Prof. Dr. Anja Schmitz

Pforzheim University

Teaching at Pforzheim University in the field of Human Resource Management/HRM, research and consulting with a focus on New Learning, New Work and Employee Experience.

Prof. Dr. Anja Schmitz is Professor of Human Resource Management/HRM at Pforzheim University and currently Dean of the HRM Master’s programme.
She has many years of practical experience in the field of human resource management, both from an internal corporate perspective and from an external consulting perspective with a focus on human resources and organisational development. She researches and consults on Learning Ecosystems, New Learning, New Work and Employee Experience. A particular focus is on the connection between the transformation of the world of work and organisational or individual learning. More detailed information on this can be found, for example, in the book published together with Jan Foelsing: New Work braucht New Learning (Springer, 2021) and at She is active in the HR community as an advisor to Zukunft Personal and the OEB Global Advisory Board.


Publications on IFBB topics (selection):

Foelsing, J./Schmitz, A. (2021): New Work braucht New Learning: Eine Perspektivreise durch die Transformation unserer Organisations- und Lernwelten. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

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