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PhD. Claudia Holtschlag

Professor / Researcher

University Of Barcelona


Professor Claudia Holtschlag holds a PhD in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Research “Personality and Behavior” from University of Barcelona, a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from EADA, Barcelona, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from University of Hull, Germany.



In relation to her professional experience, Dr. Claudia Holtschlag has been Professor of “Research Methods” and “Advanced Statistics” at EADA, Spain. She is also a member of the Academy of Management, THE European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, THE European Business Association, and the European Group of Organizational Studies



Professor Claudia Holtschlag has published research articles in various specialized international renown journals, such as:

  • Holtschlag, C., Reiche, S., Masuda, A. (2016), “How and When Do Core Self-Evaluations Predict Career Satisfaction? The Roles of Positive Goal Emotions and Occupational Embeddedness”, Applied Psychology: An International Review.
  • Holtschlag, C., Masuda, A., Nicklin, J. (2016), “Why the mere availability of telecommuting matters? The indirect effect of telecommuting on engagement via goal pursuit”, Career Development International.
  • Morales, C.E., Holtschlag, C., Marquina, P. (2016) “In which cultural contexts do individual values explain entrepreneurship? An integrative values-framework using Schwartz theories. Journal of Business Venturing.
  • Holtschlag, C., Reiche, S., Masuda, A. (2016), “How and when do protean careerists change their work attitudes?”. Target Journal: Journal of Organizational Behavior.
  • Holtschlag,C., Masuda, A. (2016), “The what and why of career goals”. Target Journal: Journal of Vocational Behavior.
  • Holtschlag, C.; Morales, C.E.; Masuda, A., Maydeu, A. (2013) “Complementary person-culture values fit and hierarchical career status”. Journal of Vocational Behaviour. 82(2).
  • Morales, C. E. & Holtschlag, C. (2013). Postmaterialist values and entrepreneurship. A multilevel approach. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research.
  • Holtschlag, C. & Masuda, A. D. (2011). The impact of career visions on work attitudes: A longitudinal approach. The Career Development International, 16: 668- 683.



  • Best Paper Award, granted by the Academy of Management 2014
  • Best Reviewer Award, granted by the Academy of Management 2012, 2013
  • Dissertation Support Award, granted by the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology 2011



She currently is the Compensation and HR Analytics Manager at Vodafone, Germany, and Affiliated Professor at CENTRUM PUCP Business School.