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Pestalozzi-Schule Eisenhüttenstadt

More success and contentness among students and staff of the Pestalozzi school of Eisenhüttenstadt (www.pestalozzi-schule-ehst.de) is the aim of the IISM cooperation with BrainLight relaxation technologies. This is achieved by a sustainable health management.

At the school students are taught in heterogenous classes with fully integrated multi-handicapped students who learn together with their classmates of the same age-group. Learning content and individual agendas are set for each of the pupils meeting their qualifications in various didactic fields.

The school was given the 'Aktiv und Sicher' award of the health insurance Brandenburg. Schools with exemplary health management receive this certificate.

Your Contact Persons

Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès 

Managing Director

Phone: +49 (0) 30 374 374 350

Prof. em. Dr. h. c. Werner Siebel PhD 

Academic Director, TU Berlin

Phone: +49 (0) 30 8022 490

Recent Publications

This book is about small scale investors and how these are enabled to access the biggest financial market of the world: the Forex. The aim of the volume is to demonstrate the relevance of macro-economic updates on exchange rates.


What is it that makes a founder? International start-ups and their entrepreneurs have been interviewed about childhood, firm history, motivation, crises and their secret of success. The outcome proves to excite the readers with personal stories which allow for a glimpse behind the storefront of the international start-up world.

New trends, examples, recommendations and check lists for business professionels. The book's authors comprise theoretical knowledge and management practice from diverse sectors (in German language).

Which consumer patterns have been changing during the last decade in Germany? Trends like m-commerce, e-commerce or connected retail are covered. The book's focus is on how these transformations influence consumers, stores and local trade.

Research activities

16 August 2016: A paper by Tobias Stähler and Trynitie Taylor entitled "Documents And 'their' Actors: An Empirical Pathway For Power-Sensitive Frame
Analysis of Political Communication"
has been published by TU Berlin as part of the ATLAS.ti conference proceedings.

16 August 2016: An article written by Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès entitled " Im Wettbewerb um Ressourcen und Budget. Marketing versus Vertrieb." was published in the scientific magazine Sales Management Review.

15 June 2016: An article written by Sara Hamed, Prof. Dr. Noha El-Bassiouny and Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès entitled "Evidence-based design and transformative service research for the healthcare in hospitals" was published at International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing, Vol. 10 Iss 2 pp. 214 – 229.

19 May 2016: A book written by Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès and Matthias Schäfer entitled " The International Start-up Scene " was published at Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Publishing.

11 May 2016: A book written by Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès and Prof. Dr. Ian Towers entitled " Arbeitswelt im Zeitalter der Invididualisierung. Trends: Multigrafie und Multi-Option in der Generation Y " was published at Springer Publishing.

27 April 2016: An article written by Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès entitled "Mehr Nachhaltigkeit bei der Motivation des Vertriebsteams” was published at Sales Management Review 2, S. 12 – 18.

26 April 2016: A book written by Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès entitled "Trends im Betrieblichen Gesundheitsmanagement: Ansätze aus Forschung und Praxis" was published at Springer Gabler Publishing.

5-9 April 2016: Laura-Lee Smith was accepted to the IAPSS World Congress 2016 in Berlin to discuss and examine the congress theme “Challenging Democracy” with dozens of high profile scholars, experts and policy-makers.

09 March 2016: A book written by Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès entitled "Intertextualität. Der Text als Collage" was published at Springer Publishing.

08 March 2016: A book written by Ternès, A., Towers, I., Kuprella, E. entitled " Capacity-Management im Zeitalter der Wissensgesellschaft. Trends: Wissensmanagement und Ressource Wissen" was published at Springer Publishing.

23 February 2016: A paper by Prof. Dr. Ternès and Prof. Dr. Towers with the title „Starting up around the world“ – has been presented at the International Organizations Network, hosted by Stanford University, CA. The subject of the paper is an international comparison of entrepreneurship. 

28 January 2016: IISM Institute creates sustainable solutions to integrate refugees into the German labour market in the new project PRO REFUGEE.

16 December 2015: Prof. Dr. Towers and Prof. Dr. Ternès published the article "Organisational Change Agents and (Un)wanted and (Un)intended Outcomes." in the Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review.

9 December 2015: Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès published the following two books: "Forex-Devisenhandel: Auswirkungen der US-amerikanischen Arbeitsmarktberichte und FOMC-Sitzungen" and "Wer ich bin: 10 Kinder – 10 Schicksale – 10 Rezepte".

19 November 2015: Anabel Ternès takes part in a panel discussion on the Corporate Health Award 2015. She discusses on 'Muss der Prophet zum Berg?! – Warum erreicht BGM oft nur dieselben und wie erreicht man alle Mitarbeiter? '.

17 November 2015: Anabel Ternès, Heiner Ehlers and Jürgen Denker workshop at SRH Berlin on "Wertschätzende Kommunikation als hochwirksames Führungsinstrument für Unternehmer/innen und Führungskräfte" (German Language).

15 October 2015: Ian Tower, Anabel Ternès, and Dunja Ewinger published the book chapter "Turkish Migrant Self-Organizations in Germany".

29 - 31 August 2015: The paper “Documents and their actors: an empirical pathway for power-sensitive frame analysis of political communication” by Tobias Stähler will be presented at the Atlas.ti User conference in Berlin.

27 August 2015: A book chapter by Anabel Ternès, Ian Towers and Stefan Schaub is published: "Bindung junger Fachärzte durch Demografie orientiertes Personalmanamagement. In: Hahnenkamp, Klaus; Hasebrook, Joachim (Eds.): Rund auf eckig: Die junge Ärztegeneration im Krankenhaus. Heidelberg: Medhochzwei Verlag 2015, S. 65-80."

16. July 2015: IISM has two new cooperations: Together with Women's Boardway the institute designs management trainings especially for female executives. The other one is a project with the Business and Professional Women Network (BWP). 'SWOP' works on a cultural turn in professional life.

13. July 2015: A 4th volume of the series "International studies for sustainable management" published by Prof. Dr. Ternès, Prof. Dr. Hartmann and Prof. Dr. Towers bears the title "Corporate Social Responsibility in the German Food Industry". It was written by Thorge Henning.

23 - 28 June 2015: Tobias Stähler presented his research project "Mediatized Power Transformation of Governmental Journalism in Berlin - an Interface of Political Communication" at the XXXV. Sunbelt Conference in Brighton.

28 - 31 May 2015: Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès and Prof. Dr. Ian Towers presented their research approach "Precarity and the changing workplace" at the LERA-Conference in Pittsburgh.

21 April 2015: Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès gave a presentation at the eLeadership event "'Are you leading us into the Digital Economy? - The skills needed for rapid growth of SMEs and start-ups". Mehr

9 - 11 April 2015: The Paper "Precarity in German universities" by Prof. Dr. Ian Towers and Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès has been presented at the sc'MOI Conference in Las Vegas. Mehr

8 April 2015: A book written by Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès and Christopher Runge entitled "Reputationsmanagement: Politik" was published by Springer Gabler Publishing.

31 March 2015: The third volume in the publication series Internationale Studien für ein zukunftsfähiges Management (Managing Editors: Prof. Ternès, Prof. Hartmann & Prof. Towers) has been published. Jelena Alice Haidinger and her research on "Employer Branding".

17 March 2015: The dissertation research paper "Afghan Informal Justice Sector" by Laura-Lee Smith M.A. is accepted by the 9th Pan-European Conference on International Relations on 23-26 September 2015 in Giardini Naxos, Sicily. The conference is organised by the European International Studies Association.

12 March 2015: The paper "Policy planning in internet governance: A scenario analyis" is selected for the 10th International Conference in Interpretive Policy Analysis 2015. The article will be composed by Laura-Lee Smith M.A. and Tobias Stähler M.A.