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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.

“Holdings Mean Growth for the Family Company”
Family Business & Mittelstand

“Holdings Mean Growth for the Family Company”

From family business to entrepreneurial family

 
“Creating a Sustainable Future Through Impact Investing”
Family Business & Mittelstand

“Creating a Sustainable Future Through Impact Investing”

Dagmar Nixdorf on investing capital reasonably to foster ESG standards

 
Too Young. Too Female. Too Diverse.
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Too Young. Too Female. Too Diverse.

Why the boardrooms at family businesses are less diverse than those at other companies

 
“Family businesses are remarkably resilient”
Family Business & Mittelstand

“Family businesses are remarkably resilient”

Professor Nadine Kammerlander on what effects 2022, a year characterized by crisis, had on family businesses

 
Giving Up the Past and Designing a New Future
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Giving Up the Past and Designing a New Future

How family businesses can rejuvenate pre-established structures, keep their business model cost effective, and secure survival in the times of crisis

 
Old Companies, New Challenges
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Old Companies, New Challenges

The capital that mid-sized, family-led companies can use to master digitalization

 
From Hidden Champion to Open Champion
Family Business & Mittelstand

From Hidden Champion to Open Champion

Marantec CEO Kerstin Hochmüller on the readiness for change

 
Back to Entrepreneurship with the Family Office
Family Business & Mittelstand

Back to Entrepreneurship with the Family Office

David Zimmer, Director of Kalodion, on the advantages of the family office

 
More Enthusiasm through Employment at Family Businesses
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More Enthusiasm through Employment at Family Businesses

How family CEOs ensure positive emotions and lower staff turnover

 
Why Foundations Have to Be Managed Like Companies
Family Business & Mittelstand

Why Foundations Have to Be Managed Like Companies

Professor Nadine Kammerlander in a talk with the Wittenstein Foundation

 

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