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Monday, 13. October 2014

Not an issue for managers ?

Burnout as a taboo on today’s management level

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Wednesday, 13. February 2013

How effective is excellent management?

Good management improves the performance of any company. But are established, traditional methods like the “The Principles of Scientific Management”, introduced in 1911 by Taylor, still valid...

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Thursday, 10. January 2013

Money is everything? Apparently, not anymore

Job starters today strive for social responsibility and autonomy instead of tangible values such as high salary or a sporty company vehicle. Large businesses like 1&1 and Volkswagen are examples...

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Monday, 03. December 2012

How altruistic behavior changes the sense of time

According to studies from the University of Pennsylvania, selfless actions create the perception of a widened availability of time and more productivity. In an interview with the Harvard Business...

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Wednesday, 31. October 2012

How to increase the tax yield by keeping people from lying

Studies conducted by the Israeli-American behavioral economist Dan Ariely (Duke University, North Carolina) have put forth new insights into liar’s minds: Even liars have a fundamental sense of...

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Thursday, 27. September 2012

Article of the Month: Perception of Strategies to Defend Reputation

“Wall Street vs. Main Street: Firm Strategies for Defending Legitimacy and Their Impact on Different Stakeholders” by Anna Lamin & Srilata Zaheer Producing in developing countries is not illegal...

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Friday, 31. August 2012

Why is “Management Made in Germany” successful in the crisis?

The leadership behavior of German managers contributes significantly to the good shape of the German economy. This is the result of a survey conducted by the Harvard Business Manager. German managers...

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Monday, 06. February 2012

Successful leaders are authentic and resilient

Dr. Holger Karsten und Dipl.-Ing. Karsten Drath, MBA talk in the magazine of Innovation + Business (01/2012) about authentic and resilient leadership. Please find the complete article in the...

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Thursday, 05. January 2012

Commencement speech during the graduation ceremony of the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Class of 2011

During the graduation ceremony of the Kellogg-WHU Executive MBA Class of 2011, Dr. Karl-Ludwig Kley, Chairman of the Executive Board of Merck KGaA, holds a commencement speech about leadership values...

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