Laura Werkmeister, M.Sc.
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Laura Werkmeister has been working as a doctoral researcher at the Chair of Public Management at Universität Hamburg since October 2018. Her research interests are in the field of public leadership with a focus on behavioral approaches and experimental methods.
During her bachelor's and master’s studies in Psychology and Business psychology at Humboldt-Universität and Freie Universität Berlin, Laura examined leadership and its association with social dilemmas, prosocial motives and sustainability. After having completed her Master's degree in 2017, Laura worked for a human capital consulting firm. She also gained international working experience in the human resources department of a major aviation company in New York City as well as in the German Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Research and Teaching
- Leadership schema
- Prosocial motivation
- Social identity
- WiSe 2020/21: MSc PUNO - Research Project (part 1) (seminar)
- SoSe 2020: BA Socioeconomics - Public Organizational Behavior and Leadership (seminar)
- WiSe 2019/20: BA Socioeconomics - Public Organizational Behavior and Leadership (seminar)
- WiSe 2019/20: MSc PUNO - Interdisciplinary Master Course (tutorial)
- SoSe 2019: BA Socioeconomics - Interdisciplinary Introductory Course Public Leadership (seminar)
- SoSe 2019: BA Socioeconomics PUNO2 - Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Public und Nonprofit Management, advanced course (tutorial)
- WiSe 2018/19: BA Socioeconomics - Interdisciplinary Introductory Course (seminar)
Vogel, R. & Werkmeister, L. (2020). ‘What is public about public leadership? Exploring implicit public leadership theories.’ Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (forthcoming).