Prof. Dr. Michael Reiß studied economy and psychology at the Universities Frankfurt and Freiburg. He earned his doctorate 1978 and habilitated in 1985 in business administration at the institute of economy at the University of Freiburg.
Prof. Reiß worked as an assistant in research, a research associate and a university assistant at the University of Freiburg. After a substitutional holding of a chair at the University of Cologne from 1986 to 1988 he moved to the University of Stuttgart. From 1988 to 2013 Michael Reiß held the chair in business administration and organization. Furthermore he is a member of various commodity teams, project groups, review boards (e.g. for the paper Führung + Organisation) and editor boards (e.g. for TECHNOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF ECONOMY (www.tede.vgtu.lt) of professional journals.