The Pros and cons of empathy

The construct of empathy has been the subject of socio-psychological research for many years. The guideline there is that empathy represents a desirable property with numerous advantages. Empathy is defined as the ability and willingness to recognize and understand...

Flawed communication of the executive floor

According to a recent study by Roland Berger and the universities of Geneva and St. Gallen, managers lack profound communication skills. Especially under pressure to succeed, CEOs and CSOs increasingly fail due to missing soft skills. When the skeptical perception of...

The age of the robots?

Self-driving cars, 3D-printers or humanoid robots – innovations like these make the IT sector one of the heaviest growing branches of industry there is right now. Economic automatization, however, also endangers numerous existing jobs, according to the authors of a...

The bigger the choice, the harder it is to choose

The internet and other modern media increasingly affect our private as well as our professional life. Associated with that is a steadily growing pile of information which is available at all times. This seemingly endless amount of data should, as a matter of fact,...

The crucial role of CMOs when it comes to change management

Digitalization and new technologies increasingly enhance CMOs’ areas of responsibility in corporations. What used to be “only” doing the advertising is nowadays keeping in view recent market trends and having a perpetual potential for innovation. Because of that CMOs...