Political risk expert Ian Bremmer argues that the prevailing Western corporate model faces stiff competition from government-controlled economies.
- Mergers and acquisitions have traditionally been considered a means to reducing labor costs, but this research finds the opposite may be true.May 14, 2010
- As growing numbers of women enter the economic mainstream, they will have a profound effect on global business.
- As Shell’s then top U.S. executive traveled the country, he discovered how corporate leaders create their own reputation for arrogance — and lose their chance to deliver the right message.May 3, 2010 by John Hofmeister
- At the World Economic Forum’s summer meeting in Dalian, China, four experts discussed the challenges and opportunities that aging populations present to business.February 23, 2010 by Rob Norton
- Why oil-rich Abu Dhabi is building the world’s first zero-carbon city.February 23, 2010 by Melissa Master Cavanaugh
- The history of investment and technology suggests that economic recovery is closer than you think, with a new silicon-based global elite at the helm.February 23, 2010 by Mark Stahlman
- To economist W. Brian Arthur, the value of innovation depends on harnessing the natural progression of shared knowledge.January 4, 2010 by Art Kleiner
- A conversation with Nick Pennell and Rob FowlerDecember 21, 2009
- Disruption 2.0November 24, 2009 by Steven Levy
- Western Dominance in Decline
- November 24, 2009 by Theodore Kinni
- As a result of the financial downturn, older workers may be forced to retire early.November 12, 2009
- Regulations and consumer expectations are changing. The business models, capabilities, and practices of the financial-services industry must change with them.
- Where a company is based is a determining factor in whether venture capital firms choose to invest in it.October 29, 2009
- Even more than actual unemployment, fear of unemployment is closely linked to declining health and increased stress.October 22, 2009
- The CEO of Silicon Valley–based design firm IDEO contends that elegant, customer-centric design stems from a simple set of thinking practices.August 27, 2009 by Art Kleiner
- With the right conditions in place — education, entrepreneurialism, and environmental awareness among them — a young, eager, educated workforce can be the key to prosperity.August 27, 2009 by Nandan Nilekani
- Subaru’s chief marketing officer on how to sell cars in a tough market.August 11, 2009 by Tim Mahoney
- By weighing the advantages of pricing discounts against the costs of a supplier failure, companies can determine how many suppliers they need.July 2, 2009
- Noble Group CEO Richard Elman discusses risk, opportunity, and his growth strategy for the commodities business.
- Despite the ongoing global recession, the Middle East “is still one of the better places to be,” according to Joe Saddi, chairman of Booz & Company and managing director of the firm’s Middle East business. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton conducted during the recent Wharton Global Alumni Forum in Dubai, Saddi noted that although sectors such as real estate and tourism have been hit hard, the region’s underlying growth fundamentals remain positive. And although Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) companies will need to be prudent and maintain enough cash to weather the current storm, now is the perfect time for them to “go on the offensive” and “take advantage of the recession to acquire or stake out a stronger strategic position.”June 4, 2009
- A review of The Origin of Financial Crises, by George Cooper.May 26, 2009 by David K. Hurst
- A review of The Holy Grail of Macroeconomics, by Richard C. Koo.May 26, 2009 by David K. Hurst
- Even in the face of the economic downturn, a survey finds that multinationals in China are upgrading their mainland operations and encouraging the government to improve the education and productivity of Chinese workers.
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