Short CV/Education and training

  • 1986
    Final high school examination/ Overall Maturity Certificate (Abitur)

  • 1991
    University degree in Psychology at the Technical University Aachen, Diploma

  • 1991 – 1992
    Scientific assistant at the institute for psychology at the Technical University Aachen, project´s title: CAT (= computer adaptive testing) "Test item prototypes for the traits memory and orientation"

  • 1992 – 1993
    Research associate within the EU-program FORCE "Qualifizierung zum Einsatz suggestopädischer Lehrmethoden in der betrieblichen Weiterbildung" (A qualification program to adopt suggestopedic teaching methods for vocational training) in co-operation with Audi AG, Neckarsulm

  • 1994
    Doctor´s degree of Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Kassel, at the department of ergonomics and vocational training

  • 1996 – 2002
    Post-doctorate at the Institute for Psychology at the Technical University Aachen, research focus: personnel development and training, organizational learning, information and communication technologies for vocational training and human resource development

  • 2002 – 2005
    University Lecturer at the Chair of Organizational Psychology at the University St. Gallen, Switzerland

  • 2005 – 2008
    Assistant Professor (SNF-Förderungsprofessur) for Psychology at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

  • 2008 – 2014
    Full Professor in Business and Organizational Psychology at the University of Duisburg-Essen

  • Since 2014
    Chair in business psychology, within the Department of Work and Organizational Psychology at Ruhr University Bochum

Selected publications

  • von der Heyde, A., Brandhorst, S. & Kluge, A. (2015). The impact of safety audit timing and framing of the production outcomes on safety-related rule violations in a simulated production environment Safety Science, 77, 205-213

  • von der Heyde, A., Brandhorst, S. & Kluge A. (2015). The impact of the accuracy of information about audit probabilities on safety related rule-violations and the bomb crater effect. Safety Science 74 (2015) 160–171.

  • Kluge, A. (2014) The acquisition of knowledge and skills for taskwork and teamwork to control complex technical systems. A cognitive and macroergonomics Perspective. Springer: Dortrecht.

  • Kluge, A. & Frank, B. (2014). Counteracting skill decay: Four refresher interventions and their effect on skill retention in a simulated process control task. Ergonomics. 57(2), 175-190.

  • Ritzmann, S., Hagemann, V. & Kluge, A. (2014). The Training Evaluation Inventory (TEI) – Evaluation of Training Design and Measurement of Training Outcomes for Predicting Training Success. Vocations and Learning, 7 (1), 41-73.

  • Kluge, A., Badura, B., & Rietz, C. (2013). Communicating production outcomes as gains or losses, operator skill and their effects on safety-related violations in a simulated production context. Journal of Risk Research, 16(10), 1241-1258.

  • Putz, D., Schilling, J., Kluge, A. & Stangenberg, C. (2012). Measuring organizational learning from errors: Development and validation of an integrated model and questionnaire. Management Learning 1350507612444391, erstmals am 11 Juni 2012 veröffentlicht, unter doi:10.1177/1350507612444391

  • Hagemann, V., Kluge, A. & Ritzmann, S. (2012). Flexibility under Complexity: Work Contexts, Task Profiles and Team Processes of High Responsibility Teams. Employee Relations, 34(3), 322-338.

  • Ritzmann, S., Kluge, A., Hagemann, V. & Tanner, M. (2011). Integrating Safety and Crew Resource Management (CRM) Aspects in the Recurrent Training of Cabin Crew Members. Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors, 1, 45-51.

  • Hagemann, V., Kluge, A. & Ritzmann, S. (2011). High Responsibility Teams – Eine systematische Analyse von Teamarbeitskontexten. Psychologie des Alltagshandelns, 4, 22-42

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie, DGPs

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society – Europe Chapter

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Process consultancy for the implementation of partly autonomous work groups, especially conceptual design, launch and evaluation of implementation strategies

  • Change Management Skills

  • Taining and Personell Development Skills


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