Roger and Karl surprised – Act 1

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An Acquisition A German company acquired an American company. Industrial sector: complex technology, sophisticated engineering, plant construction demanding expert project management. Some departments are to be combined as soon as possible. Other departments will be merged over time. Some will remain separate for the time being. The core of the … Read more

Roger and Karl surprised – Act 7

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Karl presents Karl’s presentation started out well. He had no problem responding convincingly to the handful of questions the Americans asked. Every now and then his American listeners nodded (seemingly) in approval, commenting: “very comprehensive”, “data-rich slides”, “serious theory”, “well, that’s certainly crystal clear.” Halfway into his presentation, though, Karl … Read more