Prof. Dr. Andreas Hack

Visiting Professor at the Research and Teaching Department for Management of Family Businesses


Alfred-Herrhausen-Str. 48
58448 Witten

Professor Dr. Andreas Hack has been visiting proessor at WIFU since 2012. He has been working at the interface between economics and psychology for many years. His focus is on areas such as justice, motivation, emotions, interpersonal relations and their effects on economic activity. He studied at Regensburg University and Copenhagen Business School in Denmark and gained his PhD at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management and habilitated at Dortmund Technical University. He held the Chair for Family Businesses and was director of the INTES Institute for Family Businesses at WHU until mid-2012. He has been co-director of the Institute of Organisation and Personnel (IOP) at Bern University.

Main areas of work, research and interest

  • Innovation and leadership in family businesses
  • Human resources and organisation, in particular the way family businesses are perceived by employees, banks, suppliers, and other important stakeholder groups.

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