AXXCON Study 2019: Innovation culture in German companies. Half-hearted or ambitioned initiatives for the future?

Hardly any dare to disrupt: German companies are not disciplined and ambitious enough to pursue innovations

In times of highly competitive pressure, digitalisation, and rapidly changing customer requirements, innovations are an important requirement for economic success, this is the unanimous opinion of the managers of German companies. In the current study of the management consultancy AXXCON “Innovation culture in German enterprises: Half-hearted initiatives or ambitious into the future?", 84 percent of the 200 managing directors, IT managers, and business development managers from various industries surveyed declare that innovations play a very large or rather large role in their companies. However - as the results of the survey also clearly show - the companies do not always have clear objectives, the consistency, and a strict orientation to implement it.

For the AXXCON innovation study, 200 managing directors, IT managers, and business development managers have been interviewed by telephone. Companies from the areas of production and mechanical engineering, IT, energy supply, trade, and finance took also part.

AXXCON is an independent and 100 percent owner-managed service company with broad experience in strategic transformation projects. AXXCON supports large and medium-sized companies in the energy, industry, and service sectors. Our focus is on transformation, innovation management and digitalisation, change management, efficiency enhancement/sourcing, IT strategy, and organisation. The measurable improvement of project results and processes is the focus of our consulting and management activities.

You can purchase our study in German language for 199 Euro plus taxes. You can also make an appointment. We would be pleased to present our study to you in a personal meeting.





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