An unusually large number of Germany’s 1500-plus global market leaders are based in Baden-Württemberg."Made in Germany" travels to the southern German state to find out how so many local companies have managed to turn little-known products into export hits. What is their secret of success?
With billions of euros in losses, the fallout from questionable deals, and a string of legal issues, co-CEOs Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen of Deutsche Bank are putting out fires on multiple fronts.
Lawsuits in the US and Britain are expected to result in further penalties. Banking authorities are also taking a hard look at the financial institute. There’s little sign yet of the "change in culture” that was announced by the new management. Report by Dorothea Topf
The German state of Baden-Württemberg boasts an unusually large number of local companies that have made it big on the global market. That’s in large part due to the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of its residents. We take a look at how so many local companies have taken little-known products and turned them into export hits.
Report by Julia Henrichmann
Germany currently boasts the largest number of mid-sized companies that are global market leaders. But how much longer can the country maintain this position - especially with many Chinese firms now vying for the top spot? We speak with our studio guest, management consultant Bernd Venohr.
Natural disasters destroy infrastructure and have devastating consequences on local populations. In highly-developed countries, reconstruction efforts can help boost the economy. In less-developed nations, the economy often suffers. But should we be assessing these catastrophes solely on their economic aspects? Economists, businesses and insurance companies certainly do.
Report by Claudia Laszczak
A big bus full of young entrepreneurs from all over the world, all dreaming of their own startup - that’s what the StartupBus Africa is all about. Organized and accompanied by young German entrepreneurs, the bus is on a road trip from Harare to Cape Town, a voyage of about 2,500 kilometers. Along the way, they’re coming up with creative new ideas that will be presented to investors.
Report by Jürgen Schneider