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Today’s complex global supply chains are poised to be dismantled

Nothing exemplifies the exceptional power and scale of today’s highest performing supply chains than the simple phrase: designed in California, …

The Huge Threat to Capitalism That Republicans Are Ignoring

In the 1950s, Communist ideology posed the biggest threat to the free market. Today, crony capitalism is more corrosive.<p>Reuters<p>Over the weekend, the <i>New York Times</i> published a jaw-dropping story about how Wall Street investment banks are slyly manipulating commodities markets to make billions at the …

The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

Google's Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen, fresh from a visit to North Korea in January, on why the Internet is far from an unalloyed good to the citizens of dictatorships around the world.<p>By<p>Eric Schmidt and<p>Eric Schmidt<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Jared Cohen<p>How do you explain to people that they …

North Korea

Trying to run an FMCG company without a Supply Chain department?

Great Innovators Think Laterally

Do you ever wonder why cars aren’t called “horseless carriages” anymore? Today’s cars are just as horseless as they were a century ago. Horselessness is standard equipment on most new and late models, both foreign and domestic.<p>Framing the question this way may seem a bit absurd; yet, it’s a playful …

How to Really Understand Someone Else’s Point of View

The most influential people strive for genuine buy in and commitment — they don’t rely on compliance techniques that only secure short-term persuasion. That was our conclusion after interviewing over 100 highly respected influences across many different industries and organizations for our recent …

The 21st Century Economy Will Be Urban, High Tech, and Green

In my experience, even very sharp business leaders tend to misunderstand three facts when thinking about climate change.<p>The first is how much action we need to take. We’re used to hearing that we’ll need to reduce our carbon emissions by some percentage. The blunt reality is that to avoid …

How the US oil, gas boom could shake up global order

Without fanfare, China passed the United States in December to become the world's leading importer of oil – the first time in nearly 40 years that the U.S. didn’t own that dubious distinction. That same month, North Dakota, Ohio and Pennsylvania together produced 1.5 million barrels of oil a day -- …

Sustainable Business News

The latest research shows the world literally has 3 years to make aggressive progress on bringing emissions down.<p>The silver lining beneath Trump's …

Ice Age

You searched for 0 - Matt Davis

Showing results for "0":<p>by <b>Matt Davis</b> | August 21, 2013<p>“Would anyone actually sit for 45 minutes or so to listen to a webinar?” It’s a question I’ve …

India’s $10 billion pipeline of generic cures will keep rolling—for now

India is the world’s largest maker of generic pharmaceuticals, exporting some $10 billion-worth a year. Often, they’re copied from the branded treatments invented by Western corporations. Today the country’s highest court rejected an effort by one of those companies, Novartis, to staunch the …

Former Tahrir Square Star Now Sings Against Morsi

Ramy Essam got his start putting Arab Spring chants to song. Now he's rewritten the lyrics to take down the man he says is worse than Mubarak.<p>When Ramy Essam turned up in Cairo in January 2011 he was just another angry Egyptian. A student from the small town of Mansoura, he joined thousands in …

The Euro Is Destroying Europe By Ripping It In Half

If you haven't had a chance to read it yet, take some time this weekend to glance at Matthew Boesler's interview with Bernd Lucke, the German professor who is is leading an insurgent movement called Alternative für Deutschland (Alternative For Germany) which advocates an end to the Eurozone.<p>A key …

In Cyprus, The Economic Misery Is Just Beginning To Sink In

As she counts another day's paltry takings and frets about how to pay the rent, Dimitra Charilaou knows she is a tiny cog in the machine that drives Cyprus's once thriving economy.<p>She owns a small hole-in-the-wall electrical supplies shop squeezed between a kebab joint and a dodgy-looking nightclub …

China Takes Another Stab At Housing Bubble

You have to give China credit, when it comes to its housing bubble, at least they are <i>trying</i> to pop it.<p>On Saturday, the city of Beijing said it will increase down payment levels for second time home buyers and slapped a 20% capital gains tax on all residential property sales. Moreover, single …

Operational Excellence, Meet Customer Intimacy

Most organizations continuously strive to achieve operational excellence, but they spend less effort understanding customer needs — and few marry these two sources of customer value effectively. While a focus on lowering costs, improving quality, and providing consistent, reliable service will …

Nike: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

During the 2016 Olympics, Nike put female athletes in the spotlight in its popular "Unlimited" ad campaign—and it promoted diversity in its own business. In 2016, the majority of the company’s employees were minorities, and women made up 48% of its global workforce.<p>The company is also a pioneer in …