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Prof. Meike Tilebein

Areas of Research: Diversity, Production Technologies
Thematic Priority: Diversity in human resources management, processes and technical systems

Field of Work

The institute’s research interests lie in the approach to human diversity in the context of diversity management, for example in the field of human resources management. In relation to the diversity of processes and technical systems, topics include the approach to change and renewal, innovation and knowledge management, and change dynamics in companies and networks. In addition to methods of empirical social research, modeling and simulation methods are also used. The Center for Management Research develops new knowledge and adapted IT-supported solutions for the textile industry and its business partners in future-related fields relating to value creation and innovation management. The main focus is on managing information and knowledge at both the strategic and operational level.

Management Center of German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research.

Personal Information

Born in Osnabrück in 1966, Prof. Meike Tilebein studied technical cybernetics at the University of Stuttgart, where she went on to work as a research assistant at the Chair of Planning and Strategic Management of the Institute of Business Administration from 1995 to 2007. She obtained her doctorate in 2004. After an interim period as junior professor for innovation management at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, Tilebein returned to the University of Stuttgart in 2009 as director of the Institute of Diversity Studies in Engineering. Since 2011 she has also been head of the Center for Management Research of the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf.


Prof. Meike Tilebein
University of Stuttgart
Institute for Diversity Studies in Engineering (IDS)
German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf
Tel.: +49 711/ 685-60700 or 711/ 9340-300
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German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf

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