Chair of Human Resource Management & Intercultural Leadership

Research Assistants

Katharina Harsch

Katharina Harsch
MSc in Education for Business and Economics
E-Mail
Tel. +49-30-320 07-208
Fax +49-30-320 07-109

 

Education

2010-2013
Master of Science in Education for Business and Economics, with focus on Management Control, at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart. Topic of the Master’s thesis: Specialists as Knowledge Manager - Revision of a corresponding Qualification Programme in a Multinational Enterprise

2011
Study abroad semester at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Participation in courses within the Master of Business (Human Resource Management)

2007-2010
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics with focus on Vocational and Business Studies, Marketing and Management Control at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart


Professional Experience

Since 2014
Research Assistant at the Chair of Human Resource Management & Intercultural Leadership, ESCP Europe Wirtschaftshochschule Berlin

2013
Intern at the Bosch Training Center of the Robert Bosch GmbH. Writing of Master’s thesis in the area of Human Resource Development within the organisation

2012-2013
Intern at the Bosch Training Center of the Robert Bosch GmbH in Stuttgart

2012   
Working Student in the area of Talent Management/Career Development at MHP – A Porsche Company

2012
Intern in the Human Resources Development Department at Weleda AG in Schwäbisch Gmünd

2005-2007
Apprenticeship as a bank clerk with an additional financial assistant qualification at Kreissparkasse Waiblingen


International Experience

2011
Study abroad semester at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Participation in courses within the Master of Business (Human Resource Management)


Research Fields

  • Strategic Human Resource Development
  • Talent Management
  • Career Development


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.

Conference Proceedings

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.

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.