Global teamwork (Teamwork in teams with multicultural background that are geographically dispersed)
Qualitative Research Methods (Grounded Theory, Ethnography, Participant Observation, Interviewing, Research Design, Qualitative Methods for Cross-cultural Research)
Quantitative Research Methods (Meta-analysis, Moderated Regression, Replication, Restricted variance)
Scholarship of Teaching, Learning and Education (Management Education, Reflexivity, Cross-cultural management, International teamwork)
Trust in teams (Trust building and maintenance in temporary work groups and international work groups)
Dr. Tine Köhler is Associate Professor for International Business in the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She received her Pre-Diploma from the Philipps-University Marburg in Germany and her MA and PhD degrees from George Mason University in the USA. Before joining the University of Melbourne, she worked at the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group, USA) as a consultant for leadership development. Her research focuses on Global Teamwork and Research Methods. Her main research interests are in the area of cross-cultural management, cross-cultural communication and coordination, group processes, trust, and motivation, qualitative research methods, meta-analysis and regression.
Dr. Köhler is an Associate Editor at Organizational Research Methods and former Associate Editor at Academy of Management Learning and Education. She is an editorial board member of Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Management Education, Small Group Research, and the Research Methods in Strategy and Management book series (Emerald publishers). She further reviews for the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the Canadian Journal of Administrative Science. Her work has appeared in the Journal of International Business Studies, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and Small Group Research. She has further published book chapters and papers in conference proceedings on global teamwork and on research methods and statistics. She regularly presents her work at prestigious international conferences and holds teamwork and research methods workshops around the world. Dr. Köhler serves on the International A
European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology.
Member 2017 -
Academy of International Business.
Member 2009 -
Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management.
Member 2009 -
European Group of Organization Studies.
Member 2008 -
Interdisciplinary Network of Group Researchers.
Member 2008 -
American Psychological Association.
Member 2006 -
Academy of Management.
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Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
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Dr. Köhler has previously held a grant awarded by the National Science Foundation to study cultural differences in coordination behaviors in global construction engineering teams. She also received multiple grants by the University of Melbourne and by George Mason University to support her research projects. She further received travel stipends and scholarships from the American Psychological Association, the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, and the Fulbright Commission.
Education and training
George Mason University 2009
George Mason University 2004
Philipps-Universitat Marburg 2000
Awards and honors
Best Reviewer Award, Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management – Management Education and Training Stream,
Outstanding Reviewer Award, Academy of Management – Management Education and Development Division,
Best Paper Award at the Standing Track of Expatriate Management at the EURAM 2017 Conference (Runner-up), Journal of Global Mobility,
PhD Outstanding Alumni Award, IOPSA,
Careers Division Best Symposium Award (Runner-up), Academy of Management,
Dean's Award for Research Excellence, University of Melbourne,
Management Education Division Global Forum Best Symposium Award (Winner), Academy of Management,
Best Paper Award at the Standing Track of Expatriate Management at the EURAM 2016 Conference (Winner), Journal of Global Mobility,
Outstanding Editorial Board Reviewer Award, Academy of Management Learning and Education,
Edwin A. Fleishman Dissertation Award, George Mason University,
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award, George Mason University - Colleage of the Humanities and Social Sciences,
Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Commission,
Book Scholarship, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes,