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Anne Busch and Ann-Christine Schulz: How large companies profit from start-ups

December 14, 2020

Endowed Professor Dr. Anne Busch and Prof. Dr. Ann-Christine Schulz publish an article "How large companies profit from start-ups: top dogs and young savages" in the December issue of the transfer magazine IT&Production. […]

Improving organizational learning through the COMPASS Self-Check Tool

December 4, 2020

Senior Researcher Dr. Katharina Jarmai and co-authors publish an article about the COMPASS Self-Check Tool, which was developed within the framework of a Horizon 2020 project to help companies improve their organizational learning through self-assessment. […]

Markus Scholz on the new Power of the Pharmaceutical Industry: Covid-19 Vaccines and the Social Responsibility of Pharmaceutical Companies

November 25, 2020

"Pricing and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines can intensify global and social inequality," argues business ethicist based in Austria in a recent publication. […]

New lecture series “Responsible Management Lectures” successfully introduced

November 19, 2020

First round of the "Responsible Management Lectures: Ideas for Better Business" of the IBES successfully accomplished. […]

Six Ways Companies Can Promote and Protect Human Rights

November 6, 2020

Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz pulished an article in MIT Solan Management Review with N. Craig Smith (INSEAD) demonstrating options companies can respond to a government’s human rights abuses. The extent to which corporations should react to human rights abuses by governments in their host and home countries has become one of the most dynamic and […]

New study “Sustainability Management in Austrian SMEs” published

October 30, 2020

The practical study was carried out within the framework of the endowed professorship for Microeconomics of Competitiveness at the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) of FHWien der WKW. The results of the project „City of Vienna Competence team for sustainable, strategic and opportunity-oriented management of SMEs“ funded by the City of Vienna […]

Research on Collective Action: First Josef Ressel Centre opens at FHWien der WKW

October 21, 2020

A research Centre on Collective Action and Responsible Partnerships is starting at the Institute for Business Ethics and Sustainable Strategy at the FHWien der WKW, the University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication in Vienna. It examines what motivates companies to cooperate. […]

Collective Action Initiatives in Response to the Digital Transformation

October 8, 2020

FH-Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz and Maria Riegler, MSc  published an article in the compendium “Digital Change and Ethics”, edited by Markus Hengstschläger and the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development. In their chapter “Responsible Innovation: Corporate Responsibility and Collective Action”, the two IBES researchers examine how Collective Action initiatives can help to meet the […]

Markus Scholz at panel discussion of Zukunft Personal & Global Peter Drucker Forum

October 7, 2020

Leadership, operations and services in times of crisis IBES Director FH-Prof. Dr. Markus Scholz will participate in a panel discussion on “Leadership in times of crisis” at ZP EUROPE VIRTUAL. The panel takes place in cooperation with the Global Peter Drucker Forum. Continue everyday business as far as possible and lead it under difficult legal, […]

Lectures series Responsible Management Lectures: Ideas for Better Business

September 16, 2020

IBES invites to public lectures with prominent guests. The climate crisis and not least the Covid-19 pandemic underline the urgency for a transformation of the socio-economic framework of our social life. With the lecture series “Responsible Management Lectures: Ideas for Better Business” IBES aims to initiate an interdisciplinary discourse on the future of our economic […]