May 19, 2022 News Germany

Outdated leadership methods and an outdated understanding of careers prevent effective leadership in many companies – Study “Companies in Change”

Shaping change is a fundamental management task. As a result, companies have been working for years to improve their leadership culture. According to the study “Companies in Transition,” however, a comprehensive change in mentality has yet to take place. For example, a traditional image of a manager still prevails in nearly every second company. For the study, business consultancy Staufen surveyed more than 350 top executives of German companies.

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May 12, 2022 News Germany

Only one in four mechanical and plant engineering companies selects its suppliers according to ecological criteria/Green potential in the supply chain still often untapped – Study

According to the current study “Green Transformation in Mechanical and Plant Engineering,” sustainability criteria have so far only played a minor role in supplier selection in the industry. Although the supply chain offers numerous starting points for green transformation in mechanical engineering, these are yet to be optimally utilized. In order to achieve the self-imposed climate targets, closer integration between manufacturers and suppliers is necessary. For the study, business consultancy Staufen surveyed more than 150 companies from the German mechanical and plant engineering sector.

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