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Africa: Opportunities to seize on a continent on the rise

N° 243, February 2014

Based on Success in Africa: CEO Insights from a Continent on the Rise by Jonathan Berman (Bibliomotion, September 2013).

Innovation: Is China Taking the Lead in World Innovation?

N° 219, September 2011

Based on Chinnovation by Yinglan Tan (Wiley, April 2011) and an interview with Mark Kuo, venture capitalist, Gobi Partners, August 2011.

Silicon Valley = Networks + Talent + Quick Reflexes

N° 206, May 2009

Silicon Valley is the world’s most prolific producer of new ideas, and it has built lasting success on three pillars: strong business networks, worldwide talent, and quick reflexes. Based on sources including, What Makes Silicon Valley Tick? by Tapan Munroe (Nova Vista Publishing, May 2009).

Japanese Management: Halfway between tradition and globalization

N° 155, September 2005

Although the globalization of business implies coherent managerial practices, national cultural specificities nevertheless call for tailoring, taking for example the Japanese evolution in management. Based on The Embedded Corporation, by Sanford M. Jacoby, Princeton University Press, 2005, and the interviews with Kimio Kase, professor of management at IESE, University of Navarre (Spain), and Thierry Moulonguet, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Renault.

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