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The Culture Map – Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across the World

February 4, 2016 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, Strategies for the Changing World, Unprotected PostComments (1)

By Erin Meyer Cultural differences lead to confusion, misunderstanding and needless conflict in the business world. In this article, Erin Meyer discusses the Culture Map, a first step into understanding a wider and richer array of work styles and how culture influences day-to-day collaboration.

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Durability before Democracy: Why Stability is Elusive in the Middle East

February 4, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Sean Yom In this article Sean Yom discusses how the lack of permanence of Middle Eastern governments means that democracy is for the time being elusive.

Tokyo 2020 in the Face of Hardship

February 4, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Editor’s Choice, Asia - Pacific, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (2)

By Robert Hunziker The Tokyo 2020 Olympics reflects a sense of optimism to the world community and has become a centerpiece of the Abe administration’s economic revival plans. Still, when the curtain is drawn back, this sense of elation is belied by a

Responsible Finance Enables a Growing Middle Class to Become the Catalyst for Inclusive Economic Growth

February 4, 2016 • Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

The Responsible Finance Summit will identify how Islamic finance and responsible finance can meet the values of the new middle class and support sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth.

Founding Executive Director of the UN Global Compact to Deliver Keynote Address for upcoming Responsible Finance Summit

February 3, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, Asia - Pacific, Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

Mr. Georg Kell, now Vice-Chairman of world’s firm ESG quant fund, Arabesque Partners, will speak at Summit hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia  

Responsible Finance Summit gets support from leading ‘ESG quant’ fund manager

February 2, 2016 • Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

Summit’s inclusive and global focus attracts sustainable asset management firm with unique approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration

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.

Islamic investors benefits from wider use of integrated reporting, better governance requirements

January 30, 2016 • Asia - Pacific, Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

Summit will identify how Islamic finance can benefit and support expansion of traditional responsible finance in emerging economies by supporting integrated reporting requirements

Refugees and Refugee Crises: Some Historical Reflections

December 1, 2015 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, International Relations, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Unprotected Post, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Peter Gatrell The current Syrian refugee crisis provides an opportunity to look beyond the headlines and to locate it in a broader historical context. Peter Gatrell explores in this article the history of Syria as a refugee-hosting state, the historical

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.