Research at TUM School of Management is dedicated equally to excellence in research and practical relevance. TUM Management Insights regularly presents the results of recent studies that will be of interest to a management audience looking to test new strategic approaches or to read about thought-provoking findings.

Video insights

Prof. Dr. David Wuttke, Professor for Supply Chain Management at the TUM Campus Heilbronn, on the findings of the study: Does social media elevate supply chain importance? An empirical examination of supply chain glitches, Twitter reactions, and stock market returns.

In this video, Joachim Henkel, Professor at the Technical University of Munich, explains the importance of standards in the Internet of Things and discusses some open issues related to patent licensing in this context. He attended the Innovation Conference 'The Way Towards the Internet of Things: Open Standards vs Silos', organised by the Florence School of Regulation – Communications & Media (FSR C&M).

"Equity distribution and its impact on entrepreneurial teams" Holger Patzelt, Philipp Rathgeber & Nicola Breugst

Prof Dr. Oliver Alexy, professor of Strategic Entrepreneurship, talks about how businesses can deal effectively with unsolicited idea submissions within open innovation frameworks.

Dr. Hanna Hottenrott, professor of Economics of Innovation at TUM School of Management, talks about the efficiency of public subsidies spent on corporate research and development activities

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hutzschenreuter, Chair of International Management at TUM School of Management, explains how speed and different modes of learning determine and define corporate internationalization strategies. He also explains the need for companies to be quick in innovation and internationalization in the context of the role of globalization.

Prof. Dr. Frank-Martin Belz and Julia Binder, chair of Corporate Responsibility at TUM School of Management talk about the EU-InnovatE Project, which addresses the role of users in promoting the transitions towards sustainable lifestyles in Europe.

In this video, Prof. Henkel explains the concept of patent infringement and invalid patents, and how about 50% of all patents can be deemed invalid if challenged in a court of law. Then the professor dives into the detection of these invalid patents and its implication for the patent holders as well as other competitor companies.

Interview with Prof. Dr. Holger Patzelt, Chair of Entrepreneurship at TUM School of Management, where he sheds light on what is a project failure and how do the teams generally react from such set-backs.

Interview with Prof. Dr. Jürgen Ernstberger, Chair of Financial Accounting at TUM School of Management, on the topic of interlinkages between corporate reporting and managerial myopia. In this video, Dr. Ernsberger explains how new regulations regarding quarterly corporate reporting has negative consequences for the companies and leads to managers failing to see the bigger picture in terms of projects and the financial plannings.

Dr. Vernon L. Smith, Nobelz Prize in Economics 2002, speaks at TUM School of Management, Munich, Germany on Adam Smith and his contributions to the topic of economic trust games. Dr. Vernon L. Smith was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2002 for his groundbreaking work in experimental economics. Dr. Smith has joint appointments with the Argyros School of Business & Economics and the Fowler School of Law, and he is part of a team that will create and run the new Economic Science Institute at Chapman.

Dr- Holger Patzelt explains his latest research titled "Perceived project transition support and employees' assessments of entrepreneurial project performance."