FH Upper AustriaResearch & Development

Global Business Management Research Center Steyr Campus

Interdisciplinary collaboration in the fields of international sales management, business-to-business (B2B) marketing and intercultural management / global human resource management is being developed. This entails devising methods and concepts for analysis, planning and control of global business activities. The establishment of the “Cross-Cultural Management and Emerging Markets Centre” supports the focus of the fields of research.

Fields of research:

· International sales management: improvement of practices and behaviour as well as development of tools regarding international sales in the B2B sector, e.g. optimization of sales partner management, sales management, international sales and distribution networks

· B2B marketing: organizational buying behaviour, international buyer-seller networks, emotion and cognition in B2B relationships, global B2B marketing strategy and management, integrated B2B marketing communications, branding and brand management, cross-cultural marketing, B2B market analysis, measures and key performance indicators and forecasting

· Intercultural management / global human resource management: expatriate management, cross-cultural challenges in crossborder cooperation, diversity

· Skill-intensive services

Please find more information on the Cross-Cultural Management and Emerging Markets Centre here.


Industrial Services – Training Concepts

Training concepts for service employees or retail partners are developed, adapted in terms of intercultural challenges in defined international markets and...   more
Participants: Überwimmer
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Margarethe Überwimmer
  • Global Business Management

Industrial Services – Pricing Concepts

Industrial services are surveyed, documented and evaluated. A price structure per service package is developed using a benefit analysis from the perspective of...   more
Participants: Überwimmer
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. DI Dr. Margarethe Überwimmer
  • Global Business Management

Industrial Service Excellence Monitor

Development of an Industrial Service Excellence Monitor (ISEM) which allows businesses in Upper Austria and Lower Bavaria to determine their current status in...   more
Participants: Überwimmer | Ehrlinger | Tempelmayr
  • Leiter: FH-Prof. Mag. Christian Stadlmann PhD
  • Global Business Management


Further projects

More projects in the area Global Business Management can be found here:
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