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: The sartorial sins of Mark Zuckerberg


      When the T-shirt CEO dons a suit, something has to be wrong. In this episode of DRESSCODE Gerhard Elfers shows why Mark Zuckerberg’s contrite appearance before US Congress was simply disrespectful.


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      Iceland and the global financial crisis


      In 2008 the island was Europe’s main problem child, on the verge of bankruptcy. Just 10 years on, its economy is among the best performers in Europe. How was that possible, and can other countries learn from Iceland?


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      The tech hub hype


      Tech hubs bring start-ups from the same sector under one roof. The idea is for them to work together in order to become major players. Does it work? We looked around a fin-tech hub in Berlin.


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      Investment bankers on the big screen


      German-Luxembourgish TV series "Bad Banks" follows a career-driven young woman as she brings the European financial system to the brink of ruin. Doctored accounts, insider trading and then betrayal - how much reality is in the fiction?


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      Face to Face: ‘I sold my soul’


      Geraint Anderson hit the headlines as "Cityboy" during the financial crisis. He provided an insider’s account of life in London’s banking district, reporting on reckless trading and cocaine-fueled orgies - and how he departed in 2008.


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      Lessons from the financial crisis


      Is the financial crisis over? While taxpayers were left to foot the bill, the rules for the industry have been tightened. The new requirements for banks, however, still do not go far enough. We explain why.


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      Don't call me Bossy: women & football


      This year's World Cup has a female commentator in Germany for the first time. Social media reacted with scorn and sexism. That's typical, says Cristina Cubas. Why aren't female sports journalists taken seriously?


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      Ethical investment – an oxymoron?


      Charlie Thomas invests big sums of his customers' money. They're increasingly demanding sustainable investments, but ones that still give returns. How does he resolve this contradiction? Isn't an investment manager supposed to make money at all costs?


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      Profit from pensioners?


      Around three million people in Germany are thought to be in care – a big challenge for society. Managers are looking to maximize profits at nursing homes, often at the expense of residents and staff.


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      Markets and morals – who sets the prices?


      When money's tight, there's a big difference between buying essentials and non-essentials. If a handbag is too expensive, we just do without. But what happens if basic essentials, like food, become too expensive?


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