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WHU Knowledge

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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.

Monsanto, Investors and Demand in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Finance & Accounting

Monsanto, Investors and Demand in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Bayer CFO Wolfgang Nickl in the Leading Corporate Transformation Podcast

 
Business Model Innovations Are Key to Success
WHU Knowledge

Business Model Innovations Are Key to Success

Three factors determine how profitable innovations will be

 
Speeding Up the Energy Transition
WHU Knowledge

Speeding Up the Energy Transition

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

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

“Holdings Mean Growth for the Family Company”

From family business to entrepreneurial family

 
“We Have Bad News”
Finance & Accounting

“We Have Bad News”

Professor Markus Rudolf on the economic situation in Germany

 
A Look at the Cost Explosion in the Healthcare System
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A Look at the Cost Explosion in the Healthcare System

Why pharmaceutical expenditures in Germany will drastically increase over time

 
"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

 
“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

 
Having What Others Can’t
WHU Knowledge

Having What Others Can’t

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

 
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