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Current news from Department


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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Graduation Ceremony 2024

The graduation ceremony will take place on 24 May 2024 in the lecture hall of Seminarraumgebäudes 1.

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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.


Teaching profession successfully reaccredited

The programme was approved for a further seven years.

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Academy of Management Conference Panel Discussion

Prof. Dr. Lorenz Graf-Vlachy contributes to panel on “Openness in the Context of Crises”.


Prof. Michael Böhm in Mainichi Shimbun on Credit Suisse's demise

In this article from Japan's leading newspaper, Prof. Michael Böhm talks about talent in banking and how the market structure leads to inflated…


Editorial review board of the Journal of Management

Prof. Dr. Lorenz Graf-Vlachy to serve on the editorial review board of prestigious journal.

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Best Paper in the Entrepreneurship Track of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management 2023

Best Paper by Prof. Daniela Gimenez and co-authors. More than 20 papers from department members accepted at AOM 2023 Annual Meeting.

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EURAM 2023 Paper Award

‘Students as Actors of Change’ was selected as the Most Inspirational Paper in the EURAM 2023 SIG 13 Strategic Management General Track.

SIG Strategic Management General Track 2023 Most Inspirational Paper is hereby granted to: Luidvika Leisyte, Anna-Lena Rose, Sude Peksen, Katrin Solz & Panourgias Papaioannou

SchnupperUni 2023

Lectures and workshops offer students a practical insight into different areas of economics.

SchnupperUni 31.7.-3.8.2023 - Für Schüler*innen ab Klasse 10. Jetzt anmelden!

New dean elected

Professor Steffen Strese is the new Dean of the Department of Business and Economics. The Department Council elected him together with Vice Dean of…

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