Visiting Lecturer 

Dr. Sebastian Fuchs
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Dr. Sebastian Fuchs


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E-Mail: sebastian.fuchs@mercer.com


Dr. Sebastian Fuchs is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Potsdam and the module leader for ‘Human Resource Management: Enhancing Performance in the Workplace’ and ‘Organizational Behavior: Understanding People in the Workplace’. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from King’s College London, a M.Sc. in Human Resource Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.A. in Human Resource Management and Marketing from Middlesex University. In his current role as Mercer’s Head of Workforce Advisory Practice IMETA and Head of Abu Dhabi, Dr. Fuchs advises clients on HR strategy development and implementation, HR transformation, talent management, organization design and change management. Prior to be working as a HR Consultant, Dr. Fuchs was a Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at Middlesex University in London.


Scientific publications

Scientific publications by Dr. Fuchs include the following:

  • Kudret, S., Edwards, M. R., & Fuchs, S. (in progress). Assessing the impact of insufficient error responding (IER) on the relationship between organizational identification and core work-related self-reported behaviors.
  • Fuchs, S., & Frühbuss, A. (2020). ‘The nature, efficacy and realisation of HR strategy’. In I. Roper, R. Prouska, & U. Chatrakul Na Ayudhya (eds.) Critical issues in human resource management: contemporary perspectives (2nd ed.) (85-102). London: Red Globe Press.
  • Fuchs, S., Prouska, R., & Psychogios, A. (2018). Enhancing service-oriented behaviors in an Asian business context: lessons from a Pakistani bank. Human Resource Research, 2, 73-94.
  • Thanacoody, P. R., Newman, A., & Fuchs, S. (2014). Affective commitment and turnover intentions among healthcare professionals: the role of emotional exhaustion and disengagement. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25, 1841-1857.
  • Fuchs, S., & Prouska, R. (2014). Creating positive employee change evaluation: the role of different levels of organizational support and change participation. Journal of Change Management, 14, 361-383.
  • Fuchs, S., & Edwards, M. R. (2012). Predicting pro-change behaviour: the role of perceived organisational justice and organisational identification. Human Resource Management Journal, 22, 39-59.
  • Fuchs, S. (2012). Understanding psychological bonds between individuals and organizations: the coalescence model of organizational identification. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Fuchs, S. (2011). The impact of manager and top management identification on the relationship between perceived organizational justice and change-oriented behavior. Leadership & Organization Development Journal, 32, 555-583.
  • Fuchs, S. (2010). ‘Critical issues in people resourcing (1): reconceptualising employee performance’. In I. Roper, R. Prouska & U. Chatrakul Na Ayudhya (eds.) Critical issues in human resource management (143-160). London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
  • Fuchs, S. (2010). ‘HRM in private services’. In I. Roper, R. Prouska & U. Chatrakul Na Ayudhya (eds.) Critical issues in human resource management (309-325). London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
  • Chase, P., & Fuchs, S. (2008). ‘Performance management and appraisal’. In M. Muller-Camen, R. Croucher & S. Leigh (eds.) Human resource management: a case study approach (221-241). London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.


Professional publications

Professional publications by Dr. Fuchs include the following:

  • Fuchs, S., & Melo, R. (2020). A way forward towards purposeful job titling. Mercer, CAREER Line of Business.
  • Nikolic, D., Kiewert, T., Fuchs, S., & Holt, K. (2017). Are you tracking your employees’   performance or confirming your own biases? EY, 5 Insights for Executives.
  • Fuchs, S., Kluckow, N., & Münch, A. (2015). Gerechter Wandel [Fair change]. Personalmagazin – Management, Recht und Organisation, 17, 44-47.
  • Fuchs, S., & Lorenz, R. (2015). Unternehmensidentifikation als Schlüssel zum Erfolg [Organizational identification as key to success]. Personalwirtschaft – Magazin für Human Resources, 10, 36-39.
  • Thoholte, N., & Fuchs, S. (2015). Hand in Hand zu erfolgreichen Veränderungsprojekten: Arbeitnehmervertreter einbinden [Hand in hand to successful change projects: include employee representatives]. Arbeit und Arbeitsrecht – Die Zeitschrift für das Personal-Management, 70, 98-100.
  • Fischer, S., & Fuchs, S. (2014). Wie man Veränderungen schon in der Planungsphase auf Erfolgskurs bringt [Enabling change from the beginning]. Zeitschrift für Betrieb und Personal (B+P), 6, 375-377.



Dr. Sebastian Fuchs
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