Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus
Office hours: by appointment
Room: Arcisstr. 21, Building 0505, Intermediate Storey, Room Z559
E-Mail: claudia.peus (at) tum.de
Tel.:+49 89 289 24091
Fax: +49 89 289 24093
Claudia Peus has been Professor of Research and Science Management at the TU Munich since May 2011, Senior Vice President for Talent Management and Diversity since October 2017, and founding director of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning (TUM IL3) since December 2019. After completing her doctorate at LMU Munich, she worked as a Visiting Scholar at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as 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. She is a member of various advisory boards, such as the management board of RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, the board of trustees of the „Wertekommission“ and the Max Planck Institute for Physics, and advises organizations from business and science on topics such as leadership, diversity, and talent management. In 2020, Prof. Peus was included in the list of "Germany's Most Inspiring Women".
|since 2019||Founding director of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning|
|since 2017|| |
Senior Vice President for Talent Management and Diversity, TUM
Professor of Research and Science Management, TUM
|2014 - 2020|| |
Vice Dean of Executive Education, TUM School of Management
|2011||Habilitation (Ludwig Maximilian University)|
|2007 - 2011|| |
Project Manager of the LMU Center for Leadership and People Management and postdoctoral research fellow at the chair of Prof. Dr. Dieter Frey
|2006 - 2007||Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard University, USA|
|2005 - 2007||Visiting Scholar, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA|
|2005||PhD (Ludwig Maximilian University)|
|2003 - 2005||Research associate at the Ludwig Maximilian University (Prof. Dr. Dieter Frey)|
Awards and Honors
- Highly Cited Research Award, Leadership Quarterly (2016)
- Emerald Citations of Excellence Award (2016)
- Best Teaching Award of the TUM School of Mangement (2014)
- Finalist Best Paper Award of the Journal of Organizational Behavior (2012)
- Best International Symposium Award from the Academy of Management (2010)
- Research fellowship sponsored by the Free State of Bavaria (2009-2010)
- Scholarship sponsored by the German National Academic Foundation (2005-2007)
- Science award from the Bavarian State Bank (2006)
- PhD scholarship sponsored by the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (2003-2005)
Peus, C., Braun, S., & Schyns, B. (Eds.) (2016). Leadership Lessons from Compelling Contexts (Monographs in Leadership and Management, Volume 8). UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Peus, C., Braun, S., Hentschel, T., & Frey, D. (Eds.) (2015). Personalauswahl in der Wissenschaft - Evidenzbasierte Methoden und Impulse für die Praxis [Personnel selection in academia - evidence-based methods and impulses for practitioners]. Heidelberg: Springer.
Peus, C., Braun, S., & Frey, S. (2015). Leadership Style Assessment. Ein Situational Judgment Test zur Erfassung von Führungsstilen. [A situational judgement test for the assessment of leadership styles]. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
Dutz, R., Hubner, S., & Peus C. (2022). When agency “fits” regardless of gender: Perceptions of applicant fit when job and organization signal male stereotypes. Personnel Psychology, 75(2), p. 441-483. https://doi.org/10.1111/peps.12470
Hentschel, T., Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2021). Sounds like a fit! Wording in recruitment advertisements and recruiter gender affect women's pursuit of career development programs via anticipated belongingness. Human Resource Management, 60(4), 581-602. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrm.22043
Schmid, E. A., Pircher Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C. (2019). Shedding light on leaders’ self-interest: Theory and measurement of exploitative leadership. Journal of Management, 45(4), 1401-1433. https://doi.org/10.5465/ambpp.2014.13714abstract
Braun, S., Peus, C., & Frey, D. (2018). Connectionism in action: Exploring the links between leader prototypes, leader gender, and perceptions of authentic leadership. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 149, 129-144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.obhdp.2018.10.003
Peus, C., Braun, S., & Knipfer, K. (2015). On becoming a leader in Asia and America: Empirical evidence from women managers. The Leadership Quarterly, 26, 55-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2014.08.004
Peus, C., Braun, S., & Frey, D. (2013). Situation-based measurement of the full range of leadership model - Development and validation of a situational judgement test. The Leadership Quarterly, 24, 777-795. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2013.07.006
Braun, S.*, Peus, C.*, Weisweiler, S., & Frey, D. (2013). Transformational leadership, job satisfaction, and team performance: A multilevel mediation model of trust. The Leadership Quarterly, 24, 270-283. [*equal contribution] https://doi.org/10.1016/j.leaqua.2012.11.006
Peus, C. (2011). Money over man versus caring and compassion? Challenges for today's organizations and their leaders. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32, 955-960. https://doi.org/10.1002/job.751
Further Functions (Selection)
- Member of the Jury "University Manager of the Year"
- Member of the Board of Trustees - “Wertekommission”
- Member of the Sounding Board of the Planck Academy - Max Planck Society
- Member of the Board of Trustees - Max Planck Institute for Physics
- Member of the Expert Commission - Roman Herzog Institute
- Lecturer of the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes