Dossier Impact of the Ukraine war
The longer the war in Ukraine goes on and the more the sanctions are extended, the more this affects the Mittelstand businesses. The IfM Bonn publishes information on the effects on the Mittelstand within this dossier at irregular intervals.
IfM Bonn News
Companies with real estate and in the liberal professions achieve the highest disposal assets profits
Mittelstand policy in a social-ecological market economy
03.05.2022 The Covid-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine, supply chain problems, climate change, digitalisation are all currently causing increased uncertainty in Mittelstand companies.
In the short term, Mittelstand policy can cushion risks to the existence of Mittelstand companies or individual subgroups with the help of a sectoral, individual company, or size-related measures.
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In 2016, there were about
non-profit limited liability company (gGmbHs) registered in the commercial register in Germany.
Policy Brief "Entrepreneurship in Focus"
The Prototyping Approach – A fresh look at the role of personality in entrepreneurial decision making
The Big Five personality model has been used repeatedly to explain entrepreneurial behaviour, and the traits extraversion and openness to experience have been shown to positively affect self-employment. However, this literature has largely ignored the interplay of the five traits, which is studied in psychological research as part of the person-centred prototyping approach to examining an individual's personality.