Johannes Völschau is research assistant at the IMF (Institut für Mittelstand und Familienunternehmen). In his doctoral studies, he is dealing with Change Processes in Family Businesses. After his Bachelor’s degree in Economic Geography at the Leibniz Universität Hannover he did a Master’s degree in International Management Studies at the Europa-Universität Flensburg. In the past, Johannes Völschau focused his scientific and practical work on corporate responsibility (CSR) and sustainability. He wrote his master thesis about the Implementation of CSR in SMEs.