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The Return of the Feudal World?

July 26, 2018 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, World Politics, Global Giants, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By John Hulsman and Boris Liedtke In today’s post-industrial economy, it is evident that world politics is under radical restructuring. More precisely, as the authors argue, the model of nation-state has come under attack from below – in the form of a deteriorating level of trust by the people towards their elected or unelected representatives …

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Singapore as an ASEAN Asset Management Hub

May 30, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global Giants, Editor’s Choice, Asia - Pacific, Global Capital Markets, Top Investment DestinationsComments (0)

By Francis Koh and Boris Liedtke Singapore like other ASEAN countries is also confronted with the universal challenge of retirement funding. Nonetheless, the authors argue that Singapore can address such headwind through a number of policy changes and that

What it Takes for Chinese Companies to Succeed Abroad

February 2, 2018 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Global Giants, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (1)

By David De Cremer International expansion is one of the keys to a firm’s success and stability. In this article, the author outlines how Chinese companies can become truly international in reference to the procedures and philosophies in place for one of

A Past of Brilliance and 21st Century Hopes: Should You Invest in Russia?

September 27, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Global Giants, Europe, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By Walter C. Clemens, Jr. The decline in Russia’s cultural creativity under post-Communist as well as Soviet rule belongs to a larger syndrome that emits warning signals to outside investors. Why do nations fail? Top down exploitation of people and

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

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, Strategies for the Changing World, Unprotected PostComments (1)

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: Trading the Global Future The Return of the Feudal World? Can HR Level Up,

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: The Four Steel Men Behind Trump’s Trade War How US

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: The Four Steel Men Behind Trump’s Trade War How US Trade