Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Heike Proff

Curriculum Vitae

1966 Born in Remscheid, married, 2 children
1985-1990 Studies of business administration in Frankfurt and Mannheim, diploma thesis about the Japanese automobile industry with cooperation of the Nissan Motor CO. LTD., Tokyo (Japan)
1991-1993 Topic of the dissertation: "Effects of the politics of the international financial institutions (IMF and World Bank) on import-intensive and export-oriented companies in Ghana at the chair of economy of the global trade, Prof. Dr. R.H. Schmidt, university of Frankfurt / Main.
  • Nov. 1993 Doctorate to Dr. rer. pol.
1994-2002 Work on a professorial dissertation about "Consistent overall corporate strategies between market and resources orientation. Theoretical bases and empiric review in the most top-selling, diversified German industrial companies" in the chair of international management at the university of Mannheim, Prof. Dr. M. Perlitz
  • In 1995 - in 1997 research fellowship of the DFG (German Research Foundation)
  • July, 2002 conclusion of the habilitation procedure
2002 "Visiting professor" at the Dong-A-University, Pusan, South Korea
2003 "Visiting scholar" at the Wharton School, Philadelphia, USA
2004-2009 Zeppelin Chair for International Management at Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen
2008 Formation of the Center for Automotive Management (CAMA)
Since 09/2009 Chair of General Business Administration and International Automotive Management at the University Duisburg-Essen
- Cooperation in research networks and associations
Since 1997 European International Business Academy (EIBA)
Since 1997 Pan-Pacific Business Association (PPBA)
Since 1999
Strategic Management Society (SMS), local representative of the global strategy interest group
Since 2000
German Academic Association of Business Administration, commission of international management
Since 2000
Association for Competence-Based Management (ACBM)
Since 2001
European Academy of Management (EURAM)
Since 2003 International Motor Vehicle Program (IMVP), principal researcher
Since 2009
Groupe d' Etudes et de Recherches Permanent sur l' Industrie et les Salariés de l' Automobile (Gerspisa)

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