TUM awarded an honorary professor to founder and managing director of EUXEA Holding GmbH Dr. Klemens Joos on February 10, 2022. In doing so, TUM honors his expertise in management and politics specializing in the field of stakeholder theory and political decision-making processes as well as his excellent evaluated teaching. Joos is visiting lecturer at the TUM School of Management and teaches the Master course „Political Stakeholder Management”.
According to Dr. Klemens Joos it is crucial to include the relevant decision-makers of the legislative and executive branches as framework-setting secondary stakeholders in research and teaching in the long-term. This leads to a stronger focus on the importance of process competence in intermediary systems. “With Dr. Joos at the TUM School of Management we are doing important pioneering work in this area. His contributions are building bridges in Europe since the fall of the Berlin Wall”, states Dean of the TUM School of Management Prof. Gunther Friedl.
Dr. Joos broad activities and experience range between business administration and political experience, starting as an advisor to a member of the European Parliament from 1988 to 1990. He founded EUTOP in 1990 realizing the potential and future that the reunification of Europe would hold. Dr. Joos has published more than 20 papers in German, English and Japanese including books and articles in applied journals. As visiting professor, Dr. Klemens Joos provides Master students with in-depth insights into the complex decision-making processes of the European Union (EU) as well as into the practice of successful lobbying especially taking into consideration the tensions between the EU institutions.