Prof. Dr. Ellen Schmid

has been appointed Professor of Personnel and Organizational Development at the Department of Business Administration in December 2021.

Prof. Schmid studied psychology at the University of Bamberg and the University of London and subsequently worked for several years as an HR Business Partner at General Electric's European research center. In 2011, she joined the Technical University of Munich (TUM), where she received her doctorate summa cum laude and most recently headed the Center for Digital Leadership Development. In 2019, she accepted a professorship for Responsible Leadership at Munich Business School.

Ellen Schmid teaches and researches in the field of human resources, personnel and organizational development, with a focus on leadership development in a digital world. Her research has been published in leading international journals, such as the Journal of Management, and she received various awards for her work, including the TUM School of Management’s Teaching Award, the Academy of Management’s Junior Faculty Best Paper Award and the TUM Dissertation Award. 


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