Die richtige Unterstützung

TUM School of Management hilft Studierenden
dabei, ihr volles Potential zu entfalten

Die TUM School of Management vertritt die Meinung, dass alle Studierenden Zugang zur Beratung, Unterstützung und Lehrveranstaltungen haben sollten, unabhängig von Nationalität, Geschlecht, Religion Weltanschauung, Alter, körperlicher Einschränkungen oder sexueller Identität.

Um dies an der TUM School of Management bestmöglich sicherzustellen, setzten wir nicht nur alle Maßnahmen zur Förderung der Vielfalt der Technischen Universität München um, sondern haben zudem unser eigenes Gleichstellungskomitee gegründet.

Unsere Mission

Unsere Mission

Die Aufgabe des Gleichstellungskomitees der TUM School of Management besteht darin, die Ziele des TUM Diversity Code of Conduct umzusetzen. Diese umfassen:

  • Teilnahme an und Stimmrecht bei Versammlungen des Fakultätsrats
  • Beitritt zur Berufungskommision
  • Anlaufstelle für Studentinnen und wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterinnen, falls die die Frauenbeauftrage der Technischen Universität München als solche fungiert
  • Verfassen eines jährlichen Berichts über die Integration der Frauen in der Fakultät
  • Unterstützung beim Aufsetzen einer Vereinbarung zur Förderung der Vielfalt und deren Ziele

Finanzielle Unterstützung für Frauen

Für Frauen der TUM School of Management bieten wir zahlreiche Finanzierungsmöglichkeiten an. Neben den allgemeinen Stipendien der Technischen Universität München können Frauen zusätzlich die folgende Mittel beantragen:

  • Reisekostenzuschüsse für Konferenzreisen
  • Druckkostenzuschüsse für Bücher und Aufsätze
  • Zuschüsse für die Organisation und Durchführung von Workshops und Symposien
  • Zuschüsse für die Teilnahme an Workshops und Summer Schools
  • Zuschüsse zu Forschungsreisen zu Recherchezwecken
  • Kostenübernahme für die Einladung externer Wissenschaftler zu lehrstuhlübergreifenden Fachkolloquien der Fakultät
  • Unterstützung für Habilitandinnen bei der Projektantragstellung durch die Einstellung einer studentischen Hilfskraft
  • Kostenübernahme für die Korrektur der von Habilitandinnen angefertigten Aufsätze zur Einreichung in englischsprachigen Zeitschriften

Studentinnen und wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterinnen der Fakultät erhalten diese Zuschüsse quartalsweise gemäß den aktuellen Vergaberichtlinien. Die Entscheidungen über die eingegangenen Anträge trifft das Gleichstellungskomitee unter der Leitung von Professor Breugst.

Weitere Unterstützungsmöglichkeiten

Die Technische Universität München bietet außerdem zahlreiche persönliche Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten, darunter Einzel- und Gruppen-Coachings sowie Mentoring-Programme.

Gleichstellungskomitee der TUM School of Management

Annette Becker
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 23447
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 24075
Prof. Dr. Nicola Breugst
+49 (0)89 289 - 26748
+49 (0)89 289 - 26747
Dr. Stephan Jäger
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 25077
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 25070
Dr. Susanne Koch
+49 (0)8161 - 71 - 4627
+49 (0)8161 - 71 - 4623
Stephanie Rehbock
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 24097
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 24093
Bryndís Stefánsdóttir
+49 (0)89 289 24878
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 24872
Martina Wayand
+49 (0)89 - 289 - 24080
+49 (0)89 - 289 – 24075


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“By providing sustainability disclosure, companies can increase their market value. However, this effect depends on the reliability of this disclosure, in particular when companies face a high information or investment risk or difficult economic conditions.” With one exception all companies on the German DAX30 index voluntarily disclose structured information about their sustainability performance. Besides long-term economic issues, this information explains their social and environmental orientation. Recently, smaller firms have also started to disclose such information. However, can investors really understand and interpret this type of data? Companies provide information about their sustainability performance in standalone sustainability reports and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) reports, in annual reports and on websites. The upcoming implementation of an EU directive will even require the Read More here

IP Modularity: Profiting from open innovation through IP-oriented modularization

Firms seeking to take advantage of open innovation and outsourcing often face a tension between value creation and value capture. Openness facilitates distributed value creation, but may make it difficult to appropriate this value and thus profit from innovation. In an article published in the California Management Review, TUM professor Joachim Henkel and professors Carliss Y. Baldwin and Willy Shih from Harvard Business School introduce the concept of “IP modularity” to address this tension. Success with an IP-modular product is illustrated by the case of Valve Software, which released the game “Half-Life” in 1998. Code for the game was divided into two modules: the source engine and the game code. Valve kept the source engine proprietary, but published the game Read More here

Don’t drive yourself – let the data drive you!

One of the hottest buzzword in today’s businesses is “Big Data”. Based on the new era of Facebook, Google and others, the main idea is to make as much use as possible of a company’s internal and external data, to gain knowledge and create a more informed decision making process. As it turns out, deriving useful information from this data is a tedious task and nowhere near as easy as it sounds. Junior Professor Dr. Anna-Lena Sachs (University of Cologne) and Professor Dr. Stefan Minner (TUM School of Management), in a recent publication, bring usefulness to the huge amount of company data for inventory decisions in practice. Based on the case of a large European retail chain, they propose an Read More here

Dividing the pie – Equity distribution in entrepreneurial teams

Like the founders of Facebook who took each other to court over equity issues (and later settled this lawsuit for an unknown sum to one of the initial founders), many entrepreneurial teams struggle with the equity distribution in their start-up. The decision on how to divide the pie has to be made very early in the entrepreneurial process, but the consequences are far-reaching and completely unpredictable. In an article published in the Journal of Business Venturing, Professor Breugst, Professor Patzelt, and Dr. Rathgeber of the TUM School of Management address this problem and focus on the long-term consequences of the equity split for entrepreneurial teams and ventures. The study shows that the essential factor in equity distribution is the perception Read More here

Embedded Lead Users – The benefits of employing users for corporate innovation

It is crucial for every company to learn from the users of its products. Interestingly, and overlooked by many, some of the most insightful users may be nearby – the company’s own employees. This study by Dr. Tim Schweisfurth and Prof. Dr. Christina Raasch (TUM) introduces the concept of “embedded lead users” – employees who are lead users of their employer’s products or services. Lead users are users who perceive new product-related needs ahead of others and would particularly benefit from a solution. Embedded lead users are ubiquitous in many consumer goods industries, e.g., in food and beverages, automotive, consumer electronics, software, and leisure products. Unlike external lead users, these are regular employees with employment contracts and secrecy clauses that Read More here

Incentives for energy-efficient behavior at work: The importance of non-monetary elements

In the wake of the UN Paris climate summit (COP21) in December 2015, the need to quickly reduce greenhouse gas emissions is more obvious than ever. As one of the main sources of the world’s energy-related CO2 emissions, the road transport sector is an essential domain for analyzing potential reduction measures. Convincing people to drive more fuel-efficiently (“eco-driving”) can contribute substantially to both climate policy goals and to the transport industry’s efforts to cut fuel costs and increase corporate sustainability. While many companies are interested in implementing an eco-driving incentive system, studies show that few have actually implemented such a bonus scheme to date. One reason might be a lack of knowledge about effective incentive design. Dominik Schall and Prof. Read More here

Against all odds: Realizing entrepreneurial solutions for ecological and social problems

Jakob Assmann, a passionate hiker, had a personal awakening while climbing a mountain in the Bavarian Alps. He says:“Climate change is not an abstract problem, which happens somewhere in the Artic. Actually, it is happening here in the South of Munich. You can experience it yourself, and it is really emotional when you see the ice changing and the glaciers retreating … ”. Triggered by this incident, he decided to become active, and make a contribution to the global challenge of climate change by establishing Polarstern, a sustainable energy provider with a global outreach. Realizing social and ecological value while making a profit is a challenging task. Sustainable entrepreneurs, however, seem to have found a way to balance the triple Read More here


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