Abschlussarbeiten

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

 

Sommersemester

Wintersemester

Bewerbung bis

01.03.

01.09.

Zuteilung des Themas

Ende März

Ende September

Bachelorkolloquium

April – Juni

Oktober - Dezember

Anmeldung der Arbeit

nach Absprache

nach Absprache

 

Bewerbungsprozess:

Bitte bewerben Sie sich zwischen dem 15.02. und 01.03. (Sommersemester) bzw. 15.08. und 01.09. (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. Circa zwei Wochen nach Ihrer Bewerbung werden Sie darüber informiert, ob Sie Ihre Arbeit mit uns schreiben können.

THEMEN:

Bachelorarbeiten

Topic

Introductory literature (peer-reviewed)

Explanation

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

 

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

 

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

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 …

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

 

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)

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…

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

 

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.

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.

 

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

Sustainable development in the textile sector: how to change fast fashion

Tukker, A. (2004). Eight types of product–service system: eight ways to sustainability? Experiences from SusProNet. Business Strategy and the Environment, 13(4), 246-260.

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

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

P&C’s recycling proposal: a critical assessment

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

 

 

Leal Filho, W., Ellams, D., Han, S., Tyler, D., Boiten, V., Paco, A., ... & Balogun, A. L. (2019). A review of the socio-economic advantages of textile recycling. Journal of Cleaner Production.

Analyzing the particular case from publicly accessible sources, own observations and/or interviews/questionnaires

Is the 'Smart City' sustainably smart?

Ahvenniemi, H., Huovila, A., Pinto-Seppä, I., & Airaksinen, M. (2017). What are the differences between sustainable and smart cities?. Cities60, 234-245.

 

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