Dr. Anna Katharina Bader


Professional Experience

Since 2018

Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom
Senior Lecturer


Georg-August University of Goettingen, Germany
Research Associate and Assistant Professor (from Sept. 2013 on) at the Chair of HRM and Asian Business

2011 - 2012

Vodafone D2 GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany
Leadership Development Manager


Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Germany
Research Assistant at Chair of Organization and HRM
Executive Director/ Program Manager Executive Education


Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Stuttgart, Germany
Freelancer Trainer


Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Stuttgart, Germany
Management Development, Internship


Bühler Unternehmens- und Personalberatung, Munich, Germany



Academic Experience


Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Visiting Researcher (July - October)

2007 - 2012

Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany
Dr. rer. pol. in Human Resource Management
Title of dissertation: The Strategic Integration of Personnel Departments – A Structurationist Perspective


Loyola College, Chennai, India
Visiting Scholar (October - December)

2002 - 2007

Catholic University of Eichstätt Ingolstadt, Germany
Diploma in Educational Sciences Major: Adult Education Minors: Psychology, Sociology and Business


University of Oulu, Finland
Exchange Student



Research Focus

Diversity Management
International Human Resource Management
Expatriate Management



Books and book chapters


Bader, A.K. and Blenkinsopp, J. (forthcoming). Can we release the brake on mothers’ careers? A UK perspective. In: Arthur, M., Premarajan, R. K. & Forrier, A.: Career Dynamics in a Global World: Indian and Western Perspective. Edward Elgar Publishing

Bader, B., Schuster, T., Bader, A.K. (Eds.) (2017): Expatriate Management - Transatlantic Dialogues. Palgrave MacMillan.

Bader, A.K. (2017). The effect of host country nationals´ support on expatriates´ adjustment - A multiple stakeholder approach. In: Bader, B., Schuster, T. and Bader, A. K. (Eds.). Expatriate Management - Transatlantic Dialogues. Palgrave MacMillan.

Froese, F.J., Hildisch, A.K., Kemper, L.E. (2014). 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. (German title: Von Vielfältigkeit profitieren - Wie eine inklusive Arbeitskultur den Unternehmenserfolg steigert).

Hildisch, A.K. & Thies, S. (2012). Onboarding - A holistic approach to management development. In: Annuals of Personnel Development. Freiburg: Leuchterhand (German title: Coaching im Onboarding - Ein ganzheitlicher Managemententwicklungsansatz)

Hildisch, A.K. (2012). The strategic integration of personnel departments: A structurationist perspective. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler (German title: Zur strategischen Integration der Personalabteilung: Eine erweiterte strukturationstheoretische Betrachtung)



Peer-reviewed journal articles


Breitenmoser, A., Bader, A.K. (in press): Retaining repatriates - the role of career derailment upon repatriation and how it can be mitigated. International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Peltokorpi, V., Bader, A.K., Froese, F.J., (in press). Foreign company attractiveness: A study with host country nationals in Japan. International Journal of Selection and Assessment.

Bader, A.K., Kemper, L., Froese, F.J., (2019). Who promotes a value-in-diversity perspective: A fuzzy set analysis of executives’ individual and organizational characteristics. Human Resource Management. 58, 203-217.

Bader, A.K, Reade, C., Froese, F.J. (2019). Terrorism and expatriate withdrawal cognitions: The differential role of perceived work and non-work constraints. International Journal of Human Resource Management,. 30, 1769-1793.

Chathurani, I., Froese, F.J., Bader, A.K., (2019). Relocation with our without you: An attachment theory perspective on expatriate withdrawal. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings.

Kemper, L., Bader, A.K., Froese, F.J. (2019). Promoting gender diversity in a challenging environment: The case of Scandinavian subsidiaries in Japan. Personnel Review, 48(1), 56-75.

Bader, B., Schuster, T., Bader, A.K., Shaffer, M. (2019) The dark side of expatriation: dysfunctional relationships, expatriate crises, prejudice and a VUCA world. Journal of Global Mobility, 7(2): 126-136.

Bader, B., Stoermer, S., Bader, A.K., Schuster, T. (2018) Institutional discrimination of women and workplace harassment of female expatriates. Journal of Global Mobility, 6(1): 40-58.

Bader, A.K., Froese, F.J., Kraeh, A. (2018). Clash of cultures? German expatriates’ work-life boundary adjustment in South Korea. European Management Review. 15, 357-374.

Schmitz, M., Bader, A.K., Froese, F.J. (2018). Cynicism at foreign firms in China. Asia Pacific Business Review. 24(5), 620-637.

Bader, A.K., Froese, F.J, Achteresch, A., Behrens, S. (2017). Expatriates’ influence on the organizational commitment of host country nationals in China. The moderating role of individual values and status characteristics. European Journal of International Management. 11(2), 181-200.

Störmer, S., Bader, K., Froese, F.J. (2016). Culture matters: The influence of cultural values on organizational climate for inclusion. Cross-Cultural and Strategic Management. 23 (2), 287-305.

Kemper, L., Bader, A.K., Froese, F.J. (2016). Diversity management in aging societies: A comparative study of medium to large corporations in Germany and Japan. Management Revue, 27(1/2), 29-49.

Bader, A.K. (2016) Paradox and Power. A structurationist perspective on managers’’ hesitation toward people management. German Journal of Human Resource Management, 30(2): 108-124.

Hildisch, A.K., Froese, F.J., Pak, Y.S. (2015). Employee responses to a cross-border acquisition: The role of social support from different hierarchical levels. Asian Business and Management, 14, 327-347.