Dr. Nevena Toporova


Room: 0505.03.560
Phone: +49 89 289 24077
Fax: +49 89 289 24075
Mail: nevena.toporova@tum.de
Office hours: by appointment

Short biography

Since 06/2016 Research & Teaching Associate at the Chair of Corporate Management, Technical University of Munich
2013-2016 Research & Teaching Associate at the Chair of Management Accounting, RWTH Aachen University
2011 Visiting Researcher, Chair of International Personnel Management, University of Vienna
2009-2012 Research & Teaching Associate at the Chair for HR & Corporate Management, RWTH Aachen University
2008-2009Junior Executive, Corporate Center Human Resources, ThyssenKrupp AG
2008Diploma in Management, Business and Economics, RWTH Aachen University, (Dipl.-Kffr.)

Research Interest

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Work 4.0

Research Projects

Nevena's projects focus on labor economics with a special interest in the analysis of corporate data. Currently she is working on the digitization of processes in human resource departments.


Grund, C., Minten, A., & Toporova, N.: Motivation Assessments of Temporary Agency Workers – an Empirical Analysis Based on Appraisals Compiled by Hiring Companies. management revue 30 (1), 2019, 5-39.

Hopp, C., Minten, A., & Toporova, N.: Signaling, selection and transition: empirical evidence on stepping-stones and vicious cycles in temporary agency work. The International Journal of Human Resource Management (27(5)), 2016, 527-547.

Toporova, N.: Das Gender-Paradoxon der Arbeitsmotivation bei atypisch beschäftigten Arbeitnehmern - empirische Untersuchungen am Beispiel der Zeitarbeit. Die Unternehmung - Swiss Journal of Business Research and Practice 77 (1), 2023, 42-66.

Bör, M., Katz, C., Minrath, I., Toporova, N.: Kommunikation in digitalen Lehr- und Lernsettings im Online-Semester 2020. In: Hochschulen in der Pandemie. transcript Verlag, 2022.