There is no evidence to support the notion that Lufthansa requires an entrepreneurial mindset. There is no discernable purpose that an entrepreneurial culture would serve that is sorely needed by Lufthansa and an entrepreneurial culture would not address the company's most pressing strategic needs. The company has been able to demonstrate entrepreneurial skill in the past with the Star Alliance, but it is in a mature industry that is characterized by a slow pace of change. Lufthansa's business model works well, and aside from 2009 when most airlines lost money Lufthansa has largely been profitable since its troubles in the early 1990s. The company's path to ongoing success is more likely to be incremental improvements to its operations punctuated by the occasional strategy tweak, rather than the introduction of an entrepreneurial culture.

10. Describe what strategic leadership actions should be recommended for reducing complexity at Lufthansa.

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