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Professor Dr Christina Hoon

Personal Details

Born 1972 in Nordhorn. Married, two children.

Professional Background

Professor Dr. Christina Hoon began her professional career after studying economics as a research assistant and doctoral candidate at Leibniz Universität Hannover under Professor Dr. H.-G. Ridder.

After completing her doctorate, she became a research assistant (post-doc) and habilitation candidate at the Institute for Human Resources and Work at Leibniz Universität Hannover (Professor Dr. H.-G. Ridder).

Since September 2015, she has held the Endowed Chair of Business Administration, in particular Management of Family Businesses at Bielefeld University. She heads the chair, coordinates its research activities and holds various lectures on various topics relating to the management of family businesses.

Reviewer for Journals

Journal of Family Business Strategy
Journal of Management Studies
Strategic Organsation
International Journal of Review Studies
German Journal of Human Resource Management
European Management Review
Organizational Research Methods
Journal of Management
Journal for East European Management Studies
Human Resource Management Journal

Academic Administration

Since October 2018

Elected member of the Senate of Bielefeld University

Since October 2018

Member of the Rectorate Commission for Appointments at Bielefeld University

Since September 2017

Representative for junior staff in the Scientific Commission for Human Resources in the Association of University Professors of Business Administration e.V.

Since October 2016

Member of 5 appointment committees

Research on Family Businesses

Professor Dr Christina Hoon is involved in various areas of research on family businesses. These include in particular:

Succession and generational change in family businesses
Leadership in family businesses
Human resource management
Strategy and identity
Theory formation and research methods

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