Economics & Small Business Management

The team of the research area Economics and Small Business Management operates in an interdisciplinary and holistic manner. Research questions along the entire lifecycle of companies are addressed and elaborated,

which is why topics of company formation, aspects of company management and restructuring approaches can be analyzed in combination with practical problem areas and transitioned into applicable solutions.

Exemplary Research Topics

  • Digitization in Education & of Processes
  • Family Businesses and Company Succession
  • Innovation, Crisis & Turnaround
  • Consumption & Purchasing Behavior
  • Management Decisions within the Company Lifecycle
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Value-oriented Company Control

Link to the Institute for Cross-Border Restructuring (German only)


Exler Markus W.
Prof. (FH) Dr. Markus W. Exler
Head of Restructuring Institute
+43 5372 71819 102
Galkiewicz Dominika
Prof. (FH) Dr. Dominika Galkiewicz
Professor (FH) for Finance, Accounting & Auditing
+43 5372 71819 181
Hoffmann Kurt
Asc. Prof. (FH) Ing. Mag. Kurt Hoffmann
Associate Professor (FH) for Business Administration
+43 5372 71819 115
Romanelli Mark
Asc. Prof. (FH) Mark Romanelli, MBA
Associate Professor (FH) for General & Strategic Management
+43 5372 71819 107
Situm Mario
Prof. (FH) DDr. Mario Situm, MBA
Director of Studies Bachelor Business Management, Master Corporate Restructuring, Master Corporate Transformation Management
+43 5372 71819 147
Steiner Karin
Dipl.-Kfm. Karin Steiner
Lecturer for Business Management, Entrepreneurship & Controlling
+43 5372 71819 145
Stöger Roman
Prof. (FH) Dr. Roman Stöger
Professor (FH) for Strategic Business Management
+43 5372 71819 132