Our research is geared towards current challenges and future fields of action in business practice. Our findings are based on established scientific concepts and current research results. We attach particular importance to exchanges with companies and international research institutions, e.g. in the USA, Australia, Asia and Central and Eastern Europe.

In our research work, we use a combination of the following research methodological approaches in accordance with the research question at hand:

  • Systematic literature analyses
  • Semi-structured expert interviews
  • Qualitative content analyses
  • Online surveys
  • Focus groups
  • Concept developments
  • Simulations
  • case studies
  • Grounded Theory

In our specialist area of logistics and corporate management

we focus on the following research areas: