Bachelor of Commerce, University Erlangen, 1969. Doctor rer. policy, University Erlangen, 1972.
Senior head of department, Munich, 1973-1974. Head of department section and project leader Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, 1974-1976. Professor, since 1976.
Dean of department for business administration, since 1995.
Son of Karl Georg and Anna Elisabeth (Winter) P. Heidemarie Tieber, August 8, 1970. Children: Gerald, Ulrike.