Stefanie Acksteiner M.Sc.

WOW 1.3 - Professur für Leadership & Organizational Behavior
Building 36, Room 1203
+49 89 6004 2743

Stefanie Acksteiner M.Sc.

Stefanie Acksteiner completed her studies in economics and management at the Bundeswehr University in Munich. In her master's studies, she specialized within the two fields of 'Strategy, Management and Market' and 'Sustainable Organizations, HR and Leadership'. In particular, she focused on power shift within formal and informal hierarchies and leadership competencies in new organizations and forms of project management. As an active Army officer of the German Armed Forces, she also gained practical experience in the military leadership context.

She joined the chair of Leadership and Organizational Behavior in June 2023. Her dissertation research focuses on leadership and organizational design in the context of new organizations.



  • High performance teams & team development
  • Leadership: interpersonal skills in organizations


Research focus

  • New forms of leadership & self-managing, agile, hybrid designs
  • Ambiguity in the organizational context & tolerance of ambiguity
  • Organizational development & transformation