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World Happiness Report 2018

This year Finland takes the top spot as the happiest country as measured by surveys undertaken by Gallup International from 2015-2017. Rounding out the rest of the top ten in order of overall happiness are Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Sweden, and Australia. The U.S. ranked 18th. The least happy countries are …
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The Most Innovative Companies 2018 – BCG

Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Samsung top the list of the world’s 50 most innovative companies, according to a survey by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) of over 1,000 senior innovation leaders from a wide variety of countries and industries. The findings of the survey are detailed in a report, titled The Most Innovative Companies …
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World Best Places to Work 2018

Facebook is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 100 best places to work. Bain & Company and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2018 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. …
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IMD World Talent Ranking 2017

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD), a Switzerland-based private business school, has published the IMD World Talent Report 2017. Switzerland, Denmark and Belgium remain the most competitive countries in the 2017 IMD World Talent Ranking. Europe continues to dominate the 2017 list, with 11 out of the 15 most talent competitive economies based on …
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Doing Business 2018

The World Bank has just published “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs”. The report measures the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 190 economies—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—and over time. Doing Business measures regulations affecting 11 …
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The Global Gender Gap Report 2017

The World Economic Forum has just published the 2017 edition of The Global Gender Gap Report. The findings in this year’s report show that, overall, 68% of the global gender gap has been closed. This is a slight deterioration on 2016 and 2015, when the gap was 68.3% and 68.1%, respectively. Behind the decline is …
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World Best Places to Work 2017

Bain & Company is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 50 best places to work. Facebook and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2017 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. As …
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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2017 Results

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD), a Switzerland-based private business school, has published the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking 2017. The World Competitiveness Center research group has ranked nations on their competitiveness on the global business stage since 1989. The world’s most competitive countries continue to jostle for the top positions in the 2017 IMD World Competitiveness …
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FORBES Global 2000 Ranking – 2017

FORBES Global 2000 is a comprehensive annual ranking of the world’s largest public companies. The 2017 Global 2000 is bigger and more valuable in the aggregate than last year’s list, with higher sales, profits, assets and market values. The list as a whole is significantly more valuable from the year prior, with aggregate market capitalization …
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World Happiness Report 2017

The happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe and they include Norway, Denmark, and Iceland. The least happy countries are Tanzania, Burundi and Central African Republic. Spain ranks 34th, according to the findings of the World Happiness Report 2017, commissioned for the recent United Nations Conference on Happiness (mandated by the UN General Assembly). The …
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