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University of Mannheim

Business School

Faculty Profile

Welcome
Dear reader,
The Business School of the University of Mannheim represents
one of the largest and most reputed institutions of its kind in
Europe. For more than one hundred years, we are dedicated to
research and teaching. Founded in 1907, our organization has
become a full provider by offering programs for Bachelor, Master
and Ph.D. as well as for MBA and EMBA in management education.
Our School has committed itself to fulfill the highest requirements
of international standards. Therefore, we put great effort into
quality control, most importantly by undergoing international
accreditation assessment and Assurance of Learning on a regular
basis. We are proud to be accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EFMD
(EQUIS). Nevertheless, all members of our School strive for continuous improvement.
Achieving our goal relies on the brain and heart of our institution
the faculty. Composed of more than 50 highly motivated full
and assistant professors, their productiveness is widely demonstrated by more than 500 journal publications in the last five years.

Apart from that, the faculty has different expertise that goes beyond research excellence. The following pages provide an outline
of their competences including their fields of research, careers,
publications and awards.
If you need further information, do not hesitate to contact us on
our websites or visit us in our inviting baroque palace offices,
lecture halls and libraries.

Sincerely yours,

Prof. Dr. Dieter Truxius


Dean of the Business School

Area
Accounting
and Taxation

Professor Dr. Jannis Bischof


Chair of Business Administration and Accounting
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1629, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1635
jbischof@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Financial Reporting and Disclosure
Empirical Accounting Research
Accounting for Financial Instruments
Financial Institutions

Curriculum Vitae:
2004
2007-2008
2008
2008-2010
2009-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
2014-2015
Since 2015

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business


Administration), University of Mannheim
Visiting Ph.D. Student, Harvard University
Dr. rer. pol., University of Mannheim
Visiting Lecturer, ESSEC Business School
Postdoc Researcher, University of Mannheim
Postdoc Researcher, Booth School of Business,
University of Chicago
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting,
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Helaba Professor of Finance and Accounting,
Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main.
Professor of Accounting, University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
American Accounting Association (AAA)
European Accounting Association (EAA)
International Association for Accounting Education and
Research (IAAER)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


GARP Risk Management Best Paper Award, European
Financial Management Association, 2015
Best Teaching Award (M.Sc.), Goethe University Frankfurt,
2015
IAAER/KPMG Research Grants, Informing the IASB Decision
Process, 2010 and 2013
Best Dissertation Award, Ernst&Young Foundation, 2009
Best Paper Award, Hessian Foundation of Auditors, 2006
Award for the Best Diploma in Business Administration,
Prechel Foundation, 2005
Fellowship, German National Academic Foundation
(Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), 1999-2004

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editorial Board Business Research (BuR)
Editorial Board Issues in Accounting Education
Editorial Board Journal of Business Economics (JBE)

Significant Publications:
Bischof, J. (2014). Identifying Disclosure Incentives of Bank Borrowers During a Banking Crisis. Journal of Accounting Research,
52 (2), 583-598.
Bischof, J. / Daske, H. / Sextroh, C. (2014). Fair Valuerelated Information in Analysts Decision Processes: Evidence from the Financial Crisis. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 41 (3-4),
363-400.
Bischof, J. / Ebert, M. (2014). IFRS 7 Disclosures and Risk Perception of Financial Instruments. Schmalenbach Business Review, 66
(3), 276-308.
Bischof, J. / Daske, H. (2013). Mandatory disclosure, voluntary disclosure, and stock market liquidity: Evidence from the EU bank
stress tests. Journal of Accounting Research, 51 (5), 997-1029.
Wstemann, J. / Bischof, J. (2011). Eigenkapital im nationalen
und internationalen Bilanzrecht: Eine konomische Analyse. ZHR:
Zeitschrift fr das gesamte Handelsrecht und Wirtschaftsrecht,
175 (2), 210-246.
Bischof, J. (2009). The effects of IFRS 7 adoption on bank disclosure in Europe. Accounting in Europe, 6 (2), 167-194.
Wstemann, J. / Bischof, J. (2006). Der Grundsatz der Fair-ValueBewertung von Schulden nach IFRS: Zweck, Inhalte und Grenzen.
Zeitschrift fr Betriebswirtschaft, 76, 77-110.

Professor Dr. Holger Daske


Chair of Accounting and Capital Markets
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2280, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2009
daske@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Financial Reporting and Capital Market Communication
Empirical Accounting Research, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
Corporate Valuation and Financial Statement Analysis
Accounting of Financial Institutions

Curriculum Vitae:
1999
2001-2002
2005
2006-2007
2007-2010
Since 2010

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration), Goethe-University, Frankfurt


Visiting Scholar, University of Wales /
Lancaster University
Dr. rer. pol., Goethe-University, Frankfurt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting,
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Professor of Business Administration, Accounting
and Finance, University of Mannheim
Professor of Business Administration, Accounting
and Capital Markets, University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
IFRS Advisory Council, IFRS Foundation
American Accounting Association (AAA)
European Accounting Association (EAA)
Research Network INTACCT of the European Union (EU)
Verein fr Socialpolitik, Ausschuss fr Unternehmensrechnung
German Academic Association for Business Research
(VHB), Wissenschaftliche Kommission Rechnungswesen
Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft fr Betriebswirtschaft e.V.,
Arbeitskreis Finanzierungsrechnung
Director University Partnership CFA Institute

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


EFMA Best Paper Award (2015)
Emerald Citations of Excellence Award (2012, 2014)
IAAER/KPMG Research Grants Informing the IASB Decision
Process (2010, 2013)
European Accounting Association: Best Paper Award (2008)
American Accounting Association / International Accounting
Section: Best Paper Award (2005)
Winner at the EAA Doctoral Colloquium and representative at
the AAA Doctoral Consortium (2002)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editorial Board International Journal of Accounting Research
(IJAR)

Editorial Board European Accounting Review (EAR)


Editorial Board DIE BETRIEBSWIRTSCHAFT (DBW)

Significant Publications:
Bischof, J. / Daske, H. / Sextroh, C. (2014): Fair Value-Related Information in Analysts Decision Processes: Evidence from the Financial Crisis, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 41,
3&4, 363-400.
Bischof, J. / Daske, H. (2013): Mandatory Disclosure, Voluntary
Disclosure, and Stock Market Liquidity: Evidence from the EU
Bank Stress Tests, Journal of Accounting Research, 51, 5, 9971029.
Daske, H. / Hail, L. / Leuz, C. / Verdi, R. (2013): Adopting a Label:
Heterogeneity in the Economic Consequences of IFRS Adoptions,
Journal of Accounting Research, 51, 3, 495-547.
Daske, H. / Bassemir, M. / Fischer, F. (2010): Manipulation des
Brsenkurses durch gezielte Informationspolitik im Rahmen von
Squeeze-Outs? Eine empirische Untersuchung am deutschen
Kapitalmarkt, Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, 62,
254-288.
Daske, H. / Hail, L. / Leuz, C. / Verdi, R. (2008): Mandatory IFRS
Reporting Around the World: Early Evidence on the Economic
Consequences, Journal of Accounting Research, 46, 5, 1085-1142.
Daske, H. (2006): Economic Benefits of Adopting IFRS or USGAAP Have the Expected Costs of Equity Capital really decreased?, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 33, 3,
329-373.
Daske, H. / Gebhardt, G. / McLeay, S. J. (2006): The Distribution
of Earnings Relative to Targets in the European Union, Accounting and Business Research, 36, 3, 137-168.
Daske, H. / Gebhardt, G. (2006): International Financial Reporting
Standards and Perceptions of Disclosure Quality, Abacus, 42, 3/4,
461-498.

Professor Dr. Ulrich Schreiber


Chair of Business Taxation
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1718, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1716
steuern@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Company Taxation
International Business Taxation
Tax Planning

Curriculum Vitae:
1974

Diplom-Kaufmann
(M.Sc. in Business Administration)
1979
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business)
1985
Habilitation (Business Administration),
University of Mannheim
1985-1999 Professor of Business Administration and Business
Taxation, University of Hannover
Since 1999 Professor of Business Administration and Business
Taxation, University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Academic Advisory Board of the Federal Ministry of Finance
(Wissenschaftlicher Beirat beim Bundesministerium der Finanzen)
Research Fellow at the Centre for European Economic
Research (ZEW)
German Economic Association (Verein fr Socialpolitik,
Ausschuss Unternehmensrechnung)
Association of University Professors of Management (Verband
der Hochschullehrer fr Betriebswirtschaft, Kommissionen
Betriebswirtschaftliche Steuerlehre und Rechnungswesen)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editor Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche
Forschung/Schmalenbach Business Review (zfbf/sbr)

Significant Publications:
Investitionseffekte des BEPS Aktionsplans der OECD, Zeitschrift
fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung 2015, 102-127.
International business taxation and the business cash flow tax,
Review of Managerial Science 2013, 309-326.
International Company Taxation. An Introduction to the Legal
and Economic Principles, Springer, Berlin and Heidelberg 2013.
Besteuerung der Unternehmen. Eine Einfhrung in Steuerrecht
und Steuerwirkung, 3rd ed., Springer, Berlin and Heidelberg 2012.

The Impact of Thin-Capitalization Rules on the Capital Structure


of Multinational Firms, with Thiess Bttner, Michael Overesch and
Georg Wamser, Journal of Public Economics 2012, 930-938.
Asset Specificity, International Profit Shifting, and Investment Decisions, with Michael Overesch, Zeitschrift fr Betriebswirtschaft
2010, 23-47.
European group taxation the role of exit taxes, with Gregor Fhrich, European Journal of Law and Economics 2009, 257-274.
Internationale Gewinnverlagerung Bestandsaufnahme und Perspektiven, Die Betriebswirtschaft 2009, 535-550.
Taxation and Capital Structure Choice Evidence from a Panel
of German Multinationals, with Thiess Bttner, Georg Wamser and
Michael Overesch, Economic Letters 2009, 309-311.
Steuerwirkungen beim Unternehmenskauf Eine konomische
Analyse steuerrechtlicher Missbrauchsregeln, with Jan Markus Mai,
Schmalenbachs Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung
2008, 2-28.
Allgemeine Unternehmenssteuer oder Duale Einkommensteuer?,
Zeitschrift fr Betriebswirtschaft 2006, 1163-1185.
Unternehmensbesteuerung im Binnenmarkt. Angleichung der Gewinnermittlung und des Satzes der Krperschaftsteuer?, Steuer
und Wirtschaft 2004, 212-226.
Gewinnermittlung und Besteuerung der Einkommen, Steuer und
Wirtschaft 2002, 105-115.
Measuring the Impact of Taxation on Investment and Financing
Decisions, with Ch. Spengel and L. Lammersen, Schmalenbach
Business Review 2002, 2-23.

Professor Dr. Dirk Simons


Chair of Accounting
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1663, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1665
simons@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
International Accounting
Theory of Accounting and Auditing
New Institutional Economics and Stock Option Plans

Curriculum Vitae:
1996

Diploma in Business Administration,


University of Bielefeld
2001
Doctorate: Cost and Benefit of Stock Option
Programs
2003-2004 Departmental representation at the University
of Magdeburg
2004
Habilitation: Internationalization of Accounting,
Auditing and Corporate Governance
Since 2004 Professor at the University of Mannheim
Since 2015 Vice Rector, Strategy, Reporting & International
Affairs
Selected Memberships:
American Accounting Association (AAA)
European Accounting Association (EAA)
Association for Operations Research (GOR)
German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB),
Treasurer (since January 1, 2011)
Schmalenbach Gesellschaft fr Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (SG)
Commitee for Transfer Pricing (AK Verrechnungspreise) and
Committee for Accounting for Financing (AK Finanzierungsrechnung)
Committee for Corporate Accounting (Ausschu Unternehmensrechnung) and Committee for the Theory of the Firm (Ausschu Unternehmenstheorie) of the Verein fr Socialpolitik

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Schmalenbach Award by the Schmalenbachgesellschaft (SG)
(2002)
Best Paper Award (VHB, 2012)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Business Research (BuR) Editorial board member
Die Betriebswirtschaft (DBW) Editorial board member
OR Spectrum - Editor

Significant Publications:
Simons, D. and Zein, N.: "Audit Market Segmentation The Impact of Mid-tier Firms on Competition", European Accounting
Review, forthcoming.
Ruhnke, K. und Simons, D. - Rechnungslegung nach IFRS und
HGB - Ein Lehrbuch zur Theorie und Praxis der Unternehmenspublizitt mit Beispielen und bungen, Schffer-Poeschel Verlag,
4. Edition, Stuttgart, forthcoming.
Schreiber, S. and Simons, D.: IFRS 2 Anteilsbasierte Vergtung
(Share-based payment), in Baetge / Wollmert / Kirsch / Oser / Bischoff (Hrsg.): Rechnungslegung nach IFRS Kommentar auf der
Grundlage des deutschen Bilanzrechts, Schffer-Poeschel, Stuttgart, 2014.
Niemann, R., Martini, J. T., and Simons, D., Transfer Pricing or
Formula Apportionment? Tax-induced distortions of multinationals' investment and production decisions, Contemporary Accounting Research, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 1060-1086, 2012.
Chwolka, A., Martini, T., Simons, D., The Value of Negotiating
Cost-Based Transfer Prices, BuR, Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 113-131,
2010.
Jahnke, H., Chwolka, A., and Simons, D., Coordinating servicesensitive demand and capacity by adaptive decision making: An
application of case-based decision theory, Decision Sciences, Vol.
36, No. 1, pp. 1-32, 2005.
Biskup, D. and Simons, D., Common due date scheduling with
autonomous and induced learning, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 159, pp. 606-616, 2004.
Chwolka, A. and Simons, D., Impacts of revenue sharing, profit
sharing, and transfer pricing on quality-improving investments,
European Accounting Review, Vol. 12, pp. 47-76, 2003.

Professor Dr. Christoph Spengel


Chair of International Taxation (Taxation II)
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1704, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1706
spengel@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
International Taxation and Tax Planning
Tax Accounting
Harmonization of Company Taxation in Europe
Measurement of Effective Tax Burdens

Curriculum Vitae:
1990
1995
2002
2002-2003
2003-2006
Since 2003
Since 2003
Since 2006
Since 2007

Since 2014

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


University of Mannheim
Dr. rer. pol., University of Mannheim
Post-doctoral degree (Habilitation),
University of Mannheim
Senior Tax Manager in one of the Big 4 firms
and Deputy Professor, University of Hamburg
Professor of Business Administration and International Taxation, Justus Liebig-University of Gieen
Member of the Scientific Council of the German
Federal Ministry of Finance
Research Associate, Centre for European Economic
Research (ZEW)
Professor of Business Administration and International Taxation, University of Mannheim
International Research Fellow, Oxford University,
Sad Business School
Academic Director, Mannheim Master of Accounting
and Taxation, Mannheim Business School
Director and Speaker, Leibniz Scientific Campus
MaTax

Selected Memberships:
Schmalenbach Association for Business Administration
(Taxation and Transfer Pricing working group)
International Fiscal Association (IFA)
European Association of Tax Law Professors (EATLP)
Fachinstitut der Steuerberater e.V.
Mannheimer Unternehmenssteuertag (Chairman of the Board)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Received multiple awards for diploma thesis, dissertation and
post-doc thesis
Excellence in Executive Teaching Award 2009, Mannheim
Business School
Students Teaching Award 2013, Mannheim Business School

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editorial Board and Contributing Author: World Tax Journal
(WTJ)
Co-Editor: "Steuer und Wirtschaft (StuW)

Significant Publications:
Spengel, C. et al. (2015): International Company Taxation and Tax
Planning, Alphen aan Den Rijn: Kluwer Law International.
Spengel, C. et al. (2015): Internationale Unternehmensbesteuerung, 8th Ed., Munich.
Spengel, C. et al. (2015): Unternehmensbesteuerung und Rechtsform, 5th Ed., Munich.
Spengel, C. et al. (2014): Intellectual Property Box Regimes: Effective Tax Rates and Tax Policy Considerations, International Tax
and Public Finance.
Spengel, C. et al. (2014): Increasing Importance of Transfer Pricing
Regulations a Worldwide Overview, Intertax.
Spengel, C. et al. (2014): Transparency in Financial Reporting: Is
Country-by-Country Reporting suitable to combat international
profit shifting?, Bulletin for International Taxation.
Spengel, C. et al. (2013): Profit Shifting and Aggressive Tax Planning by Multinational Firms, World Tax Journal.
Spengel, C. et al. (2013): Impact of Tax Rate Cut Cum Base Broadening Reforms on Heterogenous Firms, FinanzArchiv.
Spengel, C. et al. (2012): Unternehmensbesteuerung in Deutschland Corporate Taxation in Germany, 3rd Ed., Dsseldorf.
Spengel, C. et al. (2011): Non-profit taxation on corporations in
the EU: Lessons from corporate tax reforms in Germany and tax
implications of the global economic crisis, Intertax.
Spengel, C. et al. (2010): Company Taxation in the Asia-Pacific
Region, India, and Russia, Heidelberg.

Professor Dr. Johannes Voget


Chair of Taxation and Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-3538
voget@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
International Taxation
Mergers & Acquisitions
Applied Econometrics

Curriculum Vitae:
1998-1999 International Economic Studies, Introductory Study
Period, Econometrics, Introductory Study Period,
Maastricht University
1999-2003 Master in Econometrics, Maastricht University
2003-2005 Graduate Program NAKE (Netherlands Network of
Economics)
2003-2009 Ph.D. in Economics, Tilburg University
Thesis Title: Tax Competition and Tax Evasion in a
Multi-Jurisdictional World
2007-2009 Research Fellow, Oxford University Centre for
Business Taxation
2009-2010 Research Fellow, Heidelberg University
Since 2010 Professor of Taxation and Finance,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Research Associate of the Oxford University Centre for
Business Taxation
Extramural Fellow of the Tilburg University Center for
Economic Research (CentER)
Research Associate at the Centre for European Economic
Research (ZEW)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Young Economists Award 2009 of the International Institute
of Public Finance

Significant Publications:
Huizinga, H. P. / Voget, J. / Wagner, W. (2014): International Taxation and Cross-Border Banking, American Economic Journal:
Economic Policy 6(2).
Huizinga, H. P. / Voget, J. / Wagner, W. (2012): Who bears the
burden of international taxation? Evidence from cross-border
M&As, Journal of International Economics 88.
Voget, J. (2011): Relocation of Headquarters and International
Taxation, Journal of Public Economics 95.
Huizinga, H. P. / Voget, J. (2009): International Taxation and the
Direction and Volume of Cross-border M&As, Journal of Finance
64(3).

Professor Dr. Jens Wstemann


Chair of Accounting and Auditing
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2351, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1694
wuestemann@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Financial Accounting
Normative Accounting Research
Institutional Economics
Behavioral Law and Economics

Curriculum Vitae:
1994
1994
1995
1997
1999
2000
2001
Since 2001
2002-2009
2004-2011
2006
Since 2007
2009-2011
Since 2010

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt
Matrise des Sciences de Gestion,
Universit Paris IX Dauphine, Paris
Visiting Scholar, Wharton School,
University of Pennsylvania
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
Goethe-University, Frankfurt
Visiting Scholar, Stern School, New York University
Habilitation, Goethe-University, Frankfurt
Teaching Position, Technical University of Berlin
Professor of Business Administration, Accounting
and Auditing, University of Mannheim
Board Member and Project Leader of the
German National Research Center 504 (SFB 504)
Academic Director, ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA
Visiting Professor, ESSEC Business School, Paris
Academic Director of the Master of Accounting
and Taxation
Board Member, Accounting Standards Committee
of Germany
President of Mannheim Business School

Selected Memberships:
Chair, Oversight Committee of the Common Project
(Professional Accountancy Qualifications)
Member, Working Group Financial Accounting (Arbeitskreis
Externe Unternehmensrechnung) of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft fr Betriebswirtschaft

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Paper Award, Accounting Section of the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB) and IAAER, 2009
Wilhelm Merton Ph.D. Award,1998
Faculty Award, Faculty for Economics and Business Administration, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt,1994
Egon Zehnder Diploma Thesis Award, 1994
German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des
deutschen Volkes), 1990 to 1994

Selected Editorial Activities:


Co-Editor: Schulze-Osterloh, J. / Hennrichs, J. / Wstemann, J.
(2014), Handbuch des Jahresabschlusses. Bilanzrecht nach HGB,
EStG, IFRS. 4 Vol., 4.812 pages. Verlag Otto Schmidt.
Series Co-Editor: Rechungswesen und berwachung. Springer
Publishing Group.
Member of the Editorial Board of Accounting, Economics and
Law - A Convivium

Significant Publications:
Koch, C. / Wstemann, J. (2014): Experimental Analysis, Handbook of Public Accountability (M. Bovens / B. Goodin / T. Schillemans (eds.)), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 127-142.
Wstemann, J. / Bischof, J. / Wstemann, S. (2012): The Economics of Private Law, Privates Recht, (C. Bumke / A. Rthel (eds.)),
Tbingen: Mohr Siebeck, 157-186.
Koch, C. / Weber, M. / Wstemann, J. (2012): Can Auditors be Independent? Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Client Type,
European Accounting Review, 21, 797-823.
Wstemann, J. (2011): 315a und Anhang IFRS, Staub Handelsgesetzbuch Grokommentar (C.-W. Canaris / M. Habersack / C.
Schfer (Eds.)), 5. ed., Berlin et al.: De Gruyter, 611-1086.
Wstemann, J. / Wstemann, S. (2010): Why Consistency of Accounting Standards Matters: A Contribution to the Rules-VersusPrinciples Debate in Financial Reporting, Abacus, 46, 1-27.
Wstemann, J. / Wstemann, S. (2009): Betriebswirtschaftliche
Bilanzrechtsforschung und Grundstze ordnungsmiger Gewinnrealisierung fr Werkvertrge, Zeitschrift fr Betriebswirtschaft,
79, 31-58.
Wstemann, J. / Kierzek, S. (2007): Normative Bilanztheorie und
Grundstze ordnungsmiger Gewinnrealisierung fr Mehrkomponentenvertrge, Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, 59, 882-913.

Dr. Michael Ebert


Ernst & Young Chair of Accounting
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1661, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1665
ebertm@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Informational Value of Disclosure, Behavioral Accounting
Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting

Curriculum Vitae:
2004

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg
2009
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Fall 2010 Visiting Scholar, Carnegie Mellon University in
Pittsburgh, Tepper School of Business,
Accounting Department
Since 2010 Assistant Professor of Accounting,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
IFRS 7 Disclosures and Risk Perception of Financial Instruments (with
Jannis Bischof), Schmalenbach Business Review, Vol. 66 (2014), pp.
1-33.
Wertorientierte Vergtung des Aufsichtsrats - Auswirkungen auf den
Unternehmenswert (mit N. Zein), Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung
und Praxis, No. 4 (2012), pp. 364-383.
Interne Nutzung des Goodwill-Accounting als Informationsinstrument bei angestrebten Unternehmensbernahmen (with D. Simons),
Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, Special Issue 59
(2008), pp. 43-68.

Professor Dr. Katharina Nicolay (ne Finke)


Assistant Professor of Taxation
Phone: +49(0)621/1235-397
nicolay@zew.de
Main Fields of Research:
Taxation and the Decision Behavior of Multinational Firms
Tax Reform Analysis

Curriculum Vitae:
2006

Matrise en Sciences Economiques


(M.Sc. in Economics), University Paris I
2008
Diplom-Kauffrau University of Tbingen
2012
Visiting Researcher Oxford Centre for Business
Taxation
2013
Dr. rer pol. University of Mannheim
Since 2014 Senior Researcher ZEW, Department of Corporate
Taxation and Public Finance
Since 2015 Assistant Professor University of Mannheim,
Area Accounting and Taxation

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Significant Publications:
Fuest, C., Spengel, C., Finke, K., Heckemeyer, J. and Nusser, H.
(2015), Eindmmung internationaler Gewinnverlagerung: Wo
steht die OECD und was sind die Alternativen?. Steuer und Wirtschaft: StuW, 92, 90-97.
Finke, K., Heckemeyer, J., Spengel, C. (2014), Assessing the Impact
of Introducing an ACE Regime A Behavioural Corporate Microsimulation Analysis for Germany, ZEW Discussion Paper No. 14-033.
Finke, K., Heckemeyer, J., Reister T. and Spengel, C. (2013), Impact
of Tax Rate Cut Cum Base BroadeningReforms on Heterogeneous
Firms - Learning from the German Tax Reform 2008, Finanzarchiv, 72-144.

Dr. Dennis Voeller


Ernst & Young Chair of Accounting
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1638, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1665
voeller@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance
Tax Accounting

Curriculum Vitae:
2006

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration), University of Mannheim


2009
Visiting Scholar, Tilburg University
2011
Dr. rer. pol. (PhD in Business), University of Mannheim
2012-2013 Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania,
Wharton School
Since 2012 Assistant Professor of Accounting,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Interdependencies between Auditing and Corporate Governance
- Evidence from Germany, Schmalenbach Business Review (2013),
Vol. 65, pp. 198-226 (with M. Bremert and N. Zein).
Erbschaftsteuerliche Verschonungsregeln fr das Betriebsvermgen ein theoretischer Ansatz zur Steuerplanung, Zeitschrift fr
betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (2012), Vol. 64, pp. 2-36 (with
D. Simons and M. Corsten).
The Impact of Personal and Corporate Taxation on Capital Structure Choices, FinanzArchiv/Public Finance Analysis (2010), Vol.
66, pp. 263-294 (with M. Overesch).

Area
Banking,
Finance, and
Insurance

Professor Dr. Peter Albrecht


Chair of Risk Theory, Portfolio Management and Insurance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1680, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1681
risk@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Risk Management and Insurance
Investment Management
Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

Curriculum Vitae:
1978
1981
1986
1987-1989
Since 1989
1992-1993
2001-2002
Since 2002
2007-2009
2009-2014

Graduation in Mathematics, University of Mannheim


Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Business Administration,
University of Mannheim
Habilitation in Business Administration,
University of Mannheim
Professor, University of Heidelberg
Professor and Chair, University of Mannheim
Dean of the Business School, University of Mannheim
Dean of the Business School, University of Mannheim
Managing Director of the Institute of Insurance
Science, University of Mannheim
Dean for Student Affairs, Business School of the
University of Mannheim
Member of the Senate of the University of
Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Financial Risk Management, Stuttgart, 2015.
Financial Mathematics for Students of Economics, 3rd ed., Stuttgart 2014.
Value at Risk-minimal Hedging, in: Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung 2011.
A Risk Analysis of Hedgefunds, in: Zeitschrift fr die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft 2008.
Investment and Risk Management, 3rd ed., Stuttgart 2008.
Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Stuttgart 2007.
Quantifying Operational Risks: The Loss Distribution Approach,
in: German Risk and Insurance Review 2007.

Selected Memberships:
International Actuarial Association
Actuarial Approach for Financial Risks-Section
(former board member)
German Actuarial Association (former board member)
German Society for Insurance Science (former board member)
German Society for Insurance Mathematics
(former board member)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Dr. Kurt Hamann Award

Selected Editorial Activities:


Zeitschrift fr die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft
(Associate Editor)
Der Aktuar (Advisory Board)
Editor-in-Chief of Verffentlichungen des Instituts fr
Versicherungswissenschaft der Universitt Mannheim and
Mannheimer Vortrge zur Versicherungswissenschaft"

Understanding and Allocating Investment Risks in a Hybrid Pension Plan, in: Restructuring Retirement Risks, Oxford University
Press 2006.
Risk Measures, in: Encyclopedia of Actuarial Science, Wiley 2004.
Risk-based Capital Allocation, in: Encyclopedia of Actuarial Science, Wiley 2004.
Random Walk or Mean Reversion?, in: Kredit und Kapital 2004.
Self-Annuitization, Consumption Shortfall in Retirement, and
Asset Allocation: The Annuity Benchmark, in: Journal of Pension
Economics and Finance 2002.
Shortfall Risks of Stocks in the Long Run, in: Financial Markets
and Portfolio Management 2001.
On the Consequences of Insurance Contracts with a Possibility of
Default - A Contribution to Behavioral Insurance, in: Zeitschrift
fr die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft 2000.

Professor Ernst Maug, Ph.D.


Chair of Corporate Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1951, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1664
maug@corporate-finance-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Corporate Governance
Executive Compensation
Mergers and Acquisitions
Shareholder Voting and Board Structures

Curriculum Vitae:
1988
1990
1993
1993-1996
1996-2000
2000-2005
2000-2006
Since 2002
2005
2008
2013
Since 2006

Diplom-Volkswirt, Goethe-University Frankfurt


M.Sc. in Econometrics and Mathematical
Economics, London School of Economics
Ph.D., London School of Economics
Assistant Professor of Finance, London Business School
Assistant Professor of Finance,
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Adjunct Professor of Business Administration,
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Rudolf von Bennigsen-Frder Professor of Business
Administration, Humboldt University Berlin
Research Associate, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
Visiting Professor, University Paris IX (Dauphine)
Visiting Professorial Fellow at the University of
New South Wales
Visiting Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of
Business, Duke University
Professor of Corporate Finance, University of
Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
American Finance Association
Society for Financial Studies
Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Finanzierung

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


2015: Best Discussant Award, 12th IDC Herzliya Conference
2011: Best Discussant Award, 8th IDC Herzliya Conference
2010: "Highly Commended Paper Award", 8th International
Conference on Corporate Governance, Birmingham UK
Teaching Award (Fachschaftslehrpreis), University of Mannheim
2009: GSAM Best Paper Award for the best paper in the
Review of Finance for When Shareholders Vote Strategically
2005: Outstanding Paper Award of the German Finance
Association (for How Preussag became TUI)
2004: JFE ECGI Clinical Paper Competition (3rd prize)
Six Teaching Awards at Duke University, Humboldt University,
and the University of Mannheim

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editor, Finance Working Paper Series of the European Corporate Governance Institute (since 2013)
Director on the executive committee of the European Finance
Association (2012-2014)
FMA Global Services Committee (since 2014)
Associate Editor: Review of Finance (2004-2013), Schmalenbach Business Review (2005-2013)
Program committees: German Finance Association 2005-2014,
Western Finance Association 1996-2000 and 2007-2015,
European Financial Management Association 2001, European
Finance Association 2002 and 2005-2015

Significant Publications:
Alexander Hillert, Ernst Maug, and Stefan Obernberger, 2015,
Stock repurchases and liquidity, Journal of Financial Economics
(forthcoming).
Dittmann, Ingolf, Ernst Maug, and Oliver Spalt, 2013, Indexing
Executive Compensation Contracts, Review of Financial Studies,
26, pp. 3182-3224.
Dittmann, Ingolf, Ernst Maug, and Oliver Spalt, 2010, Sticks or
Carrots? Optimal CEO Compensation when Managers are Lossaverse, Journal of Finance, 65, pp. 2015-2050.
Maug, Ernst and Kristian Rydqvist, 2009, Do Shareholders Vote
Strategically? Voting Behavior, Proposal Screening, and Majority
Rules, Review of Finance 13, pp. 47-79. (Winner of the GSAM
Best Paper Award)
Dittmann, Ingolf and Ernst Maug, 2007, Lower Salaries and No
Options: The Optimal Structure of Executive Pay, Journal of Finance 62, pp. 303-343.
Maug, Ernst and Bilge Yilmaz, 2002, Two-class voting: A Mechanism for Conflict Resolution, American Economic Review 92, pp.
1448-1471.

Professor Dr. Alexandra Niessen-Ruenzi


Chair of Corporate Governance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1595, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1519
niessen@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance
Empirical Banking
Asset Management, Behavioral Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
2005

Diplom-Kauffrau (Diploma in Business


Administration), University of Cologne
2008
Visiting Scholar, Finance Department, Kellogg
School of Management, Northwestern University,
Chicago
2009
Visiting Scholar, Finance Department, McCombs
School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
2009
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business), University of
Cologne
2010, 2011, 2013 Visiting Researcher, Finance Department,
Australian School of Business, University of
New South Wales
2009-2012 Assistant Professor of Banking and Finance,
University of Mannheim
Since 2012 Associate Professor of Business Administration,
Corporate Governance, University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
American Economic Association
American Finance Association
European Economic Association
European Finance Association
German Finance Association

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Conference Paper, Rothschild Cesarea (IDC) conference,
May 20-21 2012, Herzliya, Israel
Emerald Best Student Paper Award, Academy of Management
Annual Meetings 2008, Anaheim, USA
Best Conference Paper, Midwest Finance Association
Meetings 2008, San Antonio, USA
Best Conference Paper Award, Annual meeting of the
Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics,
2008, New York, USA
DGF Outstanding Paper Award, Annual meeting of the
German Finance Association, 2006, EBS, Germany

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Selected Editorial Activities:


Ad-hoc reviewer for Review of Financial Studies, Review of
Economic Studies, Management Science

Significant Publications:
What is in a Name? Mutual Fund Flows When Managers Have Foreign Sounding Names, 2015 (with Alok Kumar and Oliver G.
Spalt), Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.
Public Opinion and Executive Compensation, 2012, in: Management Science, Vol. 58, pp. 1249-1272 (with Camelia M. Kuhnen).
Local Investors and Corporate Governance, 2012, in: Journal of
Accounting and Economics, Vol. 54, pp. 42-67 (with Vidhi Chhaoracchia and Alok Kumar).
Low Risk and High Return - Affective Attitudes and Stock Market
Expectations, 2014, in: European Financial Management, Vol. 20,
pp. 995-1030 (with Christoph Merkle and Alexander Kempf).
The Early News Catches the Attention: On the Relative Price Impact of Similar Economic Indicators, 2010, in: Journal of Futures
Markets, Vol. 30, pp. 909-937 (with Dieter Hess).
Political Connectedness and Firm Performance Evidence from
Germany, 2010, in: German Economic Review. Vol. 11, pp. 441
464 (with Stefan Ruenzi).
How Do Commodity Futures Respond to Macroeconomic News?,
2008, in: Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 22,
pp. 127-146 (with Dieter Hess and He Huang).
The Impact of Sentiment on the German Stock Market, 2012, in:
Zeitschrift fr Betriebswirtschaft, Vol. 82, pp. 133-163 (with
Philipp Finter and Stefan Ruenzi).

Professor Dr. Stefan Ruenzi


Chair of International Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1646, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1664
ruenzi@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Asset Management & Mutual Funds
Empirical Asset Pricing
Advertising & Media

Curriculum Vitae:
2000

Diploma (M.Sc.) in Economics,


University of Konstanz
2005
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Cologne
2007-2009 Assistant Professor (Visiting),
University of Texas at Austin
Since 2009 Professor of Business Administration, especially
International Finance, University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
American Finance Association (AFA)
European Finance Association (EFA)
Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Finanzwirtschaft (DGF)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


BSI Gamma Foundation Grant
Global Finance Conference Best Paper Award
Swisscanto Award
DGF Outstanding Paper Award
SABE Best Conference Paper Award
SWFA Best Conference Paper Award
Academy of Management Emerald Award
Rothschild Caesarea Center Best Conference Paper Award

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Significant Publications:
CEO Ownership, Stock Market Performance, and Managerial
Discretion (with Ulf von Lilienfeld-Toal), 2014, in: Journal of
Finance, Vol. 69 (3), pp. 1013-1050.
Is a Team Different from the Sum of Its Parts? Team Management
in the Mutual Fund Industry (with Michaela Br and Alexander
Kempf), 2011, in: Review of Finance, Vol. 15 (2), pp. 359-396.
Politically Connected Firms Evidence from Germany (with Alexandra Niessen), 2010, in: German Economic Review, Vol. 11 (4),
pp. 441464.
Employment Risk, Compensation Incentives, and Managerial Risk
Taking: Evidence from the Mutual Fund Industry (with Alexander
Kempf and Tanja Thiele), 2009, in: Journal of Financial Economics, Vol. 92 (1), pp. 92-108.
Tournaments in Mutual Fund Families (with Alexander Kempf),
2008, in: Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 21 (2), pp. 10131036.

Professor Dr. Sascha Steffen


Chair of Financial Markets
Phone: +49(0)621/1235-140, Fax: +49(0)621/1235-223
steffen@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Banking
Financial Crises
Financial Intermediation

Curriculum Vitae:
2000-2005 Various, Risk Management Division working with
Hedge Funds and Structured Credit Products,
Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt/New York,
Germany/USA
2002
Visiting Scholar, The Wharton School of Business,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
2003
Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Global
Association of Risk Professionals, Frankfurt
2004
Dipl.-Kfm., Goethe University Frankfurt
2007
Dr. rer. pol., Goethe University Frankfurt
2008
Visiting Scholar, ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Berlin
2008-2009 Post-Doc, Stern School of Business, New York
University, New York, New York, USA
2009-2011 Assistant Professor (Habilitand), Department of
Banking and Finance, University of Mannheim
2012-2013 Assistant Professor, ESMT European School of
Management and Technology, Berlin
2012-2014 Senior Research Fellow in Banking and Finance,
Leeds University Business School, University of
Leeds, UK
2012-2015 Karl-Heinz Kipp Chair in Research, ESMT European
School of Management and Technology, Berlin
2013-2015 Associate Professor, ESMT European School of
Management and Technology, Berlin
2014-2017 Research Professor, Institut fr Wirtschaftsforschung Halle, Halle (Saale)
Since 2016 Professor of Finance, Chair of Financial Markets,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
American Economic Association (AEA)
Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Finanzwirtschaft (German Finance
Association, DGF)
European Finance Association (EFA)
The American Finance Association (AFA)
Verein fr Socialpolitik (German Economic Association)
Western Finance Association (WFA)

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Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Paper Award, The greatest carry trade ever? Understanding Eurozone bank risks, The Chinese Finance Association,
2014
Best Paper Award, The total costs of corporate borrowing in
the loan market: Don't ignore the fees, German Finance
Association, 2013
Best Paper Award, South Western Finance Association Meeting, 2007
Valedictorian, Goethe University Frankfurt, 2005
Award for Outstanding Academic Achievements, Goldman
Sachs Foundation, 2002
Scholarship, German Academic Exchange Service, 2002
Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania, 2002

Significant Publications:
Berg, T., A. Saunders, and S. Steffen (Forthcoming). The total costs
of corporate borrowing in the loan market: Don't ignore the fees.
Journal of Finance.
Acharya, V., and S. Steffen (2015). The greatest carry trade ever?
Understanding Eurozone bank risks. Journal of Financial Economics 115(2): 215236.
Saunders, A., and S. Steffen (2011). The costs of being private:
Evidence from the loan market. Review of Financial Studies
24(12): 40914122.
Puri, M., J. Rocholl, and S. Steffen (2011). Global retail lending in
the aftermath of the US financial crisis: Distinguishing between
supply and demand effects. Journal of Financial Economics
100(3): 556578.

Professor Dr. Eva Terberger


Chair of Development Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-3016, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1665
eterberg@mail.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Development Finance, esp. Microfinance
Evaluation of Development Impacts
Development of Financial Markets, Corporate Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
1980
1986
1993
1980-1985

1986-1989

1986-1992
1992-1993
1993-2008

Since 2008
2008-2018

MBA (Diplomexamen) of the University of Frankfurt


Conferral of a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Business
Administration, University of Frankfurt/M.
Habilitation, University of Frankfurt/M.
(Business Administration)
Research Assistant at the Chair of Corporate
Finance, Department of Economics,
University of Frankfurt/M.
Temporary teaching appointments,
European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel
(1986) and University of Trier (1987-1989)
Research Assistant at the Department of Economics,
University of Frankfurt/M.
Representation of the Professorship of Business
Administration, University of Trier
Professor of Banking and Finance at the Alfred
Weber Institute for Economics, University of
Heidelberg
Professor of Development Finance,
University of Mannheim
Academic leave of absence to head the Financial
Cooperation Evaluation Department at KfW
Entwicklungsbank (development bank)

Selected Memberships:
Verein fr Socialpolitik, VHB (German Academic Association
for Business Research), German Finance Association
Since 2013 Member of the Evaluation Advisory Panel at FMO
(Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank)
1998-2009 Member of the scientific advisory board at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development,
2000-2004 Chairwoman
2004/2005 Member of the organizing committee of the Conference on Bank Relationships, Credit Extension, and the Macroeconomy (2005) at the DIW in Berlin
2000-2003 Member of the university council, University of
Heidelberg

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Significant Publications:
Terberger, Eva (2012): The Microfinance Approach: Does it deliver
on its promise?, in: Swiss Journal of Business Research (Die Unternehmung), Vol. 66, pp. 358-370.
Schfer, Dorothea / Siliverstovs, Boriss / Terberger, Eva (2010):
Banking competition, good or bad?: The case of promoting micro
and small enterprise finance in Kazakhstan, in: Applied Economics, No. 475.
Terberger, Eva (2009): Subprime-Krise, strukturierte Finanzierung
und die Frderung der Mikrokreditvergabe, in: DIW Vierteljahreshefte, Vol. 78, Issue 1, pp. 40-55.
Terberger, Eva (2003): Microfinance institutions in the development of financial markets, in: United Nations, Cepal Review 81,
pp. 187-202, also published in Spanish: Instituciones de microfinanciacin en el desarrollo de mercados financieros, in: Naciones
Unidas, CEPAL (Comison Econmica para America Latina y el Caribe) Revista de la CEPAL 81, pp. 195-211.
Terberger, Eva (2003): The German Financial System: Great Institutional Change and Little Effect?, in: JITE, Vol. 159, No. 4, pp.
707716.
Terberger, Eva (2003): berlegungen zu einem Insolvenzrecht fr
Staaten, in: Dabrowski, M. / Fisch, A. / Gabriel, K. und Lienkamp,
C. (Hrsg.): Diskussion um ein Insolvenzrecht fr Staaten, Volkswirtschaftliche Schriften, Issue 530, pp. 271281.
Terberger, Eva (2002): Basel II: Keine direkte Benachteiligung
des Mittelstandes, in: Betriebsberater, 57. Jg., Heft 14, Suppl. Banken und Versicherungen, pp. 1219.
Schmidt, Reinhard H. / Terberger, Eva (2006): Grundzge der Investitions- und Finanzierungstheorie, 4th ed., reprint, Wiesbaden.
Terberger, Eva (1994): Neo-institutionalistische Anstze, Entstehung und Wandel - Anspruch und Wirklichkeit, Habilitation,
Wiesbaden.

Professor Dr. Erik Theissen


Chair of Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1517, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1519
theissen@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Empirical Research in Financial Markets
Market Microstructure
Corporate Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
1992
19921995

19951998

19982000

19992000

20042005
20002009
since 2009

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


University of Gieen
Research Assistant and Ph.D. candidate, Department
of Economics and Business Administration,
University of Gieen
Research Assistant and Ph.D. candidate, Department
of Economics and Business Administration,
University of Frankfurt
Assistant Professor in Finance, Department of
Economics and Business Administration,
University of Frankfurt
Visiting Assistant Professor at Groupe HEC, Jouyen-Josas, France (funded by a TMR postdoctoral
fellowship)
Visiting Professor, Thammasat University, Bangkok
Professor, Department of Economics,
University of Bonn
Professor, Finance Area, University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
European Finance Association
American Finance Association
Western Finance Association
Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Finanzwirtschaft
Verband der Hochschullehrer fr Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (VHB)
(German Academic Association for Business Research)
Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft
Verein fr Socialpolitik

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Excellence in Executive Teaching Award 2015
Best Paper Award, German Finance Association
Research Award sponsored by Bethmann Bank
Best Paper Award, Verband der Hochschullehrer fr
Betriebswirtschaft
Dissertation Award sponsored by Deutsches Aktieninstitut
Fellowship awarded by the German National Academic
Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung
Schmalenbach Business Review
Review of Behavioral Finance

Significant Publications:
Strategic Trading and Trade Reporting by Corporate Insiders. Review of Finance 19 (2015), 865-905. (with Andr Betzer, Jasmin
Gider, Daniel Metzger).
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Former CEOs as Monitors. Journal
of Corporate Finance 28 (2014), 26-47. (with Christian Andres,
Erik Fernau).
Short sale constraints, divergence of opinion and asset prices: Evidence from the Laboratory. Journal of Economic Behavior and
Organisation 101 (2014), 113-127. (with Gerlinde Fellner).
Market Response to Investor Sentiment. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 40 (2013), 901-917. (with Jrdis Hengelbrock, Christian Westheide).
Sooner or Later: Delays in Trade Reporting by Corporate Insiders.
Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 37 (2010), 130-147.
(with Andr Betzer).
Competition Between Exchanges: Euronext versus Xetra. European Financial Management 15 (2009), 181-207. (with Maria
Kasch).
Setting a Fox to Keep the Geese: Does the Comply-or-Explain
Principle Work? Journal of Corporate Finance 14 (2008), 289301. (with Christian Andres).
Does Anonymity Matter in Electronic Limit Order Markets? Review
of Financial Studies 20 (2007), 1707-1747. (with Thierry Foucault,
Sophie Moinas).
Estimating the Probability of Informed Trading - Does Trade Misclassification Matter? Journal of Financial Markets 10 (2007), 2647. (with Ekkehart Boehmer, Joachim Grammig).

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber


Chair of Finance, especially Banking
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1532, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1534
weber@bank.bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Banking
Empirical Research on Capital Markets
Experimental Economics
Decision Theory

Curriculum Vitae:
1975

Diplom-Mathematiker (M.Sc. in Mathematics),


University of Aachen
1977
Diplom-Wirtschaftsmathematiker (M.B.A.),
University of Aachen
1981
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business), University of Aachen
1988
Habilitation in Business Administration,
University of Aachen
1988-1989 Professor of Business Administration,
School of Management, University of Cologne
1989-1993 Professor of Business Administration,
especially Decision Theory, University of Kiel
Since 1993 Professor of Business Administration, especially
Banking and Finance, University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Jacobs, H., S. Mller and M. Weber (2014), How Should Individual
Investors Diversify? - An Empirical Evaluation of Alternative Asset
Allocation Policies, Journal of Financial Markets, 19, 62-85.
Kaufmann, C., Weber, M. and E. Haisley, (2013), The Role of Experience Sampling and Graphical Displays on One's Investment
Risk Appetite, Management Science, 59, 323-340.
Jacobs, H. and M. Weber (2012), The Trading Volume Impact of
Local Bias: Evidence from a Natural Experiment, Review of Finance, 16, 867-901.
Baucells, M., Weber, M. and F. Welfens (2011), Reference Point
Formation and Updating, Management Science, 57, 506-519.

Selected Memberships:
Member of Sections in the Verein fr Socialpolitik: Ausschuss
fr Unternehmenstheorie, Theoretischer Ausschuss (1993-2005)
und Socialwissenschaftlicher Ausschuss (President 1997-1999)
Board Member of the Economic Science Association
(European Secretary,1996-1999)
Research Fellow at the CEPR, London, since 2002
Fachkollegium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften der DFG
(Review Committee, 2004-2008)
Member of The German Academy of Natural Scientists
Leopoldina and of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of
Sciences and Humanities

Norden, L. and M. Weber (2010), Credit Line Usage, Checking


Account Activitiy, and Default Risk of Bank Borrowers, Review of
Financial Studies, 23, 3665-3699.

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Honorary Doctoral Degree, University of Mnster (2007)

Klos, A. and M. Weber (2006), Portfolio Choice in the Presence of


Nontradeable Income: An Experimental Analysis, German Economic Review, 7, 427-448.

Selected Editorial Activities:


Management Science (1998-2002)
Journal of Risk and Uncertainty
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik
The Journal of Behavioral Finance
Annals of Finance
Review of Managerial Science
Die Betriebswirtschaft (DBW)

Klos, A., Weber, E.U., and M. Weber (2005), Investment Decisions


and Time Horizon: Risk Perception and Risk Behavior in Repeated
Gambles, Management Science, 51, 1777-1790.

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Mller, S. and M. Weber (2010), Financial Literacy and Mutual


Fund Investments: Who Buys Actively Managed Funds?, Schmalenbach Business Review, 62, 126-153.
Biais, B. and M. Weber (2009), Hindsight Bias, Risk Perception and
Investment Performance, Management Science, 55, 1018-1029.
Glaser, M. and M. Weber (2009), Which Past Returns Affect
Trading Volume?, Journal of Financial Markets, 12, 1-31.

Abdellaoui, M., Vossmann, F., and M. Weber (2005), Choice-based


Elicitation and Decomposition of Decision Weights for Gains and
Losses under Uncertainty, Management Science, 51, 1384-1399.

Victoria Atanasov, Ph.D.


Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB)
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2984, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1519
atanasov@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Macro-Finance
Empirical Asset Pricing
International Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
2005
2005
2011
2010-2013
2012-2013
2013-2015
Since 2015

BSc in Finance, Canisius College, Buffalo


Diplom-Volkswirtin, University of Dortmund
PhD in Economics, University of Zurich
Economist, Deutsche Bundesbank
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Mainz
Assistant Professor, VU University Amsterdam
Visiting Professor, University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Foreign currency returns and systematic risks, with Thomas
Nitschka, 2015, in: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis,
Vol. 50(1/2), pp. 231-250.

Currency excess returns and global downside market risk, with


Thomas Nitschka, 2014, in: Journal of Money and Finance, Vol.
47, pp. 268-285.
Good times, bad times: Inflation uncertainty and equity returns,
2013, in: Quantitative Finance, Vol. 13(9), pp. 1331-1342.
Downside risk of international stock returns, 2012, in: Journal of
Banking and Finance, Vol. 36(8), pp. 2379-2388.
The cross-section of equity returns and assets fundamental cashflow risk, 2010, in: Financial Markets and Portfolio Management,
Vol. 24(4), pp. 327-351.

Dr. Inga van den Bongard


Chair of Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1524
ivdb@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Corporate Governance
Corporate Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
2007

Diplom-Volkswirtin (M.Sc. in Economics),


University of Bonn
2013
Dr.rer.pol. (Ph.D. in Economics), University of Bonn
Since 2014 Assistant Professor of Finance,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Is Busy Really Busy? Board Governance Revisited (with C. Andres
and M. Lehmann), Journal of Business Finance and Accounting,
Vol. 40 (2013), pp. 1221-1246.
The Information Content of Dividend Surprises: Evidence from
Germany (with C. Andres, A. Betzer, C. Haesner and E. Theissen),
Journal of Business Finance and Accounting Vol. 40 (2013), pp.
620-645.
Das Ende der Deutschland AG [The Demise of Germany Inc.] (with
C. Andres and A. Betzer), Kredit & Kapital, Vol. 44 (2011), pp. 185216.

Professor Irem Demirci, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1699
idemirci@mail.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Capital Structure, Stakeholder Relations
Banking and Mortgage Markets

Curriculum Vitae:
2005
2007
2013
Since 2013

BA in Economics, Koc University, Istanbul


MA in Economics, Koc University, Istanbul
PhD in Finance, University of Texas at Austin
Assistant Professor of Finance,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Does Customer Financial Risk Affect Suppliers Capital Structure
Decisions?, FMA Writers Workshop (2015 Venice).
Does Government Debt Crowd Out Corporate Debt? (with Jennifer
Huang and Clemens Sialm), Finalist for the 2015 FMA European
Conference Best Paper Award (2015).
Fire Sales in the Commercial Real Estate Market (with Erkan Ynder), Real Estate Research Institute (RERI) Research Grant (2015).

Dr. Erik Fernau


Chair of Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1526
fernau@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Corporate Governance
Corporate Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
2008

Diplom-Volkswirt (M.Sc. in Economics),


University of Bonn
2013
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2013 Assistant Professor of Finance,
University of Mannheim

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Significant Publications:
Should I stay or should I go? Former CEOs as monitors. Journalof
Corporate Finance, 28 (2014), 26-47. (with Christian Andresand
Erik Theissen).
The Lintner model revisited: Dividends versus total payouts. Journal of Banking and Finance, 55 (2015), 56-69. (with Christian Andres, Markus Doumet and Erik Theissen).

Dr. Heiko Jacobs


Chair of Business Administration and Finance, esp. Banking
Phone: +49(0)621/181-3453, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1534
jacobs@bank.bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Behavioral Finance, Empirical Capital Market Research
Market Efficiency

Curriculum Vitae:
2006

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business


Administration), Saarland University
2011
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2012 Assistant Professor of Finance,
University of Mannheim
Fall 2014 Visiting Scholar, University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Finance Department

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


2015
2012

Young Talent Award, German Academic Association


for Business Research (VHB)
PhD Thesis Award (first prize), Deutsches Aktieninstitut

Significant Publications:
"Alphabetic bias, investor recognition, and trading behavior", with
A. Hillert, in: Review of Finance, forthcoming.
"What explains the dynamics of 100 anomalies?", in: Journal of
Banking and Finance, 57, 6585, 2015.
"Media makes momentum", with A. Hillert and S. Mller, in: Review of Financial Studies, 27, 3467-3501, 2014.
"The trading volume impact of local bias: Evidence from a natural
experiment", with M. Weber, in: Review of Finance 16, 867-901,
2012.

Dr. Nhan Le
Chair of Corporate Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1973
le@corporate-finance-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Behavior Finance and Corporate Bankruptcy

Curriculum Vitae:
1998
1998-2002
2003
2003-2005
2005-2007
2012
Since 2012

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Bachelor of Finance, University of Economics,


Vietnam
Audit Senior at Ernst & Young, Vietnam
Master of Financial Management, University of
Queensland, Australia
Investment Officer at Mekong Capital, a private
equity fund in Vietnam
Instructor at Corporate Training Center VCCI
(Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
PhD in Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder,
USA
Assistant Professor in Finance,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Contagious Negative Sentiment Evidence from Local Corporate
Bankruptcy (with Jawad Addoum and Alok Kumar), Working
paper, Northern Finance Association Conference 2014.
Spillover Effects from Industry Bankruptcy Filings - Working
paper, Northern Finance Association Conference 2012.

Dr. Benjamin Loos


Chair of Banking and Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1516
loos@bank.bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Household Finance
Behavioral Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
2006

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration), Friedrich-Alexander-Universitt ErlangenNrnberg


2006-2008 Analyst, Global Investment Banking EMEA, Bank of
America
2009-2015 Research Assistant at the Chair of Finance (Prof. Dr.
Andreas Hackethal), Goethe University Frankfurt
Spring 2012 Visiting Scholar, Kelley School of Business, Indiana
University, Finance Department
2015
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Finance), Goethe University
Frankfurt
2015
Assistant Professor of Finance, Goethe University
Frankfurt

Since 2015 Assistant Professor of Finance, University of


Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Is Unbiased Financial Advice to Retail Investors Sufficient? Answers from a Large Field Study (with Utpal Bhattacharya, Andreas
Hackethal, Simon Kaesler, and Steffen Meyer) Review of Financial
Studies (2012) 25 (4): 975-1032.

Dr. Christoph Merkle


Chair of Finance and Banking
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1531, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1534
chmerkle@mail.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Behavioral Finance, Decision Theory
Household Finance

Curriculum Vitae:
2007

Diplom-Volkswirt (M.Sc. in Economics),


University of Cologne
2007-2010 Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences,
CDSB, Ph.D.-Student in Finance
2010-2011 Research and Teaching Assistant, Chair of Banking
and Finance, University of Mannheim
2011
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Fall 2013 Visiting Scholar, Aalto University,
School of Business, Helsinki
2015
Visiting Scholar, Duke University
Since 2012 Assistant Professor of Finance,
University of Mannheim

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Significant Publications:
Second-order Beliefs and the Individual Investor (with Daniel Egan
and Martin Weber), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014, Vol. 107B, pp. 652-666.
Do Investors Put Their Money Where Their Mouth Is? Stock Market Expectations and Trading Behavior (with Martin Weber), Journal of Banking and Finance, 2014, Vol. 46, pp. 372386.
True Overconfidence: The Inability of Rational Information Processing to Account for Apparent Overconfidence (with Martin
Weber), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes,
2011, Vol. 116(2), pp. 262-271.

Dr. Christoph Schneider


Chair of Corporate Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1949, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1980
schneider@corporate-finance-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Corporate Finance
Corporate Governance

Curriculum Vitae:
1999-2004 M.A. in Economics and Management Science,
Humboldt University Berlin
2002-2003 EAP Reciprocity Student, University of California
at Berkeley
2004-2005 Ph.D. Student, School of Business and Economics,
Humboldt University Berlin
2006-2009 Ph.D. Student, Business School,
University of Mannheim
2009
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Finance),
University of Mannheim
2012-2014 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Since 2010 Assistant Professor, University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Conglomerate Investment, Skewness, and the CEO Long Shot
Bias, with Oliver Spalt, Journal of Finance, forthcoming.
Acquisitions as Lotteries: The Selection of Target-Firm Risk and
its Impact on Merger Outcomes, with Oliver Spalt, Critical Finance Review, forthcoming.

Dr. Christian Westheide


Chair of Finance
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1822, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1519
westheide@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Market Microstructure

Curriculum Vitae:
2003-2004 Visiting Student, ENSAE, Paris
2006
Diplom-Informatiker (M.Sc. in Informatics),
University of Bonn
2006
Diplom-Volkswirt (M.Sc. in Economics),
University of Bonn
2006-2010 Doctoral Student, Bonn Graduate School of
Economics, University of Bonn (graduation in 2011)
Since 2010 Assistant Professor of Finance,
University of Mannheim
2012-2015 Postdoc in Market Microstructure, Center for
Financial Studies, Frankfurt
2015
Visiting Researcher, University of Hong Kong
Since 2015 Postdoc, Research Center SAFE, Goethe University

Significant Publications:
Market Response to Investor Sentiment. Journal of Business Finance & Accounting. 2013, 40(7-8), 901-917. (With Jrdis Hengelbrock and Erik Theissen).
The Conditional Relationship between Fama-French Betas and
Return. Schmalenbach Business Review. 2013, 334-358. (With
Stefan Koch).

Area
Economic and
Business
Education

Professor Dr. Hermann G. Ebner


Chair of Economic and Business Education, Design and Evaluation of
Learning Environment
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2197, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2195
ebner@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Learning and Instructional Design in Business Education
Measuring Critical Thinking on Economic Issues
Quality Management in Business Education

Curriculum Vitae:
1976
1981
1992
1992-1994
1994-1998
Since 1998
2008-2012
Since 2014

Graduation in Education Science,


University of Education Sciences, Karlsruhe
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Education Science,
University of Salzburg
Habilitation in Economic and Business Education,
University of Oldenburg
Professor, University of Mannheim
Professor and Chair, University of Leipzig
Professor and Chair, University of Mannheim
Vice President of the University of Mannheim
Chairman of the Assessment of Learning
Committee of the Business School

Developing competences. In G. Niedermair (Editor). Kompetenzen


entwickeln, messen und bewerten. Linz: Trauner. 2012, pp. 123133.
A teacher is like : What are the metaphors used by students
of Economic and Business Education to depict teachers activities?(With B. Lehmann). In U. Fahauer, J. Aff, B. Frstenau & E.
Wuttke (Editors). Lehr-Lernforschung und Professionalisierung:
Perspektiven der Berufsbildungsforschung. Opladen & Farmington
Hills: Budrich. 2011, pp. 135-145.
Conceptual foundations of vocational-school management. In R.
Nickolaus et al. (Editors). Handbuch Berufs- und Wirtschaftspdagogik. Bad Heilbrunn: Klinkhardt. 2010, pp. 63-72.

Selected Memberships:
European Association of Research on Learning and
Instruction (EARLI)
Expert of German and European Accreditation Agencies
Expert of the German Science Foundation
Expert of the Swiss Science Foundation
Expert of the Federal Institute of Vocational Education
Expert of the Association for Adult Education,
Baden-Wrttemberg
Section Vocational and Business Education of the
German Society for Educational Science (DGfE)
Working Pool Research on Vocational Education" (AGBFN)

Well, make a plan then Development and validation of a


heuristic approach for planning competence-based learning arrangements in business education. (with C. Aprea & W. Mller).
Wirtschaft und Erziehung. 2010, pp. 91-99.

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editor Wirtschaftspdagogische Studien zur individuellen
und kollektiven Entwicklung
Co-Editor Beitrge zur Berufs- und Wirtschaftspdagogik
Editorial Board Member Empirical Research in Vocational
Education and Training

Research on teachers stress: An overview of findings and coping


strategies (with D. Zimmermann). Erziehungswissenschaft und
Beruf. 2006, pp. 185-201.

Significant Publications:
Creating knowledge: What you do is what you get. In E. Severing
& R. Wei (Editors). Qualittsentwicklung in der Berufsbildungsforschung. Bielefeld: Bertelsmann. 2013, pp. 61-70.

Improving cross-content transfer in text processing by means of


active graphical representations (with E. Stern und C. Aprea). Learning and Instruction. 2003, pp. 191-203.

Training and gender politics (with S. Bausbacher). In G. Krell (Editor). Chancengleichheit durch Personalpolitik. Wiesbaden: Gabler.
2007, pp. 215-232.
Standards as an instrument of quality management in the field
of education. In M. Eckert & A. Zller (Editors). Der europische
Berufsbildungsraum: Beitrge der Berufsbildungsforschung . Bielefeld: Bertelsmann. 2006, pp. 179-187.

What's the performance of Germanys vocational education system compared to others? (with S. Fulst-Blei). Zeitschrift fr Berufs- und Wirtschaftspdagogik. 2005, pp. 176-185.

Professor Dr. Dirk Ifenthaler


Chair of Economic and Business Education, Learning, Design and Technology
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2279, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2195
ifenthaler@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Instructional Design and Technology Integration in Formal and
Informal Learning
Automated Assessment and Feedback
Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining

Curriculum Vitae:
2002
2006
2011
2010-2011
2012
2013
2013-2014
2014
Since 2014
Since 2015

Graduation in Education Science and Sociology,


University of Freiburg
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Education Science,
University of Freiburg
Habilitation in Education Science,
University of Freiburg
Interim Professor of Education Science,
University of Mannheim
Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence,
University of Oklahoma
Applied Research Manager,
Open Universities Australia
Professor of Research in Digital Learning,
Deakin University
Professor of Applied Teaching and Learning
Research, University of Potsdam
Adjunct Professor, Deakin University
Professor of Economic and Business Education,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
AERA (American Educational Research Association)
AECT (Association for Educational Communications and
Technology)
AEPF (Arbeitsgruppe fr Empirisch Pdagogische Forschung)
EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and
Instruction)
SGS (Serious Games Society)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


2014 Outstanding Journal Article Award (AECT Research &
Theory)
2012 Outstanding Journal Article Award (AECT Design &
Development)
2009 Outstanding Reviewer Award (Educational Technology
Research and Development)
2009 Best Paper Award (CELDA Conference, Rome, Italy)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editor-in-Chief of Technology, Knowledge and Learning
(www.springer.com/10758)
Editor of the Book Series Advances in Game-based Learning
and Educational Communications and Technology: Issues
and Innovations

Significant Publications:
Ifenthaler, D. (2014). Toward automated computer-based visualization and assessment of team-based performance. Journal of
Educational Psychology, 106(3), 651-665. doi: 10.1037/a0035505.
Ifenthaler, D., & Gosper, M. (2014). Guiding the design of lessons
by using the MAPLET Framework: Matching aims, processes, learner expertise and technologies. Instructional Science, 42(4),
561-578. doi: 10.1007/s11251-013-9301-6.
Ifenthaler, D., & Widanapathirana, C. (2014). Development and
validation of a learning analytics framework: Two case studies
using support vector machines. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 19(1-2), 221-240. doi: 10.1007/s10758-014-9226-4.
Gosper, M., & Ifenthaler, D. (Eds.). (2014). Curriculum models for
the 21st century. Using learning technologies in higher education.
New York: Springer.
Ifenthaler, D., & Seel, N. M. (2013). Model-based reasoning. Computers
& Education, 64(1), 131142. doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2012.11.014.
Ifenthaler, D., Eseryel, D., & Ge, X. (Eds.). (2012). Assessment in
game-based learning. Foundations, innovations, and perspectives.
New York: Springer.
Ifenthaler, D., & Seel, N. M. (2011). A longitudinal perspective on
inductive reasoning tasks. Illuminating the probability of change.
Learning and Instruction, 21(4), 538-549. doi: 10.1016/j.learninstruc.2010.08.004.
Ifenthaler, D., Pirnay-Dummer, P., & Seel, N. M. (Eds.). (2010).
Computer-based diagnostics and systematic analysis of knowledge. New York: Springer.

Professor Dr. Sabine Matthus


Chair of Vocational, Economic and Business Education
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2191, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2189
sabine.matthaeus@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Vocational Education and Training
Classroom Teaching in Commercial Vocational Training
Vocational Education and Training in International Comparison

Curriculum Vitae:
1974

Graduation in Economic and Business Education,


Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin
1978
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Business Education,
Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin
1985
Habilitation in Business Education,
Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin
1980-1985 Teacher at commercial vocational schools in Berlin
(at the same time lecturer at the Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin)
1987
Employee at Berliner Transformatorenwerk
(Berlin Transformer Factory)
1988
University Lecturer, Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin
1995/96
Visiting Lecturer at the University of National and
World Economy in Sofia (for one semester)
Since 1997 Professor of Business Education,
University of Mannheim
Since 2001 Equal Opportunity Commissioner, Business School
of the University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
German Educational Society Section, Business and Vocational
Education (Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Erziehungswissenschaft,
Sektion Berufs- und Wirtschaftspdagogik)
Advisory Board Business Education in Eastern Europe

Significant Publications:
Emotional issues as a chance for sustained learning a qualitative
study at a Production School (with S. Badel). In: Rausch, A., Warwas, J., Seifried, J. (Ed.): Concepts and results from selected research fields in vocational education. Schneider Hohengehren,
Baltmannsweiler 2015.
At my old school, I would not have got school-leaving qualifications. The Production School as a chance for disadvantaged
adolescents? (with S. Badel). In: Niedermaier, G. (Ed.): Facets of
research in vocational and industrial education: Foundations
challenges perspectives. Trauner, Linz 2013.

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A systemic solution-focused prevention programme (with C. Abel,


J. Schweitzer). In: Psychotherapie im Dialog Psychoanalyse, Systemische Therapie, Verhaltenstherapie, Humanistische Therapien
3, 2009.
Promotion of young migrants with little qualification a training
programme of Berlin on trial (with S. Badel, J. Kronenwett). In:
Institut fr Sozialarbeit und Sozialpdagogik e. V. (Ed.): Migration
und Soziale Arbeit, 3/4. Juventa Verlag, Weinheim 2008.
New Curricular Concepts and Consequences for the Process of
Learning and Teaching. In: Kiefer, K.-H. (Ed.): Wirtschaftsdeutsch
vernetzt. Neue Konzepte und Materialien. Iudicum Verlag, Warschau 2007.
Direct Entry into Teaching at Vocational Schools Temporary Solution or Opportunity for Qualification? (with D. Postl, M. Schneider). In: lernen & lehren 79, 2005.
The development of communicative competence and behavior of
young people in their business education and training. In: Beck,
K. (Ed.): Teaching-learning processes in vocational education.
Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main 2002.
The academic formation of graduate teachers for commercial vocational schools a way of forming specialists or generalists? In:
Matthus, S., Seeber, S. (Ed.): Das universitre Studium der Wirtschaftspdagogik Befunde und aktuelle Entwicklungen. Studien
zur Wirtschaftspdagogik und Berufsbildungsforschung aus der
Humboldt-Universitt zu Berlin, Vol. 1, 2000.

Professor Dr. Jrgen Seifried


Chair of Economic and Business Education - Professional Teaching and Learning
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1737
wipaed2@mail.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Teacher Education Research
Development and Measurement of Economic Competence
Workplace Learning

Curriculum Vitae:
1994
Diplom-Handelslehrer, University of Mannheim
1994-1996 In-School Teacher Training
1996-1999 Educator of Business and Economics, Accounting,
and Economic Geography
2004
Dr. rer. pol., University of Bamberg
2008
Habilitation in Economic and Business Education,
University of Bamberg
2008
Guest Professorship for Economic and Business
Education, University of Paderborn
2008-2012 Professor of Economic and Business Education,
University of Konstanz
Since 2012 Professor of Economic and Business Education,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
AERA (American Educational Research Association)
DGfE (Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Erziehungswissenschaft)
EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and
Instruction)
GEBF (Gesellschaft fr Empirische Bildungsforschung)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editor of the Book Series Research in Vocational Education,
Budrich Publishers

Significant Publications:
Fritsch, S., Berger, S., Seifried, J., Bouley, F., Wuttke, E., SchnickVollmer, K. & Schmitz, B. (2015): The impact of university teacher
training on prospective teachers CK and PCK A comparison between Austria and Germany. In O. Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia & R.
Shavelson (Eds.), Special Issue on Assessment of Domain-specific
Professional Competencies, Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training (ERVET), 7(4). DOI 10.1186/s40461-0150014-8.
Harteis, C., Rausch, A. & Seifried, J. (Eds.) (2014): Discourses on
professional learning: On the boundary be-tween learning and
working. Dordrecht: Springer.
Seifried, J. & Hpfer, E. (2013): The perception of error in production plants of a chemical organisation. Vocations and Learning
Studies in Vocational and Professional Education, 6(2), 159185, DOI 10.1007/s12186-012-9081-1.
Wuttke, E. & Seifried, J. (2013): Diagnostic competence of (prospective) teachers in vocational education. An analysis of error
identification in accounting lessons. In: Beck, K. & Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, O. (Eds.): From diagnostics to learning success: Proceedings in vocational education and training. Rotterdam, Boston,
Taipei: SensePublishers, 225-240.
Seifried, J. (2012): Teachers beliefs at vocational schools An
empirical study in Germany. Accounting Education: An International Journal, 21(5), 489-514.
Seifried, J. & Wuttke, E. (2010): Student errors: how teachers diagnose them and how they respond to them. Empirical Research
in Vocational Education and Training (ERVET), 2(2), 147-162.

Professor Dr. Viola Klotz


Assistant Professor of Economic and Business Education
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2567
viola.klotz@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Economic Competence Assessments
Educational Quality of Workplace Learning

Curriculum Vitae:
2006-2011 Master in Economic and Business Education,
University of Paderborn
20122014 Ph.D. in Economic and Business Education,
University of Paderborn
20132014 Lecturer for Learning Strategies and Management,
Academy of Industry and Commerce (IHK), Bielefeld
2014
Learning Sciences Research Institute (LSRI),
Chicago, USA
2015
German Institute for Adult Education Leibniz
Center for Lifelong Learning (DIE), Bonn
Since 2016 Assistant Professor for Economic and Business
Education; University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Klotz, V.K., Winther, E. & Festner, D. (2015). Modeling the development of vocational competence: A psychometric model for
economic domains. Vocations & Learning, 8(3), 247268.
Klotz, V.K. & Winther, E. (2015). Kaufmnnische Kompetenz im
Ausbildungsverlauf Befunde einer pseudolngsschnittlichen Studie. Empirische Pdagogik, 29(1), 6183.
Klotz, V.K., Billett, S. & Winther, E. (2014). Promoting workforce
excellence: formation and relevance of vocational identity for vocational educational training. Empirical Research in Vocational
Education and Training, 6(6), 120.

Area
Information
Systems

Professor Dr. Christian Becker


Chair of Information Systems II
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2152, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2150
christian.becker@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Context-aware Computing
Distributed Systems
Pervasive Computing

Curriculum Vitae:
1991-1993 Undergraduate studies of Computer Science,
University of Karlsruhe
1993-1996 Graduate studies of Computer Science,
University of Kaiserslautern
1996
Diplom (M.Sc.) in Computer Science
1997-2001 Researcher Operating Systems and Distributed
Systems Group, University of Frankfurt,
2001
Dr. phil. nat. (Ph.D.) in Computer Science,
University of Frankfurt, Quality of Service
Management for Distributed Object Systems"
2001-2006 Senior Researcher and Lecturer Distributed Systems
Group, University of Stuttgart
2004
Habilitation in Computer Science, System Support
for Context-Aware Computing"
2006
Chair of Information Systems II,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Gesellschaft fr Informatik e.V.

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Paper Award for: V. Majuntke, G. Schiele, K. Spohrer, M.
Handte, C. Becker A Coordination Framework for Pervasive Applications in Multi-User Environments. In Proceedings of the 6th
International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE 2010),
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 1921, 2010.

Selected Editorial Activities:


Springer Electronic Commerce Research Journal,
Editorial Board
Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing Journal

Significant Publications:
S. VanSyckel, D. Schaefer, V. Majuntke, C. Krupitzer, G. Schiele,
and C. Becker COMITY: A Framework for Adaptation Coordination in Multi-Platform Pervasive Systems Pervasive and Mobile
Computing, Elsevier, vol. 10, 2013.

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M. Handte, G. Schiele, V. Majuntke, C. Becker, P. J. Marron 3PC:


System Support for Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Pervasive Computing
ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems, Vol. 7,
No. 1, Article 10, April 2012.
Z. Yu, X. Zhou, C. Becker, Y. Nakamura Tree-based Mining for
Discovering Patterns of Human Interaction in Meetings" IEEE
Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Vol. 24, No.
4, pp. 759-768, April 2012.
A. Khelil, P.J. Marrn, C. Becker, K. Rothermel Hypergossiping:
A Generalized Broadcast Strategy for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks"
in Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal, pp. 531-546, vol 5(5), July
2007.
F. Drr, C. Becker, K. Rothermel Efficient Forwarding of Symbolically Addressed Geocast Messages" in Proceedings of IEEE
International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (IC3N 05), San Diego, USA, 2005.
C. Becker, F. Drr On Location Models for Ubiquitous Computing" in Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, vol 9(1), pp. 20-31,
Springer, 2005.
C. Becker, M. Handte, G. Schiele, K. Rothermel PCOM A Component System for Adaptive Pervasive Computing Applications
in 2nd IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing
and Communication (PerCom 04), Orlando, USA, 2004.
J. Hhner, K. Rothermel, C. Becker Update-Linearizability: A Consistency Concept for the Chronological Ordering of Events in MANETs in Proceedings of 1st IEEE International Conference on
Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS), Fort Lauderdale, USA,
2004.
C. Becker, G. Schiele, H. Gubbels, K. Rothermel BASE a Microbroker-based Middleware for Pervasive Computing in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive
Computing and Communication (PerCom 2003), Fort Worth /
USA, 2003.

Professor Dr. Armin Heinzl


Chair of General Management and Information Systems
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1691, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1692
heinzl@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Information Systems Outsourcing and Governance
Agile Software Development and Multi-Team Coordination
Human Information Behaviour
Information Systems in Healthcare

Curriculum Vitae:
1986
1989
1990

1993-1994
1995

1996
1999
Since 2002
2005-2007
2009
Since 2012
2013

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


University of Frankfurt/Main
Research Scholar, Harvard Business School
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Business Administration,
WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management,
Koblenz / Vallendar
Research Scholar, University of California at Berkeley
Habilitation in Business Administration, WHU
Otto Beisheim School of Management,
Koblenz / Vallendar
Professor and Chairperson, University of Bayreuth
Visiting Professor, University of California at Irvine
Professor and Chairperson, University of Mannheim
Academic Director of the Mannheim Business
School
Research Scholar, ESSEC Business School, Paris
Dean of Studying Affairs
Visiting Researcher, London School of Economics

Selected Memberships:
Association of University Professors of Management (VHB)
Association of Information Systems (AIS)
Baden-Wrttemberg Connected (bwcon) e.V.

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Paper 1959 to 2008 for the article Outsourcing of Information Systems Functions in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises" of the journal BISE/WIRTSCHAFTSINFORMATIK
Best Paper Award for the article A conceptual approach for
simultaneous flight schedule construction with genetic
algorithms" at the 2nd European Workshop on Evolutionary
Computation in Aerospace (Evoflight) 2001
Dissertation Award of the German Association of Organization
(1993)
Scholarship for Outstanding Students of the Reemtsma
Foundation (1983-1986)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Vice Editor in Chief and Department Editor, Business
Information Systems Engineering (BISE)
Department Editor, Journal of Business Economics (JBE)

Significant Publications:
Stuckenberg, S., Kude, T., Heinzl, A., Understanding the Role of
Organizational Integration in Developing and Operating Softwareas-a-Service. In: Journal of Business Economics (JBE), Vol. 84,
No. 8, pp. 1019-1050, 2014.
Dibbern, J., Chin, W., Heinzl, A., Systematic Determinants of the
Information Systems Outsourcing Decision: A Comparative Study
of German and US Firms. In: Journal of the Association of Information Systems (JAIS), Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 466-497, 2012.
Kude, T., Dibbern, J., Heinzl, A., Why Do Complementors Participate? An Analysis of Partnership Networks in the Enterprise Software Industry. In: IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management,
Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 250-265, 2012.
Dibbern, J., Heinzl, A., Outsourcing of Information Systems
Functions in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises: A Test of a
Multi-Theoretical Model. In: Business & Information Systems Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2009.
Winkler, J., Dibbern, J., and Heinzl, A., The Impact of Cultural
Differences in Offshore Outsourcing Case Study Results from
German-Indian Application Development Projects. In: Information
Systems Frontiers, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2008.
Dibbern, J., Winkler, J., and Heinzl, A., Explaining Variations in
Client Extra Costs between Software Projects Offshored to India.
In: MIS Quarterly, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2008.
Zapf, M., Lindheimer, U., and Heinzl, A., The myth of accelerating
business processes through parallel job designs. In: Information
Systems and e-Business Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 117-137,
2007.

Dr. Thomas Kude


Chair of General Management and Information Systems
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1615
kude@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Information Systems Development
IT Management

Curriculum Vitae:
2007

Dipl. Wirtsch.-Inf. (M.Sc. in Information Systems),


University of Mannheim
2012
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business), University of
Mannheim
2009-2015 Visiting researcher at University of Maryland (2015,
2014), University of Arkansas (2014), Washington
State University (2013), Simon Fraser University
(2011), University of British Columbia (2009)
Since 2012 Assistant Professor of Information Systems,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Dibbern J.; Chin, W.; Kude, T. (accepted for publication) The
Sourcing of Software Services: Knowledge Specificity and the Role
of Trust, The Data Base on Advances in Information Systems.
Stuckenberg, S.; Kude, T.; Heinzl, A. (2014) Understanding the
Role of Organizational Integration in Developing and Operating
Software-as-a-Service, Journal of Business Economics, 84 (8),
pp. 1019-1050.
Kude, T.; Dibbern, J.; Heinzl, A. (2012) Why Do Complementors
Participate? An Analysis of Partnership Networks in the Enterprise
Software Industry, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 59 (2), pp. 250-265.

Professor Dr. Julia Krnung


Assistant Professor for E-Business & E-Government (Dieter-Schwarz endowed Chair)
Phone: +49(0)621/181-3609
kroenung@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Information Systems Adoption in E-Business Environments
E-Government, Social Inclusion

Curriculum Vitae:
2009

Diplom-Kauffrau (M.Sc. in Business Administration), Goethe-University Frankfurt


2013
Visiting Scholar at the Polytechnic University,
Hongkong, China
2013
Dr. rer. pol. (PhD in Business), Goethe-University
Frankfurt
Since 2014 Assistant Professor for E-Business and E-Government, University of Mannheim
Significant Publications:
Kroenung, J., and Eckhardt, A. (2015) The attitude cube - A
three-dimensional model of situational factors in IS adoption and
their impact on the attitudebehavior relationship, Information

& Management (52:6), pp. 611627 (doi: 10.1016/j.im.2015.


05.002).
Kroenung, J., Eckhardt, A., Bernius, S. (2013) Planned Behavior
versus Goal-directed Automaticity The Impact of Attitude and
General Habit on Adoption and Non-adoption, Proceedings of
the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS),
Milan, Italy.
Jaeger, L., Kroenung, J., Kupetz, A. (2013) Me vs. Cyber-Me
Analyzing the Effects of Perceived Stigma of Physically Disabled
People on the Disguise of the Real Self in Virtual Environments
Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milan, Italy.

Dr. Kai Spohrer


Chair of General Management and Information Systems
Phone: +49(0)621/181-3535
spohrer@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Information Systems Development, Team Cognition,
IT in Healthcare

Curriculum Vitae:
2010

Dipl.-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (M.Sc. in Information


Systems), University of Mannheim
2013
Visiting researcher at Washington State University,
Pullman, USA
2015
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2016 Assistant Professor of Information Systems,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Spohrer, Kai and Kude, Thomas and Heinzl, Armin and Schmidt,
Christoph (2013), "Peer-Based Quality Assurance in Information
Systems Development: A Transactive Memory Perspective", In:
Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Milan, Italy.
Spohrer, Kai and Gholami, Behnaz and Heinzl, Armin (2012),
"Team Learning in Information Systems Development - A Literature Review", In: European Conference on Information Systems
(ECIS), Barcelona, Spain.

Area
Management

Professor Dr. Torsten Biemann


Chair of Human Resource Management and Leadership
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1506
personal@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Human Resource Management
Leadership and Careers
Research Methods

Curriculum Vitae:
2002

Diplom-Psychologe (Diploma in Psychology),


University of Gieen
2004
Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business
Administration), University of Gieen
2008
Dr. sc. pol., University of Kiel
2007-2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow,
Jacobs University Bremen
2009-2013 Assistant Professor of Human Resource
Management, University of Cologne
Since 2013 Professor of Business Administration, Human
Resource Management, and Leadership,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Academy of Management
German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)
Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft fr Betriebswirtschaft e.V

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editorial Board Small Group Research
Associate Editor of Personal Quarterly (practice-oriented
journal)
Ad-hoc reviewer for about 15 national and international
scientific journals

Significant Publications:
Nie, C. & Biemann, T. (2014). The Role of Risk Propensity in Predicting Self-Employment. Journal of Applied Psychology.
Biemann, T. & Datta, D. (2014). Analyzing Sequence Data: Optimal Matching in Management Research. Organizational Research
Methods, 17(1): 51-76.
Biemann, T. (2013). What if we were Texas sharpshooters? Predictor reporting bias in regression analysis. Organizational Research Methods, 16: 335-363.
Danilov, A., Biemann, T., Kring, T., & Sliwka, D. (2013). The dark
side of team incentives: Experimental evidence on advice quality
from financial service professionals. Journal of Economic Behavior
& Organization, 93: 266-272.
Biemann, T., Zacher, H., & Feldman, D.C. (2012). Career Patterns:
A Twenty-Year Panel Study. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 81(2):
159-170.
Biemann, T., Cole, M., & Voelpel, S. (2012). Within-Group Agreement: On the Use (and Misuse) of rWG and rWG(J) in Leadership
Research and Some Best Practice Guidelines. Leadership Quarterly,
23: 66-80.
Biemann, T., Fasang, A., & Grunow, D. (2011). Do economic globalization and industry growth destabilize careers? An analysis of
career complexity and career patterns over time. Organization Studies, 32, 1639-1663.
Biemann, T., & Kearney, E. (2010). Size Does Matter: How Varying
Group Sizes in a Sample Affect the Most Common Measures of
Group Diversity. Organizational Research Methods, 13: 582-599.

Professor Dr. Matthias Brauer


Chair of Strategic and International Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1741
prof.brauer@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Strategic Corporate Transformation and Restructuring
(i.e. M&A, Divestitures)
Corporate Strategy and Governance: Sustainably Managing Business Groups
Strategy Process and Practice

Curriculum Vitae:
2002
Lic. oec. (HSG), University of St. Gallen
2005
Dr. oec. (HSG), University of St. Gallen
2006-2010 Assistant Professor of Strategy at University of
St. Gallen (HSG), Switzerland
2007-2008 Visiting Position at Erasmus School of Economics
(Department of Applied Economics)
2010-2013 Associate Professor at the University of St. Gallen
(HSG)
2013-2014 Professor of Strategy at the University of
Luxembourg
2014
Professor of Strategic and International
Management at the University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Academy of Management
Strategic Management Society
German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB),
Commitee Organisation

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Winner of the MBA Best Lecturer Award at the University of
St.Gallen (2011, 2012)
Winner of the Strategic Management Society Best Conference
Ph.D. Paper Prize (Miami, USA) (2011)
Winner of the Outstanding Paper Award Emerald Literati
Network Awards for Excellence 2011

Selected Editorial Activities:


Member of the Editorial Review Board of Academy of
Management Discoveries (AMD)
Ad-hoc Reviewer for Academy of Management Journal,
Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management
Studies
Reviewer for BPS, Journal of Management, OMT and
Entrepreneurship Division for AOM Annual Meetings

Significant Publications:
Brauer, M. (2014). 'Sell-offs and firm performance: A matter of
experience?' (with Mammen, J.; Luger, J.). Journal of Management, forthcoming.
Brauer, M. (2014). 'Workforce downsizing and firm performance:
An organizational routine perspective' (with Laamanen, T.). Journal of Management Studies, 51(8): 1311-1333.
Brauer, M. (2014). Performance of Acquirers of Divested Assets:
Evidence from the U.S. Software Industry (with Laamanen, T.;
Junna, O.). Strategic Management Journal, 35(6): 914-925.
Brauer, M. (2013). Determinants and Temporal Dynamics of Strategic Divergence: Evidence from Europe (with Heitmann, M.).
Journal of World Business, 48(1): 110-121.
Brauer, M. (2013). The effects of short-term and long-term oriented managerial behavior on medium-term financial performance Journal of Business Economics and Management, 14(2):
386-402.
Brauer, M. (2012). Industry Divestiture Waves: How a Firms Position Influences Investor Returns (with Wiersema, M.). Academy
of Management Journal, 55(6): 1472-1492.
Brauer, M. (2012). Firm Performance and Aspiration Levels as Determinants of a Firm's Strategic Repositioning within Strategic
Group Structures (with M. Schimmer). Strategic Organization,
10(4): 406-435.
Brauer, M. (2009). Corporate and divisional manager involvement
in divestitures A contingent analysis. British Journal of Management, 20(3): 341-362.
Brauer, M. (2006). What have we acquired and what should we
acquire in divestiture research? A review and research agenda.
Journal of Management, 32(6): 751-785.
Brauer, M. (2006). Strategic governance: how to assess board effectiveness in guiding strategy execution (with Schmidt, S.). Corporate Governance: An International Review, 14(1): 12-21.

Professor Dr. Bernd Helmig


Chair of Public and Nonprofit Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1727, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1728
sekretariat.helmig@uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Societal Oriented Service Management in Public
and Nonprofit Organizations

Curriculum Vitae:
1993
1997
2001
2001-2008
2002
2006
2005-2008
2005-2008

Since 2008
2008-2010
2009-2011
2011
2015

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business


Administration), University of Wrzburg
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D.), University of Freiburg
Habilitation, University of Freiburg
Full Professor for Nonprofit-Management and
Marketing, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
Visiting Faculty Guest, Harvard Business School,
(Boston/Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA)
Visiting Scholar, University of Edinburgh,
Management School (UK)
Director of the Institute for Research on Nonprofit
Management, University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
Academic Director of the Executive MBA Program
for Management of Nonprofit Organizations,
University of Fribourg (Switzerland)
Full Professor and Director of the Chair of Public
and Nonprofit Management, University of Mannheim
Associate Dean for International Relations, Business
School, University of Mannheim
Director for Executive Education at the Mannheim
Business School gGmbH
Guest Professor at the Vienna University for
Economics and Business (Austria)
Visiting Scholar, Stanford University (California, USA)

Selected Memberships:
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and
Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)
German Association for Business Administration
(Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft)
International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Textbook Award of the German Academic Association for
Business Research (VHB) for the Book Nonprofit Management
(together with Silke Boenigk) in 2013

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Selected Editorial Activities:


Advisory Board Nonprofit Management and Leadership
Editorial Board Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly
Editorial Board Voluntas International Journal of
Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations

Significant Publications:
Thaler, J. / Helmig, B. (2015): Do Codes of Conduct and Ethical
Leadership Influence Public Employees Attitudes and Behaviours?
An Experimental Analysis; Public Management Review (forthcoming).
Wymer, W. W. / Gross, H. P. / Helmig, B. (2015): Nonprofit Brand
Strength: What Is It? How Is It Measured? What Are Its Outcomes?; Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit
Organizations (forthcoming).
Helmig, B. / Spraul, K. / Ingenhoff, D. (2015): Under Positive Pressure: How Stakeholder Pressure Affects Corporate Social Responsibility Implementation; Business & Society (forthcoming).
Helmig, B. / Hinz, V. / Ingerfurth, S. (2014): Extending Miles &
Snows Strategy Choice Typology to the German Hospital Sector
in: Health Policy, Vol. 113, No. 3, pp. 363-376.
Pinz, A. / Helmig, B. (2014): Success Factors of Microfinance Institutions State of the Art and Research Agenda; Voluntas International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
(online first: DOI 10.1007/s11266-014-9530-6).
Helmig, B. / Ingerfurth, S./Pinz, A. (2014): Success and Failure of
Nonprofit Organizations - Theoretical Foundations, Empirical Evidence and Future Research in: Voluntas: International Journal of
Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 15091538.
Boenigk, S. / Helmig, B. (2013): Why Do Donors Donate? Examining the Effects of Organizational Identification and Identity Salience on the Relationships among Satisfaction, Loyalty, and
Donation Behavior; Journal of Service Research, Vol. 16, No. 4,
pp. 533-548.

Professor Dr. Karin Hoisl


Chair of Organization and Innovation
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1604
hoisl@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Organizational Innovation
Knowledge Management
Labor Mobility
IP Strategy

Curriculum Vitae:
2002
2004
2006
2010/2011
2011-2015

2013
2013-2015
2015
Since 2014

Since 2015

Diploma in Business Administration,


Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich
Master of Business Research, LMU Munich
Dr. oec. publ., LMU Munich
Visiting Researcher, Georgia Institute of
Technology, College of Management, US
Hans-Sauer-Foundation Junior Professor of
Invention Processes and Intellectual Property,
LMU Munich
Habilitation, LMU Munich
Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for
Innovation and Competition, Munich
Minerva Position (W2), Max Planck Institute for
Innovation and Competition, Munich
Professor in the Economics and Management of
Inventive Processes, Copenhagen Business School,
DK (part-time)
Professor of Organization and Innovation,
University of Mannheim

Associate Editor, ICC Industrial and Corporate Change (from 2016)


Guest Associate Editor, Management Science
Advisory Editor, Research Policy (2014 2017)
Research Committee of the Business Policy and Strategy (BPS)
Division of the AOM (2014 2016)
AOM TIM Best Paper Awards Committee (2015)

Significant Publications:
Hoisl, K., Mariani, M. (2015). Its a Mens Job - Income and the
Gender Gap in Industrial Research, Management Science, forthcoming.
Hoisl, K., Stelzer, T., Biala, S. (2015). Forecasting Technology Discontinuities in the ICT Industry, Research Policy, 44(2): 522-532.
Wagner, S., Hoisl, K., Thoma, G. (2014). Overcoming Localization
of Knowledge The Role of Professional Service Firms, Strategic
Management Journal, 35(11): 16711688.
Davis, L. N., Davis, J., Hoisl, K. (2013). Leisure Time Invention, Organization Science, 24(5): 14391458.

Selected Memberships:
Academy of Management
Strategic Management Society
German Economic Association for Business Administration
e.V. (GEABA)
German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)
European Policy for Intellectual Property Association (EPIP)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Jrgen-Hauschildt-Award of the Commission for Technology,
DRUID Best Paper Award, DRUID, DK (2011)
Outstanding Reviewer Award for the Business Policy and
Strategy Division at the AOM Meeting (2011)
RePEc Ranking Top 100 Economists (5 years or less) (2009)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Member of Editorial Board, Strategic Management Journal
(from 2016)

Gruber, M., Harhoff, D., Hoisl, K. (2013). Knowledge Recombination across Technological Boundaries: Scientists versus Engineers,
Management Science, 59(4): 837-851.
Harhoff, D., Hoisl, K., Reichl, B., van Pottelsberghe de la Potterie,
B. (2009). Patent Validation at the Country Level - The Role of
Fees and Translation Costs, Research Policy, 38(9): 1397-1504.
Harhoff, D., Hoisl, K. (2007). Institutionalized Incentives for Ingenuity - Patent Value and the German Employees' Invention Act,
in: Research Policy 36 (8): 1143-1162.
Giuri P., Mariani M., Brusoni S., Crespi G., Francoz D., Gambardella
A., Garcia-Fontes W., Geuna A., Gonzales R., Harhoff D., Hoisl K.,
Lebas C., Luzzi A., Magazzini L., Nesta L., Nomaler O., Palomeras
N., Patel P. , Romanelli M., B. Verspagen (2007). Inventors and
Invention Processes. Results from the PatVal-EU Survey, in: Research Policy 36 (8): 1107-1127.

Professor Dr. Michael Woywode


Chair of Small and Medium Sized Companies and Entrepreneurship
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2894, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2892
woywode@ifm.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Entrepreneurship
Internationalization
Industry Life Cycles
Applied Econometrics

Curriculum Vitae:
1986-1992 Studies of Business Administration at the University
of Mannheim, at the University of St. Gallen and at
the Ecole Suprieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP)
1992
Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business Administration),
University of Mannheim
1992-1996 Doctoral studies in Economics, in particular Applied
Microeconomics, University of Mannheim
1996-2000 Research Assistant at the Chair of Business Administration and Organization, University of Mannheim
1997
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Economics
1995, 1999 Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, Stanford
Graduate School of Business
2000-2002 Visiting Professor at the Institute for Applied
Business Administration and Management,
University of Karlsruhe
2002-2007 Full Professor of International Management at the
Faculty of Business and Economics, RWTH
Aachen University
Since 2007 Professor for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
and Entrepreneurship, University of Mannheim
Director of the Institute for SME Research
(ifm Mannheim)
Since 2008 Research Professor at ZEW Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Member of the Academy of Management
Member of the Schmalenbachgesellschaft
Member of the European Group of Organization Studies
(EGOS)
Member of the Verein fr Socialpolitik

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung
German American Academic Council (GAAC)
Stifterverband fr die Deutsche Wissenschaft
DAAD

Selected Editorial Activities:


Reviewer at Academy of Management Journal (AMJ)
Journal of Industrial Economics (JIE)
Organization Studies (OS)
Zeitschrift fr betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung (ZfbF)
Management International Review (MIR)

Significant Publications:
Yipeng, Liu and Michael Woywode (2013): Light-touch Integration of Chinese Cross-Border M&A: The Influences of Culture and
Absorptive Capacity, in: Thunderbird International Business Review, 55(4): 469-483.
Woywode, Michael, Detlef Keese and Jan Tnzler (2012): The
Corporate Governance of Family Firms, in: ZGR, 2012, 418-445.
Licht, Georg, Gordon Murray and Michael Woywode (2009): Timing of International Market Entry of UK and German HighTech-Start-ups, in: Zeitschrift fr Betriebswirtschaft, Issue 1, pp.
83-105.
Beck, Klaus, Josef Brderl and Michael Woywode (2008): Momentum or Deceleration? Theoretical and Methodological Reflections on the Analysis of Organizational Change, in: Academy of
Management Journal, Vol. 51, Issue. 3, pp. 413-435.
Horvath, Michael and Michael Woywode (2005): The Entrepreneurial Choice of Limited Liability, in: Journal of Institutional
and Theoretical Economics, Vol. 161, No. 4, pp. 681-707.
Barnett, William and Michael Woywode (2004): From Red Vienna
to the Anschluss: Ideological Competition among Viennese
Newspapers during the Rise of National Socialism, in: American
Journal of Sociology, Vol. 109, No. 6, pp. 1452-1499.
Woywode, Michael (2004): Determinanten des Wachstums und
Scheiterns von Unternehmen: Eine lerntheoretische Erklrung der
Unternehmensentwicklung und ihre empirische berprfung, in:
Zeitschrift fr Betriebswirtschaft, Vol. 74, No. 10, pp. 1009-1046.

Dr. Suleika Bort


Institute for SME Research, Chair of SME Research and Entrepreneurship
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2762, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2892
bort@ifm.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Networks, Institutions,
Industry evolution

Curriculum Vitae:

2011

2002

Diplom-Kauffrau (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


University of Mannheim
2003-2009 Research and Teaching Assistant at the Chair of
Organizational Behavior (Prof. Kieser),
University of Mannheim
2007
Visiting Scholar, Management and Organizations
Department, Kellogg School of Management,
Northwestern University, Evanston
2009
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
2009-2013 Assistant Professor at the Chair of Strategic and
International Management (Prof. Al-Laham),
University of Mannheim

Visiting Scholar, Stanford University, Stanford,


California, USA
2013-2014 Interim Full Professor at the Chair of Strategic
Management, University of Kaiserslautern
Since 2014 Assistant Professor at the Institute for SME research,
Chair of SME research and entrepreneurship (Prof.
Woywode), University of Mannheim
Significant Publications:
SME internationalization modes in the German biotechnology industry: The influence of imitation, network position, and international experience (with Marie Oehme) Journal of International
Business Studies (2015), Vol. 46, pp. 629655.

Professor Dr. Laura Marie Schons


Assistant Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility
schons@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Corporate Social Responsibility, Consumer Responsibility and Sustainable Behavior,
Stakeholder Management, Innovative Business Models and Pricing Mechanisms

Curriculum Vitae:
2007-2011 Doctoral student at the Ruhr University of Bochum
2011-2015 Post-doc at the Ruhr University Bochum
Since 2016 Assistant Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility, University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Johannes Habel, Laura Marie Schons, Sascha Alavi, and Jan
Wieseke (2016): Warm Glow or Extra Charge? The Ambivalent
Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility Activities on Customers
Perceived Price Fairness, Journal of Marketing, January 2016,
Vol. 80, No. 1, pp. 84-105.

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Till Haumann, Pascal Gntrkn, Laura Marie Schons, and Jan


Wieseke (2015): Engaging Customers in Coproduction Processes: How Value-Enhancing and Intensity-Reducing Communication Strategies Mitigate the Negative Effects of Coproduction
Intensity, Journal of Marketing, November 2015, Vol. 79, No.
6, pp. 17-33.
Laura Marie Schons, John Cadogan, and Roumpini Tsakona
(2015): Should Charity Begin at Home? An Empirical Investigation on Consumer's Responses to Companies' Varying Geographical Allocations of Donation Budget, Journal of Business
Ethics, published online: August 2015.

Dr. Julia Thaler


Chair of Public & Nonprofit Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1724
julia.thaler@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Human Resource Management & Sustainable Governance and Organization Management in Public Institutions, Nonprofit Organizations and Cross-sector Collaborations

Curriculum Vitae:
2007

Diplom-Kauffrau im Europastudiengang (M.Sc. in


European Business Administration), University of
Bamberg & Diplme de l'cole Suprieure de Commerce de Montpellier (M.Sc. in Business Administration), Montpellier Business School
2012
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2012 Assistant Professor of Business Administration,
Public & Nonprofit Management,
University of Mannheim

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Significant Publications:
Thaler, Julia/Helmig, Bernd (2015): Do codes of conduct and
ethical leadership influence public employees attitudes and behaviours? An experimental analysis, in: Public Management Review, published online before print, doi: 10.1080/14719037.
2015.1103890.

Winter, Vera/Thaler, Julia (2015): Does motivation matter for


employer choices? A discrete-choice analysis of medical students' decisions among public, nonprofit and for-profit hospitals, in: Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, published
online before print, doi: 10.1177/0899764015597784.

Area
Marketing

Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christian Homburg


Chair of Business-to-Business Marketing, Sales & Pricing
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1555, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1556
homburg@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Market-Oriented Management
Customer Relationship Management
Sales Management
Pricing

Curriculum Vitae:
1986
1988
1989-1992
1993
1993-1995
1995
1995-1998
Since 1999

2001-2004
2006-2010
2007-2014

Diploma (M.Sc.) in Business Administration and


Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe
Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Marketing,
University of Karlsruhe
Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Planning,
KSB AG, Frankenthal
Assistant Professor at the Marketing Department,
University of Mainz
Assistant Professor at the Marketing Department,
WHU Koblenz
Habilitation in Business Administration,
University of Mainz
Otto-Beisheim Professor of Business Administration
and Marketing, WHU Koblenz
Professor of Business Administration and
Marketing, University of Mannheim
Director of the Institute for Market-Oriented
Management
Academic Director of the European MBA Program,
University of Mannheim
President of Mannheim Business School gGmbH
Professorial Fellow at the Department of Management and Marketing, University of Melbourne

Selected Memberships:
German Association for Business Administration
Association of University Professors of Business Administration
American Marketing Association (AMA)
European Marketing Academy (EMAC)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


1st Honorary Doctoral Degree of the Copenhagen Business
School (2006)
2nd Honorary Doctoral Degree of the TU Bergakademie
Freiberg (2008)
Numerous international awards/prizes by the American
Marketing Association, the Academy of Marketing Science
and the Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing

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Selected Editorial Activities:


Journal of Marketing, Area-Editor
Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Editorial Board
Member
International Journal of Research in Marketing, Senior Editor

Significant Publications:
S. Hohenberg, Ch. Homburg (2016), Motivating Sales Reps for Innovation Selling in Different Cultures, Journal of Marketing,
forthcoming.
A. Vomberg, Ch. Homburg, T. Bornemann (2015), Talented People
and Strong Brands: The Contribution of Human Capital and Brand
Equity to Firm Value, Strategic Management Journal, 36, 2122-2131.
Ch. Homburg, L. Ehm, M. Artz (2015), Measuring and Managing
Consumer Sentiment in an Online Community Environment, Journal of Marketing Research, 52, 5, 629-641.
Ch. Homburg, M. Schwemmle, C. Kuehnl (2015), New Product Design: Concept, Measurement, and Consequences, Journal of Marketing, 79, 3, 41-56.
Ch. Homburg, A. Hahn, T. Bornemann, P. Sandner (2014), The
Role of Chief Marketing Officers for Venture Capital Funding: Endowing New Ventures with Marketing Legitimacy, Journal of Marketing Research, 51, 5, 625-644.
Ch. Homburg, H. Wilczek, A. Hahn (2014), Looking Beyond the
Horizon: How to Approach the Customers' Customers in Businessto-Business Markets, Journal of Marketing, 78, 5, 58-77.
Ch. Homburg, J. Vollmayr, A. Hahn (2014), Firm Value Creation
Through Major Channel Expansions: Evidence from an Event
Study in the United States, Germany, and China, Journal of Marketing, 78, 3, 38-61.
Ch. Homburg, M. Stierl, T. Bornemann (2013), Corporate Social
Responsibility in Business-to-Business Markets How Organizational Customers Account for Supplier CSR Engagement, Journal
of Marketing, 77, 11, 54-72.

Professor Dr. Florian Kraus


Dr. Werner Jackstdt Endowed Chair of Sales & Services Marketing
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2662, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2672
office-kraus@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Sales Management
Services Marketing
Personal Selling

Curriculum Vitae:
2000-2005 Study of Business Administration,
Philipps-University Marburg
2005
Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business
Administration), Philipps-University Marburg
2005-2008 Doctoral Studies in Business Administration,
Focus: Services Marketing and Sales Management
2008
Dr. rer. pol (Ph.D. in Marketing),
Philipps-University Marburg
2008-2009 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, C. T. Bauer College
of Business, University of Houston, USA
2009-2010 Assistant Professor at the Marketing Department,
Ruhr-University Bochum
Since 2011 Professor of Business Administration and
Marketing, University of Mannheim
Since 2013 Academic Director Part-Time MBA, Mannheim
Business School
Since 2014 Academic Director Full-Time MBA, Mannheim
Business School

Selected Memberships:
American Marketing Association (AMA)
Association of University Professors of Business Administration
(Germany)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


2013 AMA Excellence in Research Award for the Journal of
Marketing Paper titled "Multiple Identification Foci and Their
Countervailing Effects on Salespeople's Negative Headquarters
Stereotypes"

Selected Editorial Activities:


Editorial Board member of the Journal of Personal Selling &
Sales Management
Editorial Board member of the British Journal of Management
Journal of Marketing
Journal of Retailing

Significant Publications:
"When Sales Managers and Salespeople Disagree in the Appreciation for their Firm: The Phenomenon of Organizational Identification Tension" (with T. Haumann, M. Ahearne, J. Wieseke),
Journal of Retailing, forthcoming.
"Performance Impact of Middle Managers' Adaptive Strategy Implementation: the Role of Social Capital" (2014, with M. Ahearne,
S. Lam), Strategic Management Journal, 35 (1), 68-87.
"It's a Matter of Congruence: How Interpersonal Identification
between Sales Managers and Salespersons Shapes Sales Success"
(2013, with M. Ahearne, T. Haumann, J. Wieseke), Journal of the
Academy of Marketing Science, 41 (6), 625-648. [Lead Article]
"Intrafunctional Competitive Intelligence and Sales Performance:
A Social Network Perspective" (2013, with M. Ahearne, S. Lam, B.
Hayati), Journal of Marketing, 77 (5), 37-56.
"On the Role of Empathy in Customer-Employee Interactions"
(2012, with A. Geigenmller, J. Wieseke), Journal of Service Research, 15 (3), 71-87.
"Toward A Contingency Framework of Interpersonal Influence in
Organizational Identification Diffusion" (2012, with M. Ahearne,
S. Lam, J. Wieseke), Organizational Behavior and Human Decision
Processes, 118 (2), 168-172.
"Multiple Identification Foci and Their Countervailing Effects on
Salespeople's Negative Headquarters Stereotypes" (2012, with J.
Wieseke, M. Ahearne, S. Mikolon), Journal of Marketing, 76 (3),
1-20. [Lead Article]
"How Leaders' Motivation Transfers to Customer Service Representatives" (2011, with J. Wieseke, S. Alavi, T. Kessler-Thnes),
Journal of Service Research, 14 (2), 214-233.
The Diffusion of Market Orientation throughout the Organization: A Social Learning Theory Perspective" (2010, with M. Ahearne, S. Lam), Journal of Marketing, 74 (5), 61-79.

Professor Dr. Sabine Kuester


Chair of Marketing & Innovation
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2388, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2398
kuester@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Marketing of Innovations
Competitive Marketing Strategy
Marketing Management
International Marketing

Curriculum Vitae:
1990
1995
1995-1999
1998-2002
2003-2005

Since 2005
Since 2006
2007-2014
Since 2015

M.Sc., University of Cologne


Ph.D., London Business School
Assistant Professor of Marketing, ESSEC (France)
Visiting Professor of Marketing,
New York University (USA)
Professor of International Marketing and Management, Vienna University of Business and Economics,
Wirtschaftsuniversitt Wien (Austria)
Professor of Business Administration and
Marketing, University of Mannheim
Co-Director of the Institute of Market-Oriented
Management (IMU)
Academic Director Full-time MBA,
Mannheim Business School
Associate Dean, Faculty of Business,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
American Marketing Association (AMA)
European Marketing Academy (EMAC)
Verband der Hochschullehrer fr Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (VHB)
(German Academic Association for Business Research)
Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft fr Betriebswirtschaft e.V.

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Paper Award, American Marketing Association Winter
Educators Conference
S. Tamer Cavusgil Award for the Best Article that Advances
the Practice of International Marketing Management
Best Paper Award, NeuroPsychoEconomics
Mannheim Business School Excellence in Executive Teaching Award
Mannheim Business School Outstanding Commitment Award

Selected Editorial Activities:


Journal of Business Research (Editorial Board Member)
Schriftenreihe des Instituts fr Marktorientierte Unternehmensfhrung (Co-Editor)
About 9 national and international academic journals (Reviewer)

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Significant Publications:
Kuester, S. / Feurer, S. /Schuhmacher, M. / Reinartz, D. (2015):
Comparing the Incomparable? How Consumers Judge the Price
Fairness of New Products, International Journal of Research in
Marketing 32(3).
Kuester, S. / Hess, S. / Herrmann, A. (2015): The Role of Defaults
in Preventing Innovation Rejection, International Journal of Innovation Management, 19(2).
Kuester, S. / Schuhmacher, M. / Broermann, B. / Worgul, A. (2013):
Sectoral Heterogeneity in New Service Development: An Exploratory Study of Service Types and Success Factors, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 30(3).
Kuester, S. / Homburg, C. / Hess, S. (2012): Externally Directed
and Internally Directed Market Launch Management: The Role of
Organizational Factors in Influencing New Product Success, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 29(S1).
Homburg, C. / Kuester, S. / Beutin, N. / Menon A. (2005): Customer Benefits in Business-to-Business Markets: A Cross-Cultural
Comparison, Journal of International Marketing, 13(3).
Montaguti, E. / Kuester, S. / Robertson, T.S. (2002): Entry Strategy for
Radical Product Innovations: A Conceptual Model and Propositional
Inventory, International Journal of Research in Marketing, 19(1).
Kuester, S. / Homburg, C. / Robertson, T.S. / Schfer, H. (2001):
Verteidigungsstrategien gegen neue Wettbewerber, Zeitschrift fr
Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 71(10).
Homburg, C. / Kuester, S. (2001): Toward an Improved Understanding of Industrial Buying Behavior: Determinants of the Number
of Suppliers, Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing, 8(2).
Kuester, S. / Gatignon, H. / Robertson T.S. (2000): Firm Strategy
and Diffusion Speed, in: New-Product Diffusion Models, V. Mahajan, E. Muller & Y. Wind (Eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Kuester, S. / Homburg, C. / Robertson, T.S. (1999): Retaliatory Behavior to New Product Entry, Journal of Marketing, 63(4).

Professor Dr. Florian Stahl


Chair of Quantitative Marketing and Consumer Analytics
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1563
florian.stahl@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Branding and Brand Management
Consumer Behavior and Consumer Choice Models
Digital Marketing (esp. Social Media and Social Networks)
Pricing and Price Strategies

Curriculum Vitae:
2001
20012005

2005
2005-2008
20082013

Since 2013

Licentiatus oeconomiae publicae (lic. oec. publ.),


University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Research Assistant at the Institute for Media and
Communication Management (Prof. Dr. Andreas
Herrmann, Prof. Dr. Beat Schmid), University of St.
Gallen, Switzerland
Dr. oec HSG, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen,
Switzerland
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Columbia Business
School, New York, U.S.
Assistant Professor of Marketing, Department of
Business Administration, University of Zurich,
Switzerland
Professor of Marketing, Department of Business
Administration, University of Mannheim, Germany

Selected Memberships:
American Marketing Association (AMA)
American Economic Association (AEA)
European Marketing Academy (EMA)
Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences
(INFORMS)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Winner Robert D. Buzzell MSI Best Paper Award 2012
Winner H. Paul Root Award, 2012
Finalist Harold H. Maynard Award, 2012
IJRM Best Paper Award 2014

Selected Editorial Activities:


Ad hoc reviewer of about 8 international scientific journals

Significant Publications:
Halbheer, D. / Stahl, F. / Koenigsberg, O. / Lehmann D. R. (2014):
Choosing a Digital Content Strategy: How Much Should be Free?,
International Journal of Research in Marketing, Vol. 31 (2).
Stahl, F. / Heitmann, M. / Lehmann D. R. / Neslin, S. (2012): The
Impact of Brand Equity on Customer Acquisition, Retention, and
Profit Margin, Journal of Marketing, Vol. 76 (4).
Ansari, A. / Koenigsberg, O. / Stahl, F. (2011): Modeling Multiple
Relationships in Social Networks, Journal of Marketing Research,
Vol. 48 (4).
Stahl, F. / Maass, W. (2006): Adoption and Diffusion in Electronic
Markets: An Empirical Analysis of Attributes Influencing the Adoption of Paid Content, Electronic Markets, Vol. 16 (3).
Stahl, F. / Schfer, M.-F. / Maass, W. (2004): Strategies for Selling
Paid Content on Newspaper and Magazine Web Sites: An Empirical Analysis of Bundling and Splitting of News and Magazine
Articles, International Journal on Media Management, Vol. 6 (3).

Dr. Carmen-Maria Albrecht


Chair of Quantitative Marketing & Consumer Analytics
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1573, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1571
carmen-maria.albrecht@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Consumer Behavior, Branding
Stress and Coping Research in Marketing

Curriculum Vitae:
2004

Diplom-Kauffrau (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


University of Mannheim
2008
Visiting Scholar, Rawls College of Business,
Texas Tech University
2009
Visiting Assistant Professor of Marketing,
Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University
2009
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2009 Assistant Professor of Marketing,
University of Mannheim
2013-2014 Visiting Scholar, Columbia Business School,
Columbia University

Significant Publications:
Drivers of Brand Extension Success: What Really Matters for Luxury Brands (with Christof Backhaus, Hannes Gurzki, and David
Woisetschlger), in: Psychology & Marketing (2013), Vol. 30, No.
8, pp. 647659.
The Relevance of Irrelevance in Brand Communication (with
Marcus M. Neumann, Tobias E. Haber, and Hans H. Bauer), in:
Psychology & Marketing (2011), Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 1-28.
Can Brands Do Harm? Antecedents to and Consequences of Adolescents' Perceived Brand Stress (with Hans H. Bauer and Nicola
Stokburger-Sauer), in: AMA Summer Marketing Educators' Conference Proceedings (2007), Washington D.C. (best paper track award).

Dr. Sebastian Hohenberg


Chair of Business-to-Business Marketing, Sales & Pricing
Phone: +49(0)621/181-3698, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1556
sebastian.hohenberg@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Sales Management, International Marketing,
Innovation Management

Curriculum Vitae:
2011

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business


Administration), University of Mannheim
2015
Dr. rer.pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2015 Assistant Professor of Marketing,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Sebastian Hohenberg and Christian Homburg: Motivating Sales
Reps for Innovation Selling in Different Cultures. Journal of Marketing, In-Press.
Business Modelizer Sustainably Managing Customer Satisfaction
(with Mhlhuser, S., Gehring, A.), in: Ch. Homburg (eds.): Kundenzufriedenheit (2016), 9th ed., Wiesbaden: Springer-Gabler.

Dr. Christina Khnl


Chair of Business-to-Business Marketing, Sales & Pricing
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1549, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1556
ckuehnl@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Innovation and Technology Marketing,
Marketing Strategy, Consumer Behavior

Curriculum Vitae:
2006

Diplom-Kauffrau (M.Sc. in Business Administration),


University of Mannheim
2010
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2010 Assistant Professor of Marketing,
University of Mannheim
2012 and Visiting Assistant Professor, USC Marshall
2013/2014 School of Business, Los Angeles
Significant Publications:
C. Homburg, M. Schwemmle, and C. Kuehnl (2015), New Product
Design: Concept, Measurement, and Consequences, Journal of Marketing, 79 (03), 4156.

Customer Experience Management: Towards implementing an


evolving marketing concept, Journal of the Academy of Marketing
Science: forthcoming (C. Homburg, D. Jozic).
Ch. Homburg, C. Kuehnl (2014), Is the more always the better? A
comparative study of success drivers in new product and new service development, Journal of Business Research, 67 (7), 13601367.
C. Kuehnl, A. Mantau (2013), Same sound, same preference? Investigating sound symbolism effects in international brand names,
International Journal of Research in Marketing, 30 (4), 417420.
Ch. Homburg, A. Frst, C. Kuehnl (2012), Ensuring International Competitiveness: A Configurative Approach to Foreign Marketing Subsidiaries, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 40 (02), 290-312.

Dr. Jana Prigge


Chair of Business-to-Business Marketing, Sales, and Pricing
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1269
jana.prigge@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Product and Innovation Management,
International Marketing & Management, Sales Management

Curriculum Vitae:
2003
2005
2008
2011
2014

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Master of Business Administration (MBA),


University of Hartford
Diplom-Kauffrau (MSc in Business),
University of Mannheim
Dr. rer. pol., (PhD in Business),
University of Mannheim
Assistant Professor of Marketing,
University of Mannheim
Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute for
the Study of Business Markets (ISBM),
The Pennsylvania State University

Significant Publications:
A Customer Perspective on Product Eliminations: How the Removal of Products Affects Customers and Business Relationships,
Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 2010, 38, 5, 531549; with Ch. Homburg & A. Frst.
Homburg, Christian and Jana-Kristin Prigge (2014), Exploring
Subsidiary Desire for Autonomy A Conceptual Framework and
Empirical Findings, Journal of International Marketing, forthcoming.

PD Dr. Monika C. Schuhmacher


Chair of Marketing & Innovation
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2378, Fax: +49(0)621/181-2398
schuhmacher@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Product and Service Innovation Management
Launch of Product and Service Innovations

Curriculum Vitae:
2003

Master of Business Administration,


University of North Carolina in Greensboro
2005
Diplom-Kauffrau (M.Sc. in Business
Administration), University of Mannheim
2009
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business), University of Mannheim
Since 2009 Assistant Professor of Marketing, University of
Mannheim
2015
Habilitation (Venia legendi)
Significant Publications:
Feurer, Sven, Schuhmacher, Monika C., Kuester, Sabine (2015), Divide
Tariffs and Prosper? A Focus on the Role of Need for Cognition, Marketing ZFP Journal of Research and Management, 37 (2), 102-110.

Kuester, Sabine, Feurer, Sven, Schuhmacher, Monika, Reinartz, Dominik (2015), Comparing the Incomparable? How Consumers
Judge the Price Fairness of New Products, International Journal
of Research in Marketing, 32 (3), 272-283.
Kuester, Sabine, Schuhmacher, Monika, Broermann, Barbara, Worgul, Andreas (2013), Sectoral Heterogeneity of Service Development: An Exploratory Study of Service Types and Success Factors,
Journal of Product Innovation Management, 30 (3), 533-544.
Schuhmacher, Monika C., Sergej von Janda, and Arch Woodside
(2013), "Configural theory of why people shop for clothes: personal attribute explanations of four stalwart segments," Journal
of Global Fashion Marketing, 5, (1), 1-25.

Professor Dr. Arnd Vomberg


Assistant Professor for Empirical Research Methods
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1783
arnd.vomberg@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Strategic Marketing, Strategic Human Resource Management,
Sales and Customer Relationship Management, Online Pricing

Curriculum Vitae:
2009

Diplom-Kaufmann (M.Sc. in Business


Administration), University of Mannheim
2013
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
University of Mannheim
Since 2013 Assistant Professor of Marketing,
University of Mannheim
Since 2014 Junior Professor for Empirical Research Methods,
University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
The Loss of Marketing Departments Influence: Is It Really Happening? And Why Worry?, 2015, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 43 (1), 1-13 (with Ch. Homburg, P. Grimm, and
M. Enke).
Talented People and Strong Brands: The Contribution of Human
Capital and Brand Equity to Firm Value, 2015, Strategic Management Journal, 36, 2122-2131 (with Ch. Homburg and T. Bornemann).

Area
Operations
Management

Professor Dr. Christoph Bode


Endowed Chair of Procurement
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1659, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1653
bode@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Buyer-supplier relationships, Innovation in interfirm networks,
Purchasing and supply management, Supply chain risks and disruptions,
Sustainability

Curriculum Vitae:
2005

Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur (M.Sc. in Business


Engineering), University of Karlsruhe
2008
Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business Administration),
WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management
2008-2013 Lecturer, Department of Management, Technology,
and Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)
2013-2014 Assistant Professor (tenured), Department of
Organization and Strategy, Tilburg University
2014
Habilitation, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Zurich (ETH Zurich)
Since 2014 Professor of Procurement, University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Academy of Management (AOM)
Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)
German Operations Research Society (GOR)
International Purchasing & Supply Education and Research
Association (IPSERA)
Institute for Operations Research and the Management
Sciences (INFORMS)
Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Best Paper Awards: DSI Annual Conference (2015), IPSERA
Annual Conference (2014), European DSI Annual Conference
(2011)
Best Reviewer Awards: Journal of Operations Management
(2012 and 2013), Journal of Supply Chain Management (2011)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Associate Editor: Journal of Supply Chain Management,
Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management
Editorial Board Member: Journal of Management Studies,
Journal of Operations Management
Ad-hoc reviewer for about 15 ISI-ranked journals

Significant Publications:
Busse, C., Mahlendorf, M. D., & Bode, C. (2016). The ABC for studying the too-much-of-a-good-thing effect: A competitive mediation framework linking antecedents, benefits, and costs.
Organizational Research Methods, forthcoming.
Bode, C., & Wagner, S. M. (2015). Structural drivers of upstream
supply chain complexity and the frequency of supply chain disruptions. Journal of Operations Management, 36, 215-228.
Bode, C., Hbner, D., & Wagner, S. M. (2014). Managing financially distressed suppliers: An exploratory study. Journal of Supply
Chain Management, 50(4), 24-43.
Wagner, S. M., & Bode, C. (2014). Supplier relationship-specific
investments and the role of safeguards for supplier innovation
sharing. Journal of Operations Management, 32(3), 65-78.
Gurard, S., Bode, C., & Gustafsson, R. (2013). Turning point mechanisms in a dualistic process model of institutional emergence:
The case of the diesel particulate filter in Germany. Organization
Studies, 34(5-6), 781-822.
Bode, C., Wagner, S. M., Petersen, K. J., & Ellram, L. M. (2011).
Understanding responses to supply chain disruptions: Insights
from information processing and resource dependence perspectives. Academy of Management Journal, 54(4), 833-856.
Niranjan, T. T., Wagner, S. M., & Bode, C. (2011). An alternative
theoretical explanation and empirical insights into overordering
behavior in supply chains. Decision Sciences, 42(4), 859-888.
Wagner, S. M., Bode, C., & Koziol, P. (2009). Supplier default dependencies: Empirical evidence from the automotive industry. European Journal of Operational Research, 199(1), 150-161.

Professor Dr. Moritz Fleischmann


Chair of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1655, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1653
mfleischmann@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Supply Chain Management and Inventory Management
Revenue Management and Demand Fulfillment
E-Fulfillment and Multi-Channel Distribution
Closed-Loop and Sustainable Supply Chains

Curriculum Vitae:
1996

Diploma in Business Mathematics,


University of Ulm
2000
Ph.D. in General Management,
Erasmus University Rotterdam
2000
Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods,
Rotterdam School of Management
2005
Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management,
Rotterdam School of Management
Since 2009 Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain
Management, University of Mannheim
Since 2011 Academic Director ESSEC-Mannheim Modular
EMBA, Mannheim Business School

Selected Memberships:
German Operations Research Society (GOR)
Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
Institute for Operations Research and the Management
Sciences (Informs)
Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL)
Verband der Hochschullehrer fr Betriebswirtschaft (VHB)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


ERIM Dissertation Award, Erasmus Research Institute of
Management
Doctoral Dissertation Award, Council of Logistics
Management (CLM)
Dissertation Award, Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Operations
Research

Selected Editorial Activities:


Production and Operations Management (POM)
Senior Editor
Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research (APJOR)
Associate Editor

Significant Publications:
Tiemessen, H.G.H., M. Fleischmann, G.J. van Houtum, J.A.E.E. van
Nunen, and E. Pratsini Dynamic Demand Fulfillment in Spare
Parts Networks With Multiple Customer Classes, European Journal of Operational Research 228(2): 367-380, 2013.
Hahler, S., M. Fleischmann, The Value of Acquisition Price Differentiation in Reverse Logistics, Journal of Business Economics
83(1): 1-28, 2013.
Agatz, N., A. Campbell, M. Fleischmann, and M. Savelsbergh,
"Time Slot Management in Attended Home Delivery", Transportation Science 45(3): 435-449, 2011.
Quante, R., H. Meyr, and M. Fleischmann, Revenue Management
and Demand Fulfillment: Applications, Models, and Software", OR
Spectrum Volume 31(1): 31-62, 2009.
Fleischmann, M., J.M. Hall, and D.F. Pyke, Smart Pricing Linking Pricing Decisions with Operational Insights", MIT Sloan Management Review 45(2): 9-13, 2004.
Fleischmann, M., J. van Nunen, and B. Grve, Integrating Closed-Loop Supply Chains and Spare Parts Management at IBM",
Interfaces 33(6): 44-56, 2003.
Fleischmann, M. and R. Kuik, On Optimal Inventory Control with
Stochastic Item Returns", European Journal of Operational Research 151(1): 25-37, 2003.
Fleischmann, M., P. Beullens, J.M. Bloemhof-Ruwaard and L.N.
Van Wassenhove, The Impact of Product Recovery on Logistics
Network Design", Production and Operations Management 10(2):
156-173, 2001.
Fleischmann, M., J. Bloemhof-Ruwaard, R. Dekker, E. van der
Laan, J. van Nunen, and L.N. Van Wassenhove, Quantitative Models for Reverse Logistics: A Review", European Journal of Operational Research 103: 1-17, 1997.

Professor Dr. Cornelia Schn


Chair of Service Operations Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2442
cschoen@mail.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Service Design
(Service) Operations Management
Product Line Design Optimization
Revenue Management

Curriculum Vitae:
1997
1998
1999-2002

2002
2002-2008
2008
2008-2009

2009-2013

Since 2013

MBA, University of Massachusetts at Boston


Diploma in Business Engineering, University of
Karlsruhe
Teaching and Research Assistant at the Institute of
Operations Research, University of Karlsruhe, Chair
Prof. Dr. Neumann
Research Project on "Quantitative Decision Making
for Designing and Pricing Telecom Services", supported by Deutsche Telekom
Doctoral Degree "Dr. rer. pol.", School of Economics
and Business Engineering, University of Karlsruhe
Lecturer and Postdoc Researcher at the Institute of
Operations Research, University of Karlsruhe
Habilitation at the University of Karlsruhe, Venia
Legendi for Business Administration
Assistant Professor at the Institute of Operations
Research, University of Karlsruhe
Guest Lecturer at the Business School as well as the
Centre for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) of
the University of Mannheim
Lecturer at the Hector School of Engineering and
Management, Karlsruhe
Full Professor of Operations Management at Leibniz University Hannover and GISMA Business
School
Visiting Professor for Service Operations Management
at Krannert Business School, Purdue University
Full Professor and holder of the Chair of Service
Operations Management at the Business School of
the University of Mannheim
Academic Director of the ESSEC-Mannheim Weekend
Executive MBA Program at Mannheim Business School

Selected Memberships:
GOR
INFORMS
AGIFORS

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


20032006 "Margarete von Wrangell" Post-Doc Research
Scholarship of the State of Baden-Wrttemberg
20042005 Post-Doc Research Scholarship "Elitefrderprogramm der Landesstiftung Baden-Wrttemberg"
2006 Scientific Award of the School of Economics and Business Engineering, University of Karlsruhe (Rudolf Henn Prize
for Operations Research)

Selected Editorial Activities:


Ad-hoc reviewer for leading national and international journals

Significant Publications:
Customer Preferences for Service Process Automation and Implications for Optimal Service Design A Case Study from the Unified Communications Market in Germany, Wirtschaftsinformatik
Proceedings 2013 (with H. Weinreich).
On the Product Line Selection Problem, Management Science
56(5), May 2010, 896-902.
On the product line selection problem under attraction choice
models of consumer behavior, European Journal of Operational
Research 206(1), 2010, 260-264.
Optimal Dynamic Price Selection under Attraction Choice Models,
European Journal of Operational Research 205(3), 2010, 650-660.
Integrated Airline Schedule Design, Fleet Assignment and Pricing,
in: D. Mattfeld et al. (Eds.): Informations- und Kommunikationssysteme in Supply Chain Management, Logistik und Transport,
DSOR Beitrge zur Wirtschaftsinformatik, Vol. 5, 73-88, 2008.
Optimal Service Design, Habilitation Thesis, University of Karlsruhe, 2008.
Entscheidungsuntersttzung fr das Preismanagement von Telekommunikations-Dienstleistungen, Gabler Schriften zur quantitativen Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Wiesbaden, 2003.

Professor Dr. Raik Stolletz


Chair of Production Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1578, Fax: +49(0)621/181-1579
stolletz@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Quantitative Decision Support in Production Management
Performance Analysis and Optimization of Dynamic and Stochastic Systems
Design of Lean Production Systems
Operations Scheduling

Curriculum Vitae:
1999
2002

Dipl.-Math. oec., Technical University of Berlin


Dr. rer. pol. (Ph.D. in Business),
Technical University of Clausthal
2009
Habilitation, Leibniz University of Hannover
2009-2010 Associate Professor for Operations Management,
Department of Management Engineering,
Technical University of Denmark
Since 2010 Professor for Production Management,
University of Mannheim

Selected Memberships:
Institute for Operations Research and the Management
Sciences (INFORMS)
Production & Operations Management Society (POMS)
German Society of Operations Research (GOR)

Prizes, Awards, Honors:


Dissertation Award of the German Society of Operations
Research (2003)
Scholarship holder of the Erich-Becker-Stiftung (2006-2009)
Award for excellent teaching, Leibniz University of Hannover
(2009)
Best Conference Paper Award, German Academic Association
for Business Research (2009)

Selected Editorial Activities:


OR Spectrum, Member of the Advisory Board
Flexible Services and Manufacturing, Member of the editorial
board

Significant Publications:
Selinka, G., A. Franz, and R. Stolletz (2016): Time-dependent performance approximation of truck handling operations at an air
cargo terminal. Computers & Operations Research 65, 164-173.

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Schwarz, J. A., G. Selinka, and R. Stolletz (2015): Performance


analysis of time-dependent queueing systems: survey and classification. Omega, DOI: 10.1016/j.omega.2015.10.013.
Weiss, S. and R. Stolletz (2015): Buffer allocation in stochastic
flow lines via sample-based optimization with initial bounds. OR
Spectrum 37 (4), 869-902.
Guhlich, H., M. Fleischmann, and R. Stolletz (2015): Revenue management approach to due date quoting and scheduling in an assemble-to-order production system. OR Spectrum 37 (4), 951-982.
Lieder, A., D. Briskorn, and R. Stolletz (2015): A dynamic programming approach for the aircraft landing problem with aircraft classes. European Journal of Operational Research 243 (1), 61-69.
Stolletz, R. and E. Zamorano (2014): A rolling planning horizon
heuristic for scheduling agents with different qualifications. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review
68, 3952.
Stolletz, R. and S. Lagershausen (2013): Time-dependent performance evaluation for loss-waiting queues with arbitrary distributions. International Journal of Production Research 51 (5),
1366-1378.
Roubos, A., G. Koole, and R. Stolletz (2012): Service-level variability of inbound call centers. Manufacturing & Service Operations
Management 14 (3), 402-413.
Stolletz, R. and J. O. Brunner (2012): Fair optimization of fortnightly physician schedules with flexible shifts. European Journal
of Operational Research 219 (3), 622-629.
Barth, W., M. Manitz, and R. Stolletz (2010). Analysis of two-level
support systems with time-dependent overflow - A banking application. Production and Operations Management 19, 757-768.
Stolletz, R. (2008). Approximation of the non-stationary M(t) /
M(t) / c(t)-queue using stationary queueing models: The stationary backlog-carryover approach. European Journal of Operational Research 190 (2), 478-493.

Dr. Esther Mohr


Chair of Service Operations Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-2659
mohr@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Decision Making based on Partial Information, Combinatorial Optimization
Online Algorithms, Competitive Analysis applied to Business Problems

Curriculum Vitae:
2007

Technischer Diplom-Volkswirt, Fachrichtung Informatik / Operations Research (M. Sc. in Economics


Engineering), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
(KIT)
2011
Dr. rer. nat. (Ph. D. in Natural Sciences) Saarland
University and Max-Planck Institute for Informatics,
Saarbrcken
2012; 2013 Vertretung Prof. Dr.-Ing. G. Schmidt (Lectureship),
Chair of Operations Research and Business Informatics, Saarland University
Since 2014 Assistant Professor for Service Operations Management, University of Mannheim

Significant Publications:
Online Algorithms for Conversion Problems: A Survey (with I.
Ahmad, G. Schmidt), Surveys in Operations Research and Management Science 19(2), pp. 87-104, 2014
Competitive Ratio as Coherent Measure of Risk (with I. Ahmad,
G. Schmidt), Operations Research Proceedings 2012, S. Helber et
al. (Eds.), pp. 63-69, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2014.
How much is it worth to know the future in online conversion
problems? (with G. Schmidt), Discrete Applied Mathematics 161
(10-11), pp. 1546-1555, 2013.

Dr. Jochen Schlapp


Chair of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1651
jschlapp@bwl.uni-mannheim.de
Main Fields of Research:
Incentive Conflicts in New Product Development, R&D, and Innovation Management, Inventory Management under Multi-dimensional Uncertainties

Curriculum Vitae:
2009
2010

B.Sc. (Industrial Engineering), TU Darmstadt


M.Phil. (Management Science and Operations),
University of Cambridge
2014
Visiting Researcher, INSEAD, Fontainebleau
2014
Dr. rer. pol. (PhD in Business), University of
Mannheim
Since 2015 Assistant Professor of Operations Management,
University of Mannheim
Since 2016 Visiting Scholar, INSEAD, Fontainebleau

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Significant Publications:
Schlapp, J., N. Oraiopoulos, V. Mak. 2015. Resource Allocation
Decisions under Imperfect Evaluation and Organizational Dynamics. Management Science, 61(9): 2139-2159.

Contact
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Business School
Deans Office
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68131 Mannheim, Germany
Phone: +49(0)621/181-1470
Fax: +49(0)621/181-1471
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