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Externe Veröffentlichungen

Hier sind alle Publikationen zusammengestellt, die die IfM-Wissenschaftler extern veröffentlicht haben.

results: 177
External publication | 2018
Women-led enterprises in Germany: the more social, ecological and corporate responsible businesses?

Previous research results on the development of women- and men-owned companies emphasize the necessity to include the structural differences of companies as well as the different characteristics of entrepreneurs and female entrepreneurs or managers in studies.

External publication | 2018
The German Mittelstand: antithesis to Silicon Valley entrepreneurship?

While medium-sized companies enjoy a high level of international recognition, in Germany they are sometimes regarded as not sufficiently innovative, growth- or technology-oriented compared to companies in Silicon Valley.

External publication | 2018
Business Transferability Chances: Does the Gender of the Owner-Manager Matter?

The article examines the question of whether the entrepreneurial behavior of entrepreneurs differs in the run-up to a business handover.

External publication | 2018
Women´s Entrepreneurship in Europe

The handbook shows the challenges that need to be overcome in the research field of "Female Entrepreneurship", both now and in the future.

External publication | 2018
The Role of Gender in Family-Business Research: A Systematic Review of the Literature

The article provides a systematic literature review of the interaction between gender and family businesses.

External publication | 2018
Three waves and counting: the rising tide of contextualization in entrepreneurship research

Although the first research activities made very slow progress, the contextual topic within entrepreneurship research has made good progress in recent years.

External publication | 2018
Contextual Entrepreneurship: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

Over the past decade, context research has developed into an important field of science.

External publication | 2018
The largest family businesses in Germany - Company Survey 2017: Cooperation with Start-ups

As part of the study series "The largest family-owned companies in Germany", the IfM Bonn conducted a survey of around 250 of the 4,700 largest family-owned companies in spring 2018 for the ninth time.

External publication | 2018
The use of self-management by small and medium-sized enterprises 2013-2016

The law to further facilitate the restructuring of companies (ESUG) changed the types of proceedings that allow companies threatened by insolvency to continue.

External publication | 2018
[Übersetzen nach: English] Entrepreneurial resourcefulness in unstable institutional contexts: The example of European Union borderlands

This paper aims to understand entrepreneurial resourceful behavior in contexts characterized by difficult economic conditions and institutional changes.

External publication | 2018
Women entrepreneurs´ financing revisited: taking stock and looking forward

Do financing agencies discriminate against women entrepreneurs, or is this simply a perception? Does the persistent underrepresentation of women in the financing industry, especially in venture capital, play a role?

External publication | 2017
The largest family-owned companies in Germany, key figures update 2017

As part of the study series "The largest family businesses in Germany", the IfM Bonn analyzed the balance sheet and P&L data of family businesses with annual sales of 50 million euros or more in the fall of 2017.

External publication | 2017
Data security and missing standards in medium-sized businesses

This book contribution examines the question of whether data and legal security as well as the lack of standards and norms represent significant challenges for the realization of Industry 4.0 for manufacturing companies in Germany.

External publication | 2017
SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in Canada

The report provides a comprehensive assessment of the structure and performance of SME and entrepreneurship activity in Canada, the business environment and framework conditions for SMEs and entrepreneurship, the strategic framework and delivery arrangements for policy, national SME and entrepreneurship programmes and the local dimension of the policy.

External publication | 2017
Business Takeover or New Venture? (Why) Do Women Prefer New Ventures?

This paper analyzes the role of (nascent) entrepreneurs’ sex in choosing the mode of business entry. Using a unique data set and estimating logit regressions we show that nascent entrepreneurs’ sex indeed affects their intended and actually chosen mode of entry.

External publication | 2017
Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Growth of Women´s Entrepreneurship

In this monograph, a renowned group of international authors describes where and in what form gender plays a role in the ecosystem of entrepreneurship.

External publication | 2017
The largest family businesses in Germany - Company Survey 2017

In the context of the study series "Die größten Familienunternehmen in Deutschland" the IfM Bonn has conducted a survey of about 312 of the more than 4,500 largest family businesses in spring 2017 for the eighth time.

External publication | 2017
Driving factors of innovation in family and non-family SMEs

This study examines the extent to which innovation behavior differs between family-run and non-family-run small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

External publication | 2017
[Übersetzen nach: English] Wider Greenwashing: Wie integre CSR-Akteure sich absichern können

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not only a management strategy that offers opportunities, but also involves risks. For example, opportunism can seriously jeopardize the success of CSR-related policies pursued by companies.

External publication | 2017
Innovativeness and business relationships in women-owned firms: The role of gender stereotypes

The paper examines the connection between business relationships and the innovative power of companies managed by female owners. In particular, it examines how gender stereotypes influence these contacts.