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2019.02.12 | Research news

When social norms interventions produce boomerang effects

Social norms interventions are often used to promote prosocial and pro-environmental behaviour. According to this study, however, such interventions can also produce a boomerang effect.

2019.02.12 | Research news

Project Half Double wins international prize and 100,000 dollars

Among more than 1000 applicants representing 40 countries, Project Half Double has been awarded the most Innovative Idea in Project Management prize.

2019.02.05 | Research news

Open-plan offices can reduce job satisfaction

The higher the number of people sitting together in one office, the harder it gets for them to collaborate with their colleagues, feel comfortable and be happy at work, shows new research from Aarhus BSS. This should influence business leaders’ approach to office layout in the future, according to the researcher behind the study.

2019.01.22 | Research news

Does the electricity sector risk its own “financial crisis”?

Electricity companies are getting larger and larger, they consolidate and expand across borders. However, is it even an option for society to let electricity companies go bankrupt if their businesses fail despite their many efforts? Or have the companies become so essential for society that they are in fact “too big to fail” as was the case with…

Jacob Lund Orquin is a professor at the Department of Management (MAPP Centre) and studies consumer psychology. Photo: AU Foto

2018.12.06 | Grants

Professor Jacob Lund Orquin receives Sapere Aude grant for project on consumer choices

On 5 December 2018, Jacob Lund Orquin received a grant of DKK 5,849,529 from the Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude programme for his project, which aims to define a model for the consumers’ choice of products.

Jessica Aschemann-Witzel
Tino Bech-Larsen
Jacob Lund Orquin

2018.12.03 | People

Newly appointed professors at Department of Management

We are happy to announce that Jessica Aschemann-Witzel, Tino Bech-Larsen and Jacob Lund Orquin have been appointed professors from 1 December 2018.

2018.11.15 | Research news

How citizen scientists collectively solve complex, natural science problems

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from AU have developed a remote interface to control a quantum gas experiment and are starting to unravel how citizen scientists solve complex, natural science problems.

Miriam Flickinger
Ingo Kleindienst
Jesper Rosenberg Hansen

2018.10.12 | People

Newly appointed professors at MGMT

We are happy to announce that Miriam Flickinger, Ingo Kleindienst and Jesper Rosenberg Hansen have been appointed full professors from 1 October 2018.

2018.10.03 | Research news

Why customers prefer clean label products

Are you also sceptical about ingredients you do not understand? This study examines why people choose known ingredients over unknown ones.

2018.09.14 | Research news

Eating healthy or showing off? How women and men change their food preferences on dates

Do you struggle with what to order when you are on a date? Well, it seems that women and men change food preferences when they eat in the presence of someone they consider attractive.

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