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Business Lessons Learned from the Bayern Munich Debacle

A few days after the Champions League finale Munich is still struggling to cope with the hard reality they are facing: 2012 and for the second time (after 2010) the Bavarian team has failed, and this in spite of having some of the world´s best players, to win one title, Saturday’s game just being the […]

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The End of Change Management

Classically Change Management is perceived as the art of helping employees to accept and embrace (strategic) changes to their business environment. HR and Communication were the usual owners of any transformation project, but looking back at the last few years I guess that not only should the scope be widened to enclose managers and leaders […]

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Standardization Across Cultures

Karin Stumpf held a keynote at the International Change Management Conference in Madrid. The topic of her speech was standardization across cultures. Download the pdf of the Webinar  

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Learning is changing, changing is learning

When we change our behaviors, develop our skills or deepen our knowledge we have gone through learning. Asking companies to become more flexible and adaptive requires them to look at their learning and training processes. By this I don’t only mean class room led training or any courses offered by the training organization, I mean […]

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Acrasio Study on Strategic and Competitive Intelligence

We have recently conducted a study focusing on strategy and market intelligence Executives in large corporations in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. The main findings are: 1. Competitive Pressure is high and increasing over the next 5 years 2. Strategic work relies on Strategic Intelligence activities 3. Data-availability and short-term requests are the main challenges Market […]

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