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Katharina Janz (on maternity leave), MSc
MSc Katharina Janz (on maternity leave)
Doctoral Fellow in Business Administration
k.janz [at]
University Education: 

05/2008 – present PhD candidate, supervisor: Prof. Dr. Sven C. Voelpel Jacobs Center on Lifelong Learning and Institutional Development 09/2006 – 09/2007 Graduate studies in Psychological Research Methods School of Psychology, University of Exeter, UK MSc awarded with distinction MSc thesis: ‘Adult prototypic face processing’,supervised by Dr. Alan Slater 09/2004 – 06/2006 Undergraduate studies in Psychology (BA 2.1 Honours) Department of Psychology, University of Winchester, UK BA thesis: ‘The consistency effect in photographs of real world scenes: The impact of consistency and inconsistency on confidence and accuracy of recognition’, supervised by Dr. David Emmett 09/2003 – 06/2004 Undergraduate studies in Psychology Department of Psychology, University of Essex, UK


Janz, K., Licklederer, C., Eckhoff, R.A., Homan, A.C., & Voelpel, S.C. (forthcoming). Leveraging age diversity in times of demographic change: The crucial role of leadership. In C.L. Scott and M.Y. Byrd (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Workforce Diversity in a Global Society: Technologies and Concepts. Hershey: IGI Global. Janz, K., Homan, A.C., & Voelpel, S.C. (2011, September). Feeling safe to perform: Eliciting psychological safety through delegative-participative leadership in gender diverse teams. Paper presented at the 15th International Workshop on Team Working (IWOT 15), Leuven, Belgium. Speckmann, K., Homan, A.C., Kearney, E., & Voelpel, S.C. (2010, March). Making age diverse teams work: Mit altersheterogenen Teams zu einer verbesserten Unternehmensleistung. Paper presented at the 7th Workshop for Young Researchers, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Section Work & Organisational Psychology, Münster, Germany.

Other Professional Activities: 

10/2007 – 04/2008 Data Analyst in Market Research The ConsumerView, Bremen, Germany 09/2005 – 10/2005 Assisant to Finance Department University of Winchester, UK 02/2002 – 04/2002 Internship at the office of Member of Parliament Werner Siemann Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin, Germany 06/2000 – 09/2000 Internship at a management consultancy UBH GmbH Berlin, German