Chair of Corporate Management

Prof. Dr. Alwine Mohnen and her team cordially welcome you to the website of the Chair of Corporate Management at the Technische Universität München.

In the following sections you will find all relevant information on current events and the courses that we offer as well as the focus of the chair’s research.

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04.12.2017

Stefan Pabst to take lead of experimenTUM

We are delighted to announce that Stefan Pabst will follow Andreas Ostermaier as manager of experimenTUM on 1 January 2018. Stefan is an experienced experimenter and has been a member of the experimenTUM team since joining Alwine Mohnen's team. He is excited to serve as manager of experimenTUM and he will accept requests regarding the laboratory immediately. We are looking forward to Stefan...[mehr]

27.11.2017

Forthcoming: Sabotage in capital budgeting

The European Accounting Review has accepted an article by Markus Brunner and Andreas Ostermaier that investigates sabotage in capital budgeting. The study shows that managers provide false information to sabotage investments and thus reciprocate for distrustful formal control. However, budget communication can be designed to elicit managers' preference for honesty and inhibit sabotage. These...[mehr]

20.07.2017

New publication: Spot on for liars!

PLOS ONE has published an article by Andreas Ostermaier and Matthias Uhl, who examine whether people are more honest in public than in private. The authors find that outcome-minded subjects lie less in public to conform with their expectations about others' reports. Ironically, these expectations are false. Rule-minded subjects, in turn, do not respond to public scrutiny. Hence, while public...[mehr]

06.07.2017

Forthcoming: Spot on for liars!

PLOS ONE has accepted an article by Andreas Ostermaier and Matthias Uhl, who examine whether people are more honest in public than in private. The authors find that outcome-minded subjects lie less in public to conform with their expectations about others' reports. Ironically, these expectations are false. Rule-minded subjects, in turn, do not respond to public scrutiny. Hence, while public...[mehr]

06.07.2017

Neue Studie zur Generation "Digital Natives" von Frau Prof. Dr. Mohnen im Auftrag der Stiftung Familienunternehmen

Gemeinsam mit der Stiftung Familienunternehmen erarbeitete der Lehrstuhl für Unternehmensführung eine Studie zur Wahrnehmung der Digitalisierung seitens der Generation "Digital Natives". Eine kurze Zusammenfassung zu dieser Studie finden Sie hier.[mehr]

31.05.2017

New publication: Incentives for students

The Journal of Business Economics has published an article on the effect of certificates and deadlines on student performance by Andreas Ostermaier. The author exploits a quasi-experimental setting in the aftermath of the European Bologna reform to show that certificates awarded to students early in their program improve academic performance. Deadlines to pass early courses prevent them...[mehr]

11.05.2017

Forthcoming: Incentives for students

The Journal of Business Economics has accepted an article on the effect of certificates and deadlines on student performance by Andreas Ostermaier. The author exploits a quasi-experimental setting in the aftermath of the European Bologna reform. He shows that certificates awarded to students early in their program improve academic performance. Deadlines to pass early courses prevent them...[mehr]