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Cristian Balducci

Associate Professor


Academic discipline: M-PSI/06 Work and Organizational Psychology

Guarantee Committee for Equal Opportunities, Employee wellbeing and non-discrimination at work Member

Short Bio

I'm a work and organizational psychologist. My main research interests are in the area of health and safety at work, with a focus on work-related stress and psychosocial risk factors. Specific topics include workplace bullying and heavy work investment (work engagement and workaholism). I'm a member of the editorial board of European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Work and Stress, Journal of Business and Psychology, Occupational Health Science e International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. I was a member of the Executive Committee of European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology ( (2015-2019).

Selected publications:

- Balducci, C., Alessandri, G., Zaniboni, S., Avanzi, L., Borgogni, L., Fraccaroli, F. (2021). The impact of workaholism on day-level workload and emotional exhaustion, and on longer-term job performance. Work & Stress, 35(1), 6-26.

- Balducci, C., Avanzi, L., Fraccaroli, F. (2018). The individual ‘costs’ of workaholism: An analysis based on multisource and prospective data. Journal of Management, 44(7), 2961-2986.

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Dipartimento di Psicologia "Renzo Canestrari"
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