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Crowdfunding and a Better World

September 3, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Climate Change & SocietyComments (0)

By Sentot Imam Wahjono The old adage “there is strength is numbers” is most evident in the field of crowdfunding. Projects and activities which seemed impossible to undertake have been supported by mass funding in different parts of the world. In this article, the author elaborates on how the development of this alternative financial take …

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When Democracy and Centralisation Meet in Leadership

September 1, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLEComments (0)

By David De Cremer and Tian Tao Business leaders face a plethora of challenges and one of those is finding the leadership approach that would benefit the company and its employees. In this article, the authors elaborate on how the right amount of democracy,

Limitless Vision Infinite Possibilities: The Story of Allied Wallet CEO Andy Khawaja and his Multi-Billion Dollar Company

July 13, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital Transformation, Editor’s ChoiceComments (0)

“Keep on climbing, the sky is the limit and believe me you will never reach the top because it’s endless.” In this interview, CEO Andy Khawaja of Allied Wallet shares to us the story behind the most successful payment processing company across the

Corporate Scandals – Cauldrons of Spilt Trust

June 22, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, Business EthicsComments (0)

By Douglas Bryson & Glyn Atwal Trust is a big word. In this article, the authors elaborate on the elements and issues around corporate scandals, the breakage of trust, and how all these are anchored on brand identity.   It could be argued, if

Three Paradoxes of Digitalisation

June 5, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Hermawan Kartajaya and Ardhi Ridwansyah  Management has been inevitably transformed by the digital era. Hermawan Kartajaya and Ardhi Ridwansyah discuss the Three Paradoxes of Digitalisation essential to a company’s success in winning the hearts and

Salespeople: A Canary in the Economic Coal Mine

April 9, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, BUSINESS & INNOVATIONComments (0)

By Ben Laker and Nicholas Read Since 2008, sales performance was restored to a modicum of health. But the metrics are starting to backtrack again. Solving the problem requires a reboot of interdependencies across a wide gamut of sales, marketing, support,

Expatriates Changing Societies: The Case of Russia

February 14, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLEComments (0)

By V. Karacharovskiy, O. Shkaratan and G. Yastrebov Expatriates are admitted to analytics, decision making or strategic control in foreign (or partially foreign) companies. In Russia, such companies account for roughly one third of domestic turnover. The

China’s Emerging Silicon Valley: How and Why Has Shenzhen Become a Global Innovation Centre

January 19, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, ChinaComments (0)

By Xiangming Chen and Taylor Lynch Ogan Shenzhen is China’s very own Silicon Valley. Find out how it has become innovative by tracing its rapid growth and strategic transition; what are the four of its most innovative companies, and what are the key factors

World War 3.0 is Here

December 1, 2016 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Digital TransformationComments (1)

A new world of opportunity and convenience has opened up. But that said, so has the need for security over that greatly expanded surface. With Clavister underpinning their operations as the security choice, they feel confident that they’re helping their

The Business of People: Effective Strategies to Drive Success in Global Business

October 11, 2016 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLEComments (0)

By Sharon Schweitzer In this article, Sharon M. Schweitzer delves into the intricacies of the global marketplace. She shares an eight-point introduction in cultivating communication skills and developing self-awareness to gain the cultural intelligence to