Martin Gubler, Prof. Dr.

Schwyz University of Teacher Education
Zaystrasse 42
CH-6410 Goldau
T +41 41 859 05 55
martin.gubler @ phsz.ch
Ausführliches Portrait (pdf)
 

Role

  • Head Career Research Programme

Research focus

  • Career research (esp. new career concepts)
  • Human Resource Management (esp. career development)

Degrees

  • 2006-2011: PhD in Organizational Psychology, Loughborough University, UK
  • 2000-2004: Diploma in Business Systems Engineering, University of Applied Sciences Zurich
  • 1990-1995: Diploma as a Teacher for Secondary Schools, University of Zurich, Zurich

Background

  • 2010-2013: Senior Researcher, Department Management, Technology, Economics, ETH Zurich
  • Since 2010: Partner advenias AG
  • Since 2008: Senior Lecturer for HRM at various universities (ETH Zürich; Universities of Applied Sciences Zurich and Lucerne)
  • 2008-2010: Career Consultant, S&B Institut, Bülach
  • 2000-2008: Various roles in IT HRM und IT project management (e.g., Head IT Learning and Development Europe), Credit Suisse, Zurich and London
  • 1995-2000: Teacher for Secondary Schools, Winterthur und Uster

Affiliations

  • Project leader Switzerland for "5C" (www.5C.careers; Cross-Cultural Collaboration on Contemporary Careers), a global research project conducted with academics from around 30 countries around the world, examining cultural differences in attitudes towards careers.
  • Centre for Professional Work and Society (CPWS), Loughborough University, UK

Awards

  • 2015: Best Symposium Award, Careers Division of the Academy of Management
  • 2014: Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching, University of Applied Sciences Zurich

Publications

  • Gubler, M., Coombs, C., & Arnold, J. (2018). The gap between career management expectations and reality – Empirical insights from the IT industry. Gruppe. Interaktion. Organisation. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Organisationspsychologie, 49(1), 12-22. doi:10.1007/s11612-018-0402-1
  • Gubler, M. (2018). Neue Laufbahnmodelle in Theorie und Praxis - Eine kritische Würdigung. In S. Kauffeld & D. Spurk (Eds.), Handbuch Karriere und Laufbahnmanagement (pp. 1-27). Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Gubler, M. (2018). Keine Sackgasse - Das Modell der Protean Career ermöglicht einen neuen Blick auf Berufslaufbahnen von Lehrpersonen. 4bis8, 3/18, 28-29.
  • Gubler, M., Eggmann, N., & Dätwyler, A. (2018). Wie Weiterbildung messbar wird. from SGAB Newsletter 1-2018. www.sgab-srfp.ch/de/newsletter/wie-weiterbildung-messbar-wird
  • Sandmeier, A., Hanke, U., & Gubler, M. (2018). Die Bedeutung der Gestaltung des Lernfelds und des Funktionsfelds für den subjektiven Erfolg betrieblicher Weiterbildung. Zeitschrift für Weiterbildungsforschung, online first, 1-15. doi:10.1007/s40955-018-0105-9
  • Gubler, M., Biemann, T., & Herzog, S. (2017). An apple doesn't fall far from the tree - Or does it? Occupational inheritance and teachers' career patterns. Journal of Vocational Behavior, online first. doi: 10.1016/j.jvb.2017.02.002
  • Gubler, M., & Eggmann, N. (2017). Was bringt die Lernerei? - Messung von Lerntransfer als Teil eines effektiven Wirkungscontrollings. HRtoday, 3, 22-23.
  • Barmettler, C., Gubler, M., & Ziltener, G. (2015). Individualisiertes Personalmanagement - Wie sich Laufbahnmodelle in der Praxis bewähren. Zürich: Versus.
  • Gubler, M., Biemann, T., Tschopp, C., & Grote, G. (2015). How career anchors differentiate managerial career trajectories: A sequence analysis perspective. Journal of Career Development, 42(5), 412-430. doi: 10.1177/0894845315572891
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., & Coombs, C. (2014). Organizational boundaries and beyond: A new look at the components of a Boundaryless Career Orientation. Career Development International, 19(6), 641-667. doi: 10.1108/CDI-11-2013-0143
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., & Coombs, C. (2014). Reassessing the protean career concept: Empirical findings, conceptual components, and measurement. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35(S1), S23-S40. doi: 10.1002/job.1908
  • Gubler, M. (2014). Individualisierte Personalentwicklung als Chance. HR Today.
  • Rautenstrauch, T., & Gubler, M. (2014). Weiterbildungscontrolling aus Unternehmenssicht - Wie lässt sich Weiterbildungserfolg messen? Tages Anzeiger/ALPHA Kadermarkt.
  • Tschopp, C. & Gubler, M. (2013). Berufliche Netzwerke - Wer hilft bei einem Stellenwechsel? Tages-Anzeiger
  • Gubler, M. (2012). "Knowing-why" und "knowing-whom" - Positive Nebeneffekte von Management-Weiterbildungen. Tages-Anzeiger
  • Gubler, M. (2011). Protean and boundaryless career orientations - an empirical study of IT professionals in Europe. (PhD thesis), Loughborough University, Loughborough.
  • Gubler, M. (2004). People Management in der Informatik - am Beispiel der Fach- und Führungslaufbahn in Credit Suisse Technology & Operations. University of Applied Sciences, Zürich.  

Organization of conferences/scientific symposia

  • Briscoe, J., Hall, D.T., Gubler, M., et al. (2016). Attracting the protean employee. Scientific symposium held at the Academy of Management Conference. Anaheim.
  • Biemann, T., Dlouhy, K., & Gubler, M. (2016). Sequence analysis in career and HRM research: Techniques and practical applications. Professional Development Workshop held at the Academy of Management Conference. Anaheim.
  • Mandel, D., & Gubler, M. (2016). Aspirations, engagement and enablers of success in teachers’ careers – A cross-cultural, cross-occupational comparison. Scientific symposium to be held at the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI SIG 11) Conference. Zurich.
  • Gubler, M., & Zhu, G. (2015). Applying sequence analysis in career & HRM research – Taking it to the next level. Scientific symposium. Academy of Management Conference. Vancouver. (Best Symposium Award, Careers Division of the Academy of Management)
  • Parker, P., Mayrhofer, W., & Gubler, M. (2014). Careers of special groups (SW1 - Careers within and across organizations). Scientific conference. European Group of Organizational Studies (30th EGOS Colloquium). Rotterdam.
  • Gubler, M. (2013). Applying sequence analysis in career & HRM research - Opportunities, challenges and new perspectives. Scientific symposium. Academy of Management Conference. Orlando. (showcase symposium)
  • Buse, K., & Gubler, M. (2013). Doctoral/early-career faculty consortium for mid-life career changers from industry to academia. Professional Development Workshop held at the Academy of Management Conference. Orlando.
  • Chudzikowski, K., Verbruggen, M., Gunz, H. P., & Gubler, M. (2010). Fresh European perspectives on career success: Empirical investigations in different settings. Scientific symposium. Academy of Management Conference. Montréal.

Presentations

  • Gubler, M. (2016). Der Wert beruflicher Weiterbildung - Einblicke in ein praxisorientiertes Projekt zu Evaluation und Nutzen betrieblicher Weiterbildung. Paper presented at the Fachtagung "Weiterbildung und Erwerbsarbeit in der Schweiz: Forschungsprojekte und -ergebnisse", University of Zurich.
  • Mayrhofer, W., Apospori, E., Gubler, M., Kase, R., et al. (2016). Views on career success around the globe. First steps towards a World Map of Career Success. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim.
  • Gubler, M., Buchmann, C., & Reinert, R. (2016). Individualisierte Personalentwicklung: Was wünschen sich Mitarbeiter? Was bekommen sie? Presented at the Personal Swiss Exhibition 2016, Zurich.
  • Gubler, M. (2015). Individualisiertes Personalmanagement – Wie sich Laufbahnmodelle in der Praxis bewähren. Presented at the Center for Health Care Management, University of Applied Sciences Zurich (HWZ), Zurich.
  • Gubler, M., Biemann, T., & Herzog, S. (2015). An apple doesn’t fall far from the tree - or does it? New insights into the impact of parents' profession on their children's careers. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Vancouver.
  • Schleicher, N., Eggenhofer-Rehart, P., Andresen, M., Dickmann, M., Gubler, M., Lehmann, P., Mandel, D., Mayrhofer, W., & Schramm, F. (2015). Towards a multi-dimensional view of perceived career success in the D-A-CH region. First results of the 5C survey. Paper presented at the annual workshop of Wissenschaftliche Kommission Personalwesen, Graz.
  • Gubler, M., Biemann, T., & Herzog, S. (2015). How did they get there? – A sequence analysis perspective on career patterns of older individuals. Paper presented at the 14th SSP/SGP Conference, Geneva.
  • Gubler, M., Biemann, T., & Tschopp, C. (2015). The interplay of career anchors and career behavior – A sequence analysis perspective Paper presented at the 14th SSP/SGP Conference, Geneva.
  • Gubler, M., Biemann, T., & Herzog, S. (2015). Einmal Lehrer, doch nicht immer Lehrer? – Eine sequenzanalytische Untersuchung der Laufbahnen (ehemaliger) Primarlehrpersonen. Presented at the Education and School Leadership Symposium, Zug.
  • Gubler, M. (2014). The success we seek and the values we hold - Empirical insights into career success and career anchors. Seminar held at the Centre for Professional Work and Society (CPWS), Loughborough University, Loughborough (UK).
  • Gubler, M., Biemann, T., & Tschopp, C. (2013). When career anchors translate into behavior: A sequence analysis perspective. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Orlando.
  • Tschopp, C., & Gubler, M. (2013). Who do I compare myself with? References to assess career success. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Orlando.
  • Gubler, M., & Glesti, J. (2013). Wie wir Zufällen in der beruflichen Laufbahn nachhelfen können. Paper presented at the Scientifica, Zürich.
  • Gubler, M. (2013). Zeit oder Geld? Gedanken zu modernen Arbeitsbedingungen. Paper presented at the Harvey Nash HR Leadership Event, Zürich.
  • Gubler, M. (2013). Successful careers in turbulent times. Paper presented at the Rouen Business School, Rouen.
  • Tschopp, C., Gubler, M., Doden, W., & Grote, G. (2012). Help, I need somebody! Job-related networks and their support in crossing career boundaries. Paper presented at the 5th Annual People and Organizations Conference, Philadelphia.
  • Tschopp, C., Gubler, M., Doden, W., & Grote, G. (2012). Help, I need somebody! Career transition support analyzed at network and alteri levels. Paper presented at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting on 'Job Transitions from a Career and Occupational Health Perspective' Antwerp.
  • Doden, W., Gubler, M., Tschopp, C., & Grote, G. (2012). "Yes, I can" - Are networking and optimism key for success in crossing organizational boundaries? . Paper presented at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting on 'Job Transitions from a Career and Occupational Health Perspective' Antwerp.
  • Gubler, M., Coombs, C., & Arnold, J. (2012). The values we hold and the success we seek: A career anchor perspective. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Boston.
  • Tschopp, C., Gubler, M., Kobald, S., & Doden, W. (2012). Who can help me? The role of the social network in career transitions. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Boston.
  • Gubler, M., Tschopp, C., & Grote, G. (2012). Beyond planning – The role of chance events in managerial careers. Paper presented at the IWP International Conference 2012 on Work, Wellbeing and Performance, Sheffield.
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., & Coombs, C. (2011). Age-related differences in motivation and career orientations – an empirical examination of IT professionals in Europe. Paper presented at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting on "Age Cohorts in the Workplace", Rovereto.
  • Gubler, M., Tschopp, C., & Grote, G. (2011). Laufbahnbezogene Netzwerke von Managern - eine qualitative Betrachtung Paper presented at the 7. Tagung der Fachgruppe Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Rostock.
  • Tschopp, C., Gubler, M., Grote, G., & Gerber, M. (2011). Wie wird beruflicher Erfolg beurteilt? Die Bedeutung verschiedener Vergleichsgruppen. Paper presented at the 7. Tagung der Fachgruppe Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Rostock.
  • Grote, G., Tschopp, C., Gubler, M., & Gerber, M. (2011). Profile des Erfolgserlebens bei eigenverantwortlichen und aufstiegsorientierten Laufbahnorientierungen Paper presented at the 7. Tagung der Fachgruppe Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Rostock.
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., & Coombs, C. (2011). Organizational boundaries and beyond - Empirical findings regarding the nature of career boundaries. Paper presented at the 27th EGOS Colloquium 'Reassembling Organizations', Gothenburg.
  • Gubler, M., Tschopp, C., Gerber, M., & Grote, G. (2011). Beyond the organization vs self dichotomy - The role of reference groups in individual careers. Paper presented at the 15th conference of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), Maastricht.
  • Arnold, J., Gubler, M., & Coombs, C. (2010). Designing work for career development as well as current satisfaction: Different work characteristics required? Paper presented at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting on ‘The future of Quality of Working Life in Europe and Beyond’, Paris.
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., & Coombs, C. (2010). Career anchors as a tool for organizational career management in the IT sector. Paper presented at the ICAP International Conference of Applied Psychology, Melbourne.
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., Hartley, R., & Coombs, C. (2010). What ‘career success’ means to individuals in Europe – an empirical analysis. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Montreal.
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., & Coombs, C. (2009). Karriereorientierungen von IT-Spezialisten in Europa – eine empirische Analyse. Paper presented at the 6. Tagung der Fachgruppe Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Psychologie, Wien.
  • Gubler, M., Arnold, J., & Coombs, C. (2009). The protean/boundaryless matrix – an empirical analysis of IT career orientations in Europe. Paper presented at the Academy of Management Conference, Chicago.
  • Cohen, L., Arnold, J., & Gubler, M. (2008). Protean and boundaryless careers: conceptual, cultural and empirical limitations in European contexts. Paper presented at the EAWOP Small Group Meeting on "Empowering Careers Research in Europe", Amsterdam
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