Dr. Ellen Schmid

Office hours: by appointment
Room: Arcisstr. 21, Building 0505, Intermediate Story, Room Z563

E-Mail: ellen.schmid (at) tum.de
Tel.:+49 89 289 28474
Fax: +49 89 289 24093

Since September 2011, Ellen Schmid is part of the chair of research and science management. In her research, she investigates effective and non-effective leadership in different context. She is a trainer in our course program for research and science managers and academic leaders, and offers a leadership style analysis in the context of the personal leadership profiles. Additionally, she develops training concepts for the Executive Education of the TUM School of Management and teaches with a focus on individual leadership development and feedback.

Short Bio

since 2016
Senior Researcher at the Chair of Research and Science Management, TUM School of Management
2016 Dr. phil, TUM School of Management
2011 - 2016 Research Associate at the Chair of Research and Science Management, TUM School of Management
2007 - 2011 HR Generalist at GE Global Research
2006 - 2007 MSc Occupational Psychology at the Goldsmith College, University of London
2006 Moving Minds, Psychological Management and Rehabilitation, London.
2004 - 2005 BSc Psychology at the Thames Valley University, London
2001 - 2004 “Vordiplom” Psychology at the Otto-Friedrich University, Bamberg

Publications

Articles in Journals

Knipfer, K., Schreiner, E., Schmid, E., & Peus, C. (2018). The performance of pre-founding entrepreneurial teams: The importance of learning and leadership. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 67(3), 401–427. doi:10.1111/apps.12126

Schmid, E., Pircher Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C. (2018). Different Shades–Different Effects? Consequences of Different Types of Destructive Leadership. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1289 [Special Issue: Fifty Shades of Grey: Exploring the Dark Sides of Leadership and Followership]. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01289

Schmid, E., & Peus, C. (2017). Mitarbeiter als Mittel zum Zweck: Wie ausnutzende Führung wirkt. Wirtschaftspsychologie Aktuell, 1/2017, 24-28.

Knipfer, K., Shaughnessy, B., Hentschel, T., & Schmid, E. (2017). Unlocking women’s leadership potential: A curricular example for developing female leaders in academia. Journal of Management Education, 41(2), 272–302. doi:10.1177/1052562916673863

Schmid*, E., Pircher Verdorfer*, A., & Peus, C. (2017). Shedding light on leaders' self-interest: Theory and measurement of exploitative leadership. Journal of Management, 45(4), 1401–1433. doi:10.1177/0149206317707810 [*equal contribution]

Peus, C., Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2016). Erfolgsfaktor effektive Mitarbeiterführung [Leadership - A key success factor]. Wissenschaftsmanagement, 1/2016, 20–23.

Knipfer, K., Shaughnessy, B., Hentschel, T., & Schmid, E. (2015). Leading in academia: A curricular example for developing women scientists for leadership roles. Academy of Management Proceedings. doi: 10.5465/ambpp.2015.197

Schmid, E., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C. (2015). Wissen alleine reicht nicht. Förderung von Selbst(lern)kompetenzen in der Führungskräfteentwicklung: Executive-MBA-Ausbildung an der TUM School of Management [Knowledge alone is not sufficient. Fostering self-development of leaders: Executive education at the TUM School of Management]. PERSONALFÜHRUNG, 1, 50–57.

Peus, C., Sparr, J. L., Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2012). Führend Wissen schaffen. Mehr als Einzelmaßnahmen: Zur Bedeutung professioneller Führung [Creating knowledge while leading. More than single methods: The significance of professional leadership]. Wissenschaftsmanagement, 4, 14-17.

Chapters in Edited Books

Peus, C., Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2017). Effektive Führung steht im Zentrum. In Lemmens, M., Horváth, P., & Seiter, M. (Eds.), Wissenschaftsmanagement – Handbuch und Kommentar (pp. 32–45). Bonn, Germany: Lemmens Medien GmbH.

Schmid E., Knipfer K., & Peus C. (2017). Führend forschen und forschend führen–Empirische Ergebnisse zur Führung in der Wissenschaft. In L. Truniger (Ed.), Führen in Hochschulen (pp. 123–132). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer Gabler.

Peus, C., Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2017). Effektive Führung steht im Zentrum. In M. Lemmens, P. Horváth, & M. Seiter (Eds.), Wissenschaftsmanagement – Handbuch und Kommentar (pp. 32–45). Bonn, Germany: Lemmens Medien GmbH.

Schreiner, E., & Schmid, E. (2015). Onboarding und Führung in den ersten 100 Tagen [Onboarding and leadership in the first 100 days]. In C. Peus, S. Braun, T. Hentschel & D. Frey (Eds.), Personalauswahl in der Wissenschaft - Evidenzbasierte Methoden und Impulse für die Praxis [Personnel Selection in Academia - Evidence-based Methods and Impulses for Practicioners] (pp. 161 - 172). Heidelberg: Springer.

Weisweiler, S., Kuhrts, J., Braumandl, I. & Schmid, E. (2015). Self management for project managers. In M. Wastian, L. von Rosenstiel, M. West & I. Braumandl (Eds.), Applied psychology for project managers. A practitioner's guide to successful project management. New York: Springer.

Conference Contributions and Talks

Egorov, M., Knipfer, K., Schmid, E., Peus, C., & Fischer, P. (2019, September). Digitalisierung und Führungskräfteentwicklung: Herausforderungen erkennen – neue Lösungswege beschreiten. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 11th conference of the section Work-, Organizational- and Business psychology (AOW) of the German Psychological Society (DGPs) in Braunschweig, Germany.

Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2019, May). If you take it all, we will hide it! Leaders misusing their power fuel distrust and knowledge hiding in teams. Paper accepted for presentation at the 4th Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Leadership Symposium (IPLS), Corfu, Greece.

Knipfer, K., Schmid, E., & Schmelzer, D. (2019, September). Online-Feedback und digitales Coaching zur Förderung des Trainingstransfers. Paper accepted for presentation at the 11th conference of the section Work-, Organizational- and Business psychology (AOW) of the German Psychological Society (DGPs) in Braunschweig, Germany.

Schmid, E., & Böhm, M. (2019, September). Kompetenzbereiche für die digitale Arbeitswelt: Ein Kompetenzmodell für die Führungskräfteentwicklung. Paper accepted for presentation at the 11th conference of the section Work-, Organizational- and Business psychology (AOW) of the German Psychological Society (DGPs) in Braunschweig, Germany.

Knipfer, K., Schmid, E., & Peus, C. (2018, September). The promise (and peril) of educational technology for leadership development: Empirical evidence and conceptual ideas. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 51th Conference of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs), Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Knipfer, K., Schmid, E., & Schmelzer, D. (2018, September). Boosting the long-term impact of leadership training by digital coaching. Paper accepted for presentation at the 51th Conference of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs), Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Egorov, M., Schmid, E., Pircher Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C. (2016, September). Whats’s the Value: Moral Foundations and Different Leadership Styles. Paper accepted for presentation at the 50th Conference of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs), Leipzig, Germany.

Knipfer, K., Schmid, E., & Mangold, S. (2016, September). Ausnutzende Führung und ihre Effekte auf den Wissensaustausch in Arbeitsteams: Ein Mediationsmodell. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 50th Conference of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs), Leipzig, Germany.

Schmid, E., Pircher Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C. (2016, August). Differential effects of different destructive leadership behaviors. Paper presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, USA.

Schmid, E. & Braun, S. (2015, September). Man erntet, was man sät – Negative Führung und ihre Folgen (What goes around comes around – Negative leadership and ist consequences). Symposium conducted at the Convention of the Industrial & Organizational Psychology Section of the German Association of Psychology (DGPs).

Schmid, E., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C. (2015, September). Die Verhaltensmuster von Narzissten in Führungspositionen und ihr Einfluss auf die Teamleistung: Qualitative Analyse eines kurvilinearen Zusammenhangs. In E. Schmid & S. Braun (Chairs), Man erntet, was man sät – Negative Führung und ihre Folgen (What goes around comes around – Negative leadership and ist consequences). Symposium conducted at the Convention of the Industrial & Organizational Psychology Section of the German Association of Psychology (DGPs). 

Knipfer, K., Schmid, E., Mangold, S., & Melzer, K. (2015, September). If you take it all – I hide it! The effects of exploitative leadership on followers’ knowledge hiding within the team: A mediation model of distrust. In E. Schmid & S. Braun (Chairs), Man erntet, was man sät – Negative Führung und ihre Folgen (What goes around comes around – Negative leadership and ist consequences). Symposium conducted at the Convention of the Industrial & Organizational Psychology Section of the German Association of Psychology (DGPs).

Knipfer, K., Shaughnessy, B., Hentschel, T., & Schmid, E. (2015, August). Leading in academia: A curricular example for developing women scientists for leadership roles. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Knipfer, K., Shaughnessy, B., Hentschel, T., & Schmid, E. (2015, May). Women’s academic leadership development: A curricular example. Poster session presented at the 17th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Oslo, Norway.

Knipfer, K., Schreiner, E., Schmid, E., & Peus. C. (2014, September). Unternehmerisch führen: Mehrebenen-Effekte von charismatischer Führung auf Lernprozesse und Leistung in Gründerteams [Multilevel Effects of Charismatic Leadership on Learning and Performance in Entrepreneurial Teams]. Paper presented at the 49th Congress of the DGPs (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie), Bochum, Germany.

Schmid, E., Knipfer, K., Schreiner, E. & Peus, C. (2014, September). Narzissten in Führungspositionen und ihr Einfluss auf die Teamleistung: ein kurvilinearer Zusammenhang [Narcissists as leaders and their effects on team performance: A curvilinear effect]. Paper presented at the 49th Congress of the DGPs (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie), Bochum, Germany.

Knipfer, K., Schreiner, E., & Schmid, E. (2014, August). Multilevel Effects of Charismatic Leadership on Learning and Performance in Entrepreneurial Teams. Paper presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Schmid, E., Pircher-Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C. (2014, August). Shedding Light on Leaders' Self-Interest: Theory and Measurement of Exploitative Leadership. Paper presented for presentation at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Schmid, E., & Peus, C. (2013, May). Exploitative leadership: Theory and measurement of exploitative leadership behavior. Presentation at the XVIII European Congress of Work and Organisational Psychology, Münster, Germany.

Sparr, J. L., Pircher Verdorfer, A., Küster, B., Schmid, E., & Peus, C. (2012, September). Innovationsbarrieren an Universitäten: die Perspektive der Wissenschaftsmanager [Barriers to Innovation at Universities: The Perspective of Research Managers]. Presented at the 48th Congress of the DGPs (Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie), Bielefeld, Germany.

Workshops and Talks for Practitioners (Selection)

Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (since 2014, ongoing). Führend Wissen Schaffen: Führungskompetenz und Führungsstil. Workshop for Senior Scientists and Senior Science Managers, TUM School of Management, Germany.

Schmid, E., & Knipfer, K. (since 2014, ongoing). Effective Leadership and Leadership Development. Regular workshops for the EMBA General Management, EMBA Business & IT, EMBA Innovation & Business Creation, Executive Education, TUM School of Management, Germany.

Schmid, E. (2012 - 2016). Individual Leadership Style Feedback. TUM Leadership and Research Management Development Program, Germany.

Schmid, E., & Knipfer, K. (2015, November). 360° Führung für Frauen - Modul II: Führen "auf Augenhöhe", "nach oben" und "nach innen“. Workshop for Senior Scientists and Senior Physicians, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Germany.

Schmid, E. & Knipfer, K. (2015, September). Leadership Development. Workshop for the EMBA Class 2017, Executive Education Center, TUM School of Management, Germany.

Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2015, September). Führend Wissen Schaffen: Führungskompetenz und Führungsstil. Workshop for Professors, TUM School of Management, Munich, Germany.

Schmid, E., & Knipfer, K. (2015, June). Leading in Science. Workshop within the Context of the Karriereförderprogramm für Wissenschaftlerinnen, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.

Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2015, March). Academic leadership program: New leadership skills for women. Module IV. Workshop for Professors and Senior Researchers. Hamburg Centre for Ultrafast Imaging (CUI), Germany.

Knipfer, K., & Schmid, E. (2014, May). Evidence–based management. Lecture for Executives, TUM School of Management, Executive Education Center. Munich, Germany.

Schmid, E. (2014). Leadership Development: Leadership and Cooperation. TUM School of Management, Excecutive Education Center. Munich, Germany.

Schmid, E. (2013 & 2014). Fit for Science: Leadership in Academia for Women. Office for Gender and Diversity. University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany.

Schmid, E. (2013). Leadership Development in Academia. Helmholtz Zentrum, Germany.

Schmid, E. (2013). Leadership and Ethics. Bildungszentrum der Bayerischen Polizei, Germany.

Schmid, E. (2012 - 2014). Personnel Selection and Diversity. TUM Leadership and Research Management Development Program, Germany.

Schmid, E. & Hentschel, T. (2012). Personnel Selection and Diversity. DFG, Germany.

Awards and Scholarships

2017: Johannes B. Ortner Dissertationspreis

2015: Junior Faculty Best Paper Award, Management Education and Development Division of the Academy of Management

2014: Best Teaching Award of the TUM School of Management