Hermann Lassleben

Prof. Dr. Hermann LasslebenHuman Resources Management

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Role and Responsibilities
  • International Relations Officer of BSc International Business
  • Member of Faculty Council
  • Member of Reutlingen Research Institute (RRI)


Honorary Activities

  • Associate editor of International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management, editorial board member of Human Resource Management Review, member of the Academy of Management, reviewer for International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review, Personnel Review, Journal of Management Development, AoM, IHRM and ICMEM Conferences.
  • Visiting professor at Xi’an Polytechnic University (China), St. Francis Xavier University (Canada), Zagreb School of Economics and Management (Croatia) and St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University (Russia).
  • Reviewer in scholarship selection processes for DAAD, reviewer in accreditation processes for AQAS.
Focus of Lectures
  • Human Resource Management
  • Advanced Human Resource Management
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Practical Business Studies
Research Topics
  • International HRM
  • Comparative HRM
  • Sustainable HRM
  • Studies in Sociology (Dipl. Soz.), Universities of Regensburg and Bielefeld
  • Organization Designer, Wacker-Chemie GmbH, Group Development, Munich
  • HR Business Partner, Intel GmbH, HR Central Europe, Feldkirchen
  • Research Assistant, DFG Project "Policybezogenes Lernen kommunaler Sozialverwaltungen”, University of Konstanz
  • Assistant Professor, Chair of Management (Prof. Dr. R. Klimecki), University of Konstanz
  • Doctorate (Dr. rer. soc.), University of Konstanz
  • Since 2000 Professor of Human Resource Management, Reutlingen University


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Articles in Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journals

Kirrane, M., Kramer, M. & Lassleben, H. (2020). Beyond the Surface: Exploring the Relationship between Value Diversity and Team Creativity, Creativity Research Journal, 32(2), 113-126. (https://doi.org/10.1080/10400419.2019.1697920)

Ma, B., Ma, G., Liu, X. & Lassleben, H. (2020), Relationship Between a High-Performance Work System and Employee Outcomes: A Multilevel Analysis. Social Behavior and Personality, 48(1), 1-9. (https://doi.org/10.2224/sbp.8580)

Ma, B., Liu, S., Lassleben, H. & Ma, G. (2019), The Relationships between Job Insecurity, Psychological Contract Breach and Counterproductive Workplace Behavior: Does Employment Status Matter?". Personnel Review, 48(2), 595-610. (https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-04-2018-0138)

Shchegolev, V., Lassleben, H. & Martinez, A. (2016), Employment Opportunities and Barriers on the Russian and German Labor Market for International Graduates with Domestic Degrees. Business Perspectives and Research, 4(2), 1-18. (https://doi.org/10.1177/2278533716644873)

Klimecki, R. & Lassleben, H. (1998), Modes of Organizational Learning: Indications from an Empirical Study. Management Learning, 29(4), 405-430. (https://doi.org/10.1177/1350507698294002)


Articles in Edited Volumes

Lassleben, H. (2010), Internationales Human Resource Management. In: Werkmann-Karcher, B. & Rietiker, J. (Hrsg.), Angewandte Psychologie für das HRM: Konzepte und Instrumente für ein wirkungsvolles Personalmanagement, Springer, Berlin, S. 451-469.

Lassleben, H. (2009), Lehren und Lernen: Wie wissen wir, was wir lernen müssen? In: Gmür, M. (Hrsg.), Entwicklungsorientiertes Management weitergedacht, Kassel University Press, Kassel, S. 11-15.

Lassleben, H. (2008), Lernende Organisation. In: Häberle, S. (Hrsg.), Das neue Lexikon der Betriebswirtschaftslehre (Band F-M), Oldenbourg, München, S. 754-756.

Klimecki, R., Lassleben, H.& Thomae, M. (2000), Organisationales Lernen: Zur Integration von Theorie, Empirie und Gestaltung. In: Schreyögg, G. & Conrad, P. (Hrsg.), Organisatorischer Wandel und Transformation (Managementforschung, Band 10), Gabler, Wiesbaden, S. 63-98.

Klimecki, R. & Lassleben, H. (1999), What Causes Organizations to Learn? In: Easterby-Smith, M., Araujo L. & Burgoyne, J. (Eds.), Organizational Learning (Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Organizational Learning, Vol. 2), Lancaster, S. 551-577.

Klimecki, R.& Lassleben, H. (1998), Was veranlasst Organisationen zu lernen? In: Geissler, H., Lehnhoff, A. & Petersen, J. (Hrsg.), Organisationslernen im interdisziplinären Dialog (System und Organisation, Band 5), Deutscher Studien Verlag, Weinheim, S. 65-89.

Klimecki, R. & Lassleben, H. (1996), Organisationale Bildung, oder: Das Lernen des Lernens. In: Wagner, D. & Nolte, H. (Hrsg.): Managementbildung: Grundlagen und Perspektiven (Hochschulschriften zum Personalwesen, Band 22), Hampp, Mering, S. 181-204.

Klimecki, R., Lassleben, H. & Riexinger-Li, B. (1994), Exploring the Process of Organizational Learning: An Empirical Study Using Cognitive Maps and Network Analysis. In: Jauch, L. & Osborn, R. (Eds.): The Best in Management Worldwide: Linking Management Scholarship (Proceedings of the 2nd IFSAM World Congress), Dallas, S. 53-54.

Klimecki, R., Lassleben, H. & Riexinger-Li, B. (1994), Zur empirischen Analyse organisationaler Lernprozesse im öffentlichen Sektor: Modellbildung und Methodik. In: Bussmann, W. (Hrsg.), Lernen in Verwaltungen und Policy-Netzwerken, Ruegger, Chur, S. 9-37.



Lassleben, H. (2002), Das Management der lernenden Organisation. Eine systemtheoretische Interpretation, DUV, Wiesbaden.

Klimecki, R., Lassleben, H.& Altehage, O. (1995), Zur empirischen Analyse organisationaler Lernprozesse im öffentlichen Sektor: Methoden und Ergebnisse. Bericht an die DFG über das Forschungsprojekt: Policybezogenes Lernen kommunaler Sozialverwaltungen (KL 672/2-3).


Conference Contributions (10 years back)

Shao, P. & Lassleben, H. (2020), Participation in Fast Fashion Brands' Clothes Recycling Plans in an Omnichannel Retail Environment. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August, 11th, virtually - due to COVID-19.

Lassleben, H. (2019), Corporate or Employer Image. What Attracts Talents More? 26th Annual Conference of the International Association for Applied Management (IAAM), July, 2nd, London, UK.

Lassleben, H. (2018), Global or Local? An Analysis of the Employer Branding Strategies of German MNCs. 11th International Workshop on HRM, October, 25th, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain.

Lassleben, H. & Litz, S. (2018), Career System Preferences: A Comparative Study of German and Canadian Business Students. 15th International HRM Conference, June, 24th, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain.

Lassleben, H. (2017), How Corporate and Employer Brand Affect Employer Attractiveness. International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE), July, 6th, University of Finance - Marketing, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Lassleben, H. & Mayer, R. (2016), When the Candidate of Choice Turns You Down: An Empirical Study of the Reasons for Job Offer Rejection. 25th World Congress of the International Management Development Association (IMDA), June 18th, Kingston University, London, UK.

Lassleben, H. & Mayer, R. (2016), When the Candidate of Choice Turns You Down: An Empirical Study of the Reasons for Declined Job Offers. 10th International Workshop on HRM, October, 28th, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain.

Shchegolev, V., Martinez, A. & Lassleben, H. (2015), Employment Opportunities and Barriers on the Russian and German Labor Market for International Graduates with a Degree. Cross-Cultural Business Conference, May, 22nd, University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, Steyr, Austria.

Lassleben, H. & Litz, S. (2014), Attitudes towards Promotion Systems: An International Comparison. 1st International Workshop on Career Management, December, 12th, Reutlingen University, Germany.

Kramer, M., Lassleben, H. & Kirrane, M. (2014), Unraveling the Double-Edged Sword: Effects of Cultural Diversity on Creativity and Innovativeness. 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August, 4th, Philadelphia, USA.

Kramer, M., Lassleben, H. & Kirrane, M. (2012), Unraveling the Double-Edged Sword: Investigating the Effects of Cultural Diversity on Team Creativity. 12th International HRM Conference, December 12th, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon, India.

Kramer, M. & Lassleben, H. & Kirrane, M. (2010), Analyzing the Impact of Cultural Diversity on Work Group Creativity and Innovativeness: Development of a Research Model. 3rd Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, July, 14th, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria.

Kramer, M., Lassleben, H. & Kirrane, M. (2010), Cultural Diversity in Teams: Critical Review and Propositions. 11th International HRM