Professur für Leadership und Organization Studies

An der Hochschule seit

  • 01. September 2013

Gremien/Aufgaben

  • Gleichstellungsbeauftragter
  • Mitglied des Senats

Schwerpunkt Lehrtätigkeit

  • Management, Führung, Organisation
  • General Management im Masterstudiengang Management
  • Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten

Module

  • Einführung in das wissenschaftliche Arbeiten und die empirische Sozial- und Wirtschaftsforschung (Research Colloquium Masterstudiengang)
  • General Management / Leadership (Masterstudiengang)
  • Practical Philosophy, Ethics and Sustainability in Management & Organization (Bachelorstudiengang "Politics, Philosophy and Economics")

Forschungsinteressen und -felder

  • Phänomenologie und inter- bzw. transdisziplinäre, qualitative Organisations- und Management-/Leadershipforschung
  • Leibliche, emotionale, ästhetische Dimensionen organisationaler Lebenswelten und Management-/Leadership-Praxis
  • Implizites Wissen und Lernen sowie kreative Praxis in Organisationen und Management/der Unternehmensführung
  • Theorie und Praxis integraler Formen des Organisierens und Managements/Führens
  • Praktische Weisheit in Organisationen und Führung

Akademische Aus- und Weiterbildung

  • Associate Professor an der School of Management, Massey University, Auckland/Neuseeland
  • Wissenschaftlicher Post-Doc Mitarbeiter an der Universität St. Gallen/Schweiz
  • Promotion an der Universität Witten/Herdecke, Abschluss: Dr. rer. pol. (PhD)
  • Studium der Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der Universität Witten/Herdecke, Abschluss: Diplom rer.pol.

Praxiserfahrung

  • Langjährige, punktuelle Zusammenarbeit mit Unternehmen in empirischen Forschungsprojekten
  • FUTOUR GmbH & Co. KG, München
  • Wikinger-Reisen GmbH, Hagen und Reykjavik/Island
  • INDOCULTURES GmbH, Stuttgart und Neu Dehli/Indien
  • Huels (VEBA), Marl: Ausbildung zum Industriekaufmann und mehrjährige Tätigkeit

Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte

  • Phänomenologie und "Phäno-Praxis" verkörperter, ästhetischer und nachhaltiger Organisationen und Führung
  • "Em-Bodied-MIND-full"Prozesse und Wirkungen von Achtsamkeit in organisationalen Lebenswelten und Führungspraxis
  • "De-Sign-Doing": leibliches und kunstvolles Design(en) & "materio-sozio-kulturelle" Zwischen-Praktiken nachhaltiger Organisationen
  • "AestEthics"Möglichkeiten integraler & kreativer Praxis und Formen praktischer Weisheit in responsiven und verantwortlicher Organisation und Führung

Expertentätigkeiten

Weitere Angaben

Mitgliedschaften

  • Aesthetics Creativity & Organization Research Network (ACORN)
  • Academy of Management (AoM)
  • Critical Management Studies (CMS)
  • European Group of Organization Studies (EGOS)
  • European Business Ethics Network (EBEN)
  • European SPES Institute – Spirituality in economics and society
  • EMONET, Emotion Net-work
  • European Academy of Management (EURAM)
  • Institut für Integrale Studien (IFIS)
  • Integral Leadership Council
  • International Leadership Association (ILA)'s Followership Research Community
  • Standing Conference on Organizational Symbolism (SCOS)
  • Strategy as Practice Network (SAP)
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Imagination Laboratory    

 

Auszeichnungen und Stipendien

  • Diplom-Abschluss mit Auszeichnung in "Economics & Business Administration" an der Universität Witten/Herdecke
  • Promotionsstipendium Dörken Stiftung, Herdecke
  • Post-Doktorandenstipendium Thyssen-Stiftung, Köln
  • Forschungsförderung Grundlagenfonds, Universität St. Gallen/Schweiz
  • Marie-Curie Fellowship, Europäische Kommission, Brüssel/Belgien
  • "Key Reading"-Beitrag in der Emerald Management Reviews Datenbank: Küpers, W. (2005): Embodied Implicit and Narrative Knowing in Organisations. In: Journal of Knowledge Management, Volume 9, No 6, 2005, 113-133.
  • Nominierung für den "Johnson Award" als "Best Papers in Ethics and Accountability in Public Service" durch das Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership an der Graduate School of Public and International Affairs der University of Pittsburgh/USA: Küpers, W. and Weibler, J. (2008). Inter-Leadership – Why and How to Think Leader- and Followership Integrally, Leadership, Vol. 4(4): 443–47.
  • Nominierung und Zertifikat als "Lecturer of the year (LOTY)", Massey University, Auckland/Neuseeland (2013)
  • Erasmus+ STA Mobility grant (2014/2015)

Publikationen und Arbeitspapiere

Über folgende Links können einige der Publikationen direkt erreicht werden:

Academia.edu

Research Gate

Monographien

 

Herausgaben

 

Artikel / Sammelbandbeiträge (Auswahl)

 

Reviews

Vorträge

  • Küpers, W. (2015): Embodied & artful design for a creative and sustainable practice in organisations and leadership. Paper for presentation at ARTEMOCC, 1st ARTEM Organizational Creativity international Conference, "Rethinking Paths on Creativity and Sustainability", ICN Business School Nancy, 26-27 March 2015.
  • Küpers, W. (2014): "Embodied, artful design for a creative inter-practicing of leadership". Paper for presentation at EGOS conference, Rotterdam, 3-5. July 2014. (under review for Organiational Aesthetics)
  • Küpers, W. (2014): Inter-Play(ing) – Embodied and relational possibilities of serious play at work paper for presentation at SCOS conference, Utrecht, 7-10. July 2014.
  • Küpers, W. (2014): "Embodied Inter-ruption ~ The potential of art-based approaches for a liberating irritation of the "Sense of Reality" and  explorations through the "Sense of Possibility" in organization and leadership", Presentation at Art of Management Conference, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, 28-31 August 2014.
  • Küpers, W. (2014): "Embodied Performance and Performativity in Organizations and Management", Presentation at Research Seminar @ "Unpacking Performativity Processes in Organizations", MINES ParisTech, Paris, 19-20 May 2014.
  • Küpers, W. (2014): The "Re-" of Re-Thinking Management, Opening Speech at Conference "Rethinking Management", Karlshochschule
  • Küpers, W. (2014): "Gefühle in der digitalen Welt", Vortrag für Salon 02: "La voix humaine", Kunstverein München, 29. January 2014.
  • Küpers, W. (2014): Ornament as gesture. Merleau-Ponty's paradox of expression and metaphor of chiasm as enfleshed organizing principle, WOF, World Ornamental Forum, Davos/Switzerland, 18-19. February 2014.
  • Küpers, W. (2014): Aufmerksamkeit und engagierte Gelassenheit als Medien einer Kunst praktischer Weisheit, Vortrag für "Wissenschaft und Weisheit" am Philosophischen Seminar, Fachstelle für Weiterbildung der Universität Zürich, 3 February 2014.
  • Küpers, W. (2013) : Zur Kunst praktischer Weisheit in Organisation und Führung: die Relevanz von Emotion und Intuition, Internationaler Kongreß High Touch - Emotionen und Intuitionen in Führung und Management, Hochschule Luzern/Schweiz, 7-8 November 2013.
  • Küpers, W. (2013): De-+-Touring Consumption through "Inter-Place", Touring Consumption Conference, Karlshochschule, Karlsruhe/Germany 24.25. October 2013.
  • Küpers, W. (2013): Embodied Inter-Be(com)ing of the emergence of Novelty in Organization. Fifth International Symposium on Process Organization Studies. Theme: The Emergence of Novelty in Organizations, Chania, Crete, Greece, 22 June 2013.
  • Küpers, W. (2013): Embodied and integral Inter-knowing & Inter-learning in Organising, European Academy of Management (EURAM) Conference, "Knowledge and Learning" General Track, Istanbul/Turkey, 29 June 2013.
  • Küpers, W. (2013): Embodied Inter-Be(com)ing as emergent, creative De-Construction in Organization, SCOS – Conference, Warsaw, Poland, 16 July 2013.
  • Küpers, W. and Howard, C. (2012): Somewhere between everywhere and nowhere: Travelling as Embodied and Inter-Placed "Be(com)ing" in the age of digital Ge-stell, ASCP Conference, Auckland/New Zealand, 1 December 2012. 
  • Küpers, W. (2012): Between Non- and Post-Disciplininarity?! Perspectives on Integral Inter- & Trans-Disciplinary Re-Search, Cross-disciplinary seminar series, Massey University, Auckland/New Zealand.
  • Küpers, W. (2012): Embodied Action Research, Presentation for Academic Co-Creative Inquiry (ACCI) project, Ksenija Napan, Unitec Institute of Technology (Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka) Auckland/New Zealand.
  • Küpers, W. (2011): Sense-Making and Making of Senses in Embodied Organisational Culture, Paper for presentation at Stream: The sense: Embodying Culture at 7th International Critical Management Conference, Naples.
  • Küpers, W. (2011): Embodied Inter-Placing. Paper for presentation at stream on "Topography & Organisation" at the 14th Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (APROS), 28 November - 1 December 2011, Auckland/New Zealand.
  • Küpers, W. (2010): Perspectives on Responsible and Integral Practices of Sustainability in Organisation and Leadership, paper for presentation at Sustainability Workshop The Business Case For Social and Environmental Responsibility, Novemver 2010, Massey University, Auckland.
  • Küpers, W. (2010): Meta-Theoretical Perspectives on Integral Transformational Leadership Research and Practice, Paper for Presentation at International Symposium "Research across Boundaries", 16-19 June 2010, Luxembourg University, Luxembourg.
  • Küpers, W. (2010): Inter-Passion – Embodied Affect in Organisational Life-Worlds, Paper for Presentation at ASCP Conference, Brisbane.
  • Küpers, W. (2010): Dilemma and Paradoxes in Chiasmic Organisation, Working Paper for presentation, School of Management, Massey University, Auckland.
  • Küpers, W. (2010): Processes of Embodied & Co­Creative Inter­Practices as Organisational Be(com)ing, paper for presentation at EGOS 2010, sub‐theme: Investigating Organization as Becoming in a World on the Move, 1-3 July 2010, Lisbon.