On 12 September 2022, the Financial Times published its 2022 rankings of international Masters in Management programmes, placing the University of St.Gallen’s "Master in Strategy and International Management" programme (SIM-HSG) in the top position for a record-setting twelfth consecutive time.
The International Latsis Foundation annually honours young researchers at selected Swiss universities. This year, the prize went to Prof. Jamie Gloor, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Diversity and Leadership Science. Her focal research points include the future of work and executives, diversity, artificial intelligence, emotions and humour.
The awards were conferred at the Dies academicus on 21 May 2022 to:
The Corona pandemic has kept the world on tenterhooks since 2020. In addition to the fundamental economic and In addition to the fundamental economic and social challenges, there has also been an abrupt change in the way companies work together: Home office, virtual collaboration, and the increased use of digital communication tools gained enormous importance due to the crisis. The research project "Resilience and High Performance at Hilti in Times of Pandemic" by Professor Dr. Heike Bruch, Assistant Professor Dr. Nils Fürstenberg, and Frederik Hesse was dedicated to this topic in view of these comprehensive challenges, with the aim of supporting Hilti in successfully overcoming this global crisis.
Life Design is a scientific design approach that originated at Stanford University under the title "Design Your Life". There, the innovation method Design Thinking was applied to the design of one's own future and career for the first time. Assistant Professor Dr. Sebastian Kernbach got to know this approach in 2018 as part of an SNSF fellowship at Stanford and has been steadily developing it ever since. Together with Professor Dr. Martin Eppler and Assistant Professor Dr. Sabrina Bresciani, he has combined it with insights from positive psychology, behavioral economics, and knowledge visualization. This has resulted in the new approach of "Life Loops", which has been published in various articles and in the book "Life Design".