Assistant Professor Dr. Julia de Groote
Entrepreneurship & Innovation Group
Julia de Groote is Merck Finck Assistant Professor of Family Business Management. Before joining WHU, she was Assistant Professor of Family Business Management at the Institute for Human Resources and Organization at the University of Bern, Switzerland (non-tenure track). In research, teaching and practice transfer, Julia de Groote focuses on the question of how companies can be sustainably successful leveraging on innovation and leadership. She has conducted research and taught on these topics at various universities, including the LMU in Munich (Germany), the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano (Switzerland) and Aarhus University (Denmark). Her work regularly appears in renowned academic journals such as the Journal of Product Innovation Management, the Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Long Range Planning as well as practice-oriented publications. She is chair of the strategic interest group of family business research of the European Academy of Management and a member of the DFG-sponsored research network “venturing together”.