Advisory service for empirical research The advisory service for empirical research (Beratungsstelle für empirische Wirtschafts- und Sozialforschung) supports empirical research at HSG. The following services are included: training and education in research methods, resources for empirical research on methodical websites (including research software), counseling of individual research projects. The advisory service in headed by professors Michael Lechner and Andreas Herrmann. The team comprises Christina Felfe (economic studies), Klaus Edel (quantitative management and social research) and Torsten Schmid (qualitative management and social research). Further information is provided on the Websites of the advisory service.