Lack of Momentum in Diversity

In BOARD magazine Prof. Klaus Schweinsberg reports about the results of the „Board Diversity Index (BoDI)“: The index, authored by Klaus Schweinsberg, analyses the results of supervisory board elections since 2013 with special regards to diversity and plurality of offices. While there was a certain ambition in 2014 to elect new personalities into bodies rather than reappointing holder of the positions, the annual general meeting season 2015 was characterised by „a little bit more of the same“. There was little progress and partly even regression.

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2015 Cyber Security Report

To be successful, Industry 4.0 needs improved protection against cyber attacks: Almost 90 percent of political and economic decision-makers see IT security as the greatest challenge to achieving a complete transition to Industry 4.0, according to the latest Deutsche Telekom Cyber Security Report. In fact, a large majority of managers (84 percent) are convinced that the risk of attacks will rise with Industry 4.0, i.e. the intelligent networking of people, machines and production processes. According to managers, other Industry 4.0 related challenges include nationwide coverage with high-speed Internet (80 percent) and reaching agreement on unified global standards (81 percent). Deutsche Telekom’s Cyber Security Report, prepared by Allensbach Institute for Public Opinion Research and Centre for Strategy and Higher Leadership, is now being published for the fourth consecutive year.

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Almost the Usual Suspects

“Supervisory committees in DAX companies are changing excruciatingly slow. Only the proportion of women varies” manager magazin summarises the results of the Board Diversity Index 2015, developed by Prof. Klaus Schweinsberg. The current Index shows that it is still a long road ahead towards achieving greater diversity.

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More than a Question of Women’s Rights

Manager Magazin reports in its current edition about the ‘Board Diversity 2014’ Index developed by Prof. Klaus Schweinsberg. The Index measures the composition of Dax 30 Boards in respect of gender, nationaliy, education and age.

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Anständig führen (Attentive Leadership)

New on the shelves: The crises of the past years increased entrepreneurial risks in many respects. An eagerness to cope with situations of insecurity has become a core competence. What are the consequences for leaders? Klaus Schweinsberg draws from a wealth of experience gained as personal coach of executive managers and presents leadership principles, which have proven themselves over centuries: Decisiveness, clarity, attentiveness, perseverance, authenticity and sincerity.