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Stefan Schmid heads the Chair of International Management and Strategic Management at ESCP Europe, Campus Berlin. He teaches International Management and Strategic Management in graduate programmes, post-graduate programmes and Ph.D. programmes. He is also actively involved in various executive education programmes.

Between 1988 and 1993, Stefan Schmid studied General Management and International Management at the University of Augsburg and at EAP in Paris, Oxford and Berlin (with a scholarship from the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”). In 1993, he became Research Assistant at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. He received his Doctorate with “summa cum laude” for his doctoral thesis on “Cultural Diversity in the International Corporation”. From 1996 onwards, as an assistant professor, he worked on his Habilitation thesis and co-led the research project “Organization of Competence Centres” in cooperation with the Volkswagen Foundation. In 2002, Stefan Schmid received his Habilitation degree and became Chair of the Department of International Management and Strategic Management at ESCP Europe in Berlin. From 2003 to 2011 he was Director of Studies for the Master in European Business programme at the ESCP Europe campus in Berlin. In 2006, he was appointed Academic Dean of this programme for all five ESCP Europe campuses – a position he fulfilled until 2010. Between 2012 and 2018 he was Academic Dean Executive Education at the Berlin campus and between 2015 and 2018 he served as the Academic Dean for the Executive MBA and the General Management Programme at ESCP Europe. From 2018 on he is responsible for the Executive MBA and the General Management Programme at the Berlin campus of ESCP Europe. 

Professor Schmid is a member of numerous academic associations and has strong links to the world of business. From 2008 to 2010, Stefan Schmid was Chairman of the International Management Division within the German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB). Between 2012 and 2018 he served on the Board of the European International Business Academy (EIBA). He does intensive research in General Management, International Management and Strategic Management and has more than 100 publications. His book “International Management” (with M. Kutschker) is the best-selling German textbook in the field.

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Academic Articles

2022

SCHMID, S., F. ROEDDER

Much Ado About Diversity? The Perpetuation of Old Elites on Corporate Boards

MANAGERIAL AND DECISION ECONOMICS, in press

Academic Articles

2022

OESTERLE, M. -J., S. SCHMID, S. BALDERMANN, M. BITZER, R. RUNKEL

Kleidungsstil von Topmanagern: Bedeutung der Krawatte für nonverbale Kommunikation und symbolische Führung

ZEITSCHRIFT FUHRUNG + ORGANISATION (ZFO), 04/2022, 262-267

Academic Articles

2022

DAVOINE, E., S. SCHMID

Career Patterns of Top Managers in Europe: Signs of Further Globalisation?

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 40 (4), 467-474

Chapters

2022

SCHMID, S.

Internationales Management

In: Ideengeschichte der BWL II: Produktion, OR, Innovation, Marketing, Finanzierung, Nachhaltigkeit, ÖBWL, Internationales Management, Matiaske, W. and Sadowski, D. (Eds.) Springer Gabler, pp. 449-478

ESCP Impact Papers

2022

BALDERMANN, S., S. SCHMID

The Great Exodus? How Economies Fall Behind in the Global Race for Talented Employees

ESCP Impact Papers, 2022-01-EN

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Academic Articles

2021

SCHMID, S., S. BALDERMANN

CEOs' International Work Experience and Compensation

MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL REVIEW, Vol. 61, Issue 3, 313-364

Academic Articles

2021

SCHMID, S., S. MITTERREITER

Understanding Top Managers' Careers: How does Career Variety Impact Tenure on the Board?

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, Vol. 39, Issue 5, 617-632

Academic Articles

2021

DAUTH, T., S. SCHMID, S. BALDERMANN, F. ORBAN

Attracting Talent Through Diversity at the Top: The Impact of TMT Diversity and Firms' Efforts to Promote Diversity on Employer Attractiveness

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, in press

Academic Articles

2021

SCHMID, S., F. ROEDDER

Gaijin Invasion? A Resource Dependence Perspective on Foreign Ownership and Foreign Directors

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS REVIEW, 30(6), 1-17

Academic Articles

2021

SCHMID, S., S. MITTERREITER

Top Managers' Career Variety and Time to the Top

EUROPEAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, 18(4), 476-499