Release date- 25072019 - A 'lighthouse project' or an exceptional idea on their own aren't enough to win this award - the Ludwig Erhard Prize is about far more: it honors holistic management which, in the spirit of the former Minister of Economic Affairs and Federal Chancellor, takes into account business success, competitiveness and social responsibility.
The electrical steel specialist earned the Ludwig Erhard Prize (also known as the 'German Excellence Award') not just for its modern production network and customer-centric business model: the Gelsenkirchen-based company has initiated a change process spanning the entire organization.
In their pitches, candidates for the Ludwig Erhard Prize take into account the requirements of the EFQM Model, a quality management system developed by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM).
In his bestselling book with the optimistic and reassuring title, We, are better than we think, Bofinger extensively refers to the legacy of Ludwig Erhard. (This is upsetting to Germany's mighty business-financed reform lobby that has made Erhard's legacy of "social market economy" its central theme.) Bofinger tried to show that Erhard's major concern was "prosperity for all." To achieve this, Germany's first economic minister favored higher wages, consumers unafraid to shop, and enterprises that are investing and creating new jobs in their country.
In his bestselling book, We are better than we think, economist Peter Bofinger extensively refers to the legacy of the legendary Ludwig Erhard [left], the architect of Germany s post-war "economic miracle" (Wirtschaftswunder) and its special blend of "social market economy." (This is upsetting to Germany's mighty business-financed reform lobby that has made Erhard's legacy of "social market economy" its central theme.) Bofinger tried to show that Erhard's major concern was "prosperity for all." Erhard would turn in his grave over a German economic policy that in effect lead to "prosperity for a few."
Ludwig Erhard, Germany's first post-war economics minister and later chancellor (1963-66).
Nicholls traces the post-1929 efforts of certain individuals, including Walter Eucken, Wilhelm Ropke, Alexander Rustow, Alfred Muller-Armack, and Ludwig Erhard
, to bolster the intellectual respectability of market economies.
The first to show the effects significantly was undoubtedly Waterloo International Station: and, deriving in one way from that, the sinuous form of Ludwig Erhard
Haus in Berlin, where a series of box-girder hoops of precisely calculated and individually varying dimensions had to be designed to hang the floors of the building from.
Social mixing valves are much in evidence at Ludwig Erhard
Haus (LEH) in Berlin.
The Ludwig Erhard Haus is an attempt to reposition Berlin as a major element in the German economy and to engage the public with business.
The Ludwig Erhard Haus(1) is across the Tiergarten from the mighty works on the east side of the park like the Government quarter (p50) and Potsdamer Platz (p32).
The Ludwig Erhard Haus is a sort of cousin of Waterloo, in that it is an arcuated building made on an irregular site, so generating a very complex envelope geometry, curving in both plan and section.