Jan U. Hagen
Jan Hagen is an associate professor at ESMT. Jan’s research and teaching focus is on leadership. He is particularly interested to understand how teams and organizations deal with errors. Apart from journal articles he published the book Confronting Mistakes – Lessons from the Aviation Industry when Dealing with Error (Palgrave Macmillan) in 2013. His research received media coverage in outlets like the BBC, The Economist, Financial Times, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, The Guardian, Forbes, Handelsblatt, Harvard Business Manager, Irish Times, Manager Magazin, Spiegel Online, and Sunday Times.
Jan directs and teaches in the ESMT open enrollment program Leadership under Pressure, in customized executive education programs, and in human factor trainings of the German Federal Armed Forces. He has also taught in executive and degree courses at Cass Business School, IDC Herzliya, Saint Paul Business School, and Singapore Management University. In addition to his academic work, he has more than 15 years of management and consulting experience.