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An Unsettling New Normal for India-Pakistan Relations

January 12, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Relations, Global Giants, IndiaComments (0)

By Michael Kugelman and Vandana Seth In the coming months, all-out war between the two nuclear-armed rivals is unlikely. However, prolonged tensions are ensured while limited conflict is highly possible, if not inevitable. Even cultural safe spaces for bilateral cooperation have been poisoned by politics — an ominous indication of the troubled

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Rio 2016 and the (Broken) Promises of the Olympic Games

September 23, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Global Giants, Americas, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Simon Darnell and Rob Millington  The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro were to catalyse and signify Brazil’s final transition into a modern, developed nation. Yet, many were skeptical of the city and country’s ability to host the event successfully,

Creating Competitive Advantage: Implementing Strategies that Work

February 1, 2016 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Global Giants, Unprotected PostComments (0)

For over two decades, Wharton Executive Education has offered strategy programs that have helped senior executives solve some of their biggest business challenges. You might also like: Limitless Vision Infinite Possibilities: The Story of Allied Wallet CEO

APEC 2015: Change is in the Air

December 1, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Columns, World Politics, International Relations, Global Giants, Asia - Pacific, Dan Steinbock, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (1)

By Dan Steinbock Despite diplomatic missteps, APEC 2015 could pave way to regional peace and development. The triangular perspectives of Washington, Beijing and Manila tell the story. You might also like: From the Trans-Atlantic Axis and the Trans-Asian

China’s Product Safety Problem: How Should Marketing Managers Make Ethical Decisions in China?

December 1, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Global Giants, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, China, Unprotected PostComments (2)

By Bang Nguyen and David De Cremer China has been known to be the world’s largest manufacturer, but its growth has reduced and thus is affecting consumer’s decision to buy due to various reasons. Bang Nguyen and David De Cremer will tackle in this article

China’s New Global Role: President Xi in Washington and the UN

November 26, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Columns, World Politics, International Relations, Global Giants, China, Dan Steinbock, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock The recent Washington summit took the US-China bilateral relations onto a new level, while President Xi’s UN visit gave a glimpse of China’s new global role. You might also like: From the Trans-Atlantic Axis and the Trans-Asian

What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means – and What it Doesn’t

July 30, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Global Giants, Americas, Asia - Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected PostComments (3)

By Scott Lucas Iran and the 5+1/E3+3 Powers (US, Britain, France, Germany, China, and Russia) have at last completed a comprehensive nuclear agreement after years of discussions and threats of conflict. The deal sets out requirements for keeping Iran’s

Leadership as the Search for Greater Coherence

June 4, 2015 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Giants, Governance & Regulation, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Nathan Harter Literature around leadership is not hard to come by, but there are few texts that examine the process of leadership from where it begins – in the leader’s mind. Below, Nathan Harter analyses how great leaders have embraced the often

Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West

March 26, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Global Giants, Europe, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Andrew Wilson Andrew Wilson discusses his latest book: Ukraine Crisis: What it means for the West. He contends that the book is actually about three inter-related crises, the Russian crisis, the EU crisis and the Ukraine crisis and how crisis in each of

China and Europe: Reconnecting Across a New Silk Road

March 26, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Global Giants, China, Europe, Unprotected PostComments (0)

by Xiangming Chen and Julia Mardeusz Since 2013, economic and trade relations between China and Europe have grown significantly. In this article, the authors look beyond conventional economic indicators, like trade, and political issues, like human rights,