Dipl.-Psych. Ulf Steinberg

Office hours: by appointment
Room: Arcisstr. 21, Building 0505, Intermediate Story, Room Z569

E-Mail: ulf.steinberg (at) tum.de
Tel.:+49 89 289 24092
Fax: +49 89 289 24093

Ulf Steinberg joined the team of the chair of research and science management as a research associate in December 2013. His research focuses on leadership in large societal projects, such as, the introduction of highly automated vehicles and the digital transformation. In behavioral experiments, he analyzes the interaction of digital technologies with the behavior, cognition and emotions of leaders.

In addition, Ulf Steinberg is working as a teacher and systemic coach at the TUM Executive Education Center.

He has worked in the project management of a digitization project at the aircraft manufacturer Airbus after his studies of psychology at the universities of Trier and Paris.

Short Bio

Since 12/2013
PhD student in the research project "Lab for the Empirical Analysis of Large-Scale Projects (LEAP)"
2012 - 2013 Project Management Officer at the Airbus Operations GmbH in Hamburg
2012 Diploma in psychology at the University of Trier, Germany
2011 Internship at the department for the development of managerial skills at the Airbus Operations GmbH in Hamburg
2009 - 2010 Semesters abroad at the Université Paris Ouest in Paris, France
2006 Studies of psychology at the University of Trier, Germany

Publications

Journal articles

Gollwitzer, M., Schönbrodt, F. D., Steinberg, U. & Abele-Brehm, A. (2018). Die Datenmanagement-Empfehlungen der DGPs: Ein Zwischenstand. [The data management recommendations of the DGPs: An intermediate report]. Psychologische Rundschau, 69(4), 366-373. doi:10.1026/0033-3042/a000415

Ley, P., Steinberg, U., Hanganu‐Opatz, I. L., & Röder, B. (2015). Event‐related potential evidence for a dynamic (re‐) weighting of somatotopic and external coordinates of touch during visual–tactile interactions. European Journal of Neuroscience, 41(11), 1466-1474. doi:10.1111/ejn.12896

Conference Presentations

Egorov, M., & Steinberg, U. (2019, August). Moral Foundation Sensitivity: A Perspective Specific Moral Foundation Approach. Paper presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, USA.

Steinberg, U., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C., (2019, May). How Power Influences Leader Information Evaluation: Empirical Insights Based on Different Theories of Power. Paper presented at the 4th Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Leadership Symposium (IPLS), Corfu, Greece.

Steinberg, U., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C., (2018, September). Why your boss thinks differently of that project: Power influences the evaluation of arguments. Paper presented at the 51th Conference of the German Society for Psychology (DGPs), Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

Egorov, M., & Steinberg, U. (2018, September). On the interplay between power motivation, justice sensitivity, and gender. Paper presented at the 51st Congress of the DGPs (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie), Frankfurt, Germany.

Egorov, M., Steinberg, U., Pircher Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C. (2018). What Values Count in Digitization: Results of a Survey Among German Business Leaders. Paper presented at the Digitization and Business Ethics Conference, Munich, Germany.

Steinberg, U., Egorov, M., Pircher Verdorfer, A., & Peus, C. (2017, September). What Values Matter to German Business Leaders in the Digital Transformation: Results from a National Survey. Poster presented at the Conference Disrupt yourself – Work, Leadership and Organizations in the Digital Age, Munich, Germany.

Steinberg, U., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C. (2017, September). Power influences information evaluation: Testing different theories of power. Paper presented at the 16. Tagung der Fachgruppe Sozialpsychologie, Ulm, Germany.

Steinberg, U., Schiffels, S., & Fügener, A. (2017). Contract Design, Costs and Power Influence Time Planning in Projects: Experimental Evidence. Academy of Management Proceedings, 2017(1). doi:10.5465/AMBPP.2017.14011abstract

Steinberg, U., Schiffels, S., & Fügener, A. (2017, August). Contract Design, Costs and Power Influence Time Planning in Projects: Experimental Evidence. Paper presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA, USA.

Steinberg, U., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C. (2017, May). Power influences information evaluation: Testing different theories of power. Paper presented at the EAWOP 2017 congress, Dublin, Ireland.

Steinberg, U., Schiffels, S., & Fügener, A. (2016 September). You have two days, no more! The influence of social power on project planning. Paper presented at the 50. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Leipzig, Germany.

Egorov, M., Steinberg, U., & Pircher Verdorfer, A. (2016, January). Moral foundations and justice sensitivity: role and perspective do matter. Paper presented at the 3rd Israel Organizational Behavior Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Steinberg, U., & Egorov, M. (2016, January). Linking Power Motivation to Moral Foundations. Paper presented at the 3rd Israel Organizational Behavior Conference, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Steinberg, U., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C. (2016). Testing the Approach Inhibition Theory of Power Against the Social Distance Theory of Power. Poster presented at 17th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, USA.

Steinberg, U., & Egorov, M. (2016). Assessing the Link between Power Motivation and Moral Foundations.  Poster presented at the 17th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, USA.

Steinberg, U., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C. (2015, September). Does power or accountability make leaders more effective? Paper presented at the 9. Fachgruppentagung Arbeits- Organisations- und Wirtschftspsychologie, Mainz, Germany.

Steinberg, U., Knipfer, K., & Peus, C. (2015, May). Effects of power on risk perception and leader behavior. Paper presented at the 17th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, Oslo, Norway.

Siegele, L., Steinberg, U., Siebenbrock, A., Dierolf, A., Naumann, E. & Sollers, J. (2009). Herzratenvariabilität und exekutive Funktionen [Heart Rate Variability and Executive Functions]. Poster presented at the 35. Arbeitstagung Psychophysiologie und Methodik, Leipzig, German.

Awards and Scholarships

  • Research grant of the TUM School of Management (4440€)
  • Scholarship for gifted students by the German National Academic Foundation „Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“ (2008-2012)
  • Erasmus-Scholarship for an internship abroad awarded by the European Union (2010)
  • Erasmus-Scholarship for studies abroad awarded by the European Union (2009-2010)