Main scientific interests and working areas
Group decision making and group performance
Social information processing
Escalating commitment and the sunk-cost-effect
Mental satiation and stress at the workplace
Studies of Psychology (University of Kiel)
Diploma in Psychology (University of Kiel 1993)
PhD in Psychology (Dr. phil.) (University of Kiel 1996)
Habilitation in Psychology (University of Munich 2002
Research assistant (University of Kiel 1993-1996)
Post Doc and resident scientist (University of Kiel 1997-1998; University of Munich 1998-2002)
Professorship (C3) in Social and Financial Psychology (University of Dresden, 2003-2004)
Professorship (W3) in Industrial, Economic, and Social Psychology (University of Göttingen, 2004- present)
Dean of the Biological Faculty (2007-2008)
Associate Editor of the European Journal of Social Psychology (since 2009)
Consulting Editor of Social Psychology (since 2007)
Brodbeck, F. C., Kerschreiter, R., Mojzisch, A. & Schulz-Hardt, S. (2007). Improving group decision making under conditions of distributed knowledge: The information asymmetries model. Academy of Management Review, 32, 459-479.
Schulz-Hardt, S., Brodbeck, F. C., Mojzisch, A., Kerschreiter, R. & Frey, D. (2006). Group decision making in hidden profile situations: Dissent as a facilitator for decision quality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 1080-1093.
Schulz-Hardt, S. & Brodbeck, F. C. (2008). Group performance and leadership. In M. Hewstone, W. Stroebe, & K. Jonas (Eds.), Introduction to Social Psychology: A European Perspective (4th edition, pp. 264-289). Oxford: Blackwell.