“Germans are in power. We Americans are sitting at the kid’s table. But regions want to be at the adult’s table, too. Key is that HQ in Germany accepts us as full partners and colleagues.
Regions see bottom-up as the right approach. But German colleagues’ lack of listening to the regions is still huge. Because they don’t listen to the regions their expectations are unrealistic, paths are unrealistic. They are not connected to the market.
How can we get our German colleagues to listen to us?”