The Corona crisis is slowing down the global economy and shifts many companies' priorities. In most industries, executive board members are preparing for a longer-term crisis scenario. Even though they do not expect to reach pre-crisis levels before 2022, they prioritize long-term strategic investments on their post-Corona agenda.
On average, companies do not expect a V-curve as a recovery scenario, but rather a U-curve. Top decision-makers tackle this development surprisingly considerate and assign the highest importance to digitalization, cost improvements and structural changes as well as investments in employee engagement and new working models.