Faculty of Business and Economics

Faculty of Business and Economics

Perception of autonomy and control in digital work contexts

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Prof. Dr. Matthias Klumpp (Chair of Production and Logistics) coordinates a new research project at the faculty. The aim of the project ANDROMEDA at the Universities of Göttingen and Hohenheim is to analyse the perception of autonomy and control by employees in digital work contexts of high reliability organisations using the example of hospitals and airports.The project is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the DFG Priority Programme 2267 "Digitalization of Working Environments (DdA)".

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Economic preferences and compliance in the social stress test of the COVID-19 crisis

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Prof. Dr. Holger Rau (Assistant Professor of Experimental Economics) and Dr. Stephan Müller (Chair of Microeconomics) have analyzed in a survey study whether economic preferences and pre-crisis social responsibility predict social compliance to the policy regulations. Results show that economic preferences are closely related to compliance with policies fighting the crisis. The findings have been published in the Journal of Public Economics.

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