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Offset Study 2018/2019 - Now available

Within the last 12 months, we conducted a new study commissioned by ASIPRO (the Association for Swiss Industry Participation in Security and Defence Procurement Programs) about the topic of Offset in Switzerland. Within the study, we compare the Swiss Offset approach with those of other countries, incorporate perspectives of the national industry, as well as strive for a quantitative assessment of the financial impact of Offset.

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Call for Papers for a Special Issue

In this Special Issue, we call for conceptual and empirical papers on heuristics and biases of top managers.

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How to increase your firm's strategic flexibility

In our new publication we analyzed various activities founders can undertake to increase the strategic flexibility of their firm.

HSG Focus Interview
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HSG Focus Interview mit Prof. Grichnik

Im Experteninterview mit dem HSG Focus Magazin stellt sich Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik den Fragen zum Thema Unternehmertum.

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Successful Thesis Defence

Today Christoph Benninghaus has made the final step of his doctoral phase. He confidently mastered the questions of the professors and successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Impact of Digitalization on the Strategic Management of International Manufacturing Networks.”
We wish him all the best for his new, challenging position in a multinational manufacturing company.

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EGI-Insights: The future of Energy is nano

Next up on our Youtube series about our joint energy research at EGI-HSG is PhD Candidate Charlotte Lekkas talking about her vision of the future.

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Google Impact Award

A great success story showcasing the practical relevance for our research!

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Upcoming OPEX seminar (Dublin, 6th Feb. 2019)

Don't miss the insights from the St. Gallen FDA Quality Metrics and Quality Culture research.

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Another successfully completed manufacturing network project
We accomplished the project as part of the 2025 strategy of a world-leading technology company to raise the potentials of a network consisting of 20 plants worldwide.
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Praktikant/in (m/w) Globale Produktionsnetzwerke (100%)

The focus group "Global Production" at the chair of production management is currently looking for an intern

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New contribution in the German magazine Produktion published

Professor Friedli describes in the article the importance of digitalisation for plants in high-wage countries. According to two surveys conducted at the Institute, a majority out of a sample of more than 270 participants think that digitalisation helps to keep production in high-wage countries whereas at the same time a similar majority thinks that no new plants will be necessarily established due to digitalisation. You can read the article here: Produktion – Technik und Wirtschaft für die deutsche Industrie (2018) Vol. 30, p. 31

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HEADWIND – Ein Hypoglykämie-Warnsystem für Diabetiker im Strassenverkehr

Erfolg für ein Forschungsteam vom ITEM um Prof. Elgar Fleisch und die Assistenzprofessoren Prof. Dr. Tobias Kowatsch und Prof. Dr. Felix Wortmann. Gemeinsam mit Forschern vom Inselspital Bern (Prof. Christoph Stettler, PD Markus Laimer und Dr. Thomas Züger) und der ETH Zürich (Prof. Stefan Feuerriegel) erhalten sie ab 2019 einen Sinergia-Grant und damit eine Forschungsunterstützung über 1.7 Millionen Schweizerfranken vom Schweizerischen Nationalfonds (SNF) für ein innovatives Forschungsprojekt im Schnittgebiet von Zuckerkrankheit und moderner Automobiltechnologie.

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