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DAFZA Offers Highly Developed Infrastructure and Quality Services to European Companies

March 10, 2013 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Global BusinessComments (0)

Established in 1996 as a part of the Dubai Government’s strategic plan to be an investment driven economy, DAFZA is one of the fastest growing premium free zones in the region. The free zone is currently home to over 1,600 companies from various industry sectors, including aviation, freight and logistics, IT and telecommunications, pharmaceuticals,

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Accelerating Your Worldwide Business with a Hub in Switzerland

January 11, 2013 • SPECIAL FEATURES, Global BusinessComments (0)

By Aargau Services Economic Promotion Switzerland has a stable, prosperous and high-tech economy thanks to its liberal economic system, its political stability, its high quality education system and its outstanding infrastructure. The canton of Aargau,

Luxury is a necessity in People’s Republic of China: Social Rejection of New Wealth in the Socialist Market Economy

January 11, 2013 • Global Business, Marketing & Consumers, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Pierre Xiao Lu   Research Phenomena China is the second largest market for luxury goods in the world, behind the US and before Japan1. More than half of exported Swiss made watches are currently sold to the Chinese. Mercedes sold 193,339 of their cars

Innovation and Integration for an Environmentally Friendly Alberta

January 11, 2013 • SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Global BusinessComments (0)

Alberta is committed to responsible energy production – because Albertans and Canadians expect nothing less. Located in Western Canada, Alberta is a province rich with a beautiful environment, abundant natural resources and a strong economy. Albertans are

Board of Directors Oversight of Leadership Risk

January 10, 2013 • LEADERSHIP, Corporate Governance, Finance & Economics, Editors' PickComments (0)

By Patrick R. Dailey and Charles H. Bishop The practice of Enterprise Risk Management ERM was born as a consequence of the Enron collapse in 2001. Regulatory safeguards were enacted with the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley legislation in 2002. More recently, the

What Happens When Tech Geeks and Billionaires Merge

January 7, 2013 • VideosComments (0)

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Board Responsibility under the FCPA

November 20, 2012 • LEADERSHIP, SUSTAINABILITY & ETHICS, SPECIAL FEATURES, Corporate Governance, Social ImpactComments (0)

By Thomas R. Fox and Ryan Morgan The nightmare of every corporate director is to wake up to find out that the company of the Board he or she sits on is on the front page of the New York Times (NYT) for alleged illegal conduct. This nightmare came true for the

Going for Gold in the Productivity Olympics? Your Choices in Reward Administration are Business Critical!

September 20, 2012 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, SPECIAL FEATURES, People Management, Finance & EconomicsComments (0)

By James Markham In my previous article (ref: TEBR July/August 2012 edition), I argued that organisations are not paying enough attention to how the Reward relationship with their employees is being managed both by their own Reward functions and by the

Mobile Payments

September 20, 2012 • TECHNOLOGY, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Mobility & E-CommerceComments (0)

By Christopher Coonen, EVP Global Solutions, Sales Marketing Strategy at Ingenico Market Trends The mobile technology market all over the world is booming, with consumer demand for mobile devices on the increase. More mobile phones are sold than PCs and for

D-Hotel Maris: the Ultimate Luxury Experience

July 22, 2012 • SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

D-Hotel Maris in Turkey combines the exotic elements of the East and modernity of the West through minimalistic style. Located in the stunning reservation area of the Datca Peninsula and situated high up on the hillside, D-Hotel Maris offers the most