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Daniel Gläser, PhD Candidate

Daniel Gläser

PhD candidate

Daniel Gläser is a PhD student under the joint supervision of Prof. Dr. Erich H. Witte (University of Hamburg) and Prof. Dr. Niels Van Quaquebeke (Kühne Logistics University). In his research, he focuses on the consequences of monetary incentives and performance management programs on the motivation and behavior of employees. In particular, he investigates under what conditions incentives lead to cooperative and supportive, or competitive and harming behaviors of employees. Daniel holds a diploma degree in Psychology from the University of Bonn (2008), with a focus on Work and Organizational Psychology. In his master thesis, Daniel investigated the moderating role of Political Skill of employees on the relationship of personality with job performance.

From 2008 to 2012, Daniel worked as a management consultant for Kienbaum Management Consultants in Düsseldorf and Berlin, with a functional focus on HR Strategy, Leadership and Change Management. As a consultant, Daniels project scope ranged from individual assessments and trainings for leadership candidates to the implementation of company-wide talent management systems or the creation of a new employer brand.

In 2012, Daniel joined the interdisciplinary RespectResearchGroup in Hamburg to pursue his PhD. Besides his PhD, Daniel still works as a consultant, since 2012 in a startup company, Förster und Netzwerk in Berlin. Since 2013, Daniel also is a vice director of the RespectResearchGroup.