I spoke with Dr. Christian Terfloth about how he and his two colleagues on the Executive Board have made Jowat a future-proof company.
I asked Paul Netzsch about what characterizes his new strategy for the future and how it affects his company and employees.
I spoke with Prof. Hermann Simon, among others, about the factors and strategies that make a company more future-proof.
3D printing will massively change logistics in the coming years. How can we already prepare for this today?
Forecast or vision? Angela Merkel’s 1 million electric cars on Germany’s roads by 2020. Helmut Kohl’s flourishing landscapes in the new federal states.
Actually, it’s quite simple. Mission and vision are very clearly definable and defined terms. Actually. And yet, a great many companies are doing it wrong, and even the large and supposedly very professional companies.
Even the best vision is of no use if you don’t communicate it effectively. And in such a way that it reaches the minds, hearts and hands of your employees and is consistently targeted in day-to-day business as an image of the future. In theory, this sounds logical and simple, but in practice it is anything but trivial. Therefore, this is where the work really begins.
– Less comparability – more unique position and margin
– No stagnation – more potential utilization and turnover
– Lower costs – higher yield
– Fewer financial worries – maximum enterprise value
– Less clumsiness – more motivation and performance
– Less fear and doubt – more confidence
– Fewer staff shortages – greater appeal to employees
– Less small stuff – more view of the whole
– Less complexity – more simplicity
– Less chaos – more productive agility