Bureaucracy per se fulfills important economic functions: It helps to ensure legal certainty, planning security and equal treatment. However, despite several bureaucracy relief laws, entrepreneurs have the feeling that the bureaucratic burden on the part of the state, but also on the part of the self-governing organizations of the economy, standardization institutes and professional associations, is constantly growing.
IfM Bonn News
No gender differences in succession planning
In need of a paradigm shift – Rethinking bureaucracy reduction and regulation policies
Highly complex economies and societies need regulations to ensure their ability to function. These ensure legal and planning certainty and prevent corruption. However, especially in the view of SMEs, the "optimal" level of bureaucracy – which is difficult to determine empirically – seems to be far exceeded by now.
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of industrial companies, the EU internal market is the most important sales market, and for 69.5 % the most important procurement market.
Policy Brief "Entrepreneurship in Focus"
The potential of angel investing in Entrepreneurship-Through-Acquisition
While the investment activities of business angels are primarily associated with startups, they also invest to a notable extent in the entrepreneurial acquisition variant of company formation ("Entrepreneurship-through-acquisition" or ETA).