Dr. Anna Katharina Bader

Prof Dr Anna Katharina Bader (Née: Hildisch)

Associate Professor of International Human Resource Management

Academic and non-academic positions


·              Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK, Associate Professor of International Human Resource Management, 01/2019- present

·        University of Goettingen, Germany, Assistant Professor in HRM and Asian Business, 10/2012 – 12/2018 (including Parental Leave, 08/2016 – 11/2017)

·       Various Visiting Researcher positions (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, 2018, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 2014, Loyola College, Chennai, India, 2010)

·                Leadership Development Manager, Vodafone D2, Duesseldorf, Germany, 10/2011 – 09/2012

·               Research Associate and Executive Director/ Program Manager Executive Education, Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Germany, 10/2007 – 09/2010

·                Freelance Trainer, Alcatel-Lucent, Stuttgart, Germany, 2006 – 2007

 Academic Publications


Peer-reviewed journal articles

·         Bader, A. K., Froese, F. J., Cooke, F. L. & Schuster, T. (2022). Gender Diversity Management in Foreign Subsidiaries: A Comparative Study in Germany and Japan. Journal of International Management, 28(3), 100921.

·         Schuster, T., Bader, B. & Bader, A.K. & Rousseau, D.M. (2022). When Foreign Waves Hit Home Shores: Organizational Identification in Psychological Contract Breach-Violation Relationships During International Assignments. Journal of Organizational Behavior 43(3) 369-385.

·         Bader, A.K., Bader, B., Froese, F.J. & Sekiguchi, T. (2021). One way or another? An international comparison of expatriate performance management in multinational companies. Human Resource Management. 60, 737-752.

·         Egdell, V., Hussein, R., Harrison, D., Bader, A.K. & Wilson, R. (2021). “I find it daunting…that I’m gonna have to deal with this until sixty”: Extended working lives and the sustainable employability of operational firefighters. Work Employment and Society. Online First, DOI: 10.1177/09500170211041300.

·         Breitenmoser, A. & Bader, A.K. (2021). Retaining repatriates. The role of career derailment upon repatriation and how it can be mitigated. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 32, 1509-1536.

·         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: Differential role of perceived work and non-work constraints. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 30, 1769-1793.

·         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, 126-136.

·         Froese, F.J. & Bader, A.K. (2019) Surviving the desk-review. Asian Business and Management, 18, 1-5.

·         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, 56-75.

·         Peltokorpi, V., Bader, A.K. & Froese, F.J. (2019). Foreign and domestic company attractiveness to host national employees in Japan: A person–organization fit and image theory perspective. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 27, 392-405.

·         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.

·         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, 40-58. Outstanding Paper in the Emerald Literati Awards 2019.

·         Schmitz, M., Froese, F.J. & Bader, A.K. (2018). Organizational cynicism in multinational corporations in China. Asia Pacific Business Review. 24, 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, 181-200.

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

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

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

·         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. 

Books and book chapters


·         Bader, A.K. & Blenkinsopp, J. (2020). Can we release the brake on mothers’ careers? A UK perspective. In: Premarajan, R. K. & Forrier, A. and Arthur, M.: Career Dynamics in a Global World. Edward Elgar Publishing (p.136–147).

·         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. & Bader, A. K. (Eds.). Expatriate Management - Transatlantic Dialogues. Palgrave MacMillan (p 137-163).

·         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.

·         Hildisch, A.K. & Thies, S. (2012). Onboarding - A holistic approach to management development. In: Annuals of Personnel Development. Freiburg: Leuchterhand

·         Hildisch, A.K. (2012). The strategic integration of personnel departments: A structurationist perspective. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

SELECTED Awards and HonoUrs


·         Alan M. Rugman Award, Finalist, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, 2022

·         Excellence in Reviewing Award from Human Resource Management Review, 2021

·         Paper recognised as among most cited papers in European Management Review in 2018/19, 2020

·         Outstanding Paper Award in the 2019 Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence, 2019

·         CEIBS Best Paper Award (International Management Division), Finalist, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2019

·         Alan M. Rugman Award, Finalist, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, 2019

·         WAIB Best Paper Award for Increased Gender Awareness in International Business Research, Academy of International Business Annual Meeting, 2017

·         Personal Quarterly and HR division of German Academic Association for Business Research Best Paper Award, 2016

·         Academy of Management IM Division: Best Reviewer Award, 2016

·      Journal of Asia Business Studies: Outstanding Reviewer Award, 2016

·         The Palgrave Macmillan and Association of Japanese Business Studies Best Paper Award, 2015

·         European Academy of Management Best Paper at the Expatriate Management Track, 2015