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Prof. Dr. Mathias Schüz

Prof. Dr. Mathias Schüz

Prof. Dr. Mathias Schüz

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Department International Business
Theaterstrasse 17
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 68 71

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior letcturer, professor of responsible leadership, Institute for Organizational Viability (IOV)

Professional development teaching

Expertise and research interests

Responsible Leadership, applied business ethics, international strategic management, corporate responsibility and corporate culture, holistic risk and value management, company training programs, corporate universities.

Educational background

Studied physics, philosophy and pedagogics at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany; state examination for teaching at grammer schools (equivalent to Master's degree); doctorate degree (Dr. phil.) with a dissertation on philosophical consequences of modern physics in the work of Carl Friedrich v. Weizsäcker.

Professional milestones

trainee, key account manager at IBM, 1985-1987; senior director at Gerling Consulting Group in Cologne and Zurich, 1987-1990; co-initiator and member of the executive board of Gerling Academy for Risk Research, Zurich, 1990-2003; member of the executive committee of Gerling Academy Press; development and management of Gerling Corporate University,1990-2003; personal advisor of president of the board of directors and owner of the Gerling Insurance Group, Dr. Rolf Gerling, 1990-2003.
Consultant of president of board of directors Julius Bär Group, Dr. Thomas Bär, in regard with corporate culture development, 1996-1997.
Founder and chairman of LOGIC MANAGEMENT INVEST GmbH, since 2003.



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts
Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

- Die Einheit des Wirklichen - Carl Friedrich v. Weizsäckers Denkweg.Pfullingen/ Stuttgart: Neske-Klett.
- Risiko und Wagnis - Die Herausforderung der industriellen Welt, 2 Bände, Pfullingen/ Stuttgart: Neske-Klett.
- Werte - Risiko - Verantwortung. Dimnensionen des Value Managements. München: Gerling Akademie Verlag.