In the middle of a pandemic with more economic uncertainty than ever, you would think that companies would abandon old planning practices. The same was said post the financial crisis. In spite of this many companies continue to use budgeting as their main yearly planning exercise. Here is how one
Most companies have been hit hard by the COVID-19 health crisis and it’s turning into a nasty economic crisis too. However, once countries start gaining control over the health situation it’s time to focus on regaining the shareholder value we lost to the virus. This is not going to be
Please find below the article of Mr Anders Liu-Lindberg, a recognized advisor to senior finance and controlling executives and an Interim Business Partner of Business PartneringInstitute.org. The Coronavirus situation is critical, and companies are taking actions across the board. The real problem though is that we don’t know how long this
Coronavirus has forced millions of Germans to work remotely. One minister wants this to continue, even after the threat from the virus has passed. Workers should have the right to work from home, German Labor and Social Affairs Minister Hubertus Heil told the tabloid Bild am Sonntag. The newspaper said he plans
Video chat is helping us stay employed and connected. But what makes it so tiring – and how can we reduce ‘Zoom fatigue’? Your screen freezes. There’s a weird echo. A dozen heads stare at you. There are the work huddles, the one-on-one meetings and then, once you’re done for
German employees are struggling with their age – the young do not feel qualified enough, the older ones are worried that companies prefer young applicants. And lack of time is also a problem for Germans. Young, dynamic and self-confident: young employees do not feel up to the demands of everyday
The question in the title has a different echo within a company than competition between market players. Yet, we often see logistics and sourcing as well as controlling and finance getting into conflicts within the company. However, in most cases, the conflicts are not due to professional, but personal issues.
For decades, women have played a significant role in networking, an important area of business. Not only are they present, but they are also successful in these networking processes. On the one hand, this is no surprise, as throughout history women have been able to exercise this competence in smaller,
(Magyar) Sokan álmodozunk a négynapos munkahétről. A közelmúltban megjelent finn álhírrel kapcsolatos reakciók is ezt mutatják. Egyelőre már az is elegendő lenne, ha a munkaidő rugalmasabb lehetne. Carla Baum írása, 2020. január 9. A hír túl szép volt, hogy igaz legyen: Sanna Marin, újonnan megválasztott finn miniszterelnök napi hatórás munkanapra és négynapos munkahétre tesz javaslatot. Gyorsan terjednek a finn koalíciós kormány állítólagos tervei a közösségi médiában. A 34 éves anya, a világ legfiatalabb miniszterelnöke, nem csak a politikába, hanem a munka világába is friss szemléletet hoz. Ez rendben is van. De még sincs. Nem sokkal később a finn kormány a Twitteren egyértelművé teszi, hogy a négynapos hét nem része az új kormányprogramnak, hanem csupán egy ötlet, amelyet Marin mutatott be augusztusban egy panel beszélgetésen.
A crisis is not only a professional but also a psychical challenge that has to be managed by an interim manager.
Many people think that 10-20, or even 30 years spent in professional organizations, mean plenty of professional knowledge to clean up a department or area in a company within 3 to 6, 9 months. Professional experience is a tremendous value in becoming an interim manager. If you have also been