Topic : Role of Business

  • Seaweed trader Zuhura Mkuko Karo stands outside her warehouse on Zanzibar island in Tanzania Forum Article

    Women want a hand up, not hand-outs

    I recently had the honour of meeting Lilian, a beverage distributor from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and her… more

  • Japanese college students listen to a speech by their graduates during a job-hunting rally in Tokyo Forum Article

    Five ways talent management must change

    Today’s workplace should look more like a jazz band rather than a Dilbert-style bureaucracy that looks… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to participants before a round table talk on the shifting of lower import prices to customers due to the strong Swiss franc in Bern Forum Article

    Tackling the myths about women in business

    How do women get to the top in business? It’s important to separate facts from myths. KPMG recently… more

  • A businessman avoids puddles at the International Financial Services Centre – the business district of Dublin Forum Article

    Six principles for turning a company around

    If you were to ask any CEO, “Would you like to turn around a company?” the answer would likely be, “No… more

  • U.S. Trade Representative Froman and Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry Lim meet with pacific rim trade ministers including Japan’s Economics Minister Amari during news conference in Singapore Forum Article

    Could the TPP help to end currency wars?

    Looking for ways to stimulate economic growth and create jobs, US President Barack Obama’s administration… more

  • corruption and globalization Global Agenda Councils Article

    Has globalization made corruption worse?

    Leaders today, regardless of whether they work in the public or private sector, face no shortage of… more

  • People from different nationalities are seen in Dubai Forum Article

    How to reverse the brain drain

    In 1968, while studying at the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, I needed… more

  • Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary listens to an address during the Women Deliver 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Let girls lead

    There is no single solution to closing the gender gap, as the gender gap is not a single problem. It crosses… more

  • Employees practice relaxation exercises during break at the production facility of Phonak hearing devices of Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova in Staefa Forum Article

    How to cope with pressure at work

    Imagine you're about to miss your monthly sales targets, you do not get a crucial contract signed… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • A general view of the city of Chicago Forum Article

    Government procurement: arsenic, or gold?

    Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • To match Interview DAI-ICHI-LIFE/ Forum Article

    Ten challenges for global insurance regulation

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has completed its framework for the regulation of systemically… more

  • A woman works at the General Company for Leather Industry in Baghdad Global Agenda Councils Article

    Four ways businesses can help to build peace

    The 9/11 al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Centre twin towers – soaring symbols of development and… more

  • Brazil team members clasp hands before their women’s preliminary round basketball game against Jamaica at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara Forum Article

    How to collaborate in the age of the internet

    Creativity is a collaborative process. As brilliant as the many inventors of the internet and computer… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code around the shadow of a man holding a laptop computer in an office in Warsaw Forum Article

    How to nurture tech startups

    California may be the world’s largest and best-known technology hub, but it is not alone in fostering… more

  • A child in first grade uses a new laptop as part of the Canaima project at a Bolivarian school in Caracas Forum Article

    How can Europe embrace a digital future?

    The World Economic Forum has been enriched by the contributions of globally minded and digital… more

  • Students from Warsaw School of Economics attend a presentation at the Warsaw Stock Exchange Forum Article

    15 tips on presenting to a board

    One of the questions I most frequently get asked when people hear I sit on company boards isn’t about… more