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Prof. Dr. Isabell M. Welpe

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Isabell M. Welpe holds the Chair for Strategy and Organization at the Technische Universität München in Munich, Germany. Her research interests are in New Public Management, leadership, future concepts of work and organisations, impact of digital technologies and social media and strategic innovation.

Isabell M. Welpe studied management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA. She completed an additional MSc at the London School of Economics before finishing her PhD at the University of Regensburg. She has been a visiting professor at the Keck Graduate Institute, Claremont, USA and a postdoctoral fellow at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Before taking over the Chair for Strategy and Organization at the Technische Universität München, she worked at the Max Planck Institute for Economics.

Isabell Welpe teaches Leadership, Human Resource Management, and Managing People and Organizations. She has taught on the faculty of Claremont University, EM Lyon, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and the University of Berne, Switzerland.  She is an editorial board and review member of several academic and professional journals and the author of several books and edited volumes as well as over 60 articles and book chapters. Her research is published in journals such as Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Personnel Psychology, Organization Studies, and others. 

Selected recent publications

Drescher, M. A., Korsgaard, M. A., Welpe, I. M., Picot, A., & Wigand, R. T. (2014). The dynamics of shared leadership: Building trust and enhancing performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(5), 771–783.

Ringelhan, S., Wollersheim, J., Welpe, I. M., Fiedler, M., & Spörrle, M. (2013). Work motivation and job satisfaction as antecedents of research performance: Investigation of different mediation models. Journal of Business Economics (Special Issue), 3, 7–38.

Strobel, M., Tumasjan, A., Welpe, I. M., & Spörrle, M. (2013). The future starts today, not tomorrow: How future focus promotes organizational citizenship behaviors. Human Relations, 66(6), 829–856.

Brosi, P., Spörrle, M., Welpe, I. M., & Shaw, J. D. (2013). Evaluations of one’s own and others’ financial rewards: The role of trait positive affectivity. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 12(3), 105–114.

Tumasjan, A., Welpe, I. M., & Spörrle, M. (2013). Easy now, desirable later: The moderating role of temporal distance in opportunity evaluation and exploitation. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 37(4), 859–888.

Welpe, I. M., Spörrle, M., Grichnik, D., Michl, T., & Audretsch, D. (2012). Emotions and opportunities: the interplay of opportunity evaluation, fear, joy, and anger as antecedent of entrepreneurial exploitation. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 36(1), 1-28. [Link to SSRN working paper

Decker, C., Welpe, I. M., & Ankenbrand, B. (2011). How to motivate people to put their money where their mouth is: What makes employees participate in electronic prediction markets? Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 78(6), 1002-1015. [Link to SSRN working paper

Tumasjan, A., Strobel, M., & Welpe, I. M. (2011). Ethical leadership evaluations after moral transgression: Social distance makes the difference. Journal of Business Ethics, 99(4), 609-622. [Link to SSRN working paper]

Tumasjan, A., Strobel, M., & Welpe, I. M. (2011). Employer brand building for start-ups: Which job attributes do employees value most? Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft, 81, 111-136.

Sprenger, T., & Welpe, I. M. (2011). Tweets and peers: defining industry groups and strategic peers based on investor perceptions of stocks on Twitter. Algorithmic Finance. 1(1), 57-76. 

Welpe, I. M., Tumasjan, A., & Strobel, M. (2010). Construal Level Theory - eine Theorie für die grenzenlose Unternehmung? [Construal level theory - a theory for the boundaryless organization?] Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, Sonderheft, 62, 84-105. [Link to SSRN working paper]

Last update 2014-11-13