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Data Analyses

Same dataset, same research question, 29 different analyses – new research at ESMT Berlin shows potential variance in academic research

July 15, 2021
New research, led by Martin Schweinsberg, assistant professor of organizational behavior at ESMT Berlin, shows wide variance in research results due to different analytical approaches, even though all analysts tested the same hypotheses on the same data. Almost 180 co-authors from all around the world worked together on the project. A crowd of analysts independently analyzed the same dataset to test two hypotheses, and the researchers came up with 29 different results.
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DigitalFuture Summit 2021 at ESMT Berlin: Leaders and students discuss digital future

July 8, 2021
The DigitalFuture Summit will take place July 8-9, 2021 at ESMT Berlin. The two-day conference is hosted by Master in Management students in an online format and offers executives from global companies and innovative startups, talented students, and experts from academia an assortment of discussion and networking opportunities, as well as interesting future career possibilities.
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LGBTIQ+ Campus Index: ESMT Berlin in the Top 5 in Germany

July 2, 2021
ESMT Berlin achieved the fifth-highest score in Germany and the highest in Berlin/Brandenburg in the LGBTIQ+ Campus Index. Sixty-two universities from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland participated in the audit organized by UHLALA Group.
Data Security

Privacy-friendly AI for the public sector: Xayn and the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin publish joint position paper

June 22, 2021
To implement and futureproof governmental AI strategies, we need powerful and GDPR-compliant technology for the public sector. So-called Masked Federated Learning can meet these high requirements for data protection, trustworthiness, and performance. In a position paper published today, the Berlin-based tech company Xayn and the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT highlight the potential of this decentralized new approach and elaborate on potential use cases in the health sector and law enforcement.
Sustainable Business

ESMT Berlin establishes Sustainable Business Transformation Initiative

June 18, 2021
With the support of BMW, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Telekom, and Werte-Stiftung, ESMT Berlin has launched the Sustainable Business Transformation Initiative. The goal of this initiative is to increase its academic footprint in research and education on critical areas with impact for business and society and to provide innovative solutions to global environmental and social challenges.
International CEOs discuss the future of Europe at ESMT Annual Forum 2021

International CEOs discuss the future of Europe at ESMT Annual Forum 2021

June 17, 2021
Top-level representatives and experts from business and academia will come together at the ESMT Annual Forum 2021 to discuss this year’s theme “Designing the Future: How technological transformation influences the way we work, learn, and live.”
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ESMT Berlin launches initiative to track and reduce its carbon emissions

May 26, 2021
Students of Net Impact ESMT recently started a data-driven carbon accounting initiative to measure, track, and reduce the carbon emissions of the international business school. This initiative is another step in ESMT’s efforts to place sustainability at the forefront of the institution.
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ESMT Berlin customized executive education programs recognized with international awards

May 20, 2021
EFMD, Europe’s largest network association for management development, has given two ESMT Berlin customized executive education programs Excellence in Practice (EiP) Awards.
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Book release: Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil

May 11, 2021
In “Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil,” ESMT Berlin Professor Francis de Véricourt, together with Economist journalist Kenneth Cukier and Oxford Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger present an in-depth analysis of framing. The ability to frame, which is unique to humans and cannot be handed off to machines, gives us a tool to conquer today’s global challenges. The publication is being released today, May 11, 2021.
cybercrime

German Federal Criminal Police Office and Digital Society Institute host cybercrime conference at ESMT Berlin

May 10, 2021
From May 10-11, 2021, the Cybercrime Conference C³ will take place at ESMT Berlin, organized by the German Federal Criminal Police Office together with ESMT’s Digital Society Institute (DSI) under the umbrella “European Strategies against a Global Challenge.”
Monopoly

How do we stop digital market monopolies? New research from ESMT Berlin gives key insights for policy

May 6, 2021
New research from ESMT Berlin identifies how digital markets become monopolies and offers key insights for policymakers to ensure that in the future digital markets are better regulated and do not ‘tip’ towards monopolies.

ESMT Berlin partners with SuperCharger Ventures and The Future of Management Education Alliance to improve learning experiences

April 23, 2021
SuperCharger Ventures, a cross-border EdTech Accelerator, and The Future of Management Education (FOME) Alliance, with its university members EDHEC Business School, ESMT Berlin, IE Business School, Imperial College Business School, and the EdTech platform Insendi, are pleased to announce an industry partnership to introduce new technologies into online management education.
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ESMT Berlin launches Global Online MBA

March 4, 2021
ESMT Berlin is launching a global online MBA program, with the first class starting in September 2021.
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ESMT Berlin, EY, and Nimbus to conduct accompanying research on digital identities for German federal government

March 1, 2021
ESMT Berlin’s Digital Society Institute, in collaboration with Ernst & Young (EY) and Nimbus Technologieberatung, will take over the accompanying research for the technology Showcase Programme “Secure Digital Identities” of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Corona pandemic

When to downplay the severity of COVID-19 – ESMT Berlin study investigates how governments inform the public about a pandemic

February 23, 2021
Governments may be more likely to downplay the severity of COVID-19 in countries where there is a high level of economic disparity, finds new research from ESMT Berlin.