Tags » Global Growth

Understanding national cultures and how they can affect business performance

In the business world, national culture is frequently undervalued.  Bottom line and key performance indicators (KPIs) tend to rule and (the less measureable) organisational culture combined with national culture can be ignored.  446 more words

Global Growth

Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe must rethink his policy on boosting economic growth -- Abenomics has failed

South China Morning Post

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at ASEAN in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Reuters

If ever there was a time for Japan to step up, it is now. 411 more words

Growing Globally, How Working With International Partners Can Benefit Your Business

Growing globally can help to drive sales growth. There are a number of challenges that can be mitigated with international partner support. Here is how to determine if an international partner is the right next step for your business. 471 more words

Asian shares at one-month low on Fed, global growth concerns

From Channel NewsAsia

TOKYO: Asian shares slipped to one-month lows on Tuesday as the specter of higher borrowing costs in the United States and slower global economic growth prompted investors to trim their exposure to riskier assets. 548 more words


10 Nov 2015 (AFR) - OECD cuts Australian growth forecast to 2.6pc from 3pc

(10 November 2015, AFR, p8, by Jacob Greber)

‘Australia’s grinding economic performance will continue well into 2017, according to forecasts from the OECD that imply another two years of unemployment above 6 per cent and further delay in the return to budget surplus. 49 more words

1.Market Observations

Optimizing your efforts towards $$Revenues$$ - Selena Tobaccowala, SurveyMonkey CTO

Author: Malvika Jain

This October I was like a sponge at Traction Conference, San Francisco, absorbing new ways of thinking, and strategy models from top experts; with many moments of the sun peeking out from the clouds in my mind. 929 more words

Clia figures confirm global growth but UK decline

A previously-announced slump in UK cruise passengers last year has been re-confirmed in newly-published figures for the global industry.

The statistics for 2014 released by Clia show global demand for cruise holidays growing by 3.4% year-on-year to reach 22.04 million ocean cruise passengers. 454 more words