Master's Thesis (MaKuWi)

General Information

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons, Christina Kannegießer, Svenja Tobies, Manuel Reppmann, Moritz Appels
Course Format Master’s thesis
Credit Points 24 ECTS
Frequency Every semester
Language English or German
Grading Research Paper
Pre-requisites MAN 761

Further Information

  • Topics

    Currently offered topics for master theses:

    Topic Supervisor
    The Effect of Digitalization on the Organizational Resilience in the German Non-Profit Sector – a Qualitative Study Manuel Reppmann
    Creating Customer Extra-Role Behavior through CSR Communication – an Empirical Study Manuel Reppmann
    Antecedents of Consumers’ Trust in Artificial Intelligence – an Empirical Study Manuel Reppmann
    Activating the Sustainable Consumer: The Role of Psychological Ownership Manuel Reppmann
    The Elusive Green Consumer: Investigating Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Sustainable Products in an Online Shop Simulation Manuel Reppmann
    Stakeholder Perceptions of Social Enterprises – A Focus-Group Interview Study Christina Kannegießer
    The Underlying Psychological Mechanisms of Corporate Social Responsibility Perceptions – A Focus-Group Interview Study Christina Kannegießer
    Consumer Perceptions of Profit – An Empirical Study Christina Kannegießer
    “We Care About Our Stakeholders” – An Interview Study on Corporate Stakeholder Engagement Processes Svenja Tobies
    Fear, Skepticism or Ignorance? – An Empirical Study on Individual Rejection of Sustainability Svenja Tobies
    Engaging the Unengaged – A Focus-Group Study of Citizens’ (Non-)Engagement in Sustainability Processes Svenja Tobies
    Employer Attractiveness of Higher Education Institutions – An Empirical Study Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Sustainabililty of Higher Education Institutions – The Case of University of Mannheim Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    What is the Price of a Human Life? An Experimental Study of Perceptions of the Legitimacy of Monetizing Social Impacts Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Insider or Outsider? An Empirical Study on the Perceived Borders of the Organization Svenja Tobies
    Corporate Climate Strategies – a new tool for Greenwashing? Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Corporate Digital Responsibility – An Empirical Study on Consumer Perceptions Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Using hypothetical brands in experiments – common methodological design choices and their consequences Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Worker wellbeing in international supply chains – the role of participation Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Corporate Socio-Political Activism in an international perspective – the role of cultural differences Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Sustainability communication via social media – a new tool for stakeholder dialogue? Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Eating animals – consumers' ambivalent reactions to (non-)sustainable consumption Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    Digital platforms for smallholder farmer training – a qualitative study Laura Marie Edinger-Schons

    Master Theses in Cooperation with Practitioners

  • Guidelines

  • Application

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