Made in Germany: Your Business Magazine

In a rapidly changing world, MADE in Germany examines the risks and benefits of digitalization and its impact on the way we work, what we earn and how we live. The program also investigates the ethics of business, and showcases young entrepreneurs who are redefining the workplace. Instead of just crunching the numbers, MADE delves deeper into issues and also explores the emotional side to stories.

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Dresscode - Dressing up a cheap suit


DW style guru Gerhard Elfers recommends steering clear of cheap suits, if possible. His advice is to buy good quality garments secondhand or when they’re on offer. But if you do have a cheap suit, all is not lost.


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Bangladesh: Plastic from jute


Single-use plastic bags are illegal in Bangladesh, but they’re often used anyway because there’s no clear substitute for them. Now a researcher has managed to turn jute into a material that looks very similar, but is completely biodegradable.


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Germany: Recognizing qualifications from abroad


Germany needs expertise from abroad, and a big hurdle for foreigners trying to apply for work there is getting recognition for qualifications received abroad. Tarek Khouli’s degree from Syria was finally accepted by the authorities.


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Rebooting after the crash


The Boardroom is an employment agency that helps corporate types get a new job after their careers take an unpleasant turn. Managing director Claus Verfürth knows how it feels. He too was once fired.


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Discoveries that got a second shot


Inventions like computers and telephones took time to change societies. What are the earmarks of a groundbreaking invention? MADE takes a closer look at a few products that fundamentally altered our world – and the people who profited from them.


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Krieger: Time out, you guys!


Our resident wise man Olaf Krieger says it is important to take a true break during the working day. He demonstrates the benefits by heading to a tranquil refuge, far from the office.


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Electric cars -- the sound of silence


EVs are so quiet they can be dangerous, so the EU is requiring an acoustic warning device. The buzzing noise they produce is less thrilling than the roar of a combustion engine sports car. Sound designers are working on fake authentic sounds.


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Dynastic succession


Wolfgang Grupp is a clothing manufacturer who wants to retire. He says only one of his two children will take over the firm. It's a real-life nail-biter, and the final chapter has yet to be written.


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A shortage in the skilled trades


The construction industry is booming in Germany right now. But many firms are having a hard time finding workers who are masters of their trade. What might persuade more young people to become craft workers?


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Fearless young entrepreneurs


Fresh out of high school, two teenagers developed an app to help others decide what to study at university. Their firm has moved into consultancy work and now has several employees.


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