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Dr. ANNE-GRIT ALBRECHT

Certified Psychologist - Project partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 820-0

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Conception and implementation of selection instruments and instruments for the assessment of potential (e.g. management audits, individual and group assessment centers, development centers).
  • Development of talent management processes: Consulting on the conception and introduction of coordinated talent management based on principles of systemic consulting
  • Training: Conception and implementation of workshops, seminars, and training courses on topics such as selection & assessment, leadership, and intercultural competence.
  • Coaching to support decision-making and change processes

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Collaboration with ITB Consulting since 2016, Human Resources Consultant since 2009
  • PostDoc at the Chair of Work and Organizational Psychology Mannheim University
  • Global leadership development at DaimlerChrysler Financial Services AG
  • Research associate at the Institute of Management & Organization Leuphana University

EDUCATION

Qualification in systemic coaching and consulting (HSI Heidelberg)

  • Diploma in business psychology from Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • Study abroad at Michigan State University

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Albrecht, A.-G., Ones, D. S., Sinangil, H. K. (in press). Expatriate management. In N. Anderson, D. S. Ones, H. K. Sinangil & C. Viswesvaran (Eds.), Handbook of industrial, work and organizational psychology. London, UK: Sage.
  • Albrecht, A.-G., Dilchert, S., Deller, J., Ones, D. S., & Paulus, F. M. (in press). Initiative in expatriate assignments. In B. M. Wiernik, H. Rüger, & D. S. Ones (Eds.), Managing expatriates: Success factors in private and public domains. Opladen: Verlag Barbara Budrich
  • Deller, J., Warszta, T., & Albrecht, A.-G. (2011). Kulturspezifische Effekte in der Psychodiagnostik. In M. Amelang & L. Hornke (Eds.), Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, B/II/1 Grundfragen und Anwendungsfelder psychologischer Diagnostik. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Deller, J. & Albrecht, A.-G. (2007). Interkulturelle Eignungsdiagnostik. In Straub, J., Weidemann, A. & Weidemann, D. (Eds.). Handbuch interkulturelle Kommunikation und Kompetenz (p.741-754). Stuttgart: Metzler.
  • Deller, J. & Albrecht, A.-G. (2007). Wie ein Fisch im Trockenen? Zur Praxisrelevanz publizierter Forschungsbeiträge. Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 4, 150-159.

KATHARINA BEHNCKE

MSc Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-30 (extension)
E-mail: katharina.behncke@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Design and implementation of selection processes and processes for the analysis of potential (e.g. assessment centers with groups or individuals, development center procedures, etc.)
  • Training: Design and implementation of workshops, seminars, and trainings on various interdisciplinary skills an psychological diagnostics (e.g. communication, feedback, HR diagnostics etc.)
  • Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: Involvement with the development, design, and conducting of processes for the selection of university candidates

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Human Resources Consultant at ITB Consulting GmbH

  • Executive and professional search for clients in the maritime industry as a recruiter with an internationally operating recruitment service provider based in Florida, USA (Flagship Management LLC)
  • Support of the roll-out of a management development program as an intern at one of the world’s largest chemical producers (BASF SE)
  • Research activities and patient care for the research group “Developmental Clinical Neurophysiology in Childhood and Adolescence” (Central Institute of Mental Health)
  • Stays abroad and project work in Canada, USA, and Nicaragua

EDUCATION

  • Licensed in DIN 33430, Standards of diagnostics in personnel selection
  • Trained course instructor/trainer
  • Studies in Psychology (MSc) at the University of Wuppertal (BUW).
    Focus: prevention and health, psychological diagnostics, and clinical psychology
  • Studies in Psychology (BSc) at the University of Mannheim.
    Focus: industrial and organizational psychology, research methods, and clinical psychology. Minor in Economics.

LUISA BERGHOLZ

Master of Science in Psychology, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-40 (extension)
E-mail: luisa.bergholz@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: development, design and implementation of procedures for the selection of university candidates
  • Evaluation of aptitude diagnostic projects
  • Management diagnostics: design and implementation of selection procedures and potential analyses (e.g. individual and group assessment centers)
  • Training: conceptualizing and applying workshops, seminars and trainings (e. g. regarding interviews, potential analysis, giving feedback etc.)

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • International trading company, Düsseldorf: conception and conduction of several-day and one-day development centers and assessment centers for executives including observer training (target position second and third executive level)
  • Real estate company of an international trading company, Düsseldorf: conduction of group development centers within an international talent program for future executives
  • International technology company, Essen: conduction of individual assessment centers and individual development centers (in German, English and French)
  • Landesrektorenkonferenz Baden-Württemberg: conception and development of a selection test (Deltaprüfung). Project management, development of items, (statistical) evaluations
  • University of St. Gallen, Switzerland: development of a selection test. Project management, development of items, (statistical) evaluations
  • German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), Bonn: development of a selection test. Project management, development of items, (statistical) evaluations
  • Scholastic aptitude test TM-BASE (Test for Master’s Programmes in Business Administration, Social Sciences and Economics): project management, development of items, (statistical) evaluations, marketing

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human resources consultant at ITB Consulting
  • Lecturer at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences
  • Student assistant at the chair for work psychology and cognitive ergonomics at the university of Fribourg Switzerland: planning, implementation and evaluation of a study about emotions in team work
  • Internship at the market research institute YouGovPsychonomics AG: quantitative market research, customer satisfaction surveys, b2b surveys, branding
  • Research assistant at the university of Luxemburg, research unit Educational Measurement and Applied Cognitive Science (EMACS): data evaluation

EDUCATION

  • Train-the-trainer qualification
  • Studies in psychology at the university of Luxemburg (degree: Bachelor Académique en Psychologie) and at the university of Fribourg Switzerland (degree: Master of Science in Psychology). Main focus: work, personnel and organization psychology as well as cognitive ergonomics
  • Title of bachelor thesis: „Auswirkungen von Kurzarbeit auf Mitarbeiter: Zum Zusammenhang von Angsterleben und Commitment. Analyse am Beispiel eines luxemburgischen Unternehmens“
  • Title of master thesis: „Teamarbeit mithilfe des EmotiBoards: Der Einfluss von Virtuality und Stimmungsanzeigen auf Stimmung, Leistung, subjektive Beanspruchung, Teamklima und Zufriedenheit der Teammitglieder“
  • DIN 33430-Lizenzierung, Lizenz für Auftragnehmer (A), 2014

PUBLICATIONS

  • Stegt, S. J. & Bergholz, L. (2018). Vorhersage des Studienerfolgs in konsekutiven Masterstudiengängen mithilfe eines kognitiven Eignungstests. Hochschulmanagement, 13(4), 101-107.
  • Bergholz, L. & Stegt, S. J. (2018). Validität und Fairness eines Studierfähigkeitstests für Rechtswissenschaften. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 13(4), 57-79.
  • Sonderegger, A., Lalanne, D., Bergholz, L., Ringeval, F. & Sauer, J. (2013). Computer-supported work in distributed and non-distributed teams: the influence of mood feedback. In P. Kotz et al. (Eds.): INTERACT 2013, Part II, LNCS 8118, pp. 445-460. IFIP International Federation for Information Processing.

ANGELIKA BULLAN

Member of staff Unternehmenslösungen

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-44 (extension)
E-mail: angelika.bullan@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to sector Unternehmenslösungen

ANNA BUNDE

Member of staff online-marketing & marketing

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-67 (extension)
E-mail: anna.bunde@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance online-marketing & marketing

SASKIA DELLER

Certified Psychologist, Diplom-Betriebswirtin (BA), Project partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0

HANS-JÖRG DIDI

Certified Psychologist, Partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-42 (extension)
E-mail: hansjoerg.didi@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Consulting services and assistance for companies and universities in the development, introduction and handling of aptitude diagnostic procedures within the scope of personnel recruitment and university admission
  • Design of such procedures
  • Consulting in the organisation of extensive test programmes at universities
  • Evaluation of aptitude diagnostic procedures
  • EDP-support of aptitude diagnostic procedures

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Since October 1992: human resources onsultant with ITB Consulting
  • 1996-1997: Freelance work for IBF Institut für Bildungsforschung e.V. in Bonn, focusing on the development of action-oriented problem-solving tasks as part of an international school comparison study

EDUCATION

  • Studied psychology at the University of Bonn, majoring in industrial, corporate and organizational psychology, diagnostics and general psychology; graduated with diploma
  • Minor field of study: Business and management economics
  • DIN 33430-Lizenzierung, Lizenz für Auftragnehmer (A), 2014

PUBLICATIONS

  • Stegt, S. J., Didi, H.-J., Zimmerhofer, A. & Seegers, P. K. (2018). Akzeptanz von Auswahlverfahren zur Studienplatzvergabe. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 13(4), 15-35.
  • Didi, H.-J. & Zimmerhofer, A. (2015). Self-Assessments für Studieninteressierte Serviceangebot, Marketinginstrument und Mittel zur Verbesserung der Auswahlentscheidung. Neues Handbuch Hochschullehre, F 1.14
  • Heine, C., Briedis, K., Didi, H.-J., Haase, K. & Trost, G. (2006). Auswahl- und Eignungsfeststellungsverfahren beim Hochschulzugang in Deutschland und ausgewählten Ländern. Eine Bestandsaufnahme. HIS-Berichte, A 3/2006. Hannover: Hochschul-Informations-System.
  • Didi, H.-J. (2002). Der Postkorb. In E. Fay (Hrsg.), Das Assessment Center in der Praxis. Konzepte – Erfahrungen – Innovationen (S. 77-102). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

MARTINA FEIGE

Member of staff marketing, administration and staff department

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-64 (extension)
E-mail: martina.feige@itb-consulting.de

FIELD OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to marketing, administration, staff department and sector Unternehmenslösungen

LIOBA FRINGS

Certified Psychologist, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-50 (extension)
E-mal: lioba.frings@itb-consulting.de​

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Launching of online 360° feedback in organizations: Development of specific questionnaires, integration of the process into a larger performance management system
  • Consulting on the introduction of tests for employee selection as well as for self-assessment and personnel development purposes
  • Conception, drawing up and evaluation of tests for enterprises (e. g. selection of junior executives,  apprentices)
  • Conception, drawing up and evaluation of (subject-specific) scholastic aptitude tests (Selection tests for universities and scholarship agencies) 
  • Drawing up and further development of competence models: Evaluation of requirement analyses
  • Evaluation of competency diagnosis procedures

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Service concern for industrial and chemical enterprises, Leverkusen (Germany): Project management, preparation, conduction and evaluation of a 360°-feedback for executives level 1 to 3
  • IT-service enterprise for banking, Bonn (Germany): Project management, preparation, conduction and evaluation of a 360°-feedback
  • Service concern for pharmaceutical industry, Berlin (Germany): Multi-perspective survey as a basis for placement of employees
  • International tourism concern, Cologne (Germany): Introduction of online potential analysis for executives and employees
  • Test for medical studies: Further development of a scholastic aptitude tests for the selection of particularly capable university candidates – co-project management, development of test-items, statistical analyses and evaluation
  • Conception, drawing up and evaluation of a multi-stage selection procedure of medical students for a scholarship programme
  • Development of test items within the context of numerus test projects: e. g. Landesrektorenkonferenz Baden-Württemberg; University of St. Gallen (Switzerland); private Law School, Hamburg (Germany); German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Bonn (Germany); German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes), Bonn (Germany)
  • Ministry of Justice of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia: Evaluation of assement center procedures

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human resources consultant at ITB Consulting since 2012
  • Practical training at a consultancy specialized on market and consumer research, Bonn (Germany)
  • Research Assistant at the department of neuropsychology at the university hospital of Bonn (Germany)

EDUCATION

  • Studies in psychology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Diploma thesis at the department of work-, industrial- and organisational psychology, Prof. Gerhard Blickle
  • DIN 33430-Lizenzierung, Lizenz für Auftragnehmer (A), 2014

LATEST PUBLICATION

  • Diekmann, C., Blickle, G., Hafner, K. & Peters, L. (2015). Trick or trait? The combined effects of employee impression management modesty and trait modesty on supervisor evaluations. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 89, 120-129.
  • Zimmerhofer, A., Peters, L. & Sökeland, B. (2012). Karriereberatung auf Eigeninitiative. Personalwirtschaft, 12, 55-57.

NADINE GEBAUER-HASPEL

Member of staff Unternehmenslösungen

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-27 (extension)
E-mail: nadine.gebauer-haspel@itb-consulting.de​

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to sector Unternehmenslösungen

WIEBKE GOERTZ

Certified Psychologist, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-41 (extension)
E-mail: wiebke.goertz@itb-consulting.de​

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: development, design and implementation of procedures for the selection of candidates from universities and scholarship organisations
  • Management diagnostics: design and implementation of selection procedures and potential analyses (e. g. group assessment centers)

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Business group, Düsseldorf: design and chairing of assessment centers for prospective managers of self-service department stores
  • Federal Employment Agency, Nürnberg: Conception of German-wide assessment centers for apprentices
  • German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn: design and development of a scholastic aptitude test for the selection of foreign university candidates; project management, development of exercises, statistical evaluations
  • Further development of the scholastic aptitude test (BT-WISO) for the selection of Bachelor’s course candidates in Economics and Social Sciences: project management, development of exercises, statistical evaluations, marketing
  • Development of a Situational Judgment Test to assess the „Ausbildunsgreife“ (maturity for apprenticeship) – ITB-TAP (Test for the assessment of apprenticeship-relevant personality dimensions)
  • START-Stiftung: Development of a competency model, conceptualisation of a selection procedure for scholarship holders, conceptualisation and conduction of an interview training for interviewers
  • Internationally operating German bank group: Conduction of Development Centers with integrated training parts for management personnel

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human resources consultant at  ITB Consulting
  • Research and teaching associate at the department of industrial- and organizational psychology at Bielefeld University
  • Associate at the project „TeSten in OWL“ with main focus on design and development of personnel selection procedures for apprentices

EDUCATION

  • tudies in psychology at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena with main focus on industrial- and organizational psychology as well as clinical psychology, graduated with diploma in psychology
  • DIN 33430-Lizenzierung, Lizenz für Auftragnehmer (A), 2014
  • Member of Arbeitskreis Assessment Center e. V.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Goertz, W., Hülsheger, U. R., & Maier, G. W. (2014). The validity of specific cognitive abilities for the prediction of training success in Germany: A meta-analysis. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 13, 123-133. doi: 10.1027/1866-5888/a000110

MICHAEL HAFENER

Master of Science Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-41 (extension)
E-mail: michael.hafener@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Launching of online 360° feedback in organizations: Development of specific questionnaires, integration of the process into a larger performance management system
  • Online-Assessment: Consulting, implementation, configuration and further development of our online assessment system IONA (ITB Online Assessment)

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Internationally active auditing firm, German major city: Project management, preparation, conduction and evaluation of a 360°-feedback
  • Company for local public transport, German major city: Project management, preparation, conduction and evaluation of a 360°-feedback
  • Test for medical studies: Item development in cooperation with medical experts
  • Project management, further development, conduction and evaluation of a multi-stage selection procedure of medical students for a scholarship programme

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • HR-Consultant at ITB Consulting, Bonn, since 2018
  • Internship in personnel diagnostics at an internationally active company in the aircraft industry, Hamburg

EDUCATION

  • Licensed in DIN 33430, Standards of diagnostics in personnel selection (2017)
  • Studies in psychology at Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck (degree: Master of Science in Psychology)
  • Master thesis: „Countertransference and sequences of interactive affective regulation in a psychoanalytic long-term therapy“

DR. KRISTINE HEILMANN

Certified Psychologist (MBA), Executive Partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-22 (extension)
E-mail: kristine.heilmann@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Conception and implementation of selection instruments and instruments for the assessment of potential (e.g. management audits, individual and group assessment centers, development centers)
  • Competence management: Conception and implementation of company-wide competence models and potential analysis systems
  • Performance management: Conception and implementation of performance appraisal systems
  • Training: Conception and implementation of workshops, seminars and training courses (interview training, leadership, intercultural competence, management methods, communication and presentation, etc.)
  • Development of talent management processes: Consulting on the conception and introduction of coordinated talent management
  • Performance and personality tests: Consulting on the introduction of tests for employee selection (for companies) and student selection (for universities), as well as for self-assessment and personnel development purposes

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • International automobile manufacturer: Development of an intercultural assessment center for the selection of employees taking on assignments abroad, tailored to the respective target country.
  • International automobile manufacturer: Implementation of assessment centers for the selection of trainees in Asia: subsequently implementation of training modules on communication, intercultural competence and teambuilding (participants from China and Japan)
  • Development cooperation organization, Netherlands: Development and implementation of a competence model and a system for the analysis of performance and potential (staff and management team each composed of fifty per cent Dutch and fifty per cent natives of other European and ACP countries)
  • Global trading company: Individual assessments with high-level managers from Western, Central and Eastern Europe and Asia; development centers with top managers and subsequent training courses on the topics „Intercultural Management“, „Managing Complexity“, „Managing Change and Innovation“
  • Telecommunications: Auditing of medium and high-level executives within the framework of restructuring
  • Energy company: Auditing of medium-level executives in the U.S.
  • International law firm: Interview training for partners and associates; appraisal of an internal assessment center for partner selection in England
  • Trade association: Assessment for the selection of internal managers
  • Private law school, Hamburg: Director of annual procedure for selection of students – development of written test and oral selection elements, examiner briefing, evaluation of results
  • Profiling / individual consulting for managers in phases of professional reorientation
  • Plant engineering company, U.S.: Six-months assignment for implementation of a potential analysis system for the German holding company; intercultural coaching for the German engineers employed there; support in recruiting, staffing and personnel development

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Managing director and human resources consultant with ITB Consulting
  • Consultant for Zentrum für Managementberatung Edmund Mastiaux und Partner
  • Research associate at Institut für Bildungsforschung IBF e.V.
  • Research associate at Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Universiteit NIMBAS in Utrecht, NL, in cooperation with University of Bradford, UK
  • Doctorate in natural sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) from Humboldt-Universität Berlin

EDUCATION

  • Managing director and human resources consultant with ITB Consulting
  • Consultant for Zentrum für Managementberatung Edmund Mastiaux und Partner
  • Research associate at Institut für Bildungsforschung IBF e.V.
  • Research associate at Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Universiteit NIMBAS in Utrecht, NL, in cooperation with University of Bradford, UK
  • Doctorate in natural sciences (Dr. rer. nat.) from Humboldt-Universität Berlin
  • Studies in psychology at the universities of Gießen an Bonn

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTION)

  • Heilmann, K. und Zimmerhofer, A. (2018). Agilität und Diagnostik: Personalauswahl für agile Organisationen. In Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès, Clarissa-Diana Wilke (Hrsg.) Agenda HR – Digitalisierung, Arbeit 4.0, New Leadership, Springer Verlag.
  • Heilmann, K. & Beermann D. (2014). Wie passen Kompetenzen und Persönlichkeitseigenschaften zusammen? Ein kompetenzorientierter Ansatz der Persönlichkeitsdiagnostik. Wirtschaftspsychologie 1-2014, 66-80
  • Heilmann, K. (2009). Kompetenzentwicklung im Development Center. In S. Dlugosch & A. Terörde (Hrsg.), Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel. Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Heilmann, K. (2002). Die Konstruktionsübung: Eine besondere Übung im Assessment Center. In E. Fay (Hrsg.), Das Assessment Center in der Praxis. Konzepte – Erfahrungen – Innovationen (S. 125). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Heilmann, K. (1999). Begabung – Leistung – Karriere. Die Preisträger im Bundeswettbewerb Mathematik 1971-1995. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Heilmann, K. (1999). Das Bochumer Inventar zur berufsbezogenen Persönlichkeitsbeschreibung, Rezension. In E. Fay (Hrsg.), Tests unter der Lupe II (S. 19-38). Lengerich: Pabst Sciene Publishers.

BEATE HERZOG

Bachelor of Science Psychology, Project partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0

ARVID HOFMANN

Master of Science Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-52 (extension)
E-mail: arvid.hofmann@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Conception, drawing up and evaluation of (subject-specific) scholastic aptitude tests (selection tests for universities and scholarship agencies)

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human resources consultant at ITB Consulting since 2017
  • Research assistant at the professorship for Media- and Communication Psychology of the Universität zu Köln; activities focussing on planning and conducting of experiments in immersive virtual environments
  • Student assistant at the professorship for Psychological Assessment and Differential Psychology of the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf; activities focussing on evaluation and drawing up of experimental material

EDUCATION

  • Studies in psychology at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychology) and at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (degree: Master of Science in Psychology with main focus on Work- and Organizational Psychology and Cognitive Psychology)
  • Title of master thesis: „An examination of the validity of Hick’s law during pro- and antisaccades under task switch costs”
  • Licensed in DIN 33430, Standards of diagnostics in personnel selection
  • Certified mediator

KATHARINA HOLLÄNDER

Master of Science in Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-50 (extension)
E-mail: katharina.hollaender@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Design and implementation of selection processes and processes for the analysis of potential (e.g. assessment centers with groups or individuals, development center procedures, etc.), digital assessments
  • Training courses: Design and implementation of workshops, seminars and training courses (e.g., courses on giving and receiving feedback, conducting interviews, observing and evaluating behavior)

REFERENCE PROJECTS

  • Internationally operating German bank group: Conduction of Development Centers with integrated training parts for management personnel
  • Internationally operating industrial company: International roll out and further development of a Development Centers for managerial staff
  • Internationally operating business group: Conceptualization of Development Centers for the skill assessment of employees

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human Resources Consultant at ITB Consulting GmbH since 2018
  • Human Resources Manager at a Start-up Company based in Düsseldorf
  • Analysis of potential of adolescence and subsequent career counseling
  • Project work in order to optimize team interaction at a Dutch business company

EDUCATION

  • Train-the-Trainer Certificate
  • Master studies in Work and Organizational Psychology at Maastricht University, the Netherlands
  • Bachelor studies in Psychology at Maastricht University, the Netherlands and Universidad de Granada, Spain
  • Title of master thesis: Shedding Light on Deep Acting: Are Attentional Deployment and Cognitive Reappraisal Beneficial for Employees’ Job Satisfaction? A Diary Study

ANKE HOPF

Member of staff administration, accounting, staff department

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-23 (extension)
E-mail: anke.hopf@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to administration, accounting and staff department

DR. SABINE KULLAK

Certified Psychologist, Project partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: design and delivery of instruments for potential analysis and selection, targeting on individuals as well on groups (development center, assessment center, interviews)
  • Talent management: strategic needs analysis, analysis of talent pipeline and definition of measures for providing sufficient talent resources, including the respective processes and instruments
  • Corporate coaching, covering leadership, micro politics and intercultural collaboration (especially expatriation, moving into management)
  • Training: design and delivery of initiatives regarding leadership and appraisal of staff, as well as intercultural collaboration
  • Qualification planning and management: strategic qualification needs analysis, design of learning measures, evaluation and reporting
  • Competency management: design of competency models, gap analysis and need-oriented competency development 

SELECTED PROJECTS

  • Multinational companies of different industries (predominantly technology, automotive, chemical, finance): design and delivery of assessment and development centers for selecting and developing leaders; locations: Germany, Western and Eastern Europe, Greater China and Korea for groups of various cultural backgrounds
  • Captive finance: development and implementation of a competency catalogue and training plan for a newly founded company’s staff in Beijing
  • Various industries, Shanghai: design and program delivery for preparing Chinese potentials for working in Germany
  • German Industry and Commerce, Greater China: delivery of coaching and workshops as part of expat partner support programs
  • Various industries in Germany and Greater China: executive coaching and advise in leadership and intercultural collaboration
  • Institution of the Federal Republic of Germany: running feedback discussions and follow up planning with mid to high level executives after employee feedback
  • Captive finance: design and implementation of competency and qualification management processes, including IT application for training documentation (according to German legal requirements for the finance industry)
  • Additionally: long term responsibility as line manager for the identification and development of potentials including potential assessment, international trainee programs, dual education, competency management qualification management and as HR business partner (automotive, finance, trade, real estate)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Project Partner with ITB Consulting as of 2016; focus areas: management diagnostics and training in national and international contexts
  • +8 years own practice of Work and Organizational Psychology; focus areas: diagnostics, leadership and talent development, collaboration in intercultural environments
  • +6 years working experience in the People Republic of China as HR consultant and leadership coach
  • Manager Qualification Management & Assessment Sales & Financial Services Daimler, including Mercedes Benz Bank
  • Manager Trainee Program, HR Development & Training Daimler Financial Services, Region Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific
  • HR Business Partner for Headquarter, Financial Services, Trade and Real Estate, debis AG
  • Manager Leadership Recruiting and Development, Schering AG (now merged into Bayer AG)

EDUCATION

    • Registered Corporate Coach by World Association of Business Coaches
    • Certified Corporate Coach, Progress U, Hong Kong
    • Systemic organizational consultant; Beratergruppe Neuwaldegg, Wien
    • PhD of Work and Organizational Psychology, Technical University Berlin
    • Diploma in Psychology, Technical University Berlin

LAURA LÜNEBORG

Master Science in Psychology, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-26 (extension)
E-mail: laura.lueneborg@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: conceptualization and implementation of selection procedures and potential analyses (e.g. group assessment and development center procedures, assessments of skill level)
  • Training: conceptualizing and conducting workshops, seminars and trainings (e.g.  regarding managing complexity, providing feedback, creating innovative business solutions, managing leadership situations successfully)
  • Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: assistance in projects, e.g. designing tasks and implementing test procedures for the selection of university candidates

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • International business and service group, Duisburg: development and conduction of a Development Center in English for the skill assessment of junior executives
  • International Health Care company, Düsseldorf: assistance in  Development Center procedures for sales employees including reporting of results
  • Internationally operating German bank group: Conceptual redesign of internal development procedures for executives

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Freelancer at ITB Consulting since 2013; human resources consultant since 2016
  • BPS Certificate of Occupational Test Use (Level A and B)
  • Internship at SKOPOS market research, London, United Kingdom. Activities focusing on the implementation of digital customer surveys, quantitative data analysis and data processing
  • Internship in the department of psychiatry and psychotherapy of a regional clinic for psychological, psychiatric and neurological care (Rheinische Landesklinik, Bonn). Activities focusing on co-therapeutical work in group and single therapies, anamnesis as well as application and interpretation of neuropsychological tests
  • Member of the executive and advisory boards of a non-profit association involved in the organization of an United Nations simulation conference. Main responsibilities: Fundraising, finance and team leadership

EDUCATION

  • Master studies in psychology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn with main focus on industrial and organizational psychology, differential and clinical psychology
  • Master thesis on the effect of interindividual genetic differences on the Job-Demand-Resources-Model of Burnout
  • Research internship at the Psychometrics Centre of the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Project on the prediction of occupational choice based on big data analysis
  • Semester abroad at the University of Toronto, Canada, with main focus on Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Bachelor studies in psychology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn with main focus on industrial and organization psychology and clinical psychology. Bachelor thesis on the effects of Impression-Management techniques in job interviews within Canadian Human-Resources-Managers

DANIELA LÜNENBACH

Memnber of staff Hochschullösungen

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-25 (extension)
E-mail: daniela.luenenbach@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to sector Hochschullösungen

DR. JANA MONTASSER

Master of Science in Business Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-32 (extension)
E-mail: jana.montasser@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Consulting regarding proficiency assessment procedures in personnel selection and personnel development processes
  • Implementation of 360° feedback processes: Consulting, development of organization-specific feedback questionnaires, IT implementation, integration in the personnel development process
  • Online Assessment: Consulting regarding the use of online assessments as well as setup and configuration of our online assessment system IONA

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human Resources Consultant at ITB Consulting since 2018
  • Freelancer at Deutsche Bahn Training, Learning & Consulting to carry out assessment center processes and potential analyses from 2016 until 2017
  • Research Associate in Work and Organizational Psychology at the Philipps-University Marburg with a focus on innovation & creativity, leadership, team processes, and human resource development from 2014 until 2017

EDUCATION

  • DIN 33430 licence E: Requirements for proficiency assessment procedures and their implementation
  • Ongoing qualification in systemic counseling at isb (Institute for Systemic Consulting) in Wiesloch
  • Doctorate (Dr. rer nat.) in psychology on the topic: “Unleashing the Organizational Potential: Extra-Role Creativity, Innovation, and Performance in the Context of Social Influences”
  • Studied psychology at the University of Mannheim, the Universidad Camilo José Cela in Madrid and the Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster with a focus on business psychology
  • Certified for professional university teaching by the University Didactic Network Mittelhessen

KERSTIN PETERSEN

Member of staff Hochschullösungen

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-34 (extension)
E-mail: kerstin.petersen@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to sector Hochschullösungen

DR. STEFAN POPPELREUTER

Certified Psychologist, Project partner

CONTACT

Telefon: +49 228 82090-0

 

CHRISTINE POURNIAS

Member of staff Hochschullösungen

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-28 (extension)
E-mail: christine.pournias@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to sector Hochschullösungen

KATHRIN PREIS

Member of staff Unternehmens- und Hochschullösungen

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-24 (extension)
E-mail: kathrin.preis@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to sector Unternehmens- and Hochschullösungen

DR. CÉLINE ROJON

Chartered Psychologist, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-29 (extension)
E-mail: celine.rojon@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACITIVTY

  • Management diagnostics: Design and implementation of measures/processes for personnel selection and for analysing potential (e.g., assessment centres for individuals and groups, development centres)
  • Training courses: Design and implementation of workshops, seminars and training courses (e.g., courses on giving and receiving feedback, conducting interviews or assessment centres, developing leaders/managers, using psychological diagnostics in human resource management)
  • Performance management: Design and implementation of performance appraisal systems
  • Psychometric testing: Development and evaluation of psychometric measures for use in organisations and universities

REFERENCE PROJECTS

  • International banking group (Frankfurt/Germany): Carrying out development centres for new leaders and middle managers
  • International producer of gardening and motorised equipment: Contribution to designing and carrying out of a talent development programme
  • International producer of plastic products: Design and carrying out of development centres for senior leadership
  • International aviation enterprise (Berlin/Germany and internationally): Contribution to designing, carrying out, reporting and evaluating of development centres for middle and top management
  • International alcoholic beverages enterprise (Great Britain): Evaluation of a programme aimed at supporting young people from difficult backgrounds in their labour market entry and for raising alcohol awareness
  • Developing, conducting and evaluating training courses (e.g., in the energy, pharmaceutical, insurance industries) on topics such as personnel selection and development, most notably psychometric testing, intercultural competency, interview techniques, ethical leadership
  • Design and evaluation of a smartphone/tablet app for the development of academics’ leadership competencies
  • Design and management of scientific research projects looking at aspects of the following topics: work performance, personnel development (incl. coaching), personnel selection (incl. psychometric testing), life stage transitions, academic leadership, research methods, cross-cultural studies

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human resources consultant at ITB Consulting since 2018
  • Assistant professor in human resource management at the University of Edinburgh/Great Britain (2012-2018)
  • Self-employed human resources consultant (2010-2017)
  • Research psychologist at a psychometric testing consultancy (2007-2012)
  • Work placements in Germany and internationally (France, Spain, Great Britain) in personnel/human resources departments, psychometric testing and market research

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Psychology, University of Surrey (Great Britain); topic: ”A criterion-centric approach to measuring individual workplace performance”
  • MSc in Occupational and Organizational Psychology, University of Surrey (Great Britain); dissertation project: “Culture, personality and competency: Assessing individual behavioral styles. A cross-cultural validation study of the Cultural Orientations Framework (COF™) assessment questionnaire”
  • B.A. in Psychology (with focus on Work and Organisational Psychology) at the University of Erfurt; thesis project: “‘Development and implementation of an analysis tool assessing potential for the Personnel & Organization department of Erfurt’s municipal utility”

PUBLICATONS (A SELECTION OF RELEVANT JOURNAL ARTICLES AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS)

  • Grajfoner, D., Rojon, C., & Eshraghian, F. (im Erscheinen). Leadership in academia: Current conceptualisations and developmental approaches. Studies in Higher Education.
  • Rojon, C., McDowall, A., & Saunders, M. N. K. (im Erscheinen). Eliciting shared understanding whilst retaining depth of individual data: Generating frameworks using aggregative analysis of repertory grids. Field Methods.
  • Rojon, C. (2018). On the path to enlightenment? Reviewing the literature systematically – or not. Invited book chapter for K. Townsend & M. N. K. Saunders (Eds.), How to keep your research project on track: Insights from when things go wrong. Cheltenham, GB: Edward Elgar.
  • Hernandez, J., Moya, E., Dueñas, G., Rojon, C., & Mocca, E. (2017, Juni/Juli). Transitions across life: Towards a multilevel model of the transitions between education and the workplace based on the case of four countries. Präsentation im Rahmen der 29. Konferenz der Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Lyon, Frankreich.
  • Rojon, C. (2016). Pioneers of occupational psychology in the UK: An interview series. British Psychological Society Media Centre. Abrufbar auf YouTube: http://tinyurl.com/zdkukpn
  • Rojon, C. & Soltys, M. (2016, Juli). Leading ethically in banking: A framework for developing ethical leaders and ethical leadership. Präsentation im Rahmen des 31. International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.
  • McDowall, A., & Rojon, C. (2016, Januar). The enigma of testing. The Psychologist, 28(1), 44-45.
  • Rojon, C., McDowall, A. & Saunders, M. N. K. (2015). The relationships between traditional selection assessments and workplace performance criteria specificity: A comparative meta-analysis. Human Performance, 28(1), 1-25.
  • Rojon, C. (2015). Case 12: Predicting work performance (Fallstudie). In M. N. K. Saunders, P. Lewis, & A. Thornhill (Eds.), Research methods for business students (7th ed., pp. 559-561). Harlow, GB: Financial Times Prentice Hall.
  • Rojon, C. & Bode, N. (2014, Dezember). What matters most? Attractive coach characteristics. Präsentation im Rahmen des 4. International Congress of Coaching Psychology, London, GB.
  • Calvard, T. & Rojon, C. (2014, Januar). Interdisciplinarity: What’s in it for Occupational Psychology? Präsentation im Rahmen der Division of Occupational Psychology Conference, Brighton, GB.
  • McDowall, A. & Rojon, C. (2013, Dezember). The impact of group coaching on creativity and innovation. Präsentation im Rahmen der 4. European Conference of Coaching Psychology, Edinburgh, GB.
  • Rojon, C., Saunders, M. N. K., & McDowall, A. (2012, September). The development and evaluation of a new generic model of individual workplace performance. Präsentation im Rahmen der British Academy of Management Conference, Cardiff, GB.
  • Rojon, C. & McDowall, A. (2010). Cultural Orientations Framework (COF) assessment questionnaire in cross-cultural coaching: A cross-validation with Wave Focus Styles. International Journal of Evidence Based Coaching and Mentoring, 8(2), 1-26.

THERESA ROMBACH

Master of Science in Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-15 (extension)
E-mail: theresa.rombach@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Consulting on the introduction of (web-based) tests for employee selection as well as for self-assessment and personnel development purposes
  • Conception, drawing up and evaluation of tests for enterprises (e. g. selection of junior executives,  apprentices)
  • Conception, drawing up and evaluation of (subject-specific) scholastic aptitude tests (selection tests for universities and scholarship agencies)
  • Evaluation of competency diagnosis procedures

REFERENZPROJEKTE

  • Industrie- und Chemiedienstleistungskonzern, Leverkusen: Implementierung, Weiterentwicklung und Evaluation eines mehrstufigen Auswahlprozesses für Ausbildungsbewerber und Bewerber für duale Studiengänge nach vorheriger Anforderungsanalyse, Begleitung der IT-Implementierung
  • Test für medizinische Studiengänge: Entwicklung von Aufgaben in Zusammenarbeit mit medizinischen Sachverständigen
  • Itementwicklung im Rahmen zahlreicher Testprojekte u.a. für die Universität St. Gallen (Schweiz); Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Bonn

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human resources consultant at ITB Consulting since 2017
  • Working student at a the HR department of a manufacturer for drugstore items: recruiting and project work
  • Student assistant at ITB Consulting: conception, drawing up and evaluation of scholastic aptitude tests and assessment centres, supervision of multiple online testing dates

EDUCATION

  • Studies in psychology at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychology) and at RWTH Aachen (degree: Master of Science in Psychology)
  • Title of master thesis: „Health ambition or narcissistic entitlement – the effects of narcissism on achievement goals in group discussions”
  • Certified trainer for autogenic training according to §20 SGB V
  • Licensed in DIN 33430, Standards of diagnostics in personnel selection

DR. KATHARINA ROTH

Certified Psychologist, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-16 (extension)
E-mail: katharina.roth@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: developing, applying and evaluating instruments for the assessment of potential and performance (e.g. management audits, assessment and development center procedures)
  • Training: conceptualizing and applying workshops, seminars and trainings (e.g. leadership, communication, presentation, giving feedback, assessment center and job application trainings etc.)
  • Test diagnostics: developing and evaluating tests for business application
    Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: assistance in projects, e.g. designing and implementing procedures fort the selection of university candidates

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Development and conduction of a leadership training for a German global banking and financial services company. Project management (nationally and internationally).
  • Development and conduction of assessment centers for a German DIY retailer.
  • Conception and conduction of a potential analysis training for successors family-owned companies.
  • Conception of a presentation training for Thai professors.
  • Conception of a communication training for retail holding company.
  • Development and evaluation of an English test based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE UND QUALIFICATION

  • Human resources consultant at ITB Consulting
  • Freelance trainer with main focus on team management and communication
  • Lecturer at the University of Bonn in the medical faculty
  • Research associate at the department of medical psychology at the Friedrich-Wilhelm-University, Bonn: project management and scientific work in international and interdisciplinary research

EDUCATION

  • Ongoing qualification in systemic consulting and coaching at ISB (Institut for systemic consulting) in Wiesloch
  • Qualification in communicational psychology at the Schultz von Thun-Institute in Hamburg
  • PhD at the Technical University Dresden; subject of thesis: neuronal and visual processing of emotions; graduated with Dr. rer. nat.
  • Studies in psychology at the University Koblenz-Landau with main focus on industrial and organization psychology, clinical psychology and cognitive neuroscience; graduated with Diploma.

HELENE SCHÄFER

Member of staff Hochschullösungen

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-25 (extension)
E-mail: helene.schaefer@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Assistance to sector Hochschullösungen

SIMONE SCHIFFNER-BACKHAUS

Communications & Senior Consultant & Corporate Communications

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-37 (extension)
E-mail: simone.schiffner-backhaus@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Training, coaching and consulting services for young business executives in setting personal objectives and coping with new occupational challenges, e.g. during change and restructuring processes
  • Personnel development messures for young female executives
  • Consulting services for HR departments on communications, positioning and image
  • Organisation and performance of workshops, seminars and trainings on various HR issues
  • Development and implementation of aptitude diagnostic procedures for industrial and business enterprises
  • Communication and marketing at ITB Consulting
  • In-house process optimisation at ITB Consulting

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Manufacturing company, Neuss: Conception of HR communication establishing a new competency model, consulting for the implementation of the concept
  • European transport company, Luxemburg: Development of visions, missions and company values with medium and high level executives, conception and conduction of interviews, workshops, conducting of guidelines and research.
  • Logistic company, Bonn: Coaching female executives in order to enhance their positioning and leadership qualities
  • Trading company with branches: Coaching of medium and high level executives in dealing with company restructuring, new strategic orientation and change communication
  • German energy company, Essen: Conception and conduction of trainings for executives on the topics “HR communication” and “Change communication”
  • Innovative energy company, The Netherlands: Coaching of executives on topics „Imparting the new company strategy“ and „Personal positioning“
  • German global banking and financial institute, Frankfurt: Conduction of trainings for medium and high level executives on the topic “Personal development of employees”, imparting methods and instruments
  • Banking institute, Düsseldorf: Conducting assessment centers for executives
  • Organization of public life, Brussels: Coaching of executives on the topics “Definition of own roles” and “Strategic positioning”
  • Profit educational organization with educational mission by the Ministry of Culture in NRW: Conception and conduction of trainings for young executives on the topics “Communication” and “Management of employees”

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Divisional manager at Corporate Networking und Multimedia METRO Group Solutions GmbH, Düsseldorf; fields of activity: strategy and concept development, implementation and operation of a group-wide portal for in-house process optimisation in all affiliates and 32 countries of the METRO Group; strategy and concept development, implementation and operational management for the multimedia communication of group contents to all stakeholders of the company; strategy development for the new affiliate METRO Group Solutions and implementation of its communication vis-à-vis all stakeholders
  • Head of the Department for Corporate Communication – New Media at METRO AG, Düsseldorf; fields of activity: management of an in-house process optimisation project within the METRO Group (see above); in charge of the organisation, technical equipment and construction of the interactive trade fair stand for positioning the METRO Group Future Store Initiative and the METRO Group in the industry as innovation leaders; in charge of the establishment of the internal and external communication of the METRO Group
  • Head of the Department for Corporate Communication at METRO Online AG, Düsseldorf; fields of activity: in charge of internal and external communication
  • Consultant at Simma & Partner GmbH, Dornbirn (A); fields of activity: consulting services for start-up businesses in the healthcare and multimedia sectors; development of business strategies as well as coaching and supervision of their implementation
  • Vice managing director at CMC Communication Media Consulting GmbH, Cologne; fields of activity: project management in enterprises during the introduction of business TV solutions for their in-house communication; development and establishment of appropriate operational and organisational structures
  • General manager at Bayerische Krebsgesellschaft e.V., Munich; fields of activity: concept development and implementation for strategic reorientation/turnaround; establishment of professional in-house structures; change communication to internal and external stakeholders; establishment of a solid financial basis
  • Public relations officer at Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft e.V., Frankfurt/Main; fields of activity: establishment of the PR department; development and implementation of a communication strategy and introduction of target group-specific communication contents and media

EDUCATION

  • Additional training in business administration with main focus on PR
  • Studies in German literature, linguistics, philosophy and history of art; degree: Master of Arts

PUBLICATIONS

  • Schiffner-Backhaus, S. (2008). METRO Group Networking verbindet Mitarbeiter aus 30 Ländern. Multimediale Kommunikation in einem internationalen Unternehmen. In F. M. Hein, Elektronische Unternehmenskommunikation – Konzepte und Best Practices zu Kultur und Führung (S. 502-507). Frankfurt: Deutscher Fachverlag.
  • Federspiel, K. & Schiffner-Backhaus, S. (1999). Krebs – mit der Krankheit leben. Früherkennung, Symptome, Diagnosen, Behandlungsmethoden, begleitende Maßnahmen. München: Wilhelm Heyne Verlag.

DR. MARTIN SCHÜRMANN

Certified Psychologist, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-36 (extension)
E-mail: martin.schuermann@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Conceptualizing and implementing of selection procedures and potential analyses (e.g. management audits, assessment center procedures)
  • Management development: Developing and conducting diagnostic procedures for evaluating job specific potential in order to encourage top performers
  • Competence management: Conceptualizing and launching of company-wide valid Competence Models as integrative component of the company’s strategy
  • Performance management: Conceptualizing and implementing of performance appraisal systems for different target groups
  • Training: Developing and applying workshops and seminars on various topics (diagnostics, leadership, handling of competence models, applying diagnostic tools measuring potential)
  • Scholastic aptitude tests: Conceptualizing, developing and implementing of student selection procedures for universities
  • Coaching: Providing support to young executives and middle management’s executives in terms of clarifying their individual objectives and managing of challenging job situations (e.g. in change or restructuring processes)
  • Project management: Conceptualizing of diagnostic tools to assess and select project managers

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Public Transport Company, Berlin. Planning, conduction and evaluation of upper management development audits in order to enhance leadership quality
  • Cooperative Bank, Dusseldorf: Development of an online based self-assessment for analyzing employees‘ own career motivation
  • Logistics company, Mainz: Developing and conducting of a potential analysis procedure for future executives
  • Family Equity Business, Duisburg. Development and conduction of an international development center (including reflection and feedback elements) for management trainees
  • Drafting a competence based learning log supporting the individual development during a self-coaching process
  • Energie provider, Essen: Development center for young executives who are targeting at a position as „Senior manager“
  • IT Serviceprovider, Gütersloh: Developing and carrying out a development center for high potentials
  • Telecommunication company, Bonn: Conducting of audits for top managers
  • University, Switzerland: Developing and customizing a diagnostic procedure for selecting foreign applicants
  • International IT Serviceprovider, Düsseldorf/Bukarest: Conceptualizing and carrying out a workshop for young executives (application of the company’s competence model)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Human resources consultant with ITB Consulting
  • Head of Management Development at Karstadt Warenhaus AG, Essen
  • Personal member of the German Association for Project Management (GPM, IPMA)
  • Qualification in „Human Centered Design“
  • Qualification as auditor for company evaluation according to the EFQM model of business excellence and for project evaluation according to the „Project Excellence Model“ of the GPM registered association.)
  • Trainee with the target position „Head of Personnel Department“ at Karstadt Warenhaus AG, Bielefeld
  • Research assistant of the University of Bielefeld (Steering of research projects, teaching students, author of professional publications)
  • Doctorate degree at the University of Bielefeld
  • Studies of psychology at the University of Bielefeld with focus on organizational behaviour and diagnostics.

LATEST PUBLICATION

  • Schürmann, M. (2018). Arbeit 4.0 – Selbstmanagement-Kompetenz als zentrale Anforderung an künftige Wissensarbeiter. In B. Spinath, O. Dickhäuser & C. Schöne, Psychologie der Motivation und Emotion: Grundlagen und Anwendung in ausgewählten Lern- und Arbeitskontexten. Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Schürmann, M. & Krämer, S. (2013). Die Spreu vom Weizen trennen. In Personalwirtschaft, Sonderheft 11/2013.
  • Krämer, S. & Schürmann, M. (2009). E-Leadership – Wie lassen sich virtuelle Projektteams erfolgreich führen? In S. Dlugosch & A. Terörde (Hrsg.), Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel: Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

DR. NORA SCHÜTTE

Master of Science in Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-12 (extension)
E-mail: nora.schuette@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Design and implementation of selection processes and pro-cesses for the analysis of potential (e.g. assessment centers with groups or individuals, development center procedures, etc.), digital assessments
  • Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: Involvement with the development, design, and con-ducting of processes for the selection of university candidates

REFERENCE PROJECTS

  • Internationally operating German bank group: Conduction of Development Centers with integrated training parts for management personnel
  • Internationally operating industrial company: Conduction of Development Centers for managerial staff in Germany and conceptualization of international multi-day Devel-opment Centers
  • German business group: Consulting on the conceptualization and conduction of Assessment Centers

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human Resources Consultant at ITB Consulting GmbH since 2018
  • Research and teaching assistant, Department of Industrial and Organizational Psy-chology, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn (Teaching and training, management of research projects, publishing, presentations at national and interna-tional conferences, member of ethical review committee)
  • Freelance systemic coach (fields of activity: occupational orientation, career decisions and development, exam and presentation anxiety, networking, procrastination and time management)
  • Freelance work and internships in personnel and organizational development (design, implementation, and evaluation of trainings and seminars, employee surveys, project management)

EDUCATION

  • PhD from Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn
  • Master studies in psychology at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • Bachelor studies in psychology at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn
    Trained systemic coach and change manager (INeKO, Köln)
  • Licensed in DIN 33430, Standards of diagnostics in personnel selection

PUBLICATIONS (A SELECTION OF RELEVANT JOURNAL ARTICLES AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS)

  • Schütte, N., Blickle, G., Frieder, R., Wihler, A., Schnitzler, F., Heupel, J. & Zettler, I. (2018). The role of interpersonal influence in counterbalancing psychopathic personality trait facets at work. Journal of Management, 44, 1338-1368.
  • Blickle, G., Schütte, N. & Wihler, A. (2018). Political will, work values, and objective career success: A novel approach – The Trait-Reputation-Identity Model. Journal of Vocational Behavior, DOI: 10.1016/j.jvb.2018.03.002
  • Schütte, N. & Blickle, G. (2017). Psychopathie im Arbeitsleben: ein Trendbericht. Wirtschaftspsychologie, 19,91-101.
  • Blickle, G. & Schütte, N. (2017).Trait psychopathy, task performance, and counter-productive work behavior directed toward the organization. Personality and Individual Differences, 109, 225-231.
  • Schütte, N. (2016). Frauen bevorzugt. Ergebnisse amerikanischer Studien zum akademischen Auswahlverfahren. Forschung und Lehre, 23, 54-55.
  • Schütte, N. & Blickle, G. (2015). Diagnose des Erkennens und Verstehens von Emotionen zur Vorhersage beruflichen Erfolgs. In S. Koch, M. Kersting & S. Weingarz (Hrsg.), Auf die richtigen Mitarbeiter kommt es an – Personaldiagnostik und ihre Anwendung (S. 173-186). Stuttgart: Deutscher Sparkassenverlag.
  • Blickle, G. & Schütte, N. (2015). Erfolg im Beruf: Warum es hilfreich ist, Emotionen zu erkennen. wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell 3/2015, 23-27.
  • Schütte, N. & Blickle, G. (2015). Validierung eines Trainings zum Aufbau eines Netzwerkes zur Berufsfindung. Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 59, 57-69.

MAXIMILIAN SOBETZKO

Master of Science Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-16 (extension)
E-mail: maximilian.sobetzko@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Design and implementation of selection processes and processes for the analysis of potential (e.g. assessment centers with groups or individuals, development center procedures, etc.)
  • Training: Design and implementation of workshops, seminars, and trainings on various interdisciplinary skills (e.g. communication, feedback, etc.)
  • Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: Involvement with the development, design, and conducting of processes for the selection of university candidates
  • Evaluation of competency diagnosis procedures

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Internationally operating German bank: conduction of multi-day development centers for the skill assessment of junior executives
  • Consulting agency, Bonn: Redesign and conduction of assessment procedures for (senior) consultants
  • German bank: conduction and evaluation of online surveys

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Human Resources Consultant at ITB Consulting since 2017
  • Student assistant and freelancer at ITB Consulting since 2016
  • Student assistant at a consulting agency in Trier from 2011 to 2015
  • diverse experience at test development and the development and conduction of simulation processes

EDUCATION

  • Studies in psychology at the University of Saarland (Master of Science) with focus on work and organisational psychology, clinical psychology and social psychology
  • Title of master thesis: Gender and the development of entrepreneurship at young age: The mediating role of broad and specific personality traits
  • Licensed in DIN 33430, Standards of diagnostics in personnel selection
  • Train-the-trainer qualification

DR. STEPHAN STEGT

Certified Psychologist (MBA), Partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-14 (extension)
E-mail: stephan.stegt@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: design and implementation of selection procedures and potential analyses (e.g. individual and group assessment centers)
  • Management development: implementation of diagnostic procedures to determine position-specific potentials for the promotion of top performers in companies
  • Scholastic aptitude diagnostics: development, design and implementation of procedures for the selection of university candidates
  • Competence management: performance of requirements analyses and design of competence models
  • Training: organisation and performance of workshops, seminars and trainings (conversation, communication and presentation, introduction to diagnostics, interview techniques)

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • DIY store chain, Wermelskirchen: development of an interview guideline (selection of BA students), design and performance of one-day workshops for executives to introduce them to the new interview guideline
  • Foundation for the promotion of young talents, Bonn: performance of one-day workshops for interviewers
  • International business group, Düsseldorf: design and performance of several-day assessment centers for executives including observer training (target position third executive level)
  • Automotive group, Berlin: performance of several-day assessment centers for the selection of executives
  • Healthcare sector, Düsseldorf: performance of several-day development centers for account managers
  • Telecommunications company, Bonn: one-day assessment center for the selection of trainees
  • German Society for Management Research, Rheinbach: performance of management consulting studies to develop and select strategic positioning options, performance of executive interviews
  • Logistics company, Bonn: evaluation of a procedure for the assessment of management consulting, performance of statistical analyses, development of suggestions for the adaptation of the assessment system (MBA thesis)
  • German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn: design and development of a scholastic aptitude test for the selection of foreign university candidates; project management, implementation of requirements analysis workshops, development of exercises, statistical evaluations
  • University of Hamburg, Hamburg: design and development of a scholastic aptitude test for the selection of candidates for economic master’s study courses, project management, close coordination with the faculty, performance of requirements analysis workshops, development of exercises, statistical evaluations
  • DIY store chain, Wermelskirchen: development of an interview guideline (selection of BA students), design and performance of one-day workshops for executives to introduce them to the new interview guideline
  • Foundation for the promotion of young talents, Bonn: performance of one-day workshops for interviewers
  • International business group, Düsseldorf: design and performance of several-day assessment centers for executives including observer training (target position third executive level)
  • Automotive group, Berlin: performance of several-day assessment centers for the selection of executives
  • Healthcare sector, Düsseldorf: performance of several-day development centers for account managers
  • Telecommunications company, Bonn: one-day assessment center for the selection of trainees
  • German Society for Management Research, Rheinbach: performance of management consulting studies to develop and select strategic positioning options, performance of executive interviews
  • Logistics company, Bonn: evaluation of a procedure for the assessment of management consulting, performance of statistical analyses, development of suggestions for the adaptation of the assessment system (MBA thesis)
  • German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn: design and development of a scholastic aptitude test for the selection of foreign university candidates; project management, implementation of requirements analysis workshops, development of exercises, statistical evaluations
  • University of Hamburg, Hamburg: design and development of a scholastic aptitude test for the selection of candidates for economic master’s study courses, project management, close coordination with the faculty, performance of requirements analysis workshops, development of exercises, statistical evaluations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Since 2009 freelancer at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Managementforschung mbH, Rheinbach
  • Since 2007 human resources consultant at ITB Consulting
  • Freelancer at Impuls GmbH – personnel and management consulting
  • Lecturer at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Rheinbach, and the Bonner Akademie Gesellschaft für DV- und Management-Training, Bildung und Beratung mbH, Bonn
  • Scientific employee at the Department of General Psychology of the University of Bonn, teaching, research, publications, examining
  • PhD at the University of Bonn
  • Civilian service at the Christophorus School – Rhenish School for Physically Handicapped in Bonn, work with severely disabled children

EDUCATION

  • Studies in psychology at the Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn and the Université de Rouen (France), main focus: industrial and organization psychology and general psychology; graduated with diploma, 2003
  • PhD at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn, 2006
  • Master of Business Administration at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences (awarded with the study award of the economic faculty)
  • MBA (Master of Business Administration) at the FH Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, thesis on „Zufriedenheit mit Unternehmensberatungen“, 2008
  • DIN 33430-Lizenzierung, Lizenz für Auftragnehmer (A), 2014

PUBLICATIONS
Article in peer-reviewed journals

  • Bergholz, L. & Stegt, S. J. (2018). Validität und Fairness eines Studierfähigkeitstests für Rechtswissenschaften. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 13(4), 57-79.
  • Herde, C. N., Stegt, S. & Preckel, F. (2016). Auswahlverfahren für Masterstudiengänge aus Sicht von Bachelorstudierenden. Eine multimethodale Studie zur Erfassung der Akzeptanz. Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 60(39), 145-161.
  • Massen, C. & Stegt, S. (2007). Inhibition of return impairs episodic memory access. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60(5), 696-707.
  • Stegt, S. J. & Bergholz, L. (2018). Vorhersage des Studienerfolgs in konsekutiven Masterstudiengängen mithilfe eines kognitiven Eignungstests. Hochschulmanagement, 13(4), 101-107.
  • Stegt, S. J., Didi, H.-J., Zimmerhofer, A. & Seegers, P. K. (2018). Akzeptanz von Auswahlverfahren zur Studienplatzvergabe. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 13(4), 15-35.

Monographs, contributions in books and on conferences

  • Stegt, S. (2006). Die Rolle impliziter assoziativer Reaktionen bei der Entstehung von Pseudoerinnerungen im DRM-Paradigma. Berlin: Logos-Verlag.
  • Stegt, S. (2009). Die stille Reserve: Hidden Talents – Wie Diagnostik hilft, sie zu finden und zu fördern. In S. Dlugosch & A. Terörde (Hrsg.), Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel. Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte (S. 225-251). Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Stegt, S. & Massen, C. (2009). The effect of visuo-spatial attention on long-term memory encoding. In E. B. Hartonek (Ed.), Experimental Psychology Research Trends, (pp. 79-96). New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Stegt, S. J., Massen, C., Cüpper, L. & Ostapczuk, M. (2005). Inhibition of return induces recognition of items. In B. Hommel, G. P. H. Band, W. La Heij & G. Wolters (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th meeting of the European Society for Cognitive Psychology (p. 82). Leiden: European Society for Cognitive Psychology.

Popular science articles

  • Beermann, D., Kersting, M., Stegt, S. & Zimmerhofer, A. (2013). Vorurteile und Urteile zur Akzeptanz von Persönlichkeitsfragebögen. Personal quarterly, 65(4), 41-45.
  • Sauerland, M., Stegt, S. & Trost, G. (2009). Ausländerstudium: Eignungstest hilft Hochschulen und Studierenden. Report Psychologie, 34, 162-172.
  • Edfelder, D. & Stegt, S. J. (2002). Mitarbeiter stehen im Mittelpunkt – Mitarbeiter fördern bei BMW. Management & Training, 3, 18-19.

ANKE TERÖRDE-WILDE

Certified Psychologist, Partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-35 (extension)
E-mail: anke.teroerde-wilde@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Developing, applying and evaluating instruments for the assessment of potential and performance within the context of personnel development and personnel selection (in particular management audits, assessment and development center procedures)
  • Systemic procedures: Developing and applying developmental instruments based on principles of systemic consulting (e.g. systemic development days, systemic consulting of individuals and groups, systemic methods for HR representatives)
  • Strategic diagnostics: Consulting as to diagnostic tools and processes that are oriented at the overriding strategy of the organization
  • Training: Conceptualizing and applying workshops, seminars and trainings (particularly regarding intercultural competence, creativity, managing complexity, handling diagnostic tools, „Developing Creative Business Solutions“ etc.)
  • Performance management: Conceptualizing and implementing Performance Appraisal Systems
  • Test development: Developing, applying and evaluating tailored selection tests for private and public organizations as well as for universities
  • Evaluation: Evaluation of Trainings and Personnel Development measures

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Telecommunication company, NRW: Development and implementation of different diagnostic measures (e.g. Development-Center) in the framework of an high potential programme
  • International trading company, Düsseldorf: Supporting the change from Assessment-Center to a Development-Center approach (Germany & abroad, with international candidates); Intercultural Trainings for international managers; Training on „Managing Complexity“
  • Worldwide bank: Developing and conducting trainings on „The manager and his role as personnel developer“
    International Health Care company: Development and conduction of potential analysis for employees on different leveles (distribution team, regional managers, executives)
  • International trading company, Duisburg: Development and conduction of trainings for students (offered as a marketing measure for student)
  • EU-Institution in the context of development cooperation, Netherlands: Conceptualizing and implementing of company-specific competence models and performance appraisal systems
  • Center for preparing expatriates for assignments abroad: Development of toolbox for evaluation of trainings

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Researcher at the department of developmental psychology and pedagogical psychology at Bonn University (lectures on cross-cultural psychology & diagnostics)
  • Research assistant at the department of pastoral theology at Bonn University
  • Special interest: „Intercultural competence“ (extensive stays abroad & research projects on the topic)

EDUCATION

  • Train-the-trainer qualification
  • Qualification in systemic consulting (IF Weinheim)
  • Qualification in „Human Centered Design“
  • University degree in Comparative Religious Studies and Philosophy (M.A.)
  • Dissertation „Doctoral dissertation on diagnostic of intercultural competence“ (currently)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Roth, K. & Terörde-Wilde, A. (2016). Das Prinzip Selbstverantwortung in der Personalentwicklung. Handbuch PersonalEntwickeln 201, Januar 2016.
  • Terörde-Wilde, A., (2015): Plädoyer für mehr Selbstverantwortung. Personalwirtschaft 1, 48-50.
  • Terörde-Wilde, A., Petruschke, P., Kiewisz, T., Krauß, L. (2014): Selbstverantwortlich zum Kulturwandel. Personalwirtschaft 1, 62-64.
  • Terörde, A. (2012). Inzidentelles Lernen im Kulturkontakt. In U. M. Röhr-Sendlmeier (Hrsg.), Inzidentelles Lernen. Wie wir beiläufig Wissen erwerben. Lebenslang Lernen 10 (S. 225-256). Berlin: Logos.
  • Dlugosch, S. & Terörde, A. (Hrsg.). (2009). Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel. Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte. Göttingen: Vandenhoek & Ruprecht.
  • Terörde-Wilde, A. (2009). Assessment-Center im internationalen Vergleich. Welche Rolle spielt die Kultur? In S. Dlugosch & A. Terörde-Wilde (Hrsg.), Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel. Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte (S. 149-176). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Kaldrack, R. B. & Terörde, A. (2002). Thai als Fremdsprache für Anfänger. Ein Lehrbuch. Siegburg: Metta Verlag.

DR. JULIA LEONORE TITZE

Certified Psychologist, Senior Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-31 (extension)
E-mail: julia.titze@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: Design and implementation of selection processes and processes for analysing potential (e.g., assessment centres for individuals and groups, development centres, etc.)
  • Training courses: Design and implementation of workshops, seminars and training courses (e.g., courses of giving and receiving feedback, conducting job interviews or assessment centres)
  • Consulting in strategic and integrated HR: Structure and setup of business-objectives-oriented recruiting strategies, consulting on the integration of diagnostics and candidate experience, consulting on the interplay of personnel selection and development

REFERENCE PROJECTS

  • International automotive company: Developing and conducting management training courses (performance reviews, employee dialogues, feedback dialogues)
  • Asset management company: developing and conducting interview training courses and corresponding interview schedules for the selection of specialists, project managers, and managers)
  • Financial services company: Design of a programme for future leaders; design, implementation and conducing of assessment and development centres for self-employed field salesmen and sales managers
  • Internationally operating German bank group: Conducting development centres with integrated training parts for managerial employees
  • Financial services company: Development of a HR marketing strategy at universities for boosting employer branding, conducting training courses for university students
  • Non-profit organization: designing and implementing a selection procedure for staffing the executive director
  • Various research projects examining the relationship between personality traits and sales success

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Consultant at ITB Consulting GmbH since 2018
  • HR specialist in the financial services sector (2009-2017)
  • Board member, pro familia Landesverband NRW e.V. (2006-2011)

EDUCATION

  • PhD from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University, Bonn; topic: “Personality and objective job performance in sales”
  • Studies in psychology at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn, with main focus on industrial and organizational psychology, graduated with diploma; dissertation topic: “Successful sellers: A matter of the motive to get ahead and political skills?”
  • Licensed in DIN 33430, standards of diagnostics in personnel selection

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Titze, J., Blickle, G. & Wihler, A. (2017). Fearless dominance and performance in field sales: A predictive study. International Journal of Selection and Assessment. DOI: 10.1111/ijsa.12181
  • Titze, J. (2017). Persönlichkeit und objektive Arbeitsleistung im Verkauf. Prüfung einer kurvilinearen Beziehung. Elektronisch veröffentlichte Dissertation, Universität Bonn
  • Titze, J., Wihler, A., Momm, T. & Blickle, G. (2017). Die Persönlichkeit des Verkäufers: Wovon der Erfolg im Außendienst abhängt. wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell 1/2017, 9-12
  • Wihler, A., Meurs, J. A., Momm, T. D., John*, J., & Blickle, G. (2017). Conscientiousness, extraversion, and field sales performance: Combining narrow personality, social skill, emotional stability, and nonlinearity. Personality and Individual Differences, 104, 291-296. DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.07.045
  • Blickle, G., Schütte, N., & John*, J. (2015). Psychopathie am Arbeitsplatz: Mythen vs. Fakten. DIES ACADEMICUS der Universität Bonn in Bonn (02.12.2015).
  • Blickle, G., Schütte, N., & John*, J. (2015). Psychopathie und Arbeitsverhalten – eine sozioanalytische Perspektive. 49. Tagung der Fachgruppe AOW-Psychologie in der DGPs in Mainz (24.-26.09.2015). John*, J. & Blickle, G. (2014). Political Skill im Self-Assessment und in der Personalauswahl. 49. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Bochum (22.09.2014).
  • John*, J. & Blickle, G. (2012). Erfolg im Assessment Center als Funktion von Motivation und sozialen Fertigkeiten. 48.Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Bielefeld (23.-27.09.2012).
  • Blickle, G., John*, J., Ferris, G., Momm, T. Liu, Y., Haag, R., Meyer, G. Weber, K. & Oerder, K. (2012). Fit of political skill to the work context: A two-study investigation. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 61, 295-322.
  • Blickle, G., John*, J., & Ferris, G. (2010). Role of political skill in the prediction of insurance sales performance outcomes. 2010 Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada (6- 10.08.2010).
  • John*, J. (2010). Politische Fertigkeiten und der Verkaufserfolg von Versicherungsverkäufern.47. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie in Bremen (26.-30.09.2010).

*maiden name

LEANDER TROLL

Master of Science Psychology, Human Resources Consultant

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-33 (extension)
E-mail: leander.troll@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Personnel selection and development: conception, implementation and evaluation of diagnostic tests
  • Online-Assessment: Consulting, implementation, configuration and further development of our online assessment system IONA (ITB Online Assessment)
  • Diagnosis of the ability to study: Help with the conception, design and implementation of instruments for the selection of appropriate students and scholarship applicants

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Corporation for industrial and chemical services, Leverkusen (Germany): Development of a self-assessment for applicants for apprenticeships and dual studies including analysis of job demands, IT-implementation
  • Scholarship organisation, Bonn: Conduct, evaluation and further development of a multi-level selection process für scholarship applicants
  • Test for medical studies: Item development in cooperation with medical experts
  • Item development for multiple test projects, including but not limited to the Universität St. Gallen (Switzerland),the German academic exchange service (DAAD), Bonn and several german universtities (self-assessments)

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Project experience in business management, process cocumentation, process- and product evaluation and Marketing & Sales
  • Experience in test development, implementation and evaluation
  • Experience with development and conduct of simulation tasks for personnel selection
  • HR Consultant at ITB Consulting GmbH, Bonn since 2015

EDUCATION

  • Lizenz nach DIN 33430, Anforderungen an berufsbezogene Eignungsdiagnostik
  • Studium der Psychologie (M. Sc.) mit den Schwerpunkten Arbeits-, Organisations- und Wirtschaftspsychologie sowie Methodenlehre, Diagnostik und Evaluation an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn und der University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • Masterarbeit „Hauptkomponentenanalyse vs. Faktorenanalyse: Verzerrte Ladungsmuster durch inadäquate Modellannahmen bezüglich der Auswahl der Extraktionsmethode” bei Prof. Dr. André Beauducel, Abteilung für Methodenlehre, Diagnostik und Evaluation an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
  • Z. Zt. nebenberufliche Promotion zum Thema „Fairness von Studierfähigkeitstests“ bei Prof. Dr. André Beauducel, Abteilung für Methodenlehre, Diagnostik und Evaluation an der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

DR. ALEXANDER ZIMMERHOFER

Certified Psychologist, Partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
Phone: +49 228 82090-39 (extension)
E-mail: alexander.zimmerhofer@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Performance and personality tests: consulting in the introduction of (online) tests for the selection of employees for enterprises as well as students for universities, for self-assessment and for human resource development
  • Development and evaluation of tests for enterprises: design, creation and evaluation of tests to identify various aptitude aspects (e. g. for junior executives, traineeship candidates)
  • Design and development of tests to identify the scholastic aptitude (among others tests for medical studies, selection tests for universities and organisations for the promotion of young talents)
  • Management diagnostics: design and implementation of selection procedures and potential analyses (in particular individual assessment centers)
  • Training: organisation and performance of workshops, seminars and trainings (conversation, communication and presentation, introduction to diagnostics)
  • Launching of 360° feedback in organizations, developing of specific questionnaires, integrating the process into a larger performance management system, implementing via an ITB web application
  • Reviewer for „Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung (ZFHE)“
  • Reviewer for „Beiträge zur Hochschulforschung“
  • Reviewer for „Bundesgesundheitsblatt“

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • International business group, Düsseldorf: performance of several-day assessment centers for the selection of executives
  • Automotive group, Berlin: performance of potential validations for junior executives
  • System catering, Cologne: design and performance of several-day assessment centers for potential validation of regional managers
  • Insurance company, Cologne: development of a cognitive test for prospective executives
  • Energy group, Düsseldorf: development of an online test for the selection of trainees
  • Logistics group, Bonn: development of a test for the selection of trainees
  • Various universities, Germany: consulting in the development and configuration of diagnostic procedures for the selection of and (online) consulting services for university candidates
  • Test for medical studies: further development of scholastic aptitude tests for the selection of particularly capable university candidates; project management, development of exercises, statistical evaluations and process evaluation
  • Medical faculty, Düsseldorf: design of an assessment center for the competence measurement of students
  • Foundation for the promotion of individuals with vocational qualification, Bonn: design and development of a three-stage online procedure for the selection of candidates for a scholarship programme, performance of one-day trainings, evaluation
  • Foundation for the promotion of young talents, Berlin: development and implementation of selection procedures for three grant programmes; scientific supervision; development and performance of an assessment center for pupils
  • Public further educational institution: development of training evaluation instruments
  • Insurance company, Cologne: Conceptualizing, developing and implementing of an online self-assessment for personnel development purposes of young executives
  • Telecommunication company, Bonn: Conceptualizing, developing and implementing of an online self-assessment for part-time students (extra-occupational training)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Human resources consultant at ITB Consulting
  • Employment abroad as research assistant at SHL Group Ltd in Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
  • Scientific employee and project manager at the Institute of Psychology of the RWTH Aachen, Chair of Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Freelance IT journalist, among others for DATA BECKER GmbH & Co. KG, Düsseldorf
EDUCATION
  • PhD at RWTH Aachen; development and evaluation of a Web-based academic advisory system (self-assessment) for IT disciplines
  • Studies in psychology at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf and the Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University Aachen, main focus: occupational, industrial and organisational psychology; degree: certified psychologist
  • DIN 33430-Lizenzierung, Lizenz für Auftragnehmer (A), 2014

PUBLICATIONS

  • Stegt, S. J., Didi, H.-J., Zimmerhofer, A. & Seegers, P. K. (2018). Akzeptanz von Auswahlverfahren zur Studienplatzvergabe. Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung, 13(4), 15-35.
  • Heilmann, K. und Zimmerhofer, A. (2018). Agilität und Diagnostik: Personalauswahl für agile Organisationen. In Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès, Clarissa-Diana Wilke (Hrsg.) Agenda HR – Digitalisierung, Arbeit 4.0, New Leadership, Springer Verlag.
  • Zimmerhofer, A. & Hampel, J. (2016). Akuter Bewerbermangel in Unternehmen: Ist die Zeit für „harte“ Auswahlverfahren vorbei? Kombinieren Sie Candidate Experience und treffsichere Diagnostik. HR Performance Sonderheft, 3/2016, 20-21.
  • Didi, H.-J. & Zimmerhofer, A. (2015). Self-Assessments für Studieninteressierte Serviceangebot, Marketinginstrument und Mittel zur Verbesserung der Auswahlentscheidung. Neues Handbuch Hochschullehre, F 1.14
  • Zimmerhofer, A. & Petruschke, P. (2015). Trends in der Diagnostik. In S. Koch, M. Kersting & S. Weingarz (Hrsg.), Auf die richtigen Mitarbeiter kommt es an – Personaldiagnostik und ihre Anwendung (S. 39-49). Stuttgart: Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag.
  • Rotthoff, Th., Ostapczuk, M. S., Kröncke, K. D., Zimmerhofer, A., Decking, U., Schneider, M., Ritz-Timme, St. (2014). Criterion validity of a competency-based assessment center in medical education – a 4-year follow-up study. Medical Education Online.
  • Beermann, D., Kersting, M., Stegt, S. & Zimmerhofer, A. (2013). Vorurteile und Urteile zur Akzeptanz von Persönlichkeitsfragebögen. Personal quarterly, 65(4), 41-45.
  • Zimmerhofer, A., Peters, L. & Sökeland, B. (2012). Karriereberatung auf Eigeninitiative. Personalwirtschaft, 12, 55-57.
  • Zimmerhofer, A. (2009). Der Einfluss des Internets auf die Eignungsdiagnostik – E-Recruiting, E-Assessments und Self-Assessments. In S. Dlugosch & A. Terörde (Hrsg.), Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel: Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte (S. 177-193). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Zimmerhofer, A. & Trost, G. (2008). Auswahl- und Feststellungsverfahren in Deutschland – Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft. In H. Schuler & B. Hell (Hrsg.), Studierendenauswahl und Studienentscheidung (S. 32-42). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Zimmerhofer, A. (2008). Studienberatung auf der Basis psychologischer Tests: Studienfachprofile, Vorhersagevalidität und Akzeptanz. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag.
  • Zimmerhofer, A. (2008). Konstruktion eines webbasierten Self-Assessments: Zur Feststellung der Studienneigung für Elektrotechnik und Informatik. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag.
  • Zimmerhofer, A., Heukamp, V. & Hornke, L. (2006). Ein Schritt zur fundierten Studienfachwahl – Webbasierte Self-Assessments in der Praxis. Report Psychologie, 31 (2), 62-72.
  • Hornke, L. & Zimmerhofer, A. (2005). Profilbildung von Hochschulen und Studierenden als Aufgabe der Studierendenauswahl. Psychologische Rundschau, 56, 147-149.

Die Gründer

1992 gründeten Dr. Franz Blum, Dr. Ernst Fay, Dr. Ulla Maichle und Prof. Dr. Günter Trost die ITB Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung GmbH. Zielsetzung war es, die Erkenntnisse aus Forschung, ersten Groß-Tests und Beratungen der Unternehmen durch neue flexiblere Formate auch breiteren Gruppen von Unternehmen sowie weiteren Institutionen zugänglich zu machen.

DR. FRANZ BLUM

Certified Psychologist, retired (formerly HR Consultant), Founder Member

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: design and implementation of selection procedures and potential analyses for companies, associations and public institutions (e.g. individual and group assessment centers, management audits)
  • Competence management: design and implementation of competence models, human resource development consulting services for enterprises
  • Performance management: design and implementation of performance assessment systems (incl. superior ratings)
  • Test development and evaluation: design, creation and evaluation of test modules and test systems to identify various aptitude aspects (e.g. for junior executives, university candidates, traineeship candidates)
  • Training: organisation and performance of workshops, seminars and trainings on various HR issues (e.g. interview seminars, observer and auditor trainings, workshops on potential assessment and feedback)

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Automotive group, Stuttgart: design and implementation of potential validation procedures for junior executives
  • Telecommunications group, Bonn: performance of audits for senior executives within the scope of restructuring measures
  • Steel company, Krefeld: development of a skill-based selection procedure for commercial-technical trainees
  • Business group, Düsseldorf: design and chairing of assessment centers for prospective managers of self-service department stores
  • Rector’s Conference of Swiss Universities, Bern: development and creation of a test module to identify planning and organisational competencies of university candidates
  • Logistics group, Bonn: development and implementation of a selection procedure for personnel development to the higher intermediate service based on the group-wide competence model
  • Private bank, Würzburg: design and implementation of potential assessment procedures for loan officers and investment consultants
  • Insurance company, Zurich: design and chairing of potential analysis assessments for various executive levels
  • Business and service group, Duisburg: design and performance of development-oriented assessment centers within the scope of a programme for the promotion of junior executives
  • Foundry, Singen: design and performance of potential audits
  • Telecommunications group, Bonn: creation of a web-based self-assessment tool to identify the ability of executives and employees to adapt to changes
  • Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Bonn: design and creation of skill-based, discipline-specific advisory tests for pupils in upper secondary education and candidates for the school-leaving exam
  • Real estate service provider, Baden-Baden: development of situational selection procedures for sales and administrative positions
  • Development aid organisation, Ulan-Bator (Mongolia): consulting services for persons in charge at universities and administrative offices regarding the skill-based reorganisation of the university admission system in Mongolia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Partner and human resources consultant at ITB Consulting GmbH, Bonn
  • Consultant at the Institute for Test Development and Talent Research of the German National Academic Foundation, Bonn
  • PhD at the University of Mannheim
  • Training in client-centred conversation and cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Studies in psychology at the RWTH Aachen with main focus of psychological aptitude diagnostics, methods and social psychology

PUBLICATIONS

  • Blum, F., Hensgen, A. & Trost, G. (1985). Beratungstests für Oberstufenschüler und Abiturienten. Bonn: Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung.
  • Trost, G., Blum, F., Fay, E., Klieme, E., Maichle, U., Meyer, M. & Nauels, H.-U. (1998). Evaluation des Tests für medizinische Studiengänge (TMS): Synopse der Ergebnisse. Bonn: Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung.

DR. ERNST FAY

Certified Psychologist, retired (formerly HR Consultant), Founder Member and Partner

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: design and implementation of selection and potential analysis procedures (e.g. management audits, individual and group assessment centers)
  • Competence management: design and implementation of company-wide competence models
  • Performance management: design and implementation of performance assessment systems
  • Training: organisation and performance of workshops, seminars and trainings
  • Test development and evaluation: development, performance and evaluation of tests and test systems to identify various competencies (from scholastic aptitude for selected disciplines to the identification of „individual“ competencies such as three-dimensional vision, concentration power)

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • Körber Foundation Hamburg: design and implementation of a selection procedure for a scholarship (music education) in cooperation with artistic and business directors of German, Austrian and Swiss concert halls
  • Energy group: potential analysis procedures at various levels including observer training on „Observation and Assessment“
  • DIY stores: development and implementation of a system to identify need for development of executives: auditing of the entire management, deduction of individual measures
  • Law firm: assistance in identifying suitable partner candidates; training of professionals in performing job interviews
  • Insurance group: design and implementation of a skill assessment procedure for starting a two-year executive qualification training
  • Private universities: consulting in the configuration of the selection procedure; introduction of observers and chairing of the evaluation conference
  • Development of test procedures: performance of requirements analyses, development and pretesting of the test concept, creation of final designs, standardisation, implementation, and evaluation of the procedure
  • Foreign Office: performance of preparatory seminars for selection procedures of the European Commission
  • Business group: development, performance and continuous adaptation of assessments for executives at all levels (selection and development)
  • Aerospace engineering: training of executives in performing job interviews for personnel recruitment
  • Storage and data management: assistance in personnel restructuring measures
  • Telecommunications: performance of management audits in cooperation with the Amrop Hever Group and Human Capital Partners

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Studies in psychology in Freiburg, PhD in Mannheim
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic activities in a psychiatric clinic
  • Deputy director of the Institute for Test Development and Talent Research of the German National Academic Foundation
  • Co-founder and managing partner of ITB Consulting GmbH (1992 to date)
  • Human resources consultant at tpm (Team for Psychological Management) (1985-1991)
  • Lecturer at the Psychological Institute of the University of Bonn

PUBLICATIONS

  • Fay, E. (2009). Das Interview als situative Übung. In S. Dlugosch & A. Terörde, Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Fay, E. (Hrsg.). (2003-2005). Tests unter der Lupe. Aktuelle psychologische Testverfahren – kritisch betrachtet, Band 4-5. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Fay, E. (Hrsg.). (2002). Das Assessment Center in der Praxis – Konzepte – Erfahrungen – Innovationen. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Fay, E. (2002). Die Multifunktionalität des Assessment-Centers. In E. Fay (Hrsg.), Das Assessment Center in der Praxis. Konzepte – Erfahrungen – Innovationen (S. 11-31). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Fay, E. (Hrsg.). (1999-2000). Tests unter der Lupe. Aktuelle psychologische Testverfahren – kritisch betrachtet, Band 2 und 3. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers.
  • Fay, E. & Quaiser-Pohl, C. (1999). Schnitte. Ein Test zur Erfassung des räumlichen Vorstellungsvermögens. Frankfurt: Swets & Zeitlinger B.V., Swets Test Services.
  • Trost, G., Blum, F., Fay, E., Klieme, E., Maichle, U., Meyer, M. & Nauels, H.-U. (1998). Evaluation des Tests für medizinische Studiengänge (TMS): Synopse der Ergebnisse. Bonn: Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung.
  • Fay, E. (Hrsg.). (1996). Tests unter der Lupe. Aktuelle psychologische Testverfahren – kritisch betrachtet, Band 1. Heidelberg: Asanger.
  • Fay, E. & Heilmann, K. (1995). Konstruktionsübung „Waage“ als Instrument zur Führungskräfte-Diagnostik. In J. Funke & A. Fritz, Neue Konzepte und Instrumente zur Planungsdiagnostik (121-140). Bonn: Deutscher Psychologen Verlag.
  • Trost, G. & Fay, E. (1995). Leistungstests. In W. Sarges (Hrsg.), Management-Diagnostik (S. 548-557). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Stumpf, H. & Fay, E. (1983). Schlauchfiguren. Test zur Erfassung des räumlichen Vorstellungsvermögens. Göttingen: Hogrefe Verlag.
  • Fay, E. (1982). Der „Test für medizinische Studiengänge“ (TMS). Ausgewählte Aspekte seiner Genese. Braunschweig: Agentur Pedersen.

DR. ULLA MAICHLE

Certified Psychologist, retired (formerly HR Consultant), Founder member and Partner

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Management diagnostics: design and implementation of selection and potential analysis procedures (management audits, individual and group assessments, selection and potential interviews)
  • Competence management: design and implementation of competence models
  • Performance management: design and implementation of performance assessment systems
  • Training: organisation and performance of seminars, workshops, trainings and development centers (e.g. interview seminars, observer trainings, workshops, among others on communication, employee rating, joined-up thinking, potential assessment, feedback)
  • Test development and evaluation: design, performance and evaluation of tests to identify capabilities, competences and knowledge

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • HR Department of the municipal government, Zurich: development and implementation of an AC tool box for the middle and senior executive levels of the municipal government
  • Logistics group, Bonn: design and performance of development assessments for branch office managers and in-house trainers
  • Integrated financial service provider, Frankfurt: design and performance of potential analyses for sales executives
  • Search engine optimiser, Cologne: design and implementation of a selection procedure for sales representatives
  • Major bank, Bonn: training of executives on „Professional application of potential interviews“
  • Telecommunications group, Bonn: design and implementation of a company-wide selection procedure, development centers and audits for senior executives as well as for trainees and scholarship holders
  • Business group: development and implementation of a selection procedure for „fresh managers“ in self-service department stores
  • Automotive group, Stuttgart: design and development of potential validation procedures for junior executives
  • Aerospace engineering, Ulm: training of senior executives in performing job interviews for personnel recruitment
  • Gas measurement and control technology, Essen, Mainz, Philadelphia: design and implementation of selection procedures of (in-house) executives for a management programme (individual assessments)
  • Automotive group, Global Service & Parts, Germersheim: design and implementation of qualification measures for master craftsmen „Recognising and promoting potentials“
  • Service provider, Stuttgart: design and performance of a seminar series named „Carrier planning“ for trainees
  • Energy group: design and performance of interview seminars for employees from the human resource department („Professional performance of structured job interviews“)

PROFESSIONAL AND PROJECT EXPERIENCE

  • Co-founder, partner and human resources consultant at ITB Consulting GmbH
  • Scientific activity at the Institute for Test Development and Talent Research of the German National Academic Foundation, Bonn; analyses and training studies on analytical and systemic thinking, problem solution processes and information processing; test development and evaluation
  • Lecturer at the Psychological Institute of the University of Bonn
  • Research activity at the University of Frankfurt on Main; analysis of learning and thinking strategies, design and performance of training studies
  • Scientific activity at the German Institute for International Educational Research, Frankfurt on Main; main focus; international educational research
  • Scientific activity at the Centre for Educational Technology, Wiesbaden; main focus: educational research and aptitude diagnostics

EDUCATION

  • PhD at the University of Mannheim
  • Studies in psychology at the University of Heidelberg with main focus on cognitive psychology and psychological diagnostics

PUBLICATIONS

  • Maichle, U. (2002). Denken sichtbar machen: Tests als Arbeitsprobe. In: Fay (Hrsg.), Das Assessment-Center in der Praxis. Konzepte – Erfahrungen – Innovationen (S.53-76). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Trost, G., Blum, F., Fay, E., Klieme, E., Maichle, U., Meyer, M. & Nauels, H.-U. (1998). Evaluation des Tests für medizinische Studiengänge (TMS): Synopse der Ergebnisse. Bonn: Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung.
  • Maichle, U. (1994). Cognitive Processes in Understanding Line Graphs. In Schnotz & Kulhavy (Eds.), Comprehension of Graphics (S.207-226). Amsterdam: North Holland, Elsevier Science.
  • Maichle, U. (1992). Zur Trainierbarkeit des Textverstehens und des schlussfolgernden Denkens im medizinisch-naturwissen­schaftlichen Bereich. In H. Mandl & H. F. Friedrich (Hrsg.), Lern- und Denkstrategien. Analyse und Intervention (S.167-192). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

PROF. DR. GÜNTER TROST

Certified Psychologist, retired (formerly HR Consultant), Founder member and Partner

CONTACT

Phone: +49 228 82090-0
E-mail: guenter.trost@itb-consulting.de

FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

  • Competence Management: Conceptualizing and implementing of company-specific Competence Models
  • Performance Management: Conceptualizing and implementing Performance Appraisal Systems
  • Management Diagnostics: Developing, applying and evaluating instruments for the assessment of potential and performance within the context of personnel development and personnel selection (in particular Management Audits, Assessment and Development Centers)
  • Test Development: Developing, applying and evaluating tailored selection and counselling tests for private and public organizations as well as for universities
  • Training: Conceptualizing and carrying out Workshops, Seminars and Trainings (particularly regarding intercultural competence, leadership, communication, handling diagnostic tools for personnel selection and development)
  • Coaching and individual counselling of senior executives
  • HR strategies: Consulting with companies in matters of personnel strategies and policies that are oriented at the overriding goals of the organization 

REFERENCE PROJECTS (SELECTION)

  • International trading company: Development and implementation of a Group-wide Competency Model. Conceptualization and application of Development Centers in 17 countries
  • International automotive company: Development and application of Selection Seminars for Trainees in six countries on three continents
  • International telecommunications company: Auditing middle and upper management in the context of a restructuring program
  • International engineering company: Conceptualization and execution of seminars on Intercultural Competence in seven countries
  • St. Gallen University, St. Gallen: Development and implementation of the „Assessment Stage“ program. Conceptualization of a profile of interdisciplinary competencies and facilitation of „Assessment Days“. Development of selection tests for student admission. Various teaching activities
  • Koblenz School of Management, Vallendar: Development and application of a comprehensive selection system for student admission
  • Bucerius Law School, Hamburg: Development and application of a comprehensive selection system for student admission
  • German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn: Development of the „Test for Academic Studies“, carried out world-wide, for the selection among foreign applicants for studies at German universities
  • Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft, Berlin: Development and application of selection systems in the context of promotion and scholarship programs for various target groups; scientific evaluation of these programs

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1992-2006 Executive Partner of ITB Consulting GmbH
  • 1975-1997 Director of the Institute for Test Development and Research into Giftedness of the German National Scholarship Foundation
  • Since 1998 Visiting Professor of Psychology at the University of Heidelberg
  • Doctorate in Psychology (Dr.phil.) at the University of Mannheim

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
1. Books

  • Amelang, M., Bartussek, D., Brackmann, H.-J., Egli, H., Hinrichsen, K., Klauer, K.J., Michel, L. & Trost, G. (Deidesheimer Kreis) (1997). Hochschulzulassung und Studieneignungstests. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Blum, F., Hensgen, A. & Trost, G. (1985). Beratungstests für Oberstufenschüler und Abiturienten. Bonn: Institut für Test- und Begabungsforschung.
  • Heine, C., Briedis, K, Didi, H.-J., Haase, K. & Trost, G. (2006). Auswahl- und Eignungsfeststellungs¬verfahren beim Hochschulzugang in Deutschland und ausgewählten Ländern. Eine Bestandsaufnahme. HIS-Berichte,  A 3/2006. Hannover: Hochschul-Informations-System.
  • Jäger, R.S., Lehmann, R.H. & Trost, G. (Hrsg.). (1997). Tests und Trends 11. Jahrbuch der Pädagogischen Diagnostik. Weinheim und Basel: Beltz.
  • Trost, G. (1975). Vorhersage des Studienerfolgs. Braunschweig: Westermann.
  • Trost, G. (2003). Deutsche und internationale Studierfähigkeitstests. Arten, Brauchbarkeit, Handhabung. Dokumente und Materialien, Band 51. Bonn: Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.
  • Trost, G. & Bickel, H. (1979). Studierfähigkeit und Studienerfolg. München: Minerva.
  • Trost, G., Blum, F., Fay, E., Klieme, E., Maichle, U. Meyer, M. & Nauels, H.-U. (1998). Evaluation des Tests für medizinische Studiengänge (TMS): Synopse der Ergebnisse. Bonn: Institut für Test- und Begabungs-forschung.
  • Trost, G. & Ebach, J. (1997). Admission to Medical Schools in Europe. Berlin, Wien, Zagreb: Pabst Science Publishers.
  • Trost, G. & Haase, K. (2005). Hochschulzulassung: Auswahlmodelle für die Zukunft. Eine Entscheidungshilfe für die Hochschulen. Essen und Stuttgart: Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft und Landesstiftung Baden-Württemberg.
  • Trost, G. & v. Hayn, S. (2001). Auswahlgespräche mit Studienbewerbern. Handreichung für die Hochschulen. Essen und Berlin: Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft und Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände.
  • Trost, G., Ingenkamp, K. & Jäger, R.S. (Hrsg.). (1993). Tests und Trends 10. Jahrbuch der Pädagogischen Diagnostik. Weinheim: Beltz.

2. Contributions to books

  • Trost, G. (1991). Begabung und Bildung. In C. Kreklau & J. Siegers (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Aus- und Weiterbildung (S. 1-6). Köln. Deutscher Wirtschaftsdienst.
  • Trost, G. (1994). Interview. In K. Pawlik (Hrsg.), Differentielle Psychologie, Band 1: Grundlagen und Methoden. Enzyklopädie der Psychologie (S.463-505). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Trost, G. (2000). Prediction of Excellence in School, Higher Education, and Work. In K.A. Heller, F.J. Mönks, R.J. Sternberg & R.F. Subotnik (Eds.), International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent (2nd edition) (pp. 317-327). Amsterdam, Lausanne, New York, Oxford, Shannon, Singapore, Tokyo: Elsevier
  • Trost, G. (2002). Assessment-Center-Verfahren für Führungskräfte auf drei Kontinenten: Was ist gleich? Was ist anders? In E. Fay (Hrsg.), Das Assessment-Center in der Praxis. Konzepte – Erfahrungen – Innovationen
  • (S. 33-52). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Trost, G. (2007). Studierfähigkeitstests. In W:H. Honal, D. Graf & F. Knoll (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Schulberatung, 68. (S. 1-16). München: Olzog.
  • Trost, G. (2008). Zusammenführen, was zusammengehört. Gesucht: die optimale „Passung“ zwischen Hochschul-Profil und Bewerber-Profil. In C. Heine,
  • H.-J. Didi, K. Haase & H. Schneider (Hrsg.), Profil und Passung. Studierendenauswahl in einem differenzierten Hochschulsystem (S. 53-65). HIS: Forum Hochschule 14/2008. Hannover: Hochschul-Informations-System.
  • Trost, G. (2009). Interkulturelle Kompetenz und deren Erfassung. In S. Dlugosch & A. Terörde (Hrsg.), Eignungsdiagnostik im Wandel. Perspektiven – Trends – Konzepte (S. 75-100). Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.
  • Trost, G. (2011). Der Beitrag der Eignungsdiagnostik zur Bildungsgerechtigkeit. In I. Kramer (Hrsg.), Herausforderung Bildungsgerechtigkeit. Zum fairen Umgang mit dem Leistungsprinzip (S. 85-96). Hamburg: Murmann Verlag.
  • Trost, G. (2012). Eingangsdiagnostik als Grundlage des Coachings. In T.S. Eberle & S. Spoun (Hrsg.), Durch Coaching Führungsqualitäten entwickeln. Kernkompetenzen erkennen und fördern (S. 137-150). Zürich: Versus-Verlag.
  • Trost, G. (2013). Was ist Begabung – und wie lässt sie sich erfassen? In G. Roth & M.J. Hartung (Hrsg.), Ressource Begabung. Wie kann Deutschland sein Potenzial besser nutzen? (S. 69-81). Berlin: Berlin University Press.
  • Trost, G. & Fay, (1995). Leistungstests. In W. Sarges (Hrsg.), Management-Diagnostik (S. 548-557). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
  • Trost, G. & Kirchenkamp, T. (1993). Predictive Validity of Cognitive and Noncognitive Variables with Respect to Choice of Occupation and Job Success. In H.
  • Schuler, LL. Farr & M. Smith (Eds.), Personnel Selection and Assessment. Individual and Organizational Perspectives (pp. 303 314). Hillsdale, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Trost, G., Klieme, E. & Nauels, H.-U. (1997). Prognostische Validität des Tests für medizinische Studiengänge (TMS). In T. Herrmann (Hrsg.), Hochschulentwicklung – Aufgaben und Chancen (S. 57-78). Heidelberg: Roland Asanger Verlag.
  • Trost, G. & Sieglen, J. (1992). Biographische Indikatoren herausragender beruflicher Leistungen. In E.A. Hany & H. Nickel (Hrsg.), Begabung und Hochbegabung. Theoretische Konzepte – empirische Befunde – praktische Konsequenzen (S. 95-104). Bern: Huber.
  • Zimmerhofer, A. & Trost, G. (2008). Auswahl- und Feststellungsverfahren in Deutschland – Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft. In B. Hell & H. Schuler (Hrsg.), Studierendenauswahl und Studienentscheidung
  • (S. 32-42). Göttingen: Hogrefe.
3. Contributions to scientific journals
 
  • Sauerland, M., Stegt, S. & Trost, G. (2009). Ausländerstudium: Eignungstest hilft Hochschulen und Studierenden. Report Psychologie, 34, H. 4, S.162-172.
  • Trost, G. (1987). Hochbegabte und eine Repräsentativgruppe deutscher Abiturienten in elfjähriger Längsschnittbeobachtung: Vergleich der Studien- und Berufswege. Ein Zwischenbericht. Empirische Päd-agogik. Zeitschrift zu Theorie und Praxis erziehungswissenschaftlicher Forschung, 1, S. 6-26.
  • Trost, G. (1992). Eignung für Rechtswissenschaft: Was ist das? Kriterien aus der Sicht der Hochschullehrer – Umsetzung in ein Testverfahren. Juristische Arbeitsblätter, Sonderausgabe 1992, S. 1-8.
  • Trost, G. (2012). Vom Vermessen des Menschen. Das Modethema „Kompetenz“ und seine Bedeutung für die Praxis. Wirtschaft & Beruf; 07-08, S.4-6.
  • Trost, G. & Terörde-Wilde, A. (2013). Der Wert der Werte: Notwendigkeit und wichtiger Erfolgsfaktor. Wirtschafts-psychologie aktuell, 2/2013, S.16-18.