Prof. Thomas Metzger, lic.oec. HSG / dipl. Hdl.

Lehre Departement Wirtschaft Leiter Studienbereich Wirtschaft

+41 58 257 17 20thomas.metzger@ost.ch

Thomas Metzger is Professor of Systemic Management and Business Administration and, as head of student programs in the School of Management, a member of the executive board of the School of Management. He also is the head of the bachelor's program in Business Administration and currently teaches courses in employee-oriented management and in systemic management.
At the University of St.Gallen he studied leadership and human resource management and completed a master in teaching economics, business administration and law.
Before joining the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, he worked for several years in the field of excecutiv search and as a management consultant.
Thomas Metzger also holds a teaching license for elementary schools in the canton St. Gallen and has several years of teaching experience at almost all levels of the Swiss school system.

Area of Expertise

  • Systemic management
  • Employee-oriented management
  • University management

Education

  • Continuing Education in Higher Education Management
  • lic. oec HSG (Master of University of St.Gallen), certified teacher in economics, business admistration and law
  • Primary teaching diploma canton St.Gallen

Professional Experience

  • Executive Search and Management Consulting, ime Management Consulting AG, St.Gallen

Teaching Experience

  • Systemic Management
  • Employee-oriented corporate management
  • Financial accounting
  • Operational accounting
  • Student projects
  • additionally teaching experience at practically all levels of the Swiss school system

Projects

  • Overall responsibilty of the curriculum development of the Bachelor's degree programs in the School of Management.
  • Head of curriculum development of the Bachelor's degree program in School of Management
  • Lecturer assignment planning in the School of Management
  • Project Kickstart OST: Working Group "Teaching"

Memberships

  • Excecutive Board of the School of Management
  • Working Group "Teaching" (Kickstart OST)
  • Commission "Teaching" at OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences
  • OST Alumni (OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences)
  • HSG Alumni (University of St.Gallen)

Editorials and Reviewing

  • Jury member: e-Business-Challenge of the OST - Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

  • WAIBEL, R., MAUCHLE, U., METZGER, T., TIETZ, R. (2021). Grundzüge einer gleichheitsfördernden Arbeitsmarktpolitik in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Der Betriebswirt - Management in Wissenschaft und Praxis, 1-2021(Jahrgang 62), pp. 31-68.
  • WAIBEL, R., WEIS, F. S., METZGER, T., MINDER HOCHREUTENER, S., PFISTER, K. (2020). Evidenz von Dunning-Kruger-Effekten bei Schweizer Hochschulstudierenden. Empirische Pädagogik, 34(2), pp. 157-178.
  • WAIBEL, R., METZGER, T., TIETZ, R. (2020). Vom System Natur lernen: Wie Firmen nach Corona die VUKA-Welt besser überleben. Der Betriebswirt - Management in Wissenschaft und Praxis, 61. Jahrgang(2/2020), pp. 67-87.

Books and Research Monographs

  • WAIBEL, R., KÄPPELI, M., HAUSER, M., METZGER, T., MINDER HOCHREUTENER, S., TIETZ, R., WILLI, D. (2019). Betriebswirtschaft für Führungspersonen. Zürich: Versus Verlag AG.

Professional Journals and Newspaper

  • METZGER, T., WAIBEL, R. (2019, March). Warum die digitale Transformation eine Vertrauenskultur braucht.. KMU Magazin, pp. 32-35.