Chair of Human Resource Management & Intercultural Leadership

Research Assistants

Lynn Schäfer

Dr. Lynn Schäfer
E-Mail
Tel. +49-30-320 07-168
Fax +49-30-320 07-109

 

Education

2010-2014
Doctoral programme in International Management at ESCP Europe, Campus Berlin. Dissertation with the Chair of Human Resource Management and Intercultural Leadership, topic Talent Management

2005-2006
Master of Science in International Human Resource Management Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

2004-2005
Semester abroad, participation in MBA courses at the Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina USA

2001–2005
Dual degree of Bachelor of International Management at the University of Applied Science for Economy and Management in Essen and Bachelor of Business Administration at  Hoogeschool Zeeland in Vlissingen, The Netherlands. At the same time, industrial business management assistant apprenticeship with Bertelsmann AG, Guetersloh.


Professional Experience

Since 2014
Head of Talent Management Institute, Chair of Human Resource Management & Intercultural Leadership, ESCP Europe Berlin

2011-2014
Research Assistant at the Chair of Human Resource Management and Intercultural Leadership, ESCP Europe, Campus Berlin

2013
Research project on talent management and promotion of women professionals in the software services sector at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India.

2006-2010
Senior Recruiter, in charge of international recruiting projects, candidate relationship management programmes at the German Recruiting Department, McKinsey & Company, Inc. Cologne

2005
Consultant Corporate Development Asia at Bertelsmann Management Shanghai Ltd, China

2003-2004
Project Assistant for Recruiting, Management Development projects at the Human Resource Management department, DirectGroup Bertelsman, Guetersloh

2001-2003
Industrial business management assistant apprenticeship at Bertelsmann AG, Guetersloh


International Experience

2013
Research stay (Project Talent Management and promotion of women in the IT sector) at the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, India.

2005-2006
Master of Science in International Human Resource Management Oxford Brookes University, UK

2005
Consultant Corporate Development Asia, Bertelsmann Management Shanghai Ltd., China

2004
Semester abroad, participation in MBA courses at the Pfeiffer University in Charlotte, North Carolina USA

  • International Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Human Resource and Management Development
  • Talent Management

 

 

Publications

Festing, M., Harsch, K., Schäfer, L., Scullion, H. (in press):  Talent Management in small and medium-sized enterprises, in: Collings, D. K., Mellahi, K., Cascio, W., F. (Eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Talent Management.

Festing, Festing, M. Kornau, A., Schäfer, L. (2015). Think talent – think male? Eine genderspezifische Analyse von Talent Management. PERSONALQuarterly, 2/2015, 34-39.

Festing, M. Kornau, A., Schäfer, L. (2015): Think talent – think male? A comparative case study analysis of gender inclusion in talent management practices in the German media industry. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26(6), 707-732.

Festing, M., & Schäfer, L. (2014): Generational challenges to talent management: A framework for talent retention based on the psychological-contract perspective. Journal of World Business, 49 (2), 262-271.

Festing, M., Schäfer, L. (2013): Value Creation Through Human Resource Management and Talent Management in Clusters - A Case Study from Germany. In: Brown, K., Burgess, J., Festing M., & Royer, S. (Eds.): Resources and Competitive Advantage in Clusters. Munich and Mehring. Rainer Hampp Verlag.

Festing, M., Schäfer, L., Scullion, H. (2013): Talent management in medium-sized German companies – an explorative study and agenda for future research. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Volume: 24, Issue: 09, pages 1872 - 1893.

Festing, M., Schäfer, L., Maßmann, J., Englisch, P. (2012): Mit vereinten Kräften. Personalwirtschaft 02/12, 52-54. Download

Festing, M., Schäfer, L., Maßmann, J., Englisch, P. (2012): Aufrüsten im "War for Talent". Personalmagazin 02/12, 12-15. Download

Festing, M., Schäfer, L., Maßmann, J., Englisch, P. (2011): Agenda Mittelstand. Talent Management im Mittelstand - mit innovativen Strategien gegen den Fachkräftemangel. Essen: Ernst & Young. Download


Conference Papers


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.

Schäfer, L., Srinivasan, V. (2014). Diversity & Talent Management at Wipro Ltd. in India. Paper presented at the 3rd EIASM Workshop on TM, Berlin/Germany, October 2014.

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.

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/Canada, July 4-6,  2013.

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., 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.