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9 May 2017 saw the kick-off meeting for the newly established foundation entitled AUHE Midtvest’s Støttefond. Photo: Tine Bagger

2017.05.15 | Events

New collaboration between Aarhus BSS and Herning business community

9 May 2017 saw the kick-off meeting for the newly established foundation entitled AUHE Midtvest’s Støttefond. The foundation is a commercial self-governing institution aiming to consolidate the collaboration between the Department of Business Development and Technology at Aarhus BSS in Herning and the local business community in Central and…

“We see a clear association across 27 countries. The greater the societal inequality is, the greater is the average social dominance orientation (SDO) among members of the dominant group in the country," says first-author Jonas Kunst.
“What we see is a self-fulfilling process where greater societal inequality motivates the group at the top to use even violent means to maintain such inequality. This, in turn, may lead to even more inequality and even extremist violence. This results in a vicious circle,” says the senior author of the study, Lotte Thomsen.

2017.05.08 | Research news

The Vicious Circle of Inequality

Large study across 27 countries and 30 US states demonstrates the association between unequal and unstable societies and their populations’ motives for social dominance. Ethnic persecution of immigrants, sexism, racism and corruption are some of the many negative consequences.

The Department of Business Development and Technology. Photo: AU Foto

2017.05.08 | Education news

Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD) (Financial Counselling) is moving to Herning

It was a specific suggestion from an employer panel of moving the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD) (Financial Counselling) from Aarhus to Herning that got the Director of Studies at BTECH Jan Laursen and Vice-dean Peder Østergaard thinking back in the fall of 2016. The suggestion has now resulted in the decision to offer the…

Immigrants are not a source of infection. It is on the subconscious level that the immune system misinterprets differences as a potential sign of infection—the consequence being that hypersensitive individuals avoid interaction with immigrants. Photo: Shutterstock
The graph shows the effects of disgust sensitivity on contact with immigrants compared to political ideology, income and education.

2017.05.04 | Research news

The immune system may explain skepticism towards immigrants

There is a strong correlation between our fear of infection and our skepticism towards immigrants. New cross-national research from Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University explains why political discussions of immigration are so heated and why integration often fails.

Professor Philipp Schröder, Department of Economics and Business Economics and Director of  The Tuborg Research Center for Globalisation and Firms, Aarhus BSS. Photo: Lars Kruse

2017.04.28 | Business and finance

Four out of 10 working hours can be automated

A new study by the consultancy firm McKinsey & Company and Aarhus BSS shows that 40 per cent of all work done in the Danish labour market can be automated using today’s technology.

[Translate to English:] Den 27.-28. april inviterer Institut for Forretningsudvikling og Teknologi, Aarhus BSS til workshop om fremtidens teknologier. Foto: AU Foto

2017.04.24 | Events

Technologies of the future on the agenda in Herning

On 27 and 28 April, the Department of Business Development and Technology is hosting a workshop on the technologies of the future. The workshop is aimed at companies in the Herning area and is held on behalf of CTIF Global Capsule (CGC)

Rasmus Jørgensen and CEO at Jyden Bur, Jens Agergaard

2017.04.07 | Education news

Student and company collaboration leads to job

Rasmus Jørgensen holds an MSc in Engineering from Aarhus BSS and has partnered with the company Jyden Bur throughout his studies. Now the company has employed him on a permanent basis, and this is no coincidence.

2017.04.03 | Awards

CON AMORE wins prestigious international award

The European Federation of Psychology Associations (EFPA) has announced that the Aristotle Prize 2017 goes to “The Center on Autobiographical Memory Research” (CON AMORE), a centre of excellence financed by the Danish National Research Foundation. Every second year, the award is presented to a psychologist or a group of psychologists who are…

Professor Erik Reimer Larsen. Photo: Julia Rolsted Stacey.

2017.03.28 | People

An international researcher returns

After many years abroad, Erik Reimer Larsen has now returned to Denmark as a professor at MGMT. On 6 April, he will hold his inaugural lecture, which is entitled “Please wait: Understanding delays, feedback and complexity in decision making” - a topic that he has dealt with throughout his entire research career.

Professor Andrea Carugati. Photo: Julia Rolsted Stacey.

2017.03.28 | People

An international team player

Andrea Carugati has just been appointed Professor at MGMT. On 6 April, he will hold his inaugural lecture at the department entitled: A systemic view of IT and organisations: From individual activities to sector wide modernisations.

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