Business and Management

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.

Erste Bank Webster Start Up Campus – Launchpad Edition: Hardware

An event series, which aims at providing quick and easily accessible networking opportunities for start-ups and startup enthusiasts to meet with consultants, patent experts, funding agencies and partners and provides important information for startups by means of casual one-on-one conversations.

This time we will also introduce a couple of successful hardware startups from Austria, which will show you their prototypes and tell you about their ups and downs as well as best practices.

CHANGE LEADERSHIP - Program Presentation & Content Appetizers

How do you cope in the flux of changes? Research shows that 70 % of all change initiatives fail and the aimed-for benefits are not harvested. Today’s working professionals must know how to act as proper change agents. They need sound project management techniques, excellent communication skills and an understanding of the bigger picture, regardless of the industry and their formal position within the organization.

We would like to invite you to find out how you can become a successful change agent and thrive on challenge:

Successful Book & Research Presentation - ''Rethink! Project stakeholder management''

On 14th April 2016, Dr. Pernille Eskerod, Full Professor at the Business and Management Department proudly presented her new book ''Rethink! Project stakeholder management'' she co-authored with Dr. Martina Huemann and Dr. Claudia Ringhofer from WU Vienna University of Economics and Business in a fully booked Atrium on Webster Vienna’s campus.


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