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Asst. Prof. Mag. Desiree Wieser, PhD

Asst. Prof. Mag. Desiree Wieser, PhD
Lecturer
+ 43 512 2070 - 3735
desiree.wieser@mci.edu




Asst. Prof. Mag. Desiree Wieser, PhD


2023 - present
Assistant Professor - Teaching & Research - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® Department for Nonprofit, Social & Health Care Management

2023 - present
Lecturer - Teaching & Research - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® Department for Nonprofit, Social & Health Care Management

2022 - 2023
Teaching & Research Assistant - Family Business Center - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

2022
Research & Teaching Assistant - Center for Responsible Management & Social Impact - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

2017 - 2021
Research Assistant - Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

2015 - 2017
Doctoral Student - Research, Innovation & Entrepreneurship - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

2020 - 2021
MCI Start-up Coaching

2016
PhD Course - Work and Career in Business Schools - Stockholm Business School (SBS), University of Stockholm (7,5 ECTS)

2015 - 2022
PhD Program Management - University of Innsbruck (PhD)

2013 - 2014
Erasmus - Universitá degli Studi di Siena, Italy (Erasmus)

2010 - 2015
Diploma Program in International Economics and Business Studies - University of Innsbruck (Graduate Degree “Magistra” (Mag.rer.soc.oec) - University of Innsbruck)

Scientific Work & Integrative Projects I Bachelor Nonprofit, Social & Health Care Management - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Project Management Bachelor Management & Law - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Assurance of Learning: Curriculum Assessment, Improvement & Evaluation Academics Training - JFPC China - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® - JFPC China

Quantitative Methods of Empirical Research & Project Assignment Bachelor Business & Management - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Entrepreneurship & Business Models Career Seminar (extracurricular) - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Hidden Entrepreneurial Champions Career Seminar (extracurricular) - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Self-management, communication, & leadership Bachelor Program Non profit, social & health care management - MCI - Management Center Innsbruck

Social Entrepreneurship & Social Business Bachelor Program Nonprofit, Social & Health Care Management - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Human Resource Management Bachelor Program Management, Communication & IT - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Introduction into Startup Management Summer School - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Entrepreneurship in Family Firms Winter & Summer School - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Research Ethics Master Program European Health Economics & Management - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Social Entrepreneurship Master Program Social Work - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development Summer School - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Entrepreneurship Summer School - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

Responsible Management Bachelor Nonprofit, Social & Health Care Management - MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®

2022
MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®
Shortlisted for Ars Docendi Recognition Award for Excellent Teaching at Austrian Universities 2022 in the category Learning Outcome Oriented Teaching and Examination Culture.

2019
MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®
Nomination for Ars Docendi - State prize for excellent teaching 2019: Entrepreneurship Teaching Toolkit

  • Wieser, D. (2020). Integrating technology into the learning process of higher education: A creative inquiry. Industry and Higher Education, 34(3), 138-150. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422219895773.

  • Wieser, D., & Zehrer, A. (2023). Führung und Verantwortung in Familienunternehmen. TourismusWissenQuarterly, 34, 15-19.
  • Wieser, D. (2020). The Entrepreneurial School® as a role model to foster entrepreneurship education in initial teacher education. PIETE Magazine, September 2020, p. 8-11. https://www.entrepreneurialteachers.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/PIETE_ezine_Sept2020_updated.pdf
  • Wieser, D. (2018). Fostering entrepreneurship education: The entrepreneurship teaching toolkit developed by MCI Management Center Innsbruck. University Industry Innovation Magazine - Embedding Entrepreneurship in Education, 11-15.

  • Wieser, D (2021). The role of technology in higher education : an interdisciplinary perspective.

  • Obexer, R.; Wieser, D.; Fröhlich, E.; Baumgartner, C.; Rosenbloom, A.; & Zehrer, A. (2024 forthcoming). Societal impact through responsible management education: education for the changemakers of tomorrow. Emerald Publishing Limited.
  • Seeler, J.-M., Wieser, D., Zehrer, A., & Six-Daniell, K. (2021). Change or be changed - online education and organizational culture at universities. In: Herberger, T., & Dötsch, J. (eds.), Digitalization, Digital Transformation and Sustainability in the Global Economy - Risks and Opportunities. Wiesbaden, Springer, pp. 115-125.
  • Wieser, D., & Seeler, J. M. (2019). Online, not distance education: The merits of collaborative learning in online education. In The Disruptive Power of Online Education: Challenges, Opportunities, Responses (pp. 125-146). London: Emerald Publishing Limited. ISBN: 9781787543263
  • Altmann, A., Ebersberger, B., Mössenlechner, C., & Wieser, D. (2018). Introduction: The Disruptive Power of Online Education: Challenges, Opportunities, Responses. In The Disruptive Power of Online Education: Challenges, Opportunities, Responses (pp. 1-4). Emerald Publishing Limited. 978-1-78754-326-3

  • Zehrer, A., Wieser, D, Glowka, G., & Pirhofer, Ch. (2023). Speed dating with tourism family firm entrepreneurs to foster enterprising literacy. EuroCHRIE "Changing Realities. New Opportunities", October 3-6 2023, Vienna, Austria. EuroCHRIE 2023, Book of Abstracts, p. 36.
  • Zehrer, A., Wieser, D, Glowka, G., & Pirhofer, Ch. (2023). Speed dating with tourism family firm entrepreneurs to foster enterprising literacy. EuroCHRIE "Changing Realities. New Opportunities", October 3-6 2023, Vienna, Austria. EuroCHRIE 2023, Book of Abstracts, p. 36.
  • Wieser, D.; Zehrer, A.; Glowka, G.; & Pirhofer, C. (2023). Entrepreneurship Education Best Practice: Speed Dating to improve Enterprising Literacy. G-Forum: Die Kraft der Resilienz für Innovation und Entrepreneurship, Darmstadt, Deutschland.
  • Zehrer, A.; Wieser, D., Glowka, G.; & Pirhofer, C. (2023). Putting EICAA into practice - Speed Dating with Family Firm Entrepreneurs to Foster Enterprising Literacy in Entrepreneurship Education. EAIR Forum Linz.
  • Seeler, M., Wieser, D., Zehrer, A., & Sixl-Daniell, (2020). Online education at universities: a cultural change. Conference on "Digitalisierung, Digitale Transformation und Nachhaltigkeit in der globalen Ökonomie", October 1-2, 2020, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Wieser, D., & Degischer, D. (2019). Investigating the Effects of Ethical Leadership: Implications on Negative Behavioural Reactions. Academy of Management Global Proceedings, Slovenia(2019): 363. Academy of Management.
  • Degischer, D., & Wieser, D. (2018). An Experimental Approach to Sabotage Activity in Mergers and Acquisitions, British Academy of Management (BAM) Annual Conference 2018, September 4-6, Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Wieser, D., Seeler, M., Sixl, K., & Zehrer, A. (2018). Assessing the study experience in online education and the relevance of expectations: Seeing the successful implementation of online education in a new light. In Research in Action. University of Iceland, Reykjavík: European Academy of Management. ISBN 9782960219500
  • Wieser, D., Seeler, J.-M., Sixl-Daniell, K., & Zehrer, A. (2017). Anticipated challenges of online degree programs: A study of bachelor students in business administration. In Making Knowledge Work. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow: European Academy of Management. ISSN 2466-7498
  • Wieser, D., Seeler, J.-M., Sixl-Daniell, K., & Zehrer, A. (2017). Online students ' expectations differ : The advantage of assessing students ' expectations in online education. In 3rd International Conference on Higher Education Advances, HEAd'17 (pp. 1113-1120). Valencia. http://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.4995/HEAd17.2017.5525

    Campos, V., Zehrer, A., Ejarque, A.T., Wieser, D., Saurwein, L. (2024). Sustainable leadership development in family firms, the role of nonfamily managers. ACEDE workshop on Family firms "Empresa familiar". Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, January, 25, 2024. Madrid, Spain

    Inclusive and sustainable leadership in family firms: a cross-cultural approach among Japan and Austria. Compass Ulysseus Conference: Transferable Skills for Research & Innovation. Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland.

    Zehrer, A., Wieser, D, Glowka, G., & Pirhofer, Ch. (2023). Speed dating with tourism family firm entrepreneurs to foster enterprising literacy. EuroChrie "Changing Realities. New Opportunities", October 3-6 2023, Vienna, Austria.

    Campos, V., Zehrer, A., & Ejarque, A. T., Wieser, D., Sanchis, J.R., & Saurwein, L. (2023). Sustainability leadership development in the family firms of the tourism industry - an exploratory comparative case study. 18th EISAM Workshop on Family Firm Management Research "Balancing financial and non-financial wealth". October 2-3, 2023, Naples, Italy.

    Wieser, D., Zehrer, A., Glowka, G. & Pirhofer, Ch. (2023). Entrepreneurship Education Best Practice: Speed Dating to improve Enterprising Literacy. 26. Interdisziplinäre Jahreskonferenz zu Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Mittelstand (G-Forum), September 27-29, 2023, Darmstadt, Germany.

    Wieser, D., Shinohara, Y., Kim, R.C., Zehrer, A., & Ackaradejruangsri, P. (2023). Inclusive and sustainable leadership in family firms: A cross-cultural study between Austria and Japan RMER Conference "Sustainable and Responsible Management: A decade of Integrating Knowledge and Creating Societal Impact through Innovation and Entrepreneurship", September 26-27, 2023, Lissbon, Portugal.

    Zehrer, A., Wieser, D, Glowka, G., & Pirhofer, Ch. (2023). Putting EICAA into practice - Speed Dating with Family Firm Entrepreneurs to Foster Enterprising Literacy in Entrepreneurship Education. 45th EAIR Forum "Shaping the World of Change - Higher Education as a Key Enabler", September 3-6, 2023, Linz, Austria.

    Wieser, D., Zehrer, A., & Glowka, G. (2023). Inklusives und nachhaltiges Führen in Familienunternehmen. FIFU DACHLI 30. Juni - 1. Juli, 2023, Hamburg, Deutschland.

    Wieser, D.; Zehrer, A.; & Glowka, G. (2023). Inklusives und nachhaltiges Führen in Familienunternehmen. FIFU 2023.

    Inclusive Leadership in Family Firms: A Cross-Cultural Study. International Family Business Research Day MCI, ESCA and The American University of Cairo, School of Business.

    Wieser, D., Zehrer, A., Shinohara, Y., & Chunghee Kim, R. (2023). Inclusive and sustainable leadership in family firms: a cross-cultural approach. International Family Business Research Day, March 14, 2023 online.

    Wieser, D. (2019). The phenomoneon of integrating technology in the learning process of higher education: a literature review. In Exploring the Future of Management. ISCHTE Business School, Lisbon: European Academy of Management.

    Wieser, D., Seeler, J.M., Sixl-Daniell, K., & Zehrer, A. (2017). Online education and expectancy theory: Success-strategies of first semester Bachelor students. Oxford: Business & Economics Conference (OBEC).

  • A. Altmann, B. Ebersberger,C. Mössenlechner and D. Wieser (Eds). The Disruptive Power Of Online Education. challenges, Opportunities, Responses. Emerald Publishing. 2019.
  • Ebersberger, B., Pirhofer, C., & Wieser, D. (2018). Teaching Toolkit for Entrepreneurship Education. Embedding Entrepreneurship Education - Erasmus+. https://www.eee-platform.eu/download/12188/

2021 - 2023
Teacher/Trainer/Researcher - Ulysses - Digital Student Competition on Family Business - EU Erasmus+ Projekt

2021 - present
Teacher/Trainer/Researcher - EICAA - Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Competences Assessment Alliance - EU Erasmus+ Project

2019 - 2021
WTZ Cooperation with Economy and Industry - Entrepreneurship Online Course 2.0 - Knowledge Transfer Center West

2018 - 2021
Lecturer/Trainer/Researcher - PIETE - Partnership for Initial Entrepreneurship Teacher Education - European Union Erasmus+

2018
WTZ West - Wissens/Transfer/West/ - Training Scientists - Development of an Entrepreneurship Online Course: Conceptualization, Production and Embedding an E-Lecture Series on the Topic of Entrepreneurship - WTZ West - Wissens/Transfer/West/

2016 - 2018
Teacher/Trainer/Researcher - Embedding Entrepreneurship Education - European Union Erasmus+

2015 - 2019
Project Lead - Online Education & Virtual Campus - Tyrolean Science Fund - TWF

2022
Conference Organizer and Member of the Program Committee - MCI - 9th Responsible Management Education Research Konferenz

Berg Jesper (2024): What Different Generations Perceive of and Expect From Remote Working.

Fink Jule Marie (2023): Digital Transformation and its Effect on Organizational Culture - A Case Study of a German Tax Consulting Firm

Krüger Lara (2021): Ein Vergleich zwischen dem Social Business Modell und dem For- Profit Business Modell unter den Aspekt Nachhaltigkeit

Meier Julia (2019): Success Factors for Educational Technology in Developing Countries

Wanninger Valentin Josef (2017): How to Satisfy and Motivate Students in Online Courses

Haueis Siegfried Eduard (2017): Application of Virtual Reality Technology in Higher Education: Major Challenges

Chou Sarah (2017): Using Gamification and Mobile Technologies to Create an Engaging Learning Experience

Bloemen Manon (2017): The Opportunities, Challenges, and Trends of E-Learning in Developing Countries

Lehmann Louis Jens (2017): The Impact of Educational Technology on Social Competencies and Interpersonal Communication Skills

Meier Julia (2017): Opportunities and Challenges for the Implementation of Educational Technology in Developing Countries

Pichler Judith (2017): Cross-Generational Learning - Higher Education, Multiple Generations and how the Concept of Blended Learning Facilitates the Development of Graduates From Different Age Groups

Piber Jeanine (2017): Methods and Techniques of the Blended Learning Approach to Maintain Commitment and Motivation of Students

Mair Alexander (2017): Combination of Competency Based Learning in Adaptive Online Learning Systems and its Effects on the Educational Industry

Lalic Aleksa (2017): The Influence of EdTech on Student Performance, Engagement and Learning