Prof. Dr. Florian Kunze


Since July 2014 Florian Kunze (*1981) is holder of the chair for Organisational Studies at the department for politics and public administration at the University of Konstanz. From 2001-2006 he studied politics and management at the University of Konstanz. Thereafter (2006-2010), he did his doctoral studies at the Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. From 2010-2011 he was a post-doctoral researcher at the same institute. Subsequently he was a one year visiting scholar at the Anderson School of Business, which is part of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) financed through a scholarship of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). From 2013-2014 he was an Assistant Professor for Leadership at the University of St. Gallen. His main research focus is on management of the demographic change in public and private organisations, the design of effective leadership behaviors for individuals, teams and organisations and evidence-based human resource management. He currently serves as an Associate Editor at the European Journal for Work and Organisational Psychology.

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The office hour of Prof. Kunze takes place on Monday between 11:45 and 12:45. Please sign up in advance in the list in front of D235.

Letters of recommodation

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