Prof. Dr. Christine Harbring has held the Chair of Organization at RWTH Aachen University since October 2010. Christine Harbring studied economics at the University of Bonn as well as in Münster and Paris. In 2000 she joined the Chair of Personnel and Organizational Economics at the University of Bonn as a research assistant, where she successfully completed her doctorate in 2003. In 2004/2005, Prof. Harbring worked as a consultant at Towers Perrin in Frankfurt and was involved in projects focusing on leadership and corporate development. In 2005 Prof. Harbring received a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) to conduct a research project on “On Trust and Performance Management in Organizations” at the University of Cologne, where she completed her habilitation in 2009. In 2010 she was appointed to the Chair of Human Resource Management at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.