NEWS ARCHIVE

Cover story in WELT AM SONNTAG

By WGMB  /  31. January 2021
Who advises the German government? This question is controversially discussed in politics and in society. Now the WGMB worked out the latest figures: the public sector spent a total of more than three billion euros on consultants in 2020. In a cover story, WELT AM SONNTAG reports on the background.
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Interview on manager-magazin.de

By WGMB  /  28. January 2021
In an interview with Dietmar Student of Manager Magazin, Bianka Knoblach and Dietmar Fink shed light on the consulting market in the Corona crisis, the need for experienced turnaround specialists, the dominance of McKinsey and the question of where the business will grow most in 2021.
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Report in Manager Magazin

By WGMB  /  21. January 2021
In its February issue, Manager Magazin reports exclusively on the results of our new study on the leading management consultants in Germany. 1,063 executives shared their experiences with firms such as McKinsey, Bain & Company and the Boston Consulting Group with us. Their judgments form the basis for our analyses.
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Best SME consultants 2020

By WGMB  /  19. June 2020
Together with former Federal President Christian Wulff and compamedia, we have awarded the best consultants for medium-sized businesses for the eleventh time - unfortunately without an audience this year. In Corona-free times, Tagesschau spokeswoman Linda Zervakis would have led the evening in her proven charming manner. This year she addressed the winners of the award in a video message together with Christian Wulff and Professor Fink.
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Tackling the Corona crisis: the advice of the best consultants

By WGMB  /  8. April 2020
How do companies get out of the Corona crisis in good shape? We asked the "hidden champions" of the consulting industry for their expertise. Hardly anyone knows the everyday problems and structural details of the German corporate sector as well as the members of this network. Together with the business magazine Capital, we have compiled their advice in a compendium. The result is a treasure trove of very precise tips and instructions for looking far ahead. Exactly what companies, entrepreneurs and managers need in the crisis.
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Germany’s best auditors 2020

By WGMB  /  19. March 2020
Consulting instead of assurance - hardly any other industry has changed as profoundly as that of auditors. In our new study with manager magazin, we show where the path will lead in the coming years. And we show the strengths and weaknesses of the major players in the auditing industry. On this basis, we have awarded Germany's best auditors for 2020 and, for the first time, we have also identified the best universities for the auditing profession. The first place goes to the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
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Documentary about McKinsey at Galileo

By WGMB  /  9. March 2020
The TV magazine Galileo asked Professor Dietmar Fink to support a report on McKinsey as an industry expert with background information and comments. Despite small mistakes in the presentation of McKinsey's history, an insightful and entertaining look behind the scenes of the world's leading management consultant.
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Postponed: German Auditors’ Meeting 2020

By WGMB  /  23. February 2020
The German Auditors' Meeting 2020 scheduled for March 19 has to be postponed to the second half of the year due to the corona virus. Together with manager magazin, we will then celebrate the auditing industry's leading companies at the Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin. This year, Matthias Schulz, Director of the Staatsoper, Martin Plendl, CEO of Deloitte, Petra Raspels, Head of People & Organisation of PwC, Nils Stieglitz, President and Managing Director of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, and other distinguished speakers will focus on one topic in particular: Talent Management. Take a look back at the 2019 meeting here.
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Interview with Handelsblatt

By WGMB  /  16. January 2020
In an interview with Bert Fröndhoff of Handelsblatt, Professor Dietmar Fink comments on current market developments in the consulting industry and the growing power of the leading consultancies.
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The night of the Consulting Champions 2020

By WGMB  /  9. January 2020
In Berlin, WGMB celebrated Germany's best specialist consultants together with the business magazine Capital and Professor Christoph Rasche from the University of Potsdam. In a private atmosphere existing networks were cultivated, new contacts were made, serious topics were discussed and good ideas were developed into even better ones.
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Why does the government need management consultants?

By WGMB  /  21. December 2019
Consultants are in good business with government agencies, ministries and other state institutions. In 2018, the German government alone spent at least 175 million euros of taxpayers' money on external consulting. Is this money well invested? This was the topic of a discussion hosted by Geli Hensolt on SWR2 Forum with Professor Dietmar Fink, Elke Benning-Rohnke and Dr. Gerhard Schick.
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Interview on Capital.de

By WGMB  /  21. December 2019
In an interview with Lutz Meier from the business magazine Capital, Bianka Knoblach and Dietmar Fink discuss the current challenges faced by small and large consulting firms.
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The Hidden Champions 2020

By WGMB  /  19. December 2019
The consulting industry is dominated by a few large consulting companies. About a quarter of the approximately 36 billion Euro turnover on the German consulting market is generated by 25 of the 16,000 companies - led by the big three: McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company. But when it comes to the quality of consulting, small, specialized firms sometimes outstrip the big ones. The magazine Capital reports on the new edition of our study on the hidden champions of the consulting market.
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Consulting in the healthcare sector

By WGMB  /  26. November 2019
The digital transformation and the very specific market structures of the healthcare industry call for differentiated consulting approaches. Together with Professor Christoph Rasche from the University of Potsdam and other experts, Bianka Knoblach and Dietmar Fink highlight the topic areas and success factors in healthcare consulting projects in a new book.
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German SME Summit 2019

By WGMB  /  28. June 2019
For the tenth time, on the occasion of the 6th German SME Summit in the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt, together with former Federal President Christian Wulff and over 1,200 guests, we honoured the best consultants for SMEs. This year again, Linda Zervakis, the charming Tagesschau spokeswoman, led through the evening.
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By WGMB  /  31. January 2021

Cover story in WELT AM SONNTAG

Who advises the German government? This question is controversially discussed in politics and in society. Now the WGMB worked out the latest figures: the public sector spent a total of more than three billion euros on consultants in 2020. In a cover story, WELT AM SONNTAG reports on the background.
Read more
By WGMB  /  28. January 2021

Interview on manager-magazin.de

In an interview with Dietmar Student of Manager Magazin, Bianka Knoblach and Dietmar Fink shed light on the consulting market in the Corona crisis, the need for experienced turnaround specialists, the dominance of McKinsey and the question of where the business will grow most in 2021.
Read more
By WGMB  /  21. January 2021

Report in Manager Magazin

In its February issue, Manager Magazin reports exclusively on the results of our new study on the leading management consultants in Germany. 1,063 executives shared their experiences with firms such as McKinsey, Bain & Company and the Boston Consulting Group with us. Their judgments form the basis for our analyses.
Read more
By WGMB  /  19. June 2020

Best SME consultants 2020

Together with former Federal President Christian Wulff and compamedia, we have awarded the best consultants for medium-sized businesses for the eleventh time - unfortunately without an audience this year. In Corona-free times, Tagesschau spokeswoman Linda Zervakis would have led the evening in her proven charming manner. This year she addressed the winners of the award in a video message together with Christian Wulff and Professor Fink.
Read more
How do companies get out of the Corona crisis in good shape? We asked the "hidden champions" of the consulting industry for their expertise. Hardly anyone knows the everyday problems and structural details of the German corporate sector as well as the members of this network. Together with the business magazine Capital, we have compiled their advice in a compendium. The result is a treasure trove of very precise tips and instructions for looking far ahead. Exactly what companies, entrepreneurs and managers need in the crisis.
Read more
By WGMB  /  19. March 2020

Germany’s best auditors 2020

Consulting instead of assurance - hardly any other industry has changed as profoundly as that of auditors. In our new study with manager magazin, we show where the path will lead in the coming years. And we show the strengths and weaknesses of the major players in the auditing industry. On this basis, we have awarded Germany's best auditors for 2020 and, for the first time, we have also identified the best universities for the auditing profession. The first place goes to the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Read more
The TV magazine Galileo asked Professor Dietmar Fink to support a report on McKinsey as an industry expert with background information and comments. Despite small mistakes in the presentation of McKinsey's history, an insightful and entertaining look behind the scenes of the world's leading management consultant.
Read more
The German Auditors' Meeting 2020 scheduled for March 19 has to be postponed to the second half of the year due to the corona virus. Together with manager magazin, we will then celebrate the auditing industry's leading companies at the Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin. This year, Matthias Schulz, Director of the Staatsoper, Martin Plendl, CEO of Deloitte, Petra Raspels, Head of People & Organisation of PwC, Nils Stieglitz, President and Managing Director of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, and other distinguished speakers will focus on one topic in particular: Talent Management. Take a look back at the 2019 meeting here.
Read more
By WGMB  /  16. January 2020

Interview with Handelsblatt

In an interview with Bert Fröndhoff of Handelsblatt, Professor Dietmar Fink comments on current market developments in the consulting industry and the growing power of the leading consultancies.
Read more
In Berlin, WGMB celebrated Germany's best specialist consultants together with the business magazine Capital and Professor Christoph Rasche from the University of Potsdam. In a private atmosphere existing networks were cultivated, new contacts were made, serious topics were discussed and good ideas were developed into even better ones.
Read more
Consultants are in good business with government agencies, ministries and other state institutions. In 2018, the German government alone spent at least 175 million euros of taxpayers' money on external consulting. Is this money well invested? This was the topic of a discussion hosted by Geli Hensolt on SWR2 Forum with Professor Dietmar Fink, Elke Benning-Rohnke and Dr. Gerhard Schick.
Read more
By WGMB  /  21. December 2019

Interview on Capital.de

In an interview with Lutz Meier from the business magazine Capital, Bianka Knoblach and Dietmar Fink discuss the current challenges faced by small and large consulting firms.
Read more
By WGMB  /  19. December 2019

The Hidden Champions 2020

The consulting industry is dominated by a few large consulting companies. About a quarter of the approximately 36 billion Euro turnover on the German consulting market is generated by 25 of the 16,000 companies - led by the big three: McKinsey, Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company. But when it comes to the quality of consulting, small, specialized firms sometimes outstrip the big ones. The magazine Capital reports on the new edition of our study on the hidden champions of the consulting market.
Read more
The digital transformation and the very specific market structures of the healthcare industry call for differentiated consulting approaches. Together with Professor Christoph Rasche from the University of Potsdam and other experts, Bianka Knoblach and Dietmar Fink highlight the topic areas and success factors in healthcare consulting projects in a new book.
Read more
By WGMB  /  28. June 2019

German SME Summit 2019

For the tenth time, on the occasion of the 6th German SME Summit in the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt, together with former Federal President Christian Wulff and over 1,200 guests, we honoured the best consultants for SMEs. This year again, Linda Zervakis, the charming Tagesschau spokeswoman, led through the evening.
Read more
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