Roger Martin’s puzzle – a world of constant complexity?

It was almost in the last session of the 2-day Global Peter Drucker Forum in Vienna on November 15, 2013, when Roger Martin came up with a very different thought: The complexity of our world has actually not increased. It is just the unaddressed “inter-domain complexity” which makes us feel like everything has become more complex. Inter-domain …

Hidden Champions – Europe’s hidden contribution to the globalized world

The (Central) European model of hidden champions is one of the most promising alternatives for continued global economic development. Contrary to the authoritarian Asian model of state capitalism it is able to tackle the complexities of our newly globalized world; contrary to the US shareholder value capitalism it is based on value creation in the …

Complexity and Management – The European Approach

The European Management approach is rooted in Systems Theory and Complexity Thinking. In this respect it is very different from mainstream management thinking and by its very nature it is capable of coping with the complexity of our new world. Richard Straub, founder of the Peter Drucker Society Europe, looks into a recent blogpost of …

Customer Value – an European Approach for the World

The concept of Shared Value by Porter/Kramer is a very practical approach for US-American companies. Yet the European Customer Value approach has the potential to improve the world economic system and contribute substantially to the well being in our globalized world. However, it lacks dissemination and up-scaling.  When Michael Porter and Mark Kramer published their …