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Digital Transformation - Personal Impressions from the Chinese Hinterland

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Agility and the Longing for Leadership

“Agile teams” are currently on everyone's lips. In fact, many companies have problems with employee motivation and their ability to transform. Do proven management methods have a future? Or are "agile teams" the silver bullet for our companies´ transformation?

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Phase-out Model "Boss"?

Cultures are diverse, right? The same goes for leadership. The boss of the future will have to consider new aspects of leadership. But one thing remains: managers must contribute value to their employees in order to lead them to success. And this value may have many facets.

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Source of Power for Transformations: Your Company´s "Soul“

Why companies need more for digitization than tech-talk and Chief Digitalization Officers, and why table football and incense sticks are not enough to master the transformation

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How to judge an employee's performance?

The right salary adjustment is always a challenge for managers and a source of dissatisfaction on the employee side. Maybe the idea of this blog entry will help you next time you have to decide on a performance evaluation.

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"Big Data without Big Ideas is Big Bullshit"

About the gold-rush atmosphere and fears of the future with the Internet of Things

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Are you fed up with "SMART" goals?

Business metrics – they’re a blessing and a curse. They are perfect for documenting progress and quantifying goals, but they also have a tendency to take on a life of their own. Why don´t you slow down KPI paranoia in your next target review meeting?

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Life is like a box of chocolate ...

Maybe Stefan Sommer thought about this Forrest Gump quote when he resigned from the CEO position of ZF Friedrichshafen last week.

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Never Underestimate the Power of Networks

A real world case that underlines that one should never underestimate the power of networks in enterprises.

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Organizations also need the smart Lazy Ones

Do the classic profiles for promotion still fit? Do enterprises really just need well structured, diligent and logically thinking managers and associates? Or is there more?

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