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Dr. Miriam Hiepler

SME Graduate School & Chair for Entrepreneurship and Family Business

School of Economic Disciplines, Faculty III, University of Siegen

Campus Unteres Schloss, Kohlbettstr. 17, Raum US-G 307, 57072 Siegen

Phone: +49 (0) 271/ 740 – 3982

Mail: miriam.hiepler(at)uni-siegen.de

Visiting hours: by appointment


  • Research Assistant/PostDoc, Chair for Entrepreneurship and Family Business

Research Interests:

  • Family Businesses
  • Succession
  • Social Capital and Social Networks
  • SME


Research Articles

  • Schell, S., Hiepler, M., & Moog, P. (2018). It’s all about who you know: The role of social networks in intra-family succession in small and medium-sized firms. Journal of Family Business Strategy, 9(4), 311-325.
  • Hiepler, M., Moog, P. (2015): Fremdmanagement – ein Kontinuum an individuellen Lösungen. In: Becker, W., Ulrich. P.: Handbuch zur mittelstandsorientierten BWL. Kohlhammer Verlag, S. 796-814.

International Conferences

  • EURAM European Academy of Management, 2019, Istituto Universitario de Lisboa, Portugal
  • IFERA International Family Enterprise Research Academy, 2019, University of Bergamo, Italy
  • FERC Family Enterprise Research Conference, 2019, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
  • FERC Family Enterprise Research Conference, 2018, Universidad Panamericana, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Fünftes Forum Mittelstandsforschung, 2017, WU Wien, Austria
  • Forschungsseminar Linz-Bern-Siegen, 2016, JKU Linz, Austria
  • Viertes Forum Mittelstandsforschung, 2015, HTW Chur, Switzerland
  • BCERC Babson College Entrepreneurship and Research Conference, 2014, London, Ontario, Canada