Prof. Dr. Björn Michaelis

Adjunct Professor of Management and Organization


  • Michaelis, B., Göcke, T. (2015). Should we stay or should we go? Why people stay or leave during mergers and acquisitions in the German software industry. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Wang, L., Michaelis, B., Schweizer, L. (2014). Cross-border acquisition completion in the Chinese context: An organizational learning perspective. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Schweizer, L., Rogbeer, S., Michaelis, B. (2013). Fragments in strategy research: The case of dynamic capabilities. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Orlando, FL.
  • Wagner, J., Michaelis, B., Schweizer, L. (2012). Knowledge as a key factor in the relationship of high-performance work systems and workforce productivity. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Boston, MA.
  • Peters, F., Michaelis, B., Menges, J. (2012). Heureka: How transformational leaders harness their employees’ creative potential and achieve high innovation performance. 12th EURAM Annual Conference. Rotterdam, Netherlands.
  • Nohe, C., Michaelis, B., Menges, J., Zhang, Z., Sonntag, K. (2011). Leader charisma, trust in leader, and team-level organizational citizenship behavior during change: A multilevel, moderated mediation analysis. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. San Antonio, TX.
  • Michaelis, B., Nohe, C. Menges, J., Sonntag, K. (2010). Leadership, commitment, and team performance during change: A multilevel, multi-mediation study. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Montreal, Canada.
  • Steinhage, A. L., Michaelis, B., Parks, K. M., McDonald, D. P. (2010). Leadership climate, unit effectiveness, and the counterintuitive role of negative affective tone.Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. Montreal, Canada.
  • Michaelis, B., Menges, J., Parks, K., Stegmaier, R., Sonntag, K. (2009). Boundary conditions for an effective transformational leadership climate: The role of positive affective tone. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Chicago, IL.
  • Michaelis, B., Parks, K., Menges, J., Stegmaier, R., Sonntag, K. (2009). Contextual conditions and mechanisms for innovation performance effectiveness of work-units’ leadership credibility climate: A large scale empirical study. Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. New Orleans, LA.
  • Michaelis, B., Stegmaier, R., Sonntag, K. (2009). Employees’ health and leader effectiveness: A moderated mediation model of leadership, trust, motivation, and performance. Sixth Conference of the German Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology. Vienna, Austria.
  • Walter, S. & Michaelis, B. (2009). The impact of transformational and transactional leadership on employees’ stress, burnout, and well-being: A meta-analysis. Sixth Conference of the German Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology. Vienna, Austria.
  • Büch, V. & Michaelis, B. (2009). The role of well-being and participation in decision-making processes for employees’ innovative behavior: A moderated mediation model. Sixth Conference of the German Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology. Vienna, Austria.
  • Michaelis, B. (2008). How leaders influence affective commitment to change on innovation implementation behavior in R&D teams. Sixth International Conference on Emotions and Worklife. Fontainebleau, France.
  • Michaelis, B., Stegmaier, R., Sonntag, K. (2008). Transformational leadership effects on employees’ innovation implementation behavior: The moderating role of climate for initiative. XXIX International Congress of Psychology ICP 2008. Berlin, Germany.
  • Michaelis, B., & Büch, V. (2008). A recipe for effective and non-stressful change: The role of organizational support and fairness. Seventh International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health. Washington, DC.
  • Michaelis, B. (2008). Projekt BiG – Benchmarking in einem Gesundheitsnetzwerk: Best-Practice Austausch als Ansatz zur Entwicklung eines nachhaltigen Gesundheitsmanagements. BMBF Jahrestagung „Präventiver Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutz. Aachen, Germany.
  • Michaelis, B., & Boos, M. (2007). Leadership and job satisfaction in Western and Asian cultures: A comparison between German, Japanese, and Chinese executives.Fifth Conference of the German Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology.Trier, Germany.