Prof. Dr. Stefan Schembera



Assistant Professor, Radboud University, Nijmegen
Email: s.schembera<at>



Curriculum Vitae (PDF, 187 KB)

List of Publications (PDF, 123 KB)


Short Bio



Assistant Professor of Business Administration - Responsible Organization, Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

07/2015 – 12/2019

Senior Research Fellow
Chair for Foundations of Business Administration and Theories of the Firm, University of Zurich.

11/2016 – 03/2017

Guest researcher

UQ Business School, University of Queensland

07/2012 – 07/2015

Research Assistant and PhD Candidate
Chair for Foundations of Business Administration and Theories of the Firm, University of Zurich.

01/2013 – 04/2013

Research stay, University of Sydney, Sydney (Australia)
Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies (WOS)

06/2010 – 07/2013

Project Assistant Accreditation
Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and IT
University of Zurich

10/2004 – 04/2010

Diploma in Business Administration
Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen (Germany)

09/2009 – 12/2009

Visiting student
Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, Lyon (France),
Institut d’Administration des Entreprises (IAE)

09/2007 – 04/2008

Visiting student
Queen's University, School of Business, Kingston (Canada)

  • Organizational legitimacy
  • Organizational corruption
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Global governance
  • UN Global Compact
  • Institutional complexity

  • Schembera, S. (2018). Implementing corporate social responsibility: Empirical insights on the impact and accountability of the UN Global Compact. Business & Society, 57(5), 783–825.

  • Schembera, S., & Scherer, A. G., (2017). Organizational strategies in the context of legitimacy loss: Radical versus gradual responses to disclosed corruption. Strategic Organization, 15: 301–337.

  • Schembera, S., (2016). Implementing corporate social responsibility: Empirical insights on the impact of the UN Global Compact on its business participants. Business & Society, Online First.

  • View my working papers at SSRN.