Business and Management

Vienna Startup Day 2016

Being a “born global” startup brings various challenges for young companies and young entrepreneurs. Being international almost from the very inception brings many challenges and obstacles, such as geographic distance, cultural distance, lack of local market knowledge, different competitors across countries, varying customer needs, and many others.

EXPERT TALK | Start-ups, born globals!

Let’s talk about international mobility of start-ups!

Start-ups have a propensity for international mobility go global from day one when building a new business. Indeed, more and more start ups are taking their chances abroad. But what are the main differences between launching and expanding a business in different regions of the world?

Student Club „Business and Management Society“ is looking for a new president!

TAKE OVER THE LEAD! You have great ideas and want to create a fun & hands-on environment for students to explore the practical sides of Business & Management? Workshops, events, fundraisers, company visits – you name it, you create it!

Webster Vienna hosts 11th EAISM Colloquium on Organisational Change and Development

From September 9-10, 2016 Webster Vienna hosted the 11th EIASM Colloquium on Organisational Change and Development CHANGE MANAGEMENT: CHANGE AGENTS. In co-organisation with the EIASM (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management), the Business and Management Department welcomed around 40 academics from around the world to the heart of Vienna where they presented their papers and attended workshops on the topic of Organisational Change and Development.

Die Presse - Das Dilemma mit dem Wachstum

Article featuring research from the Head of our Business department, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis


Read full article here (in German)

BM Department co-organized workshop with WU Vienna

To welcome and learn from two visiting researchers, PhD scholar Karyne Ang and Associate Professor Catherine Killen of the University of Technology Sydney, Webster Vienna's Business & Management Department co-organized a research-based workshop with WU Vienna on the topic of ‘Value and decision making in multi-project, multi-stakeholder environments’. The event for practitioners, students, and faculty took place at the WU Vienna campus in late June 2016. Webster students, adjunct faculty and salaried faculty were also participating.

Webster Faculty in Numerous Roles at EURAM 2016

At this year’s European Academy of Management (EURAM) research conference in Paris, 1-4 June 2016, prof.Dr. Eskerod served in numerous roles. As a Strategic Interest Group (SIG) board member for the SIG on Project Organising, she was prior to the conference responsible for the review process of submitted SIG papers. That included communications with 80 reviewers and 120 authors from all over the world. At the SIG kick-off meeting in Paris, she acted as a moderator. In addition, she acted as session chair more times during the intensive conference days.

Webster & Cybersecurity - exclusive event for industry experts

Last week Webster Vienna Private University invited selected industry experts and journalists to an exclusive event on the topic of Cybersecurity on campus. Dr.

The importance of Digital Marketing

Recent fast advancement in digital technologies and relevant changes in consumer behavior are reshaping the world of sales and marketing. The huge potential of on-line real-time connectivity with clients, especially through websites, e-shops, and social networks, has generated seemingly endless possibilities for personalized products, services, and communication, which entrepreneurs needs to implement into their business strategies.

Are Voters Rational?

Fitting in a year of presidential elections in Austria and the United States, Webster Vienna Business and Management faculty member Ralph Schoellhammer published a book chapter on the question of voting behavior. The article outlines the misperception of political participation as a purely rational act, the role of emotions and morality in group formation and conclude with a section on what this means for contemporary politics in Europe and the United States.


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