Redefining leadership: so much more than just being a boss
Some may argue that leadership is an art, and some are more inclined to call it a science. Whatever its association, there is one thing that holds true - leadership is in vogue again.
Selling fine art in China
A growing population and an expanding economy has not done many favours to the Chinese fine art market. The preference for mass-produced reproductions far outweighs that of high-end original art...
Managing organizations in a time of economic turmoil
The proliferation of technology, making production cheaper and business environments more competitive; along with an uncertain economic climate are making organizations re-evaluate their current management practices.
The Emirates story
It was the year 2009, and the airline industry was suffering major losses all around. Global profits plummeted by $9.4 billion, prompted by rising oil prices, flailing consumer confidence and the global economic recession.
Employing effective training techniques
Learning is not something that comes naturally to most, and stuffy training techniques and long, droning presentations are more than enough to switch a student's attention off.
Staying connected: How online communities are changing...
Technology, if used responsibly and with purpose, is a wonderful thing. It connects people, makes the flow of information more linear and efficient, and helps to create a knowledge repository across various industries.
Employee stress, job loss and personal agency
Losing a job can be a traumatic experience, as anyone unfortunate enough to have been through such a situation would testify. The psychological and physiological effects can be huge.
Choosing trust over technology
Trust is a fundamental instinct that builds bridges between people and creates connections between businesses and their customers. But how important is a service provider's trustworthiness?
Revolutionizing quality management assurance for SMEs
According to the International Finance Corporation, Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) currently account for 90 per cent of businesses worldwide and employ around 50 per cent of employees globally.
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It was the year 2009, and the airline industry was suffering major losses all around. Global profits plummeted by $9.4 billion, prompted by rising oil prices, flailing consumer confidence and of course, the global economic recession.
Emirates Airlines was no exception, experiencing a similar scenario as its other counterparts. However, compared to most other airlines, the company had managed to keep its head above water with some smart strategic thinking.
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