The changing face of trade in a digital world

BY Joy Macknight – TheBanker.com The way goods and services are traded internationally is changing, fuelled by the globalisation and digitalisation of supply and distribution chains. Are free-trade deals still fit for purpose in a hyperconnected world? Joy Macknight investigates.  The future of free-trade agreements (FTAs) has been called into question by recent political developments

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Think Strategically About Your Career Development.

BY Dorie Clark – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT In a world where the average employee sends and receives 122 emails per day and attends an average of 62 meetings per month, your boss or HR leadership simply doesn’t have the time or bandwidth to properly think through how best to deploy your talents moving forward. Instead,

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Talking About Ethics Across Cultures

BY Mary C. Gentile – HARVARD BUSINESS REPORT A few years ago, I was teaching a two-day program about ethics in India for entrepreneurs and business faculty who taught entrepreneurship. It was a program that I had spent years honing, building upon research that suggests rehearsing — pre-scripting, practicing voice, and peer coaching — is

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Work-Life Balance in Japan

BY Frank Schulz – Japan Industry News.com When candidates tell you that they do not want to work overtime, or do not intend to commute to the working place for more than 40 minutes on one way, then one shall assume that the “work-life balance discussion” has also reached Japan. The general understanding is that

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