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On the rheingold couch - how a depth psychological interview works

Sebastian Scheffel from RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland turned the pages at the rheingold Institute and let himself be interviewed about his confidence. Here is his report:

Germany on the run from reality

A depth-psychological study and representative survey on the state of mind of Germans clearly shows that two-thirds of the population distrust the government and its policies. Confidence in the future seems to be possible only in private.

Why young women shy away from leadership positions

Young women want hybrid and agile work beyond official channels and hierarchy. Birgit Langebartels, psychologist and head of rheingold "Gender&Generation," talks about the new mindset and what companies need to do now.

Conservative roll-back - the hard man returns

We have been observing a conservative rollback in masculinity for ten years now, increasingly manifested by a fascination with authoritarian structures, more or less open sexism, and a return to supposedly outdated role models.

Germans oversaturated by technology - study on acceptance of future trends

Germans are saturated with technology and feel little need for new applications. From a psychological perspective, a technological-digital epochal change is on the horizon.

Psychological paradox of sustainability

The desire for sustainability stems from a conservative longing. But we can only preserve the world by transforming it. An interview with Stephan Grünewald.

Counter magic at the turn of time

Stephan Grünewald discusses insights from rheingold research with the German government at Schloss Meseberg - the topics are confidence and changing times.

Understanding consumers with hybrid methods

About the currently quite fertile ground for Quali research, about cooperations as well as smart tools that complement classical methods and how the institute is getting fit for the future.
Germany in waiting

Between the turn of the times and double whammy

Tank debates, worries about prosperity and bashful consumption: about a year after the start of the war, Germany is torn.
Crises and their psychological sides

The psychological side of crises

People move between resignation, defiance and anger and at the same time long for a confident view of the future.
Shopper Journey 2022

Shopper Journey Study 2022 - the supermarket journey

What makes customers tick on their shopping journey? GS1 Germany, Holistic Consulting and rheingold conducted a study on shopper journeys.
How are the Germans doing?

Permanent crisis mode - How are the Germans doing?

Still battered by Corona, we now face a demanding winter. How are the Germans faring with it?
Fear of the crisis wave

Fear of the crisis wave

Fear and uncertainty are driving people in the face of the wave of crises. Their "psychological backpacks" are already pretty full.
Grünewald at Markus Lanz

Stephan Grünewald at Markus Lanz

On the consequences of high inflation, the current crisis management of the German government, Germany's energy consumption, and the psyche and fears of people in times of crisis.
Analysis of crisis fears

How deep does the fear of the crisis run?

Energy crisis, climate crisis, war and pandemic without end - there is a lot that is unsettling people at the moment. Those in power are trying to calm things down. What is the mood deep in the citizens' souls?
Home office and the risk of erosion

"As much as the home office is celebrated: It's in danger of eroding"

At the beginning of the pandemic, the home office was seen as a place of liberal promise and a step finally taken toward a modern workplace.
The Germans and the washcloth

The Germans and the washcloth

Ahead of what could be a "hot fall," Germans are vacillating between prophylaxis against disappointment and invocation of normality. About the state of mind of an insecure people.
Crisis Update Webinar

Crisis Update Webinar

In its crisis update, the rheingold institute used in-depth interviews to get to the bottom of Germans' fears and crisis perceptions.