FG Entrepreneurship & Innovationsmanagement (EIM)

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Social innovation & social entrepreneurship

Mostovova, Elena (2019)

The main purpose of this doctoral thesis is to improve our understanding of social innovation and social entrepreneurship phenomena and the process of social value creation. The four articles add to conceptualization efforts and make empirical contributions on the types of social ventures as well as operationalization and measurement of social value generation. Methods used combine structural l...

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...

Sustainable entrepreneurship for commercialising radical clean technologies

Kant, Marvin (2018)

The purpose of this research is to increase our understanding of how sustainable entrepreneurship (SE) can enable the commercialisation of radical clean technologies (cleantech). The aim is to realise more sustainability-oriented innovation (SOI) in order to move towards an economy with closed carbon loops and an efficient (re-)use of resources. Previous research focussed on drivers, barriers,...

The Best, the Worst, and the Hardest to Find: How People, Mobiles, and Social Media Connect Migrants In(to) Europe

Borkert, Maren ; Fisher, Karen E. ; Yafi, Eiad (2018)

For displaced people, migrating into Europe has highly complex information needs about the journey and destination. Each new need presents problems of where to seek information, how to trust or distrust information, and financial and other costs. The outcomes of receiving poor or false information can cause bodily harm or death, loss of family, or financial ruin. We aim to make two major contri...

3 Essays on art ecommerce in the light of western commercial art markets

Bayer, Katharina (2018)

The past few years have seen a quantum jump in the increase of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) - related innovations and e-businesses primarily embracing in consumer-oriented, web-based electronic commerce (EC) dedicated to selling visual art and collectible items in the western commercial art markets. The Internet medium functions as a novel retail patronage mode, wherein art ob...

Not just the what and how, but also the who: the impact of entrepreneurship educators

Steiner, Susanne (2014)

The profile of entrepreneurship educators is as unexplored as it is diverse. While many studies in entrepreneurship education (EE) look at students and their entrepreneurial learning process (e.g., Peterman and Kennedy, 2003; Fayolle et al., 2006; Pittaway and Cope, 2007; Müller, 2009), they have so far paid little attention to the profiles of educators. Educators’ profiles, however, might pla...

Entrepreneurship education in the age of effectuation: teaching strategies evidence from Mexico and Germany

Guerrero, Maribel ; Steiner, Susanne (2011)

The positive impact of Entrepreneurship on economic development has been supported by many research studies (Drucker 1985). Based on those, education and training have been confirmed as relevant factors in promoting and fostering an entrepreneurial perspective (Gibb 1994; Peterman and Kennedy 2003; Kuratko 2005; Pittaway and Cope 2007). Therefore, universities have increasingly incorporated ent...

Show me the money: the impact of funding on entrepreneurship education at German universities

Steiner, Susanne ; Kratzer, Jan ; Haase, Heiko (2013)

This article examines the current characteristics of Entrepreneurship Education (EE) at German universities. We first assess the degree of alignment between course objectives and corresponding contents on an individual course level. As a result, we find a low degree of alignment. In the second part of our analysis we show that the German universities in our sample predominantly use internal fun...

Promotoren und Kompetenzen projektorientierter Organisationen

Lehner, Patrick (2018)

Fast alle Unternehmen führen Projekte. Doch heutzutage reicht es nicht mehr, nur einzelne Projekte erfolgreich zu managen. Die projektorientierte Organisation gewinnt zunehmend an Bedeutung. Welchen Nutzen stiften projektorientierte Organisationen und welche Kompetenzen zeichnet eine projektorientierte Organisation aus? Welche Rolle nehmen Schlüsselpersonen bei der Entwicklung projektorientiert...

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...

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...

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...

Social responsibility as determining factor for the sustainable development of the innovation capability

Grinev, Vladimir (2013-11-21)

Fähigkeiten und Infrastruktur für aktive Nutzung der Innovationspotenziale bestimmen den Erfolg der einzelnen Organisationen und ganzer Länder. Soziales Umfeld, bestimmt von Unternehmens- und regionalen Mentalitäten, sowie von weiteren Faktoren, die im vorliegenden Artikel kurz beschrieben werden, ist einer der entscheidenden Faktoren für eine nachhaltige Entwicklung von Innovationspotenzialen....