The Business and Management Department is very proud to announce that two of our MBA-students, Ms. Jovana Djuric and Ms. Vera Meshcheriakova-Klabacher, were accepted to present their research at Webster’s student conference Research Across Disciplines: Spring 2017 Conference which took place in St. Louis on May 5-6, 2017.
The Business and Management Department held 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. Menbere Workie presented his research on “The Payoffs from Investing into Information and Communication Technology” and walked the audience through the process and execution of his research activity.
Ever ask yourself if the events on campus are worth attending? For one Webster Vienna student, dropping by an event held by the business and management department led to him landing an internship with Bloomberg. Many thanks to Alexandra Deubner from the Career Development Center for organizing the interviews, and supporting our students by checking their CVs and giving a preparation workshop. This is the first success in Vienna's ongoing efforts to promote job placement opportunities for students.
Business and Management Associate Professor Dr. Menbere Workie is publishing a monthly commentary on economics and finance in HN Komentare, the most readable Economic Newsletter in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. His latest commentary was dealing with the question of what makes the German economy so successful.
The Business and Management Department held another Research Seminar within its new event series. This time Dr. Pernille Eskerod, research expert on project management and stakeholder management, provided insights into her latest research work and techniques to students, staff and faculty. Her research seminar was based on a case study on the 50-year-old Astoria Bridge that connects the American states Oregon and Washington. Dr.
Business and Management Associate Professor Dr. Menbere Workie is publishing a monthly commentary on economics and finance in HN Komentare, the most readable Economic Newsletter in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. His latest commentary was dealing with the question of why public debt is so frightening:
The presentation provides a journey through the typical stages of a research project involving a quantitative survey as it may be conducted in a marketing-related master thesis. It will provide insights into research about impact factors on consumers’ intention to shop with their mobile phones, a behavior that is rapidly increasing in many industries.
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.