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Our Vision: Shaping tomorrow‘s education and organization through research

Our activities focus on Organizational Studies, Higher Education Research and Didactics of Engineering Education - the latter being represented by our Engineering Education Reserarch Group (EERG).

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New Publication


21.01.2021 – Schmitt, Miriam (2020). Career Success Factors of Women Engineers in Leadership Positions. Journal of Applied Leadership and Management. 8. 115 – 133.


New Publication

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07.01.2021 – Miriam Schmitt & Uwe Wilkesmann (2020): Women in Management in STEM: Which factors influence the achievement of leadership positions? International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology 12 (3): 328-352


New zhb Discussion Paper

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14.04.2020 – (Fine Dining) Restaurants in the Corona Crisis - The study summarizes the central results of two surveys in the field of (fine dining) restaurants, which took place during the shutdown of restaurants due to the corona pandemic (Corona Shutdown) between 22 March and 10 April 2020.


New Publication


03.02.2020 – Uwe Wilkesmann & Sabine Lauer (2020) The influence of teaching motivation and New Public Management on academic teaching, Studies in Higher Education, 45:2, 434-451, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2018.1539960


New Publication


24.01.2019 – Sabine Lauer & Uwe Wilkesmann (2019): How the institutional environment affects collegial exchange about teaching at German research universities: findings from a nationwide survey. Tertiary Education and Management 25 doi.org/10.1007/s11233-019-09020-5


New publication


05.11.2018 – Uwe Wilkesmann & Sabine Lauer (2018) The influence of teaching motivation and New Public Management on academic teaching, Studies in Higher Education, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2018.1539960


31st CHER Conference in Moskow

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18.09.2018 – Our chair participated in this year's CHER Conference from August 30 to September 1, 2018 in Moskow with a paper presented by Sabine Lauer and a poster presented by Dr. Christian J. Schmid.
Sabine Lauer: Impacts on collegial exchange about teaching – Findings from a nationwide survey.
Dr. Christian J. Schmid: Why (not)? A study on/about German academics’ (un)likely motivation to teach in continuing higher education (CHE).


New publication


17.05.2018 – Maximiliane Wilkesmann, Uwe Wilkesmann, (2018) "Industry 4.0 – organizing routines or innovations?", VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, Vol. 48 Issue: 2, pp.238-254.


EGOS Colloquium in Tallinn


13.02.2018 – Uwe Wilkesmann and Maxie Wilkesmann will present at the 34th EGOS Colloquium in Tallinn from 05. to 07-07-2018 a paper with the titel "Organizing routines or knowledge creation by Industry 4.0".


AERA Annual Meeting in New York


29.01.2018 – Uwe Wilkesmann and Sabine Lauer will present at the AERA Annual Meeting 2018 in New York a paper about "The Influence of Regulatory Styles of Teaching Motivation on Academic Teaching".


New Publication

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06.11.2017 – Sabine Lauer & Uwe Wilkesmann (2017): The governance of organizational learning: Empirical evidence from best-practice universities in Germany. The Learning Organization 24: 266-277.


CHER Conference, August 28 - 30, 2017

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04.07.2017 – Sabine Lauer and Uwe Wilkesmann will present a paper at this year's CHER Conference in Jyväskyla, Finland: "The governance of organizational learning. Empirical evidence from best-practice universities in Germany."