Today’s technology has brought us the so-called “sharing economy,” and it is growing by leaps and bounds, not only in the West but around the world. Simple in concept, the sharing economy is also disruptive and has the potential to change the nature of work and careers. Here’s an overview of trends to look out for in two important global economic regions, Europe and Asia.
In this week's Global Glance we look at a killer expat writer, kitchen-sinking and dead-catting in the VW scandal, and a Gangnam Style statue in Seoul.
Under pressure to raise money, governments around the world, particularly in North America and Europe, are investing more resources into their taxing authorities to increase audits and enforce violations more rigorously, collecting money on transfer payments they judge as not meeting the standard.
In this week's Global Glance we look at global jaywalking laws and attitudes, the WHO on the dangers of eating meat, and a global newspaper map.
It is a well-worn cliché that people are a company’s greatest asset. The trick is investing resources and time to demonstrate that, to develop talent and to make it feel valued. By visiting your teams overseas and listening to their concerns and ideas, you demonstrate that you value their contributions and are committed to their success.