Dr. Lena Kemper

Professional Experience

2013 - 2017

University of Goettingen, Germany
Research Associate at the Chair of HRM and Asian Business Coordination of internationalization projects, Business department
Coordination / applicant support / course guidance, Master program in Management

2011 - 2013

University of Goettingen, Germany
Student Assistant, Erasmus Coordinator


2013

University of Goettingen, Germany
Student Assistant, Tutor for Accounting


2013

Hermes Transport Logistics GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Intern


2011

Domaine des Escaunes, Avignon, France
Account Manager


2010 - 2011

Tchibo GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
Intern


2010

Fresenius Medical Care AG, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Intern


2008 - 2009

University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany
Student Assistant, Tutor for Mathematics




Academic Experience

Since Feb. 2014

Economic Sciences, Doctoral Studies, University of Goettingen, Germany
Doctoral Student, Chair for HRM and Asian Business

Dissertation project

Topic: Diversity management in different institutional contexts

2015

Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
Visiting Scholar / Data collection


2011 - 2013

Master of Science in Management, University of Goettingen, Germany
Master Thesis: Sustainability of Executive Board Remuneration - An Empirical Analysis of the German Prime Standard Firms


2012

Korea University, Seoul, Korea
Exchange Student


2007 - 2010

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Goettingen, Germany


2009 - 2010

Maelardalen University, Vaesterås, Sweden
Exchange Student



Research Interests

Gender and Diversity in Organizations
Demographic Change / Aging Societies
Management Attitudes toward Diversity
Asian Business and Management


Conference Presentations and Publications


Kemper, L. E., Bader, A. K., & Froese, F. J. (2016). When attitudes toward women collide: The case of Scandinavian MNEs in Japan. Herbstworkshop der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission Personalwesen (WK Pers) des VHB, Paderborn, Germany, September 2016.


Kemper, L. E. (2016). Diversity Management in Aging Societies - Chances & Challenges. Fachtagung und wissenschaftliches Vernetzungstreffen der Diversity-Forschenden aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, DoktorandInnen Werkstatt, Hannover, Germany, September 2016.


Kemper, L. E., Bader, A. K., & Froese, F. J. (2016). When attitudes toward women collide: The case of Scandinavian MNEs in Japan. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, USA, August 2016.


Kemper, L. E., Bader, A. K., & Froese, F. J. (2016). When attitudes toward women collide: The case of Scandinavian MNEs in Japan. Academy of International Business Annual Meeting / Association of Japanese Busines Studies Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA, June 2016.


Kemper, L. E., Bader, A. K., & Froese, F. J. (2016). Diversity management in aging societies. A comparative Study of Germany and Japan. Management Revue, 27: 29-49.


Kemper, L. E., Hildisch, A. K., & Froese, F. J. (2015). Antecedents of perspectives toward diversity: an exploratory study with German top executives. Annual meeting of The Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, July 2015.


Kemper, L. E., Hildisch, A. K., & Froese, F. J. (2015). Diversitätsperspektiven des Top-Managements: Eine explorative Analyse in deutschen Unternehmen. Fachtagung und wissenschaftliches Vernetzungstreffen der Diversity-Forschenden aus Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, Hamburg, Germany, June, 2015.


Kemper, L. E., Hildisch, A. K., & Froese, F. J. (2015). Under which conditions do organizations pursue a specific perspective on diversity- An exploratory study in German SMEs. Abschlusstagung des von der Stiftung Zukunft NRW geförderten Forschungs- und Praxisprojekts Demografiecontrolling in kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen. Aachen, Germany, January, 2015.


Froese, F. J., Hildisch, A. K., & Kemper, L. E. (2015). Leveraging diversity - How an inclusive organizational climate increases organizational success. In: Widuckel, W., de Molina, K., Ringlstetter, M. F. & Frey, D. (Eds.): Arbeitskultur 2020. Springer Gabler. (Original title: Von Vielfältigkeit profitieren - Wie eine inklusive Arbeitskultur den Unternehmenserfolg steigert).



Awards and Honors


VHB / PERSONALquarterly, 2016
PERSONALquarterly Best Paper Award: Paper entitled: When different attitudes toward women collide: The case of Scandinavian subsidiaries in Japan (together with Bader, A. K. & Froese, F. J.) Paderborn, Germany.


Academy of Management, 2016
Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Gender and Diversity in Organizations Division of the Academy of Management (AOM), Anaheim, USA.


Academy of International Business, 2016
Scholarship/stipend award from the Academy of International Business (AIB) Doctoral Stipend Program awarded by the Sheth Foundation, New Orleans, LA, USA.


University of Goettingen, 2016
Grant for conference participation in the Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB) in New Orleans, LA, USA.


German Academic Exchange Service, 2015
DAAD PAJAKO Scholarship, Research Stay & Data Collection, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan.


Small & Medium Enterprises Network, University of Goettingen, 2014
"PraxisForscher" scholarship awarded for a practice-relevant dissertation Project "Diversity Management in different institutional contexts" in Goettingen, Germany.


German Academic Exchange Service, 2012
DAAD Promos, Student Exchange Scholarship, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea


e-fellows, since 2011
Scholarship for excellent academic achievements & extramural commitment as a (doctoral) student.


German Academic Exchange Service, 2009 / 2010
DAAD Erasmus, Student Exchange Scholarship, Maelardalen University, Vaesteras, Sweden