Inhabergefuhrte punish site fidelity of the middle class not through high taxes and red tape burden companies essential for overcoming the crisis Munich/Berlin, April 15, 2009 – hope middle-class \”is edited by Marc Beise and Lutz Diedrichs not only a frequently heard phrase in times of crisis, but also the title of a very informative book. Medium-sized companies had an account with Lehman Brothers, they would feel don’t usually do business with complex derivatives and included in the global along on the financial markets, but they get to yet the consequences of the crisis and are under the suspicion of the critics of capitalism. But with the greed by managers and fund managers, who want to get returns of about 25 percent in the short term, you can throw the majority owner-managed medium-sized companies not in a pot. The company’s management in the hands of the owner is around 95 percent of the 3.2 million. They represent 41 percent of the entire German Corporate sales and for 57 per cent of all employees subject to social insurance contributions.
Despite their importance to the business location Germany, the family business even without Lafontain’sche assault attempts face an uphill battle that certifies them the Mannheimer Zentrum fur Europaische Wirtschaftsforschung (ZEW). The SZ editor Dagmar Deckstein criticized it presented in early 2008 a comparison study location factors in 18 countries, in Germany just ranks twelve\”, in her book. But the medium-sized companies would prevail in the crisis nevertheless better than corporations. SZ editor Elisabeth Dostert is convinced. It refers to analysis of Arnold Weissman, Advisor and Professor of business administration at the University of Regensburg. The 40 largest public companies brought it to Weissmans calculations last year to around 890 billion euros turnover, the family-owned company to 545 billion. In 2012, the 40 largest family conglomerates will be together more as the 40 largest publicly traded companies.