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Le Roi est mort, vive Le Roi Life after Succession

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Finance, Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics, Sustainability

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By Sherilyn Casiano
In the conversation about succession planning, most of the discussion revolves around the future continuity of the business. Very little is said about the impact of such a transition in human terms. Below, Sherilyn Casiano examines this human factor and shares recommendations for how to effectively deal with the human aspect of succession [...]



Future Proofing the Capital Value of Your Business

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics, Sustainability

Lessons and Experiences from the Journey of Succession

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By Richard Shrapnel
Succession is a dynamic journey, and anyone involved in this process should seek to understand it before venturing forward. Below, Richard Shrapnel explores the journey of succession.
Succession is a journey that preferably commences the day you start your business but often only starts when an owner [...]



Dubai Airport Freezone Authority Attracts International Investors Ahead of Expo 2020

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Innovation, Management, New, Operation, Regulation & Ethics

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Many overseas businesses are already aware of the advantages Dubai has to offer. For nearly twenty years, Dubai Airport Freezone Authority has been offering its customers the essential tools they need in order to profit from working out of Dubai.
After years of dedicated planning and commitment to secure the Expo 2020, Dubai has once [...]



Boards That Lead

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Operation, Regulation & Ethics

By Ram Charan, Dennis Carey, and Michael Useem
Governing boards of large companies are moving from monitoring of management on behalf of shareholders to also leading with management to generate shareholder value. Below, Ram Charan, Dennis Carey and Michael Useem discuss how directors are taking charge of CEO succession and executive compensation, partnering on merger decisions [...]



The Obstacles to Women’s Entrepreneurship in Europe, and How to Deal with Them

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics

By Viviane de Beaufort
An increasing number of women are interested in creating their own business – yet even in the 21st century, there are still obsactles that face them. Viviane de Beaufort distinguishes between the different types of women wishing to create their own business and analyses the support and training that the different categories [...]



Women in the Paid Labour Force: Global Work-Family Challenges and Solutions

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics

By Bahira S. Trask
As an increasing number of women join the global labour-force, families have undergone complex transformations. Specifically, balancing work and home responsibilities has become a global concern. Below, Bahira S. Trask highlights some of the reasons behind these changes and suggests potential strategies and policies that could alleviate the situation.
Around the globe [...]



Cross-Border Flows and Client Services

By editor2 • Mar 19th, 2014 • Category: Management, New, Operation, Regulation & Ethics

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By David Bartlett, RSM International

This article examines the impact of cross-border flows on client demand for accounting and consulting services. The findings of this study were presented at the RSM World Conference in Amsterdam in October 2013.
Measuring Cross-Border Flows
Pankaj Ghemawat of IESE Business School in Barcelona has devised a four-dimensional model to measure cross-border [...]



Jealous Leader’s Behaviour: the Othello Boss Syndrome

By admin • Jan 20th, 2014 • Category: Leadership, Management, New, Regulation & Ethics

By José Ramón Pin and Guido Stein
Figures from classical literature are used in psychology to name behaviours, and it is also helpful to use this technique to describe the world of human behaviour in business. Below, José Ramón Pin and Guido Stein use Shakespeare’s Othello to address jealousy resulting from the success of others, such [...]



The Solution Economy: A New Way to Solve Social Problems

By admin • Jan 20th, 2014 • Category: Innovation, Lead Story, Management, New, Operation, Regulation & Ethics, Sustainability

By William D. Eggers and Paul Macmillan
In recent years an entire economy of societal problem solvers have emerged to tackle old problems in new ways. Below, William D. Eggers and Paul Macmillan discuss a rapidly growing and evolving solution economy in which social impact has become a form of currency with real value to millions.



Logistics Clusters: The Feedback Loop Leading to Economic Growth and Jobs

By Subadmin2 • Jan 20th, 2014 • Category: Management, New, Operation, Regulation & Ethics, Sustainability

By Yossi Sheffi
Governments around the world are investing in logistics clusters to encourage economic growth and create jobs. While the advantages of high-technology, knowledge-based clusters have been analyzed extensively, logistics cluster have not. A new book: Logistics Clusters: Delivering Value and Driving Growth (MIT Press, Cambridge MA, September 2012) fills the gap. This article looks [...]