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Phoenix from the Ashes - Turnaround as a real Opportunity

by Dr. Wulf Rendtorff, Ralph Hesse, Sibo Sollors and Robert Dominovic. Economic crises like COVID-19, and disruption generally, act like fire accelerants for ailing companies. Incipient commoditization of the Business model and changing customer needs can quickly push a company to the brink. For banks and shareholders, the immediate question in such cases is whether further financing of the restructuring is reasonable and can be achieved within the required time. In these circumstances, a consultant is not enough: the parties need an experienced partner who can manage the situation and set the direction for all stakeholders.

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NextGen Digital

by Konstantin Wrona and Robert Dominovic.The company of the future? Providing digital solutions to customers and being digital itself. Both need to happen. With direction and at scale. Time to envision, transform and deliver.

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Cash is King

by Dr. Wulf Rendtorff, Johannes Tüxen and Robert Dominovic. But just like in chess you need all the pieces engaged in an smart and flexible strategy to protect the king and win the game. In times of crisis liquidity becomes significantly more important. Volatile markets require more resilience and available financing can quickly dry up. Optimizing your net working capital provides you with the needed flexibility to release trapped cash shortly, to avoid covenant breaches and to steer your company in turbulent times.

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Research

Sales Excellence
In Time
Of Crisis

By Gerhard Nenning and Robert Dominovic. Customer Centricity is Key. We are in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic and many companies are in pure crisis mode: securing supply chains and managing costs and especially cash. This is important but there is evidence that the economic crisis will last longer – until at least Q4 2020. So it is not just about managing the crisis but about quipping sales to win market share and utilize the crisis.

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Periodical

The
Charm
of
Contradictions

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Periodical

Taking Risks
When
Others Hesistate

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Research

Next Gen
Corp

By Konstantin Wrona, Stefan Heppelmann, Markus Pertl, Gerhard Nenning. An organizational blueprint to boost both, stability and flexibility. We want to improve the speed of decision-making. Silo mentality and traditional hierarchies are driving us crazy. The megatrend ...

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Impulse

AI Made
in China

By Stefan Asenkerschbaumer, CFO, Robert Bosch. China has its sights set on AI as a key technology. Leaders of the world's advanced economies agree that artificial intelligence will be the universal technology of the 21st century ...

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Research

Leadership
in a Digital
Universe

By Thomas Berner, Sibo Sollors. How to organize transformation. Grown companies trying to become agile. Startups trying to create structures. The ability to ...

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Idea

Why Being Agile
is the Future
of Working

By Markus Steilemann, CEO, Covestro. Digitisation accelerates competition. To keep up, companies must revolutionize themselves. Agility is the key....

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Research

Why own
it?

By Gerhard Nenning, Stefan Heppelmann. Separating Ownership from Operations with Capital Light? Low interest rates and excess liquidity have reached bizarre levels. "Capital Light" enables companies to ...

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THINK TANK

TOMORROW
LAND

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Research

Fighting Bureaucracy
Sustainable Reduction
of corporate complexity

By Konstantin Wrona, Stefan Heppelmann. Slow decision making, long email lists, non-value adding alignment rounds. Despite major efficiency programs, complexity and bureaucracy are driving us crazy. The way forward is to direct a powerful toolbox ...

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by Joel Stern and Bennet Stewart, with a vision true today: If economic principles don’t reflect the view held by the majority, we are happy to go against the flow!

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OWNED BY ITS ACTIVE PARTNERS

consulting from the center of gravity in an open universe of know how

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PERIODICAL

THE
CHARM
OF
CONTRADICTIONS

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PERIODICAL

TAKING
RISKS
WHEN
OTHERS
HESISTATE

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Thought

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Stern
Stewart
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Africa

Our
greenest
project

Farming in Sub Sahara Africa is really tough. Beekeeping has so many benefits. Our greenest project serves nature and provides additional income to 3,000 farmers. We are West Africas largest …

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Africa

Empowering
Women

Educating women means educating a country. That is where our Alpha project comes in… With our literacy program, every year thousands of women in Burkina Faso learn how to read and write

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Africa

Educating
a new generation of leaders –
the burkina institute of
technology

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PERIODICAL

FROM
GENESIS
TO REVELATION

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WHEN OTHERS
HESITATE

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