Prof. Dr. oec. HSG
Institute for Media and Communications Management (MCM)
Blumenbergplatz 9, 9000 St. Gallen, Switzerland
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SoM - School of Management
Assistant Professor for Media and Communication Management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
fields of research
Christian's area of research are in of organizational identity, internal communication, corporate social responsibility and new media. Over the course of the last year he for instance did empirical research projects in cooperation with Deutsche Telekom in the area of Organizational Culture and Innovation Management, with the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD) on social media acceptance and with the German federal employment agency (Bundesagentur für Arbeit) on digital media literacy.
Received the University of St. Gallen’s School of Management 2011 Junior Scientist Award for Basic Research
Awarded the getAbstract International Book Award 2009 for the book ‘Sold and Untold: Communications in an Age of Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Shareholder Activism’
International Communication Association, member since 2006
Academy of Management, member since 2008
Christian is teaching in the university's bachelor and master programs, in corporate communication, management of media organizations, social media management, as well as communication theory and public relations.
In the position of project leader for the University of St. Gallen’s Institute for Media and Communications Management, he is responsible for various consulting projects, during the last year among others for the Kempinski Hotels Group and T-Labs in the area of organizational identity and change communication, for the Migros Genossenschaftsbund (Switzerland’s largest retailer) in the area of social media management, as well as for tamedia, Shell and the German Soccer League (Deutsche Fussball Liga) in the field of new, digital media.
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