Strategy and Corporate Performance

Distance leadership: the skills it needs are now a must for leaders

Interview with Dr. Axel Hermeier, Head of Human Resources

The pandemic has acted as a catalyst for the implementation of digital processes in companies. Apart from enormous IT purchases and the new learning of digital applications, New Work is becoming more and more pervasive: a structural change in the working world as we knew it before. Remote work and home office: What was otherwise an exception is increasingly becoming mainstream.

Strategy and Corporate Performance

Distance leadership: the skills it needs are now a must for leaders

The pandemic has acted as a catalyst for the implementation of digital processes in companies. Apart from enormous IT purchases and the new learning of digital applications, New Work is becoming more and more pervasive: a structural change in the working world as we knew it before. Remote work and home office: What was otherwise an exception is increasingly becoming mainstream.

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We have had an exhilarating first few months

enomyc last year founded its first foreign subsidiary, enomyc SAS in France. Paris-based Partners Alain Parent and Guillaume Bastien talk about bringing their experience of the corporate world into top consulting, advising an exciting range of international clients, triggering stage three of their start-up’s fast rise into orbit – and wine and beer.

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Out of the Crisis with an Improved Cost Position

When a recession of almost historic proportions hit many industries following the financial crisis over 12 years ago, most companies were utterly unprepared. The same happened again to many companies last year. While the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis was marked by pure economic survival instinct, companies are now faced with the challenge of finding the right strategic position to emerge from the crisis. What is important in that context?

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Higher Margin Despite Pandemic?

No foundries would bring everything to a stop: no cars on the roads, no spinning wind turbines or airplanes in the sky. Heating, plumbing, beer tapping would be out of the question and no windows or doors could open without handles. Recycling and upcycling ‒ they too are unthinkable without casting. The foundry industry, however, is also suffering significantly from the effects of the global pandemic. What are the biggest hurdles of the present for the industry and how can companies overcome them?

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Mentoring: These are the Benefits for Companies and Employees

Challenge, encourage, and feedback - these are the three components of our mentoring program. Dr. Axel Hermeier, Head of HR at enomyc was a mentee himself, and thinks: "Mentoring programs are a necessity". Why especially in the consulting business? How do companies and employees in general benefit from mentoring? What is the concrete situation at enomyc, and what recommendations does Dr. Hermeier have for companies wishing to introduce mentoring programs? Learn more in our interview.

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Protection from the bankruptcy of others: Is that even possible? And if so, how?

The current crisis not only has a major impact on the liquidity of companies: It also affects their payment morale. The focus is on existing contracts - as well as on future business relationships. What options do entrepreneurs have in the event of their business partners going bankrupt? Which contractual clauses are important for existing and future business relationships? We asked Reiner Winkelbauer, business mathematician, experienced managing director and CFO in the aerospace and pharmaceutical industries.

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Time To Sweat Harder: Urban Heroes founder Jo Braun continues to focus on growth

Corona hits the fitness industry hard, but in the midst of the crisis something new is emerging: Jo Braun trusts in her Hero Mindset and continues to focus on growth despite Corona. She is Urban Heroes founder, thoroughbred entrepreneur and an absolute power woman - in the enomyc Podcast, she talks to us about her founding phase, how she successfully brought the concept of HIIT training to Germany, and how she was one of the first to establish the term "Boutique Fitness" in Germany.

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Obsolescence Management: When the Old Machine Has to Continue Running

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Use sales power to put the crisis behind you

The mighty Association of German Industry (BDI) recently said the country’s "export-oriented economy must prepare itself for difficult times” in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. In view of such gloomy forecasts, it’s always heartening to hear about companies that are flourishing in the crisis and making use of unexpected opportunities – serving customers that had been out of touch for a long time in considerable volumes.

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Service: How Organizational Anchoring Works

While the demand for garden furniture is rising, Lufthansa is waving the “homecoming guarantee” flag, clearly demonstrating that homogeneous customer needs can be identified and translated into intelligent and profitable services, especially in times of crisis. Which service has inspired you most recently and why? How can the service business be organizationally anchored in the company, and what requirements result from this for service sales?

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Supply Chain Realignment - a ten-point action plan

The coronavirus crisis has not created a supply chain problem – it has created thousands of different types. The various supply-chain systems, the different sectoral structures, the peculiarities of each company mean there are many different weaknesses. Our ten-point plan shows companies how they can deal with their very specific supply-chain problems.

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Supply chain realignment – different solutions for different problems

The fate of our global supply chains has even occupied the tabloid press in recent weeks. As the coronavirus spread, it worried about empty supermarkets shelves, idle car factories, an entire economy on the verge of ruin. When an issue makes the leap from consultants’ presentations to, say, Germany’s Bild newspaper, the situation must be dramatic.

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