Benediktbeurer Management-Gespräche: A dialogue with format
This October, the Benediktbeurer Management Talks celebrate their 40th anniversary. A good reason to take a closer look at the event format: why were the discussions able to prove themselves over such a long period of time and why is it important to continue the dialogue? In addition to the two initiators, three representatives from the world of business and nonprofit will give an assessment as long-standing participants and initiators.
Learning from each other: a maxim that is frequently mentioned in the social and economic context. Related to the Benediktbeurer Management Talks, this is about the “learning from each other” of business enterprises and social organizations. Like no other format, the management talks in the two decades – the first talks took place in December 2000 – succeeded in bringing representatives from business and the non-profit sector into an active exchange and dialogue. Prof. Dr. Egon Endres, Professor of Social Sciences at the KSH Munich and one of the two initiators of the Benediktbeurer Management Talks, talks about closing so-called “network holes” (Ron Burt) between different worlds and about innovative approaches to solutions arising from innovative encounters.
Read the complete German background report here.
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