Strategy and Corporate Performance

From dealer contract to agency model: Why car dealers don't lose out

Interview with Jan Brandt, expert on turnaround and new business models

Material shortages, delivery stoppages, rising energy costs. Sustainability targets, digitalization and electromobility: the automotive industry is under pressure to transform like almost no other. There is no choice in this. It is compelled to transform itself, must reinvent itself, must question the tried and tested - such as network structures, contracts and sales systems - and it is doing so. A conversation with Jan Brandt, interim manager and expert for turnaround and new business models.

Digital Strategy

Artificial intelligence in German SMEs:  Still hype or already a part of everyday life?

"The concept of "artificial intelligence" has such surgically specific approaches that hardly anyone can talk about it in a qualified way, if they do not have a deeper involvement," said Franz Wenzel, Senior Consultant at enomyc. He is currently doing his doctorate in energy law on the subject of "Smart metering and flexible consumers". The aim for this article is "to demystify the nebulous term "AI"." 

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Post merger integration - part 2: The levels of a successful integration strategy

Die M&A-Analyse ist erfolgt, der Due Diligence-Prozess abgeschlossen. Wie können Unternehmen es nun zu nachhaltigem Integrationserfolg bringen? „Mit der richtigen Integrationsstrategie“, weiß Florian Tretau, Director bei enomyc. Die Praxis zeigt allerdings, dass vielen Unternehmen eine Strategie fehlt oder dass sie die Dauer und den Aufwand des Integrationsprozesses unterschätzen und zu spät in den Integrationsprozess starten. Was ist die Basis einer erfolgreichen Integrationsstrategie und welche einzelnen Ebenen müssen bewältigt werden?

Corporate Finance

Post merger integration - part 1: How can sustainable integration success be achieved?

Many entrepreneurs and managers associate high expectations with an acquisition. However, according to practical experience, these are often not fulfilled. What are the main reasons for this? Are there typical sources of error? How can entrepreneurs uncover them and achieve a sustainable integration process? Florian Tretau, director at enomyc, reports on the decision-supporting instruments of M&A analysis and due diligence.

Digital Strategy

Bitcoins and co.: Are tax-free profits finally possible?

If you have opened the financial section of a major newspaper or read up online in the last few weeks, you have certainly also recognized that the performance of the virtual currencies has been subject to considerable ups and downs. These present certain investment opportunities for the interested investor. At the same time, however, the following questions arise regarding expected returns: Can the potential profits generated from Bitcoins and the like be assessed tax-free? And what about possible losses – is there then a tax cut?

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Family affairs - the dos and don’ts of the company handover

Martin Hammer, managing partner of enomyc, comes from an entrepreneurial family and is himself a father and founder. What has his experience from over 300 handover projects with the family businesses taught him? When should entrepreneurs think about succession and become active about it? What are the most common reasons why succession processes fail, and which factors make a successful company handover possible in the first place?

Digital Transformation

Automotive sales in upheaval: How can dealers compensate?

The automotive industry is undergoing a significant transformation: new technologies are emerging; society and law are driving change; emission standards are being enforced; the automotive market in Germany is a temporary collapsing decline; and cell phone user behavior is also changing. Questions have arisen about the drive technologies of the future, electromobility, digitization, autonomous driving, and AI. How does the digital age influence customer thinking, and how can medium-sized car dealers in particular effectively adapt to it? Dr. Daniel Tomic, partner at enomyc, has dealt with the topic in more detail.

News

enomyc once again at the ICU scholarship final in Frankfurt

enomyc was again part of the ICU Scholarship Final in Frankfurt. The scholarship of the QX-Quarterly Crossing Network of Excellence for students of all disciplines supports leadership talent by making them visible to top decision makers and by participating in various events. The QX network has been in existence since 1995 and now has over 2,000 members ranging from students to board members.

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