Prof. (em.) Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Alfred Kieser

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1966 Dipl.-Kfm., Faculty of Business Adminstration, University of Cologne​
  • 1967 - 1968 Special student, Carnegie-Mellon-University, Pittsburg, USA
  • 1969 Dr. rer. pol., Faculty of Business Administration, University of Cologne
  • 1973 Habilitation, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Cologne
  • 1974-1977 Professor of Organizational Behaviour, Free University, Berlin
  • 1978-2010 Professor of Organizational Behaviour, University of Mannheim
  • since 1998 Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Science
  • 1998 Honorary Doctoral Degree University of Munich
  • since August 2010 Professor emeritus, University of Mannheim
  • 2011 Honorary Doctoral Degree Corvinus University Budapest
  • 2011-2015 Professor of Management Theory, Vice-President Research, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen
  • 2014-2015 President ad interim, Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen
Tennis, listening to jazz, movies, theatre, history of organization

Main fields of research
  • Theories of Decision-Making in Organization
  • Theories of Organizational Learning
  • Rigour and Relevance in Organizational Research
  • Design of Organizations
  • History of Organization



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