With his manuscript “Join, Stay, Leave: A Study of Direct-Selling Distributors”, Manfred Krafft (together with Anne T. Coughlan (Northwestern University/Chicago) and Julian Allendorf (University of Muenster)) is in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.
Neue Serie zu deutschen Marketing-Departments: Die absatzwirtschaft stellt das MCM vor – als Erstes!
Wo findet in Deutschland Spitzenforschung im Marketing statt? Dieser Frage geht die führende Marketingzeitschrift absatzwirtschaft in einer neuen Serie nach – und beginnt in Münster am MCM. In einem vierseitigen Artikel beschreibt Peter Hanser die Entwicklung des MCMs von den Anfängen bis heute, stellt die Professoren mit ihren Forschungsschwerpunkten vor und berichtet von den Erfolgen des MCM in Forschung und Lehre.
The MCM welcomes the former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Marketing, Ajay K. Kohli (Professor of Marketing, Gary T. and Elizabeth R. Jones Chair, at Georgia Tech University), who currently teaches 20 doctoral students from various centres of the business and economics faculty on how to publish in a leading journal.
With his paper "The Predictive Ability of Different Customer Feedback Metrics for Retention" Prof. Dr. Thorsten Wiesel (together with Evert de Haan (University of Frankfurt) and Peter C. Verhoef (University of Groningen)) is in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by total new downloads within the last 12 months.
Münster enjoyed a fully packed week of hard academic work with Mark B. Houston (Professor and Head of the Marketing Department at Texas A&M University), who taught about 20 doctoral students from various centers of the business school the essentials of the design and value of survey research. What is the role of theory as a foundation of survey research? What are the differences between different scale types?
For his paper on “Direct Selling Distributors – Why Do They Stay or Leave!”, Julian Allendorf has been awarded with the GSSI 2017 Best Doctoral Student Paper Award. The prize-winning paper is based on joint work with professors Anne T. Coughlan, PhD (Northwestern University, USA) and Dr. Manfred Krafft (Muenster). The award was handed over to Manfred Krafft by the President of Mauritius, Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim (see photo) during a conference reception on June 8.
Dr. Sonja Gensler hat gemeinsam mit Dr. Alec Minnema (Ordina) und Prof. Tammo Bijmolt (Universität Groningen) den Wissenschaftspreis der niederländischen Marktforschungsvereinigung MOA gewonnen. Mit dem Wissenschaftspreis wurden die Arbeiten der drei Forscher rund um das Thema Retourenverhalten im Online-Handel gewürdigt. Der Preis wurde am 7. Juni 2017 in Zandvoort überreicht.
Immediately prior to the annual conference of the European Marketing Academy (EMAC), the 30th EMAC Doctoral Colloquium was held from May 21 to May 23 in Groningen, the Netherlands. The colloquium was organized by the European Institute for advanced Studies in Management (EIASM) and the EMAC in collaboration with the University of Groningen. Competition among all submissions for the available slots was fierce and Julian Allendorf from the Institute of Marketing was selected as one of 60 doctoral students among an overall of 136 applicants.
The article "Permission Marketing and Privacy Concerns — Why Do Customers (Not) Grant Permissions?" by Manfred Krafft, co-authored by Christine M. Arden (University of Muenster) and Peter C. Verhoef (University of Groningen, The Netherlands) is now available online at Journal of Interactive Marketing. The article is an open access paper, and can be downloaded and shared for free using this link.
The article "The Showrooming Phenomenon: It's More than Just About Price" by Dr. Sonja Gensler together with Prof. Peter Verhoef (Universität Groningen, Netherlands) and Prof. Scott Neslin (Dartmouth Business School, USA) is now available at Journal of Interactive Marketing. Direct link to the article.