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Dr. Susanne Braun

Dr. Susanne Braun

Scientific Associate

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Scientific Associate
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Dr. Susanne Braun
LMU Center for Leadership and People Management
Geschwister-Scholl-Platz 1
80539 Munich, Germany
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Office:
Giselastr. 10, Room 305
80802 Munich, Germany


Phone: +49 (0)89 2180-9778
Fax: +49 (0)89 2180-999778

Website: Deutsche Version dieser Website

Further Information

 


Research Interests

 

  • Leadership styles
    • Authentic leadership
    • Shared leadership
    • Transformational leadership
  • Leadership in academic context

  • Women in leadership positions

  • Attractiveness and leadership evaluation

  • Evaluation and transfer of training

 


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Short Vita

 

since 07/2011 Scientific Associate in the joint research project "Selection and Evaluation of Leaders in Management and Academia" (TU Munich/LMU Munich funded by BMBF/ESF)

Further information: http://www.abf.wi.tum.de

2011-2012 2011 - 2012 Visiting Scholar, New York University (NYU), USA
04/2011 Visiting Scholar, Institute of Personality and Social Research, University of California Berkeley (UCB), USA
02/2011 Ph.D. in Social/Organizational Psychology, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany
since 09/2010 Associate Editor (Organizational psychology) Journal of European Psychology Students (JEPS)
06/2010 The Medici Summer School in Management Studies “Managing Rare Events and Learning from the Unexpected” (sponsored by Alma Graduate School, University of Bologna; HEC School of Management, Paris; Stern School of Business, New York University)
2008- 2009 Certified training in systemic management coaching (handowcompany, Munich)
10/2007 - present Scientific Associate at the Center for Leadership and People Management (Prof. Dr. Dieter Frey), Ludwig Maximilian University Munich
2007 Graduate degree (Diplom) in Psychology, Westfälische Wilhelm University Münster
2004-2007 Graduate studies in Psychology, Westfälische Wilhelm University Münster
2002-2004 Undergraduate studies in Psychology, Westfälische Wilhelm University Münster

 


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Publications

Braun, S., Frey, D., Brodbeck, F.C. & Hentschel, T. (2015). Group processes in organizations. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 10. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 408–415.

Peus, C., Braun, S., & Aydin, N. (2015). Führung anders denken. Neid in Unternehmen: Fluch oder Fortschrittsmotor? [Thinking differently about leadership. Envy in corporate settings: a curse or driver of progress?]. RHI-Wissenswert, Nr. 8. München: Roman Herzog Institut.

Peus, C., Hentschel, T., & Braun, S. (2014). Erfolgsfaktor Personalauswahl: Talente für die Wissenschaft gewinnen [Personnel selection as a success factor: attracting talents for science]. In: N. Hille & B. Langer (Hrsg.), Geschlechtergerechte Personalentwicklung an Hochschulen. Maßnahmen und Herausforderungen (pp. 173-195). Baden-Baden: Nomos.

Peus, C., Braun, S. & Knipfer, K. (2014). On becoming a leader in Asia and America: Empirical evidence from women managers. The Leadership Quarterly. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.leaqua.2014.08.004

Peus, C. & Braun, S. (2014). Der Wert der Werte - Zu empirischer Evidenz ethikorientierter Führung und Leistung in Unternehmen [The value of values - Empirical evidence on ethical leadership and company performance]. In: J. Sauer & A. Cisik (Hrsg.), In Deutschland führen die Falschen. Wie sich Unternehmen ändern müssen (S. 489 – 508). Berlin: Bundesverband der Personalmanager.

Braun, S. & Peus C. (2014). Wertschöpfung durch Werte? Vom Nutzen ethikorientierter Führung [Adding value through values? About the benefits of ethical leadership]. PERSONALquarterly, 1/2014, 28-33.

Hörner, K., Krane, S., Schelling, J., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2013). Eine fächerübergreifende Kooperation zur Führungskräfte- und Teamentwicklung an der LMU München [An interdisciplinary cooperation in the field of leadership and team development at LMU Munich]. Personal- und Organisationsentwicklung in Einrichtungen der Lehre und Forschung, 4, 95-101.

Peus, C., Braun, S., & Frey, D. (2013). Situation-based measurement of the full range of leadership model - Development and validation of a situational judgement test. The Leadership Quarterly, 24, 777-795.

Braun, S., Peus, C., Weisweiler, S. & Frey, D. (2013). Transformational leadership, job satisfaction, and team performance. A multilevel mediation model of trust. The Leadership Quarterly, 24, 270-283.

Braun, S., Peus, C. & Frey, D. (2012). Is beauty beastly? Gender-specific effects of leader attractiveness and leadership style on followers’ trust and loyalty. Journal of Psychology/Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 220, 98-108.

Braun, S., Wesche, J. S., Frey, D., Weisweiler, S. & Peus, C. (2012). Effectiveness of mission statements in organizations. A review. Journal of Management & Organization, 18, 430-444.

Peus, C., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2012). Despite good intentions: The role of follower attributions in adverse leadership. A multilevel model of social contagion processes. Journal of Psychology/Zeitschrift für Psychologie, 220, 241-250.

Peus, C., Wesche, J. S., Streicher, B., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2012). Authentic leadership: An empirical test of its antecedents, consequences, and mediating mechanisms. Journal of Business Ethics, 107, 331-348.

Braun, S. (2011). Influences of person, situation, and organizational context on the effectiveness of transformational leadership. Unpublished doctoral thesis, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München.

Braun, S. & von Véver, A. (2011). Frauen auf dem Weg in Spitzenpositionen. Chancengleichheit noch keine Realität. [Women on their way to top positions. Equal opportunities are not yet a reality.] Equal Pay Day Journal, 20-21.

Peus, C., Frey, D. & Braun, S. (2011). Konsistenztheorien [consistency theories]. In D. Frey & H.-W. Bierhoff (Hrsg.), Sozialpsychologie – Individuum und soziale Welt (pp. 61-83). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Schelling, J. & Braun, S. (2011). Führung und Zusammenarbeit am Lehrbereich Allgemeinmedizin der LMU München: Trotz erschwerter Bedingungen gute Noten [Leadership and cooperation at the general medicine department of LMU Munich: Good grades despite difficult conditions]. GMS Zeitschrift für Medizinische Ausbildung, 28, 1-10.

Pawlowska, B., Braun, S., Peus, C. & Frey, D. (2010). Academic leadership: The effect of leader-follower incongruence and cognitive processes on perceptions of leader adversity. In: T. Hansbrough & B. Schyns (Eds.), When leadership goes wrong: Destructive leadership, mistakes and ethical failures (pp. 479-512). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Peus, C., Braun, S., Weisweiler, S. & Frey, D. (2010). Kompetent führen, führend forschen? Professionalisierung der Führungskompetenz an deutschen Universitäten [Competent leadership, leading research? Professionalization of leadership competencies in German universities]. OrganisationsEntwicklung, 29, 38-45.

Braun, S., Nazlic, T., Weisweiler, S., Pawlowska, B., Peus, C. & Frey, D. (2009). Effective leadership development in higher education: Individual and group level approaches. Journal of Leadership Education, 8, 195-206.

Peus, C., Frey, D., & Braun, S. (2009). Einsatz von Gruppenworkshops in Kombination mit Individualcoaching zur Förderung von Führungskompetenzen [Implementation of group workshops in combination with individual coaching sessions to facilitate leadership competencies]. In B. Birgmeier (Ed.), Coachingwissen - Denn sie wissen nicht, was sie tun? (pp. 363-374). Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Quenzler, A. & Braun, S. (2008). Erfolg ganzheitlich messen [Integrated measurement of training success]. Personal, 11, 36-38.

Braun, S. (2007). Evaluation einer betrieblichen Weiterbildungsmaßnahme für Nachwuchsführungskräfte [Evaluation of vocational training for future executives]. Unpublished diploma thesis, Westfälische Wilhelm University, Münster.


Refereed Presentations

Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2014, September). Authentische Führung, Work-Life-Balance und Arbeitszufriedenheit - Leader-Member-Exchange als vermittelnde Variable? [Authentic leadership, work-life-balance and job satisfaction - leader-member-exchange as a mediator?]. Oral presentation at the 49th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bochum, Germany.

Braun, S. & Peter, T. (2014, September). Führungskraft im Fokus: Ethische Führung, authentische Führung und Führungsmotive [Focus on the leader: Ethical leadership, authentic leadership and leadership motives]. Session at the 49th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bochum, Germany.

Hörner, K., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2014, September). Authentische Führung in Veränderungsprozessen – Zum Einfluss auf Sicherheit und Leistung [The impact of authentic leadership on followers' perceived certainty and job performance during change processes]. Oral presentation at the 49th of the German Association of Psychology, Bochum, Germany.

Netzel, J., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2014, September). Macht gleich Führung? Das Verständnis der eigenen Position beeinflusst die Loyalität in kritischen Situationen [Power versus leadership. Does the unterstanding of position influences loyalty in critical situations?]. Oral presentation at the 49th of the German Association of Psychology, Bochum, Germany.

Peter, T., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2014, September). Geteilte Führung, Kreativität und Unterstützung für Innovation - Zur Rolle von intrinsischer Motivation und Gerechtigkeitswahrnehmungen [Shared leadership, creativity, and support for innovation – The role of intrinsic motivation and perceptions of fairness]. Oral presentation at the 49th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bochum, Germany.

Peter, T. & Braun, S. (2014, September). Führung als Teamprozess: Neue Erkenntnisse zum Zusammenhang von Führung und Gruppenprozessen [Leadership as team process: New insights on the relationship between leadership and group processes]. Session at the 49th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bochum, Germany.

Braun, S., & Frey. D. (2014, August). Does it help to show the real me? How authentic leadership impacts evaluations of women managers. Oral presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Hentschel, T., Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2014, August). Wording of advertisements influences women's intention to apply for career opportunities. Oral presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Peus, C., Braun, S., & Knipfer, K. (2013, October). On becoming a leader in Asia and America: Empirical evidence from women managers. Oral presentation at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting “Gender Equality in Organizations: The Impact of Stereotypical Perceptions and Gender Differences”, Frankfurt am Main.

Braun, S., Peus, C. & Frey, D. (2013, October). Gender stereotypes and authentic leadership: Evaluations of female leaders’ likeability, competence and success. Oral presentation at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting “Gender Equality in Organizations: The Impact of Stereotypical Perceptions and Gender Differences”, Frankfurt am Main.

Hentschel, T., Braun, S., Peus, C. & Frey, D. (2013, October). Should ‘she’ lead differently than ‘he’? – Reactions to women‘s and men’s leadership styles. Oral presentation at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting “Gender Equality in Organizations: The Impact of Stereotypical Perceptions and Gender Differences”, Frankfurt am Main.

Hentschel, T, Braun, S., Peus, C. & Frey, D. (2013, September). Der Einfluss geschlechterstereotyper Aspekte in Stipendienausschreibungen auf die Evaluation und Bewerbungsabsicht von Studierenden. [The effect of gender-bias in scholarship advertisements on student's evaluations and intentions to apply]. Paper presented at the 15th Convention of the Social Psychology Section of the German Association of Psychology, Hagen, Germany.

Braun, S. (2013, August). Talents in Diversity. Personalauswahl als Erfolgsfaktor für die Wissenschaft [Talents in diversity. Personnel selection as a factor of success in academia]. Invited oral presentation on the 7th Hochschulforum, Sylt.

Hentschel, T., Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2013, August). Why men should apologize and women shouldn't - Gender-biased perceptions of reactions to mistakes. Paper presented at the 73rd Annual Meeting der Academy of Management, Lake Buena Vista, USA.

Hentschel, T., Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2013, June). The path to being a leader - Reactions of male and female students to stereotyped wording in scholarship announcements. Oral presentation at the Language, Cognition, and Gender Conference, Bern, Switzerland.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2013, May). Gender stereotypes and authentic leadership - An opportunity for female managers? Oral presentation at the 16th EAWOP Congress, Muenster, Germany.

Braun, S., & Schmidt-Huber, M. (2013, May). New perspectives on influence processes in organizations: Integrating leadership and followership. Symposium at the 16th EAWOP Congress, Muenster, Germany.

Braun, S., & Shaughnessy, B. A. (2013, May). Understanding and overcoming obstacles to women in leadership. Symposium at the 16th EAWOP Congress, Muenster, Germany.

Hentschel, T., Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2013, May). Determined or committed? Effects of gendered wording in scholarship advertisements on male and female students. Oral presentation at the 16th EAWOP Congress, Muenster, Germany.

Weisweiler, S., Braun, S., Oarga, C., & Frey, D. (2013, May). Leader and follower attachment orientations as predictors of followers' organizational commitment: Initial evidence from multilevel analyses. Oral presentation at the 16th EAWOP Congress, Muenster, Germany.

Braun, S. (2013, February). „Exzellent führen. Führend forschen.“ – Personalentwicklungsangebote des Center for Leadership and People Management für WissenschaftlerInnen der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München [„Leading with Excellence. Leading in Research." Personnel development offered by the Center for Leadership an People Management for scientists of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich]. Invited oral presentation at the Personnel Development for young academics - Talents for the future Congress by ScienceCareerNet Ruhr, Dortmund.

Braun, S., Hernandez Bark, A. S., Krings, F., Peus, C., Sczesny, S., Stiehl, S., & Welpe, I. M. (2012, September). Gender-Aspekte in Organisationen: Neue Perspektiven. Eine dreiteilige Arbeitsgruppe zu Geschlechterstereotypen „Führungsmotivation und Karrierewegen“ [Gender aspects in organizations: New perspectives. A tripartite working group on gender stereotypes, leadership motivation and career paths]. Paper presented at the 48th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bielefeld, Germany.

Braun, S., Maslach, C., & Frey, D. (2012, September). Shared leadership and team contexts. Paper presented at the 48th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bielefeld, Germany.

Brosi, P., Welpe, I. M., Peus, C., Braun, S., & Frey, D. (2012, September). Gender und Strategie: Ein weiterer Stereotyp? [Gender and strategy: Another stereotype?]. Paper presented at the 48th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bielefeld, Germany.

Lotzkat, G., Braun, S., Welpe, I. M., Schneider, S. (2012, September). Shared leadership as a chance for women?! Paper presented at the 48th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bielefeld, Germany.

Weisweiler, S., Schmidt-Huber, M., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2012, Mai). Entwicklung und Etablierung einer evidenzbasierten Führungskräfteentwicklung an der Hochschule [ Development and evaluation of personnel development programs for  leaders in academics]. Paper presented at the 9th Congress of the German Association of Psychologiedidaktik and Evaluation, Bielefeld, Germany.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2012, April). A situation-based approach to effective leadership in challenging situations. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), San Diego, CA, USA.

Peus, C., & Braun, S. (2011, October). Leadership development in academia: Educating leaders who educate leaders. Panel discussion at the 13th Annual Conference of the International Leadership Association, London, UK.

Braun, S., Peus, C., Weisweiler, S., & Frey, D. (2011, September). Publikationsleistung, Teameffektivität und individuelle Zufriedenheit: Eine Mehrebenenanalyse der Wirkung transformationaler Führung im Organisationskontext [Academic performance, team effectiveness, and job satisfaction: A multilevel analyses of transformational leadership in academia]. Paper presented at the 7th Convention of the Work & Organizational Psychology Section of the German Association of Psychology, Rostock, Germany.

Braun, S., Peus, C., Weisweiler, S., & Frey, D. (2011, August). A multilevel model of transformational leadership in academic teams. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2011, August). When is beauty beastly? Effects of leader gender, leader attractiveness, and leadership style on perceptions of leader competence, leader-follower relationships, and follower job performance. Manuskript vorgestellt beim Diversity Research Publishing Workshop, 2011 Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Braun, S. & Maslach, C. (2011, August). Shared leadership. A predictor of burnout or job engagement? Research Proposal presented at the Enlightening Scholars to Advance Leadership Research Workshop, 2011 Academy of Management Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2011, April). When is beauty beastly? Paper presented at the Gordon Allport Society, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2010, September). Schöner Schein? Geschlechtsspezifischer Einfluss der physischen Attraktivität von Führungskräften sowie ihres Führungsstils auf Arbeitsleistung und -einstellungen der Mitarbeiter(innen) [Deceptions of beauty? The influence of leaders’ physical attractiveness and leadership style on their followers’ performance and work-related attitudes]. Paper presented at the 47th Congress of the German Association of Psychology, Bremen, Germany.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2009, October). Schöner Schein? Einfluss der physischen Attraktivität von Führungskräften auf Arbeitsleistung und -einstellungen ihrer Mitarbeiter [Deceptions of beauty? The influence of leaders' physical attractiveness on their followers' performance and work-related attitudes]. Paper presented at Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn, Germany.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2009, September). Transformationale und transaktionale Führung im universitären Kontext: Förderung wissenschaftlicher Leistungen durch inspirierende Mitarbeiterführung [Transformational and transactional leadership in academia: Facilitation of scientific performance through inspiring leadership]. Paper presented at the 6th Convention of the Work & Organizational Psychology Section of the German Association of Psychology, Vienna, Austria.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2009, July). Frauen in Führungspositionen: Ergebnisse aus Feld und Labor [Women in leadership positions: Results from field and laboratory studies]. Paper presented at the BDP regional meeting, Munich, Germany.

Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2009, June). Effects of transformational leadership in academia. Paper presented at the II. Munich Symposium on Leadership in Business and Academia, Munich, Germany.

Frey, D., & Braun, S. (2009, June). Ethics in academia? University vision and guidelines. Paper presented at the 2nd Munich Symposium on Leadership in Business and Academia, Munich, Germany.

Peus, C., Braun, S., & Frey, D. (2009, June). Development of a situational judgment test based on the Full Range Leadership Model. Paper presented at the 2nd Munich Symposium on Leadership in Business and Academia, Munich, Germany.

Braun, S., Weisweiler, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2009, April). Personalentwicklung für Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler: Systematische Förderung von Spitzenleistungen und kreativen Potentialen an deutschen Hochschulen [Human resource development for scientists: Systematic facilitation of top-level performance and creative potentials at German universities]. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of the Association for Research in Higher Education, Speyer, Germany.

Braun, S. (2008, May). Transformational leadership in higher education. Paper presented at the 1st Munich Symposium on Leadership in Business and Academia, Munich, Germany.

Frey D., & Braun, S. (2008, May). Cognitive-affective map of academic top-level performers. Paper presented at the 1st Munich Symposium on Leadership in Business and Academia, Munich, Germany.

 


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Third Party Funds

Braun, S. & Hornuf, L. (2014). Wie wirkt authentische Führung auf das Betrugsverhalten von Mitarbeitern? Eine experimentelle Untersuchung aus wirtschaftswissenschaftlicher, juristischer und psychologischer Perspektive[How does authentic leadership impact employee dishonesty? An experimental analysis from the perspectives of Economics, Law and Psychology]. Research funding by the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung.

Small Group Meeting funded by the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) on the topic of „Gender in Organizations“ mit Prof. Dr. Dieter Frey, Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus (TUM), Prof. Dr. Rolf van Dick und Dipl.-Psych. Alina S. Hernandez Bark (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt) in October 2013

Peus, C., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2010). Biting the hand that feeds us: Negative Emotionen am Arbeitsplatz [Biting the hand that feeds us: Negative emotions in the workplace]. Research funding by the Munich Experimental Laboratory for Economic and Social Sciences (MELESSA).

Peus, C., Braun, S. & Frey, D. (2008). Fremdwahrnehmung weiblicher Führungskompetenz [Evaluation of female leadership competencies]. Research funding by the Munich Experimental Laboratory for Economic and Social Sciences (MELESSA).

 


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Scholarships


since 07/2011 Mentee in the LMUexcellent mentoring program for junior scientists

04/2012 DAAD program for conference participation (funding for SIOP Conference 2012, San Diego, CA)

06/2011 Oskar-Karl-Forster Scholarship of the Bavarian State Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts

2011 LMU München - UC Berkeley Cooperation Program „Research in the Humanities“

Personnel Review

 


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Reviewing

 

Ad-hoc Reviewer for scientific journals:

British Journal of Management

Journal of Psychology/ Zeitschrift für Psychologie

Personnel Review

Political Psychology

Social Psychology

 

Ad-hoc Reviewer for congresses:

Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting 2011, 2012

Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Meeting 2013

 


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Teaching and Training Activities

Training Topics

  • Leadership and motivation
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Conflict management
  • Professional appearance

Teaching fall semester 2012/2013

  • Specific consolidation in applied social psychology (LMU master program economic psychology)
  • Leadership and personnel management (master program cultural administration, academy of music and theater)