Family businesses have a different logic

In the next five years, the business succession is expected to take place in approx. 135,000 companies in Germany. Within the context of such generation change, SEDLÁK & PARTNER will support a leading bread and baked goods producer. Family-owned businesses follow their own logic Time and again, the organizational type “family-owned business” confronts stakeholders and…

Making company culture tangible

Innovation and culture Innovation is born through creativity and change. In order to capitalize on both of these factors, a company needs a culture that encourages open-mindedness and commitment. A suitable company culture is crucial for success, yet most companies do not really understand their own company culture. Understanding company culture Culture is hard to…

SEDLÁK & PARTNER supports Initiative of Chinese Government

PERFORMANCE SIMULATOR® is designed to prepare teachers for the future. In context of the Chinese governmental initiative, which aims at a middle- to long-term reform of the educational system, Prof. Zhiting Zhu and Prof. Hanbing Yan initiated a comprehensive training program. The primary goal of this program is to improve the educational opportunities and study achievements of pupils and students through…

Overcome organizational blindness

Organizations are operatively closed and cognitively open to their environment What are the implications for the management? Since an organization’s environment typically has a cumulatively higher complexity than can be displayed within its own organizational structure, organizations need to reduce complexity by selecting relevant environments, thereby allowing them to remain stable and active systems. It is…

Innovative Customer Segmentation Opens Up New Business Opportunities

Werner Heisenberg, Nobel Prize winner in physics writes on the topic of  ‘different viewpoints and reality’: “We cannot unambiguously identify, which interpretation of reality is the right one. One interpretation can be right for a certain purpose, another can be right for a different one.“ Customer Segmentation is a specific construction of reality, heavily influenced…