Work at IfU, previous experience and academic profile
Aleksandra Klein is a research and teaching associate and has been with the Institute for Strategic Management and Management Control (IfU) since October 2013. She completed her M.Sc. in Business & Economics degree at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) in combination with the CEMS Master in International Management program at SSE and WU. Prior to that, Aleksandra gained her bachelor degree at SSE Riga, spending her exchange semester at the Higher School of Economics (“Вышка”) in Moscow, Russia.
Before joining academia, Aleksandra was a consultant at Deutsche Bank Inhouse Consulting working on compliance as well as restructuring and business development topics. During her bachelor and master studies, she did various internships in consulting, finance, market research and social business, etc.
In addition to her research activities, Aleksandra teaches courses on project management, consulting and international strategic management.
Among others, Aleksandra’s research interests lie in the field of creativity and performance management. In her doctoral project, she investigates the effects of leadership, management control and performance management, team creativity traits and other team characteristics on team creative performance in advertising agencies in Europe. In addition, Aleksandra is involved in the research project on the process of management accounting change in family firms.