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Research Associate

Portrait Martin Buss
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Dr. Martin Buss

Email: mabuss[at]uni-potsdam.de

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Portrait Martin Buss
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Research Interests

Martin Buss does research on the effects of leadership on followers and teams. He has worked on numerous empirical research projects on the individual, dyadic, and team level of analysis. He is especially interested in visionary leadership, the effects of leadership on unethical behavior of followers, and quantitative data analysis with R.

Profile

Martin received a bachelor’s degree from the Berlin School of Economics and Law and a master’s degree from the University of Potsdam. After having worked in a large international pharmaceutical company for six years, he started his current position as a research associate and lecturer at the University of Potsdam in April 2018. In November 2021, Martin received a doctoral degree for his dissertation on “The Dark Side of Visionary Leadership” (summa cum laude).

Teaching

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management (exercise during winter term)
  • Bachelorprojekt (seminar during summer and winter term)
  • Master Research Seminar (seminar during summer term)

Conference Contributions (Peer-Reviewed)

  • Buss, M., Kearney, E., & Scholz, F. A. (2022, January). An antidote to uncertainty: How visionary leadership enhances meaningfulness and reduces turnover intentions in situations of high uncertainty. Paper accepted for presentation at the 20th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Glasgow, Scotland.
  • Ghosh, D., Kearney, E., Buss, M., & Shivhare, A (2021, August). Does contingent reward leadership enhance or diminish team creativity? Paper presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Virtual Meeting.
  • Buss, M. (2020, August). The future is yet to be told: The promise of combining visionary leadership with storytelling. Paper accepted for presentation at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM), Vancouver, Canada.
  • Buss, M., & Kearney, E. (2019, May). For the greater good: Does vision communication foster unethical behavior? Poster presented at the 19th Congress of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Torino, Italy.