Our research strengthens the scientific foundation of financial communication
Based on a recent study by the University of Leipzig, an empirically grounded task framework describing the role of the CFO in financial communication was introduced and reviewed by a communication practitioner the workshop at the 20. DIRK conference on 13 June 2017 in Frankfurt. Furthermore, the implications for investor relations were discussed with the participants of the workshop.
The Center for Research in Financial Communication launched the first wave of its academic study on “strategies in financial communication and investor relations”. Based on a comprehensive quantitative survey, the study explores how German stock corporations plan, control and evaluate their financial communication.
Dr. Robert Vollrath, Deputy Head of Investor Relations for Deutsche Bank Group, joins the Steering Committee of the Center for Research in Financial Communication. Further members of the committee are Prof. Dr. Bernd Schuppener, Honorary Professor for Communication Management at the University of Leipzig, and Dr. Phoebe Kebbel, Managing Partner at Hering Schuppener Consulting.
The joint study "How Valuable is Integrated Reporting? - Insights from <IR> companies" of the University of Leipzig and the Center for Corporate Reporting provides insights in current findings on the advantages and challenges of Integrated Reporting