“Kompass GmbH project sponsors ‘International cooperation management’ Freiburg i.br., 30.05.2012 the BDU Forum Baden-Wurttemberg is the initiator of the project international cooperation management”, which by the Duale Hochschule Baden-Wurttemberg Stuttgart under the scientific supervision by Prof. Dr. Friedrich Augenstein is carried out. The Kompass GmbH provides the data of 10,000 SMEs available who are asked about their experiences with transnational cooperation by means of online interviews in Germany alone. Is scheduled to perform the opinion poll in the BRIC countries and evt.
to expand to other countries. Cooperation for medium-sized companies is often the only way to compete in the national and international competition. What is the fusion for the large, is cooperation for SMEs. About half of the partnerships fail various reasons, especially when national and cultural borders are exceeded. This project is the most diverse Aspects of cooperation shine through, which describe the results in a study and develop recommendations for action. Gunter Monjau, Board member of the BDU Forum Baden-Wurttemberg: we want to bring the goals and motives of international co-operations in experience, transparent to make the risks and find effective forms of organization. The study is available upon completion free of charge for the BDU and compass.”