Leadership and People Managenent

‘Caring Economics’ Towards a Better World

Mediterranean refugee crisis and xenophobia. Eurozone and Greece bailout. War in Ukraine. ISIS. These are just some of the latest world news headlines, the ones that reflect the current geopolitical instability, and involve a lot of arguing, in-group out-group categorizations, blaming one another, confrontation, fear, aggression and intolerance. These issues are global, hence we need…

HQ Involvement with Its Subsidiaries: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Multinational businesses expand their operations worldwide by establishing subsidiaries abroad. Given that a subsidiary is an asset of the multinational company and serves the economic aims of the business headquarters (HQ), HQ-subsidiary interdependence and a continuous relationship seem to be unavoidable. The degree of interdependence naturally differs with the degrees of freedom granted to the…

Five Measures to Create Jobs for Countries with High Unemployment

Job creation is one of the most important challenges facing society. This is true from both the social and economic points of view, particularly amid an economic crisis as persistent as the one that hit the Western world in the opening decade of the 21st century. One of the most dramatic consequences of this crisis…
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