Univ.-Prof. Dr. Christian Korunka

Universitätsstrasse 7 (NIG)

1010 Vienna, Austria

Room: D0605

T: +43-1-4277-47342


Research interests

Work in times of change, new demands in the world of work, new forms of work, work intensification, autonomy and competence requirements, work without boundaries, flexible work, industry 4.0, family businesses

Curriculum Vitae

Christian Korunka is the head of the Work and Organisational Psychology group at the Faculty of Psychology.

After receiving his doctorate in 1986, he started to examine processes of change in the world of work. In his habilitation (1987), he examined “Rahmenbedingungen der Arbeit mit modernen Informationstechnologien” (framework conditions of working with modern information technologies). For the last few years, his research has focused on new demands in the world of work and new forms of work. Another research focus is the investigation of psychological aspects of establishing businesses, business success and family businesses.

Christian Korunka has been visiting professor at the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison several times. He has several national and international research collaborations. His publications include about 25 books and editorial volumes, 85 journal articles and 80 contributions in editorial volumes. He has been involved in the organisation of 10 academic conferences and has held around 140 lectures at international conferences.

Christian Korunka is the Director of Doctoral Studies at the Faculty of Psychology and head of the university continuing education and training programme "Psychotherapeutisches Propädeutikum” (general introductory course in psychotherapy). He is a health psychologist, supervisor and person-centred psychotherapist.

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Schober, B. (Author), Korunka, C. (Author), Pelikan, E. (Author), Schöllbauer, J. (Author), Eder, B. (Author), Haider, C. (Author), Hubweber, M. (Author), Koesten, L. (Author), Metzler, E. (Author), Mir, A. (Author), Johanna Sophia, S. (Author), Uhlig, L. (Author), Vakavlieva, Z. (Author), Bettina, P. (Author), & Wally, B. (Author). (2024). Zukunft der Bildung im Kontext von Digitalisierung und Chancengerechtigkeit. Web publication

Straus, E., & Korunka, C. (2023). Materialistische oder altruistische Motive: Wie sollten grüne Unternehmensziele formuliert werden? In J. Fritz, & N. Tomaschek (Eds.), Partizipation : Das Zusammenwirken der Vielen für Demokratie, Wirtschaft und Umwelt (Vol. 12, pp. 127 - 143). Waxmann Verlag. University - Society - Industry: Beiträge zum lebensbegleitenden Lernen und Wissenstransfer

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