Fakultät 7 Wirtschaft und Management

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Exploring the determinants of health and wellbeing in communities living in proximity to coal seam gas developments in regional Queensland

Mactaggart, Fiona ; McDermott, Liane ; Tynan, Anna ; Gericke, Christian A. (2017)

Background There is some concern that coal seam gas mining may affect health and wellbeing through changes in social determinants such as living and working conditions, local economy and the environment. The onward impact of these conditions on health and wellbeing is often not monitored to the same degree as direct environmental health impacts in the mining context, but merits attention. This...

Ethics and privacy issues of critical infrastructure protection – risks and possible solutions through standardization

Wurster, Simone (2014)

Recent studies propose a paradigm shift in standardization strategies and research and the use of ethical aspects as an additional factor to explain standardization success. This article goes one step further. It focuses on specific ethical and privacy standards and introduces privacy as a new dimension of the interplay between standards nd innovation in the fields of civil security and the pro...

The interplay of patents and standards for information and communication technologies

Pohlmann, Tim ; Blind, Knut (2014)

ICT products are often interdependent and in some cases indispensably work together. Firms may thus compete on different market levels pursuing different business models to sponsor their proprietary technologies and to maintain market share for their products and services. Interoperability of products is a crucial factor for market success and firms evermore have to coordinate and set standards...

Information Expert Passport – Blended-Learning-Programm zur Vermittlung von Informationskompetenz der Bibliothek Wirtschaft & Management der Technischen Universität Berlin

Klatt, Franziska (2015)

Der Information Expert Passport ist ein Programm zur Vermittlung von Informationskompetenz vom Studienanfänger bis hin zum Promovierenden der Bibliothek Wirtschaft & Management der Technischen Universität Berlin. Es kombiniert szenariobasierte Lernvideos in Comic-Form und Leitfäden mit Präsenzveranstaltungen für eine nachhaltige Wissensvermittlung. Alle Lernelemente beziehen sich auf vier Infor...

Paying for hospital care: the experience with implementing activity-based funding in five European countries

O'Reilly, Jacqueline ; Busse, Reinhard ; Häkkinen, Unto ; Or, Zeynep ; Street, Andrew ; Wiley, Miriam (2012)

Following the US experience, activity-based funding has become the most common mechanism for reimbursing hospitals in Europe. Focusing on five European countries (England, Finland, France, Germany and Ireland), this paper reviews the motivation for introducing activity-based funding, together with the empirical evidence available to assess the impact of implementation. Despite differences in th...

Food standards and exports: evidence for China

Mangelsdorf, Axel ; Portugal-Perez, Alberto ; Wilson, John S. (2012)

Using a new database on standards in China, we estimate the impact of voluntary and mandatory standards – either harmonized to international norms or purely domestic – on Chinese food exports. The dataset covers seven Chinese products over the period 1992–2008. We find that standards have a positive effect on China's export performance, as the benefits to standardization in terms of reducing po...

Overcoming barriers to successfully commercializing carbon dioxide utilization

Kant, Marvin (2017)

The successful transition to a low-carbon economy hinges on innovative solutions and collaborative action on a global scale. Sustainable entrepreneurship is thereby recognized as a key driver in the creation and transformation of ecologically and socially sustainable economic systems. The purpose of this article is to contribute to this topic by understanding commercialization barriers for stro...

Hospital volume and mortality for 25 types of inpatient treatment in German hospitals

Nimptsch, Ulrike ; Mansky, Thomas (2017)

Objectives To explore the existence and strength of a relationship between hospital volume and mortality, to estimate minimum volume thresholds and to assess the potential benefit of centralisation of services. Design Observational population-based study using complete German hospital discharge data (Diagnosis-Related Group Statistics (DRG Statistics)). Setting All acute care hospitals in...

Integrated diabetes care delivered by patients

Struckmann, Verena ; Barbarella, Francesco ; Dimova, Antoniya ; Ginneken, Ewout van (2017)

Increasing numbers of persons are living with multiple chronic diseases and unmet medical needs in Bulgaria. The Bulgarian ‘Diabetic care’ non-profit (DCNPO) programme aims to provide comprehensive integrated care focusing on people with diabetes and their co-morbidities. Methods: The DCNPO programme was selected as one of eight ‘high potential’ programmes in the Innovating Care for People ...

An alternative perspective on IP management

Potekhina, Anna (2017)

The intellectual property rights (IPR) appropriation from the company’s perspective is, first of all, associated with coordinated actions on obtaining and enforcing of the respective intellectual property rights, such as patents, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets. In developed economies with strong intellectual property (IP) systems companies traditiona...

Health technology assessment of medical devices in europe: processes, practices, and methods

Fuchs, Sabine ; Olberg, Britta ; Panteli, Dimitra ; Busse, Reinhard (2016)

Objectives: To review and compare current Health Technology Assessment (HTA) activities for medical devices (MDs) across European HTA institutions. Methods: A comprehensive approach was adopted to identify institutions involved in HTA in European countries. We systematically searched institutional Web sites and other online sources by using a structured tool to extract information on the role a...

Taxonomy of medical devices in the logic of health technology assessment

Henschke, Cornelia ; Panteli, Dimitra ; Perleth, Matthias ; Busse, Reinhard (2015)

Objectives: The suitability of general HTA methodology for medical devices is gaining interest as a topic of scientific discourse. Given the broad range of medical devices, there might be differences between groups of devices that impact both the necessity and the methods of their assessment. Our aim is to develop a taxonomy that provides researchers and policy makers with an orientation tool o...

Considering equity in health technology assessment: an exploratory analysis of agency practices

Panteli, Dimitra ; Kreis, Julia ; Busse, Reinhard (2015)

Objectives: Equity is one of the founding principles in most healthcare systems. Financial constraints entail an increased risk of exacerbating inequities and a greater need for evidence-based decisions. It is, therefore, both important and timely to enquire how equity can be addressed in health technology assessment (HTA) practice. We aimed to explore related practices from a broad range of HT...

How health technology assessment agencies address the issue of unpublished data

Kreis, Julia ; Panteli, Dimitra ; Busse, Reinhard (2014)

Objectives: Reporting bias potentially threatens the validity of results in health technology assessment (HTA) reports. Our study aimed to explore policies and practices of HTA agencies regarding strategies to include previously unpublished data in their assessments, focusing on requests to industry for unpublished data. Methods: We included international HTA agencies with publicly available me...

Changes in life satisfaction when losing one's spouse: individual differences in anticipation, reaction, adaptation and longevity in the German Socio-economic Panel Study (SOEP)

Infurna, Frank J. ; Wiest, Maja ; Gerstorf, Denis ; Ram, Nilam ; Schupp, Jürgen ; Wagner, Gert G. ; Heckhausen, Jutta (2016)

Losing a spouse is among the most devastating events that may occur in people's lives. We use longitudinal data from 1,224 participants in the German Socio-economic Panel Study (SOEP) to examine (a) how life satisfaction changes with the experience of spousal loss; (b) whether socio-demographic factors and social and health resources moderate spousal loss-related changes in life satisfaction; a...

Contingency factors on university spin-off formation: an empirical study in Germany

Lautenschläger, Arndt ; Haase, Heiko ; Kratzer, Jan (2014)

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate contingency factors on the emergence of university spin-off firms. The institutional and organisational factors the paper explores comprise the transfer potential of the university, the strategy and characteristics of the University Technology Transfer Organisations and specific support for spin-off formation. Design/methodology/approach – B...

Governing for innovation in horizontal service cooperations

Steinicke, Silvia ; Wallenburg, Carl Marcus ; Schmoltzi, Christina (2012)

Purpose – The purpose of this study is to provide insights into the role of governance mechanisms in fostering innovativeness in horizontal service cooperations. Design/methodology/approach – Data were collected from 225 horizontal service cooperations in the logistics industry via an online survey. Structural equation modeling was used to analyze the empirical data. Findings – The choice of go...

Applying lead user theory to young adults

Oosterloo, Nastasja ; Kratzer, Jan ; Achterkamp, Marjolein C. (2010)

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify lead users within social networks of young adults between 14 and 17 years of age. Design/methodology/approach – A questionnaire and the SAGS-method were used to collect data within seven high schools in the north of The Netherlands. These data were used to empirically test five hypotheses using the variables which could enable the identificatio...

Selecting the right supply chain based on risks

Wieland, Andreas (2013)

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to propose a model that enables a company to select the supply chain strategy based on risk probability p (measure of how likely/often a detrimental event occurs) and risk impact i (expression of the significance of a loss when that event occurs). Design/methodology/approach – This paper discusses four supply chain strategies: agility, robustness, resilien...

Benchmarking of industrial park infrastructures in Germany

Festel, Gunter ; Würmseher, Martin (2014)

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the operational performance of industrial park infrastructures in Germany to find first indications for cost saving potentials. Design/methodology/approach: Between 2006 and 2007, six chemical parks and chemical related industrial parks in Germany participated in a benchmarking study with focus on operation and maintenance of buildings, communic...