Management economics

the management economics (BWL; in Switzerland operating economics ) is often a subsection of the economic science and thus in broader sense a special form of the social, culture and Geisteswissenschaften. Like the economic science it is based in principle on the fact thatfor humans most goods are limited and by the participants to be managed must. It describes the economic functions of the enterprise within a national economy. In addition above all the optimal organization belongs apart from the company targets and the economical functions the factors of production. In the broader sense also all households are enterprises.

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the management economics is divided into two prime data areas (ABWL and S/BBWL) and overlapped in addition with other sciences:

general management economics

the general management economics (ABWL) are concerned with planerischen,organizational and computational decisions in enterprises and is function-spreading and industry-spreading thereby aligned. The general management economics are for students the overview of the science of the management economics to arrange and function as well as industry-spreading connections state. A goal is it, specializedspreading thinking andTo promote decisions.

As the most important German representatives (general) of the management economics in 20. Apply for century: Eugen narrow brook (1873-1955), Erich good mountain (1897-1984) and refuge Albach (geb. 1931).

special management economics

in the special marketing and management teachings give it two different beginnings,To define areas from each other. A beginning is the breakdown after industries. Examples for this are:

the alternative breakdown finds according to 'functionsinstead of. Examples for this are:

both beginnings have their pro and cons. The functional BWL is only heavy able to treat industry-specific problems supplies for it however industry-independent statements. The industries - BWL focuses on for thoseIndustry of relevant functional aspects, consists however in far parts of doublings with other BWL'len.

At some universities the special BWL “special management economics “(BBWL) is also called.

Schnittmengen with other sciences

the BWL forms with othersSciences Schnittmengen. These Schnittmengen form again independent lehr and research ranges, can often in addition, as SBWL and/or. BBWL to be selected:

of these ranges is the Wirtschaftspädagogik mostly the economicscientific, educate-scientificor philosophical faculties of the universities assigned. The economical informatics and the industrial engineer nature are non-uniform either to the BWL or the respective technical faculties assigned. The larger the selection of different engineer-scientific recesses is, all the rather is assigned it the BWL faculties. Restaurant economics and economic geography are, i.d.R., in scientific faculties, like e.g. Mathematics and geography faculties.

academic training

the study of the management economics is possible at universities and professional schools and ends with the academic degree Diplom-Kaufmann, diploma operation manager (FH), Diplom-Kaufmann (FH), diploma economist, diploma political economist (with obligation to vote subjects within the range of the BWL) or diploma economist, within the range of the Wirtschaftspädagogik the academic degree of a diploma commercial teacher or a diploma restaurant paedagogue is attained. At specialized college graduates the degree with the additive “(FH) will assign”, whereby thatDegree diploma operation manager is assigned exclusively by FHs. From the introduction of konsekutiver courses of studies increased also Bachelor result and master courses of studies.

A good universitärer diploma and master degree as well as very good specialized university conclusions with appropriate technical purchase are condition for entrance for the graduation.

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Nichtakademi training and/or. economical further training

the study of the management economics at a nationally recognized vocational academy ends with the conclusion as (diploma) operation manager (BA), whereby the conclusion is not an academic degree. For further information for not-academic training, in particular not-academic further training see alsothe article operation manager, specialized technical or specialized buyer.

organizations, federations and associations


  • Günter Wöhe, Ulrich DO ring: Introduction to the general management economics. 22. Edition. Franz Vahlen, Munich 2005, ISBN 3-80063254-3
  • Uwe Bestmann: Manual of the management economics.10. Edition. R. Oldenburg, Munich 2001, ISBN 3-48625363-8
  • refuge Albach: General management economics. 3. Edition. Gabler publishing house, Wiesbaden 2001, ISBN 3-40932935-8
  • Jean Paul Thommen, Ann Kristin Achleitner: General management economics. Comprehensive introduction from management-oriented view. 4. Edition. Gabler, Wiesbaden, ISBN 3-40943016-4
  • Wolfgang Domschke,Armin Scholl:Bases of the management economics - an introduction from decision-oriented view. 3. Edition. To Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg and New York 2005, ISBN 3-540-25047-6

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