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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

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Gender diversity management in foreign subsidiaries: A comparative study in Germany and Japan, Bader, A., Froese, F., Cooke, F., Schuster, T. 17 Dec 2021, In: Journal of International Management
  • ‘I Find it Daunting . . . That I’m Gonna Have to Deal with This until 60’: Extended Working Lives and the Sustainable Employability of Operational Firefighters , Egdell, V., Hussein, R., Harrison, D., Bader, A., Wilson, R. 15 Oct 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. 1 Sep 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
  • When Foreign Waves Hit Home Shores: Organizational Identification in Psychological Contract Breach‐Violation Relationships During International Assignments, Schuster, T., Bader, B., Bader, A., Rousseau, D. 27 Oct 2021, In: Journal of Organizational Behavior
  • 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

Professional Activity

PGR Supervision

  • Divya Vijayan Start Date: 01/10/2021 End Date: 05/11/2021
  • Carly Richards Start Date: 01/10/2021


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

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