Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Thomas Rockstuhl


Assistant Professor
Division of Strategy, Management and Organisation
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: TROCKSTUHL@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 6135
Office: S3-01C-96

Education
  • PhD Business Administration Nanyang Technological University 2013
  • Master of Psychology (summa cum laude) Technische Universitat Dresden 2002
  • Bachelor of Psychology (summa cum laude) Technische Universitat Dresden 1998
Biography
Thomas Rockstuhl is an assistant professor in management at the Nanyang Business School. His research focuses on generalizability of theories across cultural contexts, and on assessing the dynamic capabilities of individuals, teams, and organizations to function effectively in intercultural contexts.

He has published widely, including a lead article in the Journal of Applied Psychology, and papers in journals such as Journal of Organizational Behavior, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Journal of Social Issues, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, NeuroLeadership; etc. He has also consulted and conducted research widely for major corporations, such as Siemens, ThyssenKrupp, Bayer, BASF, SAP, Microsourcing, or International Air Transport Association; as well as governmental agencies in the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland, and Turkey.
Research Interests
Thomas Rockstuhl's research expertise is in the area of international organizational behavior, focusing on the development and validation of corpuses of cultural stimuli to assess intercultural situational judgment and on the role of culture and cultural intelligence in the domains of leadership and multicultural teams.

His specific research areas of interest are as follows:

1. Cultural Intelligence - Measurement, Developmental Interventions, and Impact
2. Emotion Recognition –Vocal & Facial Emotion Expressions Across Cultures
3. Global Leadership - The Role of Culture and Cultural Intelligence on Leadership Effectiveness
4. Multicultural Teams - Factors Affecting Interpersonal Trust in Culturally Diverse Teams
Current Projects
  • Cultural Intelligence And Innovation In Global Contexts
Selected Publications
  • Rockstuhl, T., & Shore, L. (2018). Differential Mechanisms of POS Effects Across Cultures: A 42-Nation Meta-Analysis. the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Meeting.
  • Rockstuhl, T. (2017). Situational construals: Key to assessments of personality-situation interplay. European Journal of Personality, 31(5), 481-482.
  • Rockstuhl, T., & Shore, L. (2017, August). Still Reciprocating After 30 Years? Temporal Trends in LMX Relationships. Paper presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.
  • Rockstuhl, T., Ng, K. Y., Presbitero A., & Ang, S. (2017, August). That's Familiar! Testing a Theory of Recognition Primed Decision-Making in Global Work Performance. Paper presented at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.
  • Rockstuhl, T., & Lievens, F. (2017, April). Putting judging situations back in SJTs: New evidence and innovation. Paper presented at Symposium to be chaired at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

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