Strategy and Corporate Performance

Operational supply chain optimization: Recommendations for medium-sized companies

Was passiert, wenn Lieferketten stocken oder unterbrochen werden, wissen spätestens seit der Corona-Pandemie viele Unternehmen. Resilienz lautet nun das Gebot der Stunde. Doch ein neues Lieferkettendesign ist aufwändig und teuer, viele Mittelständler scheuen den großen Wurf. Wie sich die Lieferkette auch mit wenigen operativen Maßnahmen robuster und zukunftsfähig gestalten lässt, schildern enomyc-Director Dr. Tim Bauer und Partner Christian Zeller in ihrem Beitrag.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Operational supply chain optimization: Recommendations for medium-sized companies

Was passiert, wenn Lieferketten stocken oder unterbrochen werden, wissen spätestens seit der Corona-Pandemie viele Unternehmen. Resilienz lautet nun das Gebot der Stunde. Doch ein neues Lieferkettendesign ist aufwändig und teuer, viele Mittelständler scheuen den großen Wurf. Wie sich die Lieferkette auch mit wenigen operativen Maßnahmen robuster und zukunftsfähig gestalten lässt, schildern enomyc-Director Dr. Tim Bauer und Partner Christian Zeller in ihrem Beitrag.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

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

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.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Leadership tool? Dashboard!

Ist der Ausschuss zu hoch? Sind die Maschinen optimal ausgelastet? Haben die Kund:innen pünktlich gezahlt? Wer sein Unternehmen anhand definierter Kennzahlen steuern möchte, kommt kaum an einem Dashboard vorbei. Aber wie wird aus einem Dashboard eines, das Ihrem Unternehmen wirklich echten bringt?

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Taking advantage of the crisis before it's too late: How to boost your performance

The Corona pandemic and its consequences, including disruption of important supply chains and shortages of materials, have plunged many companies into a crisis that threatens their very existence. Small and medium-sized companies in particular are having to contend with double-digit falls in sales and earnings. Companies that failed to prepare for the crisis in good times have been hit particularly hard. So it's high time to tackle the issue of preventive restructuring now.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Change of leadership in the family - without the Prince Charles Syndrome

90 percent of German companies are family businesses. Often with a long tradition and several management changes from generation to generation. These handover processes are often complex. "A family-internal company handover is of great importance for all family members," finds Bessie Fischer-Bohn. The economist, psychotherapist and executive consultant has been accompanying families through the leadership transition for many years. Why do those who don't normally sit at the conference table also have to come to the table? How can the Prince Charles Syndrome be avoided? And what do families typically ignore?

Strategy and Corporate Performance

There is no one way to become a board member

Corona and no end - What does this actually mean for banks? How do financial institutions currently assess the competitiveness of their customers? How meaningful are profit and loss statements (P&L) after the numerous liquidity aids provided by the German government? How does Rita Herbers, member of the board of Hamburger Volksbank, experience the Corona pandemic and how did she become the first female board member in the 160-year history of Hamburger Volksbank?Rita Herbers, Member of the Board of Hamburger Volksbank, and our Managing Partner Uwe Köstens talk about this in the enomyc Podcast.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Tool introduced - and then?

The Corona pandemic has undoubtedly given digitization in Germany a major boost. But the momentum did not happen voluntarily everywhere. While young companies, in particular those with fluid structures and processes, are finding it easy to go digital, the comprehensive digitization of business processes is still meeting with resistance in many long-established companies.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

The New Demand: Talent Acquisition and Recruiting Today

Distance Leadership and the skills that can now make it easier for managers and remote teams: We recently talked about this with our Head of Human Resources Dr. Axel Hermeier. But what are the skills that hiring managers are paying more attention to than ever before? After all, the changes in the world of business and work have opened new job profiles and changed old ones. The focus on the fitting talents seems to have sharpened.What is increasingly important to companies in the search for talent and in the hiring process? And - vice versa: What new demands are increasingly being made of jobseekers? A look at the new challenges in talent acquisition and recruiting with Dr. Axel Hermeier.

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