Purpose of Leadership

  • Michael JantzerEmail author
  • Godehard Nentwig
  • Christine Deininger
  • Thomas Michl


This chapter discusses our basic understanding of leadership in product engineering: leadership aims to shape and secure the future and strengthen the community.

We present a simple model for reflection on one’s own leadership behavior, which accompanies us through all leadership situations.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Jantzer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Godehard Nentwig
    • 2
  • Christine Deininger
    • 3
  • Thomas Michl
    • 1
  1. 1.Robert Bosch GmbHStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.ENGENCE Engineering ExcellenceKusterdingen & StuttgartGermany
  3. 3.ENGENCE Engineering ExcellenceKusterdingen & StuttgartGermany

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