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Stephan A. Böhm

title Prof. Dr.
name Stephan A. Böhm
institute Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management (IFPM)
address CDI-HSG, Rosenbergstrasse 51, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone 071 224 3181
e-mail
publications papers (91)
projects project entries (2)
School SoM - School of Management
university status assistant professor
position Director, Assistant Professor
main focuses Diversity Management, Vocational inclusion of employees with disabilities, Leadership and HR management, Health-focused leadership, Management of the demographic change, Organizational Identity and Identification
fields of research Diversity Management
Disability and vocational inclusion
further fields of... Leadership and Human Resource Management
Health-focused leadership and psychological health
Management of the demographic change
former positions Prof. Dr. Stephan Böhm is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Disability and Integration at the University of St. Gallen (CDI-HSG). He received his masters and his Ph.D. from the University of St. Gallen. In 2008 and spring 2009 he worked as a visiting research fellow at the Oxford Institute of Ageing at the University of Oxford, Great Britain.

His research focuses on leadership, Human Resource management, diversity as well as change management. He has a special interest in the vocational inclusion of employees with disabilities, health-focused leadership, as well as the management of demographic change.  Stephan has written and edited several books and has published in top-tier management journals, including The Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, as well as The International Journal of Human Resource Management. He regularly contributes to international scientific conferences and has been an invited key-note speaker at various large-scale congresses. His most recent book projects "From grey to silver – Managing the demographic change successfully" (Springer), "Generationen erfolgreich führen - Konzepte und Praxiserfahrungen zum Management des demographischen Wandels" (Gabler) as well as " Berufliche Inklusion von Menschen mit Behinderung – Best Practices aus dem ersten Arbeitsmarkt " (Springer) appeared in 2010, 2011 and 2013.

He has won several prizes for his scientific contribution including the Journal of Organizational Behavior Best Paper Award (2012), the Journal of Managerial Psychology Highly Commended Article Award (2014), the Swiss Public Health Award (2014), as well as the Vontobel Award for Research on Age(ing) (2014).

Stephan is teaching and consulting internationally in numerous institutions and companies based on his expertise in diversity and change management, Human Resources and leadership. He has held workshops on introducing age-specific HR systems, developing age-related and health-focused leadership skills, as well as preventing psychological distress in organizations.
personal education Visiting Postdoc: University of Oxford (England)
Ph.D.: University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), Major: Leadership and HR Management
Master/Bachelor: University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), HEC Lausanne (Switzerland), University of Stellenbosch (South Africa)
awards 2014: Vontobel Award for Research on Age(ing)
2014: Swiss Public Health Award – Best practice based study
2014: Teaching Award of the European Business School (EBS) REMI Executive Education, Oestrich-Winkel, Germany (awarded as top 1 executive lecturer out of 230 lecturers, based on teaching evaluations)
2014: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings – GDO Division
2014: Academy of Management Outstanding Reviewer Award – GDO Division
2014: Journal of Managerial Psychology Highly Commended Article Award 2013
2012: Journal of Organizational Behavior Best Paper Award 2011
2012: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings – GDO Division
2010: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings – GDO Division
2009: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings – OB Division  
affiliations Oxford University Society
European Academy of Management
Academy of Management
HSG Alumni
HSG Docnet
editorial board Work, Aging and Retirement (Oxford University Press)