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Prof. Dr. Tassilo Schuster

Prof. Dr. Tassilo Schuster

Professor for Business Administration, especially for the Economy of Japan

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Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Lehrstuhl für Betriebswirtschaft, insbesondere für Wirtschaft in Japan
Prof. Dr. Tassilo Schuster
Oettingenstraße 67, Raum D 141
80538 München

Room: D 141
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 9821

Office hours:
Please contact me via email to arrange an appointment.

Research Focus

Expatriate Management, Inpatriates, Top Management Teams, Team Diversity, Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility

Courses during the summer term 2018

Curriculum Vitae

Awards and honors

  • 2016 Paper Award Finalist for the for IM Division Best Paper in OB/HRM/OT
    Article entitled: “Opening the Black Box: Social Support and Expatriate Social Networks in Low and High Risk Countries.” (with Benjamin Bader and John Daniels). Academy of Management 2016 Annual Meeting, Anaheim, USA
  • 2015 Carolyn Dexter Best Symposium Award Finalist
    Symposium entitled: “Just Another Type of “Country Risk”? International Business in Hostile Environments” (with Benjamin Bader, Michael Dickmann, Jennifer Oetzel, Chang Hoon Oh). Academy of Management 2015 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2015 Nominated for the VHB Best Paper Award for Young Academics
    Article entitled: “Expatriate Social Networks in Terrorism-Endangered Countries: An Empirical Analysis in Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia” (with Benjamin Bader). Nominated by the German Academic Association for Business Research – Committee – International Management
  • 2015 Fellowship Award of the Dr. Theo and Friedl Schoeller Research Center for Business and Society
    Reserach project entitled: “Inpatriates – Foreign employees as strategic success factors of companies”. 20.000 EUR Research Grant from the Dr. Theo and Friedl Schoeller Research Center for Business and Society
  • 2014 Carolyn Dexter Award Finalist
    Article entitled: “Expatriation in a High-Risk Environment: Social Support under the Prevalence of Terrorism” (with Benjamin Bader). Academy of Management 2014 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA
  • 2014 That’s Interesting! Paper Award Finalist
    Article entitled: “Expatriation in a High-Risk Environment: The Role of Social Support under the Prevalence of Terrorism” (with Benjamin Bader). Academy of International Business 2014 Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada
  • 2012 Dissertation thesis prize from the STAEDTLER foundation
    Dissertation prize of 3.500€ for his dissertation entitled: “Business Strategies at the Bottom of the Pyramid”.
  • 2008 Master thesis prize from the Hermann-Weiler foundation
    Prize of 500 € for his master thesis entitled: “Der Einfluss von Human- und Beziehungskapital auf die Internationalisierung und den Erfolg einer Unternehmung”

Academic qualification

  • since 2017: Professor for Business Administration, especially for the Economy of Japan at the Munich School of Management, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
  • 2012-2017: Postdoctoral Researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the Department of International Management, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, School of Business and Economics
  • 2013: Associate Editor of South Asian Journal of Global Business Research
  • 2008-2012: Doctoral dissertation at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, School of Business and Economics, dissertation topic: “Business strategies at the Bottom of the Pyramid”
  • 2002-2007: Economics and Social Science at the Friedrich-Alexander-University, Nuremberg, Dipl.-Kfm. (equivalent to Master of Science in International Business Administration)
    Areas of specialization: Industrial Management, International Management, Business Management

Work experience

  • 2006-2007: Student assistant, Department of International Management, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2006-2007: Student employee at Siemens AG, Nürnberg , Personal Services
  • 2004-2005: Tutor at the Department of Information System I & II
  • 2004: Internship at Ernst & Young AG, Nürnberg
  • 2003-2007: Student Assistant at the IT Helpdesk, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg

Service to the community and academic activities

  • Member and Reviewer
    Academy of International Business (AIB), Academy of Mangement (AoM), European International Business Academy (EIBA), European Academy of Management (EURAM)
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer Management International Review
    International Journal of Human Resource Management
    International Journal of Emerging Markets
    International Journal of Technology Marketing
    Management Review Quarterly
    Journal of Business Economics
    The European Management Review
    Journal of Global Mobility
  • Special Issue Guest Editor
    “Managing People in Hostile Environments” in: International Journal of Human Resources Management (IJHRM), with Benjamin Bader, Michael Dickmann.
    “Dangerous moves and risky international assignments” in: Journal of Global Mobility (JGM), with Luisa Pinto, Benjamin Bader.
    “Corporate Social Responsibility – South Asian Experiences” in: South Asian Journal of Global Business Research (SAJGBR), with Syed Bahar Ali Kazmi und Peter Lund-Thomsen.
    “Corporate Masterminds – Executive Management Teams in Focus,” in: Team Performance Management: An International Journal (TPM), with Benjamin Bader.
  • DFG Project Co-Coordinator
    Scientific Network on Expatriate Management
    Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG),
    September 2014 – August 2016, with Benjamin Bader and Katharina Hildisch
  • 2004-2007: Member of the student “Junior Consulting Team“ in Human Resources and Organization Management

International experience

2005 – 2006: Exchange Student at the Faculté des sciences économiques de Montpellier, France

Languages

  • German (native language)
  • English (fluent)
  • French (basic knowledge)