Research

Hanken advances new knowledge in business and society through research activities characterised by academic excellence and corporate world relevance.
Hankens styrkeområden
Our Areas of Strength
• Competition Economics and Service Strategy
• Financial Management, Accounting, and Governance
• Responsible Organising
• Leading for Growth and Wellbeing
Research project: The corporation as a political actor
What makes a company engage politically for binding legislation on corporate social responsibility? A new research project, that was granted funding from Academy of Finland earlier this year, is diving into this topic by analysing the campaign #ykkösketjuun calling for a Finnish law on mandatory human rights due diligence.
Forskningsprojekt Företaget som politisk aktör
Hanken hedersdoktor
Estonia’s president and Mayor of Helsinki among Hanken Honorary Doctors
Hanken School of Economics celebrated its 110th anniversary and conferred 47 doctoral degrees and ten honorary doctorates at the Solemn Conferment of Doctoral Degrees on 25 October 2019.
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07.04.2020
The project highlights Finland as a solid example of effective and timely policy decisions due to availability of data. The aim is to support fast decision making amid the coronavirus crisis.
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06.04.2020
"Stockmann's is always Stockmann's" was the famous department store slogan in the 1950s. New research shows that Stockmann’s introduced marketing thought in Finland even before marketing was established as an own discipline.
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02.04.2020
Working from home can help us find new habits preparing us for the future of work, says Assistant Professor Emma Nordbäck.
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02.04.2020
The researchers and experts at Hanken are available to the media in connection with the Corona virus epidemic – in Finnish, Swedish and English. Our expertise include consumer, entrepreneurial and business behaviour.