Michael
Michael, FRESE Head of Department, Professor Department:  Management & Organisation Office:  BIZ1 8-44 Contact:  (65) 65161500 Email:  obrhead@nus.edu.sg / bizmf@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Frese`s research spans a wide range of basic and applied topics within organizational behavior and work psychology, e.g., innovation, error management, training (error management training, leadership training and training to improve entrepreneurial success and personal initiative). Most recently, he has done studies on cultural factors in organization and across nations, research th ...[More+]

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    • Basic And Applied Topics Of Organizational Behavior
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Innovation
    • Studies On Errors, Error Management And Error Management Culture
    • Training: The Concept Of Error Training, Leadership Training And Psychological Training For Increasing Entrepreneurial Success And Personal Initiative.
    • Cultural Factors In Organization And Across Nations: As Well As Psychological Success Factors In Entrepreneurs In Developing Countries (africa, Latin America, And Asia) And In Europe.
    • Journal Articles
    • Books/Monographs
      • Planning and entrepreneurship. In M.D. Mumford & M. Frese (Eds.), with Gielnik, M.M. and Stark, M.S (2015), (in press), The Psychology of Planning, Boston, Mass.: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
      • Introduction to organizational planning: The psychology of performance, with Mumford, M.D (2015), (in press), In M.D. Mumford & M. Frese (Eds). Organizational Planning: The Psychology of Performance, New York City: Taylor & Francis: Routledge
      • Proactivity and adaptability, with Zhu, J.L. and Li, W.D. (2014), In D. Chan (Ed), Individual adaptability to changes at work: New directions in research. Boston: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, (pp.36-51)
      • Entrepreneurship training in developing countries, with Bischoff, K.M and Gielnik, M.M (2014), In W. Reichman (Ed) Industrial and Organizational Psychology Serves the Underserved: Helping the Most Vulnerable, pp. 92-119, New York: Palgrave Macmillan
      • Multiple goal pursuit, with Sun, S (2013), In E.A. Locke & G.P. Latham (Eds.), New developments in goal setting and task performance (pp.177-194). New York: Routledge
      • Entrepreneurship and poverty reduction: Applying I-O pschology to microbusiness and entrepreneurship in developing countries, with Gielnik, M.M (2013), In. J. Olson-Buchanan, L. Koppes Bryan, & L. Foster Thimpson (Eds.), Using I-O Psychology for the Greater Good: Helping Those Who Help Others (pp. 394-438), New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis
      • Eigeninitiative, with Fay, D (2013), In W. Sarges (Ed): Management-Diagnostic (pp. 316-322), Goettingen, Germany; Hogrefe
      • Stress in organizations, with Sonnentag, S (2012), In W.C. Borman, D.R. Ilgen, & R.J. Klimoski (Eds), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychology, Vol 12: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 560-592) 2nd edition, (pp.117-New York: Wiley
      • Evidence-based entrepreneurship (EBE): A systematic approach to cumulative science, with Bausch, A., Schmidt, P., Rauch, A. and Kabst, R (2012), In D.M. Rousseau (Ed.), Handbook of Evidence-Baed Management: Companies, Classrooms, and Research (pp.92-111), New York: Oxford Publishing Co.
      • Dynamic performance, with Sonnentag, S (2012), In. S.W.J. Kozlowski (Ed.) , Oxford Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Vol, 1, pp. 548-575), Cambridge, Mass: Oxford University Press
      • Errors in Organizations: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series, with Hofmann D (2011), Taylor and Francis: London
      • Ambidextrous leadership for innovation: The influence of culture, with Bledow, R. and Mueller, V (2011), In W.H. Mobley, M. Li & Y. Wang (Eds.), Advances in Global Leadership (Vol, 6, pp. 41-69)
      • Ambidextrous leadership in the innovation process, with Rosing, R. and Rosenbusch, N (2011), In A. Gerybadze, U. Hommel, H.W. Reiner & D. Thomaschewski (Eds.), Innovation and International Corporte Growth (pp.191-204), Heidelberg, Germany: Springer
      • Cultural influences on errors: Prevention, detection, and management, with Gelfand M.J. and Salmon, E (2011), In D.A. Hofmann & M. Frese (Eds.): Errors in Organizations (pp.273-316), London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis, SIOP Frontier Series
      • Errors, error taxonomies, error prevention and error management: laying the groundwork for discussing errors in organizations, with Hofmann, D.A (2011), In D. Hofmann & M. Frese (Eds.): Errors in Organizations (pp.1-44), London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis, SIOP Frontier Series
      • A new look at errors: On error, error prevention, and error management in organizations, with Hofmann, D.A (2011), In D. Hofmann & M. Frese (Eds.): Errors in Organizations (pp. 317-326), London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis, SIOP Frontier Series
      • Entrepreneurial orientation, with Rauch, A (2011), In A. Bausch & T. Fritz (Eds.), Handbook of Utility Management
      • Enhancing firm performance and innovativeness through error management cuture, with Keith, N (2010), In N.M. Ashkanasy, C.P.M. Wilderom & M.F. Peterson (Eds.), The handbook of organizational culture and climate (2nd ed., pp. 137-157), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
      • Entrepreneurial actions: An action theory approach, (2010), In K. Murnighan, R. van Dck & D. De Cremer (Eds.), Social psychology of organization (pp. 87-118). New York: Routledge
      • A personality approach to entrepreneurship, with Rauch, A (2008), In S. Cartwrigth & C.L. Cooper (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Psychology (pp. 121-136). Oxford: Oxford University Press
      • The impact of emotions, moods, and other affect-related variables on creativity, iinovation and initiative, with Rank, J (2008), In N.M. Ashkanasy & C.L. Cooper (Eds.), Research companion to emotion in organizations (pp. 103-119). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishers
      • The Psychology of Entrepreneurship. SIOP Organizatinal Frontiers Series, with Baum, R J and Baron R A (2007), (Eds), Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
      • Societal culture and leadership in Germany, with Broadbeck, F.C (2007), The full book received the Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Awards of Division 52 of APA in 2009, In J. Chlokar, F. Broadbeck, & R. House (Eds.), Culture and leadership across the world: The GLOBE book of in-depth studies of 25 societies (GLOBE Book 2). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum
      • Researcfh gains: Benefits of cloaser links between I/O psychology and entrepreneurship, with Baron R.A. and Baum, J.R (2007), In J.R. Baum, M. Frese & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship (pp. 347-373). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
      • Cross-cultural entrepreneurship: The case of China, with Tung, R.L. and Walls, J (2007), In. J.R. Baum, M. Frese & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship )pp. 265-286). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
      • Born to be an entrepreneur? Revisiting the personality approach to entrepreneurship, with Rauch, A (2007), In J.R. Baum, M. Frese, & R.A Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneursip (pp. 41-65). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
      • The psychological actions and entrepreneurial success: An action theory approach, (2007), In J.R. Baum, M. Frese, & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship (pp. 151-188). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
      • Entrepreneurship as an area of psychology study: An introduction, with Baum, J.R., Baron, R.A and Katz, J.A (2007), In J.R. Baum, M. Frese, & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship (pp. 1-18). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
      • Meta-analysis as a tool for developing entrepreneurship research and theory, with Rauch, A (2006), In J. Wiklund, D. Dimov, J.A. Katz, & D. Shepherd (Eds.), Entrepreneurship: Frameworks and emprical investigations from forthcoming leaders of European research. Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth (Vol. 9, pp. 29-52). Amsterdam
      • Grand theories and mid-range theories : Cultural effects on theorizing and the attempt to understand active approaches to work, (2005), In K.G. Smith & M.A. Hitt (Eds.), Great minds in management: The process of theory development (pp. 84-108). Oxford: Oxford University Press
      • Entrepreneurial orientation and busines performance: Cumulative empirical evidence, with Rauch, A., Wiklund, J. and Lumpkin, G.T (2004), In Zahra, S.A. et al, (Eds.), Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2004. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference (pp. 164-177). Braintree: P & R Publications
      • Leadership made in Germany: Low on compassion, high on performance (Managerial Insights Excerpt), with Broadbeck, F.C. and Javidan, M (2004), In S. M. Puffer (Ed.) , International managemnet (pp. 192-202). London : M.E. Sharpe
      • Stress in organizations, with Sonnentag, S (2003), The full handbook set received the 2003 Award of Excellence among multi-volume references from the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers, In W.C. Borman, D.R. Ilgen, & R.J. Klimoski (Eds.), Compreshensive Handbook of Psychology, Vol. 12: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 453-491). New York: Wiley
      • Simulation and training in work settings, with Hesketh, B (2002), In P.B. Baltes & N.J. Smelser (Eds.), Internationsl Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 14097-14101). Oxford: Elsevier Science
      • The psychology of entrepreneurship, with Rauch, A (2002), In P.B. Baltes & N.J. Smelser (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 4552-4556). Oxford: Elsevier Science
      • Performnace concepts and performance theory, with Sonnentag, S (2002), In Sonnentag, S (Ed.), Psychological management of individual performance (pp. 3-25). Chichester: Wiley
      • Personal initiative (PI): The theoretical concept and empirical findings, (2001), In M. Erez, U. Kleinbeck & H. Thierry (Eds.), Work motivation in the context of a globalizing economy (pp. 99-110). Mahwah, N.J.: Erlbaum
      • Applied psychology from transitional economies in Eastern Europe. Special issue for Applied Psychology: An International Review (Vol. 49, Issue 4, Oct. 2000), with Pearce J L (2000), Oxford UK: Blackwell Publishers
      • Psychological approaches to entrepreneurship. Special issue for the European Jouranl of Work and Organizational psychology (Vol. 9, No. 1 2000), with Chell, E and Klandt H (2000), (Eds.), Hove, East Sussex, UK Psychology Press
      • Success and failure of microbusiness owners in Africa: A psychological approach, (2000), Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books, Greenwood Publications
      • Effects of human resources strategies on success of small-scale business: A longitudinal study, with Rauch, A (2000), In P.D. Reynolds, E. Autio, C.G. Brush, W.D. Bygrave, S. Manigart, H.J. Sapienza, & K.G. Shaver (Eds.), Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 200 (pp. 530-541). Babson Park Mass.: Babson College, Center for Enrepreneurial Studies
      • Self-starting behaviour at work: Toward a theory of initiative, with Fay, D (2000), In J.Heckhausen (Ed.), Motivation psychology of human development. Developing motivation and motivating development (pp. 307-324). Amsterdam: Elsevier
      • Error management or error prevention: Two strategies to deal with errors in software design, (1991), In H.-J. Bullinger (Ed.), Human aspects in computing: Design and use of interactive systems and work with terminals, pp. 776-782, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ.
    • Faculty Outstanding Researcher Award (NUS) - 2012
    • Top Eight Most Influential Article Published In Journal Of Organisational Behaviour Since Its Inception In 1980.
    • Ph.D, Technical University of Berlin, Germany, 1978
    • Diplom (Dipl.-Psych.), Free University of Berlin, Germany, 1976
    • Vordiplom, University of Regensburg, Germany, 1971
    • Additional Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Jan 1984 - current
    • Tenured Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Jan 1984 - Dec 1991
    • Visiting Professor, Pennsylvania State University, Jan 1988 - Dec 1989
    • Visiting Professor, University of Mannheim, Jan 1989 - Dec 1990
    • Chair for Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Giessen, Jan 1991 - Dec 2009
    • Chair for Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Amsterdam, Jan 1995 - Dec 2000
    • Visiting Professor (part-time), London Business School, Jan 1999 - Dec 2009
    • Visiting Professor, Zheijang University, China, Jan 2000 - Dec 2000
    • Visiting Professor (sabbatical), University of Maryland, Jan 2003 - Dec 2003
    • Visiting Professor (sabbatical), Michigan State University, Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
    • Visiting Professor, Makerere, University of Business School, Kampala, Uganda, Jan 2009 - current
    • Tenured Professor, Luephana Universit of Leuneburg, Germany, Jan 2009 - current
    • Tenured Professor, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, Jul 2009 - current
    • Editorial Board Member, The European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychologist
    • Editorial Board Member, Personnel Psychology
    • Editorial Board Member, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Small Business Management
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Organizational Behavior
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Business and Psychology
    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Applied Psychology
    • Editorial Board Member, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice
    • Editorial Board Member, Human Relations (Journal)
    • Editorial Board Member, Human Performance
    • Editorial Board Member, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
    • Editorial Board Member, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being
    • Editorial Board Member, Applied Psychology: An International Review -
    • Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Journal, Feb 2011 - current
    • President (Speaker), Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Psychologie (Section West and Organizational Psychology), Jan 1990 - Dec 1992
    • Editor, Applied Psychology, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Jan 1991 - Dec 1998
    • President-Elect, International Associaiton of Applied Psychology, Jan 1998 - Dec 2000
    • President, International Association of Applied Psychology, Jan 2002 - Dec 2006
    • Past President Officer, International Association of Applies Psychology, Jan 2006 - Dec 2010
    • Field Editor for Entrepreneurship and Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Sep 2009 - current
    • Member (by invitation only), The Summit Group of I/O Psychologies
    • SOB, by invitation only, The Society for Organizational Behavior
    • Officer (1998-2010), International Association of Applied Psychology
    • President (2002-2006), International Association of Applied Psychology
    • Honorary Member, Psychological Soceity of South Africa (PSYSSA)
    • Member (former president of I/O group), Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Psychology
    • Foreign Associate, American Psychogical Association
    • Member, Academy of Management

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