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Kathrin Wenke, M.Sc. (geb. Betz)

Universitätsstr. 91
50931 Cologne

Building: 810, Floor: 1, Room: 1.45

Phone: +49 (0)221-470 76275

Curriculum Vitae

Kathrin Wenke has been a research associate at the Endowed Chair for Interdisciplinary Management Science at the University of Cologne since April 2018. She studied Cultural Studies/International Cultural and Business Studies (B.A.) at the University of Passau and obtained her Master’s degree in Human Decision Science (M.Sc.) at the Maastricht University (NL). During her studies, she gained practical experience through a six-month internship abroad in the strategic purchasing department of Daimler Trucks North America, LLC. From October 2015 to March 2018, she was a research associate at the Department of Management at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Duesseldorf, Germany.

Research Interests

  • Ambidexterity in SMEs


  • Wenke, K., Zapkau, F. B. & Schwens, C. (2020). Too Small to do it All? A Meta-analysis on the Relative Relationships of Exploration, Exploitation, and Ambidexterity with SME Performance. Journal of Business Research. Forthcoming.