Silhouette Universität Witten/Herdecke
Faculty of Management and Economics

    Doctoral Degree and Postdoctoral Lecturing Qualification

    The Next Generation of Scholars

    Promoting the next generation of scholars is one of the key tasks of the faculty, which has the right to award doctorates and postdoctoral lecturing qualifications (habilitation).

    We are proud of the large number of current doctoral candidates and the success of our PhD graduates and graduates with postdoctoral lecturing qualifications in science and society.

    Current Research

    White Coats at the Coalface: The Standardizing Work of Professionals at the Frontline

    Wilhelm, H., Bullinger, B., & Chromik, J.

    Peer-reviewed scientific journal article
    A Contemporary Concept of Organizational Control: Its Dependence on Shared Values and Impact on Motivation

    Christian Jung-Gehling/ Erik Strauss

    Peer-reviewed scientific journal article
    Putting a spotlight on the trustor in trust research

    Möllering, Guido

    Scientific article (journals)
    Collective Corporate Social Responsibility: The Role of Trust as an Organizing Principle

    Leona A. Henry, Guido Möllering

    Scientific article (journals)
    The Contested Moralities of Markets

    Simone Schiller-Merkens,

    Philip Balsinger

    Moral Struggles in and Around Markets

    Simone Schiller-Merkens,

    Philip Balsiger

    Book contribution
    Trust trap? Self-reinforcing processes in the constitution of inter-organizational trust.

    Möllering, G., & Sydow, J.

    Book contribution
    The function of ability, benevolence, and integrity-based trust in innovation networks

    Helge Svare, Anne Haugen Gausdal & Guido Möllering

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    The Faculty of Management and Economics at Witten/Herdecke University awards the academic degree of a doctor of economics (Doctor rerum politicarum – Dr. rer. pol.) pursuant to regular doctoral procedures.

    It awards an honorary doctorship of economics (Doctor rerum politicarum honoris causa – Dr. rer. pol. h. c.) on the basis of a faculty council resolution.

    Doctoral studies at a glance

    • Standard period of study: three years
    • Academic degree: Dr. rer. pol.
    • Languages: English and German
    • Doctoral thesis: monograph or cumulative PhD thesis according to the Doctoral Degree Regulations
    • Admission according to the current Doctoral Degree Regulations; additional requirements may be imposed by the supervisor
    Heike Korn

    Heike Korn

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