Supervision at SISP is guaranteed right from the start of your DBA studies. Based on your research topic and following a successful application, an expert will be allocated to your DBA.

SISP research focuses on the topics leadership, personality and innovation, as well as on the confrontations that can arise from them.

Our faculty offers experts in the above areas who support students throughout their whole DBA research.

Dr. Ardin Djalali

Areas of Research

  • Internationalization of SMEs
  • International executive development

E-Mail: djalali@steinbeis-sibe.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 11/2009
Institute Director of MBA and International Programs at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE), Steinbeis University

since 10/2006
Lecturer for Entrepreneurship and Intercultural Management at Steinbeis University

02/2017
PhD (Dr. phil.) at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Department of Education and Rehabilitation (within the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Science)

11/2005 – 05/2011
Program Manager of “International MBA in Globalisation Management” and “Corporate MBA Siemens and Corporate MBA IBM“ at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE), Steinbeis University

12/2005 – 11/2007
Master of Business Administration (MBA) at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE), Steinbeis University

07/2005 – 09/2005
Assistant Editor in Chief, International Studies Journal, Tehran, Iran

09/2004 – 03/2005
Traineeship Council of Europe, Lisbon, Portugal

10/1999 – 06/2004
Magister Artium at University of Cologne with Major in Political Science (Master thesis at the department of politics and foreign relations) and Minor in Medieval and Modern History as well as Iberoamerican History

1999
Semester abroad at the University of Havana (UH), Havana, Cuba

Awards

11/2007
For the master thesis entitled “Growth Generation through Process Optimization and Customer Orientation – an Analysis to Increase Customer Loyalty of the Corporate MBA Programs of Steinbeis University Berlin”

Selected publications

Monographs
2017
Djalali A. (2017). A didactic perspective on leadership education – focussing on the development of competencies within MBA programs (PhD Thesis). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Articles
2016
Djalali, A. (2016). Developing new markets – supporting existing foreign activities, Transfermagazin, 01, 20-21.

2015
Djalali, A. (2015). New perspectives for German vocational training export. LAT Konferenzmagazin, 2015, 66. Lateinamerika-Tag am 05./06. November 2015 in Hamburg, 54-55.

Editorships
2018
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., Blumenthal, I, Rygl, D., & Djalali, A. (Eds). (2018). Growth and Globalisation Management. Best Practice, 6. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2014
Faix, W. G., Djalali, A. Horne, A., Keck, G., Kisgen, S., Mezger, P., & Sailer, J. (Eds.). (2014). Management of Growth and Globalisation Management. Best Practice, 5. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Prof. Dr. Dirk Engelhardt

Areas of Research

  • Supply chain management
  • Development and control of transport networks
  • Use of new tracing technologies in bulk commodities logistics

E-Mail: dirk.engelhardt@dozent.steinbeis-sibe.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 01/2017
Managing Director of the German Federal Association for Road Haulage, Logistics and Disposal (BGL) e.V., Transport and Logistics

Since 01/2009
Professor of Logistics Management at Steinbeis University

since 08/2009
Founder and Director of the Institute for Logistics Management at Steinbeis University

10/2003 – 2/2016
Head of the Logistics and Vehicle Fleets Division of Raiffeisen Goods Headquarters Rhein-Main eG, Hanau. Authorized signatory from 2007

03/2003 – 06/2006
Habilitation at the Justus-Liebig University Giessen in the field of transport, storage and quality management

07/2000 – 09/2003
Head of technical purchasing with main focus on movables, Raiffeisen Goods Headquarters Rhein-Main eG, Wiesbaden

09/1998 – 10/2002
PhD (Dr. agr.) at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen with focus on agricultural logistics (truck transport, vehicle technology)

02/1998 – 06/2000
Employee in the construction/real estate division, Raiffeisen Goods Headquarters Rhein-Main eG, Frankfurt am Main

10/1993 – 04/1998
Engineer in agricultural sciences (Dipl.-Ing. agr.) at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen in the field of environmental protection and development of rural areas

Selected publications

Monographs
2002
Engelhardt, D. (2002). Transport vehicles in the agricultural sector – Trucks – possibilities and concepts (PhD Thesis), Justus-Liebig-University Giessen.

Book contributions
2019
Engelhardt, D., & Zimmermann, N. (2019): Freight transport industry – situation and prospects.  Agricultural technology for professionals – Joint conference of the DLG e.V. and the Max-Eyth-Society for Agricultural Engineering in the VDI [in press].

2013
Engelhardt, D., & Zimmermann, N. (2013). Logistics processes in a modern trading company – developments and opportunities. In Kisgen, S., Dresen, A., & Faix, W.G. (Eds.). International Management (p. 423-446). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2010
Engelhardt, D., Zimmermann, N. (2010). Well-trained logisticians wanted – Why it is so difficult to find competent new recruits for the logistics industry. In Faix, W. G., & Auer, M. (Eds.). Talent. Competencies. Management. – Global. Local, 2 (p. 263-267). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2010
Engelhardt, D., & Zimmermann, N. (2010). IT-supported transport management in a modern trading. In Krupp, T., Paffrath, R., & Wolf, J. (Eds.), Practical guide to IT systems in logistics: from freight forwarding software to integrated supply chain planning. Basics, solutions, application examples, (p. 216-226). Hamburg: DVV Media Group.

2008
Engelhardt, D. (2008). Transport and storage of food and feed according to GMP. In Seufert, H., & Hesse, J. (Eds.) Landwirtschaft = QM – Quality management in the food and feed sector (S. 150-166). Frankfurt am Main: DLG.

Articles
2014
Engelhardt, D., Zimmermann, N.  Bernhardt, H., & Götz S. (2014). Development in agricultural and harvest logistics. businessAgrar, 2/2014, 4-7.

2014
Götz, S., Zimmermann, N., Engelhardt, D., & Bernhardt, H. (2014). Influencing factors on agricultural transports and their effect on energy consumption and average speed. Agric Eng Int: CIGR Journal, Special issue 2014: Agri-food and biomass supply chains, 59-69.

2014
Götz, S., Bernhardt, H., Engelhardt, D., & Zimmermann, N. (2014). Transport alternatives for agricultural logistics. businessAgrar, 1/2014, 11-15.

Conferences
2018
Engelhardt, D. (2018, November). Freight traffic of the future: Climate targets and cost pressure as a challenge for the industry. Speaker at the Logistics Digital Conference, November 20 to 22, 2018, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. https://www.logistics-digital-conference.de/person/70-sprecher/prof-dr-dirk-engelhardt.html

2018
Bernhardt, H, Zimmermann, N., Treiber, M, & Engelhardt, D. (2018). Data exchange between agriculture and agricultural trade – special aspects in Germany.  Speakers at the 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting, Sponsored by ASABE, Detroit, Michigan, July 29-August 1, 2018.

Online-sources
2006
Engelhardt, D. (2006). Administrative trade regulations for the handling of grain and the necessary technological-logistical measures and constructional equipment for grain handling (Habilitation-Thesis). Justus-Liebig-University Giessen. Retrieved from http://geb.uni-giessen.de/geb/volltexte/2007/4538/pdf/EngelhardtDirk-2005-07-01.pdf

Miscellaneous

Prof. Dr. Dirk Engelhardt, Managing Director of the Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung (BGL) e. V. (Federal Association of Road Haulage, Logistics and Waste Disposal), has found clear words on the new truck toll due from January 2019 in the hearing of the Transport Committee of the German Bundestag on 10 October 2018: read more in german.

Prof. Dr. John Friedrich Erpenbeck

Areas of Research

  • Development, measurement and management of competencies
  • Measurement and management of values
  • Competencies facing digital disruptions and exponential companies

E-Mail: john.erpenbeck@dozent.steinbeis-sibe.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2007
Professor of Knowledge and Competence Management at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE), Steinbeis University

1998 – 2007
Head of the department “Basic Research” of QUEM (Management of Qualification development) of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft Betriebliche Weiterbildungsforschung (ABWF) e.V. (Working Group on Continuing Education Research)

1995 – 1998
Professor at the University of Potsdam

1993 – 1994
Research Professor at the Center of Philosophy of Science, Pittsburgh, USA

1991 – 1995
Research scientist at the Förderungsgesellschaft wissenschaftliche Neuvorhaben mbH (Max Planck Society) in the field of research history and theory of science

1984
Professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences

1978
Habilitation on the topic “Epistemology and Psychophysics of Cognitive Processes”

1973 – 1990
Scientific employee at the Central Institute for Philosophy at the Berlin Academy of Sciences

Research areas: problems of philosophy, history, and the theory of science involved in the psychology of cognitive, emotional-motivational, and volitional processes

1971 – 1973
Research assistant at the Ministry of Science and Technology in the department of Nuclear/Cosmos Research

1968 – 1971
Experimental physicist at the Institute for Biophysics at the Berlin Academy of Sciences

1968
PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) on the topic “Countercurrent Diffusion in the Fluid Phase with Subsequent Multiplication by Circulation”. Berlin Academy of Sciences  

1965
Study of Physics, specialization in biophysics (Diploma). Humboldt University Berlin

Awards

1984
Honorary Fellow in Writing, The International Writing Program (IWP) of the University of Iowa, USA

1984
Heinrich-Heine-Award of Ministry of Culture of the German Democratic Republic

Selected publications

Monographs
2018
Erpenbeck, J. (2018). Valuations. Values. – The Book of Basics for Education and Organizational Development. Berlin: Springer.

2018
Erpenbeck, J., & Sauter, W. (2018). Valuation. Values. –  The Fieldbook for a successful Value Management. Berlin: Springer.

2016
Erpenbeck J., & Sauter, W. (2016).

Stoppt the competence catastrophe!  Ways into a new world of education. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.

2015
Erpenbeck, J., & Sauter, W. (2015). Competence Development with Humanoid Computers: the Revolution of Learning via Cloud Computing and Semantic Networks. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

2015
Erpenbeck, J., Sauter, S., & Sauter, W. (2015). Social Workplace Learning: Skills development in the work process and in the network in Enterprise 2.0. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

2015
Erpenbeck, J., Sauter, S., & Sauter, W. (2015). E-Learning and Blended Learning: Self-directed learning processes for knowledge building and qualification. Wiesbaden: Springer Specialized Media.

2015
Erpenbeck, J., & Sauter, W. (2015). Knowledge, values and competencies in employee development: Without feeling, nothing works in education. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

2015
Erpenbeck, J., & Sauter, W. (2015). Knowledge, values and competencies. Knowledge and qualification are not competences. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

1978
Erpenbeck, J. (1978). Epistemology and psychophysics of cognitive processes (habilitation). Berlin Academy of Sciences [without publisher].

1968
Erpenbeck, J. (1968). Countercurrent diffusion in liquid phase with subsequent circulation multiplication (PhD Thesis). Berlin Academy of Sciences [without publisher].

Editorships
2018
Heyse, V., Erpenbeck, J., Ortmann, S., & Coester. S. (Eds.). (2018). Digital Challenges for SME´s 4.0. Leadership and competencies development facing the challenges of digital transformation. Münster, New York: Waxmann.

2017
Erpenbeck J., Rosenstiel, L., Grote, S., & Sauter, W. (Eds.). (2017). Competencies Measurement Manual. Recognition, understanding and evaluation of competencies in operational, pedagogical and psychological practice. Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel.

2017
Erpenbeck J., & Sauter, W. (Eds.). (2017). Handbook Competencie Development on the web. Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel.

2017
Heyse, V., Erpenbeck, J., & Ortmann, S. (Eds.). (2017). Intelligent integration of refugees and migrants. Current experiences, concepts and critical suggestions. Münster, New York: Waxmann.

2015
Heyse, V., Erpenbeck, J., & Ortmann, S. (Eds.). (2017). Competence is much more. Recording and development of professional and interdisciplinary competencies in practice. Competencies management in practice, 9. New York: Waxmann.

 

Miscellaneous

Professor Erpenbeck has developed the competence measuring systems KODE® and KODE®X (together with V. Heyse) as well as the competence – value – measuring system WERDE (together with B. Brenninkmeyer). 

Professor Erpenbeck also published numerous literary works.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Werner G. Faix

Areas of Research

  • Leadership
  • Personality
  • Innovation

E-Mail: faix@steinbeis-sibe.de

Curriculum Vitae

1999 – today
Professor of Business and Personnel Management at Steinbeis University

2016 – 2018
Vice-president of the Steinbeis University

1999 – today
Founder, Managing Director and Partner of the School of International Business and Entrepreneurship GmbH (SIBE) , Steinbeis University

2017 – today
Founder and Managing Partner of the SIBE Scientific Projects GmbH, an associated company of the Steinbeis Foundation

2006 – today
Managing Partner of the Saphir Holding GmbH, an associated company of the Steinbeis Foundation

2014 – today
Director of the International Maker Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, SIAT, Shenzhen, China

2016
Awarded Honorary Doctorate of the Universidade Vila Velha, Espirito Santo, Brazil

1996 – 1999
Deputy Director of the MBA Center at the Danube University Krems, Austria

1995 – 1996
Lecturer at the University of Heidelberg

1993 – 1999
Director of the Steinbeis Academy of Business Management

1990 – 1992
Lecturer at the “Freie Universität” Berlin

1988 – 1996
Lecturer at the University of Stuttgart

1982 – 1995
IBM Germany. Manager in various educational, personnel development and management development functions at IBM Germany, most recently in the capacity of director of the IBM “Bildungsgesellschaft”

1978 – 1982
Research associate at the University of Ulm and radiation protection officer

1981
PhD  (Dr. rer. nat.) at University of Ulm in cooperation with the Max-PIanck-Institute for metals research and the Karlsruhe Nuclear Research Center

1978
Diploma in Chemistry and Biochemistry (Dipl.-Chem.) at the University of Ulm

1973
Chemical Engineer (Dipl.-Ing.) at the University of Applied Sciences in Aalen

Selected publications

Monographs
2018
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., & Mergenthaler, J. (2018). Good Teaching and Learning. Teaching- and Learning Philosophy at the School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2018
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., & Mergenthaler, J. (2018). Leadership. Personality. Innovation. Education and Research at SIBE. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

1981
Faix, W. G. (1981). Trace analytical characterization of high purity niobium using radiochemical neutrons and proton activation analysis (PhD Thesis). University of Ulm.

Book contributions
2016
Mödinger, W., Mergenthaler, J., & Faix W.G. (2016). Sustainiable Leadership. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2015
Faix, W. G., & Mergenthaler, J. (2015). The Creative Power of Education. On the formation of a creative personality as the fundamental condition for innovation and entrepreneurial success. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2015
Faix, W. G, Mergenthaler, J., Ahlers, R.J., & Auer, M. (2015). InnovationQuality. The Value of the New. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Articles
[2019]
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., Shah, S., & Faix, A-V.. [to be published in 2019]. Fostering creative personalities through real-world experiences. SIBE as a representative example. The Journal of Competency-Based Education.

2016
Faix, W. G, & Mergenthaler, J. (2016). Success factor founder personality. Transfermagazin, 06, 16-17.

Editorships
2019
Leadership, Education, Personality: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Wiesbaden: Springer Specialized Media.

2015
Arnold, R., Feldbaum, E., Kisgen, S., & Faix, W. G. (Eds.). (2015). International Business Law. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Kisgen

Areas of Research

  • Leadership
  • Business Leadership Education

E-Mail: kisgen@sibe-scientific.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 10/2018
Junior-Professor for Leadership at Steinbeis University

Since 08/2017
Founder and Managing Partner of the SIBE Scientific Projects GmbH

Since 07/2015
CEO of the School of International Business and Entrepreneurship GmbH (SIBE), Steinbeis University

Since 11/2007
Lecturer at the SIBE program of Master of Science in International Management with focus on development of real-world business projects

01/2017
PhD (Dr. Phil.) at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich with focus on “The Future of Business Leadership Education in Tertiary Education for Graduates”

01/2014 – 06/2015
COO of the School of International Business and Entrepreneurship GmbH (SIBE), Steinbeis University

05/2008 – 12/2013
STI International Management Director at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship GmbH (SIBE), Steinbeis University

05/2007 – 05/2008
Program Manager of Master of Science in International Management Program at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship GmbH (SIBE), Steinbeis University

10/2005 – 04/2007
Management Assistant, STI Business Administration and International Entrepreneurship (after 2008 SIBE GmbH), Steinbeis University

05/2005 – 04/2007
Master of Business Administration at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship GmbH (SIBE), Steinbeis University

05/2005 – 10/2005
Management Assistant, After Sales,  BOMAG GmbH, Boppard, Germany

08/2004
Diploma in Modern China Studies (Dipl.-Region.-Wiss.) at the University of Cologne and Nanjing Normal University, China with focus on legal studies

Selected publications

Monographs
2018
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., & Mergenthaler, J. (2018). Good Teaching and Learning. Teaching- and Learning Philosophy at the School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2018
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., & Mergenthaler, J. (2018). Leadership. Personality. Innovation. Education and Research at SIBE. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2017
Kisgen, S. (2017). The Future of Business Leadership Education in Tertiary Education for Graduates. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2013
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., & Heilmann, S. (2013). Globalization Management of German Company. Reasons – Target regions – Forms – Obstacles – Success Factors. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Book contributions
2013
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., & Heilmann, S. (2013). Globalization Management of German Companies. In Kisgen, S., Dresen, A., & Faix, W. G. (Eds.). International Management (p. 447-526). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2013
Kisgen, S. (2013). The Project Competency Principle – Master of Science in International Management at SIBE. In Faix, W. G., Erpenbeck, J., & Auer, M. (Eds.). Education, Competencies, Values. (p. 95-162). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2013
Kisgen, S. M.Sc. in International Management. In Kisgen, S., Dresen, A., & Faix, W. G. (Eds.). International Management (pp. 1-76). Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Articles
[2019]
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., Shah, S., & Faix, A-V.. [to be published in 2019]. Fostering creative personalities through real-world experiences. SIBE as a representative example. The Journal of Competency-Based Education.

Editorships
2018
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., Blumenthal, I., Rygl, D., & Djalali, A. (Eds.). (2018). Growth and Globalisation Management. Best Practice, 6. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2015
Arnold, R., Feldbaum, E., Kisgen, S., & Faix, W. G. (Eds.). (2015). International Business Law. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2014
Faix, W.G., Djalali, A. Horne, A., Keck, G., Kisgen, S., Mezger, P., & Sailer, J. (Eds.). (2014). Management of Growth and Globalisation Management. Best Practice, 5. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

2013
Kisgen, S., Dresen, A., & Faix, W. G. (Eds.). (2013).  International Management. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Prof. Dr. Dennis Alexander Ostwald

Areas of Research

  • Profitability and sustainability analyses
  • Empirical labour market research
  • Health economy and economics

E-Mail: dennis.ostwald@dozent.steinbeis-sibe.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 12/2018
Junior-Professor at the faculty for Leadership & Management of the Department of Economic Research and Management at Steinbeis University

Since 2011
Lecturer for International Management and Methods of Qualitative and Quantitative Research at Steinbeis University

Since 2009
Managing Partner of the Economic Research Institute WifOR Wirtschaftsforschung GmbH, Darmstadt/Berlin

2010 – 2011
Deputy Professorship at Technical University of Darmstadt in the area of Finance  and Economic Policy

2008
PhD at the Department of Finance and Economic Policy chaired by Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Bert Rürup at Tecnical University of Darmstadt with focus on “Growth and Employment Effects of the Healthcare Industry”

2004 – 2010
Research Assistant at the Department of Finance and Economic Policy chaired by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Bert Rürup at Technical University of Darmstadt

1998 – 2004
Diploma Studies in Business and Engineering (Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.) at Technical University of Darmstadt with focus on Mechanical Engineering

2003 – 2004
Internship in strategic management consulting. Kienbaum Management Consultants, Düsseldorf

2002
Internship as Assistent of the Operation Manager, Heidelberg Web Systems, Inc., Dover, USA

1998
Internship as Marketing Executive, BMW Financial Services Group, London, UK

Selected publications

Monographs
2009
Ostwald, D. A. (2008). Growth and Employment Effects of the Healthcare IndustryBerlin: MWV.

Articles
2018
Leppert, F., Gerlach, J., Ostwald, D. A., & Greiner, W. (2018). Strengths and weaknesses of the digital healthcare industry. Das Gesundheitswesen, 80 (11), 946-952.

2018
Gandjour, A., & Ostwald, D. A. (2018). Sacubitril/Valsartan (LCZ696): A Novel Treatment for Heart Failure and its Estimated Cost Effectiveness, Budget Impact, and Disease Burden Reduction in Germany. PharmacoEconomics, 36 (8), 1285-1296.

2016
Ostwald, D. A., & Klingenberger, D. (2016). Using morbidity and income data to forecast the variation of growth and employment in the oral healthcare sector. Health Economics Review 6 (1), 11.

2017
Mühlenweg, A., Gross, C., & Ostwald, D. A. (2017). Health and Labor Market Outcomes. Sozialer Fortschritt, 66 (1), 1–2.

Research studies

2018
Ostwald, D.A., Mecke, M., & Zubrzycki, K. (2018): Understanding Public and Private Funding for Pharmaceutical R&D: Does Society Really Pay Twice? Research report commissioned by the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA).

2018
Ostwald, D.A., Hofmann, S., Bergmann, R., Laukhuf, A., & Spies, S. (2018). Worldwide added value: Quantification of the value contribution of German schools abroad. Studie im Auftrag des Weltverband Deutscher Auslandsschulen e.V. (WDA).

2017
Ostwald, D. A., Legler, B., Gerlach, J. N., & Schwärzler, M. C. (2017). Investigation of the economic significance of the health care industry in Hamburg – Inventory of the central key figures for the health care industry for the year 2015 on the basis of the health care economic accounting. Study commissioned by Gesundheitswirtschaft Hamburg GmbH, Darmstadt.

2017
Leppert, F., Gerlach, J., Ostwald, D. A., & Greiner, W. (2017). Strength and weaknesses of the German digital health economy. Gesundheitswesen (Federal Association of Physicians of the Public Health Service (Germany)).

2017
Ostwald, D. A., Legler, B., Schwärzler, M. C., & Tetzner, S. (2017). The economic footprint of private health insurance in Germany. Darmstadt/Berlin.

2016
Albu, N., Mecke, M., Ostwald, D. A., Zubrzycki, K., & Berlin, W. (2016). The Economic Footprint of Selected Pharmaceutical Companies in Europe. Study on behalf of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (efpia).

Editorships
2016
Schneider, M., Ostwald, D. A., Karmann, A., Henke, K. D., & Braeseke, G. (Eds.). (2016). Health Economic Accounts 2000-2014: Expert Report for the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. Berlin: Nomos.

Prof. Dr. David Rygl

Areas of Research

  • International management
  • Leadership
  • Management of networks and innovation
  • Global SMEs
  • Circular economy
  • Evidencebased management

E-Mail: david.rygl@dozent.steinbeis-sibe.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2013
Professor of International Management at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship (SIBE), Steinbeis University

2013
Habilitation at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg in the field of International Management

Since 2011
Head of the Department of International Management at School of International Business and Entrepreneurship, Steinbeis University

2007 – 2015
Founder and Managing Partner of the Global Management Competence Nurenberg

2008 – 2011
Postdoctoral Researcher (Akademischer Rat) in the Department of International Management at School of Business and Economics, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

2007
PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg

2006
Guest researcher at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

2003
Guest researcher at Academy of Labour and Social Relations, Moscow

2002 – 2007
Research Assistant and Ph.D. student at the chair of International Management, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg

1998 – 2002
Siemens AG

2000
Diploma in Business Administration (Dipl.-Kfm.) at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg

Awards

2008
PhD award of Ilse and Dr. Alexander Mayer Foundation

2006
Research Excellence Faculty Award for an outstanding publication

 

Selected publications

Monographs
2013
Rygl, D. (2013). Management of international Business Activities (Habilitation Thesis). Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuernberg.

2008
Rygl, D. (2008).  Cross-border innovation and knowledge networks. An empirical study in the pharmaceutical industry (PhD Thesis). München/Mering: Hampp.

Book contributions
2017
Rygl, D., & Beck, N. (2017). Click & Collect as a possible link between stationary retail, e-commerce and m-commerce. Digital Transformation of Business Models (pp. 613-642). Wiesbaden: Springer.

2013
Puck, J.F., Wisgickl, A., & Rygl, D. (2013). SME-specific internationalisation challenges. In Kisgen, S., Dresen, A., & Faix W. G. (Eds.), International Management (pp. 547-565). Stuttgart: Steinbeis Edition.

2013
Rygl, D., Haussmann, H., & Holtbrügge, D. (2013). Internationalisation phases of medium-sized world market leaders. In Kisgen, S., Dresen, A., & Faix W. G. (Eds.). International Management (pp. 567-597). Stuttgart: Steinbeis Edition.

Articles
2015
Rygl, D., & Beck, N. (2015). Categorization of multiple channel retailing in Multi-, Cross-, and Omni‐Channel Retailing for retailers and retailing. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 27, 170-178.

2015
Rygl, D. Haussmann, H., & Holtbruegge, D. (2015). Internationalisation of medium-sized world market leaders. A phase model. Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung und Praxis, 67 (2), 154-179.

2012
Rygl, D. (2012). Differences in Partners’ Perception and the Performance of German-Chinese Joint Ventures. Journal of Business Administration Research, 1 (1), 86-98.

Editorships
2018
Faix, W. G., Kisgen, S., Blumenthal, I., Rygl, D., & Djalali, A. (Eds.). (2018). Growth and Globalisation Management. Best Practice, 6. Stuttgart: Steinbeis-Edition.

Research studies
2017
Rygl, D., & Rossmeissl, F. (2017). Potentials of Shareconomy in the B2B area for sustainable and efficient resource management. On behalf of the Bavarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection.

Prof. Dr. habil. Heiko von der Gracht

Areas of Research

  • Strategic foresight
  • Scenario analysis
  • Transformation
  • Future competency

E-Mail: heiko.vondergracht@dozent.steinbeis-sibe.de

Curriculum Vitae

Since 12/2018

Junior-Professor at the faculty for Leadership & Management of the Department of Futures Research at Steinbeis University

2015 – 2017

Habilitation at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuernberg with focus on „Fostering Strategic Foresight in Theory and Practice“

seit 2015

Futurologist and Head of Assessment Services, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

2013 – 2015

Futurologist and Head KPMGs Think Tanks  in Future Management, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

2009 – 2013

Founder and Director of the Institute for Futures Studies and Knowledge Management at EBS University of Economics and Law

2008

PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) at EBS University of Economics and Law with focus on Futures Research

2005 – 2007

Research Assistant at EBS University of Economics and Law

2007 – 2008

Certified Purchasing Manager at EBS University of Economics and Law

2003 – 2004

Master of Science (MSc) on International Trade at the Faculty of Business and Social Science, University of Plymouth, UK

2001

Auditor für Quality Management, REFA Bundesverband e.V.

1999 – 2003

Studies in Business and Engineering (Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.) at University of Applied Sciences Niederrhein

Engineer (with distinction) Fontys University of Applied Sciences Venlo, Netherlands

Selected publications

Monographs
2018
Von der Gracht, H. A., Huber-Straßer, A., Schüller, M., Müller, N., Lichtenau, P., & Zühlke, H. (2018). Value creation rethought: from humanoids, AI’s and colleague robots. Munich: KPMG.

2017
Von der Gracht, H. A. (2017). Fostering Strategic Foresight in Theory and Practice (Habilitation).

2015
Von der Gracht, H. A., Förster, B., & Markmann, C. (2015). How we will move tomorrow: 88 innovations for mobility. Munich: Redline Wirtschaft.

2015
Kerssenbrock, N. G., Salcher, M., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2015).  The energy challenge: The energy driving licence for tomorrow’s decision-makers. Munich: Redline Wirtschaft.

2015
Von der Gracht, H. A., Salcher, M., & Kerssenbrock, N. G. (2015). The Energy Challenge: A Licence for Navigating the Future. Munich: Redline Wirtschaft.

2008
Von der Gracht, H. A. (2008). The future of logistics: scenarios for 2025. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler.

Articles
2018
Roßmann, B., Canzaniello, A., von der Gracht, H. A., & Hartmann, E. (2018). The future and social impact of Big Data Analytics in Supply Chain Management: Results from a Delphi study. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 130, 135-149.

2016
Von der Gracht, H. A., & Darkow, I. L. (2016). Energy-constrained and low-carbon scenarios for the transportation and logistics industry. The International Journal of Logistics Management, 27 (1), 142-166.

2016
Von der Gracht, H. A., Hommel, U., Prokesch, T., & Wohlenberg, H. (2016). Testing weighting approaches for forecasting in a Group Wisdom Support System environment. Journal of Business Research, 69 (10), 4081-4094.

2016
Engelke, H., Mauksch, S., Darkow, I. L., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2016). Heading toward a more social future? Scenarios for social enterprises in Germany. Business & Society, 55 (1), 56-89.

2015
Gary, J. E., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2015). The future of foresight professionals: Results from a global Delphi study. Futures, 71, 132-145.

2015
Von der Gracht, H. A., Bañuls, V. A., Turoff, M., Skulimowski, A. M., & Gordon, T. J. (2015). Foresight support systems: The future role of ICT for foresight. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 97, 1-6.

2015
Prokesch, T., von der Gracht, H. A., & Wohlenberg, H. (2015). Integrating prediction market and Delphi methodology into a foresight support system – Insights from an online game. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 97, 47-64.

2015
Keller, J., Markmann, C., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2015). Foresight support systems to facilitate regional innovations: A conceptualization case for a German logistics cluster. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 97, 15-28.

2015
Hirschinger, M., Spickermann, A., Hartmann, E., von der Gracht, H. A., & Darkow, I.-L. (2016). The future of logistics in emerging markets–fuzzy clustering scenarios grounded in institutional and factor-market rivalry theory. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 9-42.

2015
Darkow, I. L., Foerster, B., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2015). Sustainability in food service supply chains: future expectations from European industry experts toward the environmental perspective. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, 20 (2), 163-178.

2015
Engelke, H., Mauksch, S., Darkow, I. L. & von der Gracht, H. A. (2015). Opportunities for social enterprise in Germany – Evidence from an expert survey. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 90, 635-646.

Research studies
2016
Hammerschmid, G., Holler, F., Schuster, F., & von der Gracht, H. A. (2016). Municipalities of the future – the future of municipalities. Study on current challenges, concrete reform experiences and future perspectives. KPMG Insitute for the Public Sector e.V., Berlin.

2017
Von der Gracht, H. A., Deutsch, M., Ebert, D., Lichtenau, P., & Gerards, M. (2017). New dimensions of reality: Study on the analysis of the potentials of virtual and augmented reality in companies. KPMG, Munich.