Michael Frese

Michael Frese

Professor of Management

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Prof. Frese holds appointments at Asia Business School (Malaysia) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg (Germany). Before that, he was Head of Dept. and Provost chair at NUS Business School (now on leave for 2020); Prior appointments were chair for work and organizational psychology at University of Giessen and visiting professors at London Business School; also University of Bremen, University of Pennsylvania, Munich and Amsterdam (UvA). In addition, he lectured internationally – USA (several visiting professorships), Sweden, Zimbabwe, Brazil, China (Visiting Professor at Zheijang Univ), Uganda (continuous visiting professor at Markerere University Business School), and elsewhere. Prof. Frese was a student at Free University of Berlin (Diploma = MSc) and Technical University Berlin (PhD).

  • Author of approximately 190 journal articles, 200 book chapters and ca 30 books and edited special issues
  • Ca 190 journal publications e.g., in SCIENCE, AMJ, JAP, PP, AMLE, JPSP, JBV, ROB, JOB, JVB, JOOP, and APIR
  • Ca 80 invited keynote addresses at international conferences, and ca 430 scientific talks and colloquia
  • Most-cited management scholar in Germany and Asia-Pacific region; among 10 -12 most-cited active organizational behavior and entrepreneurship researchers worldwide