Literature

 

Thesis Checklist

Case Study Research and Applications

Exemplary Theses

 

Proposal Structure

 

1. Research Question and Motivation

2. Methodology

3. Thesis Structure

4. Project Plan

 

Proposed Thesis Structure

 

A: Introduction

A.1 Research Question

A.2 Relevance for Theory and Practice

A.3 Methodology

A.4 Thesis Structure

 

B: Theoretical Part

(depending on methodology chosen)

 

C: Empirical Part

(depending on methodology chosen)

 

D: Conclusions

D.1 Summary of Findings

D.2 Limitations

D.3 Contributions to Theory and Practice

D.4 Implications for Theory and Practice

 

Supervised Theses

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Ehrler, F. (2019): The Board of Directors and strategic change in times of digitalisation: The importance of the composition and digital dynamic capabilities. MSc Thesis University of St. Gallen.

 

Böhler, M. and Kronig, B. (2018): Vergleichsstudie von Plattformen im Internet of Things an Beispielen vom Eisenbahngüterverkehr und dem kartenbasierten Zahlungsverkehr. EMBA Thesis University of Zurich.

 

Jiang, A.; Calderón, B. and Zhu, J. (2018): Stereotypes and team performance. The perception of Chinese in the work environment. MSc Thesis University of Zurich.

 

Khan, S. (2017): Shareholder activism: An in-depth analysis of hedge fund activism particularities on a global scale and its outreach to Switzerland. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Soerensen, F. (2017): The impact of the environment on entrepreneurship: A comparative case study of start-ups in Vietnam and Switzerland. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Malmberg, J. (2017): The impact of company size on corporate B2B brand management – The case of the Valuable Machinery Goods industry in Switzerland. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Sedaghat, A. (2017): An assessment of the strategies of multinational corporations in overcoming human capital gaps when entering an emerging market – The case of Iran. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Souto, J. (2016): Global Latinas – The case of Brazilian emerging market players. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Belfiore, C. (2015): Diversification of business groups in emerging markets – The case of India. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Linjuan, Q. (2015): The internationalization of emerging market MNCs – The case of the Chinese telecommunication industry. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Pasqua, L. (2015): Development of a typology of emerging market multinational corporations. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Balmer, T. (2014): Die strategische Ausrichtung der Personalabteilungen in Schweizer KMU – Eine empirische Fallanalyse. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Groth, M. (2013): Internationalization of Swiss small and medium sized enterprises to emerging markets. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Wiederkehr, S. (2013): Humankapitalfaktoren von Schweizer KMU als Voraussetzung für die erfolgreiche Internationalisierung in aufstrebende Märkte. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Varano, S. (2013): The economics of intermediation – The case of the graduate recruiting market.  MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Cressier, M. (2012): Strategy innovation in a local cluster – The case of the winemaking industry. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Zenhäusern, P. (2011): Market strategies in emerging countries – The case of Sika in India. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Kato, A. (2011): Internationalization patterns of Chinese companies in emerging markets – The case of the construction industry. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

La Rosa, Z. (2010): Business model innovation. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Studer, D. (2008): Line of sight – The understanding of strategy among employees. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Herzog, E. (2008): The role of customers in the strategy process. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Stucki, A. (2008): Open innovation in the service industry. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Fussen, S. (2007): Stakeholder management in the multinational firm. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

 

Mamin, J.M. (2007): Co-evolution of strategies – The case of two leading Swiss-based global wealth management firms. MSc Thesis University of Fribourg.

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