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WHU Knowledge is the school’s online expertise platform
Search for specific topics in one of our nine fields of interest or simply browse through our latest articles, podcasts, and videos. You never know what you might find!
WHU Knowledge is the school’s online expertise platform
Search for specific topics in one of our nine fields of interest or simply browse through our latest articles, podcasts, and videos. You never know what you might find!

About WHU Knowledge

WHU Knowledge is the online expertise platform of WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, one of Germany’s leading business schools. It provides hands-on insights for business executives, journalists, politicians, associations, and fellow researchers on a variety of economic and managerial subjects. WHU Knowledge combines the expertise of the school’s many chairs and promotes a lively exchange of ideas.

Search for specific topics in one of our nine fields of interest or simply browse through our latest articles. You never know what you might find! All of our articles have a solid research foundation and have been selected for their practical relevance. They are quick to the point and easy to read—and all are based on the expertise of one of Europe’s most renowned faculties in the field of economics or that of our prominent guest collaborators. Get inspired!

We are happy to inform you of our latest articles via our newsletter. If you wish to submit an article for publication, please contact us at presse(at)whu.edu.

When Managers “Kiss Up and Kick Down”
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When Managers “Kiss Up and Kick Down”

To get ahead in their careers, some managers today use questionable tactics—and companies can do something about it.

 
When Employers Fail to Deliver on Their Promises
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When Employers Fail to Deliver on Their Promises

How mindfulness can help when a psychological breach occurs

 
Concepts for More Sustainable Air Traffic Management
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Concepts for More Sustainable Air Traffic Management

How better capacity planning and air traffic management charging can substantially reduce flight emissions in Europe

 
Successful Transformation Calls for Virtuous Rebels
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Successful Transformation Calls for Virtuous Rebels

Why certain boundaries should never be crossed—not even for the sake of the company

 
Artificial Intelligence and Leadership
Management & Controlling

Artificial Intelligence and Leadership

Professor Fabiola Gerpott on the role of AI in decision-making

 
A Lack of Responsibility Isn’t the Problem
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A Lack of Responsibility Isn’t the Problem

How presenteeism can harm companies and what managers can do against it

 
How is working from home changing our status symbols?
Management & Controlling

How is working from home changing our status symbols?

Professor Fabiola Gerpott in an interview with “Handelsblatt Rethink Work”

 
Regulation, Finance, Accountability
Management & Controlling

Regulation, Finance, Accountability

The increasing importance of CFOs in companies

 
Hiring the Right Person for Your Organization
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Hiring the Right Person for Your Organization

How using the right performance evaluation model can help in selecting motivated people

 
What Managers Can Learn From England's National Coach Gareth Southgate
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What Managers Can Learn From England's National Coach Gareth Southgate

The unfortunate 1996 penalty taker shows what can be achieved with the right error culture

 
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