Artificiality and Sustainability in Entrepreneurship

The Chair for Entrepreneurship has published a new open access book on the topic "Artificiality and Sustainability in Entrepreneurship".

Global Production Academy 2022: 4. Site Visit at CLAAS

Our fourth and last meeting of our Global Production Academy 2022 took place at CLAAS in Harsewinkel this week.

As a globally leading agricultural machinery manufacturer CLAAS shared current insights into its production and its risk mitigation strategy for the global production network. In joint discussion rounds with our consortium together with Herrenknecht, CLAAS, FACC, HOMAG, MTU Aero Engines, Balluff, PERI and our research partner the wbk Institute of Production Science (wbk-KIT) we could collect and define valuable successful practices  

Once again, we would like to express our sincere thanks to all participating companies for their exciting insights, our great discussions and openness in all four meetings. We are already looking forward to continuing our discussions in 2023.

If you would like to be part of our Global Production Academy 2023, feel free to reach out to our GPA Team!

Global Production Academy 2022: 3. Site Visit at HOMAG

Last Friday, the third meeting of the Global Production Academy, founded together with the wbk Institute of Production Science (wbk-KIT), took place. HOMAG, a leading manufacturer of woodworking machinery, shared exciting insights into its production strategy and its data-based approach for product allocation in the network. Afterwards, different approaches to design the production network were discussed together with the experts from Herrenknecht AG, CLAAS, FACC AG, HOMAG, MTU Aero Engines, Balluff EMEA and PERI In particular, the handling of uncertainty in the business environment and the consideration of soft decision criteria played a major role. We are already looking forward to deepening these discussions in the fourth meeting at the CLAAS on the topic of risk mitigation.

Swiss Manufacturing Survey and Award 2022: A Commitment to Switzerland as a Workplace

This year again, on the basis of the Swiss Manufacturing Survey 2022 with 308 participating companies and on the basis of interviews, a company was awarded which makes an outstanding contribution to the Swiss workplace.

This year we would like to congratulate Körber Pharma Packaging. 


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The Platform Navigator now also in German!

Our toolkit is now also available in German – Design and implement platform business models with 88 pattern cards and a proven structure. 


2. Meeting of the Global Production Academy at Herrenknecht

On September 22nd our second meeting of the Global Production Academy took place at Herrenknecht in Schwanau.

Are Universities Ready for a Collaborative Future of Work and Learning?

Our new white paper, developed with the St. Gallen Symposium, explores the shifting role of universities in the future of work and learning.

1. Meeting of the Global Production Academy 2022 at Peri

On July 22nd our first meeting of the Global Production Academy took place at Peri in Weissenhorn.

Together with the wbk of the KIT, we have set ourselves the goal of bringing together industrial companies to discuss and further develop current topics in global production networks.

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Industry 4.0 and supply chain performance: a systematic literature review

Together with colleagues from Sweden and the US, Maximilian Palmié (Director of our Sustainability Innovation Lab) produced a systematic literature review on the benefits, challenges, and critical success factors of 11 Industry 4.0 technologies in the supply-chain context. 

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We published the Platform Navigator, a new set of 88 pattern cards that help you design and implement platform business models in your company.


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