OBHR Visitors

The OBHR Division welcomes scholars from around the world for brief visits to exchange ideas and collaborate on new or existing projects. In addition to faculty, the Division has also hosted visits by advanced Ph.D. students from other universities who would like the opportunity to work with members of our group.


Yixuan Li | PhD Candidate | University of Florida

Yixuan is currently a PhD candidate at Department of Management, University of Florida. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and PuShe holds a B.A. in Political Science and Public Administration and a combined B.S. in Economics from Peking University. Her current research interests include strategic HRM, innovation, team work, leadership, and adjustment. During her visit, she will work closely with Professor Danielle van Jaarsveld. [January 2018]

Hieu Nguyen | PhD candidate | Queensland University of Technology

Hieu is a PhD candidate in the Management cluster at the UQ Business School. He received the 1st class honor in Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) from Queensland University of Technology and was awarded a competitive travel scholarship to student at The University of Waterloo (Toronto, Canada) as part of a student exchange program. His research spans the fields of management and organisational psychology, specifically focusing on the effects of emotions and leadership prototypes on the dark side of leadership. During his visit, he will work closely with Professors Michael Daniels and Lingtao Yu. [February 2018]

Laura Mitzscherling | PhD Student | Freie University Berlin

Laura is currently a PhD student and has been a Research Assistant at the Chair of Innovation Management since 2014. She currently works with the 'Consortium "Advanced-UV for Life", one of the projects funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research with the program "Zwanzig20 - Partnerschaft fur Innovation" ("Twenty20-Partnership for Innovation") Laura completed a Master Degree in 'Corporate Management and Economics", with a minor in 'Cultural Communication and Management" at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen. During her visit, she will work closely with Professor Martin Schulz and other faculty in UBC. [February - April 2018]

Matthias Waldkirch | PhD Candidate | Jonkoping International Business School

Matthias is currently a PhD candidate in Business Administration and is part of the Centre for Family Entreprise and Ownership (CeFEO). During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Vanessa Strike. [April - June 2018]

Nikolaus Beck | Professor | Università della Svizzera italiana

Nikolaus Beck is Professor at the Faculty of Economics of USI. He studied in Erlangen and Aberdeen and has an MA in Sociology from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He received his PhD in Business administration at the University of Mannheim and his habilitation from the University of Erfurt. His articles have been published in Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Strategic Organization, and other outlets. His research interests include New Institutional Theory, Population Ecology, organizational change, and the sociology of the family. During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Martin Schulz [July - September 2018]

Dorit Efrat Treister | Assistant Professor | Ben-Gurion University of Negev

Dorit is currently an Assistant Professor at Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. After completing her PhD at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, she was a post-doctoral fellow at Sauder School of Business OB/HR division, University of British Columbia. Her research interests include: Emotions, Aggression, Time Perception, Culture, and Creativity. During her visit, she will work closely with Professor Sandra Robinson and other members in OB/HR division. [August 2018]

Han Ming (Daniel) Chng | Associate Professor | CEIBS

Han Ming (Daniel) is the Associate Professor of Management in CEIBS. He completed his Ph.D. in Management (2006) at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, USA. Dr. Chng teaches strategic management, organizational turnaround, global strategy, organizational theory and design, managerial decision making, and strategic consulting to MBA students as well as managers and top executives of multinational firms and government agencies in China, South Korea, and Singapore. He was awarded the MBA Teaching Excellence Award at SKK Graduate School of Business in 2008 for excellence in curriculum design and teaching. His research interests focuses on organizational and managerial strategic behaviors during situations adversity. During his visit, he will work closely with Professor Marc-David Seidel. [August 2018 - June 2019]