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Bachelor Theses

Information on the assignment of dissertations for a Bachelor's degree

Status: 17.01.2020; Modifications are possible

1. General Information

As a Bachelor student of Business Administration at the LMU, you have the opportunity to write a Bachelor thesis at our department. We offer several application deadlines during the year, which are listed below.

  • Generally bachelor theses at out department are literature theses. However, in exceptional cases, empirical theses can also be supervised on request.
  • The topics of our final theses are closely linked to the current research- and project topics at the professorship (for an overview of our current research- and project topics, see Section 2). This is deliberately designed to provide you with the best support in terms of content. It is possible to work on a topic outside of our current research- and project topics in exceptional cases if you approach us with a well-considered research idea. Please note, however, that your own idea can only be included in the next bachelor thesis cycle and must really be convincing. All topics can be worked on in German as well as in English. It is important to be aware that each topic can only be assigned once.

For questions please contact Stefan Mager

2. Research- and project topics at the institute of IBIS

Research focus of the professorshipSpecific research and project topicsResearch area of:
Use of internal and external IT resources to achieve strategic competitive advantages Agile Methods

Business Models and Intrapreneurship

Isabel Laux

Niklas Eschner

Digital Technologies, Sustainability & Resource Efficiency Circular Economy Anne Ixmeier
Decentralized technologies and competition between digital platforms Blockchain and Initial Coin Offerings

Dataportability, Personal Online Data Stores (PODS)

Esther Nagel
Rainer Wittmann

Stefan Mager

3. Application: Current Bachelor Thesis Topics at IBIS

The registration deadline is over, feedback will be sent to the applicants. The announcement of the topics will be updated regularly. New Bachelor thesis topics can be found here in April 2020.

4. Application

The assignment of the bachelor thesis takes places after a successful application within the period mentioned and with the help of the Mercator-Application tool:

Since the number of applicants is difficult to estimate, we are unfortunately unable to predict the probability of a successful application. Please therefore avoid such requests.

In order to increase the probability of success for your application for a supervision of a bachelor thesis at our profes-sorship, please enter at least two preferences for currently offered bachelor thesis topics in the Mercator tool.

5. Assignment

The number of dissertations accepted for supervision depend on the current capacity of the institute. Applicants who have successfully participated in a seminar at the Institutes of Electronic Commerce and Digital Markets (ECM), Busi-ness Informatics and new Media (WIM) or at our professorship (IBIS) will be preferred.

6. Exposé

Please submit a proposal for the exposé (i.e. a 3-4-page, comprehensively drafted outline of your Bachelor's thesis to be written) to your responsible supervisor after the topics have been assigned within the period mentioned. Infor-mation on writing an exposé can be found at Downloads/Information on the preparation of scientific papers (see Downloads). A registration at the examination authority should take place immediately after consultation with your supervisor regarding the exposé, at the latest, however, four weeks after the topic has been assigned.

7. Bachelorkolloquium

After the announcement of the topic assignments and the registration at the examination authority, a Bachelor Collo-quium takes place in which the students present their work structure and progress. The colloquium not only provides feedback on the procedure, but also includes formal and content-related information on how to deal with the topics. Please note that the colloquium is mandatory.

8. Dates 2019/2020

Announcement of topics Application Assignment Registration (ISC) Bachelorkolloquium Submission (ISC)
20.09.2019 07.10. - 16.10.2019 21.10.2019 13.11.2019 09.12.2019 08.01.2020
09.01.2020 09.01. - 16.01.2020 18.01.2020 03.02.2020 02.03.2020 30.03.2020
15.04.2020 15.04. - 22.04.2020 24.04.2020 11.05.2020 03.06.2020 06.07.2020
23.06.2020 23.06. - 30.06.2020 02.07.2020 16.07.2020 24.08.2020 10.09.2020
29.09.2020 29.09. - 08.10.2020 10.10.2020 23.10.2020 16.11.2020 18.12.2020

Already submitted Theses:

Thema Betreuer/in
Mobility as a service with blockchain options and challenges (MA) A. Ixmeier
The sharing economy's ecological sustainability - A literature synthesis and business model taxonomy (MA) A. Ixmeier
Sustainability potential of blockchain technology for the reverse supply chain (BA) A. Ixmeier
State of Knowledge and Implementation of Cicrular Economy Principles in Consumer Electronics Companies (BA) A. Ixmeier
Blockchain technology's potential for more sustainable supply chains and determinants for its adoption (BA) A. Ixmeier
Status of Awareness and Implementation of Circular Economy Principles in Organizations - An Analysis of the Automobile Industry (BA) A. Ixmeier
Developing an institutional logic for pro-environmental behavior: A category based approach (BA) C. Henkel
Green IS and Individual Pro-Environmental Behavior – Implications for Ecologically Sustainable Decision Processes [sensemaking] (BA) C. Henkel
Green IS Design Principles - The Role of Emotions (MA) C. Henkel
Firm Performance and Environmental Sustainability - The Impact of Information Systems in Organizations (MA) C. Henkel
The Digitization of Political Campaigning - Use and Role of Gamification in the German Federal Election Campaigns (BA) C. Henkel
Affordance Actualization - A Review and Synthesis of Current IS Research (BA) C. Henkel
Evaluating a Ride-Sharing Platform - The Case of BlaBlaCar (MA) E. Nagel
Ecosystems in the video game industry: Factors determining game developers’ choice of video console platforms (BA) E. Nagel
Untersuchung der Offenheit von Plattformen im Smart Speaker Markt (BA) E. Nagel
Engaging with the “HODL Gang” – How Issuers Use Social Media Platforms in Initial Coin Offerings (BA) E. Nagel
Die Akzeptanz von Blockchain und Kryptowährungen - eine systematische Literaturanalyse (BA) E. Nagel
Rethinking Platform Ecosystem Management in eHealth – Insights from Initial Coin Offerings (BA) E. Nagel
ICO Success Factors (MA) E. Nagel
Design Thinking zur Gestaltung digitaler Innovationen – Hype oder durchdachter Lösungsansatz? (BA I. Laux
Scaling Agile Methods - A Systematic Literature Review and Comparison of Existing Approaches (BA) I. Laux
Der Einfluss von Scrum Rollen auf den Projekterfolg unter Einbezug der Innovationsleistung (BA) I. Laux
The Role of the Customer in Agile Software Development (BA) I. Laux
Effects of Corporate Incubation Models: A Qualitative Literature Review (BA) N. Eschner
Effects of Entrepreneurial Orientation: Evaluating Non-Financial Outcomes (MA) N. Eschner
The Effect of Service Calls: Combining Construal Level Theory and Customer Churn Prediction (MA) N. Eschner
Consent management, customer data collection and GDPR compliance – A descriptive analysis of the consent management of the 100 most visited websites in Europe (BA) S. Mager
Concepts to determine the monetary value of data – A literature review (BA) S. Mager
Is Data Portability implemented accurately in the corporate world? – A quantitative analysis of corporate responses to the requirements of GDPR Article 20 (MA) S. Mager

(MA = Master thesis, BA = Bachelor thesis)