Welcome

to the Business Management Group!

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In summer term 2020, we will offer our courses online. Please check our website and our courses on the Learnweb.

Please note that you can best reach our staff via email. For general questions, please contact us at uf@wiwi.uni-muenster.de. If required, please send us your telephone number and we will call you back. 

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The Business Management Group conducts research and teaching in the broad spectrum of approaches to strategic management. Strategic management comprises all the decisions, commitments and actions aimed at gaining a sustainable competitive advantage. The market-based view of strategy focuses on opportunities and threats of the industry and environment and suggests selecting an industry with low competitive pressures. The resource-based view of strategy focuses on the internal strengths and weaknesses of the firm and suggests accumulating of and applying valuable, rare, imperfectly imitable, non-substitutable and transferable resources. The institution-based view of strategy focuses on good governance that reduces transaction costs in order to exploit the productivity advantages from an effective division of labor and specialization. 

The head of the group, Prof. Dr. Stephan Nüesch, is supported by a young and highly-motivated team of two Assistant Professors, Research and Teaching Assistants, Student Research Assistants, an Office Manager, and TJ the group's hamster.