Subject: Freelancers between flexibility and stability: Innovative concepts for successfully employing, motivating and retaining freelancers as well as for strengthening their occupational identity and employability 

Professor: Prof. Stephan Kaiser

Project dates: 1 July 2009 – 30 April 2013

Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research

This project examined how enterprises can successfully manage new forms of employment, in particular freelancers. It focused on the work-life balance of freelancers, the long-term employability of freelancers, psychological traits of successful freelancers, leading mixed teams of internal and external personnel, and knowledge management and freelancers.