SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

Professor Reinhard Bachmann

PhD (Dortmund)
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Overview

Reinhard Bachmann
School of Finance and Management

Professor of International Management

Centre for Trust Research

Director

International Consortium for Airline Research in Organization Studies (ICAROS)

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Professor Reinhard Bachmann
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Biography

Reinhard Bachmann’s research focuses on issues of Stratetegic Management, Organizational Analysis and Comparative Management. Specifically, the role of social mechanisms (trust, power etc.) and societal influences (institutional arrangements, cultural traditions) on the structure and stratetegic organization of business relationships are emphasised in his work.

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Professor Reinhard Bachmann Inaugural Lecture: Trust in Business Relationships

Teaching

PhD Students supervised
  • Lucy Williams, The role of timing in sensemaking in the psychological contract and trust reciprocity process of foreign and British babysitters in the UK
  • Mekki Muhammed, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in The Middle East
  • Mi Li, Exploring power dynamics represented through trust between patients, medical staff and the Chinese healthcare system
  • Yang Huiying, Employment Relations in Japan

Research

Strategic Management, Organizational Analysis and Comparative Management

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Publications

Authored Books

Malsch, Thomas and Bachmann, Reinhard and Jonas, Michael and Mill, Ulrich (1993) Expertensysteme in der Abseitsfalle? Fallstudien aus der industriellen Praxis. Berlin: Edition Sygma.

Articles

Bauman, Antonia and Bachmann, Reinhard (2017) 'Online Consumer Trust: Trends in Research'. Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, (12) 2, pp 68-79.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Kroeger, Frens (2017) 'Trust, power or money: What governs business relationships?'. International Sociology, (32) 1, pp 3-20.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Gillespie, Nicole and Priem, Richard (2015) 'Repairing Trust in Organizations and Institutions: Toward a Conceptual Framework'. Organization Studies, (36) 9, pp 1123-1142.

Isaeva, Neve and Bachmann, Reinhard and Bristow, Alexandra and Saunders, Mark (2015) 'Why the Epistemologies of Trust Researchers Matter'. Journal of Trust Research, (5) 2, pp 153-169.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Inkpen, Andrew C. (2011) 'Understanding Institutional-based Trust Building Processes in Inter-organizational Relationships'. Organization Studies, (32) 2, pp 281-301.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2011) 'At the crossroads: Future directions in trust research'. Journal of Trust Research, (1) 2, pp 203-213.

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Witteloostuijn, Arjen (2009) 'Analyzing Inter-Organizational Relationships in the Context of Their National Business Systems'. European Societies, (11) 1, pp 49-76.

Nielsen, Klaus and Bachmann, Reinhard (2009) 'Preface: Unlocking Social Capital: Social Cohesion, Competences, and Performance'. International Studies of Management and Organization, (39) 2, pp 3-6.

van Ees, H. and Bachmann, Reinhard (2006) 'Transition economies and trust building: a network perspective on EU enlargement'. Cambridge Journal of Economics, (30) 6, pp 923-939.

Möllering, Guido and Bachmann, Reinhard and Hee Lee, Soo (2004) 'Introduction: Understanding organizational trust – foundations, constellations, and issues of operationalisation'. Journal of Managerial Psychology, (19) 6, pp 556-570.

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Witteloostuijn, Arjen (2003) 'Editorial: Networks, Social Capital and Trust. A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Interorganizational Relations (Part 1)'. International Studies of Management and Organization, (33) 2, pp 3-6.

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Witteloostuijn, Arjen (2003) 'Editorial: Networks, Social Capital and Trust. A Multidisciplinary Perspective on Interorganizational Relations (Part 2)'. International Studies of Management and Organization, (33) 3, pp 3-6.

Clases, Christoph and Bachmann, Reinhard and Wehner, Theo (2003) 'Studying Trust in Virtual Organizations'. International Studies of Management and Organization, (33) 3, pp 7-27.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Knights, David and Sydow, Jörg (2001) 'Trust and Control in Organizational Relations [Editorial]'. Organization Studies, (22) 2, pp v-viii.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2001) 'Trust, Power and Control in Trans-Organizational Relations'. Organization Studies, (22) 2, pp 337-365.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2001) 'Trust, Power and Control in Trans-Organizational Relations'. Organization Studies, (22) 2, pp 337-365.

Wehner, Theo and Clases, Christoph and Bachmann, Reinhard (2000) 'Co-operation at work: a process-oriented perspective on joint activity in inter-organizational relations'. Ergonomics, (43) 7, pp 983-997.

Lane, Christel and Bachmann, Reinhard (1997) 'Co-operation in Inter-Firm Relations in Britain and Germany: The Role of Social Institutions'. The British Journal of Sociology, (48) 2, pp 226-254.

Lane, C. and Bachmann, Reinhard (1996) 'The Social Constitution of Trust: Supplier Relations in Britain and Germany'. Organization Studies, (17) 3, pp 365-395.

Edited Books or Journals

Bachmann, Reinhard and Gillespie, Nicole and Priem, Richard, (eds.), (2015) Trust in Crisis: Organizational and Institutional Trust Failures and Repair. Special Issue Vol. 36 (9). London: Sage Publications. (Organization Studies).

Bachmann, Reinhard, (ed.), (2013) Handbook of Advances in Trust Research. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Nielsen, Klaus, (eds.), (2009) Unlocking Social Capital. London: Taylor & Francis. (International Studies of Management & Organization Special Issue Vol. 39 No. 2).

Bachmann, Reinhard and Zahir, Akbar, (eds.), (2008) Landmark Papers on Trust. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (The International Library of Critical Writings on Business and Management series).

Bachmann, Reinhard and Zaheer, Akbar, (eds.), (2006) The Handbook of Trust Research. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Möllering, Guido and Bachmann, Reinhard and Lee, Soo Hee, (eds.), (2004) The Micro-Foundations of Organizational Trust. Bingley: Emerald. (Journal of Managerial Psychology Special Issue Vol. 19 No. 6).

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Witteloostuijn, Arjen, (eds.), (2003) Networks, Social Capital and Trust: A Multi-disciplinary Perspective on Inter-organizational Relationships. Part I.. London: Taylor & Francis. (International Studies of Management & Organization Special Issue Vol. 33 No. 2).

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Witteloostuijn, Arjen, (eds.), (2003) Networks, Social Capital and Trust: A Multi-disciplinary Perspective on Inter-organizational Relationships. Part II.. London: Taylor & Francis. (International Studies of Management & Organization Special Issue Vol. 33 No. 3).

Bachmann, Reinhard and Knights, David and Sydow, Jörg, (eds.), (2001) Trust and Control in Organizational Relations.. London: Sage Journals. (Organization Studies Special Issue Vol. 22 No. 2).

Lane, Christel and Bachmann, Richard, (eds.), (1998) Trust Within and Between Organizations: Conceptual Issues and Empirical Applications. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Book Chapters

Bachmann, Reinhard (2018) 'Institutions and Trust'. In: Searle, Rosalind H. and Nienaber, Ann-Marie I. and Sitkin, Sim B., (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Trust. Routledge, pp 218-227.

Brattström, Anna and Bachmann, Reinhard (2018) 'Cooperation and Coordination: The role of trust in inter-organizational relationships'. In: Searle, Rosalind H. and Nienaber, Ann-Marie I. and Sitkin, Sim B., (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Trust. Routledge, pp 129-142.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2015) 'Trust: Foundations and Critical Reflections'. In: Mir, Raza and Willmott, Hugh and Greenwood, Michelle, (eds.), Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies. London: Routledge, pp 568-374.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Hanappi-Egger, Edeltraud (2014) 'Can Trust Flourish Where Institutional Distrust Reigns?'. In: Harris, Jared and Moriarty, Brian and Wicks, Andrew, (eds.), Public Trust in Business. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp 266-289.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2014) 'Was ist Vertrauen? Warum ist es wichtig und wie sollte man sich damit beschäftigen?'. In: Clases, Christoph and Dick, Michael and Manser, Tanja and Vollmer, Albert, (eds.), Grenzgänge der Arbeitsforschung. Eine Festschrift für Theo Wehner.. Lengerich: Pabst Science Publishers, pp 85-91.

Kroeger, Frens and Bachmann, Reinhard (2013) 'Trusting Across Boundaries'. In: Langan Fox, Janice and Cooper, Cary, (eds.), Boundary-Spanning in Organizations: Network, Influence, and Conflict. London: Routledge, pp 253-284.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Neumann, Kerstin (2011) 'The Containment of Opportunism in the Post Formation Period of Inter-organizational Relationships'. In: Das, T. K., (ed.), Strategic Alliances in a Globalizing World. Charlotte, NC.: Information Age Publishing, pp 159-184.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2011) 'Utilising Repertory Grids in Macro-level Comparative Studies'. In: Lyon, Fergus and Möllering, Guido and Saunders, Mark N. K., (eds.), Handbook of Research Methods on Trust. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 130-137.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Lane, Christel (2010) 'Vertrauen und Macht in zwischenbetrieblichen Kooperationen — zur Rolle von Wirtschaftsrecht und Wirtschaftsverbänden in Deutschland und Großbritannien'. Management von Netzwerkorganisationen: Beiträge aus der "Managementforschung". Weisbaden: Gabler Verlag, pp 75-106.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2010) 'Towards a Context-sensitive Approach to Researching Trust in Inter-organizational Relationships'. In: Saunders, Mark N. K. and Skinner, Desine and Dietz, Graham and Gillespie, Nicole and Lewicki, Roy J., (eds.), Organizational Trust: A Cultural Perspective. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp 87-106.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Neumann, Kerstin (2010) 'From Handshake to Marriage. The Example of Austrian Airlines'. In: Costanzo, Laura, (ed.), Cases in Strategic Management. New York: McGraw-Hill, pp 55-66.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Zaheer, Akbar (2008) 'Introduction'. In: Bachmann, Reinhard and Zaheer, Akbar, (eds.), Landmark Papers on Trust. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp ix-xv.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Zaheer, Akbar (2008) 'Trust in Interorganizational Relations'. In: Cropper, Steve and Ebers, Mark and Huxman, Chris and Smith Ring, Peter, (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Inter-Organizational Relations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 533-554.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Zaheer, Akbar (2006) 'Introduction'. In: Bachmann, Reinhard and Zaheer, Akbar, (eds.), Handbook of Trust Research. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 1-12.

Bachmann, Richard (2006) 'Trust and/or Power: Towards a Sociological Theory of Organizational Relationships'. In: Bachmann, Reinhard and Zaheer, Akbar, (eds.), Handbook of Trust Research. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 393-408.

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Ees, Hans (2005) 'Trust Building in Different Forms of Systemic Transition'. In: Höhmann,, Hans-Hermann and Welter, Friederike, (eds.), Trust and Entrepreneurship. A West-East Perspective. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 99-113.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2003) 'The Role of Trust and Power in the Institutional Regulation of Territorial Business Systems'. In: Fornahl, Dirk and Brenner, Thomas, (eds.), Cooperation, Networks and Institutions in Regional Innovation Systems. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 58-81.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2003) 'Trust and Power as Means of Co-ordinating the Internal Relations of the Organization - A Conceptual Framework'. The Trust Process in Organizations. Empirical Studies of the Determinants and the Process of Trust Development. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 58-74.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2000) 'Die Koordination und Steuerung interorganisationaler Netzwerkbeziehungen über Vertrauen und Macht'. In: Sydow, Jörg and Windeler, Arnold, (eds.), Steuerung von Netzwerken: Konzepte und Praktiken. Weisbaden: Verlag, pp 107-125.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1998) 'Trust - Conceptual Aspects of a Complex Phenomenon'. In: Lane, Christel and Bachmann, Reinhard, (eds.), Trust Within and Between Organizations. Conceptual Issues and Empirical Applications. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp 298-322.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1998) 'Kooperation, Vertrauen und Macht in Systemen Verteilter Künstlicher Intelligenz. Eine Vorstudie zum Verhältnis von Soziologischer Theorie und technischer Modellierung'. In: Malsch, Thomas, (ed.), Sozionik. Soziologische Ansichten über Künstliche Sozialität. Berlin: Sigma, pp 197-234.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Moll, Gerd (1994) 'The Decline of the Scientific and Technological Potential in the Former USSR. Some Considerations Including an 'AI-based' Proposal'. In: Katsikides, Savvas and Campbell, Mike and Hochgerner, Josef, (eds.), Patterns of Social and Technological Change in Europe. Aldershot: Avebury, pp 5-17.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Malsch, Thomas (1993) 'Wissensbasierte Systeme in der Industrie. Zur Konstitution und Transformation von Wissen in der betrieblichen Organisation'. In: Wagner, Ina, (ed.), Kooperative Medien. Informationstechnische Gestaltung moderner Organisationen. Frankfurt: Campus, pp 235-249.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1992) 'Alles neu...? Rationalisierung von industriellen Innovationsprozessen. Eine Herausforderung für die industriesoziologische Analyse?'. In: Malsch, Thomas and Mill, Ulrich, (eds.), ArBYTE: Modernisierung der Industriesoziologie?. Berlin: Edition Sigma, pp 241-270.

Book Reviews

Bachmann, Reinhard (2009) ''Contracts and Trust in Alliances: Discovering, Creating and Appropriating Value' by Paul W.L. Vlaar. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2008'. Organization Studies, (30) 10, pp 1171-1173.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2008) ''The Firm as a Collaborative Community - Reconstructing Trust in the Knowledge Economy' by Charles Heckscher and Paul S. Adler (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006'. British Journal of Industrial Relations, (46) 2, pp 377-379.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2001) 'Review of 'The Changing Boundaries of the Firm. Explaining Evolving Inter-firm Relations' by M. Colombo (ed.). London: Routledge, 1998'. Organization Studies, (22) 3, pp 516-518.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2001) 'Review of 'Global Players in lokalen Bindungen. Unternehmensglobalisierung in soziologischer Perspektive' by Andrea Eckardt, Holm-Detlev Köhler, Ludger Pries (eds.). Berlin: Edition Sigma, 1999'. Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, (53) 4, pp 799-801.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1997) 'Review of 'Integrating Technology. Expertise and Innovation - Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector' by R. Fincham, J. Fleck, R. Procter, H. Scarbrough, M. Tierney and R. Williams. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1994'. Organization, (4), pp 433-435.

Other

Bachmann, Reinhard and Gillespie, Nicole and Hurley, Robert and Dietz, Graham (2012) 'Restoring Institutional Trust after the Global Financial Crisis: A Systemic Approach' Rotman Magazine.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Inkpen, Andrew (2007) 'Trust and Institutions. Research Paper 84, Sociological Series.'.

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Witteloostuijn, Arjen (2006) 'Analysing Inter-Organizational Relationships in the Context of Their Business Systems – A Conceptual Framework for Comparative Research. Research Paper 78, Sociological Series.'.

Bachmann, Reinhard and van Ees, Hans (2003) 'Transition Economies and Trust Building. Research Report 03G06'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2003) 'The Coordination of Relations across Organizational Boundaries. Working Paper 03/05.'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2001) 'The Role of Trust and Power in the Institutional Regulation of Territorial Business Systems. Research Report 01G30'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (2001) 'Trust and Power as Means of Co-ordinating the Internal Relations of the Organization - a Conceptual Framework.'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1999) 'Trust, Power and Control in Trans-Organizational Relations. Working Paper WP 129 (6/99)'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1997) 'Wettbewerbsfähigkeit auf dem Prüfstand - Das britische und das deutsche Wirtschaftsmodell im Vergleich' Signal - Newsletter of the Anglo-German Foundation.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Arrighetti, Alessandro and Deakin, Simon (1996) 'Contract Law, Social Norms and Inter-firm Cooperation. Working Paper WP 36 (8/96)'.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Lane, Christel (1995) 'Risk, Trust and Power: The Social Constitution of Supplier Relations in Britain and Germany. Working Paper WP 5 (2/95).'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1995) 'Partnering - Konzept für multinationale Zusammenarbeit? Für kurzfristige Preisvorteile nicht alles aufs Spiel setzen' Beschaffung aktuell.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Lane, Christel (1995) 'Cooperation in Vertical Inter-firm Relations in Britain and Germany: The Role of Social Institutions. Working Paper WP 21 (12/95)'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1993) 'Gründe und Bedingungen des Erfolgs wissensbasierter Konfigurationssysteme' Künstliche Intelligenz.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1992) 'Konfigurationsexpertensysteme in der industriebetrieblichen Anwendung. 1.Teilbericht des Forschungsprojekts 'Expertensysteme und konventionelle Datenverarbeitung zwischen Anwendung und Entwicklung. Ein Beitrag zur Technikgenese und -folgenabschätzung der Softwarekrise'. Information und Kommunikation 14/92.'.

Bachmann, Reinhard (1992) 'Wissensbasierte Konfigurationssysteme im industriellen Einsatz. In: Tilo Messer and Andreas Winkelhofer (eds.), Report: Beiträge zum 6. Workshop 'Planen und Konfigurieren'. Schriftenreihe des Bayerischen Forschungszentrums für Wissensbasierte Systeme.'.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Malsch, Thomas and Ziegler, Susanne (1992) 'Erfolg und Mißerfolg von Expertensystem-Projekten in der Industrie. Zwischenergebnisse eines empirischen Forschungsprojekts. Information und Kommunikation 15/92.'.

Bachmann, Reinhard and Baumgarten, Walter and Weißbach, Hans-Jürgen and Lampe, Carsten and Zimmermann, Eberhard (1991) 'Implementation und Evaluation eines PPS-Systems in einem Bekleidungsbetrieb. Information and Kommunikation 4/91'.

 

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