Faculty of Business and Economics


Hans Boeckler Foundation, Düsseldorf

  • Effect of co-determination in corporate governance - an empirical analysis in the context of the financial and economic crises
    Through an empirical comparison of European publicly traded companies, the study analyzes the effect of co-determination in the context of financial and economic crises. Various aspects of corporate governance such as innovation behaviour, M&A activities, strategic orientation, etc., are considered.

    Sponsor: Hans Boeckler Foundation, Düsseldorf

    Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Michael Wolff, Chair of Management and Control

    Additional partners: Philipps University of Marburg

    Funding period: 2015-2018

  • PhD programme "Upgrading of Qualifications in SMEs - Demand for High Skilled Workers and Academisation"

    Sponsor: Hans Boeckler Foundation

    Prof. Dr. Kilian Bizer, Chair of Economic Policy and SME Research

    Faculty representatives:

    • Prof. Dr. Lutz M. Kolbe, Chair of Information Management
    • Prof. Dr. Susan Seeber, Chair of Business Education and Human Resource Development

    Additional Partners:

    • Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences (GGG)
    • SME Network of the GGG
    • Training for Leading Virtual Teams
    • Economic Policy Training for SMEs in the Skilled Craft Industry
    • Cooperation of Universities and Trade Unions Göttingen
    • Sociological Research Institute (SOFI)
    • Institute for Small Business Economics (ifh)
    • Metropolitan areas of Hannover, Braunschweig, Wolfsburg, and Göttingen