Pushing boundaries: the rise of German business schools

Elvera Bartels

1 of Germany’s top business enterprise schools sits awkwardly in Berlin among the reconstructed Humboldt Discussion board museum complicated and a rose yard planted by Margot Honecker, an ex-training minister and spouse of the last chief of communist East Germany.

The European University of Administration and Technologies, started to coach the country’s capitalist elite, is based mostly in the former point out council business of the defunct German Democratic Republic. It is replete with retro lights, hammer and compass emblems and a stained-glass window portraying the leftwing intellectual and innovative Rosa Luxemburg.

Its environment mirror the exclusive earlier attitudes to company and instruction in Germany. But in the two many years considering that ESMT’s creation, significantly has altered in the region, its organizations and attitudes to management, bringing about a flourishing enterprise instruction sector with ambitions to compete with global rivals.

“For a extended time we did not have an

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