Elisabeth Marie Burkhart


External PhD

Chair of Management Accounting


Daimler AG

The InnoLab

Konsul-Smidt-Straße 8L

28217 Bremen


Phone: +49 176 30965489


Elisabeth Burkhart studied Psychology with major fields of study in Work and Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology and Clinical Psychology at the universities of Mannheim and Trier. She spent semesters abroad at La Sapienza University in Rome and at Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius.

In 2015 Elisabeth Burkhart conducted with some colleagues a stakeholder analysis on the topic of leadership in reduced working time (FIRA) at the chair for Business Psychology at University of Trier in cooperation with an institute for recruiting. In 2016 she worked as an intern at the European Leadership Development at BASF SE in Ludwigshafen.

During her studies she was employed as a graduate assistant at Klaus Tschira Foundation in Heidelberg and at the outpatient clinic Otto Selz Insitute at the University of Mannheim.

Since October 2017 Elisabeth Burkhart is working as a PhD candidate at The InnoLab for Organizational Development of Daimler AG in Bremen.


Research Interests

  • Impacts of Megatrands on Organizational Development
  • Decisions under Uncertainty and Antifragility
  • New Leadership


  • Modlzio, T., Ellwart, T. Hofer, A., Burkhart, E.M., Endres, E.C., Henn, S., Kaup, C.G., Merz, S. & Rynek, M. (2016). Führen in reduzierter Arbeitszeit – Chancen und Risiken für die Personalarbeit der Zukunft. Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell. Zeitschrift für Personalmanagement, 1, 13-16.