Prof. Dr. Julia Reif

has been appointed Professor of Economic and Organizational Psychology at the Department of Business Administration in January 2022.

Julia Reif researches and teaches in the field of economic and organizational psychology. She studied psychology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Afterwards, she earned her doctorate there with a dissertation on the initiation of negotiations and habilitated on the topic of behavior regulation. In particular, her research focuses on gender differences in negotiation situations, relationship regulation in economic decisions, team adaptivity, health and strain in modern work environments, as well as integration and organizational acculturation.

Prof. Reif is active as a speaker at conferences and conventions and as an author of numerous scientific papers. She publishes her research, which is funded among others by the DFG (German Research Foundation) and the EU, in internationally recognized journals. Together with her co-authors, she received the “Best Article Award” of the journal “Negotiation and Conflict Management Research” in 2020. In the course of her research activities, she has established various national and international research collaborations, for example with the Universitat de Barcelona, the University of Guelph, and Riga Technical University.

As a freelance consultant, Julia Reif cooperates with national and international companies in the areas of organizational diagnosis, organizational development, and organizational culture. In her research and consulting activities, she links theory and practice in the sense of evidence-based management.


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