Dipl.-Kffr. Regina Anna-Maria Palmer

Dipl.-Kffr. Regina Anna-Maria Palmer
WOW 2.2 - Professur für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie
Gebäude 36, Zimmer 1203
+49 89 6004 2743

Dipl.-Kffr. Regina Anna-Maria Palmer

From 2004 until 2010,  Regina Palmer studied business and management at the University of Cologne and San Diego State University majoring in business psychology, managerial accounting, and supply chain management. She finished her studies among the top 10% of her class. During her studies she did internships both in Germany and abroad; amongst others at the consultant agencies Capgemini Consulting and Accenture. After receiving her degree, she worked in the market research and consultancy agency IRI. Since 2012 she has been employed at the Chair of Organizational Behavior at the Bundeswehr University Munich. Already in 2014, she has substituted Professor Sackmann as lecturer in the classes of "Organizational culture and culture sensitive management" and "Empirical social research: Qualitative methods" during her research sabbatical. From 2014 until 2016 she received a dissertation fellowship by the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft [German Economics Foundation] seated in Berlin. Her dissertation thesis is about the influence of evolutionary sex differences in behavior on leadership.
  • Empirical social research: Qualitative methods
  • Organizational culture and culture sensitive management
  • Bachelor seminar
  • Master seminar


Research interests
  • Gender in management
  • Changing organizational culture
  • Biology and leadership
  • Ethnography


Selected publications

Palmer, R. A. (in press). Frauen in Führungspositionen. Einige Fakten. In S. A. Sackmann (2018) Herausforderung Führung - Perspektiven für die Zukunft. Springer Verlag.

Palmer, R. A. & Klammer, A. (2018). Integrating the fields of organizational culture change and unlearning. Conference Proceedings. Delft: IFKAD Conference 2018.

Palmer, R. A. (2018). Ethnography in organizational studies: a matter of new, under-researched, or extreme fields only? - A proposition to apply ethnography to generate surprise findings in traditional, saturated, everyday fields of research. Paper presentation. Tallinn: EGOS Conference 2018.

Palmer, R. A. (2017). Evolved sex differences in leader behavior: Are women leaders feminine? Poster presentation. Washington, D. C.: APA Annual Meeting.

Palmer, R. A. (2017). The impact of women leaders on organizational culture: Will they break down the borders women managers face today? Paper presentation. London: EDI Conference 2017.

Palmer, R. A. (2017). Evolved sex differences in leader behavior. Poster presentation. Dublin: EAWOP Congress 2017.

Palmer, R. A. (2016). The impact of evolved sex differences in leaders' behavior on organizational culture. Presentation. Paris: EURAM Doctoral Colloquium.

Sackmann, S. A., Klaus, N. B., & Palmer, R. A. (2013). What differentiates companies successful in dealing with change from unsuccessful ones? Poster Presentation. Münster: EAWOP Congress 2013. 

Palmer, R. A. (2010). Consumer Price Knowledge. Unpublished manuscript. Diplomarbeit.