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Dr Katharina Bader

Associate Professor

Department: Newcastle Business School

Dr. Katharina Bader joined Northumbria University in January 2019. Her research focusses on diversity management and expatriate management and her special interest lies in international and comparative studies. Before moving to the UK, she has lived and conducted research in several countries including Canada, Germany, India and Japan. Her studies have been published in international, peer-reviewed journals such as Human Resource Management and The International Journal of Human Resource Management and she has received several awards for her work. Before her academic career, she gained experience in the private sector where she worked as a leadership development manager and a trainer.

Katharina Bader

Research Themes and Scholarly Interests

Diversity management

Working mothers


Key Publications

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  • ‘I find it daunting…that I’m gonna have to deal with this until sixty’: Extended working lives and the sustainable employability of operational firefighters, Egdell, V., Hussein, R., Harrison, D., Bader, A., Wilson, R. 25 Jul 2021, In: Work, Employment and Society
  • One way or another? An international comparison of expatriate performance management in multinational companies, Bader, A., Bader, B., Froese, F., Sekiguchi, T. 16 Jun 2021, In: Human Resource Management
  • Retaining repatriates: the role of career derailment upon repatriation and how it can be mitigated, Breitenmoser, A., Bader, A. 12 Apr 2021, In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • Can we release the brake on the career re-entry of mothers?: A UK perspective, Bader, A., Blenkinsopp, J. 19 May 2020, Career Dynamics in a Global World, Cheltenham, Edwin Elgar
  • Foreign and domestic company attractiveness to host national employees in Japan: A person–organization fit and image theory perspective, Peltokorpi, V., Bader, A., Froese, F. 1 Dec 2019, In: International Journal of Selection and Assessment
  • Promoting gender equality in a challenging environment: The case of Scandinavian subsidiaries in Japan, Kemper, L., Bader, A., Froese, F. 4 Feb 2019, In: Personnel Review
  • Terrorism and expatriates' withdrawal cognitions: Differential role of the work and non-work domains, Bader, A., Reade, C., Froese, F. 17 Jun 2019, In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management
  • The dark side of expatriation: dysfunctional relationships, expatriate crises, predjudice and a VUCA world, Bader, B., Schuster, T., Bader, A., Shaffer, M. 10 Jun 2019, In: Journal of Global Mobility
  • Who promotes a value-in-diversity perspective?: A fuzzy set analysis of executives’ individual and organizational characteristics, Bader, A., Kemper, L., Froese, F. 1 Mar 2019, In: Human Resource Management
  • Clash of cultures? German expatriates' work-life boundary adjustment in South Korea, Bader, A., Froese, F., Kraeh, A. 2018, In: European Management Review

Professional Activity


  • Business Administration PhD May 15 2012
  • Education (other/general) Diploma November 13 2007

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