Companies are increasingly faced with the task of operating sustainably. But how can they create not just economic but also ecological and social value in a sustainability-oriented manner? In the new book "Sustainable Business Model Design," HMKW professor Henning Breuer, together with Florian Lüdeke-Freund and Lorenzo Massa, presents 45 business models that focus on sustainable innovation and business design.
How is it, although we are otherwise so self-disciplined and sensible, that we increasingly eat snacks, go shopping, watch series or consume social media when we are feeling stressed? Anna Balleyer, research assistant in the Department of Psychology at HMKW Berlin, has been studying the effects of consumption on the human psyche since her master's thesis. In a new study, she examined to what extent hedonistic consumption can also help reduce stress.
In the context of the event series "Science in Cologne Houses" of the Kölner Wissenschaftsrunde (KWR) HMKW Prorector Prof. Dr. habil. Martin Beckenkamp gave a lecture on the so-called tragedy of the commons and the importance of institutions in times of crisis.
The 16th International Journalism Festival (IJF) took place in Perugia, Italy, from April 6th to 10th. HMKW professor Dr. Maren Urner presented and discussed the future of journalism with international guests on two panels.
A warm welcome to HMKW: HMKW's first bachelor's and master's degree students will be ceremonially enrolled at all three campuses during the first days of April. The Cologne campus made the start, Berlin had its ceremony today. Frankfurt will welcome their students tomorrow.
30 coaching researchers from all over Europe (Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Latvia, Netherlands, UK) came together both at HMKW in Berlin and online for a hybrid meeting dedicated to advancing the science and practice of workplace coaching.
In a study, HMKW professors Dr. Eva-Maria Eick and Dr. Sven Dierks from the Psychology Department used the emotion recognition tool TAWNY to reveal the effects of an advertising interruption on viewers.
On November 3, the Career Day took place at HMKW Berlin for the first time. The event offered companies and HMKW students networking opportunities as well as the chance to talk about concrete career entry options.