Mr Steffen Kromer

Supervised by

Personal profile

Biographical details 

I was born in Germany and completed a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences at the University of Sydney with majors in Asian Studies and Germanic Studies. I went on to complete a Master of Arts at Tsinghua University with majors in Journalism and Communication, and also a Diploma in Global Business Journalism. 

I hold a PhD in Management from Royal Holloway, University of London. I have lived, worked and studied in Germany, Australia, China, UK and South Korea, undertaking fieldwork in Seoul for 14 months, on emotional intelligence: Korean nunchi across borders and identities in multinational corporations.


Research interests

  • Emotional intelligence - Korean nunchi 눈치
  • Transnational management and communication 
  • Anthropology and its applications in business studies
  • German, Korean and East Asian business cultures
  • Symbols of identity, transnational identity and diaspora studies
  • Recontextualisation of symbols 

ID: 6353496