Conclusion and Contribution to Knowledge

  • Dennis Schlegel
Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


In the final chapter of this thesis, the outcome and the contribution to knowledge from all stages of this research are outlined and summarised. In doing so, both the findings from the qualitative interviews and the findings from the quantitative company survey are taken into account in order to arrive at an overall conclusion that integrates the results from the different methods. Furthermore, in this chapter, the limitations of the research are pointed out. Moreover, the implications of this research for theory, practice and further research are discussed.


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  • Dennis Schlegel
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  1. 1.StuttgartGermany

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