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Franziska Tschan, professeure ordinaire

Lic.phil.hist, Université de Berne (1985); Dr. phil. hist., Université de Berne (1990); PD Habilitation, Université de Berne, 1998.

Après une formation dans une école normale, j'ai enseigné pendant quelques années dans des écoles primaires, avant de faire des études en psychologie à l'Université de Berne où j'ai obtenu une licence en psychologie.
J'ai également obtenu mon doctorat et mon habilitation à l'Université de Berne où j'ai travaillé en tant qu'assistante et maître-assistante du professeur M. von Cranach. Avec l'aide d'une bourse du Fonds National, j'ai pu travailler à l'Université de Texas A&M, à l'Université de Pittsburgh (LRDC) et à l'Université d'Utrecht (Pays-bas).

Depuis octobre 1995 je suis professeure ordinaire de psychologie sociale du travail à l'Université de Neuchâtel.

    Master's in Psychology (1985); Dr. phil. hist., University of Berne (1990); PD, Habilitation, University of Berne, Switzerland (1998).

After an initial formation as a primary school teacher, and a few years of work in this field, I studied psychology at the University of Bern, where I obtained a Master's degree, the doctorate and where I also did my habilitation. My advisor in Berne was Prof. M. von Cranach. I did my postgraduate work at the University of Berne, and my postdoctoral work at the University of Berne, at Texas A&M University; at the LRDC, University of Pittsburgh; and in Utrecht, NL.

I am a full professor at the University of Neuchâtel since October, 1995 (Psychologie sociale du travail).



In press/online first  .

* Semmer, N.K., Messerli, L. & Tschan, F. (in press). Disentangling the components of surface acting in emotion work: Experiencing emotions may be as important as regulating them.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 

Semmer, N.K., Jacobshagen, N., Meier, L. L., Kälin, W., Tschan, F., Keller, A.., Igic, I., Krings, R., Elfering A. (in press). Stress als Angriff auf das Selbst. Chapter to appear in Fisch,., A., Boltz, J. Horstmann, N. &  Lichtenthaler, P. (Hrsg.). Stark trotz Stress! Gesundheit und Leistungsfähigkeit in der Polizei". Verlag für Polizeiwissenschaft.

 *Wong, E., Tschan, F. & Semmer, N.J. (in press).

Effort in Emotion Work and Well-Being: The Role of Goal Attainment. Emotion.




*Keller, S., Tschan, F., Beldi, G., Kurmann, A., Candinas, D., & Semmer, N. K. (2016). Noise peaks influence communication in the operating room. An observational study. Ergonomics, 1-12.



*Tschan, F., Seelandt, J.C., Keller, S., Semmer, N.K., Kurmann, A., Candinas, D., & Beldi, G. (2015, early  view). Impact of case-relevant and case-irrelevant communication within the surgical team on surgical-site infection. British Journal of Surgery. 102, 1718-1725 DOI: 10.1002/bjs.9927.

*Semmer, N.K., Jacobshagen, N., Meier, L.L., Elfering, A. Beehr, T.A., Kaelin, W., & Tschan, F. (2015). Illegitimate tasks as a source of work stress. Work & Stress, 29, 32-56. DOI: 10.1080/02678373.2014.1003996

* Kaderli, R., Seelandt, J. C., Tschan, F., & Businger, A.P. (2015). The Motivation to pursue surgical subspecialty Training is largely gender-neutral. A national Survey in Switzerland. Archives of Clinical and Experimantel Surgery (ACES), 4 (1) doi: 10.5455/aces.20140224123120848.


*Kurmann, A., Keller, S., Tschan, F., Seeland, J., Semmer, N.K., Candinas, D. & Beldi G. (2014) . Impact of team familiarity in the operating room on surgical complications. World Journal of Surgery, 38, 3047-3052. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2680-2 

*Seelandt, J. C., Tschan, F., Keller, S. Beldi, G. Jenni, N. Kurmann, A., Candinas, D. & Semmer. N.K. ( 2014) Assessing distractors and teamwork during surgery: developing an event-based method for direct observation. BMJ Quality & Safety , 23, 918-929; doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2013-002626

* Hoffmann, C., Stalder, B.E., Tschan, F., Häfeli, K. (2014). Support from teachers and trainers in Vocational education and training: The pathways to carreer aspirations and further career development. International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training (IJRVET), 1, 1-20. DOI: 10.13152/IJRVET.1.1.5

* Seelandt, J., Kalderli, R.M., Tschan, F. & Businger, A.P. (2014) The surgeon's perspective: Promoting and discouraging factors for choosing a career in surgery as perceived by surgeons. PLOS-one

*Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Hunziker, S., Kolbe, M., Jenni, N. & Marsch, S. U. (2014). Leadership in different resuscitation situations. Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care. 32-36.

*Kottwitz, M. U., Grebner, S., Semmer, N. K., Tschan, F., &  Elfering, A. (2014). Social stress at work and change in women’s body weight. Industrial Health, 52, 163-171.

*Kaderli, R., Seelandt, J., Umer, M., Tschan, F., & Businger, A. (2014). Reasons for the persistence of adverse events in the era of safer surgery - a qualitative approach. Swiss Medical Weekly, 143:w13882.

Kälin, W., Keller, A., Tschan, F., Elfering, A., & Semmer, N. K. (2014). Work experiences and well-being in the first years of professional work in Switzerland: A ten-year follow-up study. In A. C. Keller, R. Samuel, M. M. Bergman, & N. K. Semmer (eds.), Psychological, educational, and sociological perspectives on success and well-being in career development. Berlin: Springer.


*Wong, E., Tschan, F., Messerli, L. & Semmer, N. (2013) Expressing and amplifying positive emotions facilitate goal attainment in workplace interactions. Frontiers in Psychology; doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00188. 

*Hunziker, S., Pagani, S., Fasler, K., Tschan, F., Semmer, N. K., & Marsch, S. (2013). Impact of a stress coping strategy on perceived stress levels and performance during a simulated cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A randomized controlled trial. BMC Emergency Medicine 2013 13:8. doi:10.1186/1471-227X-13-8.

*Kaderli, R., Seelandt, J. C., Umer, M., Tschan, F. & Busiger, A.P. (2013). Reasons for the persistence of adverse events in the era of safer surgery – a qualitative approach. Swiss Medical Weekly; 143, w13882 

*Marsch, S., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Zobrist, R. Hunziker, P. R. & Hunziker, S. (2013). ABC versus CAB for cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a prospective, randomized  simulator based trial. Swiss Medical Weekly; 143

*Crego, A., Martinez-Inigo, D. & Tschan, F. (2013). Moderating effects of attribution on the relationship between emotional dissonance and surface acting: A transactional approach to health care professionals’ emotion work. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 43, 570-580

Semmer, N. K., Jacobshagen, N., Meier, L. L., Elfering, A., Kälin, W., & Tschan, F. (2013). Psychische Beanspruchung durch illegitime Aufgaben [Illegitimate tasks and strain]. In Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (Hrsg.), Immer schneller, immer mehr: Psychische Belastungen bei Wissens- und Dienstleistungsarbeit (S. 97-112). Wiesbaden: Springer.

  *Hunziker, S., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K. & Marsch, S. U. (2013). Importance of leadership in cardiac arrest situations: from simulation to real life and back. Swiss Medical Weekly, 43:w13774


Tschan, F., Semmer, N. K., Hunziker, S., & Marsch, S. U. (2012). Group research using high-fidelity experimental simulations. In A. B. Hollingshead & M. S. Poole (Eds.), Research methods for studying groups and teams: A guide to approaches, tools, and technologies (pp. 58-78). New York: Routledge.

*Kurmann, A., Tschan, F., Semmer, N. K., Seelandt, J., Candinas, D., & Beldi, G. (2012). Human factors in the operating room – The surgeons view. Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care x.doi.org/10.1016/j.tacc.2012.07.007. 

*Marty, H., Bogenstätter, Y., Franc, G., Tschan, F. & Zimmermann, H. (2012). How well informed are patients when leaving the emergency department? Comparing information provided and information retained. Emergency Medical Journal, doi:10.1136/emermed-2011-200451

*Hunziker, S., Semmer, N. K., Tschan, F., Schuetz, P., Mueller, B., & Marsch, S. (2012). Dynamics and association of different acute stress markers with performance during a simulated resuscitation. Resuscitation, 83, 572-578. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2011.11.013



*Tschan, F., Vetterli, M., Semmer, N.K., Hunziker, S. & Marsch, S. U. (2011). Activities during interruptions in cardiopulmonary resuscitation: A simulator study. 82, 1419-1423. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2011.06.023

*Gross, S., Semmer, N. K., Meier L. L., Kälin, W., Jacobshagen, N., & Tschan, F. (2011). A day-level perspective on fatigue: The complex interplay between affective events and chronic social stressors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 654-664

Semmer, N.K,, Tschan, F., Hunziker, S., & Marsch, S. U. (2011). Leadership and minimally invasive training enhance performance in medical emergency driven teams: Simulator studies. In V. G. Duffy, (Ed.). Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare (pp. 180-190). Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis

Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K. Hunziker, S., & Marsch, S. U. (2011). Decisive action vs. joint deliberation: Different medical tasks imply different coordination requirements.  In V. G. Duffy. (Ed.). Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare (pp. 191-200). Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis.

Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Vetterli, M., Gurtner, A., Hunziker, S. & Marsch, S. U. (2011). Developing observational categories for group process research based on task and coordination-requirement analysis: Examples from research on medical emergency-driven teams.   In M. Boos, M. Kolbe, P. Kappeler. & T. Ellwart (Eds.). Coordination in Human and Primate Groups (pp.93-115) . Berlin: Springer

*Hunziker, S., Laschinger, L., Portmann, S., Semmer, N.K., Tschan, F. & Marsch, S. (2011). Perceived stress and performance during a simulated resuscitation: A pilot study. Intensive Care Medicine , 9, 1473-1479

*Kurmann, A., Peter, M., Tschan, F., Mühlemann, K., Candinas, D. & Beldi, G. (2011). Adverse effect of noise in the operating theatre on surgical-site infection. British Journal of Surgery, 98 , 1021-1025.

*Streiff, S., Tschan, F., Hunziker, S., Buehlmann, C., Semmer, N.K & Marsch, S. U. (2011) Leadership in medical emergencies depends on gender and personality. Simulation in Healthcare, 6, 78-83

*Müller, S., & Tschan, F. (2011) Consequences of client-initiated workplace violence: The role of fear and perceived prevention. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 16, 217-229


*Fischer, M., Rüegg, S., Czaplinski, A. Strochmeier, M. Lehmann, A., Tschan, F., Hunziker, P. & Stephan C. Marsch (2010). Inter-rater reliability of the Full Outline of UnResponsiveness score and the Glasgow Coma Scale in critically ill patients: a prospective observational study. Critical Care, 14:R64.

*Hunziker, S., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K. & Marsch, S. U. (2010). Importance of Human Factors in resuscitation: Lessons learned from simulator studies. Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock, 3, 389-394

Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Messerli, L., Janevski, C. (2010). Discrete emotions in interactions with superiors: Some ae more role-related, some are more relationship related. In T. Rigotti, S. Korek  & K. Otto (Ed.), Gesund mit und ohne Arbeit [healthy with and without work], (pp. 289-304). Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers

Tschan, F., (2010). System theory. In J.M. Levine, & M.A. Hogg (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, pp 891-895. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. .

* Lüscher, F., Hunziker, S., Gaillard, V., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Hunziker, P. & Marsch, S. U. (2010). Proficiency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation of medical students at graduation: A simulator-based comparison with general practitioners. Swiss Medical Weekly, 140, 57-61.

* Hunziker, S., Bühlmann, C., Tschan, F., Balestra, G., Legret, C., Schumacher, C., Semmer, N.K., Hunziker, P. & Marsch, S. U. (2010). Brief leadership instructions improve cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a high fidelity simulation: a randomized controlled trial. Critical Care Medicine, 38, 1-4.

*  Semmer, N.K., Tschan, F., Meier,  L.L. & Facchin, S. (2010) Illegitimate tasks and counterproductive work behavior. Applied Psychology, an International Review, 59, 1, 70-96.


Rafaeli, A., Semmer, N. & Tschan, F. (2009). Emotion in work settings. In D. Sanders & K. Scherer (Eds.) Oxford Companion to the Affective Sciences (pp. 414-416). Oxford: UK: Oxford University Press.

*  Bogenstätter Y., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Spychiger, M., Breuer, M., & Marsch, S.U. (2009). How accurate is information transmitted to medical professionals joining a medical emergency? A simulator study. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society., 51, 115-125.  

* Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Gurtner, A., Bizzari, L., Spychiger, M., Breuer, M. & Marsch, S. U. (2009). Diagnostic accuracy, explicit reasoning, confirmation bias, and illusory transactive memroy: A simulation study of group decision making in medical teams. Small Group Research, 40, 271-300.  
Award: This paper was the winner 2008-2009 SRG Best Article Award   

  *Hunziker, S., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Zobrist, R., Spychiger, M., Breuer, M., Hunziker, P.R. & Marsch, S. U. (2009). Hands-on time during cardiopulmonary resuscitation is affected by the process of teambuilding: A prospective randomised simulator-based trial. BMC Emergency Medicine   

Tschan, F. McGrath, J. E., Semmer, N. K., Arametti, M., Bogenstätter, Y., & Marsch, S. U. (2009). Temporal aspects of processes in ad-hoc groups:A conceptual scheme and some research examples. In R. Roe, M.J. Waller & S. Clegg (Eds.). Doing Time. Advancing Temporal Research in Organizations. London: Roudlege. 


Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Gurtner, A., Bizarri, L., Spychiger, M. & Marsch, S. U. (2008).  Team process and diagnostic success in medical emergency driven teams: A simulator study. Simulation in Healthcare, 3, 264.
Award: This paper was 2nd place in the category research safety at the 2009 Simulation in Healthcare Conference 

Hunziker, S., Buehlmann, C., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Staff, S. & Marsch, S.U. (2008) Leadership instructions enhance leadership and medical performance in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Simulation in Healthcare, 3, 269. Award: This paper was 1st place in the category research education at the 2009 Simulation in Healthcare Conference 

* Ballard, D. I., Tschan, R. & Waller, M. J. (2008). All in the timing: Considering time at multiple stages of group research. Small Group Research, 39, 328-351.

Tschan, F. (2008). Tensions au travail. In O. Guillod (Ed.). Santé et travail,  pp 140-151. Berne: Editions Weblaw.


* McGrath, J.E. & Tschan, F. (2007). Temporal matters in the study of work groups in organizations. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 10, 3-12. .

* Krings, F., Tschan, F., & Bettex, S. (2007). Determinants of attitudes toward affirmative action in a Swiss sample. Journal of Business and Psychology, 21, 585-611.       

* Gurtner, A., Tschan, F., Semmer, N. K., & Nägele, Ch. (2007). Getting groups to develop good strategies: Effects of reflexivity interventions on team process, team performance,and shared mental models. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 102, 127-142.  

* Elfering, A., Semmer, N.K., Tschan, F. Kälin, W., & Bucher, A. (2007). First years in Job: A three-wave analysis of work experiences. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 70, 97-115.


* Facchin, S., Tschan, F., Gurtner, A., Cohen, D., Dupuis, A. (2006).Validation de la version française de l'échelle de réflexivité de groupe de Carter et West, 1998. Psychologie du Travail et des Organisations, 12, 291-306.

* Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Gautschi, D., Spychiger, M., Hunziker, P.R. & Marsch, S.U. (2006). Leading to recovery: Group performance and coordinating activities in Medical Emergency Driven Groups. Human Performance, 19, 277-304 (Abstract) ///

Konradt, U., Semmer, N.K. & Tschan, F. (2006). Aufgabenanalyse. In B. Zimolong & U. Konradt (Hrsg.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie (Themenbereich D, Serie III (Wirtschafts-, Organisations- und Arbeitspsychologie), Band 2 (Ingenieurpsychologie) (S. 359-392) Göttingen: Hogrefe.

* Mohr, G., Müller, A., Rigotti, T., Aycan, Z., Tschan, F. (2006).   The assessment of psychological strain in work contexts: Concerning the structural equivalency of 9 language adaptations of the Irritation Scale. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 22, 198-206

Semmer, N.K. Tschan, F., Elfering, A., Kälin, W. & Grebner, S. (2005). Young Adults Entering the Workforce in Switzerland: Working Conditions and Well-Being. In H.P. Kriesi, Peter Farago, Martin Kohli and Milad Zarin-Nejadan (Eds.), Contemporary Switzerland: Revisiting the Special Case.  (pp. 163-198). Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.


* Marsch, S. U., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Spychiger, M. & Hunziker, P.R. (2005). Unnecessary interruptions of cardiac massage during simulated cardiac arrests. European Journal of Anaesthesiology, 22, 831 -833. 

*Tschan, F., Rochat, S., Zapf, D. (2005). It's not only clients: Studying emotion work with clients and co-workers with an event-sampling approach. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 78, 195-220. (Abstract) ///

* Marsch, S.U., Tschan, F., Semmer, N.K., Spychiger, M., Breuer, M., & Hunziker, P.R. (2005). Performance of first responders in simulated cardiac arrests. Critical Care Medicine, 33, 5, 963-967. ( ///  


McGrath /// , J.E., & Tschan, F. (2004). Dynamics in groups and teams: Groups as complex action systems. In M. S. Poole & A.H. Van de Ven (Eds.),  Handbook of organizational change and development (pp 50-73). Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press.

* Tschan F., Semmer, N.K., Inversin, L. (2004). Work related and 'private' social interactions at work. Social Indicator Research, 67, 145-182.

McGrath /// , J.E. & Tschan, F. (2004) Temporal Matters in Social Psychology: Examining the Role of Time in Lives of Groups and Individuals. Washington: APA

* Marsch, C.U /// ., Müller, C., Marquardt, K., Conrad, G, Tschan, F. & Hunziker, P. (2004). Human Factors affect the quality of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in simulated cardiac arrests. Resuscitation, 60,  51-56. ( ///  


Tschan, F. & von Cranach, M. (2003). Gruppen als informatonsverarbeitende und handelnde Systeme - Konsequenzen für Gruppentraining. In K-C. Hamborg & H. Holling (Hrsg). Innovative Personal- und Organisationsentwicklung (S. 332-254). Göttingen, Toronto: Hogrefe. 

Semmer, N., /// Tschan, F., Keller-Schumacher, K., Minelli, M., Walliser, F., Dunckel, H., & Jerusel, S. (2003). Feeling controlled, loosing illusions: Some side effects of a tailor-made feedback system. In R.B. Pritchard, H.Holling & F. Lammers (Eds.), New Developments in ProMES (pp.149-164).  Austin, TX: Nova Science.

Minelli, M., Walliser, F., Tschan, F., Herzog, W., & Semmer, N. K. (2003) The application of a performance management system in a Swiss school: Results and experiences. In R.B. Pritchard, H.Holling & F. Lammers (Eds.), New Developments in ProMES (pp. 89-106). Austin, TX: Nova Science.

Rochat, S., & Tschan, F. (2003). Travail émotionnel et interactions sociales: Une investigation micro-événementielle. In G. Karnas, C. Vandenberghe & N. Delobbe (Eds.), Développement des compétences, investissement professionnel et bien-être des personnes.  ( pp. 281-290). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain. 

Vernez, I., Tschan, F. &  Egloff, D. (2003). Evolution des opinions subjectives des candidats au cours d'un processus de sélection. In. N. Delobbe, G.Karnas & C.Vandenberghe (Eds.), Evaluation et développement des compétences au travail.  Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain. 


*Tschan, F. (2002). Ideal cycles of communication (or cognitions) in triads, dyads, and individuals.  Small Group Research, 33, 615-643.

Tschan, F. (2002). Methadonprogramme im Kanton Bern 1979-92. In Bundesamt für Gesundheit (Hrsg.). Evaluationen des BAG im Suchtbereich 1990-2000 (pp.164-169). Bern: BAG . (lien) ///

Cranach, M. von, & Tschan, F. (2002). Psychology of action planning. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Amsterdam: Elsevier

2001 and before

Tschan, F., & Semmer N. K. (2001). Wenn alle dasselbe denken: Geteilte mentale Modelle und Leistung in der Teamarbeit. In H. Fisch und D. Beck & B. Englich (Eds.), Projektgruppen in Organisationen. Praktische Erfahrungen und Erträge der Forschung (pp. 217-235). Göttingen: Verlag für Angewandte Psychologie.

*Tschan, F., Semmer, N. K., Nägele, C., & Gurtner, A. (2000). Task adaptive behavior and performance in groups. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 3, 367-386.

Tschan, F. (2000). Produktivität in Kleingruppen. Was machen produktive Gruppen anders und besser? Bern: Huber. 

* Semmer, N.K, Elfering, A., Tschan, F. Dauwalder, J.-P. Heunert, S., Crattaz von Rothen, F. (2000). Work characteristics and well-being of Swiss apprentices entering the labor market. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 4.

Tschan, F., & Kälin, W. (2000, décembre). Apprentissage et insertion dans la vie professionnelle. Economie Romande, 4, 2-3. 

Rochat, S., & Tschan, F. (2000). Parcours professionnels comparés de lesbiennes et d'hétérosexuelles. In H. Kilcher & E. Thommen (Eds.), Comparer ou prédire: Exemples de recherches en psychologie comparative aujourd'hui (pp. 163-175). Fribourg: Editions Universitaires. 

Tschan, F., & Semmer, N. (1999). Travail et santé. Université de Neuchâtel, Informations , 132, 45-52.

Tschan, F., & Semmer, N. (1999). Savoir plus que ce que l'on puisse enseigner: Limites d'accès par la réflexion à des processus du groupe, et les conséquences pour l'enseignement des groupes. In A. Savoie (Ed.), Leadership et pouvoir; équipes et groupes (pp. 159-172). Cap-Rouge (CA): Presses Inter-Universitaires. 

Dunckel, H., Jerusel, S., Tschan, F., & Semmer, N. K. (1999). PPM bei komplexen Aufgaben in einer Bank: Ein Fallbericht. In H. Holling, F.Lammers & R. D. Pritchard (Eds.), Effektivität durch partizipatives Produktivitätsmanagement (pp. 117-133). (Efficiency enhancement through ProMES-interventions) Göttingen: Verlag für angewandte Psychologie. 

Tschan, F., & Semmer, N. K. (1998). Methadonbehandlungen: Eine Konkurrenz für abstinenzorientierte Behandlungsformen? In N. Tüller & M. Qammou (Eds.), Methadonbehandlungen: Forschung und Praxis im Kanton Bern. Bern: Schriftenreihe der SGGP (Nr 58). 

Tschan, F., & Qammou Lewis, M. (1998). Effekte und Erfolgsvoraussetzungen von Methadonbehandlungen. In N. Tüller & M. Qammou (Eds.), Methadonbehandlungen: Forschung und Praxis im Kanton Bern. Bern: Schriftenreihe der SGGP (Nr 58). 

Qammou Lewis, M., & Tschan, F. (1998). Methadonbehandlungen und -bezügerInnen im Kanton Bern 1979 bis 1991. In N. Tüller & M. Qammou (Eds.), Methadonbehandlungen: Forschung und Praxis im Kanton Bern. Bern: Schriftenreihe der SGGP (Nr 58). 

Tschan, F. (1997). Relations sociales au travail: bûcher ou bavarder. Annales 1996-1997 de l'Université de Neuchâtel (pp. 236-252). Neuchâtel: Université de Neuchâtel.

Cranach, M. von, & Tschan, F. (1997). Handlungspsychologie. In S. Straub, W. Kempf & H. Werbik (Eds.), Psychologie: Eine Einführung. Grundlagen, Methoden, Perspektiven (pp. 124-160). München: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag. 

Tschan, F., & Cranach, M. von. (1996) Group task structure, processes, and outcome. In M. West (Ed.), Handbook of work group psychology (pp. 96-121). Chichester: Wiley.  

*Qammou Lewis, M., Tschan, F., Seiler A., & Tüller, N. (1996) Folgebehandlungen mit Methadon: Lässt sich der Eintritt in eine Folgebehandlung zum Zeitpunkt der Erstbehandlung voraussagen? Abhängigkeiten, 2, 4-22. 

* Prislin, R., Jordan, J. A., Worchel, S., Tschan Semmer, F., & Shebilske, W. L. (1996). Effects of group discussion on acquisition of complex skills. Human Factors, 38, 404-416.

* Tschan, F. (1995) Communication enhances small group performance if it conforms to task requirements: The concept of "ideal communication cycles". Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 17, 371-393. (Abstract) /// ///

*Qammou, M., Tschan F., Tüller, N., & Seiler, A. (1995). Einfluss wichtiger politischer Eingriffe auf die Anzahl der Methadonbehandlungen im Kanton Bern, 1979-1992. Abhängigkeiten, 1 , 4-14.

Tschan, F. (1994). Le organizzazioni come sistemi dal comportamento finalizzatio. In M. von Cranach & G. Ochsenbein (Eds.), Agire, fa forma umana del comportamento (pp. 365-382). Bologna: Mulino.

Semmer, N., Hensler, G., & Tschan, F. (1994). Erfahrungen mit psychologischer Schulung für Ausbilder und Ausbilderinnen in der Schweiz. In T. Krogoll (Ed.), Betriebliche Weiterbildung und Erfahrungswissen von Facharbeitern. Stuttgart: IRB-Verlag.

Ochsenbein, G., Cranach, M. von, & Tschan, F. (1994). Attenzione e comunicazione nell'azione dei piccoli gruppi. In M. von Cranach & G. Ochsenbein (Eds.), Agire, fa forma umana del comportamento (pp. 349-363). Bologna: Mulino.

Tschan, F., Baillod, J., Tüller, N., & Seiler, A. (1993). Methadonbehandlungen im Kanton Bern 1979-1989. Muri: SGGP.

Tschan, F. (1992). Social markers in written action related communication. In M. von Cranach, G. Mugny & W. Doise (Eds.), Social representations and the social meaning of knowledge. Bern: Huber

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1998 Habilitation, University of Bern
1990 Ph.D, University of Bern
1985 M.Sc. in Psychology, University of Bern

Professional experience

Research interests

  • group and team processes and productivity
  • human factors in medicine (Collaboration with the University Hospital Basel, University Hospital of Berne, and the University of Berne)
  • social interactions at work
  • emotion work and emotions at work (project 6 NCCR affective sciences)
  • time in social and organizational psychology

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