IAB/ZEW HRM Workshop "Assessing the Impact of Human Resource Management Practices"

hosted by the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)

Congress Centre of the Federal Employment Agency (BA)

Start: 16 Nov 2017

End: 17 Nov 2017

  • Programme (Updated: 14 November 2017)

    Thursday, 16 November 2017

    12:00 p.m.

    Get together, snacks, and welcome by Ulrich Walwei (deputy director of the IAB)

    12:30 p.m.

    Session 1


    Call me on Sunday: The impact of permanent availability on employee well-being

    Elena Shvartsman, University of Basel


    Working from home and quality of work and private life

    Daniel Arnold, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW)

    1:50 p.m.

    Coffee break

    2:15 p.m.

    Session 2


    The Effect of Work Councils on the Quality of Apprenticeship Training: Establishment-level evidence for Germany

    Harald Pfeiffer, Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)


    Further Training and Affective Commitment

    Krystina Titz, RWTH Aachen University

    3:35 p.m.

    Coffee break

    4:00 p.m.



    The Role of Works Councils for Severance Payments

    Johannes Martin, RWTH Aachen University


    Training in the Great Recession: Evidence from an individual perspective

    Thomas Zwick, University of Würzburg


    Work 4.0: How is digitalization changing workplace organization?

    Elisa Gerten, University of Basel


    Justification as a Key Determinant of the Success of Quotas

    Lea Petters, University of Cologne


    Little Lies and Blind Eyes – Experimental Evidence on the Implications of Cheating for
    Team Performance

    Konstantin Homolka, Institute for Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU)

    5:00 p.m.

    Keynote: Gender norms, gender stereotyping, and female careers

    Nina Smith, Aarhus University

    6:00 p.m.

    End of the Conference Day

    7:00 p.m.

    Conference Dinner, Venue: „Goldenes Posthorn“ (Glöckleinsgasse 2)


    Friday, 17 November 2017

    9:00 a.m.

    Session 4


    Target agreements and employee outcomes

    Patrick Maier, University of Tübingen


    Cut if necessary, but don’t cut too much! The Impact of a Variable Payment Cut on Performance and Satisfaction

    Hanna Sittenthaler, Technical University of Munich

    10:20 a.m.

    Coffee break

    10:50 a.m.

    Session 5


    Labor Mobility and Innovation: What is the Role of Researcher


    Tobias Brändle, Institute for Applied Economic Research (IAW)


    Raising the Bar: Labour Cost Shocks and Worker Selection

    Sebastian Butschek, University of Cologne

    12:10 p.m.


    1:10 p.m.

    Session 6


    Fairness at work

    Jens Mohrenweiser, Bournemouth University


    The Impact of Affirmative Action on Fairness Perception: Evidence from Survey Data

    Susanne Steffes, Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) & University of Cologne

    2:30 p.m.

    Farewell & Coffee

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