Stephan Böhm

Diversity Management, Leadership

Professional experience

Prof. Dr. Stephan Böhm is an Associate Professor of Diversity Management and Leadership at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. He also serves as the Director of the Center for Disability and Integration at the University of St. Gallen (CDI-HSG). He received his masters and his Ph.D. from the University of St. Gallen. In 2008 and spring 2009 he worked as a visiting research fellow at the Oxford Institute of Ageing at the University of Oxford, Great Britain.

His research focuses on leadership, Human Resource management, diversity as well as change management. He has a special interest in the vocational inclusion of employees with disabilities, health-focused leadership, as well as the management of demographic change. Most recently, he investigates the relationship of digitalization with employees’ long-term health.

Stephan has written and edited several books and has published in top-tier management journals, including The Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Personnel Psychology, The Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management as well as the Harvard Business Manager. He regularly contributes to international scientific conferences and has been an invited key-note speaker at various large-scale congresses.

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