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Five things New Zealand’s mid-market companies can learn from Germany’s Mittelstand economy

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Five things New Zealand’s mid-market companies can learn from Germany’s Mittelstand economy

Medium-sized companies are the backbone of Germany’s economic success. "Mittelstand" companies – which means "middle group" and refers to the mid-market sized enterprises as well as a certain mindset about business – have a lot in common with New Zealand’s medium enterprise sector and, as such, there’s a lot we can learn from the Mittelstand way of doing business.