Hochschule Pforzheim, Germany
Anja Schmitz is a professor for Human Resource Management at Pforzheim University and a member of the Institute for Human Resources Research at Pforzheim University. She has worked in several HR contexts with a focus on learning and development, including HR, Learning and Development, organizational development.
Currently, she teaches in HR Bachelor and Master programs where she developed different digital teaching formats, among them online social collaboration formats. Her research and publication interest lies in current HR trends with a special focus on the future of learning and development, employee experience, “new work” and the effects of the digital transformation on individuals and organizations.
Anja is passionate about developing people’s and organization’s potential, empowering them to openly yet critically embrace the opportunities of the digital transformation. She is inspired by the powers of social collaboration – across hierarchies, disciplines and cultures.