Fields of Research

The research activities are assigned to four programme areas

     

  • Ongoing Economic Observation (General situation, development and overall economic significance of SMEs),
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  • SMEs, Society and State (Interaction between these three groups),
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  • Development processes of SMEs, incl. entrepreneurship research (Various phases in the life cycle of a company, e.g. foundation, growth thresholds including insolvency/restructuring and transfer),
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  • Strategic Management (Different managerial aspects and individual company issues).
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