25th June 2020
Best published PhD Article Award 2020

Kathryn Dawson-Townsend won the SSPH+ "Best published PhD Article Award” 2020.

24th June 2020
Flexworker - motives, opportunities and challenges

There are many reasons why people choose flexible forms of work. The high level of flexibility offers many possibilities, but also requires personal responsibility. This is shown in a study by Dr. Lea Rutishauser and Dr. Anja Feierabend on motives, opportunities and challenges of flexworkers.

5th June 2020
Between duty of care and protection of personality

Employers shall not be interested in religious, political or sexual orientations of employees. At the same time, they are legally obliged in Switzerland to protect the life and health of employees. This leads to a dilemma: for example, if the sexual orientation of an employee becomes a risk when he or she is sent abroad.

5th June 2020
Radio SRF 3: Prof Peter G Kirchschlaeger on the Black Lives Matter-Protests in the USA
28th May 2020
Seed Funding from Graduate School: Apply Now

The Graduate School is offering seed money funding two new researchers starting October 1st, 2020. Application deadline is the 1st of August, 2020.

5th May 2020
Abolish performance appraisal systems?

Many SMEs and larger companies adhere to formal performance appraisals, although employees and managers are often dissatisfied with them and the desired results are not achieved. In a provocative essay, Professor Kevin Murphy of the University of Limerick argues for the abolition of the traditional performance appraisal system.

4th May 2020
Mira Burri as Expert for the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) on the Future of the World Trade Organization

Mira Burri contributed to the CIGI Essay Series "Modernizing the World Trade Organization".

1st May 2020
Talk in a live stream with Prof. Peter G. Kirchschläger

The Corona periods have a major impact on the economy and the world of work.

1st May 2020
kath.ch: Panel discussion with Prof. Peter G. Kirchschläger on the topic of work from an ethical perspective

"We should work to ensure that working conditions are decent worldwide"