Consortium

/Consortium
Consortium 2018-06-11T15:14:40+00:00

Beneficiaries

University of Bamberg

The University of Bamberg is an internationally recognised centre for excellent research and teaching in the Social Sciences, Economics and Business Administration with a particular emphasis on labour markets and education, including a long-standing track record in funded research on migration. The University’s research excellence in this area is underpinned by the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories in Bamberg. Research cooperation between the University’s Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business Administration and the Federal Institute for Employment Research in nearby Nuremberg is close. The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Science is funded under the German Excellence Initiative to provide outstanding graduate training and supervision in English to its international student body.

Website

Scholars in charge:

Prof. Dr. Maike Andresen
Prof. Dr. Thomas Saalfeld

Copenhagen Business School

CBS has a strong international reputation and is often highly placed in external rankings (in 2015 rankings from Eduniversal placed CBS # 3 in the world and the University of Texas at Dallas placed CBS # 7 in Europe and # 77 in the world). CBS has a very large annual output in terms of articles in peer reviewed journals (514 in 2015) and an extensive cooperation with industry. CBS has ‘triple crown’ accreditation (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB).

CBS has been quoted as one of the most interesting business schools in the world today, attracting a large number of international staff (more than 1/3 of the academics). With the distinctiveness of its diversity, CBS aims to become a world-leading business university with research – and teaching – excellence in classical management disciplines (including finance and economics, accounting and operations management, marketing, strategic management and organisation) and in disciplines that place business in a wider social, political and cultural context. CBS has a particular responsibility to bring knowledge and new ideas to companies and business organisations, to the next generation of business leaders, and to society as a whole.

Students are trained within business knowledge and business skills, combined with reflective thinking and critical approaches, it is important for CBS that its students are of value to society and are equipped to face urgent problems of society today. At CBS we challenge traditional business research and thereby improve it.

Website

Scholars in charge:

Prof. Dr. Per Darmer
Prof. Dr. Mette Zølner

Cranfield University

Cranfield University creates leaders in technology and management, partnering with business and governments to deliver transformational research, postgraduate education and professional development.

Cranfield is world-leading in its contribution to global innovation.

We specialise in the aerospace, defence and security, energy and power, environment and agrifood, management, manufacturing, transport systems, and water sectors.

The high-quality and distinctive nature of Cranfield’s work has been recognised through numerous prizes and awards, including the award of the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize in Further and Higher Education on five separate occasions.

Our School of Management is a world leader in management education and has been helping individuals and businesses to succeed by transforming knowledge into action for over 50 years.

The School of Management is ranked as number one in the world for its economics teaching (the FT Global MBA Ranking 2017); our Management MSc is ranked number one in the UK and seventh in the world (The Economist Which MBA? Masters in Management (MiM) 2017 rankings); and our customised executive education programmes are ranked in the top 10 in Europe.

The School of Management will host the ESRs.

Website

Scholar in charge:

Prof. Dr. Michael Dickmann

Institute for Employment Research (IAB)

IAB was founded as the research institute of the Federal Employment Agency (BA) in 1967 and is the largest labour market research institute in Germany today. 150 economists, sociologists and researchers study micro and macro, international, regional and firm level as well as institutional aspects of the labour market. IAB also provides large-scale register and survey data sets for the research community. It provides evidence-based policy advice at the international, EU- and national level. IAB runs also a Graduate Program with about 20 doctoral students in cooperation with universities. The statute of IAB guarantees the complete independence of IAB with respect to all aspects of research and policy advice. The German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) classified the research and policy advice conducted at IAB as very good and excellent.

Website

Scholars in charge:

Prof. Dr. Silke Anger
Prof. Dr. Herbert Brücker

Toulouse Business School (TBS)

TBS is a French ‘Grande Ecole’ Business School (>4,200 students) with an academic focus on business, social and economic sciences. TBS is part of Toulouse University and a partner in the University Doctoral School in economics, management and law.

Founded in 1903 by the local Chamber of Trade and Industry it has traditionally extensive cooperation with industry and the local, regional, national as well as international corporate environment. TBS has ‘triple crown’ accreditation (AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB) since 2003. With its large network of international partner universities, TBS facilitates internationally oriented degree programmes and research projects. The promotion and development of young talent is of particular importance to TBS (motto: “Think & Create”). Our graduates are prepared for reflective responsible business with academic and professional preparation for openness, audacity, enthusiasm and ethical standards.

Website

Scholar in charge:

Prof. Dr. Cordula Barzantny

University of Vaasa (UVAA)

UVAA is a multidisciplinary university offering degrees at all academic levels from Bachelor’s degrees to Doctorates. Located on the western coast of Finland, UVAA offers a modern study environment for 5,000 students in three faculties: Business, Technology and Philosophy. UVAA produces graduates who are experts and leaders with an international orientation. UVAA is the second largest provider of university-level business education in Finland. Management studies is a recognised strength and focus area of the research conducted within the University (others being finance, energy technology and multilingualism).

ESRs will be part of the research group in Human Resource Management (HRM). Comprising five professors, seven post-doctoral researchers and almost 30 doctoral students, the HRM research group is Finland’s largest scientific research group dedicated to examining people management issues in organisations. The group produces high-quality academic research on a variety of HRM-related topics that companies can utilise to improve their competitiveness – through the creation of a skilled and more committed workforce, and via more effective HRM processes that support strategic objectives. The main focus areas of the group’s research are international HRM, strategic HRM, and leadership.

Website

Scholar in charge:

Prof. Dr. Vesa Suutari

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA; legal name: Stitching VU) is a well-established research university that conducts internationally outstanding research in all major academic fields. Within 12 faculties, it offers education to 24.517 students. Located in the midst of the business and financial district of Amsterdam, the distinct expertise of VUA lays in four areas: (a) Governance for Society (b) Human Health & Life Sciences (c) Connected World, and (d) Science for Sustainability. The proposed project will be part of Governance for Society theme. The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (FEWEB) will participate in GLOMO on behalf of VUA. In 2015, FEWEB was assessed as ‘excellent’ by the international QANU research committee, a rating that places FEWEB among the best two research faculties in business and management studies in the Netherlands.

Website

Scholar in charge:

Prof. Dr. Svetlana N. Khapova

AIRBUS Group SAS (AIRFR)

Airbus Group is a global pioneer in aeronautics, space and defence-related services, creating cutting-edge technology. The Airbus Group operates in more than 170 locations worldwide and employs 138,622 employees in 2015. Most of the Company’s order book and growing industrial footprint now lies beyond its European borders. Such examples can be seen in aircraft final assembly lines in Tianjin, China, and Mobile, Alabama (US). We also produce helicopters in Brazil, maintain research centres in Singapore, India, the US, China and Russia, and we run Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) hubs on five continents.

Airbus Group’s strong European roots as the largest aerospace and defence company in Europe, the Airbus Group is proud of its European roots and achievements. We make a vital and growing contribution to the economies of our home countries, France, Germany, Spain and the UK, and around 35,500 of our suppliers (or 65% of our total spend) are in our home markets. We also help to preserve European competitiveness on the world stage: since our foundation in 2000, we have created 15,000 new high-tech jobs in Europe alone.

Website

Scholar in charge:

Lénaïck Zimmermann

Partner organisations

Airbus Spain

Airbus Group is a global pioneer in aeronautics, space and defence-related services, creating cutting-edge technology. The Airbus Group operates in more than 170 locations worldwide and employs 138,622 employees in 2015. Most of the Company’s order book and growing industrial footprint now lies beyond its European borders. Such examples can be seen in aircraft final assembly lines in Tianjin, China, and Mobile, Alabama (US). We also produce helicopters in Brazil, maintain research centres in Singapore, India, the US, China and Russia, and we run Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) hubs on five continents.

Airbus Group’s strong European roots as the largest aerospace and defence company in Europe, the Airbus Group is proud of its European roots and achievements. We make a vital and growing contribution to the economies of our home countries, France, Germany, Spain and the UK, and around 35,500 of our suppliers (or 65% of our total spend) are in our home markets. We also help to preserve European competitiveness on the world stage: since our foundation in 2000, we have created 15,000 new high-tech jobs in Europe alone.

Website

atrain GmbH

atrain is a global consulting company specialised in strategic talent assessment and development solutions. It helps organisations build their human capital by implementing processes and systems that create alignment between the organisational strategy and goals, the desired culture and values, as well as the competencies of leaders and professionals across the company. atrain´s core areas of expertise include: people and organisational development, talent and leadership development services, assessment services, questionnaires and analysis.

Website

european forum for migration studies

The european forum for migration studies (efms) is a scientific institute, founded in 1993. Its main topics are migration and integration of migrants in Europe. The efms is active in the areas of scientific research, policy counselling, evaluation, training, information and documentation.

Website

Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

BMAS is part of the German government, which is responsible for creating a strong framework for more jobs, promoting social inclusion and maintaining stable social security systems. It seeks to identify interministerial solutions and liaises with the relevant Länder and municipalities when implementing its measures, and cooperates closely with Committee on Labour and Social Affairs, the primary parliamentary decision-making body. The immediate area of responsibility of the BMAS includes the Federal Labour Court, the Federal Social Court, the Federal lnsurance Office – which legally supervises organisations such as the German old-age pensions insurance – and the Federal lnstitute for Occupational Safety and Health. Furthermore, the Federal Employment Agency is under the legal supervision of the BMAS.

Website

German Federal Employment Agency, Brussels Office

The Federal Employment Agency is the Public Employment Services in Germany and with some 100,000 employees the key organisation in charge of all aspects of labour market policies. The international placement of workers and the integration of immigrants into the labour market is one its main objectives. The European Representation of the BA in Brussels is involved with all European aspects relevant for German labour market policies, facilitating European worker mobility is an important part of its activities.

Website

IBM Denmark

IBM was founded in 1911 Computing Tabulating Recording Company. The name was renewed in 1924 to the current International Business Machines Corporation. IBM has through its more than one hundred years managed to develop into a global business, and has with a blend of product and organizational innovation been a major player in the international field almost all the time. IBM has a revenue of more than $100B and the more than 400.000 employees are operating in over 170 countries around the globe. IBM is famous for its technology and service, which in the strong value-based culture of IBM are two sides of the same coin. The IBM brand is recognized as one of the most valuable in the world.

Website

International Community Platform

The International Community Platform (ICP) is a Dutch employer’s organisation that conducts research in the field of expatriate employment, and contributes to policy-making aimed at the improvement of recruitment and retention of high potential international employees in the Netherlands in association with an extensive network of international businesses and governmental organisations. ICP also collects data and produces reports on various topics concerned with careers and well-being of internationals in the Netherlands.

Website

The RES-Forum Ltd.

The RES Forum has the following vision and mission for its members:

To establish an objective and easy-to-use resource that assists and helps member companies in their international HR and mobility matters

To provide our members with comprehensive benchmark programmes that cover policy and practice across a wide range of industry sectors

To provide our members with the ability to raise a question and find an answer across our network of participating companies and Technical Partners

To offer opportunity for professional development to our member companies through participation on Forum initiatives. To assist each other through collaboration and knowledge sharing to build an unrivalled community of engaged global HR professionals.

Website

Tetra Pak North West Europe

Tetra Pak is the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company. It offers packaging solutions, filling machines and processing solutions for dairy, beverages, cheese, ice-cream and prepared food, as well as distribution tools like accumulators, cap applicators, conveyors, crate packers, film wrappers, line controllers and straw applicators. Tetra Pak has more than 23,000 employees based in over 85 countries.

Website

University of Essex

ISER is a centre for the production and analysis of longitudinal studies. It encompasses the ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change and the internationally-renowned Microsimulation Unit, which hosts the EUROMOD project. It is also responsible for the design and management of the UK Household Longitudinal Study known as Understanding Society and its predecessor, the British Household Panel Survey. ISER is an interdisciplinary research centre with a thriving PhD program.

ISER’s research includes survey methodology as well as the analysis of various social and economic aspects of people’s lives including health and inequalities. ISER’s research does not focus only on people living in the UK, but also includes Europe and other parts of the world.

Website

Wärtsilä Finland OY

Wärtsilä is a Finnish corporation that manufactures and services power sources and other equipment in the marine and energy markets. The core products of Wärtsilä include large combustion engines used in cruise ships and ferries. As of 2014 the company employed close to 18,000 workers in more than 70 countries and it is headquartered in Helsinki.

Wärtsilä has three main businesses; Power Plants focussing on the energy market, Ship Power focusing on the marine market and Services which is supporting both markets. Wärtsilä operates globally but its Ship Power division is heavily focused on Asia.

Website