Trainees back to school!

Closures of schools have not only had a devastating effect on pupils from general schools. Vocational students also spend a relevant part of their training at the vocational school. These have been equally limited in the past one and a half years without any public interest. Managing Director Jeannine Budelmann describes the impact on the quality of vocational training and thus on the largest capital of our society in DIE WELT. Her claim is clear: Leave the schools open!

Component scarcity in the Cicero

We encounter electronic components unconsciously every day in a variety of ways. How much we depend on these small parts has become more and more evident during the last few months. Due to fires in some plants, trade restrictions and increased demand for consumer electronics during the Corona pandemic many of these small parts become scarce. Managing Director Jeannine Budelmann spoke to the Cicero about the impact on the German electronics industry. The enlightening text can be found in the July 2021 edition of the Cicero.

Inspiration for innovation

Innovation often arises when completely different people communicate with each other. In an appealing, creative ambience and with an openness to other ideas, heterogeneous teams can perform real wonders. The fact that these principles were missed out during the pandemic can be seen, among other things, in the number of patent applications. Read more in the current column by Jeannine Budelmann for markt & wirtschaft westfalen.

Post-agile leadership

Jeannine Budelmann writes about the sense and nonsense of agile leadership methods in her current column for Markt und Mittelstand. It is important to reinvent oneself again and again, also with regard to the right management instruments. Published in Markt und Mittelstand, issue 03/2021.