Professorship for Psychology, in Particular Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Since August 2009 Michael Frese holds a joint appointment at Leuphana University of Lueneburg and the National University of Singapore, Business School.

His research spans a wide range of basic and applied topics within organizational behavior and work psychology. Most important are the longitudinal studies on psychological effects of unemployment, impact of stress at work, predictors of personal initiative in East Germany and psychological success factors in small scale entrepreneurs. In addition he is studying training - most importantly the concept of error training, leadership training and psychological training for increasing entrepreneurship and personal initiative. Most recently, he has done studies on cultural factors in organization and across nations, as well as research that looks at psychological success factors in entrepreneurs in developing countries and in Europe.

Prof. Frese has authored more than 200 articles and was editor/author of more than 20 books and special issues. He is one of the most frequently cited work and organizational psychologist in Europe.

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Prof. Frese’s research spans a wide range of basic and applied topics within organizational behavior and work psychology. Most important are his longitudinal studies on psychological effects of unemployment, impact of stress at work, predictors of personal initiative in East Germany, as well as psychological success factors of entrepreneurs. He is also known for his cross-national research on innovation. His field studies on errors, error management, and error management culture also have received wide attention.

 

  1. Female Entrepreneurship -PI Training für Unternehmerinnen

    Frese, M., Brüning, T., Bischoff, K. M., Erning, E. & Hafner, M.

    01.09.2001.09.23

    Project: Research

  2. Project: Other

  3. Training Jamaica

    Frese, M.

    02.02.1629.09.16

    Project: Other

  4. Business Training and Firm Growth in Togo

    Frese, M. & Mensmann, M.

    08.03.1307.03.15

    Project: Research

  5. Project: Research

  6. Entrepreneurship Training East Africa

    Frese, M. & Bischoff, K. M.

    01.01.1231.12.15

    Funded by the German Academic Exchange Service

    54391079

    Project: Research

  7. Student Training for Entrepreneurial Promotion

    Frese, M., Bischoff, K. M. & Stark, M.

    01.01.1231.03.13

    Funded by the German UNESCO Commission e.V.

    Project: Research

  8. An integrated model of LEAN production concepts, practices, and climate as a tool for improving efficiency and effectiveness in hospitals and R&D units (LEAN)

    Frese, M., Carroll, J. & Naveh, E.

    01.09.1031.08.14

    Funded within the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission (fp7), Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme (IRSES)

    246737

    Project: Research

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