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Dr. Michael Hartmann

Hartmann ©Koch
Post-doctoral researcher at the Chair of Management and Organization

Email: hartmann@europa-uni.de

Room: HG 023-024

Consultation: by appointment via Email

Research Portfolio

My research focuses on critique in organizations. In particular, I am interested in critique as a social construction within organizations and its impact on organizational learning and change processes. This research interest includes related topics such as the relationship between voice behavior and the organization of social relationships, and feedback. Furthermore, I am interested in how organizational actors' activities are embedded in broader institutional settings, i.e. institutional logics. In my empirical research, I concentrate on qualitative methods, e.g. work on process studies, and take a practice approach to explore organizational phenomena.

Conference Presentations

Hartmann, M. 2016. Formen und Funktionen der Kritik in Organisationen. AMOR Conference, September, Hamburg, Germany.

Hartmann, M, Koch, J, Wenzel, M. 2016. A practice perspective on the role of critique in strategy implementation. 30th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management, September, Newcastle, UK. 

Vodosek, M., Hartmann, M., Shuradze, G. 2016. Forming and Framing Research Ideas: A Primer for New Doctoral Students. Workshop Co-Organizer. 30th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management, September, Newcastle, UK.

Hartmann, M, Koch, J, Wenzel, M. 2016. Waves of voice: Exploring the interactive nature and dynamics of voice behavior. 8th International Symposium on Process Organization Studies, June, Corfu, Greece.

Hartmann, M., & Vodosek, M. 2015. Dynamic managerial capabilities and relationships: The role of social relations in strategic change. 35th Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society, October, Denver, USA.

Hartmann, M., Koch, J., & Rauch, M. 2015. Reflecting on dynamic capabilities research and its approaches to explain organizational success. SKM Symposium, September, Bochum, Germany.

Vodosek, M., Hartmann, M., Shuradze, G. 2015. How to write your first academic paper. Workshop Co-Organizer. 75th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, August, Vancouver, Canada.

Awards and Grants

09/2015

Nominated for the Best Paper Award, “Dynamic managerial capabilities and relationships: The role of social relations in strategic change.” 35th Annual Conference of the Strategic Management Society, Denver, USA.

08/2015

Selected participant in the Doctoral Consortium of the Organizational Development Change Division. 75th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada.

04/2014 – 03/2017

PhD Scholarship of the Dieter Schwarz Foundation

Teaching Experience

Since 04/2015

Guest lecturer for organizational sociology and empirical research methods at University of Applied Science in Berlin, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft, Berlin/Germany

Professional Background

03/2010 – 03/2014

Divisional Manager, IWETEC Fulda (supplier of workshop tools and welding technology, 500 employees). Responsible for the sales regions east and middle Germany. Leading a team of 82 employees.

10/2005 – 02/2010

Key Account Manager, Dura Group Fulda (manufacturer of automotive interior components, 500 employees). Responsible for the key account customer Daimler.

10/2002 – 09/2005

Trainee program focused on Sales and Marketing, Wirth Fulda (manufacturer of technical textiles, 500 employees)

Education

Since 04/2014

PhD Student in the joint doctoral program “Dynamic Capabilities and Relationships”, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) & German Graduate School of Management and Law, Heilbronn/Germany

10/2011 – 03/2104

Studies of Law (LL.M. in Business Law), part-time-program, German Graduate School of Management and Law, Heilbronn/Germany

10/2007 – 09/2009

Studies of Management (M.Sc. in Business Management), part-time-program, Leeds University Business School, Leeds/UK

10/2002 – 09/2005

Studies of Business Administration (Dipl. Betriebswirt (BA)), full time program, University of Cooperative Education, Mosbach in collaboration with Wirth Fulda/Germany