In the previously published Handelsblatt ranking Franz Rothlauf was ranked among the 100 most active young (younger than 40) business administration researchers as well as among the 200 most productive business administration researchers (publication output of the last five years).
For the ranking, the publications of more than 2000 German-speaking researchers in the area business administration has been evaluated.
Details (in German) regarding the Handelsblatt ranking 2009 can be found here .
The ranking of the top-100 young researcher as well as the ranking of the top-200 strongest business administration researchers can be found online. The publications of Franz Rothlauf can be found here