The Catholic Church needs women – the Pope could easily go one step further

On Pentecost Sunday this year, the latest efforts at curia reform came into effect with the Praedicate Evangelium. In the structural realignment of the governing and administrative bodies of the Catholic Church, Professor Klaus Schweinsberg sees the second step of a governance strategy of Pope Francis confirmed. Top offices are now also open to lay people and thus to women. The guest commentary puts up for discussion further courageous steps that can point to the future with a view to canonical traditions.

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What leaders can learn from officer talent

In its May issue, Manager Magazin reports on “Military Leadership” and what civilian managers can learn from it. Professor Klaus Schweinsberg has been working on this topic for many years and has his say in the article:
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Survey: Baerbock gains approval thanks to crisis management

Our latest security report shows who the strong personality in the federal cabinet is in the current situation: Annalena Baerbock. The defense minister, on the other hand, is a total failure in the eyes of the Germans. Only 16 percent of the population think Christine Lambrecht is doing a good job. 34 percent don’t think she’s doing a good job – and another 50 percent don’t know her or don’t trust themselves to pass judgment. The mood is quite different for Annalena Baerbock. In our last security report in January, she was still rated extremely poorly. Now, however, the critical votes have dropped from 60 percent to 28 percent. 46 percent of Germans say she is doing a good job.

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Discours Franco Allemand

René Obermann, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airbus SE and former CEO of Deutsche Telekom, was the first guest at the new French-German leadership discourse and answered questions about leadership and career.

The new series of events of the ESCP Business School was moderated by Professor Dr. Klaus Schweinsberg, Chairman and Founder of the Centre for Strategy and Higher Leadership and Affiliate Professor at ESCP Paris.

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Stress Test 2020

The crisis triggered by corona virus is the ultimate stress test for politics and business. Within a matter of weeks, the world was faced with a degree of uncertainty unseen since World War II.

The most important skill now is uncertainty competence. Whoever still dreams of a return to security and predictabiity will fail. The key to success will be to navigate the fog of uncertainty. It is not only a matter of “managing a crisis” but of “overcoming a crisis”, even if this sometimes means nothing more than “surviving a crisis”. What does this mean for business executives? Klaus Schweinsberg is a global consultant for leaders in complex leadership situations. In this book, he describes what matters when things get really critical.