Learning in the Era of Digital Transformation

December 5, 2017

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy Digital transformation, i.e., the integration of digital technology into all areas of business, is significantly influencing all aspects of learning – the who, why, […]

Disruptive Organizations

November 21, 2017

Breaking New Grounds Departing from familiar paths to look for new ways, leaving everything behind – that‘s hard. Those who do not adapt to ever changing environmental conditions are at a disadvantage. This piece of […]

MBS “Women in Leadership” Podium

September 29, 2017

On Thursday, October 12, 7 pm, Munich Business School will host the MBS “Women in Leadership” Podium. The event will take place at the MBS Lounge (ground floor) at Munich Business School’s premises in Elsenheimerstraße […]

Korn Ferry at MBS

April 25, 2017

Just today, Wolfgang Schmidt-Soelch, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry, was invited by MBS professor Dr. Arnd Albrecht to Munich Business School within his International Leadership class to give a presentation on leadership in general […]

Leadership 4.0

March 31, 2017

Leadership 4.0 is the answer to Industry 4.0. To some, it is a threat. To others, an opportunity. Is the next industrial revolution ahead? According to experience and for logical reasons, every industrial revolution will […]

MBS Dine & Discuss: The Future of Leadership

September 23, 2016

“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others” – this is how Bill Gates has once described the future of leadership. A well-known definition by a man who […]

Leadership in Change: New Competencies for Leaders Required

July 29, 2016

The working world is undergoing relentless change, with industries consolidating in a global environment. These processes require professional change management. This represents a direct challenge for leaders, as they have to ask themselves questions like: […]

A Stellar Guest

July 27, 2016

Just recently, MBA General Management students warmly welcomed a stellar guest speaker to their “Modern Leadership and Corporate Development” class: Dr. Massimo Tarenghi, former representative of European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile overseeing the VLT […]

The Consequences of a German Leadership Role Within the EU

April 1, 2016

MBS hosted the post-graduate workshop titled “Europe and the world” within the DBA program. Pressing issues around the European Union were the subjects of a scientific, profoundly fact-based examination of imminent challenges. One of the […]

MBS Alumni Reunion 2015: A Caribbean Night

July 3, 2015

A Caribbean Night – this was the motto of the MBS Alumni Reunion 2015. Matching the motto, MBS had invited its former students to the “Caribbean Embassy”, Munich’s finest Caribbean restaurant. Approximately 50 alumni and also […]

Project Management ‒ A Decathlon Discipline

December 12, 2014

Why was the airport for greater Berlin literally built on sand? Why does the project of the Elbphilharmonie have the water up to its neck? There has been project management ever since the time when […]

Generation Y – What They Really Want

November 28, 2014

Generation Y (GenY): a generation with new behavioral patterns and needs. Everyone talks about them and the hype around them surely has not gone unnoticed by any HR professional in the world. But amongst all […]

Business Coaching ‒ The New Leadership Competence

November 21, 2014

Management and leadership competences are helpful, but no longer sufficient by any means. Business coaching competence is the benchmark for successful leadership, because it is an approach that allows employees’ potential to unfold to the […]

How does Leadership Work? ‒ Trends in Employee Motivation

October 17, 2014

Motivated employees are not only more satisfied, they also work more productively. Each year, the Gallup Engagement Index shows the devastating consequences that insufficient employee retention can have for companies. Motivation is an active and […]

Shared Leadership: Sailors to the Steering Wheel

October 10, 2014

Leadership is a ubiquitous topic, until recently advocating the belief: Take control! This principle was applied not only to the control of companies, but also to supervising projects and employees. Why then should the captain […]