Rising energy demands combined with a low production of electricity from renewables have resulted in soaring energy prices and laid bare the consequences for people living in so-called energy poverty. CBS researcher Manuel Llorca wants to understand their problems and is equipping the EU Commission with tools for warding off a potential energy poverty crisis.
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Criticized company form dispensed with: “Now, only children with rich parents can afford to start businesses”
Irregular political moved and bad publicity have been the downfall of the entrepreneur company form, and on November 15, 5,500 businesses risk facing a compulsory dissolution, according to CBS professor Troels Michael Lilja. Along with Danish researchers in company law, he advised against the decision, which has resulted in Denmark having the second-highest capital adequacy requirement in the EU. The Chair of Danish Entrepreneurs says that entrepreneurs are left in a no man’s land.
The idea occurred to him during a run in the grounds of Harvard Business School, and when the data showed a more than convincing result, Jakob Ahm Sørensen knew he was on to something. The PhD Fellow at CBS tells the story of being a bachelor’s student wanting to understand the financial meltdown of 2008 to answer a crucial question about crisis predictability.
Professor Jan Damsgaard is the initiator behind two after-work meetings where local politicians from Frederiksberg and Copenhagen are invited to discuss digital entrepreneurship and expats’ involvement in society. “Sharing opinions is important for the democratic discourse,” he says.
It started as an idea for a handbook based on 800 testimonies about sexism experienced across Danish universities. But then “our ambitions grew”, say two CBS researchers behind a new book on how to fight sexism. The book can be downloaded for free.
BOOK REVIEW: Read about new methods for managing stress in working life.
Worldwide, data volumes are doubling every 9 to 12 months. Unfortunately, much of that data goes missing or is not put to use, explains Professor John Renner Hansen. He has chaired the committee that has developed Denmark’s new strategy for managing research data, which aims to make Danish research data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. “This is momentous,” says Senior Advisor Mareike Buss from CBS Library.
CBS Professor helps patients to bring their innovative ideas to life: “We don’t mean special teas for bad tummies. No, we mean exoskeletons”
Professor Pedro Oliveira has never worked in healthcare, but for the past five years, he has assisted patients and relatives in developing and commercializing ideas that help others with issues ranging from paralysis to cancer. Now, he is hosting a bootcamp at CBS with innovators from 11 countries.
Top 10: The all-time most cited scientific articles from CBS researchers – is your paper on the list?
A well-cited scientific article can put a researcher’s career on course for success and proves that “your ideas are not completely useless”, as Professor Dana Minbaeva says. She is one of the top 10 authors listed among the most-cited scientific articles from CBS – ever. Check out the list of “research blockbusters”.
When a new pandemic strikes, the Danish government will have a list of principles to lean on to bring Denmark’s economy unscathed through the turbulence. Two CBS researchers, Birthe Larsen and Yvette Lind, are contributing economics and law expertise to help formulate the principles.
Bribes covered as facilitation fees, and document fraud are part of the ugly truth about how global industries are run, the United Nations claims. Now, CBS research suggests that blockchain technology can help to mitigate corruption in the shipping industry – and elsewhere. But fraudsters and crooks will always find a way, the researchers point out.
Department heads are often thrown into their position with no formal leadership training, claim three CBS researchers. They have therefore compiled an anthology of tips, tricks and experiences from the field covering subjects including diversity, team spirit and general management to inspire current and future department heads to become successful leaders.
Research by “total rookies” that ties criminal records to bankruptcies makes the grade at top US journal
Only very few established researchers in Europe succeed in getting research published in the highly acclaimed journal Review of Accounting Studies, according to the Head of Department of Accounting at CBS. Now, two junior researchers have achieved what is “almost impossible”.
Is your working life blighted by your inner judge and bad conscience? Talk it out, says a CBS researcher
In the months ahead, it will be crucial for managers and employees to talk together. Not on Teams or Zoom, but at the workplace, explains Pernille Steen Pedersen, Assistant Professor at CBS. In her view, we must talk about our lockdown experiences, but more importantly discuss how inner judges and bad consciences can haunt us.
Postdoc Jannick Friis Christensen and PhD Thomas Burø from CBS have created the concept ‘That’s interesting’. A kind of science club where researchers and everyone else can hang out and listen to new research being presented. The first event explores how DKK 2,500 million disappears into tax havens every year, and how the oldest building material, wood, is enjoying a revival.
Following a lightning government reshuffle, a new Minister for Higher Education and Science, Jesper Petersen, political spokesperson for the Social Democrats, is taking over the post from Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen, who will become the new Minister for Culture.
Flying pans and French military theory: CBS students investigate the restaurant industry to help it transform
CBS students have interviewed some of Copenhagen’s top restaurateurs about leadership, crisis management, innovation and gender issues for their master’s theses. The students hope they can help develop the industry, which is currently characterized by a harsh tone and military hierarchy.
Fabio Galletta and Finn Johansson knew they were onto something when they started writing their CBS master’s thesis on project management. In August, they will present their work alongside some of the world’s top-researchers within management at the Academy of Management conference.
Cristiana Parisi has made Amsterdam, Berlin, Vejle, Paris, Milan and Cluj-Napoca flow better – and she believes that other cities can do the same
Nearly two years ago, the CBS Associate Professor received EUR 10 million to conduct research aiming to demonstrate how European cities can transition into circular and regenerative cities where waste ultimately becomes a resource that helps build capital.
Reforms and strategies can – if not well implemented – create destructive ghosts that haunt organizations, explains Associate Professor Justine Grønbæk Pors. She draws parallels from her own research to the implementation of CBS’ new strategy and warns that strategies should not become ideologies.