Academic Career and Research Areas
Claudia Peus has been Professor of Research and Science Management at TU München since May 2011, Senior Vice President for Talent Management and Diversity since October 2017, and Founding Director of the TUM Institute for Life Long Learning (TUM IL3) since December 2019. After completing her PhD at LMU Munich, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Harvard University.
In her research, Prof. Peus focuses on leadership and leadership development in the digital age, the management of research organizations, and diversity in organizations.
- Highly Cited Research Award, Leadership Quarterly (2016)
- Emerald Citations of Excellence Award (2016)
- Best Teaching Award der TUM School of Mangement (2014)
- Best International Symposium Award der Academy of Management (2010)
- Wissenschaftspreis der Bayerischen Landesbank (2006)
Key Publications (all publications)
Schmid, E. A., Pircher Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C.: “Shedding light on leaders’ self-interest: Theory and measurement of exploitative leadership”. Journal of Management. 2019; 45(4); 1401-1433.Abstract
Braun S, Peus C, Frey D: "Connectionism in action: Exploring the links between leader prototypes, leader gender, and perceptions of authentic leadership". Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 2018; 149: 129-144.Abstract
Peus C, Braun S, Knipfer K: "On becoming a leader in Asia and America: Empirical evidence from women managers". The Leadership Quarterly. 2015; 26: 55-67.Abstract
Peus C, Braun S, Frey D: "Situation-based measurement of the full range of leadership model - Development and validation of a situational judgement test". The Leadership Quarterly. 2013; 24: 777-795.Abstract
Braun S*, Peus C*, Weisweiler S, Frey D: "Transformational leadership, job satisfaction, and team performance: A multilevel mediation model of trust". The Leadership Quarterly. 2013; 24(1): 270-283. [*equal contribution]Abstract