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Current news from Department


Modeling the Transition of Energy and Transport

The professorship of Applied Economics takes part in the new Collaborative Research Center/Transregio granted to TU Dortmund University and Ruhr…

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Microdata for Scientific Research

Hybrid event at the Professorship of Finance on research data centers on June 11, 2024.

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Teaching Innovation Award 2023/2024

Awards were given to coruses in the categories "Practical Relevance", "Internationalization" and "E-Learning".


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Congratulations to All Graduates!

On 22.05.2024, the department celebrated recent graduates successfully completing their studies.

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Professorship of Strategic Management and Leadership in the Journal of Management

Narcissistic CEOs appoint further narcissistic board members and thus generate higher turnover on the board

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Publication in the Journal of Management Information Systems

Professorship Digitale Transformation: „The Impact of Social Comparison on Turnover Among Information Technology Professionals”

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Information on the forthcoming Information Systems study program

We are set to start in the winter semester 2024/2025!

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Teaching Awards 2023/24

Award-winning events "Controlling instruments" and "OR in operational application"

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Farewell to Professor Hartmut Holzmüller

Prof. Dr. Hartmut H. Holzmüller is stepping down from the Chair of Marketing after 26 years. The department thanks him for his active commitment.

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Publication in Information Systems Journal

Professorship Digital Transformation - Study on the careers of freelancers on digital work platforms in the gig economy.

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BMBF Project "Opt-IN" launched

Project of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) "Opt-IN" on information sovereignty for citizens in data ecosystems launched.

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Publication in European Journal of Information Systems

Professorship Digital Transformation - "Digital Desire Paths: Exploring the Role of Computer Workarounds in Emergent Information Systems Design".

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Best theses honored

In January, TMC Turnaround Management Consult honored the best theses at the Department of Business and Economics.

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Joint projects of the University Alliance Ruhr

Prof. Böhm (TU Dortmund University) and Prof. Wrona (University of Duisburg-Essen) are researching structural change in the German labor market.

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Five Decades of Business and Economics at TU Dortmund University

Looking back and great plans for the future.

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Current episode of WorkFORCE podcast: "Why are they paid so much?"

In the current Work FORCE podcast episode, Prof. Michael Böhm discusses the role of skill versus luck for individuals' earnings and success.

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Publication in Journal of Management Studies

Publication by authors of the TIE Institute on impression management techniques for entrepreneurs in recruitment situations.


Great honour for Prof. Leišytė

Academia Europaea admits Prof. Liudvika Leišytė as a new member.

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The Role of Start-Ups for Structural Change in the Rhenish Mining Area

"Bioökonomie-Start-up Puls" report published by TIE Institute (in German).


Prof. Tessa Flatten Honored for Outstanding Commitment to Start-Ups

The UNIPRENEURS award was presented by Federal Minister of Education and Research Bettina Stark-Watzinger in Berlin on September 6.