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Externe Veröffentlichungen

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

results: 177
External publication | 2017
On the influence of vocational orientation measures at schools on the career choice behavior of young people

Young people's choice of career is a much-discussed topic, both in school and company practice and in the context of education and labor market policy. Last but not least, it is a popular subject of investigation in pedagogical-didactic research.

External publication | 2017
Context and Entrepreneurial Cognition

Most people have at least a rough idea of what context means. However, the perception of what contexts are based on can vary greatly.

External publication | 2017
Come on out of the ghetto, please - Building the future of entrepreneurship research

The article shows that formerly marginal and now intensively considered sub-areas of entrepreneurship research lead to findings that can be fundamental for a more practical and critical research in the future.

External publication | 2017
The interaction of equity crowdfunding platforms and ventures: an analysis of the preselection process

A growing number of young and innovative companies receive financial support through public calls over the Internet. The associated campaigns take place on specialized platforms that act as intermediaries between founders and potential investors.

External publication | 2017
The demise of a model? The state of collective bargaining and worker representation

This paper examines the development of collective bargaining in the German private sector since 2000, using the company and company history panel of the Institut für Arbeitsmakrt- und Berufsfoschung (Institute for Employment Research) to examine changes in collective bargaining both longitudinally and in cross-section.

External publication | 2017
Do unfair perceived own pay and top managers’ pay erode satisfaction with democracy?

Workers who feel unfairly paid or who feel that the income of managers on the boards of large companies is unfair are less satisfied with the current state of democracy in Germany.

External publication | 2016
The largest family-owned companies - Key figures update 2016

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 2016.

External publication | 2016
Economic education as part of general education

Can and should the school teach entrepreneurship? This article examines the question of the importance of entrepreneurship education for the national economy and for future employment.

External publication | 2016
Women´s Entrepreneurship in Global and Local Contexts

All over the world, the phenomenon "entrepreneurship" has developed a high momentum of its own.

External publication | 2016
Everyday Entrepreneurship - A Call for Entrepreneurship Research to Embrace Entrepreneurial Diversity

The authors plead in their contribution for taking a comprehensive and open perspective within the Entrepreneurship Research towards the question, what constitutes entrepreneurship.

External publication | 2016
Wandering between Contexts

The diversity of entrepreneurship is caused on the one hand by the individual actions of the entrepreneurs. On the other hand, the framework conditions within which a company is founded or managed also have an impact.

External publication | 2016
The largest family businesses in Germany - Spring Survey 2016

As part of the study series "The largest family-owned companies in Germany", the IfM Bonn conducted a survey of around 380 of the more than 4,500 largest family-owned companies for the seventh time in spring 2016.

External publication | 2016
The largest family businesses in Germany - Spring survey 2016

As part of the study series "The largest family-owned companies in Germany", the IfM Bonn conducted a survey of around 380 of the 4,500 largest family-owned companies for the seventh time in spring 2016.

External publication | 2016
Doing business in a globalized world - Family business in Germany

Owner- and family-run companies are considered to be significantly more risk-averse in their business activities than manager-led companies.

External publication | 2016
Destination: self-employment

The number of self-employed people is likely to stagnate in the near future or could even fall in view of demographic change. In order to counter this development, it is necessary to soften the reservations about taking up entrepreneurial activity.

External publication | 2016
Self-administered insolvency proceedings as a means of reorganization

In 2012, the insolvency law was reformed with the aim of increasing the chances of insolvent companies to continue their operations. The "Act to Further Facilitate the Reorganization of Companies" (ESUG) strengthens the "self-administration by the debtor" option by making it easier to apply for and implement the law.

External publication | 2016
A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship and Context

It is increasingly recognized that entrepreneurship can be better understood if one also looks at the different framework conditions. This book presents the challenges for entrepreneurship research that arise from the wide range of contexts.

External publication | 2016
Digitization yes- Industry 4.0 so far under reservation

Due to scarce resources, SMEs often lack the know-how to assess newer ICT applications in terms of their economic relevance or their chances for new business models.

External publication | 2016
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs in Germany

The report contains an overview of current and planned measures to promote entrepreneurial independence for women in Germany, as well as an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of these measures in the areas of entrepreneurial skills, access to financing, and institutional framework conditions.

External publication | 2016
Entrepreneurs and entrepreneur inside in Germany

For a long time, entrepreneurship was associated with patriarchal families. However, a glance at history shows that you don't have to be born to be an entrepreneur.