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Professor Dr. Jörg Freiling

Head of Chair

Contact:

Enrique-Schmidt-Straße 1
D-28359 Bremen
WiWi 1, Room A 2160

Phone: +49 (0)421 218 - 66870
freiling(at)uni-bremen.de

 

Research Interest:

• International & Transnational Entrepreneurship
• Migration & Diaspora Entrepreneurship
• New Service Ventures
• Entrepreneurial Failure
• Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
• Competence-based Management
• Governance of SMEs in International Transacttions
• Governance of Transnational Companies
• Family Governance
• Business Successions
• Business Model Innovations

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Introduction

Jörg Freiling is the head of the Chair in Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He holds a PhD in Business & Economics and a second doctorate (habilitation) from Ruhr University Bochum as well. From 2000 until 2002, Jöprg Freiling was Visiting Professor in Marketing at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. At Innsbruck University, Austria, he was a Visiting Professor in management in 2001 and St. Petersburg State University, Russia, in 2002. In 2001, he became Full Professor at the University of Bremen. In 2013, he was Visiting Professor at Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo at Pachuca, Mexico. From 2009 until 2011, Jörg Freiling was Dean of Study Affairs. Since 2011 until today, he is Vide Dean of the Faculty for Business Studies and Economics. 

His research interests are: international & transnational entrepreneurship, migration & diaspora entrepreneurship, new service ventures, entrepreneurial failure, entrepreneurial ecosystems, competence-based management, governance of SMEs in international transactions, governance of transnational companies, family governance, business successions, and business model innovations.

(You can find more information about the curriculum vitae here.) 

 

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Research Background

  • SFB 597, Teilprojekt A4: Die Verfassung des globalen Handels, zurzeit in 3. Phase (1.1.2011 bis 31.12.2014), Fokus: Formale und informelle Governance internationaler Hierarchien und Heterarchien (Kooperationspartner: G. Calliess, Rechtswissenschaft, Universität Bremen)
  • Zentrum für Transnationale Studien ZenTra: Teilprojekte (Förderung: zurzeit Land Bremen, Land Niedersachsen, Volkswagen-Stiftung, Stiftung Mercator), hier: nur eigene Teilprojekte (Gesamtübersicht: www.zen-tra.de)
  • The Impact of Regional Headquarters on Coordination Efficiency, Flexibility, and Organizational Learning in Transnational Corporations (TNCs) (Kooperationspartner: R. Piekkari, Aalto University; S. Laudien, Universität Magdeburg)
  • The Impact of Corporate Culture on Competence Building in TNCs
  • ‘Born Transnationals’ as a New Type of International Entrepreneurship – Peculiarities, Governance Modes, and Establishment in Competition
  • Assets of Foreignness - Building and Leveraging Generative Resources to Shape International Markets (Kooperationspartner: S. Laudien, Universität Magdeburg)
  • Governance of Global Service Operations of TNCs – The Role of Regional Management (Kooperationspartner: R. Piekkari, Aalto University)
  • An Evolutionary Theory of Conflict in the Transnational Sphere (Kooperationspartner: G. Calliess, S. Lundan, beide Universität Bremen.
  • Ursachen und Verläufe des Scheiterns von Jungbetrieben (Initialförderung durch die NOWETAS-Stiftung, Kooperationspartner: A. Nicolai, Universität Oldenburg; S. Heilbrunn, University of Haifa)