Michael

FRESE, Michael ( On Leave )

Head of Department
Provost's Chair
Professor


MANAGEMENT & ORGANISATION

Bio

Prof. Frese's research spans a wide range of basic and applied topics within organizational behavior and work psychology. Most important are his longitudinal studies on psychological effects of unemployment, impact of stress at work, predictors of personal initiative, as well as psychological success factors of entrepreneurs. He is also kn....

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Recognition & Awards

  • Responsible Research in Management Inaugural IACMR President Award, International Association for Chinese Management Research - 2018
  • IAAP Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award, International Association of Applied Psychology (International Congress of Applied Psychology, Montreal) - 2018
  • Hogan Award for Personality and Performance, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference (article by Li, Fay, Frese, Harms & Gao in Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014) - 2016
  • Emerald Africa Academy of Management Trailblazer Award, 3rd Biennial Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, - 2016
  • Greif Award, Most impactful entrepreneurship publication in 2009 (awarded in the Academy of Management Meeting, Vancouver - 2015
  • Best Researcher Award, Leuphana University - 2015
  • Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) - 2015
  • Best Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Journal (awarded at the Academy of Management Meeting, Vancouver) - 2015
  • Falcone Distinguished Entrepreneurship Scholar Award, Outstanding contributions for entrepreneurship thought and practice (awarded by the program in Entrepreneurship & Emerging Entrepreneurship & Emering Enterprises, Martin J. Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, New York - 2013
  • Outstanding Researcher Award, Leuphana Forschungspreis - 2012
  • University Award (second place), Most highly cited researcher of the Leuphana University - 2012
  • Faculty Outstanding Researcher Award (NUS) - 2012
  • Best Reviewer Award Entrepreneurship, Theory and Practice - 2011

Educational Qualifications

  • Ph.D, Technical University of Berlin, Germany, 1978
  • Diplom (Dipl.-Psych.), Free University of Berlin, Germany, 1976
  • Vordiplom, University of Regensburg, Germany, 1971

Academic Experience

  • Tenured Professor, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore, 2009 - current
  • Visiting Professor, Makerere, University of Business School, Kampala, Uganda, 2009 - current
  • Tenured Professor, Luephana Universit of Leuneburg, Germany, 2009 - current
  • Additional Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1984 - current
  • Visiting Professor (part-time), London Business School, 1999 - 2009
  • Chair for Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Giessen, 1991 - 2009
  • Visiting Professor (sabbatical), Michigan State University, 2003 - 2004
  • Visiting Professor (sabbatical), University of Maryland, 2003
  • Visiting Professor, Zheijang University, China, 2000
  • Chair for Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Amsterdam, 1995 - 2000
  • Tenured Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Munich, 1984 - 1991
  • Visiting Professor, University of Mannheim, 1989 - 1990
  • Visiting Professor, Pennsylvania State University, 1988 - 1989

Selected Publications

Fisher, S, FRESE, Michael, Mertins, J C and Hardt-Gawron, J V (2018), "The role of error management culture for firm and individual innovativeness", Applied Psychology: An International Review, (forthcoming)
Lisbona, A, Palaci, F, Salanova, M and FRESE, Michael (2018), "The effects of work engagement and self-efficacy on personal initiative and performance", Psicothema, 30, 1, 89-96
Campos F, FRESE, Michael, Goldstein M, Iacovone L, Johnson H, McKenzie D and Mensmann M (2017), "Teaching Personal Initiative Beats Traditional Training in Boosting Small Business in West Africa", Science, 357, 6357: 1287-1290, 1-3
Lex, M, Gielnik M. M and FRESE, Michael (2017), "Effort and Success as Predictors of Passion", In R. Vallerand & N. Houlfort (Eds.) Passion for Work Cambridge, Mass: Oxford University Press, (forthcoming)
Li, W.-D, FRESE, Michael and Haidar, S (2017), "Distinguishing Proactivity and Citizenship Behavior: Similarities and Differences ", In P. M. Podsakoff, S. B. MacKenzie & N. P. Podsakoff (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Cambridge, Mass.: Oxford, (forthcoming)

Selected Publications

84

Journals

47

Books

Journal Articles

Fisher, S, FRESE, Michael, Mertins, J C and Hardt-Gawron, J V (2018), "The role of error management culture for firm and individual innovativeness", Applied Psychology: An International Review, (forthcoming)
Lisbona, A, Palaci, F, Salanova, M and FRESE, Michael (2018), "The effects of work engagement and self-efficacy on personal initiative and performance", Psicothema, 30, 1, 89-96
Campos F, FRESE, Michael, Goldstein M, Iacovone L, Johnson H, McKenzie D and Mensmann M (2017), "Teaching Personal Initiative Beats Traditional Training in Boosting Small Business in West Africa", Science, 357, 6357: 1287-1290, 1-3
Sahai R and FRESE, Michael (2017), "If You Have a Hammer, You Only Look for Nails: The Relationship Between Einstellung Effect and Business Opportunity Identification", Journal of Small Business Management
Dlugosch T J, Klinger B, FRESE, Michael and Klehe U-C (2017), "Personality Based Selection of Entrepreneurial Borrowers to Reduce Credit Risk: Two Studies on Prediction Models in Low and High Stakes Settings in Developing Countries", Journal of Organizational Behavior
Kanfer R, FRESE, Michael and Johnson R E (2017), "Motivation Related to Work: A Century of Progress", Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 338-355
Zacher H, Hacker W and FRESE, Michael (2016), "Action regulation across the adult lifespan (ARAL): A metatheory of work and aging", Work, Aging and Retirement, 2, 3, 286-306
Gielnik M M, FRESE, Michael, Bischoff K M, Muhangi G and Omoo F (2016), "Positive impact of entrepreneurship training on entrepreneurial behavior in vocational training setting", Africa Journal of Management, 2, 330-348
FRESE, Michael, Gielnik M and Mensmann M (2016), "Psychological Training for Entrepreneurs to Take Action: Contributing to Poverty Reduction in Developing Countires", Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25, 196-202
Rauch A, Rosenbusch N, Unger J and FRESE, Michael (2016), "The effectiveness of cohesive and diversified networks: A meta-analysis", Journal of Business Research, 69, 554-568
Rooks G, Sserwanga A and FRESE, Michael (2016), "Unpacking the personal initiative - performance reltionship: A multi-group analysis of rural and urban Ugandan entrepreneurs", Applied Psychology: An International Review, 65, 99-131, DOI: 10.1111/apps.12033
FRESE, Michael (2015), "Cultural Practices, Norms, and Values - Commentary: Special Issue on Intersubjective Norms", Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46, 1327-1330
Keith N, Unger J M, Rauch A and FRESE, Michael (2015), "Informal learning and entrepreneurial success: A longitudinal study of deliberate practice among small business owners", Applied Psychology: An International Review, 65, 515-540
Unger J M, Rauch A, Weis S E and FRESE, Michael (2015), "Biology (prenatal testosterone), psychology (achievement need) and entrepreneurial impact", Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 4, 1-5
Gielnik M M, FRESE, Michael, Kahara-Kawuki A, Katono I W, Kyejjusa S and Munene J (2015), "Action and action-regulation in entrepreneurship: Evaluating a student training for promoting entrepreneurship", Academy of Management Learning & Education (AMLE), 14, 69-94
FRESE, Michael and Keith, N (2015), "Action errors, error management and learning in organizations", Annual Review of Psychology, 66, 661-687
Gielnik, M.M., Spitzmuller, M., Schmitt, A., Klemann, D.K and FRESE, Michael (2015), "I put in effort, therefore I am must be a passionate: Investigating the path from effort to passion in entrepreneurship", Academy of Management Journal, 4, 1-20
MICHAEL MARCUS GIELNIK, Kramer, A.-C., Kappel, B and FRESE, Michael (2014), "Antecedents of business opportunity identification and innovation: Investigating the interplay of information processing and information acquisition", Applied Psychology: An International Review
Li, W.-D., Fay, D., M., FRESE, Michael, Harms, P. and Gao, X.Y (2014), "Reciprocal relationship between proactive personality and work characteristics: A latent change score approach", Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 948-965, Received the Hogan Award for best paper in the area of personality and work in 2015
FRESE, Michael, Rousseau, D.M. and Wiklund, J (2014), "The emergence of evidence-based entrepreneurship", Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice, 38, 209-216
Gielnik, M.M., FRESE, Michael, Kahara-Kawuki, A., Katono, I. W., Kyejjusa, S., Ngoma, M and Orobia, L (2014), "Action and action-regulation in entrepreneurship: Evaluating a student training for promoting entrepreneruship", Academy of Management Learning and Education, 14, 69-94
FRESE, Michael and Gielnik, M. M (2014), "The psychology of entrepreneurship", Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 1, 413-438
Gielnik, M.M., Barabas, S., FRESE, Michael, Namatovu-Dawa, R., Scholz, F.A., Metzger, J. R. and Walter, T (2014), "A temporal analysis of how entrepreneurial goal intentions, positive fantasies, and action planning affect starting a new venture and when the effects wear off", Journal of Business Venturing, 29, 755-772
Fischer, S., FRESE, Michael, Mertins, J.C., Hardt, J.V., Flock, T., Schauder, J. and Wiegel, J. (2014), "Climate for personal initiative and radical and incremental innovation in firms: A validation study", Journal of Enterprising Culture, 22, 91-109
Glaub, M., FRESE, Michael, Fisher, S. and Hoppe, M (2014), "Increasing personal initiative in small business managers/owners leads to entrepreneurial success: A theory-based controlled randomized field intervention for evidence-based management", Academy of Management Learning and Education, 13, 354-379
Bledow, R., Rosing, K and FRESE, Michael (2013), "A dynamic perspective on affect and creativity", Academy of Management Journal, 56, 432-450
Schloesser, O, FRESE, Michael, Heintze, A.-M., Al-Najjar, M, Arciszewski, T, Besevegis, E and Zhang, K (2013), "Humane orientation as a new cultural dimension of the GLOBE Project: A validation study of the GLOBE scale and out-group humane orientation in 25 countries", Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44, 535-551
Solomon, G., FRESE, Michael, Friedrich, C. and Glaub, M (2013), "Can personal initiative training improve small business success? A longitudinal South African evaluation study", Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 14(4), 255-268
Rauch, A., FRESE, Michael, Wang, Z,-M., Unger, J., Lozada, M., Kupcha, V. and Spirina, T (2013), "National culture and cultural orientations of owners affecting the innovation-growth relationship in five countries", Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 25, 732-755, An International Journal
Gielnik, M. M., FRESE, Michael, Graf, J. M. and Kampschulte, A (2012), "Creativity in the opportunity identification process and the moderating effect of diverse information", Journal of Business Venturing, 27, 559-576
Rauch, A and FRESE, Michael (2012), "Entrepreneurship as a key element in advancing the psychology of competitive advantage", Industrial and Organizational Psychology ? Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5, 108-111
FRESE, Michael, Bausch, A., Schmidt, P., Rauch, A. and Kabst, R. (2012), "Evidence-based entrepreneurship (EBE): Cumulative science, action principles, and bridging the gap between science and practice", Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, 8, 1 to 62
Gielnik, M., Zacher, H and FRESE, Michael (2012), "Focus on opportunities as a mediator of the relationship between business owners' age and venture growth", Journal of Business Venturing, 27, 127-142
Glaub, M and FRESE, Michael (2011), "A critical review of the effects of entrepreneurship training in developing countries", Enterprise Development & Microfinance, 22, 335-353
FRESE, Michael and Schmitt, A (2011), "Family involvement in Chinese and German small business", Journal of Enterprising Culture, 19, 261-285
Rosing, K, FRESE, Michael and Bausch, A (2011), "Explaining the heterogeneity of the leadership-innovation relationship: Ambidexrous leadership", Leadership Quarterly, 22, 956-974
Bledow, R., Schmitt, A., FRESE, Michael and Kuehnel, J (2011), "The affective shift model of work engagement", Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 1246-1257
Unger, J.M., Rauch, A., FRESE, Michael and Rosenbusch, N. (2011), "Human capital and entrepreneurial success: A meta-analytical review", Journal of Business Venturing, 26, 341-358
Zacher, H and FRESE, Michael (2011), "Maintaining a focus on future opportunities at work: The interplay of age, work characteristics, and selection, optimization, and compensation strategies", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 32, 291-318
Zacher, H, Rosing, K., Henning T and FRESE, Michael (2011), "Establishing the next generation at work: Leader generativity as a moderator of the relationships between leader age, leader-member exchange, and leadership success", Psychology and Aging, 26, 241-252
Hahn, V.C, FRESE, Michael, Binnewies, C. and Schmitt, A (2011), "Happy and proactive? The role of hedonic and eudaimonic well-being in business owners' personal initiative", Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice, 36, 97-114
Zacher, H., Rosing K. and FRESE, Michael (2011), "Age and leadership: The moderating role of legacy beliefs", Leadership Quarterly, 22, 43-50
Zhao, X.-Y., FRESE, Michael and Giardini, A (2010), "Business owners' network size and business growth in China: The role of comprehensive social competency", Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 22, 675-705
Zacher, H., Heusner, S., Schmitz, M., Zwierzanska, M. and FRESE, Michael (2010), "Focus on opportunities as a mediator of the relationships between age, job complexity, and work performance", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76 (3), 374-386
Grant. A. M., Fried, Y., Parker, S.K. and FRESE, Michael (2010), "Putting job design in context: Introduction to the special issue", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31, 145-157
Bledow, R., FRESE, Michael, Anderson, N.R., Erez, M. and Farr J.L (2009), "Extending and refining the dialectic perspective on innovation: There is nothing as practical as a good theory; nothing as theoretical as a good practice", Industrial and Organizational Psychology , 2(3), 363-373
Bledow, R., FRESE, Michael, Anderson, N, Erez, M. and Farr, J (2009), "A dialectic perspective on innovation: Conflicting demands, multiple pathways, and ambidexterity", Industrial and Organizational Psychology , 2(3), 305-337, Perspectives on Science and Practice
Bledow, R. and FRESE, Michael (2009), "A situational judgment test of personal initiative and its relationship to performance", Personnel Psychology, 62, 229-258
Unger, J.M., Keith, N., Hilling, C., Gielnik, M.M and FRESE, Michael (2009), "Deliberate practice among South African small business owners: Relationships with education, cognitive ability, knowledge, and success", Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 82, 21-44
FRESE, Michael (2009), "Towards a psychology of entrepreneurship - An action theory perspective", Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, 5 (6), 437-496
Rauch, A., Wiklund, J., Lumpkin, G.T. and FRESE, Michael (2009), "Entrepreneurial orientation and business performance: Cumulative empirical evidence", Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice, 33(3), 761-788
Steinmetz, H., FRESE, Michael and Schmidt, P (2008), "A longitudinal panel study on antecedents and outcomes of work-home interference", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 73(2), 231-241
Keith, N. and FRESE, Michael (2008), "Effectiveness of error management training: A meta-analysis", Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 59-69
Giardini, A and FRESE, Michael (2008), "Linking service employees' emotional competence to customer satisfaction: A multilevel approach", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29, 155-170
FRESE, Michael (2008), "The word is out: We need an active performance concept for modern workplaces. Commentary on local article by Macey & Schneider: The meaning of employee engagement", Industrial and Organizational Psychology , 1, 67-69, Perspectives on Science and Practice
FRESE, Michael, Wang, Z.-M., Guo, W.-W. and Rauch, A (2008), "Impact of entrepreneurs error orientation on performance: A cross cultural comparison", Acta Psychologica Sinica, 40 (11), 1203-1211
Van Gelder, J. L., de Vries, R E , FRESE, Michael and Goutbeek, J.P. (2007), "Differences in psychological strategies of failed and operational business owners in the Fiji Islands", Journal of Small Business Management, 45(3), 388-400
Koening, C., Steinmetz, H, FRESE, Michael, Rauch, A. and Wang, Z. M. (2007), "Scenario based scales measuring cultural orientations of business owners", Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 17, 211-239
FRESE, Michael, Krauss, S.I., Keith, N., Escher, S., Grabarkiewicz, R., Luneng, S T and Friedrich, C. (2007), "Business owners' action planning and its relationship to business success in three African countries", Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1481-1498
FRESE, Michael, Garst, G. and Fay, D. (2007), "Making things happen: Reciprocal relationships between work characteristics and personal initiative (PI) in a four-wave longitudinal structural equation", Journal of Applied Psychology, 92 (4), 1084-1102, Selected as one of the 70 most unintuitive empirical observations of 2007 in the domain of personality and social psychology by Moss and Wilson 2010
Giardini, A and FRESE, Michael (2007), "Affective complementarity in service encounters", Management Review, 18 (1), 75-87
Raabe, B., FRESE, Michael and Beehr, T.A. (2007), "Action regulation theory and career self-management", Journal of Vocational Behavior, 70, 297-311
Hiemstra, M.F., Van der Kooy, K. and FRESE, Michael (2006), "Entrepreneurship in the street food sector of Vietnam: Assessment of psychological success and failure factors", Journal of Small Business Management, 44(3), 474-481
Giardini, A and FRESE, Michael (2006), "Reducing the negative effects of emotion work in service occupations: Emotional competence as a psychological resource", Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 11 (1), 63-75
Dormann, C., Fay, D., Zapf D and FRESE, Michael (2006), "A state-trait analysis of job satisfaction: On the effect of core self-evaluation", Applied Psychology: An International Review, 55 (1), 27-51
Rauch, A., FRESE, Michael and Utsch, A. (2005), "Effects of human capital and long-term resources development and utilization on employment growth of small-scale businesses: A causal analysis", Entrepreneurship Theory And Practice, 29(6), 681-698
Van Dyck, C., FRESE, Michael, Baer, M. and Sonnentag, S. (2005), "Organizational error management culture and its impact on performance: A two-study replication", Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(6), 1228-1240
Keith, N. and FRESE, Michael (2005), "Self-regulation in error management training: Emotion control and metacognition as mediators of performance effects", Journal of Applied Psychology, 90(4), 677-691
Krauss, S. I., FRESE, Michael, Friedrich, C. and Unger, J.M. (2005), "Entrepreneurial orientation: A psychological model of success among Southern African small business owners", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 14, 315-344
Rank, J., Pace V.L and FRESE, Michael (2004), "Three avenues for future research on creativity, innovation, and initiative", Applied Psychology: An International Review, 53, 518-528
Baer, M. and FRESE, Michael (2003), "Innovation is not enough: Climates for initiative and psychological safety, process innovations, and firm performance", Journal of Organizational Behavior, 24, 45-68
Brandstaetter, V., Heimbeck, D., Malzacher, J.T. and FRESE, Michael (2003), "Goals need implementation intentions: The model of action phases tested in the applied setting of continuing education", European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 12, 37-59, Award: Best paper award by the journal
Van der Linden, D., FRESE, Michael and Sonnentag, S. (2003), "The impact of mental fatigue on exploration in a complex computer task: Rigidity and loss of systematic strategies", Human Factors, 45, 483-494
Heimbeck, D., FRESE, Michael, Sonnentag, S. and Keith, N. (2003), "Integrating errors into the training process: The function of error management instructions and the role of goal orientation", Personnel Psychology, 56, 333-361
Van der Linden, D., FRESE, Michael and Meijman T.F (2003), "Mental fatigue and the control of cognitive processes: Effects on perseveration and planning", Acta Psychologica Sinica, 113, 45-65
FRESE, Michael, Escher, S., Grabarkiewicz, Van Steekelenburg, G., Lauw, M. and Friedrich, C (2002), "The moderator effect of cognitive ability on the relationship between planning strategies and business success of small scale business owners in South Africa: A longitudinal study", Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 7, 305-318
Brodbeck, F., FRESE, Michael and Javidan, M. (2002), "Leadership made in Germany: Low on compassion, high on performance", Academy of Management Executive, 16, 16-30
FRESE, Michael, Brantjes, A. and Hoorn, R. (2002), "Psychological success factors of small scale businesses in Namibia: The roles of strategy process, entrepreneurial orientation and the environment", Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, 7, 259-282
FRESE, Michael and Fay, D. (2001), "Personal initiative (PI): An active performance concept for work in the 21st century", Research in Organizational Behavior, 23, 133-187
Fay, D. and FRESE, Michael (2001), "The concept of personal initiative (PI): An overview of validity studies", Human Performance, 14, 97-124

Books/Monographs

Lex, M, Gielnik M. M and FRESE, Michael (2017), "Effort and Success as Predictors of Passion", In R. Vallerand & N. Houlfort (Eds.) Passion for Work Cambridge, Mass: Oxford University Press, (forthcoming)
Li, W.-D, FRESE, Michael and Haidar, S (2017), "Distinguishing Proactivity and Citizenship Behavior: Similarities and Differences ", In P. M. Podsakoff, S. B. MacKenzie & N. P. Podsakoff (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior. Cambridge, Mass.: Oxford, (forthcoming)
Mensmann, M and FRESE, Michael (2017), "Proactive behavior training: Theory, design, and future directions", 434-468, In S.K. Parker & U.K. Bindl (Eds, Making things happen in organizations. New York City: Routledge
FRESE, Michael and Mumford M D (2015), "Organizational Planning: The Psychology of Performance", The psychology of planning in organizations: Research and applications, 1-8
Mumford M.D and FRESE, Michael (2015), "The psychology of planning in organizations: Research and applications", The psychology of planning in organizations: Research and applications, New York City: Taylor & Francis: Routledge
FRESE, Michael and Mumford, M.D (2015), "Organizational planning: The psychology of performance", 1-8, In M.D. Mumford & M. Frese (Eds). The Psychology of Planning in Organizations: Research and applications. New York City: Taylor & Francis: Routledge
FRESE, Michael, Zhu, J.L. and Li, W.D. (2014), "Proactivity and adaptability", In D. Chan (Ed), Individual adaptability to changes at work: New directions in research. Boston: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, (pp.36-51)
Bischoff, K.M, Gielnik, M.M and FRESE, Michael (2014), "Entrepreneurship training in developing countries", In W. Reichman (Ed) Industrial and Organizational Psychology Serves the Underserved: Helping the Most Vulnerable, pp. 92-119, New York: Palgrave Macmillan
Sun, S and FRESE, Michael (2013), "Multiple goal pursuit", In E.A. Locke & G.P. Latham (Eds.), New developments in goal setting and task performance (pp.177-194). New York: Routledge
Gielnik, M.M and FRESE, Michael (2013), "Entrepreneurship and poverty reduction: Applying I-O pschology to microbusiness and entrepreneurship in developing countries", In. J. Olson-Buchanan, L. Koppes Bryan, & L. Foster Thimpson (Eds.), Using I-O Psychology for the Greater Good: Helping Those Who Help Others (pp. 394-438), New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis
FRESE, Michael and Fay, D (2013), "Eigeninitiative", In W. Sarges (Ed): Management-Diagnostic (pp. 316-322), Goettingen, Germany; Hogrefe
FRESE, Michael and Sonnentag, S (2012), "Stress in organizations", In W.C. Borman, D.R. Ilgen, & R.J. Klimoski (Eds), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychology, Vol 12: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 560-592) 2nd edition, (pp.117-New York: Wiley
FRESE, Michael, Bausch, A., Schmidt, P., Rauch, A. and Kabst, R (2012), "Evidence-based entrepreneurship (EBE): A systematic approach to cumulative science", In D.M. Rousseau (Ed.), Handbook of Evidence-Baed Management: Companies, Classrooms, and Research (pp.92-111), New York: Oxford Publishing Co.
Sonnentag, S and FRESE, Michael (2012), "Dynamic performance", In. S.W.J. Kozlowski (Ed.) , Oxford Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (Vol, 1, pp. 548-575), Cambridge, Mass: Oxford University Press
FRESE, Michael and Hofmann D (2011), "Errors in Organizations: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series", Taylor and Francis: London
FRESE, Michael, Bledow, R. and Mueller, V (2011), "Ambidextrous leadership for innovation: The influence of culture", In W.H. Mobley, M. Li & Y. Wang (Eds.), Advances in Global Leadership (Vol, 6, pp. 41-69)
Rosing, R., Rosenbusch, N and FRESE, Michael (2011), "Ambidextrous leadership in the innovation process", In A. Gerybadze, U. Hommel, H.W. Reiner & D. Thomaschewski (Eds.), Innovation and International Corporte Growth (pp.191-204), Heidelberg, Germany: Springer
Gelfand M.J. and FRESE, Michael (2011), "Cultural influences on errors: Prevention, detection, and management", In D.A. Hofmann & M. Frese (Eds.): Errors in Organizations (pp.273-316), London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis, SIOP Frontier Series
FRESE, Michael and Hofmann, D.A (2011), "Errors, error taxonomies, error prevention and error management: laying the groundwork for discussing errors in organizations", In D. Hofmann & M. Frese (Eds.): Errors in Organizations (pp.1-44), London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis, SIOP Frontier Series
FRESE, Michael and Hofmann, D.A (2011), "A new look at errors: On error, error prevention, and error management in organizations", In D. Hofmann & M. Frese (Eds.): Errors in Organizations (pp. 317-326), London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis, SIOP Frontier Series
Rauch, A and FRESE, Michael (2011), "Entrepreneurial orientation", In A. Bausch & T. Fritz (Eds.), Handbook of Utility Management
Keith, N and FRESE, Michael (2010), "Enhancing firm performance and innovativeness through error management cuture", In N.M. Ashkanasy, C.P.M. Wilderom & M.F. Peterson (Eds.), The handbook of organizational culture and climate (2nd ed., pp. 137-157), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
FRESE, Michael (2010), "Entrepreneurial actions: An action theory approach", In K. Murnighan, R. van Dck & D. De Cremer (Eds.), Social psychology of organization (pp. 87-118). New York: Routledge
FRESE, Michael and Rauch, A (2008), "A personality approach to entrepreneurship", In S. Cartwrigth & C.L. Cooper (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Psychology (pp. 121-136). Oxford: Oxford University Press
FRESE, Michael and Rank, J (2008), "The impact of emotions, moods, and other affect-related variables on creativity, iinovation and initiative", In N.M. Ashkanasy & C.L. Cooper (Eds.), Research companion to emotion in organizations (pp. 103-119). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishers
FRESE, Michael, Baum, R J and Baron R A (2007), "The Psychology of Entrepreneurship. SIOP Organizatinal Frontiers Series", (Eds), Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
Broadbeck, F.C and FRESE, Michael (2007), "Societal culture and leadership in Germany", The full book received the Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Awards of Division 52 of APA in 2009, In J. Chlokar, F. Broadbeck, & R. House (Eds.), Culture and leadership across the world: The GLOBE book of in-depth studies of 25 societies (GLOBE Book 2). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum
FRESE, Michael, Baron R.A. and Baum, J.R (2007), "Researcfh gains: Benefits of cloaser links between I/O psychology and entrepreneurship", In J.R. Baum, M. Frese & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship (pp. 347-373). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
FRESE, Michael, Tung, R.L. and Walls, J (2007), "Cross-cultural entrepreneurship: The case of China", In. J.R. Baum, M. Frese & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship )pp. 265-286). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
FRESE, Michael and Rauch, A (2007), "Born to be an entrepreneur? Revisiting the personality approach to entrepreneurship", In J.R. Baum, M. Frese, & R.A Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneursip (pp. 41-65). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
FRESE, Michael (2007), "The psychological actions and entrepreneurial success: An action theory approach", In J.R. Baum, M. Frese, & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship (pp. 151-188). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
FRESE, Michael, Baum, J.R., Baron, R.A and Katz, J.A (2007), "Entrepreneurship as an area of psychology study: An introduction", In J.R. Baum, M. Frese, & R.A. Baron (Eds.), SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series: The Psychology of Entrepreneurship (pp. 1-18). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum
FRESE, Michael and Rauch, A (2006), "Meta-analysis as a tool for developing entrepreneurship research and theory", In J. Wiklund, D. Dimov, J.A. Katz, & D. Shepherd (Eds.), Entrepreneurship: Frameworks and emprical investigations from forthcoming leaders of European research. Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth (Vol. 9, pp. 29-52). Amsterdam
FRESE, Michael (2005), "Grand theories and mid-range theories : Cultural effects on theorizing and the attempt to understand active approaches to work", In K.G. Smith & M.A. Hitt (Eds.), Great minds in management: The process of theory development (pp. 84-108). Oxford: Oxford University Press
FRESE, Michael, Rauch, A., Wiklund, J. and Lumpkin, G.T (2004), "Entrepreneurial orientation and busines performance: Cumulative empirical evidence", In Zahra, S.A. et al, (Eds.), Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 2004. Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Research Conference (pp. 164-177). Braintree: P & R Publications
FRESE, Michael, Broadbeck, F.C. and Javidan, M (2004), "Leadership made in Germany: Low on compassion, high on performance (Managerial Insights Excerpt)", In S. M. Puffer (Ed.) , International managemnet (pp. 192-202). London : M.E. Sharpe
FRESE, Michael and Sonnentag, S (2003), "Stress in organizations", The full handbook set received the 2003 Award of Excellence among multi-volume references from the Professional/Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers, In W.C. Borman, D.R. Ilgen, & R.J. Klimoski (Eds.), Compreshensive Handbook of Psychology, Vol. 12: Industrial and Organizational Psychology (pp. 453-491). New York: Wiley
FRESE, Michael and Hesketh, B (2002), "Simulation and training in work settings", In P.B. Baltes & N.J. Smelser (Eds.), Internationsl Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 14097-14101). Oxford: Elsevier Science
FRESE, Michael and Rauch, A (2002), "The psychology of entrepreneurship", In P.B. Baltes & N.J. Smelser (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (pp. 4552-4556). Oxford: Elsevier Science
FRESE, Michael and Sonnentag, S (2002), "Performnace concepts and performance theory", In Sonnentag, S (Ed.), Psychological management of individual performance (pp. 3-25). Chichester: Wiley
FRESE, Michael (2001), "Personal initiative (PI): The theoretical concept and empirical findings", In M. Erez, U. Kleinbeck & H. Thierry (Eds.), Work motivation in the context of a globalizing economy (pp. 99-110). Mahwah, N.J.: Erlbaum
FRESE, Michael and Pearce J L (2000), "Applied psychology from transitional economies in Eastern Europe. Special issue for Applied Psychology: An International Review (Vol. 49, Issue 4, Oct. 2000)", Oxford UK: Blackwell Publishers
FRESE, Michael, Chell, E and Klandt H (2000), "Psychological approaches to entrepreneurship. Special issue for the European Jouranl of Work and Organizational psychology (Vol. 9, No. 1 2000)", (Eds.), Hove, East Sussex, UK Psychology Press
FRESE, Michael (2000), "Success and failure of microbusiness owners in Africa: A psychological approach", Westport, Conn.: Quorum Books, Greenwood Publications
FRESE, Michael and Rauch, A (2000), "Effects of human resources strategies on success of small-scale business: A longitudinal study", In P.D. Reynolds, E. Autio, C.G. Brush, W.D. Bygrave, S. Manigart, H.J. Sapienza, & K.G. Shaver (Eds.), Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 200 (pp. 530-541). Babson Park Mass.: Babson College, Center for Enrepreneurial Studies
FRESE, Michael and Fay, D (2000), "Self-starting behaviour at work: Toward a theory of initiative", In J.Heckhausen (Ed.), Motivation psychology of human development. Developing motivation and motivating development (pp. 307-324). Amsterdam: Elsevier
FRESE, Michael (1991), "Error management or error prevention: Two strategies to deal with errors in software design", In H.-J. Bullinger (Ed.), Human aspects in computing: Design and use of interactive systems and work with terminals, pp. 776-782, Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publ.

Research / Teaching Areas

Basic And Applied Topics Of Organizational Behavior

Entrepreneurship

Innovation

Studies On Errors, Error Management And Error Management Culture

Training: The Concept Of Error Training, Leadership Training And Psychological Training For Increasing Entrepreneurial Success And Personal Initiative.

Cultural Factors In Organization And Across Nations: As Well As Psychological Success Factors In Entrepreneurs In Developing Countries (africa, Latin America, And Asia) And In Europe.

Membership & Professional Activities

  • Editor, Psychologische Rundschau
  • Editor, Applied Psychology: An International Review, 1991-1998
  • Past President Officer, International Association of Applied Psychology, 2006-2010
  • President, International Association of Applied Psychology, 2002-2006
  • Elected Fellow, Academy of Management, 2014
  • Elected Fellow , International Association of Applied Psychology, 2014
  • Elected Member, German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina), 2014
  • Fellow , Society for the Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) of Division 14 of the American Psychological Association, 2000
  • Vice-President, Division of Work and Organizational Psychology in the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur psychologie (1992-1994)
  • President (Speaker), Division of Work and Organizational Psychology in the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Psychologie, (1990-1992)
  • Editorial Board, The European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychologist
  • Editorial Board, Personnel Psychology - Editorial Board Member - On going
  • Editorial Board, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Small Business Management
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology - Editorial Board Member - On going
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
  • Field Editor, Journal of Business Venturing - (1 Sep 2009-2016)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Business and Psychology - Editorial Board Member - On going
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Psychology - (current)
  • Editorial Board, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice - Editorial Board Member (2008-2014)
  • Editorial Board, Human Relations
  • Editorial Board, Human Performance - Editorial Board Member - On going
  • Editorial Board, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice - Editorial Board Member - On going
  • Editorial Board, Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being - Editorial Board Member - On going
  • Editorial Board, Applied Psychology: An International Review - Editorial Board Member - On going
  • Editorial Board, Academy of Management Journal (1 Feb 2011, on-going)
  • The Summit Group of I/O Psychologies (by invitation only)
  • The Society for Organizational Behavior (SOB, by invitation only)
  • President Elect (Officer) , International Association of Applied Psychology (1998 - 2002)
  • President , International Association of Applied Psychology (2002-2006)
  • Honorary Member, Psychological Soceity of South Africa (PSYSSA)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Psychology (former president of I/O group)
  • Foreign Associate, American Psychogical Association
  • Editorial Board, Academy of Management Journal (1 Feb 2011, on-going)
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