Muhammad Nawaz Tunio defended successfully his Doctoral Thesis

Muhammad Nawaz Tunio defended successfully his Doctoral Thesis, November 16, 2020. His dissertation topic was about university graduates in the Pakistan region of Hyderabad who started with an own firm. Muhammad Tunio has been a member of the Doctoral Tracks Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Development. Evaluators of the thesis were Professor Robert Hisrich (Kent State University, Ohio) and Dieter Bögenhold. Professor Robert Hisrich und Professor Reinhard Neck (University of Klagenfurt) served as examiners in the defensio which was chaired by Professor Max-Peter Menzel (University of Klagenfurt).

The Department congratulates Muhammad Tunio for his achievements! We wish him further successful steps in his career.

TV interview with Professor Dieter Bögenhold

Dieter Bögenhold participated in a TV interview at the Carinthia Private TV Channel KT1 on superstition (Aberglaube), October 4, 2010. See the full interview here: Unglaublicher Aberglaube

“ There is a desire to ‘improve’ something in the interest of others, without actually knowing what those interests are.”

In the Western world we are very quick to demand specific ethical criteria relating to working conditions. However, the Pakistani sociologist Farah Naz, who earned her doctorate at the University of Klagenfurt and now researches and teaches at the University of Sargodha, raises the following issue: Before judging child labour and home-based work, we should understand the living and working conditions of the families concerned. Together with sociology professor Dieter Bögenhold, she has published a book with the title “Unheard Voices”. The publication forges links between the work of Pakistani football stitchers and the great global inequalities. The two authors discuss the main ideas of their book in this interview.

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Great news! “Contemporary Entrepreneurship. Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Innovation and Growth” (published by D. Bögenhold, J. Bonnet, M. Dejardin and D. Garcia Prerez de Lima, Springer International, 2016) has exceeded 20,000 downloads!

Chapter contributions (University of Klagenfurt):

  • D. Bögenhold,
  • R. Breitenecker,
  • J. Langer,
  • F. Naz,
  • E. Schwarz,
  • Z. Parastuty

Book Cover Contemporary Entrepreneurship