Reliability through partnerships. From unintentional mishaps to major incidents and sector failure: How do malfunctions happen and how can inter-organizational partnerships make organizations more reliable? Related publications:
Resistance to change is looming when organizations fail to adapt and address sub-optimal performances. Related publications:
Organizational decision-making is at the core of malfunction and resistance. How do organizations make decisions and why can these processes get out of hands? Related publications:
Research methods. Increasingly, organizations stretch and cross their influence and scope of action. Fieldwork in such settings raises new challenges. Related publications:
The impact of post-bureaucratic concepts on established structures
Funds: Daimler AG
How do post-bureaucratic structures survive in bureaucratic systems?
Improving communication in socio-paediatric care
Funds: Wagener Foundation
Should professionals translate their expertise to communicate with their audience?
From high-reliability organizations to high-reliability networks
(and follow up project: Policy-driven reliability via networks)
Funds: German Research Foundation – DFG
Funds: Peter Pribilla Foundation – TUM
Uncertainty in the food-chain
Funds: Dahlem Research School – FU Berlin