Prof. Dr. Björn Michaelis - Academic CV | KLU

Professor Björn Michaelis, Adjunct Professor of Management and Organisation

Academic CV

Academic Positions

since 2015

Adjunct Professor for Management and Organization at Kühne Logistics University, Hamburg, Germany.

2011 - 2015

Post-Doc ("Habilitand"), Goethe University Frankfurt (Chair for Strategic Management), Germany.

2009 - 2011

Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior („Vertretungsprofessur“), Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Germany.

2006 - 2009

Research Assistant ("Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter"), Organizational Behavior, Ruprecht-Karls University Heidelberg, Germany.


2009 - 2015

"Habilitation" at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Goethe University Frankfurt; Granting of the "venia legendi" in Business Administration; Title of Habilitation: "Essays on Management: A Dynamic Capabilities, Human Resources, and Leadership Perspective“.

2006 - 2009

Ph.D., Organizational Behavior; Title of Dissertation: “Transformational and Charismatic Leadership Effects on Performance Outcomes: An Analysis of Linking Mechanisms and Boundary Conditions”; distinguished with Südwestmetall Dissertation Award 2010; Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany.

2003 - 2004

Academic year at the Graduate School of Business, Fontainebleau, France.

2000 - 2006

M.Sc., Undergraduate and Graduate Studies in Psychology and Business Administration with Majors in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. Title of Master Thesis: “Leadership and Job Satisfaction in Western and Asian Cultures: A Comparison between German, Japanese, and Chinese Executives”; Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany.


Prof. Dr. Björn Michaelis

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