Internationalization Strategies for Successful Expansion

Smart internationalisation strategies can provide a competitive advantage in times of market volatility. Targeted expansion can increase sales and minimize risks. Therefore, internationalization can significantly contribute to a company’s long-term competitiveness. This article explains the importance of an international strategy in today’s world, with a focus on the opportunities available to SMEs from the DACH […]

Strategic planning within companies

Due to the increasing trend of globalisation, companies must position themselves well, especially in the long term. Strategic planning sets the direction for the next three to five years to achieve important goals, whether to increase competitiveness or gain market share. Strategic alignment can be multifaceted and encompass various aspects. In this article, we explain […]

The Future of Work: Embracing Technological Advancements

In recent decades, workplaces across the globe have experienced unprecedented transformations. Globalization, digitalization, and innovative work models have ushered in remarkable advancements. These innovations drive greater efficiency and the flexibility essential for maintaining competitiveness. The term “Future of Work” aptly encapsulates this evolution. However, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the DACH region have been […]

Outsourcing to Asia

In today’s business landscape, companies in the DACH region face immense challenges due to rapidly increasing competitive pressure. Customers not only expect consistently higher quality and better services, but also competitive prices. Outsourcing to Asia can be the ideal solution as it offers the advantages of lower costs, a well-trained workforce, and greater flexibility. However, […]

Market Development: Definition, Approach & Criteria

In order for a company to operate successfully in the long term, it must be able to assess the market and its future movements as accurately as possible. It is essentially a matter of gaining important data on market development in order to make correct decisions. In this context, the term “market forecast,” which is […]

Change Management Process: Definition, Models & Methods

A company needs to constantly adapt and adjust to new market conditions in order to remain successful in the long run. Otherwise, it runs the risk of missing out on important trends, technologies, and opportunities and being overtaken by competitors. However, changes can also pose a huge challenge that needs to be mastered in the […]

The Great Resignation: How to deal with it?

Over the past few years, we have read time and again about large waves of employee layoffs spanning numerous industries. The USA in particular was hit hard by the so-called “Great Resignation” and had to find short-term solutions to avert the worst. But even in the DACH region, the restrictions and losses caused by the […]

Business development – definition and guidance

In the modern business world, it is important for companies to promote growth with targeted measures. Making it possible to win new customers, open new markets and ultimately increase turnover. Increasing globalisation has further intensified the competitive situation and put many companies under pressure. This is exactly where business development comes in to help you […]

What are critical success factors in management?

Assessment and review of critical success factors are an important means to be able to achieve goals in the company. They help an organisation or department to focus attention on the essential factors that need to be improved. As a first step, they have to be defined in a meaningful way in order to be […]

What is turnaround management?

Globalisation is putting increasing pressure on SMEs in the DACH region to operate as efficiently and competitively as possible. However, not all of them succeed in this endeavor, and quickly find themselves in a state of financial emergency. In situations such as these, a fast and targeted turnaround management is vital to put the company […]