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Prof. Dr. Ludwig Kuntz

Prof. Dr. Ludwig Kuntz - Department of Business Administration and Health Care

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2007 Advisory board member and leader of the “study group for Health Economics” (Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V.)
  • 2013 William Pierskalla Finalist Award for “Stress on the ward: Evidence of safety tipping points in hospitals”; awarded by The Health Application Society of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • 2011 Best Presentation Award 2011 for “Stress on the ward: Effect of organizational workload on service quality”; awarded by the 2011 Behavioral Operations Management Conference, INSEAD sponsored by the POMS College of Behavioral OM
  • 2010 Best Applied Paper 2010 Award for “Career mobility and promotion of professionals: Are complex organizations gatekeepers to top-level positions?” awarded by the Career Division of the Academy of Management
  • 1995 - 2002  Head of Controlling, University Hospital of Hamburg
  • 1995 Habilitation, University of Karlsruhe
  • 1993 - 1995 Executive for Information Management, University Hospital of Mainz
  • 1991 Promotion, University of Karlsruhe
  • 1989 Diploma in Business Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe

Selected Publications

  • Stress on the ward: Evidence of safety tipping points in hospitals (with R. Mennicken and S. Scholtes), in: Management Science 2014, forthcoming
  • Treatment Speed and high load in the Emergency Department- does staff quality matter? (with S. Sülz); in Health Care Management Science, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2013, pp. 366-376.
  • Physicians in leadership: the association between medical director involvement and staff-to-patient ratios (with S. Scholtes); in: Health Care Management Science, Vol. 16, No. 2, 2013, pp. 129-138.
  • Modeling and Notation of DEA with strong and weak disposable output (with S. Sülz); in: Health Care Management Science, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2011, pp. 385-388.
  • Process-Based Organization Design and Hospital Performance (with A. Vera); in: Health Care Management Review, 32(1), 2007, 55-65. 
  • Transfer Pricing in Hospitals and Efficiency of Physicians (with A. Vera); in: Health Care Management Review, 2005, 262 ff.
  • Measuring the robustness of empirical efficiency valuations (with S. Scholtes); in: Management Science, 46(6), 2000, 807-823.