Lehrstuhl für ABWL und Organisation
Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaftslehre
Alfred Kieser studied Business Administration and Sociology at the University of Cologne, and at the Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh. In 1968 he received his doctoral degree in Business Administration from the University of Cologne, Germany. From 1974 to 1977 he was Professor of Personnel Administration and Organizational Behavior at the Free University of Berlin. Since 1977 he has been Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of Mannheim. From 1975 to 1990 he was Honorary Visiting Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Management Centre of Aston University, Birmingham, England. His research interests include the history of organizations, organizational evolution, cross-cultural comparisons of organizations with an emphasis on Britain and Germany, and organizational learning. He has published in "Administration Science Quarterly", "Organization Science", "Organization Studies", "Organization", and in German journals. In 1996 he became a member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and was also awarded a honorary doctoral degree of the University of Munich.