Faculty member for the business and management department, Dr. Johan Winbladh, recently received the "Best Paper" award at the International Academic Conference which took place in Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Winbladh tells us more about this honor granted by the International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.
Evamaria Mayer, who graduated in December 2016 with a BA in Media Communications and a minor in Business & Management, has accepted a position as a TV-host and reporter in Beijing for the Chinese Global Television Network (CGTN).
The Business and Management Department invited faculty, students and staff to another Research Seminar within its new event series to provide insights into current departmental research activities and to support students in preparing for their upcoming master theses. This time Dr. Maria Madlberger presented her research on "Shopping by swiping: What drives users to make purchases with their mobile phones?".
For this week’s Alumni Spotlight, we are excited to share the story of Webster University graduate and entrepreneur, Maryam Yeganehfar. Maryam, class of 2000 with a BA in Management with an Emphasis in Marketing, runs and manages her own event production company, Yamyam Event Production, which is located only a few minutes away from our campus.
WebMUN 2017 officially began accepting applications for participants this week. Themed “The Sustainable Goals: 17 Goals to Transform Our World,” WebMUN brings students from around the world to Webster Vienna’s Palais Wenkheim for a four-day conference this October.
Secretary General Ava Novidi says that this is a great opportunity for students to acquire new skills or hone existing ones. Student learn public speaking and research skills, as each team of participants or participant needs to research a country’s stance of various committee topics.
At this year’s European Academy of Management (EURAM) research conference in Glasgow, Scotland, 21-24 June 2017, prof. Dr. Pernille Eskerod served in numerous roles. As a Strategic Interest Group (SIG) board member for the SIG on Project Organising she was appointed as the program manager of the SIG. That included communications with authors, presenters and role takers from all over the world before and during the intensive conference days.
Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship Grant, and in partnership with Lauder Business School, will have the privilege to host Professor Joel M. Stern’s course: “The Theory and Policy of Modern Finance” this Spring. A pioneer and leading advocate of the concept of managing for shareholder value, Prof. Stern has published and co-authored several acclaimed books on financial economics and is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stern Stewart & Co.
The New Student Orientation is mandatory for new students and a great opportunity to meet one’s peers new to Webster and familiarize oneself with the American university system, meet and make an appointment with the academic advisor, learn more about Vienna and all it has to offer to degree seeking students, discuss cultural differences and culture shock, and last but not least get acquainted with the Webster Vienna campus and its various services, staff and faculty.
The Head of the department for Business and Management at Webster Vienna, Nikolaos Antonakakis, gives his view on perspectives for the greek economy and its perspectives in an article in "Kleine Zeitung".
An article co-written by Dr. Bradley E Wiggins, associate professor and department head of media communications, was recently re-published in Hungarian by the peer-reviewed, online journal Apertúra. The article was identified as a definitive piece of scholarship on the topic of internet memes and was included in a special issue of Apertúra along with re-publications of related, definitive scholarship by others.
Article on innovation within Webster Vienna along with a special feature on the Vice President and Provost of Webster University, Dr. Julian Schuster, and the Head of our Business department in Vienna, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis.