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May 19, 2022 News Germany

Outdated leadership methods and an outdated understanding of careers prevent effective leadership in many companies – Study “Companies in Change”

Shaping change is a fundamental management task. As a result, companies have been working for years to improve their leadership culture. According to the study “Companies in Transition,” however, a comprehensive change in mentality has yet to take place. For example, a traditional image of a manager still prevails in nearly every second company. For the study, business consultancy Staufen surveyed more than 350 top executives of German companies.

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March 3, 2022 News Germany

Eight out of ten companies trust financial investors to make a quicker turnaround than other shareholders/Staufen industry paper helps with the selection of the right investor – Private equity study

The German economy has provided a largely positive report on the private equity industry. Financial investors can assist companies as powerful partners especially in difficult situations, say 82% of companies. It is also expected that companies in crisis that have financial investors in their ownership group can succeed in making a quicker turnaround. In an industry analysis by the corporate consulting company Staufen, for which more than 200 shareholders, chairs, and managing directors of German companies were surveyed, it also becomes clear that private equity managers are frequently lacking a deep understanding of the operative day-to-day business of the companies in their portfolio.

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February 10, 2022 News Germany

Industry Paper Private Equity – Financial investments are in demand – now more than ever.

Many private equity managers are currently facing difficult tasks – also due to the impact of the corona crisis on the supply chain. Great potentials are no longer hidden in the balance sheets. Instead, the goal is to harmonize existing systems, optimize organizations, and achieve sustainability goals. This can only be achieved with a profound understanding of what happens on the factory floor.

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January 25, 2022 News Germany

Knowledge gaps in the workforce jeopardize future viability / Development of expertise in German companies is faltering – Study “Companies in Change”

The “Change Readiness Index 2022” surveyed by the management consultancy Staufen shows: German companies are making little progress in developing expertise on future issues. Not even every second company considers the current level of knowledge of its employees regarding topics such as Industry 4.0 or digitalization to be good. For the survey, Staufen AG interviewed more than 350 top executives of German companies as part of its “Companies in Transition” study.

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January 11, 2022 News Germany

Only one in four companies is ambitiously pursuing a green strategy – Study “Companies in Transition”

Energy and material savings are now part of everyday business in Germany. However, the path toward sustainability has so far generally taken place without a specific plan. According to the current study “Companies in Transition,” only 26 percent of companies consistently pursue an overall green strategy. For the study, business consultancy Staufen surveyed more than 350 top executives of German companies.

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December 16, 2021 Global news, News Germany

Once again, Staufen AG is among Germany’s best management consultancies – Lean management experts are increasingly bringing their operational strength to bear on sustainability projects – Hidden Champions 2022

As in previous years, Staufen AG has been awarded the title of Best Lean Management Consultancy in the eighth installment of the prestigious “Hidden Champions” industry study. It also ranks among the top-ranking leaders in the areas of production, R&D, technology management, operational efficiency, shop floor management, global footprint, and Industry 4.0. For the study, the Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Management und Beratung (Scientific Society for Management and Consulting), headed by Prof. Dietmar Fink, surveyed more than 1,000 executives from major German companies.

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Staufen Magazine A journal for change.

Successful companies are future-oriented and anticipate major upheavals of tomorrow. With our magazine, we offer orientation and show how companies can overcome the challenges of widely diversified supply chains or the establishment of sustainable processes.

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