Chair of Human Resource Management & Intercultural Leadership

Publications

Conference Papers


2017

Festing, M., Schäfer, L., and Tiihonen, J. (2017). The paradox of exclusive Talent Management and inclusion: Towards an inclusion index in Talent Management. Paper accepted for presentation at the 6th EIASM Workshop on Talent Management, Barcelona/Spain, October 2017.

Festing, M. (2017). Do Global Talent Management Programs help to retain talents? A career-related framework. Paper accepted for presentation at the Herbstworkshop 2017 der Wissenschaftlichen Kommission Personalwesen im VHB, Paderborn, September 2017.

Bonneton, D., Schworm, S., Festing, M., and Muratbekova-Touron, M. (2017). Global Talent Management Program: Does it help to retain talents? Paper presented at the AOM 2017 Annual Meeting in Atlanta/USA, August 2017.

Tekieli, M. and Festing, M. (2017). Global Alignment or Localization? An empirical examination of Global Reward Management in MNEs and influencing Factors. Paper presented at the AIB 2017 Annual Meeting, Dubai/UAE, July 2017.

Bonneton, D., Schworm, S., Festing, M., and Muratbekova-Touron, M. (2017). Global Talent Management Program: Does it help to retain talents? Paper presented at the 17th EURAM Conference, Glasgow/UK, June 2017.

2016


Harsch, K. and Festing, M. (2016). Different types of organizations require different talent management practices - an empirical investigation of strategic talent management in Germany. Paper presented at the 5th EIASM Workshop on Talent Management, Copenhagen/Denmark, October 2016.

Festing, M. (2016). Learning from teaching failures. Panelist at the 36th SMS Annual International Conference of the Strategic Management Society, Berlin, September 2016.

Festing, M. (2016). Talent retention in times of crisis - Opportunities for the Robert Bosch Group in the context of the German Industrial Relations System. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), Anaheim/USA, August 2016.

Sahakiants, I., Festing, M., and Steger, T. (2016). Organizational continuity and founder narrative: The role of primary stakeholders in sustaining a socially responsible corporate culture. Paper presented at the 32nd EGOS Conference (Sub-theme 08: History and Organization Studies: The Ways Forward), Naples/Italy, July 2016.

Tekieli, M. and Festing, M. (2016). The impact of centralization of reward management on the perceived effectiveness of reward management in MNEs – an empirical investigation of perceptions of HQ and subsidiary reward managers. Paper presented at the 18th IHRM Conference in Victoria, BC/Canada, June 2016.

Bonneton, D., Schworm, S., Festing, M., and Muratbekova-Touron, M. (2016): Retention of Talents in MNCs: the role of career success and organizational commitment. Competing for Talent as a Nonprofit Employer. Paper presented at the 18th IHRM Conference in Victoria, BC/Canada, June 2016.

2015

Tekieli, M., Festing, M., and Baeten, X. (2015). Global reward management - Contrasting prespectives of HQ and subsidiary representatives on reward management centralization. Paper presented at 5th European Reward Management Conference, Brussels, December, 2015.

Harsch, K., Festing, M. (2015). Management of Non-family talent in strategic positions of family businesses in German-speaking countries. Paper presented at the 4th EIASM Workshop on Talent Management Conference, Valencia, Spain, September 2015.

Festing, M. and Schäfer, L. (2015). Conceptual Bias in HRM - Gender Inclusion and Implications for other Diversity Dimensions. Paper presented at the Symposium "Opening Organizations: Managing Diversity and Inclusion through HRM", 75th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, August 2015.

Schworm, S.K., Cadin, L., Carbone, V., Festing, M., Leon, E., Muratbekova, M. (2015). The Impact of International Business Education on Career Success: Evidence from Europe. Paper presented at the Seventy-fifth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, August 2015.
Winner of the Global Forum Best Paper Award: In John Humphreys (Ed.), Proceedings of the Seventy-fifth Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Online ISSN: 2151-6561.

Knappert, L., Festing, M. (2015): Presenter Symposium “Opening Organizations: Managing Diversity and Inclusion through HRM”; Presenters: Emily Amanatullah (McCombs School of Business), Isabel Collien (HafenCity University Hamburg), Yuval Engel (VU University Amsterdam), Marion Festing (ESCP Europe), Lena Knappert (Ozyegin University), Shira Mor (Rotterdam School of Management), Michael Müller-Camen (WU Wien), Lynn Schäfer (ESCP Europe), Zhaleh Semnani-Azad (University of Waterloo), Jie Shen (University of South Australia), Barbara Sieben (HSU Hamburg), Negin Toosi (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology); Sponsored by the HR and the OB Division at the Academy of Management (AOM) Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, August 2015.

Sahakiants, I., Festing, M. and Steger T. (2015). Paying Your Employees Right: Exploring the Concept of Socially Responsible Rewards. Paper presented at the 15th EURAM Annual Conference, Warsaw, Poland, June 2015.

2014

Festing, M. and Harsch, K. (2014). Talent Management of non-family executives in family businesses in Germany. Paper presented at the 3rd Workshop on Talent Management, Berlin, Germany, October 2014.

Sahakiants, I. and Festing, M. (2014). Executive Pay Narratives in Germany and Russia: Cases of Path Dependence? Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Path Dependence, Berlin, Germany, February 2014.

Muratbekova, M., Kabalina, V., Festing, M.: Young Talent Management in Russia – a Multilevel Perspective. Paper presented at the  IHRM-Conference in Cracow, June 2014.

Schworm, S., Cadin, L., Carbone, V., Festing, M., Leon, E., Muratbekova, M.: International Business Education and International Experience as Determinants of Subjective Career Success of international managers – Theoretical Framework and Empirical Results. Paper presented at the  IHRM-Conference in Cracow, June 2014.

Engle, A., Dowling, P., Festing, M.: Gaining Altitude on Global Performance Management Processes:  A Multilevel Analysis.  Paper presented at the  IHRM-Conference in Cracow, June 2014.

Sahakiants, I., Festing, M., Steger, T.: Why do companies implement socially responsible human resource practices? A conceptual analysis. Paper presented at the  IHRM-Conference in Cracow, June 2014.

2013

Sahakiants, I. and Festing, M. (2013). Public Opinion and Executive Pay: Media Content Analysis Of Corporate Governance Narratives in Germany and Russia. Paper presented at the 4th European Reward Management Conference, Brussels, Belgium, December 2013.

Saheem, W. and Festing, M. (2013): HRM in Dubai - An institutionalist perspective in an emerging market. Peper presented at the 11th EIASM Workshop on International Management, Berlin, Germany, October 2013.

Sahakiants, I. and Festing, M. (2013): Public Opinion and Executive Pay: Media Content Analysis of Corporate Governance Discourse in Germany and Russia. Paper presented at the IX Chemnitz East Forum, Chemnitz, Germany, September 2013.

Festing, M., Kornau, A., Schäfer, L. (2013): Talent management and the career advancement of female managers: A single case study in the German media industry. Paper presented at the European Group for Organizational Studies EGOS Conference in Montreal/Kanada, July 2013.

Festing, M., Schäfer, L. (2013): Generational challenges to talent management: A framework for talent retention based on the psychological-contract perspective. Paper presented at the 2nd EIASM Workshop on Talent Management, Brussels/Belgium, October 7-8, 2013.

Knappert, L., Festing, M. (2013): Do Global 'Best Practices' in Performance Management meet Employees' Preferences? Paper presented and nominated for the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, August 2013.

2012

Knappert, L., Festing, M. 2012: Do Global 'Best Practices' in Performance Management meet Employees' Preferences?. Paper presented and nominated for the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida, August 2012.

Festing, M., Knappert, L., Kornau, A. 2012: Gender-Specific Preferences in Global Performance Management - an Empirical Study of Male and Female Leaders in a Multinational Context. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, August 2012.

Andreeva, T., Festing, M., Minbaeva, D., Muratbekova, M. 2012: The Janus Faces of IHRM in Russian MNE's - an Institutional Perspective. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Meeting, Boston, August 2012.

Festing, M., Sahakiants, I. 2012: Predicting the Use of Executive Share-Based Compensation: Empirical Evidence from Poland. Paper presented at the IFSAM Conference, Limmerick/Ireland, June 2012.

Festing, M., Schäfer L. 2012: Human Resource Management in Clusters: A Case Study from Germany. Paper presented at the IFSAM Conference, Limmerick/Ireland, June 2012.

Festing M., Knappert L. 2012 Are there Worldwide Applicable Best Practices in Global Performance Management? Empirical Evidence from Three Countries. Paper presented at the IFSAM Conference, Limmerick/Ireland, June 2012.

Festing M., Schäfer L., Scullion H. 2012: Talent Management in German Medium-Sized Companies - Empirical Findings and Implications for Future Research. Paper presented at the EIASM Workshop on Talent Management, Brussels/Belgium, April 2012.

2011

Festing, M., Knappert, L. 2011: Global Performance Management in MNEs - an Empirical Test of Country-Specific Profiles in China, Germany and the USA. Paper presented at the 9th EIASM Workshop on Cross-Cultural Management and Intercultural Strategy, Moscow, November 2011.

Festing, M., Sahakiants, I. 2011: Determinants of Share-based Compensation Plans in Central and Eastern European Public Companies: An Institutional Analysis. Paper presented at the 3rd EIASM European Reward Management Conference, Brussels 2011.

Jonczyk, C., Festing, M. 2011: Coping patterns of female managers in male dominated industries - Differences within an out-group. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the British Academy of Management, Birmingham 2011.

Festing, M., Maletzky, M. 2011: Leadership Adjustment - A Structuration Perspective on the Interaction of Western Expatriates and their Russian Subordinates. Paper presented at the Academy of International Business, Nagoya, Japan, June 2011.

Festing, M., Sahakiants, I. 2011. Compensation Practices in Central and Eastern Europe: A Case Study of Multinational Corporation Subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Path Dependance (Academy of Management), Berlin, March 2011.

2010

Festing, M., Engle, A. D. 2010. Contextualism in rewards: Constructs, measures and the discretion of multinational enterprise. In Brewster, C., Mayrhofer, W.: Comparative human resource management - Current status and future developments, Professional Development Workshop – HR Division (Academy of Management), Montréal, Canada, August 2010.

Royer, S., Festing, M., Steffen, C. 2010. Clusters and competitive advantage realization of single firms – A two-country study of resources in mechanical watch clusters. Paper presented at the IFSAM Conference, Paris, July 2010.

Dowling, P., Engle, A., Festing, M., Barzantny, C. 2010. Proposing processes of global performance management: An analysis of the literature. Paper presented at the IFSAM Conference, Paris, July 2010.

Festing, M. & Sahakiants, I. 2010. Compensation in CEE Countries - a Framework and a Case Study of Subsidiaries of an MNC in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland. Paper presented at the 11th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Birmingham, June 2010.

Festing, M., Knappert, L., Dowling, P.J. & Engle, A.D. 2010. Country-specific profiles in global performance management – A contribution to balancing global standardization and local adaptation. Paper presented at the 11th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Birmingham, June 2010.

Festing, M. & Maletzky, M. 2010. Mutual adjustment - A question of power? Paper presented at the 11th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Birmingham, June 2010.

Björkman, I. 2010. Textbooks and the teaching of IHRM: What, why, and how? (Panelists: Dennis Briscoe, Marion Festing, Vlado Pucik, and Paul Sparrow), Symposium presented at the 11th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Birmingham, June 2010.

Brown, K., Burgess, J., Festing, M., Keast, R., Royer, S., Steffen, C., Waterhouse, J. 2010. Clusters as value adding webs: Developing a policy framework. Paper presented at the 14th IRSPM, Bern, April 2010.

Festing, M., Sahakiants, I. 2010: Compensation in CEE Countries - a Framework and a case study of an MNC subsidiary in the Czech Republic. Paper presented at the Kommissiontagung Internationales Management im Verband der Hochschullehrer, Berlin, February 2010.

Festing, M., Knappert, L. 2010: Balancing Global Standardization and local adaptation. Initial attempts to measure country-specific profiles in global performance measurement in MNEs. Paper presented at EIBA, Porto.

2009

Festing, M., Sahakiants. 2009. Compensation in CEE countries - a multiple case study of an MNE. Paper presented at the EIASM Workshop on Reward Management, Brussels.

Festing, M., Maletzky, M. 2009. Leadership adjustment of Western expatriates in Russia - A structuration theory perspective. Paper presented at the 7th EIASM workshop on International Strategy and Cross-Cultural Management, Helsinki, September 2009.

Engle, A. D., Dowling, P. J., Festing, M., Donelly, & N., Gerhart, W. 2009. The sustainable teaching of human resource management in multinational enterprises: An incrementalist, multiple constituency, competence-based approach. Professional Development Workshop – HR Division. Academy of Management, Chicago, USA , August 2009.

Festing, M., & Sahakiants, I. 2009. Compensation practices in Central and Eastern European EU member states – An institutional perspective. Paper presented at the 10th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Santa Fe, USA, June 2009.

Festing, M., & Maletzky, M. 2009. Leadership adjustment of Western expatriates in Russia - A structurationalist perspective. Paper presented at the 10th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Santa Fe, USA, June 2009.

Barzantny, C., Festing, M., Dowling, P. J., & Engle, A. D. 2009. Addressing the lack of empirical data on global performance management: developing a research strategy and assessing initial empirical evidence. Research note presented in the Symposium on Global Performance Management, organized by Claus, L., and Briscoe, D. at the 10th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Santa Fe, USA, June 2009.

Engle, A. D., Festing, M., Dowling, P. J., & Sahakiants, I. 2009. Renaissance in rewards: a historical preface and comparative analysis of contemporary pay practices. Paper presented at the EURAM conference in Liverpool, UK, May 2009.

Brown, K., Burgess, J., Festing, M., Keast, R., Royer, S., Steffen C., & Waterhouse, J. 2009. Public policies to enhance industry cluster development. Paper presented at the Society for Global Business and Economic Development (SGBED). The second research symposium, Business Clusters: A source of innovation and knowledge for competitive advantage, The University of Wollongong in Dubai.

2008

Festing, M., Eidems, J., & Kashubskaya-Kimpelainen, E. 2008. Leadership behavior of Western European expatriates in Moscow: transfer of Western leadership styles or adaptation to the Russian context? A roundtable presentation on the challenges of identifying and using networks in Russia, Hungary, Argentina and India, Academy of International Business. Milano, Italy.

Brown, K., Burgess, J., Festing, M., Royer, S., Steffen, C., & Waterhouse, J. 2008. Vines and clusters: the application of the value adding web as a framework for cluster analysis in the Australian wine industry. Paper presented at the 8th EURAM Annual Conference. Lujubljana and Bled, Slovenia.

2007

Brown, K., Burgess, J., Festing, M., Royer, S., Steffen, C., & Waterhouse, J. 2007. Towards a new conceptualization of clusters. Paper presented in the conference proceedings, ANZAM conference Sydney, Australia.

Festing, M., & Müller, B. 2007. Antecedents and outcomes of expatriate's psychological contracts - Framework and empirical results. Paper nominated for the Best Applied Paper Award of the Career's Division, Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, USA.

Festing, M., & Müller, B. 2007. Managing expatriate psychological contracts for global career development - theoretical framework and empirical evidence. Paper presented at the Workshop on Research Advances in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management and Corporate Social Responsibility, University of Toulouse 1AE - LIRHE & GRACCO CNRS, Toulouse, France.

Festing, M., & Eidems, J. 2007. Transnational perspectives on HRM systems - A dynamic capability-based analysis of the balance between global standardization and local adaptation. Paper nominated 2nd runner-up for Best Paper Award, 9th Conference on International Human Resource Management. Tallinn, Estonia. 

Festing, M., & Perkins, S. 2007. Theoretical perspectives on expatriate compensation: research and practice implications in a complex and changing environment. Paper presented at the 9th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Tallinn, Estonia. 

Festing, M., & Müller, B. 2007. Expatriate careers and the psychological contract. An empirical study on the impact of international human resource management. Paper presented at the 9th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Tallinn, Estonia. 

Brown, K., Burgess, J., Festing, M., Royer, S., Steffen, C., & Waterhouse, J. 2007. Knowledge spillovers and competitive advantage realisation in clusters. Paper presented at the Workshop on "Agglomeration and Growth in Knowledge-Based Societies", Kiel, Germany. 

Festing, M., Müller, B., & Yussefi, S. 2007. Careers in the auditing business. Still ballroom dance?! Paper presented at the 23rd EGOS Colloquium, Vienna, Austria.

2006

Festing, M., Eidems, J., Royer, S., & Kullak, F. 2006. When in Rome pay as the Romans Pay? Considerations about a transnational compensation strategy for executives. Paper presented at the IFSAM-Conference, Berlin, Germany.

Festing, M., Müller, B., & Yussefi, S. 2006. Diversity management and firm performance - a conceptual analysis of intercultural competence as a moderating variable. Paper presented at the IFSAM-Conference, Berlin, Germany. 

Royer, S., Waterhouse, J., Brown, K., & Festing, M. 2006. Whose voice gets heard? Shareholder value vs. stakeholder value in international modern public corporations. Paper presented at the ACREW-Conference, Florence, Italy. 

Festing, M., Eidems, J., & Müller, B. 2006. Explaining essentials and limits of variable pay in multinational enterprises. Paper presented at the Workshop on Advances in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management Research, Toulouse, France. 

2005

Festing, M., & Müller, B. 2005. Careers in the European auditing business - the impact of psychological contracts on locking and unlocking processes in global organisations. Paper presented at the Conference of the European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS). Berlin, Germany.

Jackson, T., Festing, M., & Okech, J. 2005. Managing people in international NGOs. International HRM policies and practices of British and German development NGOs. Paper presented at the 8th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Cairns, Australia.

Festing, M., Müller, B., & Yussefi, S. 2005. Der Wirkungszusammenhang zwischen Diversity Management und Unternehmenserfolg – eine konzeptionelle Analyse am Beispiel interkultureller Kompetenz als intervenierende Variable, Kommission Personalwesen im Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft. Berlin, Deutschland.

Dowling, P. J., Engle, A. D., Festing, M., & Müller, B. 2005. Complexity in global pay - A meta-framework. Paper presented at the 8th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Cairns, Australia.

Waterhouse, J., Brown, K., Royer, S., & Festing, M. 2004. Strategic HRM: strategizing the demise of industrial relations. Paper presented at the Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC), Utrecht, Netherlands.

Festing, M. 1999. Tacit knowledge linking strategic management and international human resource management. Paper presented at the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, Hobart, Tasmania.

Festing, M. 1998. Strategic international human resource management: A model and empirical evidence from German firms. Paper presented at the EIASM-Workshop on Strategic Human Resource Management "Transnational Management of Human Resources", Brussels, Belgium.

Festing, M. 1996. Strategic international human resource management - A theory based model and empirical evidence. Paper presented at the 5th Conference on International Human Resource Management, San Diego, USA.

Weber, W., & Festing, M. 1994. Essentials and limits for international human resource management practices. Paper presented at the 4th Conference on International Human Resource Management, Brisbane, Australia.

Dowling, P. J., Festing, M., & Weber, W. 1994. Reducing barriers in management education: evidence from the command economies of Eastern Europe, Paper presented at the Academy of Management, Dallas, USA.

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