Visiting researchers

David Fischer


Research Interests:

  • Behavioral Economics
  • Nudging
  • Experimental Research


Theresa Kaiser

McKinsey & Company

Research Interests:

  • Monetary and non-monetary employee incentives
  • Implications of the “future of work” on employee incentives

Maximilian Kern

Kies und Beton AG

Research Interests:

  • Family Firm
  • Human Ressource Management
  • Employee Commitment

Sabine Kuhn

Research Interests:

  • Business Model Design
  • Electromobility
  • Labeling / Sustainability

Verena Mückenhausen

ostermeier H2ydrogen Solutions

Research Interests:

  • Behavioral Economics (Nudging, Moral Balancing, Signaling)
  • (Sustainable) Consumption Patterns
  • Food waste


Julius Niemandt


Research Interests:

  • Family businesses
  • Succession
  • Crisis management

Phoebe Pawlik

BMW Group

Research Interests:

  • Chat- and voicebots
  • Human-AI interactions
  • Automation in premium customer care

Judith Pottbäcker

BMW Group

Research Interests:

  • Eye-tracking (Focus: Information Processing)
  • Decision making
  • Paradox of Choice
  • Big Data related topics

Annalena Pöppl

Siemens AG 

Research Interests:

  • Sustainability / Sustainable Supply Chain Management
  • Nudging
  • Drivers of Sustainable Behavior

Christoph Ratay


Research interests:

  • Circular economy
  • Consumer and user behavior

Katharina Reiter

BMW Group

Research Interests:

  • Algorithms, Artificial intelligence and digitalization
  • Performance and performance assessment

Junianna Zatsarnaja

BMW Group

Research Interests:

  • Charging behavior of BEV (battery electric vehicle) drivers
  • Personalization of charging experience
  • Nudging and incentives in electromobility

Susann Schleif

E & S Bildungs- und Betreuungskonzepte GmbH

Research Interests:

  • Person-Job-Fit 
  • Vocational Interests (RIASEC), Personality (Big Five)
  • Job Satisfaction, Commitment, Motivation in Social Care

Sven Colen

Roland Berger GmbH

Research Interests:

  • Industrial Sustainability
  • Relocalization & Internationalization
  • Developing Countries

Martina Wayand

Technische Universität München, TUM Center for Study & Teaching

Research Interests:

  • Behavioral Economics & Sustainability
  • Sustainability in Sport
  • Corporate Health Management  
  • Education for Sustainable Development

Marie Wehinger

Circular Republic by Unternehmertum

Research Interests:

  • Circular Economy
  • Sustainability Transitions
  • Interorganizational Collaboration

Jennifer Wieland

Boston Consulting Group

Research Interests:

  • AI in Employee Selection
  • Biases in Employee Selection
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Research