We are happy to provide you with our whitepapers on selected topics. In these whitepapers, we want to share our approaches in more detail, both conceptually and in practice. Enjoy reading!



strategy driven - problem solving - fostering ownership

Christoph Mahr and Michael Schwarz



customer-oriented - functional - agile

Christoph Mahr and Michael Schwarz



systemic - future oriented - strength based

Christoph Mahr and Michael Schwarz,

    I have been working with step 5 on many different projects and really appreciate their ability to master a wide range of leadership and transformation topics.

    Katja Manuela Egger, Global Learning Partnering Partner (electrical industry)
    Sebastian Schulte-Eickholt

    The high level of personal competence, the empathy for our situation and the always goal-oriented approach were particularly convincing …

    Sebastian Schulte-Eickholt, Chief Operating Officer, Head of Transformation innogy (Energy industry)
    Vincenzo Grande

    Working together has been a profound experience that has changed the way I think, how I work, how I perceive my environment, the way I look at my own actions.

    Vincenzo Grande, Head of Strategic Planning & Business Development Thommen Medical (Medical industry)

    The systematic learning and teaching approach of step 5 creates business-oriented learning experiences beyond standard leadership courses in a business-distant training laboratory.

    Michael Zaugg Senior Vice President Human Resources YPSOMED AG (medical industry)

    In addition to a common understanding of leadership in the organization, the managers were able to develop solutions for their current challenges and lead their employees more effectively.

    Swen Koch, Personalleiter Possehl Electronics (manufacturing industry)

    Their input has been tremendously helpful to support us focus on the right things, measure our progress and grow along the way.

    Fabian Birzele, Head of Bioinformatics & Biostatistics (Pharmaceutical industry)

    They convinced us not only with a structured methodical approach, but also with their social competence and great personal commitment. You made a significant contribution to the success of this complex merger project.

    Stefan Helsing Chief Operating Officer Coltene (Medical industry)
    Thorsten Schroeter

    Each time, the reflection, the application of models and finally asking the right questions in an uncomplicated and people-centered approach helped us a lot. Thank you very much for your continued valuable support!

    Thorsten Schroeter, ABB Switzerland (Industrial sector)