Vera Winter

  • Campusvej 55

    5230 Odense M


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Personal profile


Professional experience

Since 09/16 Associate Professor for Public Management at the Department of Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark

08/12–09/16 Assistant Professor for Business Administration, particularly Health Care Management, at the Hamburg Center for Health Economics, University of Hamburg

03/08–07/12 Research associate at the Department of General Business Administration, Public and Nonprofit Management, University of Mannheim

01/12–03/12 Research stay at the Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

Academic education

2008–2012 PhD at the Department for General Business Administration, Public and Nonprofit Management (Prof. Dr. Bernd Helmig) at the University of Mannheim

2002–2008 Diploma of business administration at the University of Mannheim

2005–2006 Term abroad at the Handelshögskolan Göteborg, Schweden

Memberships in academic organizations

Public Management Research Association (PMRA)

European Health Economics Association

German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband, DHV)

German Academic Association for Business Research (Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft, VHB)

German Society for Health Economics (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie, DGGÖ)

Research areas

  • Public Management
  • Health Reforms
  • Human Ressource Management
  • Strategic Management

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Benchmarking Medicine & Life Sciences
job demand Social Sciences
Snow Medicine & Life Sciences
absenteeism Social Sciences
Quality of Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Operating Rooms Medicine & Life Sciences
Absenteeism Medicine & Life Sciences
Nursing Homes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

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Examining the relationship between strategic HRM and hospital employees’ work attitudes: an analysis across occupational groups in public and private hospitals

Oppel, E-M., Winter, V. & Schreyögg, J., 9. Mar 2019, In : The International Journal of Human Resource Management. 30, 5, p. 794-814

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Human resource management
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Strategic HRM

Integrating Public Service Motivation in the Job-Demands-Resources Model: An Empirical Analysis to Explain Employees’ Performance, Absenteeism, and Presenteeism

Gross, H. P., Thaler, J. & Winter, V., 1. Jan 2019, In : International Public Management Journal. 22, 1, p. 176-206

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

job demand
public service

Board characteristics, governance objectives, and hospital performance: An empirical analysis of German hospitals

Thiel, A., Winter, V. & Büchner, V. A., 2018, In : Health Care Management Review. 43, 4, p. 282-292

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Organizational Objectives
Hospital performance
Board characteristics
Empirical analysis

Job demands, job resources, and behavior in times of sickness: An analysis across German nursing homes

Schneider, D., Winter, V. & Schreyögg, J., 2018, In : Health Care Management Review. 43, 4, p. 338-347

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Nursing Homes
Job demands
Nursing homes

Workplace social capital and absenteeism in the public sector

Pihl-Thingvad, S., Schelde Hansen, M., Voigt, S. W. & Winter, V., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalPaperResearch

Open Access

Activities 2012 2017

  • 17 Conference presentations
  • 15 Peer review of manuscripts
  • 3 Membership of commitees, commissions, boards, councils, associations, organisations, or similar

Public Service Motivation im Job Demands-Resources-Modell: Eine empirische Analyse zur Erklärung der individuellen Arbeitsleistung, Absentismus und Präsentismus

Vera Winter (Other), Julia Thaler (Other), Hellen P. Gross (Other)
8. Jun 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Organisiertes Symposium zu Public Service Motivation.

Vera Winter (Speaker)

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

The impact of strategy change on hospital performance.

Vera Winter (Speaker)
Jul 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations


Dissertation Award of Karin-Islinger-Stiftung

Vera Winter (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Teaching & Supervision

Case Research in Political Science and Public Management

Vera Winter


Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Advanced applied statistics

Sune Welling Hansen & Vera Winter


Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Comparative Public Administration

Morten Kallestrup & Vera Winter


Course: Teaching

Health systems and health care management

Vera Winter


Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching