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The importance of corporate venture capital (CVC) managers for the innovation performance of companies

Research paper published by the Institute for Entrepreneurship in Research Policy

Corporate venture capital (CVC) is a strategy used by established companies to increase their innovation performance. The heads of CVC units act as knowledge brokers between the portfolio companies and the parent company and are therefore crucial for increasing innovation performance. Accordingly, parent companies are currently increasingly interested in an instrument for making well-founded recruitment decisions when looking for new heads of CVC units. 

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Schmalenbach Conference: First Strategy Meeting with Prof. vom Brocke as New Board Member

In April, the Schmalenbach Conference 2024 took place, preceded by a strategy meeting of its new board, which has included Prof. Jan vom Brocke (Chair of Information Systems and Business Process Management at the University of Münster) since January 2024. He represents the field of economics on the board of the Schmalenbach Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V., which is a comprehensive and independent association.

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Now available: Part 4 of the Alumni Stories featuring Daniela Bücker

Interview series featuring alumni of the School of Business & Economics

The School of Business & Economics, along with its alumni association, AlumniUM, presents "Alumni Stories" – a series of interviews in which graduates of the School share their career paths and experiences at the University of Münster. In the articles, our alumni report the successes and challenges of their professional careers and provide valuable insights into their day-to-day work in banks, management consultancies, foundations, in the field of renewable energies, and much more.

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Master your future: Successful Premiere for School's Info Day

Numerous students took the opportunity to inform themselves about the various master's programs at the first "Master your future" Info Day of the School of Business & Economics. Professors, students, program managers, and alumni presented the programs in Business Administration, Business Development, Economics, and Information Systems, and answered questions about content and application in personal conversations.

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SPIEGEL Portrait: Why studying in Münster is great

"Lively, diverse, and connected" - that's how Münster is currently presented on the news portal SPIEGEL Online. As part of the series "Discovering University Cities," communication and political science student Pauline describes the highlights of her university town. She chose Münster because it is "so picturesque," with good infrastructure and many green spaces.

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Imitation in the C-suite: How uncertainty shapes the role of the CHRO in management

Research article by the Institute for Entrepreneurship published in the International Journal of Human Resource Management

Despite its high relevance, top management has received little attention in HR research. Recent studies have shown that mimicry of corporate structures due to uncertainty—the so-called mimetic isomorphism—influences the composition of top management. This development raises the question of the extent to which mimicry and uncertainty influence the structural decision to promote HR executives to top management.

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New publication by Martin Artz on target transparency and target setting in Top 6 Accounting Journal

Together with Markus Arnold from the University of Bern and Ivo Tafkov from Georgia State University, Martin Artz has recently published a new research article "The effect of target transparency on managers' target setting decisions" in the Top 6 Accounting journal "Accounting, Organizations and Society". The three authors experimentally investigate how target transparency among employees within an organization affects managers' target setting decisions, especially when employees are dependent on each other for help.

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Prof. Dr. Verena Rieger assumes Chair of Business Management Group

We are very pleased to welcome Prof. Dr. Verena Rieger to the School of Business & Economics. Since April 2024, she has been the Head of Chair of Business Management Group at the Center for Management (Business Administration), which focuses on research and teaching at the intersection of Strategic Management, Sustainability, Digital Transformation, and Innovation Management. Previously, Verena Rieger worked at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf at the Chair of Business Administration, especially Management, and at TU Dortmund at the Chair of Business Management.

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