Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hendrik Hüttermann

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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hendrik Hüttermann

Hendrik Hüttermann holds the Chair of Leadership & Organizational Behavior as of summer 2021.

His research focuses on effective leadership strategies for promoting well-being, engagement, and performance in organizations. His main research areas include the management of diversity and inclusion, mental health promotion in the workplace, and success factors of new forms of leadership and organization. His research has received funding from the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation (Innosuisse) and the basic research fund of the University of St.Gallen. The results of his research have been published in leading international journals, such as the Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and The Leadership Quarterly.

Transferring research findings into corporate practice and management education is a focus of Hendrik Hüttermann's work. As an expert in the field of people analytics, he cooperates with companies as a speaker, coach, and trainer. He also has extensive experience in teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels.

Hendrik Hüttermann studied politics, public administration, and management at the University of Konstanz, where he also obtained his doctorate in organizational behavior. He then worked as a scientific project manager and lecturer at the Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management at the University of St.Gallen (HSG) for several years. There he completed his habilitation and serves as a lecturer for Leadership & Organizational Behavior. He also gained practical experience at the Baden-Wuerttemberg Leadership Academy and the Robert Bosch GmbH.


Key Publications

Leicht-Deobald, U., Huettermann, H., Bruch, H., & Lawrence, B. S. (2021). Organizational demographic faultlines: Their impact on collective organizational identification, firm performance, and firm innovation. Journal of Management Studies, 58(8), 2240–2274.
(5-year Impact Factor: 11.61)
Huettermann, H., & Bruch, H. (2019). Mutual gains? Health-related HRM, collective well-being and organizational performance.
Journal of Management Studies, 56(6), 1045–1072.
(5-year Impact Factor: 11.61)
Reinwald, M., Huettermann, H., & Bruch, H. (2019). Beyond the mean: Understanding firm-level consequences of variability in diversity climate perceptions. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 40(4), 472–491.
(5-year Impact Factor: 11.98)
Huettermann, H., Doering, S., & Boerner, S. (2017). Understanding the development of team identification: A qualitative study in UN peacebuilding teams. Journal of Business and Psychology, 32(2), 217–234.
(5-year Impact Factor: 6.84)
Huettermann, H., Doering, S., & Boerner, S. (2014). Leadership and team identification: Exploring the followers’ perspective.
The Leadership Quarterly, 25(3), 413–432.
(5-year Impact Factor: 12.63)



An overview of all publications by Prof. Hüttermann can be found here. Many full texts of the publications can also be found on ResearchGate.


Membership in Editorial Boards

  • Journal of Managerial Psychology (since 2018)
  • European Journal of Work & Organizational Psychology (since 2017)


Office hours

Appointments upon request. Please contact Diana Berta.