Happy Holi! It is easy to be swept up by the colorful, joyful, and raucous celebrations as Indians mark the Hindu holiday of Holi this week. Walking through the streets of Delhi during the festivities, it struck me that Holi is more than a holiday.
“We found the perfect strategy” ranks with “And they lived happily ever after” as a perpetual myth. A strategy is never excellent in and of itself; it is shaped, enhanced, or limited by implementation.
Last year marked a turning point in the global economy. For the first time since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the global economy was on a synchronous upswing, and its prospects over the short to medium term look equally promising.
I address this especially to business executives, but as citizens of their societies and neighbors in their communities.
Pankaj Ghemawat provides insights about how theories about globalization can be translated from a country level to a city level. Indicators such as import-export, ethnicity or connectivity statistics can provide information which helps us understand how cities are connected with the rest of the world.
Prof. Danica Purg was recognized by RISEBA University and awarded with a Professor Honoris Causa
If we want more instances of power being used for good, we need to ensure that more good people understand—and are willing and able to use—the principles of power.
The lives of those living in Latin American have evolved dramatically over the last couple of decades. From a starting point of centralised economies led by left-wing dictators, most societies have ended up embracing political and economic freedom.
The idea of more open, global trade has been sold as necessary for economic success. Yet today we hear calls to “build a wall” and to break up trading partnerships. Turns out we’ve seen the pendulum swing between free trade and protectionism many times before.
Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore stand out for their connectedness.