Navigation

Research projects

In addition to many smaller projects, our chair is currently working on the following projects in particular:

Current research projects

CODIFeY – Community-based service innovations for e-Mobility

The aim of the project is to provide scientifically qualified information and to inspire more users for electric mobility. In addition, innovative services related to e-mobility will be developed and implemented.

For further information please follow this link.

EFI Project „Sustainable Smart Industry“

Industry 4.0 denotes the intelligent digitalisation and the network of the industrial value creation. The German Government’s High-Tech Strategy considers Industry 4.0 as an essential future project for securing Germany’s global competitiveness. This research project aims to bring out – beyond the primarily investigated technical aspects – the diverse potential benefits and challenges related to the transition to Industry 4.0, in which economic, ecological, and social aspects and their interaction with technological developments and solutions are investigated.

For further information please follow this link.

Sustainability Management

The practice of sustainability management in – regardless of whether in profit-orientated, public and charitable organisations – poses a range of challenges. These challenges arise both due to the specificity and complexity of sustainability issues and due to a number of key factors within and around organizations

For further information please follow this link.

The political role of companies

This research project, conducted in cooperation with the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg, focuses on the phenomenon called “New Governance”: a term that refers to governance processes whereby rules for corporate action are set not only by the state but also by civil society organizations and companies.

For further information please follow this link.

Sustainable Supply Chain Management

The research project “Sustainable Supply Chain Management – Corporate strategies and capabilities” investigates the integration of sustainability in supply management strategies and processes.

For further information please follow this link.

Completed projects

Scaling Social Innovation

This research project is conducted in cooperation with researchers from the Leuphana University in Lunenburg. The research project focuses on the question of how social entrepreneurs can scale their social innovations to other contexts and multiply their social impact.

For further information please follow this link.

“Ordonomics”

This research project is conducted in cooperation with the Martin Luther University in Halle-Wittenberg. “Ordonomics” refers to a long-term research programme that seeks to develop general methodological and social theory foundations for application in the area of business ethics.

For further information please follow this link.