Afternoon Chat with Prof. Dr. Miriam Flickinger on October 10th, 2019
At this years' first event of the winter semester we welcomed Prof. Dr. Miriam Flickinger. She is a Full Professor at the Department of Management at Aarhus University. Her research interests are in the areas of behavioral strategy, organization theory, and corporate governance. Her work has been published in leading journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, the Journal of Management Inquiry, Human Resource Management Journal, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, Review of Managerial Science, and the Journal of Management & Governance. Before joining Aarhus University in 2017, she was employed at LMU University of Munich and the University of Passau. She was also a visiting scholar at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and worked as a strategy consultant for BASF SE. Beginning in January 2020, Prof. Flickinger will head the Chair for Organization at Freie Universität Berlin.
Prof. Dr. Flickinger shared her insights on international academic career development. She reflected on her own career which included junior and senior academic and industry positions in Germany, Denmark, and the U.S. Furthermore, she spoke about her experience as Deputy Section Head at Aarhus University’s Department of Management in which she was the responsible manager of the section’s 32 junior researchers. Finally, Prof. Flickinger pointed out important differences in career development between different countries.
We thank Prof. Flickinger for sharing her experiences with our junior female scholars and taking the time to answer all their questions.