A withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union would ultimately end up frustrating certain legitimate expectations of EU citizens, writes Thomas Burri. He is professor of international and European law at the University of St.Gallen.
Demographic change, increasing regulation and deficient institutional structures are the biggest building sites in Switzerland’s health sector, says a survey conducted by the I.VW-HSG.
The sixth edition of the Customer Barometer for Renewable Energies reveals Swiss consumers’ attitudes towards energy issues. More than half of the population would like to test an electric car, a quarter of Swiss people can imagine buying an electric car in the next two years.
Particular attention had been given to the optimisation of the website contents for mobile appliances and to positioning the HSG as a "place of thought leadership".
What is "Technology Management"? What is the role of new technologies for enterprises to remain competitive? Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann explains how a technology roadmap can be developed from a vision.
Prof. Dr. Katarina Stanoevska-Slabeva on the Horizon 2020 project "Ps2Share", that deals with the topic of "Sharing Economy". How are Sharing Economy platforms built up? How do they address the subject privacy? What are the motives of the participants?
What does the buzzword "digitalisation" actually mean? Why is a digital transformation strategy so important for management? Prof. Dr. Jan Marco Leimeister identifies three fundamental logics of digitalisation and explains how companies can compete in a digital world.
Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann on European research co-operation and the Horizon 2020 project "Smarter Together", which explores new energy concepts in urban centers. What do new business models look like and what are mobility centers? (in German)
In today’s European landscape more and more members of the European Union (EU) are considering a return to national roadways. A commentary by HSG economics lecturer Dr. Markus Will.
We all make financial decisions – but what do we actually know about money? "Financial literacy" is the topic of the 13th film of the "Little Green Bags" animation video series. The text is based on surveys of Martin Brown, Professor of Banking at the University of St.Gallen.
How will politics develop in Italy? The results of the referendum of 4 December will have important consequences. A comment by Renato Martinoni, Professor of Italian Language and Literature at the University of St.Gallen.
What is "robot law"? What is a robot? And what questions are connected with different types of robots for our society - from privacy and data protection to employment law? Prof. Dr. Isabelle Wildhaber about a technological revolution and its legal consequences. (in German)
What do we understand by social entrepreneurship? How can social problems be solved in an entrepreneurial manner? When does the difference between business entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs become immaterial? A video interview from the current HSG Focus issue on the topic of 'Social Entrepreneurship'. (in German)
FIFA and UEFA tournaments have a built-in bias that dramatically effects outcomes. An opinion piece by Alex Krumer.
Claudia Franziska Brühwiler on the first TV debate in the American presidential campaign 2016. Who could score: Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? And what strategies can influence the outcome of the US elections in November? A video interview. (in German)
After eight years of the Obama Presidency, American political expert Prof. Dr. James Davis looks at Obama’s successes, his failures, his place in history and the irony that may define how historians view his reign as President of the United States. This video is part of the HSG Focus topic "USA".
Martin Eling comments on the reform "Old-age Provision 2020". (in German)
What are the characteristics of managers who are capable of orchestrating the diversity of ideas?
Dingwerth is an Assistant Professor for Political Science and has a special focus on global governance at the University of St Gallen.
Martin Ford on technology and the threat of a jobless future. A video interview conducted at the 46 St. Gallen Symposium.
Can entrepreneurship be learned? What characterises experienced entrepreneurs? And how does the entrepreneurial journey unfold? In the second contribution to our “Knowledge Bank” video series, Prof. Dr. Dietmar Grichnik explains “entrepreneurship”. (in German)
Prof. Dr. Jörg Metelmann on the topic of the conference “After Pop?” and the blurring boundaries between mainstream and minority. How can one understand pop without looking back and where does the future lie? A video interview. (in German)
How do business models stay up to date and why former market leaders such as Nokia and Kodak have failed to do so? Prof. Dr. Oliver Gassmann on the 55 basic patterns of business model innovation and the "Business Model Navigator" that helps to keep business models up to date. (in German)
Prof. Dr. Franz Schultheis about our changing world of work, flat hierarchies and the ideal of the modern worker. What is the relationship between processes of acceleration and the transformation of work and privacy? A video interview. (in German)
During the promotion ceremony we say goodbye to our postgraduates every first monday of the semester.
Semester start: fondue in the wintry vicarage gardenRegistration at: firstname.lastname@example.org
On the trail of the zeitgeist: an analysis and discussion of buzzwords
Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping and John Williams, Stoner