Foto Manuela Morf

Senior Research Associate

Dr. oec.
T +41 41 229 58 61

Frohburgstrasse 3, Room 3.A15


Manuela Morf earned her Masters’ degree and PhD in Management from the University of Zurich. In 2012 she joined the Chair for Human Resource Management at the University of Zurich, where she contributed and led research projects in human resource management and received her teaching certificate. After her PhD defense in 2016, she spend 18th months at the Center of Excellence for Positive Organizational Psychology at the Erasmus University Rotterdam supported by a career grant of the Swiss National Science Foundation. Since March 2018, she conducts research and teaching in Lucerne in the area of human resource management organization and change management and leadership.


Manuel Morf does research in the area of human resource management, leadership and organizational behavior. Her research projects cover relevant management topics such as employee proactivity and engagement, motivation and health promoting work design and leadership and non-standard employment relationships (e.g. temporary agency work). Her research is mainly quantitative including multi-level modelling and intervention studies.


Completed projects



Contribution/presentation at a scientific conference