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The theme of Business Continuity Awareness Week is Cyber Security. No, really…

If businesses and public organizations needed a kick in the backside over their cyber crisis preparedness, then many got it over the weekend as the ransomware ‘Wanna Decryptor’ paralysed hundreds of thousands of users and systems in more than 100 … Continue reading

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Is BlackRock’s CEO Larry Fink a champion of the worker, or an investment manager? Well both actually

Last year Larry Fink’s letter to CEOs of companies in which BlackRock invests urged them and their boards to look forward (as opposed to back) at strategic issues affecting value creation. (See my blog from 2016). This year, his letter … Continue reading

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Making America Great Again: risks and opportunities for the new POTUS

I wouldn’t want to be Mr. Trump. Not for all the tea in China (although from Friday, I hear he will be mandating that ‘all that tea must be made in the US from now on’). I wouldn’t want to … Continue reading

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Creating a company culture that drives business priorities – the Bezos way

Jeff Bezos of Amazon bought the Washington Post three years ago. Prior to that, journalists there had variable compensation based on one thing – operating income. Now it’s different, as described by Shailesh Prakash, the Post’s chief information officer: ‘When … Continue reading

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