business / finance

Germany

Germany, Norway, California: How To Boost Electric Car Sales

A new study shows Germany must look for other ways to convince automobile buyers to switch to ele...

Chile

Flexibility First: Time To Reinvent Business Management

To survive and prosper, large firms must have adaptable leaders and constantly revise targets and...

Venezuela

The Punishing Toll Of Venezuela's Pulverized Economy

Economists say it's worse than the Great Depression. Money is worthless in the ruined South Ameri...

China

Why Europe Needs To Embrace A Rising China

Rather than fear the so-called Middle Kingdom, European companies should recognize its rapid asce...

Russia

Why Washington May Detour Russia's Big Pipeline Project

Opposition to the planned Nord Stream 2 gas project had been limited to Europe. But now the Trump...

France

Work → In Progress: Toward A Tech-Powered, Human-Run Future

Machines replacing us humans: Depending on where you stand (and where you work!), this may sound like a dream or a nightmare. Societies have long been fascinated by the idea of handing over ...

France

In France, Companies Make The Move To 100% Teleworking

French managers are trying to transition from assessing attendance to assessing results, the Amer...

Egypt

IPO And Beyond: How Uber Rolled Into Our Lives - A World Tour

Long before Uber's multi-billion-dollar IPO, the ride-hailing app has been shaking the economic and legal foundations of the dozens of countries around the world where it's landed. Not only has it ...

Chile

Sovereign Funds: Latin America's Hidden Investment Potential

With its abundant raw materials and growing digital economy, Latin America has real potential for...

Argentina

"Green Branding" - A Healthy Bet For Argentina Agrobusiness

Already known for its agricultural output, the South American country would do well to grow its r...

Democratic Republic of Congo

OneShot - Gorillas Strike A Pose For Selfie

Looking coooool....This selfie of two park rangers at the Virunga National Park with two female gorillas mimicking human behavior went viral after it was posted on Instagram this week. "Those ...

France

Chief Happiness Officer: On The Sly Hunt For Productivity

Ensuring employees' happiness is picking up as a profession in France, but is it slowly becoming ...

Italy

Chinese Stores, Made in Italy

Business models are changing, but Chinese presence in Italy's business world remains high.

Argentina

That Double Menace Of Uberization And Globalization

Disruptive tech firms offer convenience and competitive prices. But they also push ordinary peopl...

Argentina

Macri Malaise: The Economy Will Drive Argentina's Election

Inflation and recession are doing little to bridge the South American nation's deep political div...

United Kingdom

Back To Beans? A Whiff Of Britain's Post-Brexit Food Menu

A messy withdrawal from the EU could cost the U.K. its current trade routes and threaten supplies...

United States

How A U.S.-China Trade Deal Could Backfire On The Whole World

As the two superpowers get closer to an agreement, the global trade regime could suffer. History ...

France

Smart Recipe For A European Industrial Policy Reset

The EU desperately needs a new industrial doctrine — and a healthy dose of R&D spending — ...

Argentina

Argentina Digs Into Data-Driven "Precision Agriculture"

AI, Big Data and blockchain are some of the expensive tools that are necessary for precision farm...

Germany

A Hard Road For Europe's Truck Drivers, Left Behind By Globalization

HOLZKIRCHEN — Holzkirchen-Süd rest stop at 1 p.m., when many drivers stop for lunch. Lawyer Nadia Kluge very slowly approaches a truck, keeps a little distance, and starts a conversation. She ...

China

Chinese Pride, Global Power And The Battle For 5G

WASHINGTON — How long must you live, how strong must be your memory, to turn back and say: damn it, this world has really changed. Look at the millennials, they seem to be better educated than ...

Mexico

The New NAFTA's Real Target? China

The Trump administration had more than America's commercial deficit with Mexico in mind when it d...