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Global Tourism and Travel Industry: Performance During the Double-Dip Recession and Recommendations for Transition to a Green Economy

January 14, 2013 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (2)

By Maharaj Vijay Reddy This review article outlines the impressive growth of the global tourism and travel industry during the on-going economic slowdown. It briefly addresses the recovery and business status in several geographic regions and countries including a few Small Island Developing States based on policy and statistical reports. The debates

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Why Information Providers Need To Be Open To Sharing in Their Business Models

January 14, 2013 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Joshua Gans Information content providers, especially publishers of media (including books, news, journals, music and video), have been concerned that “information wants to be free.” The reason is obvious. If information wants to be free, it may be

Why Questions Matter

September 16, 2012 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (0)

ByPhil McKinney Judge a man by his questions, rather than by his answers.1
 —Voltaire

Writing a Manifesto for Better Management

September 16, 2012 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Rafael Andreu & Josep M. Rosanas The current world economy crisis creates difficulties for many. Beyond “mechanical” causes, we posit that bad management in the institutions affected is a crucial one. An exaggerated emphasis on immediate financial

Staying Power: Managing Innovation in an Uncertain World

September 16, 2012 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Michael A. Cusumano In December 2005, I was invited by Oxford University to deliver the 2009 Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies and then to produce a book based on those lectures. We decided that I should try to synthesize my research, consulting,

Google versus the Law

July 16, 2012 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, International Law, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (1)

By Tatiana-Eleni Synodinou Google’s legal adventures in Europe are constantly demonstrating that Google is pushing the boundaries of European information law to their outer limits. The conflicting interaction of Google’s business methods and of European

Repeatability: How Companies Create Enduring Businesses in a World of Constant Change

July 16, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Chris Zook & James Allen Contrary to today’s common wisdom, the key to success in a dynamic world is a simple business model that can be applied and reapplied in market after market—a Great Repeatable Model®. The most effective models are built on

Quantitative Intuition: Effectively Using Information to Make Smarter Decisions

July 16, 2012 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Christopher J. Frank and Paul Magnone How do you find the truly essential nuggets of information and use them with confidence to effectively grow your business and distinguish yourself in your company?

Welcome to the Post-American World: Barack Obama, US Foreign Policy and the 2012 Election

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Editor’s Choice, Americas, Unprotected PostComments (0)

By Robert Singh Obama set himself the task of managing America’s decline while retaining primacy in the international order. Yet his substantive achievements have been modest. Ironically, in pursuing a “post-American” foreign policy calibrated to a

99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It

May 26, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Global Giants, Editor’s Choice, Americas, Asia - Pacific, China, Europe, Global Capital Markets, India, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Chuck Collins At the root of social movements around the world is the emergence, in the last three decades, of extreme inequalities of income, wealth and power. Chuck Collins argues that “we are the 99 percent” is a useful lens to understand these