The research activities of the Departement of Management are essentially organised within the chairs. Their professors and doctoral students carry out their research in the respective specialisations. The main research topics of the chairs and the activities of the doctoral students can be found on the following subpages.

The researchers of the department publish their research results regularly in national and international journals. Below you find some examples for such publications.

  • Accounting and Finance

    Schuhmacher, K., Burkert, M. (2022): Time is relative: How framing of time estimation affects the accuracy of cost information, Management Science 68 (7): 5493-5513. 

    Burkert, M., Calderon, T., Hesford, J. W. & Turner, M. J. (2022): Azure Lodging, Inc.: A case study on capital budgeting with capital rationing in a service industry context, Issues in Accounting Education 37 (2): 67–89. 

    Burkert, M., Fischer, M. F., Hoos, F., Schuhmacher K. (2017): The relationship between lack of controllability and proactive work behaviour: An empirical analysis of competing theoretical explanations, Accounting and Business Research 47 (2): 144-171.

    Dembinski, P., Kameling, J. - invited editors - (2021): Virtuous circle of ethics and sustainability, in Finance & the common Good/Bien Commun, no 48-49, 2021, in:Observatoire de la Finance.

    Dembinski, P. (2017): Ethics & Trust in Finance, Routledge.

    Eugster N., Isakov D., Ducret R., J.-P. Weisskopf, (2022): Chasing dividends during the COVID-19 pandemic, International Review of Finance, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 335-345.

    Isakov D., Pérignon C., J.-P. Weisskopf (2021): What if dividends were tax-exempt? Evidence from a natural experiment, Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 34, Issue 12, (December), pp. 5756–5795.

    Ducret R., Isakov D. (2020): The Korea discount and chaebols, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, vol. 63, (October), 101396.

    Eugster N., Isakov D. (2019): Founding Family Ownership, Stock Market Returns, and Agency Problems, Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 107, (October),105600 (Lead article).

    Missonier-Piera, F., Spadetti, C. (2023), “The consequences of earnings management for the acquisition premium in friendly takeovers”, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Vol. 50, pp. 308-334.

    Missonier-Piera, F., Dick, W. (2020): Financial Accounting with IFRS, Pearson Education.

    Missonier-Piera, F., Spadetti, C.: The Consequences of Earnings Management on the Acquisition Premium of Friendly Takeovers, in: Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, (forthcoming).

    Missonier-Piera, F., Bilodeau, J. (2015): The Design of Debt Contracts: evidence of cost effective use of covenants from large sample of small loans, in: Corporate Ownership and Control. 

    Chardonnens, P., Fiechter, P., Wallmeier, M. (2022): The Disappearance of the Zero-Earnings Discontinuity: SOX, Dotcom Boom or Gradual Decline?, in: Finance Research Letters 48, 2022, 103033.

    Wallmeier, M., Iseli, C. (2022): Home Bias and Expected Returns: A Structural Approach, in: Journal of International Money and Finance 124, 2022.

    Wallmeier, M. (2021): Mispricing of index options with respect to stochastic dominance bounds?, in: Critical Finance Review  10, 2021, 21-55.

    Wallmeier, M. (2021): Unser Finanzsystem: Nur für Schönwetterlagen tauglich?, in: Die Unternehmung - Swiss Journal of Business Research and Practice 75, 2021, 228-237.

  • International Management, Strategy and Organisation

    Araujo, P., Davoine, E., & Donzé, P. Y. (2023). Banking elites and the transformation of capitalism in Switzerland: A prosopographic analysis (1890–2020). Business History, 1-25.

    Dolce, V.,  Davoine, E., Wodociag, S., Ghislieri, Ch. (2023):  The road to an international career: The “Erasmus effect” on resilience, intercultural interactions and cultural intelligence. International Journal of Intercultural Relations

    Cangià, F., Davoine, E., & Tashtish, S. (2022). Gender and the career trajectories of highly skilled Syrian refugees in Switzerland. Migration Letters19 (6), 751-764. 

    Audrin, B., Davoine E. (2022): The metaphors of Digital transformation,  in A Ortenblad (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Metaphor in Organization Studies, Oxford: OUP, in press

    Davoine, E., Furrer O. (2022), Les défis de l'internationalisation des entreprises. Vuibert : Paris 

    Davoine, E., Schmid, S. (2022): Career patterns of top managers in Europe: Signs of further globalisation? European Management Journal, 40 (4), pp 467-474

    Cangia, F., Davoine, E., Tashtish, S. (2021), (Im) mobilities, waiting and professional aspirations: The career lives of highly skilled Syrian refugees in Switzerland, Geoforum, Vol. 125, pp 57-65

    Barmeyer, C., Davoine, E. (2019). Facilitating intercultural negotiated practices in joint ventures: The case of a French–German railway organization. International Business Review28 (1), 1-11.

    P. Coulange, Dembinski, P. (sous la direction): Ecologie et Technologie au prisme de l'enseignement social chrétien, St Augustin, St Maurice, 2021

    Dembinski, P. (2020): Un colosse aux pieds d'argile - Quand l’imaginaire économique en vient à s’épuiser, in: Revue d'éthique et de théologie morale, 2020/HS N° Hors-série | pages 137 à 153

    Stock, D. M., Erpf, P. (2022): Systematic literature review on entrepreneurial orientation in nonprofit organizations – Far more than business‐like behavior, in: Journal of Philanthropy and Marketing, published online 10 May.

    Erpf, P. & Gmür, M. (Hrsg.) (2023): Unternehmerische Führung und Kultur in Nonprofit-Organisationen: Erfolgsbeispiele und aktuelle Trends. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien.

    Erpf, P., Butkevičienė, E., Pučėtaitė, R. (2022): Between de Jure and de Facto: Embedding Western Concepts of Social Entrepreneurship in Post-Socialist Reality, in: Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 13(1), 1-28.

    Erpf, P., Gmür, M., Baumann, J.: Does the Business Suit Fit? Drivers for Economic Performance in Social Enterprises. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, published online 21 July 2022.

    Evans, R., Raudsaar, M., Līcīte-Ķurbe, L., Butkevičienė, E., Erpf, P., Urmanavičienė, A., & Raišienė, A. G. (2021): Social Enterprises in Rural Areas: A Comparative Study of the Baltic States, in: Social Enterprise in Central and Eastern Europe (pp. 252-272), Routledge.

    Urmanavičienė, A., Butkevičienė, E., Erpf, P., Raišienė, A. G. (2021). Social Enterprises in Lithuania: Historical Roots and Current Trends, in: Social Enterprise in Central and Eastern Europe (pp. 123-137), Routledge. 

    Gonin, M., Gachet, N., Erpf, P. (2021). Social Enterprise Approaches in Switzerland. In: Social Enterprise in Western Europe (pp. 235-252), Routledge.

    Fauchart, E. (2021): Do-It-Yourself or Do-It-Together: How digital technologies affect creating alone or with others?" (with M. Bacache, M. Bourreau, F. Moreau), Technovation

    Fauchart, E. (2021): Getting more from many -A framework of community resourcefulness in new venture creation" (with C. Hertel, J. Binder), Journal of business Venturing, 36(3)

    Fauchart, E. (2016): Measuring the social identity of entrepreneurs: Scale development and international validation (with P. Sieger, M. Gruber, T. Zellweger), Journal of Business Venturing (1)31(5):542-572   

    Fauchart, E. (2014): Weak links and the management of reputational interdependencies (with Robin Cowan), Strategic Management Journal (1*). Vol. 35, pp. 532-549

    Ben Jemaa-Boubaya, K., Furrer, O., Hani, M., Dikmen, L., and Cheriet, F. (2022): The Imbrication of Internal and External Coopetition in Strategic Alliances, in: Managing Interpartner Cooperation in Strategic Alliances (MICSA), T.K. Das (ed.), Edward Elgar, pp. 63-90.

    Furrer, O., Davoine E. (2022): Les défis de l'internationalisation des entreprises, Vuibert - Recherche: Paris 

    Gmür, M., Lichtsteiner, H., Stuhlmann, K., Erpf, P. & Andeßner, R. (2023): Das Freiburger Management-Modell für Nonprofit-Organisationen, 10. Auflage, Bern/Stuttgart: Haupt.

    Andeßner, R., Greiling, D., Gmür, M. (Hrsg.): Kooperation und Konkurrenz von Nonprofit-Organisationen. Konzeptionelle und empirische Beiträge aus der Forschung, Linz: 2022.

    Erpf, P., Gmür, M., Baumann, J. (2022): Does the Business Suit Fit? Drivers for Economic Performance in Social Enterprises. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship: published online 21 July.

    Sender, A. & Gmür, M. (Hrsg.) (2022): The Role of HRM in Making Change Happen. Die Unternehmung 76/4 .

    Jovanovic, J., Morschett, D. (2022): Under which conditions do manufacturing companies choose FDI for service provision in foreign markets? An investigation using fsQCA, in: Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 104, July, pp. 38-50.

    Wu, J., Morschett, D. (2021): M&As by Chinese Multinational Enterprises in Developed Economies – Strategic Asset Seeking and Bundling, in: European Journal of International Management, 2021

    Jovanovic, J, Morschett, D. (2021): International resource configuration of product-related services in the digital age – An analysis of its antecedents, in: Journal of Service Management, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 813-834.

    Schmid, D., de Thomas Wagner, F, Morschett, D. (2021): Archetypes of Driver Combinations Leading to Foreign Market Exit – An Investigation into European Grocery Retailing, in: Management International Review, Vol. 61, pp. 521–562.

    Schmid, D., Morschett, D. (2020): Decades of research on foreign subsidiary divestment: What do we really know about its antecedents?, in: International Business Review, Vol. 27, Issue 4.

    Onken-Menke, G., Lauritzen, G.D., Nüesch, S., J.N. Foege (2022). Organizational attractiveness after identity threats of crises: how potential employees anticipates social identity. In: European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, V. 31, pp. 622-640.

    Clemens, V., Sabel. C.A., Foege, J.N., Nüesch, S. (2022). System design choice in the sharing economy: how different institutional logics drive consumer perception and consumers’ Intention to use sharing systems. In: Schmalenbach Journal of Business Research, V. 74, pp. 201-234.

    Loberg, L., Nüesch, S., Foege, J.N. (2021). Forced distribution rating systems and team collaboration. In: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 188, pp. 18—35.

    Kröll, C., Nüesch, S., Foege, J.N. (2021). Flexible work practices and organizational attractiveness in Germany: the mediating role of anticipated organizational support. In: The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Vol. 32, pp. 543-572.

    Jung, C., Foege, J.F., Nüesch, S. (2020). Cash for contingencies: how the organizational task environment shapes the cash-performance relationship. In: Long Range Planning., Vol. 53, pp. 101885.

  • Marketing and Innovation Management

    Bambauer-Sachse, S. (2022): Acquiring Professional Service Customers: Do Agile Project Methods Increase the Intention to Choose an Out-supplier?, in: Journal of Business-to-Business Marketing, in press, zusammen mit T. Helbling.

    Bambauer-Sachse, S. (2021): Customer satisfaction with business services: is agile better?, in: Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, Vol. 36, S. 1389-1402, zusammen mit T. Helbling.

    Bambauer-Sachse, S. (2018): Comparative advertising for goods versus services: Effects of different types of product attributes through consumer reactance and activation on consumer response, in: Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, Vol. 44, S. 82-90, zusammen mit P. Heinzle. 

    Bambauer-Sachse, S. (2018): Comparative Advertising: Effects of Concreteness and Claim Substantiation through Reactance and Activation on Purchase Intentions, in: Journal of Business Research, Vol. 84, S. 233-242, zusammen mit P. Heinzle.

    Terpstra-Tong, J., Ralston, D. A.,Treviño, L.,Karam, C., Furrer, O., Froese, F., ...&Crowley-Henry, M. (2022): The Impact of gender-role-orientations on subjective career success: A multilevel study of 36 societies. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 103773.

    Ralston, D.A., Russel, C.J., Terpstra-Tong, J., Treviño L.J., Ramburuth, P., Richards,, M., Furrer, O. et al. [full author details at the end of thearticle (2022) Are societal-level values still relevant measures in the twenty-first century businessworld? A 39-society analysis, Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

    Beveridge, I., Furrer, O., & Gelb, Betsy L. (2022). A Consumer Cultural Paradox: Exploring the Tensions between Traditional and International Education, International Marketing Review, forthcoming.

    Furrer, O., Yu Kerguignas, J., & Landry, M. (2021). Customer captivity, negative word of mouth, and well-being: A mixed-methods study, Journal of Services Marketing, forthcoming. 

    Schu M., Morschett D. (2017): Foreign market selection of online retailers - a path-dependent perspective on influence factors, in: International Business Review, Vol. 26, pp. 710-723.

    Keane M., Morschett D. (2016): Reducing the negative effect of consumer ethnocentrism on patronage behaviour at foreign retailers, in: Marketing – Journal of Research and Management, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 228-240.

    Swoboda B., Puchert C., Morschett D. (2016): Explaining the differing effect of corporate reputation across nations: a multi-level analysis, in: Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 454-473. 

    Schäper, T., Foege, J.N., Nüesch, S. (forthcoming). Toolkits for innovation: how digital technologies empower users in new product development. In: R&D Management.

    Schäper, T., Jung, C., Foege, J.N., Borgers, M.L.A.M., Fainshmidt, S., Nüesch. S. (2023). The S-shaped relationship between open innovation and financial performance: A longitudinal perspective using a novel text-based measure. In: Research Policy, Vol. 52, pp. 104764.

    Bendig, D., Wagner, R., Jung, C., Nüesch, S. (2022). When and why technology leadership enters the C-suite: an antecedent perceptive on CIO presence. In: Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Vol. 31, pp. 101705.

    Van der Berg, A., Foege, J.N., Nüesch, S. (2022). Toward a shared leadership environment: insights into retail salespeople’s work environment. In: Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management. Vol, 42, pp. 121-138.

    Schäper, T., Foege, J.N., Nüesch, S., Schäfer. S. (2021). Determinants of idea sharing in crowdsourcing: evidence from the automotive industry. In: R&D Management., Vol. 51, pp. 101-113.