History and Research

The Compass Archive is not only a physical place where a large amount of knowledge is stored in the form of printed materials, it is at the same time the department within the Compass Group in charge of simplification, modernization and rationalization of historic studies on business, the economy and society, studies which it also implements.
Thus the history of the Compass Verlag is undergoing a process of scientific review in cooperation with the Vienna research institute IPTS in a research project started in June 2010 and scheduled over a period of several years.  

A first interim status of the research results is offered in the following publications: