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Prizes and awards

Award winner Date Titel of the dissertation supervised by
Ksenia Keplinger 2016 A Moral Being is an Accountable Being: Ethical Leadership and Accountability in Monastic Organizations Feldbauer-Durstmüller
Martin Hiebl 2012 Die Rolle des Chief Financial Officer in großen Familienunternehmen [The role of the Chief Financial Officer in large family businesses] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner
Thomas Haas 2010 State-of-the-Art des Controllings in international tätigen Familienunternehmen Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner

Since 2008, the Award of Excellence, which is an educational state fund award accompanied with EUR 3,000 in prize money, has honoured the 40 best dissertations of the past academic year. The proposals for this award come from the universities. The awards are presented at a ceremony in December each year.

Award winner Date Titel of the scientific article
Helmut Pernsteiner, Markus Dick, Birgit Feldbauer-Durstmüller, Christine Mitter 2017 The Impact of Finance and Governance on the Internationalisation Modes of Family Firms
Martin Hiebl 2013 Risk Aversion in family firms: what do we really know?

 

Award winner Date Type of paper Titel supervised by
Ksenia Keplinger 2011 Diploma thesis Controlling im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ost und West: Vergleich der Controllingsysteme in Österreich, den USA und Russland [Controlling in the area of conflict between East and West: Comparison of the controlling systems in Austria, the USA and Russia] Feldbauer-Durstmüller
Christine Mitter 2006 Dissertation Distressed Investing und Unternehmenssanierung: Ein Vergleich zwischen den USA und Österreich unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen [Distressed Investing and Corporate Restructuring: A comparison between the USA and Austria with special consideration of the institutional framework]

Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner

The Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich honours students and scientists of the Johannes Kepler University Linz. Up to 4 works from faculties with bank, money or credit specific significance are awarded. Dissertations and Ph.D. theses receive EUR 3,000, other scientific papers EUR 2,000.

Award winner Date Type of paper Titel supervised by
Ksenia Keplinger 2011 Diploma thesis Controlling im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ost und West: Vergleich der Controllingsysteme in Österreich, den USA und Russland [Controlling in the area of conflict between East and West: Comparison of the controlling systems in Austria, the USA and Russia] Feldbauer-Durstmüller
Christine Mitter 2006 Dissertation Distressed Investing und Unternehmenssanierung: Ein Vergleich zwischen den USA und Österreich unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen [Distressed Investing and Corporate Restructuring: A comparison between the USA and Austria with special consideration of the institutional framework] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner

The Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich announces the Ludwig Scharinger Prize to support students of the Johannes Kepler University Linz. A total of 5 prizes are awarded. Papers from all three faculties which have a bank, money or credit specific significance can be submitted. Dissertations will be awarded EUR 3,000 and diploma theses EUR 2,000.

Award winner Date Type of paper Titel together with
Martin Hiebl 2012 Scientific article The Role of the Cellarer Feldbauer-Durstmüller
Stefan Mayr 2009/10 Scientific article Stakeholdermanagement in der Unternehmenskrise - Eine unternehmensethische Betrachtung [Stakeholder Management in the Corporate Crisis - A Corporate Ethical View] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Friesl
         
Award winner Date Type of work Titel supervised by
Daniela Ther 2009/10 Diploma thesis Unternehmensethik aus Stakeholder-Perspektive unter Berücksichtigung der internen Informationsempfänger [Business ethics from a stakeholder perspective, taking into account the internal information recipients] Feldbauer-Durstmüller

The "Prize for the Promotion of Dialogue between Business, Ethics and Religion" is an initiative of the Federation of Austrian Industry (Federation of Austrian Industries, Upper Austria) and is awarded every two years in cooperation with the Catholic Private University of Linz. The prize is endowed with EUR 7,500. The award is decided by a board of trustees consisting of persons from science, business and churches.

Award winner Date Type of paper Titel

supervised by

Tanja Fellner 2015 Master thesis Der Einfluss kultureller Unterschiede auf das Controlling - eine Publikations-, Zitations- und Kozitationsanalyse [The influence of cultural differences on controlling - a publication, citation and co-citation analysis] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Mitter
Martin Hiebl 2012 Dissertation Die Rolle des Chief Financial Officer in großen Familienunternehmen [The role of the Chief Financial Officer in large family businesses] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner
Daniela Ther 2009 Diploma theses Unternehmensethik aus Stakeholder-Perspektive unter Berücksichtigung der internen Informationsempfänger [Business ethics from a stakeholder perspective, taking into account the internal information recipients] Feldbauer-Durstmüller

 

Since 1996, the Erwin-Wenzl-Prize has honoured extraordinary achievements by young Upper Austrians. The achievements of students, pupils and apprenticeship graduates are equally valued and are awarded together.

Award winner Date Titel of the dissertation supervised by
Stefan Mayr 2010 Stakeholdermanagement in der Unternehmenskrise - Eine unternehmensethische Betrachtung [Stakeholder Management in the Corporate Crisis - A Corporate Ethical View] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Friesl

Leopold-Kunschak-Prizes are sponsorship and recognition awards in the fields of the humanities, social and economic sciences, occupational and social medicine as well as journalism. They are awarded for papers which are suitable for promoting an understanding of the foundations, nature and functioning of democracy, of the peaceful coexistence of nations, of the tradition and mission of the Christian workers' movement or of the cooperation and reconciliation of interests between social partners.

Award winner Date Titel of the dissertation supervised by
Stefan Mayr 2011 Stakeholdermanagement in der Unternehmenskrise - Eine unternehmensethische Betrachtung [Stakeholder Management in the Corporate Crisis - A Corporate Ethical View] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Friesl

The associations "ReTurn Forum for Restrukturierung und Turnaround" and "Interessengemeinschaft Sanierungsrecht" are offering the Austrian Prize for Restructuring Management and Insolvency Law amounting to EUR 5,000 for outstanding scientific work in the field of restructuring and reorganisation management (consulting).

Award winner Date Titel of the diploma thesis supervised by
Ksenia Keplinger 2011 Controlling im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ost und West: Vergleich der Controllingsysteme in Österreich, den USA und Russland [Controlling in the area of conflict between East and West: Comparison of the controlling systems in Austria, the USA and Russia] Feldbauer-Durstmüller

Since 2000, REHAU has been honoring particularly good economic papers with reference to or transfer potential to international industrial companies. The goal of the family-owned company is to reward outstanding work and to stimulate further scientific findings. It also aims to support the connection of theory and practice.

Award winner Date Type of paper Titel supervised by
Sandra Mühlböck 2013 Dissertation Controlling für Kleinst- und Kleinunternehmen unter Mithilfe von Steuerberatungskanzleien [Controlling for micro and small enterprises with the help of tax consulting firms] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Greiling
Thomas Haas 2007 Diploma thesis Controlling für Familienunternehmen [Controlling for family businesses] Feldbauer-Durstmüller

The Rudolf-Sallinger-Prize is a science and business prize awarded annually by the Rudolf Sallinger Fund for the promotion of university research and young scientists. The fund, established in 1979 by Rudolf Sallinger, former ÖVP politician and President of the Federal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, awards prize money of between 1,000 and 3,000 euros.

Award winner Date Titel of the dissertation supervised by
Norman Eichinger 2008 Verrechnungspreise und Währungsumrechnung als Problemfelder im internationalen Controlling [Transfer prices and currency conversion as problem areas in international controlling] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Müller

The Walther-Kastner-Prize is considered the most important award in the field of banking and corporate law. The prize is awarded by the Association of Austrian Banks and Bankers for outstanding academic papers which are suitable for promoting Austrian banking - especially in the fields of corporate law, tax law and economics.

Award winner Date Titel of the dissertation supervised by
Martin Hiebl 2012 Die Rolle des Chief Financial Officer in großen Familienunternehmen [The role of the Chief Financial Officer in large family businesses] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner
Ines Wolfsgruber 2011 Kostenrechnung in international tätigen österreichischen Konzernen der Industrie [Cost accounting in internationally active Austrian industrial groups] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Greiling
Stefan Mayr 2010 Stakeholdermanagement in der Unternehmenskrise - Eine unternehmensethische Betrachtung [Stakeholder Management in the Corporate Crisis - A Corporate Ethical View] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Friesl
Christine Mitter 2006 Distressed Investing und Unternehmenssanierung: Ein Vergleich zwischen den USA und Österreich unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen [Distressed Investing and Corporate Restructuring: A comparison between the USA and Austria with special consideration of the institutional framework] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Pernsteiner
Horst Wolfsgruber 2005 Entwicklungsstand der internen Unternehmensrechnung in der österreichischen Industrie [Development status of internal corporate accounting in Austrian industry] Feldbauer-Durstmüller/Schauer

The Science Prize of the Association of Austrian Business Academics is awarded to students of the Johannes Kepler University Linz and Upper Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences. Dissertations, diploma, master and bachelor theses that represent special scientific achievements and are significant for business practice are sponsored with up to EUR 1,000.

Award winner Date Titel of the diploma theses supervised by
Ksenia Keplinger 2011 Controlling im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ost und West: Vergleich der Controllingsysteme in Österreich, den USA und Russland [Controlling in the area of conflict between East and West: Comparison of the controlling systems in Austria, the USA and Russia] Feldbauer-Durstmüller
Daniela Ther 2010 Unternehmensethik aus Stakeholder-Perspektive unter Berücksichtigung der internen Informationsempfänger [Business ethics from a stakeholder perspective, taking into account the internal information recipients] Feldbauer-Durstmüller

The Science Prize of the Association of Austrian Business Academics is awarded to students of the Johannes Kepler University Linz and Upper Austrian Universities of Applied Sciences. Dissertations, diploma, master and bachelor theses that represent special scientific achievements and are significant for business practice are sponsored with up to EUR 1,000.

Award winner Date Titel of the scientific article
Michael Kuttner, Birgit Feldbauer-Durstmüller, Ewald Aschauer 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility: What We Can Learn from Family Firms

 

Award winner Date Type of paper Titel supervised by
Bernhard Kalchmair 2018 Masterarbeit Erstmalige Integration eines internen Controllers [First-time integration of an internal controller] Feldbauer-Durstmüller

Daniel Pabinger

2016 Diplomarbeit Die Stigmatisierung von insolventen Unternehmen in österreichischen Zeitungen [The stigmatisation of insolvent companies in Austrian newspapers] Feldbauer-Durstmüller

Awarding of the best master and diploma theses during the 30 year anniversary of the Institute of Management Control and Consulting by Birgit Feldbauer-Durstmüller, Stefan Mayr and Ulrike Steiner, head of Schulmeister Linz, the personnel consultant specialised in commercial positions.

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