Controlling is a discipline with many facets, characteristics and interfaces. Thus the tasks of the controller also vary widely - depending on the context and integration within the company. Nonetheless: Controllers can learn a lot from one another. This volume in the Advanced Controlling series presents the empirical results of a benchmarking study, in which numerous renowned companies took part. How does controlling actually work in Germany? Are there any new trends in the community? How can controllers profit from one another across various companies? The results of the study provide many recommendations and advice - best practices in German controlling departments.