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Dr. Stephan Leixnering


Phone: +43-1-313 36 -4938

Bio­graph­ical Sketch

  • 2008: Mas­ter's De­gree in Busi­ness (Mag. rer.soc.oec.), ma­jor in Pub­lic Man­age­ment, WU Vi­enna Uni­versity of Eco­nom­ics and Busi­ness

  • 2008-2010: Doc­tor­and, WU Vi­enna, In­sti­tute for Eco­nomic and So­cial His­tory, Philo­sophy-­Group (Prof. Gab­ri­ele M. Mras)

  • 2010: Ph.D. in So­cial and Eco­nomic Sciences (Dr. rer.soc.oec.), ma­jor in Philo­sophy, WU Vi­enna

  • 2010-2013: Assist­ant Pro­fessor, WU Vi­enna, In­sti­tute for Pub­lic Man­age­ment & Gov­ernance (Prof. Ren­ate E. Meyer)

  • 2013-15: Assist­ant Pro­fessor, WU Vi­enna, In­sti­tute for Or­gan­iz­a­tion Stud­ies (Prof. Ren­ate E. Meyer)

  • 2014: Vis­it­ing Scholar, Stan­ford Uni­versity, SCAN­COR (Prof. Sarah A. Soule)

  • 2015-­cur­rent: Senior Scient­ist, WU Vi­enna, Re­search In­sti­tute for Urban Man­age­ment and Gov­ernance (Prof. Ren­ate E. Meyer)

  • 2016-­cur­rent: Guest Lec­turer, Leib­niz Uni­versity Han­over, In­ter­dis­cip­lin­ary In­sti­tute for Work and Em­ploy­ment Stud­ies (Prof. A. Haun­schild)

  • Vice Pres­id­ent of the Aus­trian As­so­ci­ation of Or­gan­iz­a­tion and Man­age­ment (ÖVO); Vice Pres­id­ent of Wiener Hil­f­swerk; Hon­or­ary Mem­ber of the Glob­art

Re­search Pro­file

Stephan Leix­n­er­ing’s re­search fo­cuses on the gov­ernance and or­gan­iz­a­tion of the pub­lic sector. He also works on the emer­gence of or­gan­iz­a­tional forms and eth­ical aspects of or­gan­iz­a­tion and man­age­ment. His cur­rent re­search cov­ers col­lab­or­at­ive city gov­ernance, is­sues of pub­lic cor­por­ate gov­ernance, the ef­fect­ive­ness of pub­lic audit­ing, and joined-up gov­ern­ment on the local level. Other pro­jects are on the in­sti­tu­tion­al­iz­a­tion of the cor­por­a­tion as a legal form, pub­lic in­terest-ori­ented or­gan­iz­a­tional forms, pub­lic sector ex­ec­ut­ive iden­tit­ies and the mor­al­ity of or­gan­iz­a­tions.

Re­search In­terests

Gov­ernance and or­gan­iz­a­tion of the pub­lic sector and cit­ies; col­lab­or­at­ive gov­ernance; emer­gence of or­gan­iz­a­tional forms; eth­ical aspects of or­gan­iz­a­tion and man­age­ment

Se­lec­ted Pub­lic­a­tions and Re­search Pro­jects

A com­pre­hens­ive list of re­search pro­jects in which Stephan Leix­n­er­ing is in­volved as well as a list of his pub­lic­a­tions can be found in the FIDES doc­u­ment­a­tion.