Assistant Professor Dr. Nicole Gottschalck
Nicole is particularly interested in employees and personnel management with a focus on contextual factors which impact the work attitudes of individuals and the performance of organizations. Therein, she also addresses questions of growth pains of firms and challenges to the middle managerial level in handling social dynamics as organizations change and grow.
Nicole Gottschalck obtained her doctoral degree at the IHK – Chair of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises at the WHU. Her dissertation addresses employee retention in different organizational contexts. Prior to joining the WHU, she obtained two interdisciplinary Master degrees at Leipzig University and at the Institut Europeénne in Nice, Berlin, and Istanbul as well as a Bachelor degree in History and Journalism at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen.
The continuance commitment of family firm CEOs
Gottschalck, N., Rolan, L., Kellermanns, F. (Pre-Print), Journal of Family Business Strategy, Article no. 100568, 11 pages
Cross-level effects of entrepreneurial orientation and ambidexterity on the resilience of small business owners
Gottschalck, N., Branner, K., Rolan, L., Kellermanns, F. (Pre-Print), Journal of Small Business Management
For whom are family-owned firms good employers?An exploratory study of the turnover intentions of blue- and white-collar workers in family-owned and non-family-owned firms
Gottschalck, N., Günther, C., Kellermanns, F. (2020), Journal of Family Business Strategy, Vol. 11 (3), Article no. 100281, 13 pages