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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.

AI as a Leader? A Conversation We Need to Have!
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AI as a Leader? A Conversation We Need to Have!

AI will not spare management positions. Better be prepared!

 
“Steering Must Become More Flexible”
Management & Controlling

“Steering Must Become More Flexible”

Professor Utz Schäffer guests on the Performance Manager Podcast to discuss forecasts from the field of controlling

 
Why You’re Better Off Tackling Undesirable Tasks in One Go
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Why You’re Better Off Tackling Undesirable Tasks in One Go

Taking on additional, easy tasks on strenuous workdays is not the most productive option

 
Having What Others Can’t
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Having What Others Can’t

Why status symbols are a lot more than just money and fancy cars

 
How You Can Recharge Your Batteries during a Demanding Day
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How You Can Recharge Your Batteries during a Demanding Day

How a few minutes of laughter at work can boost your well-being and performance

 
Crisis Management in Civil Society—And What Companies Can Learn from It
WHU Knowledge

Crisis Management in Civil Society—And What Companies Can Learn from It

To-do lists, check lists, shopping lists. Lists are a rather common part of everyday life—and they could be vital integration and administrative tools…

 
Are Social Desirability Scales Even Desirable?
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Are Social Desirability Scales Even Desirable?

Why it is impossible to give the right response with social desirability scales

 
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

 
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

 

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