Associated Researchers

The core team is complemented by associated WU academics who research and teach at many different WU institutes:

Department of Global Business and Trade

Univ.Prof. Dr. Desislava Dikova

Univ.Prof. Dr. Desislava Dikova

Institute for Responsibility and Sustainability in Global Business RSGB

Key research areas: Central Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of Independent States, Emerging Markets
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Prof.Dr. Igor Filatotchev

Prof.Dr. Igor Filatotchev

Department of Global Business and Trade

Key research areas: International Business, Corporate Governance, Technology Management
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Key research areas: Strategic Management, Innovation Management, International Management
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Key research areas: International Business, International Strategy, International Organization
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Univ.Prof. Dr. Wendy Chapple

Univ.Prof. Dr. Wendy Chapple

Institute for Responsibility and Sustainability in Global Business RSGB

Key research areas: Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability in Developing Markets, Systems of Governance for Sustainability, Bridging Business Sustainability Behavior to Systems-Level Outcomes
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Key research areas: Decision-making & behavioral strategy in MNCs, The role of artificial intelligence in strategic decision-making, Research methods in international business and strategy
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Department of Marketing

Key research areas: Territorial identities & consumer behavior; counterfeiting & piracy rom a consumer perspective; Int. Strategic Pricing in SMEs
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Key research areas: Global Marketing Strategy, Cross-cultural Consumer Behavior, Sustainability / CSR
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Department of Business Communication

Key research areas: Business Communication, (Spanish) Language Variation
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Key research areas: Political and economic discourse, and their intersection (public affairs, public diplomacy, CSR) – focus on CEE, Intercultural business communication (also in the context of migration to AT), Social media in CEE
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Key research areas: Social interaction (in the workplace, meetings, intercultural settings, instructional sessions…), Multilingualism (how language learning and use are planned, managed, realized), Education (learning and teaching: languages, cultural awareness, interactional competence, IT skills, …) 
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Department of Economics

Key research areas: Automation, digitalization, and their macroeconomic effects, Demographic change and economic growth, The causes and consequences of inequality
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Department of Strategy and Innovation

Key research areas:
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Department of Public Law and Tax Law

Key research areas: Public International Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, European Law
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Dr. Jeffrey Owens

Dr. Jeffrey Owens

Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law

Key research areas: Challenges and opportunities associated with the digitalization of the economy, Prevention and resolution of tax disputes, Tax and good governance in a digital and open trading environment
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Department of Management

Key research areas: Economic education, Financial education, Educational research and evaluation of instructional quality
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Key research areas: Gender and Diversity in Organisations, Cross-Cultural Management, International Business
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Wogene Berhanu Mena, MA

Wogene Berhanu Mena, MA

Institute for Gender and Diversity in Organizations

Key research areas: Decent work in the Global Supply Chain, Labor Control in the Global Production Network of textile and garment industries in the Global South, Diversity Management in Organizations 
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Key research areas: Strategic Management, Change Management, Management Education
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Research Institute: CEE Legal Studies

Univ.Prof. Mag.rer.soc.oec.Mag.Dr.iur. Martin Winner

Univ.Prof. Mag.rer.soc.oec.Mag.Dr.iur. Martin Winner

Vice-Rector for Human Resources and Digital Infrastructure | Research Institute: CEE Legal Studies

Key research areas: Company Law, Business Law, Comparative Law (CEE)
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NPO Competence Center

Key research areas: Social entrepreneurship, Migration and entrepreneurship, Civil society in CEE
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Department of Socioeconomics

Univ.Prof. Jonas Bunte, Ph.D.

Univ.Prof. Jonas Bunte, Ph.D.

Institute for International Political Economy

Key research areas: Politics & Money, Sovereign debt, Export credit
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Department of Information Systems and Operations Management

Key research areas: Sustainability in global supply chains, Business human rights and labour rights in supply chains
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