Abschlussarbeiten

Wenn Sie in der Abteilung "Innovation Management" Ihre Bachelor- oder Masterarbeit verfassen möchten, gehen Sie bitte wie folgt vor:

 

Sommersemester

Wintersemester

Bewerbung bis

28.02.

30.08.

Bestätigung der Betreuung

Anfang März

Anfang September

Bachelorkolloquium

April – Juni

Oktober - Dezember

Anmeldung der Arbeit

nach Absprache

nach Absprache

Abgabe der Arbeit

zum Ende des Semesters

zum Ende des Semesters

 

Bewerbungsprozess:

Bitte bewerben Sie sich zwischen dem 15.02. und 28.02. (Sommersemester) bzw. 15.08. und 30.08. (Wintersemester) per E-Mail (innovation@leuphana.de) bei uns für die Betreuung Ihrer Abschlussarbeit. Bitte senden Sie uns hierfür ein Exposé zu Ihrem Vorhaben (circa 1-2 Seiten). Sie können sich um eines der ausgeschriebenen Themen (siehe unten) bewerben oder eigene Vorschläge machen, die allerdings zu unseren Themenbereichen passen sollten. Sie können Ihre Arbeit auf Englisch oder Deutsch verfassen. Circa zwei Wochen nach Ihrer Bewerbung werden Sie darüber informiert, ob Sie Ihre Arbeit mit uns schreiben können. Zur Koordination melden Sie sich bitte auch dann beim zentralen Vergabeverfahren, wenn Sie von uns eine Zusage erhalten.

THEMEN:

Bachelorarbeiten

Topic

Introductory literature (peer-reviewed)

Explanation

Comparing Fashion Sharing Business Models

Armstrong, C. M., Niinimäki, K., Lang, C., & Kujala, S. (2016). A use‐oriented clothing economy? Preliminary affirmation for sustainable clothing consumption alternatives. Sustainable Development, 24(1), 18-31.

Comparative qualitative analysis of fashion sharing companies and their business models using publicly available sources.

Stakeholders’ impact on (or position on) companies’ sustainability orientation: A case study

 

Sharma, S., & Henriques, I. (2005). Stakeholder influences on sustainability practices in the Canadian forest products industry. Strategic Management Journal, 26(2), 159-180.

Eisenhardt, K. M. (1989), Building theories from case study research, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, S. 532–550.

Case to be researched from publicly accessible sources and possibly expert interviews; company that is covered in the press, e.g., Unilever, Philipp Morris, Facebook, Frosta, Edeka, VW,…

Alternative economic models for sustainable development of cities or regions: The case of …

Gibbs, D., Krueger, R., and MacLeod, G. 2013. Grappling with smart city politics in an era of market triumphalism.Urban Studies, 50(11): 2151-2157. (intro to Special Issue)

Eisenhardt, K. M. (1989), Building theories from case study research, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, S. 532–550.

Case to be researched from publicly accessible sources and possibly expert interviews; e.g. Bristol pound, Sharing economy

Innovations for sustainable development of cities or regions: The case of…

Hodson, M., Geels, F. W., & McMeekin, A. (2017). Reconfiguring urban sustainability transitions, analysing multiplicity. Sustainability9(2), 299.

De Jong, M.; Joss, S.; Schraven, D.; Zhan, C.; Weijnen, M. Sustainable-smart-resilient-low-carbon-eco- knowledge cities; making sense of a multitude of concepts promoting sustainable urbanization. Journal of Cleaner Production 2015, 109, 25–38.

Eisenhardt, K. M. (1989), Building theories from case study research, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, S. 532–550.

Case to be researched from publicly accessible sources and possibly expert interviews; e.g. …

Entrepreneurship for sustainable development

Dentchev, N., Baumgartner, R., Dieleman, H., Jóhannsdóttir, L., Jonker, J., Nyberg, T., ... & van Hoof, B. (2016). Embracing the variety of sustainable business models: social entrepreneurship, corporate intrapreneurship, creativity, innovation, and other approaches to sustainability challenges. Journal of Cleaner Production.

Torraco, R.J. 2016. Writing integrative literature reviews: using the past and present to explore the future. Human resource Development Review 15(4): 404-428

Eisenhardt, K. M. (1989), Building theories from case study research, Academy of Management Review, Vol. 14, No. 4, S. 532–550.

Systematic literature review

Sustainable development in the textile sector: clothes for hire as a promising avenue?

Armstrong, C. M., Niinimäki, K., Lang, C., & Kujala, S. (2016). A use‐oriented clothing economy? Preliminary affirmation for sustainable clothing consumption alternatives. Sustainable Development, 24(1), 18-31.

Either conceptual or analyzing a particular case from publicly accessible sources and possible expert interviews

Experimentation space for sustainability transformation

Cartel, M., Boxenbaum, E., & Aggeri, F. (2019). Just for fun! How experimental spaces stimulate innovation in institutionalized fields. Organization Studies40(1), 65-92.

Torraco, R.J. 2016. Writing integrative literature reviews: using the past and present to explore the future. Human resource Development Review 15(4): 404-428

Conceptual (e.g. systematic literature review) or with a qualitative study

Real-world labs for sustainable urban development

Schäpke, N., Stelzer, F., Caniglia, G., Bergmann, M., Wanner, M., Singer-Brodowski, M., ... & Lang, D. J. (2018). Jointly experimenting for transformation? Shaping real-world laboratories by comparing them. GAIA-Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society27(1), 85-96.

Torraco, R.J. 2016. Writing integrative literature reviews: using the past and present to explore the future. Human resource Development Review 15(4): 404-428

Conceptual (e.g. systematic literature review) or with a qualitative study

 

Designing understanding and robust design

Hargadon, A. B., & Douglas, Y. (2001). When innovations meet institutions: Edison and the design of the electric light. Administrative science quarterly46(3), 476-501.

Torraco, R.J. 2016. Writing integrative literature reviews: using the past and present to explore the future. Human resource Development Review 15(4): 404-428

Conceptual (e.g. systematic literature review) or with a qualitative study

 

Perception and acceptance of technology-based products: an integrative literature review regarding genetically modified organisms (GMO)

Fernbach, P. M., Light, N., Scott, S. E., Inbar, Y., & Rozin, P. (2019). Extreme opponents of genetically modified foods know the least but think they know the most. Nature Human Behaviour3(3), 251-256.

Tranfield, D., Denyer, D., & Smart, P. (2003). Towards a methodology for developing evidence‐informed management knowledge by means of systematic review. British Journal of Management14(3), 207-222.

Systematic literature review

Masterarbeiten

Topic

Introductory literature (peer-reviewed)

Explanation

The tension between innovation and institution: designing understanding in the fashion industry

 

Hargadon, A. B., and Douglas, Y. (2001). When innovations meet institutions: Edison and the design of the electric light. Administrative Science Quarterly, 46(3): 476-501.

 

Pedersen, E. R. G., Gwozdz, W. (2014). From resistance to opportunity-seeking: Strategic responses to institutional pressures for corporate social responsibility in the Nordic fashion industry. Journal of Business Ethics119(2), 245-264

Case to be researched from publicly accessible sources and possibly expert interviews; company that is covered in the press

The tension between innovation and institution: designing understanding in the meat industry

Hargadon, A. B., and Douglas, Y. (2001). When innovations meet institutions: Edison and the design of the electric light. Administrative Science Quarterly, 46(3): 476-501.

 

 

 

Mechanisms for transition: An exploration of the fashion industry

Johnson, M.P., Schaltegger, S. 2019. Entrepreneurship for sustainable development: A review and multilevel causal mechanism framework. Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice.

Either conceptual or analyzing a particular case

Mechanisms for transition: An exploration of the meat industry

 

The relationship between entrepreneurs and adopters: an integrative literature review

Torraco, R.J. 2016. Writing integrative literature reviews: using the past and present to explore the future. Human resource Development Review 15(4): 404-428

conceptual