Immune to influence

A University of Konstanz study examining vaccine-related attitudes reveals that our beliefs are so resilient that we effectively immunize ourselves to the opinions of others.

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Die digitale Zukunft droht ungerecht zu werden

Der digitale Wandel könnte Ungleichheiten auf dem Arbeitsmarkt verstärken. Ob die Politik einen Ausgleich findet, wird die Zukunft des westlichen Kapitalismus definieren, glaubt Marius Busemeyer von der Uni Konstanz. Eine Lösung dürfte im Bildungssektor liegen.

Ein Meinungsbeitrag von Marius R. Busemeyer im Tagesspiegel Background "Digitalisierung & KI"

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Konstanzer „Fridays for Future“-Schulstreik. Bild: Universität Konstanz

Fridays for Future has the potential to become a mass movement

Researchers at the University of Konstanz and the University of Mannheim release analysis of a national survey in Germany: One in two Germans would be willing to take part in climate protests; more than one in three support a CO2 tax. These are the results of a national survey published by the organizational researchers Sebastian Koos (University of Konstanz) and Elias Naumann (University of Mannheim). The full text is available in German.

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A Strong Accent on Service

For his investigation of job performance evaluations of migrants in service jobs, organizational researcher Prof Dr Florian Kunze has received an award for international research papers, presented by the Academy of Management division on “Organizational Behavior”.

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Grafik: Age. Copyright: Reinwald/Kunze

Workplace Discrimination

Prof. Florian Kunze (University of Konstanz, Cluster of Excellence „The Politics of Inequality“) and Max Reinwald (University of Konstanz, Graduate School for Decision Sciences) investigate workplace behavior of employees who are in the minority in their teams.

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