Publications

  1. Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
  2. Other Publications
  3. Scientific Reports
  4. Conference Papers & Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Bribery, PSM, and SVO Maasland, C., & Weißmüller, K.S. (2022). ‘Blame the Machine? Insights from an Experiment on Algorithm Aversion and Blame Avoidance in Computer-aided Human Resource Management.’ Frontiers in Psychology - Organizational Psychology. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2022.779028/abstract [Open Access]


Public Value at Crosspoints: A Comparative Study on Employer Attractiveness of Public, Private, and Nonprofit Organizations Ritz, A., Weißmüller, K.S., & Meynhardt, T. (accepted). Public Value at Crosspoints: A Comparative Study on Employer Attractiveness of Public, Private, and Nonprofit Organizations.’ Review of Public Personnel Administration, https://doi.org/10.1177/0734371X221098153.


Wenn Mitarbeitende Mitarbeitende entlassen Meyerhofer, U., Ritz, A., Weißmüller, K.S. (accepted). ‘Wenn Mitarbeitende Mitarbeitende entlassen: Personalabbau im Konsent.’ zfo Zeitschrift Führung + Organisation, XX (X). [Preprint]


Satisficing or Maximizing in Public-Private Partnerships? Weißmüller, K.S., Bouwman, R., & Vogel, R. (2021). ‘Satisficing or Maximizing in Public-Private Partnerships? A Laboratory Experiment on Strategic Bargaining.’ Public Management Review. https://doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2021.2013072 [Preprint]


Would you Bribe your Lecturer? Weißmüller, K.S. & De Waele, L. (2021). ‘Would you Bribe your Lecturer? A Quasi-experimental Study on Burnout and Bribery in Higher Education.’ Research in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11162-021-09669-1 [Open Access]


Publicness and Micro-Level Risk Behaviour Weißmüller, K.S. (2022). ‘Publicness and Micro-Level Risk Behaviour: Experimental Evidence on Stereotypical Discounting Behaviour.’ Public Management Review, 24(4): 601-630 https://doi.org/10.1080/14719037.2020.1862287. [Preprint]


Bribery, PSM, and SVO De Waele, L., Weißmüller, K.S., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2021). ‘Bribery and the role of public service motivation and social value orientation. A multi-site experimental study in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands.’ Frontiers in Psychology - Organizational Psychology. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.655964/full [Open Access]


Public Service Motivation and Prosocial Rule-Breaking Weißmüller, K.S., De Waele, L., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2022). ‘Public Service Motivation and Prosocial Rule-Breaking – An international vignettes study in Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands.’ Review of Public Personnel Administration, 42(2): 258-286. https://doi.org/10.1177/0734371X20973441. [Preprint]


Sector-specific associations, trust, and survival of PPPs Weißmüller, K.S. & Vogel, R. (2021). ‘Sector-specific associations, trust, and survival of PPPs: A behavioral experiment based on the centipede game.’ Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 31(3): 578–595. https://doi.org/10.1093/jopart/muaa050. [Preprint]


Lehren als zentrale Aufgabe der Wissenschaft - 3 Thesen Weißmüller, K.S. (2020). ‘Lehren als zentrale Aufgabe der Wissenschaft: Drei Thesen zu Ideal und Realität’. Impact Free: Journal für freie Bildungswissenschaftler 32, 1-8, https://doi.org/10.25592/impactfree32.


Zwei Thesen zum disruptiven Potenzial von OER für öffentliche Hochschulen Weißmüller, K.S. (2020). ‘Zwei Thesen zum disruptiven Potenzial von OER für öffentliche Hochschulen‘. Impact Free: Journal für freie Bildungswissenschaftler 28, 1-9, https://doi.org/10.25592/impactfree28.


Gambling Spending and Its Concentration on Problem Gamblers Fiedler, I., Kairouz, S., Costes, J.-M., & Weißmüller, K.S. (2019). ‘Gambling Spending and Its Concentration on Problem Gamblers.’ Journal of Business Research 98 (5): 82-91, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.01.040. [Preprint]


Over de bureaucratische paradox De Waele, L. & Weißmüller, K.S. (2019). ‘Over de bureaucratische paradox en de effecten van Public Service Motivation op corruptie.’ Vlaams Tijdschrift voor Overheidsmanagement (Flemish Journal of Public Management) 24 (2): 43-56, http://vtom.be/table_of_content.aspx?sy=2019&pn=2. [Preprint]

Other peer-reviewed Publications

Netzwerk-FallstudieWeißmüller, K.S. (2021). ‘Thema: Organisationale Identifikation (Fallstudie 29)’ (p. 495-498), https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-31068-4_58. In Adrian Ritz, Rudolf Blankart, Claus Jacobs, Andreas Lienhard, Doina Radulescu, & Fritz Sager (Eds.), Praxisfälle zu Public Management und Verwaltungswissenschaft – Ein multidisziplinärer Ansatz mit konzeptionellen Bausteinen, ISBN: 978-3-658-31067-7, Wiesbaden: Springer-Gabler.

Motivation-Fallstudien Weißmüller, K.S. (2021). ‘Fallstudie 29: Krisenmodus! Motivation und Identifikation bei befristet Beschäftigten?’(p. 289-298), https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-31068-4_30. In Adrian Ritz, Rudolf Blankart, Claus Jacobs, Andreas Lienhard, Doina Radulescu, & Fritz Sager (Eds.), Praxisfälle zu Public Management und Verwaltungswissenschaft – Ein multidisziplinärer Ansatz mit konzeptionellen Bausteinen, ISBN: 978-3-658-31067-7, Wiesbaden: Springer-Gabler.

Motivation-Fallstudien Weißmüller, K.S. & Künzler, Philippe. (2021). ‘Thema: Netzwerke als hybride Organisationsform (Fallstudie 21)’ (p. 441-449), https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-31068-4_50. In Adrian Ritz, Rudolf Blankart, Claus Jacobs, Andreas Lienhard, Doina Radulescu, & Fritz Sager (Eds.), Praxisfälle zu Public Management und Verwaltungswissenschaft – Ein multidisziplinärer Ansatz mit konzeptionellen Bausteinen, ISBN: 978-3-658-31067-7, Wiesbaden: Springer-Gabler.

Motivation-FallstudienWeißmüller, K.S. & Künzler, P. (2021). ‘Fallstudie 21: Vernetzt kompetent: Grundlagen des Netzwerks- und Kooperations-managements für die öffentliche Verwaltung’ (p. 207-214), https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-31068-4_22. In Adrian Ritz, Rudolf Blankart, Claus Jacobs, Andreas Lienhard, Doina Radulescu, & Fritz Sager (Eds.), Praxisfälle zu Public Management und Verwaltungswissenschaft – Ein multidisziplinärer Ansatz mit konzeptionellen Bausteinen, ISBN: 978-3-658-31067-7, Wiesbaden: Springer-Gabler.


PhD thesis Weißmüller, K.S. (2020). ‘Risk In Public Private Partnerships: Behavioral Experiments on Risk Preference, Risk Perception, and Risk Participation.’ Doctoral thesis at the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Social Sciences, University of Hamburg, 1st advisor: Prof Dr. Rick Vogel, 2nd advisor: Prof. Dr. Andreas Lange. https://ediss.sub.uni-hamburg.de/handle/ediss/8556


MA thesis Weißmüller, K.S.(2019) ‘New Public Management in Higher Education – Exploring the origins of the paradigm shift in senior executives’ austerity strategies across 18 European countries.’ Master’s thesis in Higher Education (M.A., with distinction) at the Hamburg Center for University Teaching and Learning (HUL), University of Hamburg, 1st advisor: Prof. Dr. K. Mayerberger, 2nd advisor: Prof. Dr. C. Bohndick. https://doi.org/10.25592/uhhfdm.119. [Full Version]

Scientific Reports and Consulting

Ehrenkodex Schweiz Ritz, A., Weißmüller, K.S., Kalbermatten, C. (2021). Evaluation Zertifizierungsverfahren Ehrenkodex Schweiz und Vergleich mit dem ZEWO-Gütesiegel. Evaluationsbericht zuhanden Stiftung Ehrenkodex. Kompetenzzentrum für Public Management, Universität Bern.



Conference Papers & Presentations

  1. Fischer, C., & Weißmüller, K.S. (2021). ‘Hiding, Ignoring, Sharing, Correcting: Handling Errors in Public Organizations.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, PSG XXII: Behavorial Public Administration, 7.-10.09.2021, Brussels, Belgium.
  2. Weißmüller, K.S., & Rometsch, S.C. (2021). ‘Public and private sector associations: Mapping civil servants' tacit dimensions of sector-specific sentiment in Switzerland, the US, and Germany.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, PSG XXII: Behavorial Public Administration, 7.-10.09.2021, Brussels, Belgium.
  3. Seidemann, I., & Weißmüller, K.S. (2021). ‘Flipping the Coin: A SLR on Causes and Consequences of Workforce Ho-mogeneity in the Public Sector.’ 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), 29.07.-04.08.2021, online.
  4. Weißmüller, K.S., De Waele, L., van Witteloostuijn, A., et al. (2021). ‘Client discrimination by bureaucratic rule breaking – A multi-country experimental study on the role of politico-administrative traditions’, Public Management Research Conference, University of Hawai’I at Mānoa, 23.-26.06.2021, online.
  5. De Waele, L., Weißmüller, K.S., van Witteloostuijn, A., et al. (2021). ‘Regimes of Rule Breaking – A 14-country experi-mental study on the relation of politico-administrative traditions with client discrimination in bureaucracies’, accepted for presentation at the Social Equity and Public Administration: The Behavioral Perspective at the School of Public Affairs, American University, 30.04.-01.05.2021, Washington, D.C., & online.
  6. Weißmüller, K.S., De Waele, L., van Witteloostuijn, A., Ritz, A., Christensen, R., Su, Tsai-Tsu, & Walker, R. (2021). ‘Cor-ruptibility and Moral Disengagement: Behavioral Evidence on Asymmetries across Public, Private, and Hybrid Contexts’, 23rd International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference, P3 Behavioral and Experimental Public Management, 20.04.-23.04.2021, online.
  7. Ritz, A., Weißmüller, K.S., & Meynhardt, T. (2021). ‘Public Value at Crosspoints: A Comparative Study on Employer Attractiveness of Public, Private, and Nonprofit Organizations’, 23rd International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference, P25 Public Service Motivation, 20.04.-23.04.2021, online.
  8. Weißmüller, K.S., Bouwman, R., & Vogel, R. (2020). ‘Satisficing or Maximizing in Public-Private Partnerships? A laboratory experiment on strategic negotiation’, Public Administration Review Symposium Conference - Decision-Making in Public Organizations: The continued relevance of "Administrative Behavior", 5.-6.12.2020, London, UK & online.
  9. Weißmüller, K.S., van Witteloostuijn, A., De Waele, L., et al. (2020). ‘Tolerating bribery in public, private, and hybrid organizations. Behavioral Evidence from four Replication Studies’, Four Fridays for Corruption: Bribery, Anti-social Behaviour and Local Governance, 27.11.2020, University College London, United Kingdom, & online.
  10. Ritz, A., Meynhardt, T., & Weißmüller, K.S. (2020). ‘The public value of public organizations.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, PSG III Public Personnel Management, 04.09.-06.09.2020, Budapest, Hungary & online.
  11. Weißmüller, K.S., van Witteloostuijn, A., De Waele, L., et al. (2020). ‘Tolerating Bribery in Public, Private, and Hybrid Organizations – Behavioral Evidence from a Nine-country Multi-lab Experimental Study’, Accepted for presentation at the 24th International Public Management Network (IPMN) Conference, 8.-10.07.2020, Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea & online.
  12. Weißmüller, K.S., van Witteloostuijn, A., De Waele, L. & Ritz, A. (2020). ‘CORRUPTION IN PUBLIC, PRIVATE, AND HYBRID ORGANIZATIONS - Behavioral Evidence on the Context Dependency of Tolerating Bribery from a 10-country Experimental Study.’ 23rd International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference, P3 Behavioral and Experimental Public Management, 22.04.-24.04.2020, Tampere, Finland & online.
  13. Ritz, A., Steijn, A. J. (Bram), Weißmüller, K.S., & Alfes, K. (2020). ‘Critical life events as antecedents of public employees’ engagement and burnout.’ 23rd International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference, P42 SIG Public Service Motivation, 22.04.-24.04.2020, Tampere, Finland & online.
Earlier conferences (2015-2019) ...
  1. Ritz, A., Weißmüller, K.S., De Waele, L. & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2019). ‘PSM and Deviant Behavior: Findings from a Comparative Multi-lab Research Project.’ Plenary Keynote ‘Elevating Public Service Motivation’ Conference at Brigham Young University, 25.-28.09.2019, Aspen Grove, Sundance, UT, USA.
  2. Ritz, A., A. J. (Bram) Steijn, Weißmüller, K.S., & Kerstin Alfes (2019). ‘Critical life events as antecedents of public employees’ engagement and burnout.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, PSG III, 11.09.-13.09.2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  3. Weißmüller, K.S. & Ritz, A. (2019). ‘New Public Management in Higher Education – Exploring the role of neo-classical vs. Public value-oriented paradigms of leadership with senior executives across 18 European countries.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, PSG XX, 11.09.-13.09.2018, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  4. Weißmüller, K.S., Bouwman, R., & Vogel, R. (2019). ‘Strategic Negotiation Behavior in Public-Private Partnerships.’ VHB Pfingsttagung, WK ÖBWL, 13.-14.06.2019, Rostock, Germany.
  5. De Waele, L., Weißmüller, K.S., van Witteloostuijn, A., Cannaerts, N., Coreynen, W., Philipsen, J., & Vanderstraeten, J. (2019). ‘Connecting Bribery, Public Service Motivation, and Social Value Orientation. A multi-site experimental study in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.’ 23rd International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference 2019, 16.-18.04.2019, Wellington, New Zealand.
  6. Weißmüller, K.S., Bouwman, R., & Vogel, R. (2018). ‘Risk sharing in Public-Private Partnerships. An Experimental Study on Negotiation Behavior and the Publicness Bias.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, PSG XXII, 05.09.-07.09.2018, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  7. Weißmüller, K., De Waele, L., van Witteloostuijn, A. (2018). ‘The Paradox of Public Bureaucracies: Discriminatory bureaucrats in non-discriminatory bureaucracies.ECPR General Conference 2018, Section S73: The Politics of Bureaucracy, 22.08.-25.08.2018, Hamburg, Germany.
  8. De Waele, L., Weißmüller, K.S., van Witteloostuijn, A. (2018). ‘The Paradox of Public Bureaucracies: Discriminatory bureaucrats in non-discriminatory bureaucracies.’ 78th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), 10.08.-14.08.2018, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  9. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2018.12966abstract.
  10. De Waele, L., Weißmüller, K.S., van Witteloostuijn, A. (2018). ‘The Paradox of Public Bureaucracies: Discriminatory bureaucrats in non-discriminatory bureaucracies.’ EURAM Conference 2018, Public and Non-Profit Management, Best Paper Award, 20.06.-23.06.2018, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  11. Weißmüller, K.S. (2018). ‘Unconscious Biases in PPP Performance Evaluation. A framing experiment on the adverse effects of affect misattribution.’ Public Management Research Conference (PMRC) 2018, 31.05.-02.06.2018, Singapore, Singapore.
  12. Weißmüller, K.S. & Vogel, R. (2018). ‘The Impact of Trust in Strategic Partners on PPP survival: An experimental study.’ 22nd International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference 2018, 11.-13.04.2018, Edinburgh, Great Britain.
  13. Weißmüller, K.S. (2017). ‘Measuring Unconscious Negativity Toward the Public Sector: Introducing the Affective Misattribution Procedure (AMP) to Public Administration Research.’ 2017 Netherlands Institute of Governance (NIG) Annual Work Conference – Panel 1 “Behavioral Public Administration”, 08.-09.11.2017, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
  14. Weißmüller, K.S. & Vogel, R. (2017). ‘A Self-fulfilling Prophecy? Public sector framing effects on negotiation efficiency.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, 30.08.-01.09.2017, Milano, Italy.
  15. Weißmüller, K.S. (2017). ‘Risk sharing in non-cooperative games: An experimental study on the dynamic ecologies of risk preferences in PPPs.’ 21st International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference 2017, 19.-21.04.2017, Budapest, Hungary.
  16. Weißmüller, K.S. (2016). ‘The Asymmetric Nature of the Anti-Public Sector Bias: Evidence from a Framing Experiment.’ 2016 Netherlands Institute of Governance (NIG) Annual Work Conference – Panel 9 “Behavioral Public Administration”, 24.-25.11.2016, Antwerp, Belgium.
  17. Weißmüller, K.S. (2016). ‘Risk in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs): Behavioral experiments on Risk Preference, Risk Perception, and Risk Participation.’ Academy Colloquium “Behavioral Public Administration” at the Dutch Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), 03.-5.11.2016, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  18. Weißmüller, K.S. (2016). ‘Time perceptions and cross-sectoral team efficiency: Experimental evidence on sector-specific delay discounting behavior.’ 2016 IIAS-IASIA Joint Congress, 20.-23.09.2016, Chengdu, PR China.
  19. Weißmüller, K.S. (2016). ‘Delay and probability discounting in pathological gamblers with and without a history of mental disorder.’ Deutscher Suchtkongress 2016, 05.-07.09.2016, Berlin, Germany, [Poster].
  20. Weißmüller, K.S. (2016). ‘Experimental evidence on asymmetries in delay discounting between public and private sector employees.’ European Group for Public Administration (EGPA) Annual Conference, nominee for best paper award, 24.-26.08.2016, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  21. Weißmüller, K.S. (2016). ‘The Grass is Greener on the Other Side: Experimental Evidence on the Asymmetric Nature of the Anti-Public Sector Bias and the Heuristic Formation of Public Opinion.’ IPSA 24th World Congress of Political Sciences, 23.-28.07.2016, Poznan, Poland.
  22. Weißmüller, K.S. (2016). ‘Asymmetries in risk preferences and risk behavior between public and private sector employees: Experimental evidence on sector-specific probability discounting.’ 20th International Research Society on Public Management (IRSPM) Conference 2016, 13.-15.04.2016, Hong Kong, PR China.
  23. Weißmüller, K.S. (2015). ‘A Neuro-economic Perspective on Social Gaming and Social Gambling.’ Best-Poster-Award, Summer Interactive Symposium – Research 2.0, 08.-11.06.2015 Research Chair on Gambling, Concordia University, Montréal (Quebec), Canada.
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