Neel Malde

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BBC World Service - Business Matters, Corruption in Kenya: A Special Report

With the presidential election looming in the key East African economy of Kenya, the issue of corruption looks to be high on the political agenda. It was of course a key cornerstone of Donald Trump's US presidential election campaign, where he pledged to "drain the swamp" and rid Washington of …

These 5 Brilliant TED Talks Will Teach You How to Be a Great Leader

Companies spend a crazy amount of money each year training their employees — on average, $1,208 per employee, as of 2013. A lot of time and resources …

Women are the next China

China has long been an investor's dream: a reliable economic juggernaut that made a 10% annual growth rate look easy.<p>But now the Middle Kingdom is sputtering, and investors are looking for the next big source of growth.<p>US Trust's Joseph Quinlan advances an unexpected idea: women.<p>He characterizes …

Gender Equality

­52 Business Books the Fortune 500 CEOs Think You Should Read | Inc.com

<b>The scene</b>: Two college students, running to class, checking their phones, and finding emails from Fortune 500 CEOs.<p>Is this real life?<p>This is what happens when a desire to learn collides with the generosity of America's top business leaders. We (Grant Hensel and Julia Wittrock) graduated from …

Leadership

Twenty-Eight Keys to Unlocking Organizational Culture

<i>by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group</i><p>There are myriad reasons to investigate an organization's culture. A job seeker may want to check out a prospective employer. A corporate suitor might perform due diligence for an acquisition or merger. An academic may simply want to do …

I would drive 500 miles: Scotland’s new North Coast 500 route

The new North Coast 500 road trip is Scotland’s answer to America’s Route 66. Our writer gets her kicks from wild beaches, high passes and spooky ruins<p>The term “road trip” has the roar of a Chevrolet, the lure of never-ending Californian freeways, and nuances of the wild freedom of Beat writer Jack …

Scotland

When to Tell Your Employees to Stay Home

When I sat at my computer last week, trying to write out a policy explaining under what extreme circumstances we might need to close our office and how we would define our work schedule on days when people might not be able to get to the office, I thought back to a situation several years ago. One …

Stuff: When Less Is More

Today we use far fewer materials than we once did to get the same things done—a phenomenon known as “dematerialization.” But, paradoxically, this efficiency seems to drive up overall consumption. In <i>Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization</i>, a deeply researched statistical profile of …

Tablets and smartphones may affect social and emotional development, scientists speculate

Journal commentary warns that using a tablet or smartphone to divert a child’s attention could be detrimental to “internal mechanisms of self-regulation”<p>Using a smartphone or iPad to pacify a toddler may impede their ability to learn self-regulation, according to researchers.<p>In a commentary for the …

Mobile Devices

Maxim Loves...Kate Upton Commercials

821<p>SHARES<p>This week we're paying homage to one of our first loves: Kate Upton. The gorgeous supermodel is best known for her alluring 2012 <i>Sports</i> …

Kate Upton

Ferguson’s Formula

Photography: Sean Pollack<p>Some call him the greatest coach in history. Before retiring in May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson spent 26 seasons as the manager of Manchester United, the English football (soccer) club that ranks among the most successful and valuable franchises in sports. During that time the …

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he cannot predict if he will have any new signings before the season starts

Arsène Wenger, the Arsenal manager, has admitted that it is now “difficult” for him to predict new signings before the start of the season.<p>Despite a transfer budget in excess of £70 million and club-record bids for Luis Suárez, Lars Bender and Gonzalo Higuain, Arsenal have suffered repeated …

Soccer

Arsene Wenger stays quiet on Luis Suarez saga

Arsene Wenger refused to be drawn further on the Luis Suarez saga after watching his side fall 2-1 to Galatasaray.<p>Arsene Wenger: Trying to act …

Miracle material: the graphene revolution

The race is on to harness the potential of graphene, a substance that is harder than diamond, yet incredibly flexible, and the world’s best conductor of electricity.<p>Kostya Novoselov tends to wear an air of slight distraction. But when a problem or topic of conversation sparks his curiosity, his …

Nanotech