Strategies in Failure Management

Scientific Insights, Case Studies and Tools

  • Sebastian Kunert

Part of the Management for Professionals book series (MANAGPROF)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. Sebastian Kunert
    Pages 1-6
  3. Failure Inside Companies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Sebastian Kunert, Henning Staar
      Pages 9-25
    3. Bettina von Stamm
      Pages 27-45
    4. Sebastian Kunert, Rüdiger von der Weth
      Pages 47-66
    5. Petra Badke-Schaub, Gesine Hofinger
      Pages 67-78
    6. Salvatore Moccia
      Pages 79-94
    7. Stephan Bedenk, Harald A. Mieg
      Pages 95-106
    8. Simone Kauffeld, Ann-Christine Massenberg
      Pages 107-119
    9. Claas Triebel, Claudius Schikora, Richard Graske, Sarah Sopper
      Pages 121-140
    10. Sebastian Kunert, Jonas Schumacher
      Pages 155-158
  4. Failure Beyond Companies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Jules Thoma, Christiane Funken
      Pages 191-209
    3. Gunther Schmidt, Florian Pommerien-Becht, Nora Daniels-Wredenhagen
      Pages 241-266
    4. Bernhard Rothbucher, Katharina Rothbucher
      Pages 267-285
    5. Hartmut Wandke
      Pages 287-306
    6. Uwe Freimuth
      Pages 307-324
    7. Sebastian Kunert, Harry Fuhrmann
      Pages 325-327

About this book


This book offers a comprehensive overview of failure in business, management and consulting. It features contributions by experts from diverse fields, who share unique insights from their real-life experiences. Readers will find perspectives from leadership, project management, change management, innovation management, human resource management, counseling, restructuring, entrepreneurship and sports. Each chapter combines the latest empirical findings with relevant case studies, making for a unique book that offers a fascinating exploration of the largely unexplored area of setbacks, pitfalls, flops and disappointments in the business world.



Project failure Leadership failure Team conflicts Conflict management Mediation failure Organizational restructuring Strategy failure

Editors and affiliations

  • Sebastian Kunert
    • 1
  1. 1.artop–InstituteHumboldt-University BerlinBerlinGermany

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