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Master's Thesis (MaKuWi)

General Information

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons, Inken Blatt, Michael Verbücheln, 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
    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 Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
    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
    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

    Master Theses in Cooperation with Practitioners

    • Master thesis with AfB social and green IT: more information [German].
    • Master thesis with Pepperl+Fuchs on materiality analysis and CSR: more information [German].
    • Multiple Master theses with right. based on science: more information.
    • Master Thesis with PreZero / PreZero Stiftung & Co. KG Neckarsulm on Circular Economy Impact Measurement: more information.
  • Guidelines

    The time allowed for completing the master thesis is four months, beginning from the official registration of the thesis.

    Feel free to use our title page template in English or German.

    Before writing your thesis, please read these guidelines.

    Please refer to your “Prüfungs­ordnung” for further details.

  • Application

    Please ask Mr. Hempen for the application form. (Please consult your “Prüfungs­ordnung” for more information.)

  • Contact

    Inken Küper, M.Sc.

    Inken Küper, M.Sc.

    Universität Mannheim
    Lehr­stuhl für nachhaltiges Wirtschaften
    Schloss
    Schneckenhof Ost – Raum SO 102
    68161 Mannheim
    Sprechstunde:
    nach Vereinbarung