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The Great Shift of Global Economic Power

September 7, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Columns, Dan Steinbock, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock                 BRIC economies continue to grow. In the late 2020s, the size of China’s economy will surpass that of the US. By the early 2030s, the BRICs’ combined economic power will surpass that of major advanced nations.   The BRICS Summit in Xiamen, Fujian province, signals the rising might of the large …

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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 Choice, Strategies for the Changing World, Top CFO/Financial Director InterviewsComments (1)

“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, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (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 Transformation, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (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

A Planetisation of Finance: Valuing the Planet as a Going Concern

June 5, 2017 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Climate Change & Society, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (1)

By Joss Tantram Valuing the planet in economic terms runs the risk of financialising, commodifying and privatising nature. The task in front of us is not to tinker with the methods, but to reverse this concept, moving from the financialisation of the planet

Why Trump’s Anti-Globalisation Agenda is Bad for America

April 9, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Americas, On Donald Trump Administration, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By Devashish Mitra The Trump administration has been capitalising on the “dark-side of globalisation”. However, Devashish Mitra advances that an anti-globalisation campaign might not be the best for the United States. The article is both a critique to

What Does the New US Administration Mean for Business?

March 28, 2017 • Editor’s Choice, Americas, On Donald Trump Administration, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By William Hobbs, Head of Investment Strategy, UK and Europe, Barclays How much of this new US administration’s often fluid and sometimes contradictory agenda should we assume makes it through to policy? How powerful is the POTUS? We look at some of the

Changing Tides in International Trade

March 28, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Frontier Markets, International Relations, Asia - Pacific, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By Victor Andres Manhit Although trade has played an important role in advancing economic growth, it has since lost its dynamism. Asian economies, however, have continued to liberalise its markets. Asia will now serve as the backbone of stability amidst the

Time for African Economic Miracle

March 27, 2017 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Frontier Markets, Middle East & Africa, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock In the 20th century, Africa gained political independence but fell behind the economic boom. In the 21st century, it is Africa’s turn – but not without a stronger state and a new external push.   After struggling against corruption,

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

January 19, 2017 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, China, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (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