Prof. Dr. Barbara Beham

Department of Business and Economics

Professor of Organizational Psychology and Cross-cultural Management

Postal address
Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Badensche Straße 52

10825 Berlin

Visiting address
Campus Schöneberg
Building B, Room B 5.47
Badensche Straße 50-51
10825 Berlin

Since October 2014: Professor of Organizational Psychology & Cross-Cultural Management at the Berlin School of Economics & Law

2014: Professor for Gender & Diversity Management at Technical University Berlin

2008 – 2013: Assistant Professor for Gender & Diversity Management at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

2006-2008: Post-doc Reserach Fellow at the Institute of Social Science Research Methods at University of Hamburg

2003-2005: Research Assistant at the Department of Managing People in Organizations at IESE Business School in Barcelona. Phd in Business Administration and Social Sciences at Johannes Kepler University Linz

1998-2003: Project Manager at IMAS International GmbH, VA-TECH AI Informatics, T-Systems Austria

1992-1998: Diploma in Business Administration at Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.

Cross-cultural management

Organizational behavior

Diversity management

Work-family research

Flexible working arrangements

Quantitative research methods

Organizational behavior

Cross-cultural management

Human resource management

Management consulting skills

Diversity management

ISWAF – International Study of Work and Family (together with Tammy D. Allen, University of South Florida und Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, Université du Québec à Montréal)

Work-life balance in LGBT families (together with Caroline Straub, University of  Bern)

Part-time employment and promotions (together with Andreas Baierl, University of Vienna)

Work-life balance

Diversity management

Flexible working arrangements

Cross-cultural management

Masuda, A. D., Sortheix, F. M., Beham, B., & Naidoo, L. J. (2019). Cultural value orientations and work–family conflict: The mediating role of work and family demands. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 112, 294-310, doi: 10.1016/j.jvb.2019.04.001

Rajadhyaksha, U., Korabik, K., Lero, D. S., Zugec, L., Hammer, L. B., &  Beham, B. (2019). The work-family interface around the world: Implications and recommendations for policy and practice. Organizational Dynamics, doi: 10.1016/j.orgdyn.2019.01.001

Beham, B., Drobnič, S., Präg, P., Baierl, A., & Eckner, J. (2018). Part-time work and gender inequality in Europe: a comparative analysis of satisfaction with work–life balance, European Societies, doi: 10.1080/14616696.2018.1473627

Beham, B., Drobnič, S., Präg, P., Baierl, A., & Lewis, S. (2017). Work-to-family enrichment and gender inqualities in eight European countries. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, doi: 10.1080/09585192.2017.1355837

Straub, C., Beham, B., & Islam, G. (2017). Grossing boundaries: Integrative effects of supervision, gender and boundary control on work engagement and work-to-family spillover. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, doi: 10.1080/09585192.2017.1340324

Jang, S., Kim, E. S., Cao, C., Allen, T. D., Cooper, C. L., Lapierre, L. M., O’Driscoll, P., Sanchez, J. I., Spector, P. E., Poelmans, S., Abarca, N., Alexandrova, M., Antoniou, A., Beham, B., . . . Woo, J. (2017). Measurement invariance of the satisfaction with life scale across 26 countries. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 48(4), 560-576. doi:10.1177/0022022117697844

Beham, B., Bardoel, A. E., & Poelmans, S. (2017). Positive spillover of the work and life domains. In K. Korabik, Z. Aycan, & R. Ayman (Eds.), The work-family interface in global context (pp. 288-315). New York: Routeledge.

Recent international collaborations with colleagues from the University of Vienna, University of Bremen, FH Berlin, EADA Business School Barcelona, Oxford University, Middlesex University, University of Montreal, University of South Florida.

Member of AOM; SIOP, Work-Family Researchers Network