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WHU Makes it to the Top in Germany
In the FT European Business School Ranking, WHU has moved up to first place in Germany and #16 in Europe
WHU Makes it to the Top in Germany
In the FT European Business School Ranking, WHU has moved up to first place in Germany and #16 in Europe

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The latest news, cutting-edge research, and upcoming events
Coordinating and Advancing Action on Sustainability
Newly founded WHU Sustainability Management Center gets to work
Coordinating and Advancing Action on Sustainability
Newly founded WHU Sustainability Management Center gets to work

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The latest news, cutting-edge research, and upcoming events
Great Demand for "Analytics Translators" in German Industry
New WHU Master in Business Analytics will train executives at the interface between data analysts and corporate management
Great Demand for "Analytics Translators" in German Industry
New WHU Master in Business Analytics will train executives at the interface between data analysts and corporate management
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From the latest news and cutting-edge research to upcoming events and alumni success stories—you’ll find it all here! Check out our magazine to learn more about what matters to our community and to the wider world of global business. Visit our WHU Knowledge platform to access an ever-growing library of articles showcasing our world-renowned expertise in business, economics, and leadership. You can also take a look at our event calendar to find more information on upcoming events, both in-person and online, including meet-ups, info sessions, summits, and open houses. Discover in detail the latest works from WHU’s research experts, published in peer-reviewed journals focused on business-related topics.

Latest from the WHU Magazine

WHU to Accelerate the Eco-Transformation of Europe’s Roads

WHU to Accelerate the Eco-Transformation of Europe’s Roads

e-Embarque—a new think tank from WHU, Log-hub, and K2 Mobility to retool heavy-duty vehicles and reduce CO2 emissions

 
Participation in the European Marketing Academy Conference (EMAC)

Participation in the European Marketing Academy Conference (EMAC)

The Char of Digital Marketing was represented with research projects at the European Marketing Academy Conference (EMAC) 2024.

 
Professor Christoph Hienerth Guests at MIT Innovation Lab

Professor Christoph Hienerth Guests at MIT Innovation Lab

Professor Hienerth visits MIT Sloan School of Management to discuss the importance of human activity for innovation

 
MBA Event
Virtual Information Session
 
Online / June 13, 2024
Global Online MBA Event
e-fellows Distance MBA Day Online
 
Online / June 20, 2024
MBA Event
Campus and Class Visit
 
Campus Düsseldorf / June 22, 2024
EMBA Event
Open Day and Class Visit
 
Campus Vallendar / June 22, 2024
MBA Event, Global Online MBA Event
Virtual Class Visit: Transformation & Innovation in a Digital Age with Professor Dries Faems
 
Online / June 25, 2024
EMBA Event
EMBA Online Info Session
 
Online / July 03, 2024

Selected publications

Management Group

There and back again

Rivkin, W., Gerpott, F., Unger, D. (accepted pre-print), There and back again: the role of morning- and evening commute recovery experiences for daily resources across the commute-, work-, and home domain, Human Relations.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Amberger, C., Scholz, P., Schreyer, D. (accepted pre-print), Season ticket holder no-show behavior in the Czech Republic, Managing Sport and Leisure.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Palm, M., Kraft, P., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Family firms, M&A strategies, and M&A performance: a meta-analysis, Journal of Management.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Tao-Schuchard, M., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Board diversity in family firms across cultures: a contingency analysis on the effects of gender and tenure diversity on firm performance, Journal of Family Business Strategy, 100554.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Ilyas, I. M., Kammerlander, N., Turturea, R., Van Essen, M. (accepted pre-print), When business model innovation creates value for companies: a meta-analysis on institutional contigencies, Journal of Management Studies.

Supply Chain Management Group

Lu, J., Yan, T., Browning, T. (accepted pre-print), Into the unknown? Explaining management nonresponse after a supply-base disruption, Journal of Operations Management.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Maus, C., Greven, A., Kurth, N., Brettel, M. (accepted pre-print), How do investor characteristics of business angels and venture capitalists predict the occurrence of co-investments?, Journal of Business Economics : JBE = Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft : ZfB.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Riar, F. J., Qian, S., Miao, C., Debicki, B. J., Kellermanns, F. (accepted pre-print), Meta-analytic review, synthesis, and directions for the future of entrepreneurial passion research, European Management Journal.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Merten, S., Schmidt, S., Winand, M. (accepted pre-print), Organisational capabilities for successful digital transformation: a global analysis of national football associations in the digital age, Journal of Strategy and Management.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Baecker, N., Ansari, P., Schreyer, D. (accepted pre-print), Formula 1 Grands Prix demand across different distribution channels, Managing Sport and Leisure.

Finance and Accounting Group

Huynh, T. L. D., Wang, M., Vo, V. X. (accepted pre-print), Economic policy uncertainty and the Bitcoin market: an investigation in the COVID-19 pandemic with transfer entropy, The Singapore Economic Review.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Bierl, P., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Family equity as a transgenerational mechanism for entrepreneurial families, Journal of Family Business Management.

Economics Group

What’s your reference point?

Stommel, E., Gottschalck, N., Hack, A., Kraiczy, N., Eddleston, K., Kellermanns, F. (accepted), What’s your reference point? How price volatility and organizational context affect the reference points of family and nonfamily managers, Small Business Economics.

Supply Chain Management Group

A framework for a persistent representation of customer knowledge to enhance product development

Vogel, S., Kreimeyer, M., Richter, R., Spinler, S. (2024), A framework for a persistent representation of customer knowledge to enhance product development, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 71, pp. 9496 - 9509.

Management Group

Beyond developing leaders

Vongswasdi, P., Leroy, H. L., Claeys, J., Anisman-Razin, M., Van Dierendonck, D. (2024), Beyond developing leaders: toward a multi-narrative understanding of the value of leadership development programs, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Vol. 23 (1).

Management Group

There and back again

Rivkin, W., Gerpott, F., Unger, D. (accepted pre-print), There and back again: the role of morning- and evening commute recovery experiences for daily resources across the commute-, work-, and home domain, Human Relations.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Amberger, C., Scholz, P., Schreyer, D. (accepted pre-print), Season ticket holder no-show behavior in the Czech Republic, Managing Sport and Leisure.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Palm, M., Kraft, P., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Family firms, M&A strategies, and M&A performance: a meta-analysis, Journal of Management.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Tao-Schuchard, M., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Board diversity in family firms across cultures: a contingency analysis on the effects of gender and tenure diversity on firm performance, Journal of Family Business Strategy, 100554.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Ilyas, I. M., Kammerlander, N., Turturea, R., Van Essen, M. (accepted pre-print), When business model innovation creates value for companies: a meta-analysis on institutional contigencies, Journal of Management Studies.

Supply Chain Management Group

Lu, J., Yan, T., Browning, T. (accepted pre-print), Into the unknown? Explaining management nonresponse after a supply-base disruption, Journal of Operations Management.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Maus, C., Greven, A., Kurth, N., Brettel, M. (accepted pre-print), How do investor characteristics of business angels and venture capitalists predict the occurrence of co-investments?, Journal of Business Economics : JBE = Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft : ZfB.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Riar, F. J., Qian, S., Miao, C., Debicki, B. J., Kellermanns, F. (accepted pre-print), Meta-analytic review, synthesis, and directions for the future of entrepreneurial passion research, European Management Journal.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Merten, S., Schmidt, S., Winand, M. (accepted pre-print), Organisational capabilities for successful digital transformation: a global analysis of national football associations in the digital age, Journal of Strategy and Management.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Baecker, N., Ansari, P., Schreyer, D. (accepted pre-print), Formula 1 Grands Prix demand across different distribution channels, Managing Sport and Leisure.

Finance and Accounting Group

Huynh, T. L. D., Wang, M., Vo, V. X. (accepted pre-print), Economic policy uncertainty and the Bitcoin market: an investigation in the COVID-19 pandemic with transfer entropy, The Singapore Economic Review.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group

Bierl, P., Kammerlander, N. (accepted pre-print), Family equity as a transgenerational mechanism for entrepreneurial families, Journal of Family Business Management.

Economics Group

What’s your reference point?

Stommel, E., Gottschalck, N., Hack, A., Kraiczy, N., Eddleston, K., Kellermanns, F. (accepted), What’s your reference point? How price volatility and organizational context affect the reference points of family and nonfamily managers, Small Business Economics.

Supply Chain Management Group

A framework for a persistent representation of customer knowledge to enhance product development

Vogel, S., Kreimeyer, M., Richter, R., Spinler, S. (2024), A framework for a persistent representation of customer knowledge to enhance product development, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 71, pp. 9496 - 9509.

Management Group

Beyond developing leaders

Vongswasdi, P., Leroy, H. L., Claeys, J., Anisman-Razin, M., Van Dierendonck, D. (2024), Beyond developing leaders: toward a multi-narrative understanding of the value of leadership development programs, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Vol. 23 (1).

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A two-week course on that is specifically designed for MBA students from our partner schools in their second year, who are interested in International Business, Finance, and Corporate Strategy.
 
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