Inst. Technologie und Management (ITM)

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Managing supply chain analytics - guiding organizations to execute analytics initiatives in logistics and supply chain management

Herden, Tino T. (2020)

This doctoral thesis seeks to contribute to research on the managerial aspects of Analytics in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management by conducting four individual research studies and an extensive synopsis of their results. The goal of this thesis is to provide managers in Logistics and Supply Chain Management with means and insights to manage Analytics initiatives in their organiz...

Towards successful entrepreneurial outcomes amidst extreme fragility

Rashid, Lubna (2020)

Purpose: With an alarmingly high percentage of the human population living in countries impacted by violent conflict and social, environmental and economic fragility exacerbated by major global challenges, entrepreneurship is considered key to sustainable development and human prosperity. Entrepreneurs operating in fragile contexts contribute to peace building, poverty reduction and the advanc...

Crowdfunding: the moderating role of the funding goal on factors influencing project success

Pinkow, Felix ; Emmerich, Philip (2020)

Purpose: The factors determining the success of crowdfunding projects is one of the central aspects for crowdfunding researchers. Most quantitative approaches recognize the amount of funds targeted as an important control. However, little is known about the impact of the funding goal on other factors that impact crowdfunding success. We hypothesize that the effect of crowdfunding success factor...

Consumers’ Acceptance of a Bio-circular Automotive Economy: Explanatory Model and Influence Factors

Wurster, Simone ; Schulze, Rita (2020-03-12)

Sustainability in the automotive sector and appropriate end-of-life (EOL) management options for car tyres are important and constitute global issues. There is currently an oversupply of EOL tyres and the potential of circular economy (CE) tyres and for bio-based (BB) tyres warrants further investigation. Likewise, BB and CE tyres might be an interesting approach to improve the overall sustaina...

Overcoming Barriers in Supply Chain Analytics—Investigating Measures in LSCM Organizations

Herden, Tino T. ; Nitsche, Benjamin ; Gerlach, Benno (2020-02-26)

While supply chain analytics shows promise regarding value, benefits, and increase in performance for logistics and supply chain management (LSCM) organizations, those organizations are often either reluctant to invest or unable to achieve the returns they aspire to. This article systematically explores the barriers LSCM organizations experience in employing supply chain analytics that contribu...

The Impact of Environmental Risk Exposure on the Determinants of Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Middermann, Laura H. ; Kratzer, Jan ; Perner, Susanne (2020-02-18)

Does the increasing awareness of environmental risk exposure also affect intentions to create enterprises which address these social and environmental failures? Besides economic explanations that social and environmental needs and market failure create opportunities for sustainable entrepreneurship, it is less clear how cognitive processes and motivations related to sustainable entrepreneurship...

Bio-Based Products in the Automotive Industry: The Need for Ecolabels, Standards, and Regulations

Wurster, Simone ; Ladu, Luana (2020-02-21)

At the Hanover Fair in April 2018, the Bioconcept-Car was presented as a model for the future of sustainable mobility. Likewise, a car made of cellulose nanofiber was presented at the Tokyo Motor Show in 2019. Various additional automotive applications for bio-based materials have been developed, some of which are already in use in cars. However, supportive measures for stimulating their market...

Designing a Blockchain Model for the Paris Agreement’s Carbon Market Mechanism

Franke, Laura ; Schletz, Marco ; Salomo, Søren (2020-02-03)

This paper examines the benefits and constraints of applying blockchain technology for the Paris Agreement carbon market mechanism and develops a list of technical requirements and soft factors as selection criteria to test the feasibility of two different blockchain platforms. The carbon market mechanism, as outlined in Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement, can accelerate climate action by enabl...

Nurse prescribing of medicines in 13 European countries

Maier, Claudia B. (2019-12-09)

Background: Nurse prescribing of medicines is increasing worldwide, but there is limited research in Europe. The objective of this study was to analyse which countries in Europe have adopted laws on nurse prescribing. Methods: Cross-country comparative analysis of reforms on nurse prescribing, based on an expert survey (TaskShift2Nurses Survey) and an OECD study. Country experts provided count...

Employing Environmental Data and Machine Learning to Improve Mobile Health Receptivity

Theilig, Max-Marcel ; Korbel, Jakob J. ; Mayer, Gwendolyn ; Hoffmann, Christian ; Zarnekow, Rüdiger (2019-12-09)

Behavioral intervention strategies can be enhanced by recognizing human activities using eHealth technologies. As we find after a thorough literature review, activity spotting and added insights may be used to detect daily routines inferring receptivity for mobile notifications similar to just-in-time support. Towards this end, this work develops a model, using machine learning, to analyze the ...

Mapping domain characteristics influencing Analytics initiatives: The example of Supply Chain Analytics

Herden, Tino T. (2020-02-11)

Purpose: Analytics research is increasingly divided by the domains Analytics is applied to. Literature offers little understanding whether aspects such as success factors, barriers and management of Analytics must be investigated domain-specific, while the execution of Analytics initiatives is similar across domains and similar issues occur. This article investigates characteristics of the exec...

Evidence-based indications for the planning of PET or PET/CT capacities are needed

Fuchs, Sabine ; Grössmann, Nicole ; Ferch, Manfred ; Busse, Reinhard ; Wild, Claudia (2019-02-20)

Purpose To identify evidence-based indications for PET/PET–CT scans in support of facilities planning and to describe a pilot project in which this information was applied for an investment decision in an Austrian region. The study updates a Health Technology Assessment (HTA) report (2015) on oncological indications, extending it to neurological indications and inflammatory disorders. Methods...

How Corporate Sharewashing Practices Undermine Consumer Trust

Hawlitschek, Florian ; Stofberg, Nicole ; Teubner, Timm ; Tu, Patrick ; Weinhardt, Christof (2018-07-27)

Sharewashing describes a platform’s act of misleading consumers by purposely portraying an image of social and ecological principles while the platform’s business model does not necessarily involve them. Drawing on Corporate Social Responsibility and Green Marketing literature, we propose and evaluate a research model for investigating the impact of sharewashing perceptions on consumer trust. B...

Assessing the Impact of Crowd Tasking Apps on Resuscitation Success: The Case of Sudden Cardiac Arrests in Germany

Wurster, Simone ; Klafft, Michael ; Friedrich, Frank ; Bohn, Andreas (2016-04)

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is among the three most prominent causes of death in industrialized nations. Therefore, experts are calling for solutions, including IT-systems to mobilize volunteers. SCA emergencies require immediate action and advanced first aid skills. As of today, emergency services are often unable to arrive at the victim in time, and laypeople on the scene frequently fail to c...

Cloud- und Open Source-basierte Integrationsplattformen

Theilig, Max-Marcel ; Pröhl, Thorsten ; Felfeli, Jonas ; Holz, Julia (2019)

Die Digitalisierung des deutschen Mittelstands schreitet kontinuierlich voran, wenngleich bei noch vielen Unternehmen grundlegende Komponenten einer Digitalinfrastruktur fehlen oder nicht im vollen, gewünschten Umfang vorhanden sind: Wie eine eigene Website, CRM- oder ERP-Systeme. Im Zuge des Fortschritts sind in den Unternehmen in den letzten Jahren mehr und mehr unterschiedliche IT Systeme en...

Opportunity identification of migrant entrepreneurs

Hering, Daphne (2019)

International migration increases globally and is one of the key challenges of our time. One particular challenge is migrants’ social integration through labor market inclusion. Migrants often turn toward entrepreneurship as an alternative to unemployment. This option has proven to be viable with above-average rates of self-employment among migrants. This dissertation focuses on the antecedents...

Navigating international supply chains

Nitsche, Benjamin ; Verhoeven, Peter ; Lengeling, Joel Cedric (2019)

Future logistics managers will face a multitude of complex tasks and they will be required to develop efficient management concepts at short notice. University teaching – as well as further education – has the ability to prepare those logistics managers for future tasks by enabling them to transfer theoretical knowledge to practical problems. To contribute to more practice-oriented teaching app...

Pathway of digital transformation in logistics

Junge, Anna Lisa ; Verhoeven, Peter ; Reipert, Jan ; Mansfeld, Michael (2019)

The research study “Pathway of Digital Transformation in Logistics” deals with today’s logistics challenges, which are increasing speed and the integration of real-time information for data-driven services, implementing new organizational and leadership structures as well as the need for finding approaches for cooperation with new actors such as start-ups or tech companies. Therefore, the study...

IgniteWorx: Design and evaluation of a system-supported methodology for IIoT project setup

Slama, Dirk (2019)

The challenges that a project manager in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) must potentially face are manifold. These include new and unproven business models, new or changing business processes, complex internal and external stakeholder networks, and frequently changing or partly ill-defined requirements. Further challenges are related to a broad range of technical topics including embed...

Steuerung innovationsorientierter Public Private Partnerships

Schminder, Christian (2019)

Im Rahmen der öffentlichen Innovationspolitik stellen Public Private Partnerships (PPP) einen etablierten Ansatz dar, um in Form einzelner Kooperationsprojekte Technologietransfer zu unterstützen. Einhergehend mit dem traditionellen Anwendungsverständnis von PPP mangelt es solchen Kooperationen zunehmend an der Fähigkeit zur Umsetzung angestrebter Innovationsziele. Gründe unzureichender Leistun...