MALTA way is a way of life and business, open to attract diversity just because diverse people are a resource to develop the country
This imprinting is surely due to the Anglo-Saxon culture and influence that is clearly, as a UK guest told me last week after some days spent on the islands, predominant in the behavioral matters on the Mediterranean culture, particularly if we focus on “professional” population.
I would like to give an example from the real life in UK, when we are speaking about diversity value for some countries, which are investing in diverse people since the early stages.
This year at the ICMA Centre of the University of Reading, the first in the University ranking for Finance in the UK, the best student have been rewarded for their effort and performance.
The winner of the longstanding ICMA Centre MSc Academic Achievement Award 2014, was a girl from Colombia, whilst BSc Academic Achievement Award 2014 has been shared by two students from Italy and Vietnam.
Is anyone brave enough, to imagine something like this happening within an Italian University?
In Malta and UK this does happen indeed!
The BRICS are a motley bunch that have nothing in common, except that they are large, emerging, and not-the-US.
Economically and politically they could not be more different when it comes to size, structure, values and national interests. They certainly have the ability to shake the world order, but they lack the capacity and characteristics to shape it
If corporations are people, why can’t people be corporations? Rights harmonization should flow in both directions
If people were treated like corporations, perhaps we’d be able to “merge” with whomever we want without worrying about restrictive marriage laws
A well-run organizations turns over 10% of their organizations, including senior leadership.
I don’t have the heart to do that. But we need to run at 3-5% in voluntary attrition.
ONE trillion dollars. That may be the cost to Russian investors of Vladimir Putin’s rule. It is the equivalent of about $7,000 for every Russian citizen.
The calculation stems from the fact that investors regard Russian assets with suspicion. As a result, Russian stocks trade on a huge discount to much of the rest of the world, with an average price-earnings ratio (p/e) of just 5.2. At present, the Russian market has a total value of $735 billion. If it traded on the same p/e as the average emerging market (12.5), it would be worth around $1.77 trillion
Unplugged and unproductive Chinese business has been slow to embrace the internet. As it does, productivity should soar
Chinese firms are struggling with the Internet Alibaba is an exception