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Gräser 2016 - Führung und VertrauenFührung und Vertrauen
In: Keuper, F.; Sommerlatte, T.: Vertrauensbasierte Führung. Devise und Forschung. Berlin, Heidelberg (Springer) 2016. S. 39-70.
(published in German)


How to enjoy leadership (again)?
Why is it that many executives find little enjoyment in their work? How come that even for the young high potentials a leadership position often is not attractive? Enjoying to lead is essentially enjoying to succeed. Perhaps, the most important factor for experiencing one's own activities as fulfilling, is efficacy, the feeling to achieve something meaningful. So how can you make leadership enjoyable? And what competencies are necessary? (This article is published in German language.)
(Peter Graeser in: HR Performance 5/2013, S. 54-55)


In Springer for Professionals Peter Graeser describes in a series the importance of the dynamics of change for leadership in the 21st Century. (The articles are in German.)

Traditions foster innovativeness
True, welive introubled times. Yet thetraditionhelps companiesto bepermanentlyviable.

The age of uncertainty (Part I: Situation assessment)
The dynamics of change in the world is clearly perceptible everywhere. Many leaders see themselves as victims rather than as agents of change.

Why practical wisdom is so important for leadership (Part II: Life experience)
Leadership is the practical application of the knowledge of human nature.

Prudent leadership is more important than pithy slogans (Part III: Continuous change)
The competence of successful executives is to find development paths in a risky environment again and again.


Sustainable Corporate Culture 
Based on his leadership experience of over 25 years in senior positions in four different companies and organisational cultures Volkert Sjut describes what corporate culture is and why it is underestimated as a factor for success. His contribution shows how culturally aware leadership sustainably affects the organization economically, ecologically, and socially.


In Springer for Professionals Volkert Sjut describes in a series why a good organizational culture is so important for business. (The two articles are in German.)

If executives do not know their role (Part I: The culture)
There is a clear relation between culture, commitment of the employees and success of an organization.

Why daily management behaviour is so influential (Part II: Leadership behaviour)
The competition for good professionals and managers is tough. Experts can pick their job and choose who they want to work for.


In Springer for Professionals Bernd X. Weis describes in a series how innovation works. (The three articles are in German.)

Innovation – from the passion and burden to create (Part I: Being innovative)
Innovations of all sorts determine our social and economic life. This part describes the actors of the innovation process and says what it takes to »be innovative«.

What makes organizations innovative(Part 2: The Search for the customer benefit)
This part describes the different strategies of the innovation process.

What is it that comprises the creative process
The creative process requires the identification of a task and a solution process.

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