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Laufende Forschungsprojekte

Lernen im bürgerschaftlichen Engagement. Evaluation von Service ­Learning-Aktivitäten und -Programmen im deutschen Bildungssystem

Organisiertes Engagement in Sachsen

Abgeschlossene Forschungsprojekte

"Exit, Voice, Loyality - 0rganisierte Mitglieder in der Freien Wohlfahrtspflege"

The empirical research to date has revolved around three thematic areas: organisational, administrative and civil society issues in educational science. The following research projects have been funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), German federal and state ministries, Non-profit organisations and non-statutory welfare organisations.

Organisational issues:

  • Exit, Voice, Loyalty: institutional membership in      Non-profit organisations (Diakonie Mitteldeutschland)
  • A qualitative analysis of the potential for      advancement of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in small and      medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt
  • Reconciling market forces and the requirement to supply      basic needs in the energy business: a comparative      study of Germany and the UK
  • CSR in SMEs: how small and medium-sized      businesses in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt support social and      environmental causes
  • Volunteering in non-statutory welfare      organisations: envisioning      ways forward; identifying potential; managing framework parameters;      operationalising strategies
  • The relationship between education and the      economy: an exemplary case study of cooperation between schools and businesses
  • Professionalisation and organisational      development in consumer debt advisory services
  • The effect      and impact of      volunteer centres in Germany
  • CSR activities in businesses in Germany
  • Analysis      of programmes for the promotion of civil society engagement and voluntary      activities run by the PARITÄT foundation between 2006 and 2008
  • Societal engagement of businesses in central      Germany
  • Potential      for voluntary involvement in the services and institutions run by member      organisations of the Paritätischer      Wohlfahrtsverband Berlin
  • Empirical organisational analysis of the adult      education organisation of the Protestant Church in the former Church Province      of Saxony
  • CSR and societal engagement of businesses in      the United States
  • Transformation      of intermediary organisations in the ‘new’ German federal states (former      GDR)

Administrative issues:

  • Deeds of trust in Berlin’s welfare sector
  • Societal participation of children and young people      in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt
  • New public management instruments (Jugendpauschale) as tools for strategic management in children’s and young      people’s services in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt
  • Required organisational and institutional      frameworks for regional economic policy in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia

Civil society issues:

Youth service in Europe: Policies and programmes in France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, and at the European level

Students meet Society - Förderung der Integration von internationalen Studierenden und von Studierenden mit Migrationshintergrund durch
Engagement am Hochschulstandort