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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19.02.2017

New publication: Peer influence on mangerial honesty

The Journal of Business Ethics has accepted an article on peer influence on managerial honesty in reporting by Markus Brunner and Andreas Ostermaier. The authors investigate peer influence on managerial honesty under varying levels of transparency. People tend to adopt dishonest more easily than honest behavior. The study finds that partial transparency reinforces this asymmetry in reporting as...[mehr]

08.02.2017

Studie "Familienunternehmen als Arbeitgeber"

Gemeinsam mit der Stiftung Familienunternehmen erarbeitete der Lehrstuhl für Unternehmensführung die Studie "Familienunternehmen als Arbeitgeber". Die Studie finden Sie unter folgendem Link: Studie "Familienunternehmen als Arbeitgeber"[mehr]

02.02.2017

Forthcoming: Peer influence on mangerial honesty

The Journal of Business Ethics has accepted an article on peer influence on managerial honesty in reporting by Markus Brunner and Andreas Ostermaier (DOI: 10.1007/s10551-017-3459-9). The authors investigate peer influence on managerial honesty under varying levels of transparency. People tend to adopt dishonest more easily than honest behavior. The study finds that partial transparency reinforces...[mehr]

25.11.2016

New Advanced Seminar in F&A: Strategy planning and steering

Jörg Stäglich (Partner bei Oliver Wyman und Leiter der Utility Practice in Europa) bietet im Januar 2017 am Lehrstuhl für Unternehmensführung das neue Advanced Seminar F&A: Strategy planning and steering an. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier: Advanced Seminar F&A: Strategy planning and steering[mehr]

14.11.2016

New publication: Target setting for indirect processes: a new hybrid method for continuous improvement of indirect processes

The journal of Production Planning & Control (TPPC) has published a new article "Target setting for indirect processes: a new hybrid method for continuous improvement of indirect processes" by Sebastian Ihrig & Alessio Ishizaka & Alwine Mohnen[mehr]

13.10.2016

New publication: Give me a goal to be creative

The Schmalenbach Business Review has pulished an article on the effects of goal setting on creativity by Stefanie Ringelhan, Jutta Stumpf-Wollersheim, Andreas Ostermaier, Isabell M. Welpe, and Matthias Spörrle. The authors study how emotions mediate the effects of targets on creativity. They find that goal setting leads people to generate more creative ideas, but has a negative effect on the...[mehr]

16.09.2016

Walther-Rathenau-Preis for Markus Brunner and Andreas Ostermaier

The German Economic Association of Business Administration (GEABA) awarded Markus Brunner and Andreas Ostermaier the Walther-Rathenau-Preis for their paper on "Sabotage in capital budgeting: The effects of control and honesty on investment decisions" on this year's annual symposium. The authors find that negative reciprocity leads managers to sabotage investments. Reporting requirements...[mehr]