An interview with Thomas Herzog, founder of space fact, a cooperation concept with partnerships in Germany, of Switzerland and the Netherlands are terms such as clusters, collaborations and networks today everyone is talking about, because they are an effective response of SMEs to the offers of the industrial. Unfortunately, studies show that many of these organisations go back up after 1 or 2 years. In addition to his company, Thomas Herzog, cares for many years to the development of cooperation. We asked Mr Herzog for his relevant experience. Helmut Konig: Mr Herzog, why speaks today the whole world of cooperation, networks and clusters? Thomas Herzog: Quite simply: because without it no longer goes! Our customers demand complete solutions. Without any problems and with functioning interfaces. And most important: with a competent contact partner for all of your wishes and questions.
Supra-regional networks and regional clusters represent more loose associations. They are getting to know and the exchange of information. It is good that you have these relationships and may if necessary kann.nKooperationen however, access back constantly and closely cooperate and require therefore a professional installation in organization, structure, personnel management, sales and marketing. Helmut Konig: Networks and clusters are working together so usually a loose association, cooperation, however, closely. How does such a cooperation? What milestones should you be aware of? Thomas Herzog: Considered in the long term, cooperation will make the race, because here a great advantage for the customers and the partners due to the streamlined structures. The cooperating partners are first and in my opinion also the most important point. The chemistry between them must agree otherwise, the cooperation will achieve no long-term and lasting success.
This identical objectives, quality standards and the absolute will to come to the service. Helmut King. According to a study, 85% of cooperation diverge again in the first 2 years, what are the Main reasons for this? Thomas Herzog: Many partnerships, namely the 85% addressed by you, start with a good idea and idealism.