Academic Profile

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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
Selected Publications
  • 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.
  • Rockstuhl, T., Barros, V., & Ang, S. (2017, April). Situational judgment in intercultural SJTs: A replication with senior executives. Paper presented at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Eisenberger, R., Rockstuhl, T., & Shoss, M. (2016, August). Is the employee-organization relationship dying? Long-term perceived organizational support trends. Paper presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.
  • Laukka, P., Elfenbein, H. A., Thingujam, N. S., Rockstuhl, T., Iraki, F. K., Chui, W., & Althoff, J. (2016). The expression and recognition of emotions in the voice across five nations: A lens model analysis based on acoustic features. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 111, 686-705.
  • Rockstuhl, T., Kapil, V., & Ang, S. (2016, August). Are “Empathy-Thinking” and “Empathy-Feeling” the same? Clarifying empathy at work. Paper presented at Paper presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

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