The collaborative project „Future oriented Work Desgin in the regions of Hunsrück and Naheland“ aims to develop and test innovative and future oriented forms of work organisation together with companies from the Hunsrück and Naheland region. The idea behind this is to expand the approach of innovative work design to increase employer attractiveness in terms of content and concept in order to create synergy effects of organisational framework conditions that promote innovation, employee satisfaction and employer attractiveness in rural areas.

The following fields of action are addressed, among others:

  • Leadership
  • Strategy
  • Organisational and work design
  • Cooperation
  • Communication
  • Human Resources development

Project title

„Future-oriented Work Desgin in the Hunsrück and Naheland regions“ (ArbeitSooNahe)

Duration: June 2021 - May 2024

Project partners

  • Schneider Bau Holding GmbH & Co. KG (Konsortialführer)
  • Hevert-Arzneimittel GmbH & Co. KG
  • Wagner Technik GmbH
  • Leisenheimer Malerwerkstätten e.K.
  • BITO CAMPUS (Teil der BITO Gruppe)


The ArbeitSooNahe project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as part of the REGION.innovativ funding program. The REGION.innovativ funding program supports regional alliances in addressing new research and innovation topics and in cooperating with new partners. In several funding rounds, different cross-sectional issues are focused on. Further information on the funding and the funding body is available here in german.

Contact person

Dipl.-Sozialwiss., Mag. rer. publ. Andreas Weßner

Project Staff:

Dr. rer. pol. Regina Osranek

M.A. Dana Wolf