    • Aug  2015 Michael Driver Best Applied Paper Award sponsored by Academy of Management, Careers Division
    • Sep  2012 Excellence of Master thesis sponsored by University of Lausanne

News Articles

News Articles

    • Sept 2020 Ladders News
      Anderer, J. (2020). A financial issue from your 20’s is why you can’t find a job.
    • Sept 2020 The Shorthorn
      Zhang, C. (2020). UTA study finds student loan debt reduces chances of full-time employment after graduation.
    • Aug 2020 Psych Central
      Pedersen, T. (2020). Student loan debt may hurt chances of full-time job.
    • Aug 2020 Phys.Org
      Booth, H. (2020). Study: Student debt may hurt chances at full-time employment.
    • Aug 2020 EurekAlert!
      (2020). Study: Student debt may hurt chances at full-time employment.
    • Aug 2020 UTA News Releases
      Booth, H. (2020). Study: Student debt may hurt chances at full-time employment.
    • Aug 2020 Kudos
      Student loan debt is bad for full-time employment upon graduation from college.

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

Publications


      2020
      • Book Chapter
        Career counseling
        Routledge Companion to Career Studies
        [Hirschi, Andreas, Froidevaux, Ariane].
      • Book Chapter
        Transition to retirement (French)
        Landmarks for Career Counselors
        [Froidevaux, Ariane, Maggiori, Christian]. Dalla.

      2019
      • Book Chapter
        Leveraging aging workforce and age diversity to achieve organizational goals: A human resource management perspective
        Current and Emerging Trends in Aging and Work
        [Froidevaux, Ariane, Alterman, Valeria, Wang, Mo].

      2018
      • Book Chapter
        Escaping the self: Negative self-evaluations and employee alcohol misuse
        SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series. The Self at Work: Fundamental Theory and Research
        [5. Mohr, C, Haverly, S, Froidevaux, Ariane, Wang, Mo]. 273-292.

      2017
      • Book Chapter
        ). La recherche qualitative consensuelle en psychologie du conseil et de l’orientation [Consensual qualitative research in career counselling psychology]
        Les Méthodes Qualitatives en Psychologie et Sciences Humaines de la Santé [Qualitative Methods in Health Psychology and Human Sciences]
        [Masdonati, J, Froidevaux, A, Rossier, J]. 157-180.
      • Book Chapter
        Retirement planning: How to deal with different adjustment trajectories?
        Berufliche Beratung Älterer Career Guidance for Older Workers
        [Froidevaux, A, Baumann, I, Maggiori, C, Wieber, F, Rossier, J]. 25-53.

      2015
      2014

      2021
      • Journal Article
        Life stage, lifespan, and life course perspectives on vocational behavior and development: A theoretical framework, review, and research agenda
        [Zacher, Hannes, Froidevaux, Ariane]. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 121, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2020.103476

      2020
      • Journal Article
        A conceptual model of small business owners’ unique retirement decisions: Multilevel antecedents and retirement adjustment consequences
        [Alterman, Valeria, Froidevaux, Ariane, Fasbender, Ulrike, Xie, Jiangpei]. Work, Aging and Retirement. 6(3), 146–152. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1093/workar/waaa010
      • Journal Article
        Is Student Loan Debt Good or Bad for Full-Time Employment upon Graduation from College?
        [Froidevaux, Ariane, Koopmann, Jackie, Wang, Mo , Peter, Bamberger]. Journal of Applied Psychology. Advance Online Publication. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/apl0000487

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Identity incongruence and negotiation in The transition from work to retirement: A theoretical model
        [Froidevaux, Ariane, Hirschi, Andreas, Wang, Mo]. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2041386619830754

      2016
      • Journal Article
        The role of mattering as an overlooked key challenge in retirement planning and adjustment
        [Froidevaux, Ariane, Hirschi, Andreas, Wang, Mo]. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 94, 57-69. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2016.02.016

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Hope as a resource for career exploration: Examining incremental and cross-lagged effects
        [Hirschi, Andreas, Abessolo, Marc, Froidevaux, Ariane]. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 86, 38-47. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2014.10.006

      2014

      2021
      2020
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Intergenerational transmission of psychology as an occupation: A co-construction between parents and children
        [Froidevaux, Ariane, Rosselet-Capt, Mireille]. Psychoscope. 1, 25-28. Lausanne: "Swiss Federation of Psychologists".
        https://www.psychologie.ch/fr/psychoscope-12020

Presentations

    • September  2021
      Dlouhy, Katja (Author & Presenter), Froidevaux, Ariane (Author), "STEM careers over time", Düsseldorf, Germany. (September 16, 2021).
    • September  2021
      Froidevaux, Ariane, "Changes in perceived age discrimination over time: Patterns, covariates, and consequences", UTA, Arlington. (September 8, 2021).
    • August  2021
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Discussant), Nagy, Noemi (Chair), "Discussion -Bringing the (older) manager back to management: Five takes on late career challenges Symposium", Virtual. (August 3, 2021).
    • July  2021
      Froidevaux, Ariane, "How to navigate the U.S. academic career’s jungle AND to enjoy your adventure? In Can We Do It, Yes We Can: Strategies for Non-US Scholars to Succeed in the US Jobs Market. ", Academy of Management, virtual . (July 31, 2021).
    • July  2021
      Froidevaux, Ariane, "Thriving: Recruiting mentors and collaborators for your network. Careers Doctoral Consortium.", Academy of Management, Virtual. (July 31, 2021).
    • July  2021
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author), Seidl, Juliana (Author & Presenter), Rabelo Neiva, E (Author), Wang, Mo (Author), Giardini Murta, S (Author), "Retirement planning: Checking new antecedents according to Brazilian employees", Prague, Czech Republic. (July , 2021).
    • July  2021
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Late career renewal and sustainability as an academic - ENT Division Late Career Consortium", Academy of Management, virtual. (July 30, 2021).
    • July  2021
      Smith, Shona (Author), Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), Bell, MyrtleP (Author), "A social identity perspective on black millennials’ turnover intentions", University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland. (July 14, 2021).
    • April  2021
      Hyde, Shelia (Author & Presenter), Froidevaux, Ariane (Author), Casper, WendyJ (Author), "Pivoting during a Pandemic: Finding Enrichment when Work and Home Collide", Virtual. (April , 2021).
    • October  2020
      Froidevaux, Ariane, "Career development through the lifespan", Corporate Education Webinars, University of Texas at Arlington, Fort Worth, Texas. (October , 2020).
    • August  2020
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Co-Chair), "Careers Doctoral Consortium". (August , 2020).
    • August  2020
      Zhan, Yuije (Author), Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), Li, Yixuan (Author), Wang, Mo (Author), Shi, Junqi (Author), "How to successfully adjust to retirement? Examining the role of pre-retirement resources.", Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada (virtual). (August 10, 2020).
    • August  2020
      Froidevaux, Ariane, "How to get there AND enjoy the journey! Can We Do It, Yes We Can: Strategies for Non-US Scholars to Succeed in the US Jobs Market.", Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada (virtual). (August 8, 2020).
    • April  2020
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), Zhan, Jessie (Author), Li, Yixuan (Author), Wang, Mo (Author), Shi, Junqi (Author), "Retirement adjustment and post-retirement well-being: Examining the effects of pre-retirement resource availability and change", George Mason University , Washington DC (Moved to Zoom). (April 9, 2020).
    • February  2020
      Baumann, Isabel (Author), Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), Madero-Cabib, Ignacio (Author & Presenter), "Let’s Not Forget the Macro-Level Factors! How Older Workers’ Interlocked Employment and Health Trajectories Are Shaped by Welfare Regimes and the Social Norm for Working Longer", Careers Division of the Academy of Management, Vienna, Austria. (February 14, 2020).
    • February  2020
      Chen, Dan (Author), Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), Bell, MyrtleP (Author), "A second child? No, thank you! A management perspective on China’s second-child policy and low birthrate", University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. (February 1, 2020).
    • November  2019
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), Segel-Karpas, Dikla (Author), Bergman, Yoav (Author), "Can retirement be perceived as a reminder of the aging process and of human mortality? Yes, and strong work identification makes things worse! ", University of St-Gallen, St-Gallen, Switzerland. (November 7, 2019).
    • November  2019
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), Alterman, Valeria (Author), Yiduo, Shao (Author), Mo, Wang (Author), "Validation of a measure of identity transition incongruence and negotiation: The case of the transition from work to retirement", University of St-Gallen, St-Gallen, Switzerland. (November 7, 2019).
    • August  2019
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Co-Chair), "Careers Doctoral Consortium", Boston, MA. (August , 2019).
    • August  2018
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Co-Chair), "Careers Doctoral Consortium", Chicago, IL.. (August , 2018).
    • August  2018
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Encore careers as a new area for careers research: Focusing on mid- and late-career renewal", Chicago, IL. (August , 2018).
    • August  2018
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Is student loan debt good or bad for finding employment after college? Investigation of a double sword effect. ", Chicago, IL. (August , 2018).
    • August  2018
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Co-Chair), "Thrive! Energizing ourselves and others as academics", annual meeting of the Academy of Management. , Chicago, IL.. (August , 2018).
    • November  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Is student loan good or bad for finding employment upon graduation?", University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands. (November , 2017).
    • November  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Small business owners’ retirement decision-making: To sell or not to sell? ", Lüneburg, Germany. (November , 2017).
    • November  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "The role of the big-five personal traits in the amount of time devoted to bridge employment and other life spheres in retirement", Lüneburg, Germany. (November , 2017).
    • August  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Designing one’s life in late careers", Atlanta, GA. (August , 2017).
    • August  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Reconciling identity contradictions when transitioning from work to retirement: A theoretical model", Atlanta, GA. (August , 2017).
    • August  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Co-Chair), "Thrive! Energizing ourselves and others as academics.", Atlanta, GA.. (August , 2017).
    • May  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "A life design perspective on the work to retirement transition", Dublin, Ireland. (May , 2017).
    • April  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Personality and identity’s impact on three conceptions of bridge employment", Orlando, FL. (April , 2017).
    • February  2017
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Adjusting successfully to retirement: A consensual qualitative research analysis of well-being, identity, and resources", Oak Hammock Retirement Community, Gainesville, Florida. (February , 2017).
    • August  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Achieving meaningful retirement adjustment in late career", Anaheim, CA. (August , 2016).
    • June  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane, "Adjusting to retirement and self-identifying as a retiree: A consensual qualitative research", Bern, Switzerland. (June , 2016).
    • June  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Enjeux de perception et de gestion du temps auprès des travailleurs de 55 ans et plus [Time management and perception challenges for workers over 55 years old]", Fribourg, Switzerland. (June , 2016).
    • June  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Quel rôle des RH pour la valorisation des travailleurs 50+ en entreprise? [Which role for Human Resources in the valorization of workers aged over 50 in the organization?]", Aubonne, Switzerland. (June , 2016).
    • June  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "To matter or not matter? An overlooked key challenge for retirement planning and adjustment", Bern, Switzerland.. (June , 2016).
    • May  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "A consensual qualitative research on adjusting to retirement: Insights for theory and practice", Tallahassee, FL. (May , 2016).
    • March  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "La retraite: Une étape de vie à construire [Retirement planning workshop: “Life designing in retirement”]", Foundation Force Nouvelle. , Geneva, Switzerland. (March , 2016).
    • January  2016
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Reflections of a doctoral candidate: 10 tips to survive one’s Ph.D", Western Switzerland Doctoral Program in Psychology (CUSO), Neuchâtel, Switzerland.. (January , 2016).
    • November  2015
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Adjusting to retirement and self-identifying as a retiree: A consensual qualitative research", Limerick, Ireland. (November , 2015).
    • November  2015
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author), "The changing meaning of work and career development issues in late career.", Limerick, Ireland.. (November , 2015).
    • November  2015
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "To matter or not matter? An overlooked key challenge for retirement planning and adjustment", Limerick, Ireland.. (November , 2015).
    • September  2015
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "To matter or not matter? An overlooked key challenge for transition to retirement", Swiss Psychological Society, Geneva, Switzerland. (September , 2015).
    • August  2015
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "To Matter or Not Matter? An overlooked key challenge for transition to retirement", Vancouver, Canada.. (August , 2015).
    • July  2015
      Froidevaux, Ariane (Author & Presenter), "Le rôle des parents dans l’accompagnement au choix professionnel des adolescents [The role of parents in the vocational guidance process for adolescents]", La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.. (July , 2015).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Shona Smith, (Management)
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Dan Chen, (Management)
    • Present
      Master's Thesis Committee Co-Chair
      Ivana Jovanovska , University of Lausanne, Switzerland. (Psychology)
    • Present
      Doctoral Diagnostic Committee Member
      Corey Tatel, Industrial organizational psychology doctoral student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. (Psychology)
      Career engagement: A typical behavior approach to understanding career development
    • Present
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Kim Bates, (Management)
      Is justice positively or negatively related to fraud? It depends
    • Sept 2021
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Nthabiseng Kwayiba, University of Fort Hare, South Africa (Social Work)
      Analysis of challenges facing police retirees in the Eastern Cape of South Africa: A framework for adjustment of police retirees to the community
    • July 2021
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Shelia Hyde, (Management)
      SELF-REGULATION OF BOUNDARIES FOR THRIVING, ENRICHMENT, AND BALANCE ACROSS THE WORK-NONWORK INTERFACE
    • Dec 2020
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Dan Chen, (Management)
    • Dec 2020
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Paula Andrea Otero Barrera,
      Semi-structured interview of an HR director
    • Feb 2020
      Master's Thesis Committee Co-Chair
      Lucie Stöcklin, Master in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Bern​​​​ (Psychology)
      Knowledge Transfer, Work Engagement and Identity Incongruence in the Transition from Work to Retirement
    • Oct 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Co-Chair
      Stephanie Meister, This Master student is registered at the University of Zürich in Switzerland. (Psychology)
    • Sept 2019
      Master's Thesis Committee Co-Chair
      Master of Advanced Studies, Thesis in Human Resources Management, University of Geneva, Switzerland (Management)

Courses

      • MANA 3318-004 MANAGING ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3318-010 MANAGING ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3320-001 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 100938)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3320-005 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 100938)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3320-900 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 100938)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MANA 6382-001 INDEPENDENT STUDIES MGMT
        (Course Id: 100992)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MANA 3320-005 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 100938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3320-900 HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 100938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MANA 6382-004 INDEPENDENT STUDIES MGMT
        (Course Id: 100992)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MANA 3320-001 PER/HUM RES MGT
        (Course Id: 100938 | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3320-001 PER/HUM RES MGT
        (Course Id: 100938 | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3320-002 PER/HUM RES MGT
        (Course Id: 100938 | Exclude Feedback: true)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019

Service to the University

    • Sept 2021 to  Present Committee Member
      COB test committee - OB
    • Sept 2021 to  Present Committee Member
      Rosenstein Scholarship committee

Service to the Profession

    • Jan 2021 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Work, Aging and Retirement





    • Aug 2020 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Journal of Vocational Behavior
    • Past to  July 2021
      Reviewer, Book
      Scientific committee of the NICE (Network for Innovation in Career Guidance & Counselling in Europe) Academy in Paris 2021
      Review of two research articles.
    • Past to  May 2021
      Committee Member
      Careers Division Best Overall Paper Award, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Careers Division
    • Aug 2017 to  Aug 2020
      (Classification: Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship)
      Board of AdvisorsUSA)
      Academy of Management, Careers Division
      Committees: membership; awards; CAR doctoral consortium and mentoring main organizer

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Past to  Oct 2020
      Guest Speaker (Fort Worth,
      Corporate Education Webinars, University of Texas at Arlington
      Presentation title: "Career development over the lifespan"