Dr. Albert Kräh



University of Goettingen, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Germany
Research Associate and Doctoral Student, Chair for HRM and Asian Business, Prof. Dr. Dr. Fabian J. Froese

2005 - 2011

University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Faculty of Mathematics and Geography, Germany
Diplom (equivalent to MSc) in Geography with focus on tourism management

2008 - 2011

University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt/University of Salzburg, Faculties of Political and Social Science, Germany/Austria
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with focus on cultural studies


Research period in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Research and data collection for the final thesis ("Diplomarbeit", equivalent to master thesis) about tourism management strategies at the indoor skiing resort “Ski Dubai”


Chair for Tourism (University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt) in cooperation with GIZ GmbH, Research project in Dehradun/Uttarakhand, Northern India
Topic: Ecotourism as instrument of sustainable sociocultural and economic development

Work Experience

2007 - 2012 Professional work experience and internships in the fields of Consulting, HRM, Regional Development, Tourism and Event Management

Research interests

Expatriate Management
Health and Work-Life Balance Management
IHRM and Tourism

Regional focus

South-East Asia
Middle East

Dissertation topic

Topic: Managing Work and Private Life Demands Abroad - The case of foreign employees in Asia's high performing countries (Abstract)

Awards and Honors

JGM Best Paper Award at the 14th Annual Conference of the European Academy of Management (EURAM 2014)

Conference Presentations and Publications

Kraeh, A., Froese, F.J. Kim, S.G. (2016). Does socio-cultural and psychological adjustment influence physical health? The case of North Korean refugees in South Korea. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 51(1), 54-60.

Kraeh, A., Froese, F. J., Park, H. (2015): Foreign Professionals in South Korea: Integration or Alienantion? In D'Costa, A. (Ed.) After-Development Dynamics: South Korea's Contemporary Engagement with Asia. Oxford University Press.

Davies, S., Kraeh, A., Froese, F. J. (2015): Burden or support? The influence of partner nationality on expatriate cross-cultural adjustment. Journal of Global Mobility, 3(2), 169-182.

Kraeh, A., Froese F.J. (2015): For better or worse? The influence of socio-cultural and psychological adjustment on North Korean refugees' health in South Korea. 9th Biennial Congress of the International Academy for Intercultural Research (IAIR). Bergen, Norway, June, 2015.

Kraeh, A., Froese, F. J. (2014): Cross-cultural adjustment and burnout. 22nd International Congress of the International Association for Cross-cultural Psychology (IACCP). Reims, France, July, 2014.

Kraeh, A., Froese, F. J. (2014): The Dark Side of Expatriation. 56th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB). Vancouver, Canada, June, 2014.

Kraeh, A., Froese, F. J. (2014): Do expatriates suffer from burnout? 14th Annual Conference of the Academy of European Management (EURAM). Valencia, Spain, June, 2014.

Kraeh, A. (2013): Tourism today. Interactive travel and the performance of "mobile sociality". Book Review of "Travel Connections. Tourism, technology and togetherness in a mobile world" by Jennie Germann Molz. Space and Culture,16(4), 461-463.