Our Research Activities
Research activities at DTU Executive School of Business reflect our focus areas of innovation management, corporate entrepreneurship, leadership and global management. Our research portfolio covers these areas through various research projects, which are all characterized by an empirical approach.
DTU Business targets its research on the applicability of theories and methods in the real world business scenarios on both a national and international context.
The research at DTU Business is embedded in cross-organizational technical and social-scientific research activities. DTU Business strives to be a leading player in Denmark and an attractive international partner for collaboration with regard to production and corporate management research and training programs, especially in the areas of innovation and business development.
To fulfill this vision we aim at:
- being an attractive and visible partner for collaboration with leading industrial and service companies
- developing and maintaining a dynamic and stimulating environment that attracts high quality researchers, program participants and PhD students
- ensuring that our participants enhance their knowlege and profile making them the preferred choice for corporate positions
- contributing actively to national and international research environments
The research at DTU Business focuses on business development and innovation in production and service companies, including all relevant disciplines of product development of and service management at a holistic level.
Our research aims at matching top-level international peers in selected areas. The balance between the need for qualitative specialization and the necessity of sufficient breadth of scope guides the focus of our research. DTU Business satisfies the conflicting needs of our research by collaborating with Danish and international institutes and companies and through our national and international research programs, visiting professors and exchange programs.
The fundamentals of our institution's long-term development, as well theory development within our research focuses on real-life application, which is reflected in our choice of methods. Our research focus helps the gathering and developing of theoretical contributions as well as translating these into practice. Moreover, the basing of our research on empirical studies helps us make the resulting methods and models more general, encouraging the development of theories.
DTU Business' experience with the MMT program indicates that our focus on innovation and business development in high-technology and service-oriented production environments is the foundation of our profile as an innovative partner with regard to research activities as well as an executive education institution.