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Reinventing Management for the Facebook Generation

May 27, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Gary Hamel The experience of growing up online will profoundly shape the workplace expectations of Generation F. The author has compiled a list of twelve work-relevant characteristics of the social Web that tomorrow’s employees will use as yardsticks in determining whether your company is ‘‘with it’’ or ‘‘past it.’’ You might also like:

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Category Killers

May 27, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Digital Transformation, AmericasComments (0)

By Rajiv Lal & Jose Alvarez “Category killers” – those highly focused retailers that specialize in a category of goods including Barnes & Noble, Best Buy, and Staples, were once the bane of mass-market retailers’ existence. Their

A Golden Opportunity?

May 27, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Giants, Europe, Global Capital Markets, Personal Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Andy Simpson Since 2009, there has been a 192.6% increase in volumes of Single Malt Scotch Whisky (SMSW) sold at auction in the UK, a testament to the increasing popularity of SMSW, not just as a drink, but a valued collectable and an increasingly viable

What Does It Mean for an Executive to “Make” $1 Million?

May 27, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Global Capital MarketsComments (0)

By David F. Larcker, Allan McCall, & Brian Tayan Compensation figures commingle forward and backward, which makes it difficult for investors to understand what compensation has been promised to executives and what they eventually earn. You might also

The Green Paradox

May 27, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Climate Change & Society, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Hans-Werner Sinn Despite policymakers’ efforts to promote alternative energy, impose emission controls on cars, and enforce tough energy efficiency standards for buildings, the relentlessly rising curve of CO2 output does not show the slightest downward

S P Jain receives four Top 10 rankings: Financial Times, Global MBA Rankings 2012

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Giants, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected PostComments (0)

S P Jain School of Global Management, formerly known as S P Jain Center of Management, places in the Top 10 (in the world) on four parameters in the recently announced Financial Times Global MBA Rankings (2012), You might also like: The Economic Costs of

Financial Transformation to Sustain the Arab Firestorm

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, In-depth, Banking Innovation, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Nasser Saidi The Arab world needs to undertake major structural transformations if it is to effectively address the challenges laid bare by the Arab Firestorm. Greater regional economic & financial integration, the development of local currency

Basel I, II, III – We Want It All at Once

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, China, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Violaine Cousin The complexity of Basel II and III has reached China. In a revolutionary turn within seven years, the Chinese bank regulator has introduced capital adequacy as the tool of choice for supervision and ensured that banks in the process remain

Will China Inevitably Develop Powerful Global Brands? Three Possible Scenarios

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Frontier Markets, Global Giants, China, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Howard Yu Given China’s rapid economic development, what sort of global impact will Chinese brands have? This article identifies three scenarios, depending mainly on which sector is being discussed, and offers comparisons with other emerging Asian

Law and Religion in a Secular Europe

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Law, EuropeComments (0)

By Lorenzo Zucca What place do law and religion occupy in European political societies? Do they overlap in such a way that conflict cannot be avoided? You might also like: Decrypting The Aspiring Indian Low-Income Consumer Food and Fuel Excess: The Dark Side