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Our Vision: Shaping tomorrow‘s education and organization through research

Our activities focus on Organizational Studies, Higher Education Research and Didactics of Engineering Education - the latter being represented by our Engineering Education Reserarch Group (EERG).

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New publication


24.01.2019 – Sabine Lauer & Uwe Wilkesmann (2019): How the institutional environment affects collegial exchange about teaching at German research universities: findings from a nationwide survey. Tertiary Education and Management 25 doi.org/10.1007/s11233-019-09020-5


New publication


05.11.2018 – Uwe Wilkesmann & Sabine Lauer (2018) The influence of teaching motivation and New Public Management on academic teaching, Studies in Higher Education, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2018.1539960


31st CHER Conference in Moskow

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18.09.2018 – Our chair participated in this year's CHER Conference from August 30 to September 1, 2018 in Moskow with a paper presented by Sabine Lauer and a poster presented by Dr. Christian J. Schmid.
Sabine Lauer: Impacts on collegial exchange about teaching – Findings from a nationwide survey.
Dr. Christian J. Schmid: Why (not)? A study on/about German academics’ (un)likely motivation to teach in continuing higher education (CHE).


New publication


17.05.2018 – Maximiliane Wilkesmann, Uwe Wilkesmann, (2018) "Industry 4.0 – organizing routines or innovations?", VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, Vol. 48 Issue: 2, pp.238-254.


EGOS Colloquium in Tallinn


13.02.2018 – Uwe Wilkesmann and Maxie Wilkesmann will present at the 34th EGOS Colloquium in Tallinn from 05. to 07-07-2018 a paper with the titel "Organizing routines or knowledge creation by Industry 4.0".


AERA Annual Meeting in New York


29.01.2018 – Uwe Wilkesmann and Sabine Lauer will present at the AERA Annual Meeting 2018 in New York a paper about "The Influence of Regulatory Styles of Teaching Motivation on Academic Teaching".


New Publication

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06.11.2017 – Sabine Lauer & Uwe Wilkesmann (2017): The governance of organizational learning: Empirical evidence from best-practice universities in Germany. The Learning Organization 24: 266-277.


CHER Conference, August 28 - 30, 2017

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04.07.2017 – Sabine Lauer and Uwe Wilkesmann will present a paper at this year's CHER Conference in Jyväskyla, Finland: "The governance of organizational learning. Empirical evidence from best-practice universities in Germany."


EGOS 2017 in Copenhagen

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29.05.2017 – Uwe Wilkesmann will present a paper at the 33rd EGOS Colloquium in Copenhagen from July 6 to 8, 2017 with the title: The artificially staged competition between organizations: How football clubs self-organize their competition and the social inequality.


New Publication


17.05.2017 – Sulamith Frerich, Tobias Meisen, Anja Richert, Marcus Petermann, Sabina Jeschke, Uwe Wilkesmann, A. Erman Tekkaya (eds.) (2017): Engineering Education 4.0. Excellent Teaching and Learning in Engineering Sciences. Springer


New zhb discussion paper


13.02.2017 – Uwe Wilkesmann (2016): Social inquality in German football. Does money score goals?


New Publication

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08.11.2016 – Haertel, Tobias, & Terkowsky, Claudius (Hrsg.) (2016): Creativity in Engineering Education [Special issue]. International Journal of Creativity & Problem Solving, 26(2), October 2016. The Korean Association for Thinking Development.