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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.

Speeding Up the Energy Transition
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Speeding Up the Energy Transition

EU member states could reach their climate targets quicker if the transfer of energy technologies were coordinated better

 
“We Have Bad News”
Finance & Accounting

“We Have Bad News”

Professor Markus Rudolf on the economic situation in Germany

 
"We Want to Serve the Market—Not Oversupply It"
Entrepreneurship & Innovation

"We Want to Serve the Market—Not Oversupply It"

Harald Wilhelm, CFO of Mercedes Benz, on the company’s strategy and its advancement in e-moblity

 
The “Too Big to Fail” Problem Still Unsolved
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The “Too Big to Fail” Problem Still Unsolved

Despite a single resolution mechanism in place for failing banks, investors still rely on state aid

 
Working Efficiently in Times of Great Challenges
Finance & Accounting

Working Efficiently in Times of Great Challenges

Christian Ladurner, CFO of Hensoldt AG, on the impact of disrupted supply chains and inflation

 
The Long-Lasting Effects of Communism
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The Long-Lasting Effects of Communism

How culture and institutions shape risk and time preferences

 
Restricting Executive Compensation is an Uphill Battle
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Restricting Executive Compensation is an Uphill Battle

Why taxing companies differently doesn’t combat excessive executive payments

 
How Do Investors Respond to Inflation?
Finance & Accounting

How Do Investors Respond to Inflation?

Individual investors struggle to react appropriately

 
Know When to Stop Digging!
WHU Knowledge

Know When to Stop Digging!

Why do we continue gathering so much superfluous information before we feel comfortable making a decision?

 
World Market, War in Ukraine, Finance, and Digitalization
Finance & Accounting

World Market, War in Ukraine, Finance, and Digitalization

Eva Kienle, CFO of KWS Saat, on the current developments in her company

 

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