Sonja Kristin Franzke


Professional Experience

Since 2017


University of Goettingen, Germany
Research Associate at the Chair of HRM and Asian Business

2015 - 2016


ESB Career Center, Reutlingen, Germany
Student Assistant, Career Advice and Company Cooperation


Vodafone Germany, Duesseldorf, Germany
Intern Strategy/New Business Development


Interhome AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Intern Performance Marketing


SCANIA Germany, Koblenz, Germany
Intern Process Optimization: Parts and Service

Academic Experience

Oct. 2017


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

Dissertation project
Topic: Minority Entrepreneurship

2016 - 2017


Master of Letters (MLitt) in International Business, University of St Andrews, Scotland
Master Thesis: Does Diversity Matter? A Scandinavian Perspective on Top Management Team Diversity and Firm Performance

2012 - 2014

B.A. in Global Business, Dublin City University (DCU), Dublin, Ireland
Double Degree-Program (Abroad Terms)

2012 - 2016


Bachelor of Science in International Management, ESB Business School, Reutlingen, Germany
Double Degree-Program

Research Interests
Gender and Diversity in Organizations
Minority Entrepreneurship
Management Attitudes toward Diversity
Asian Business and Management
Intercultural Management