Antoinette Weibel


Professor, Chair of Human Resources Management – UNIVERSITY OF ST GALLEN, Co-Founder – GOOD ORGANISATIONS


Professor Dr. Antoinette Weibel is chaired professor for human resource management at the University of St. Gallen and Director at the Institute for Work and Employment Research at the University of St.Gallen. She is President of the Executive Committee of the Institute for Systemic Management and Public Governance at the University of St.Gallen (IMP-HSG), and a member of the Executive Committee of the Institute for Media and Communications Management (MCM-HSG) and the Institute for Business Ethics (IWE-HSG) at the University of St.Gallen. Further, she has been elected to the executive board of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAGW).

Antoinette is a dedicated trust and motivation researcher, and has written more than 200 articles as well as three books. Together with Otti Vogt she has initiated the “good organisation research laboratory”. Topics focused on at present are practical wisdom, flourishing, responsible leadership and good work (also in the context of AI).

Antoinette belongs to the 40 thinker HR from the D-A-CH. She is active in executive teaching, runs a small HR academy, is active as speaker and  sparring partner to top management.


May 14, 2024 03:40 PM

Beyond the Hype: Why Performance Management (Continuously) Fails!

Is Performance Management really effective? Extensive academic research highlights a considerable disparity between innovative practices and actual improvements: OKRs, often intended to enhance performance, can hinder it. Ranking and ratings foster "sorting" behaviours. Excessive transparency breeds gaming. Performance appraisals require reappraisal. Pay for performance diminishes motivation and performance. These and many other insights are poised to challenge your deepest beliefs about the efficacy of popular performance management practices!

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May 14, 2024 04:20 PM

Freedom to Flourish: A Radical Transformation of Work

How do we reinvent performance management to shape the future of work? Otti and Antoinette delve into the intricate relationship between performance management and our mental and management paradigms. With insights from psychology, politics, system science, and philosophy, they unveil a groundbreaking maturity model for business transformation, updating Frederic Laloux’s Reinventing Organizations. Learn how HR can drive organizational change to foster collective flourishing with the introduction of the "Agile Manifesto for HR" – the world’s first performance management manifesto, crafted by HR professionals for HR professionals. Don't miss out on this transformative session!

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