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Cultural Competence

The modern business environment is ever more ethnically and culturally diverse. In the workplace, it is no longer unusual to work side by side with

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Aid for Trade

By Kevin Abraham Reading through a couple of African business magazines, I see that one topic of discussion is about a couple of UK initiatives

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The 1995 Barings bank collapse – a failure we might learn from.

Not much remains to remind us of Barings Bank, which collapsed nearly a quarter of a century ago, after having done pretty well for the Baring family for around 250 years. Technically, it was KO’d by the actions of just one man, but really, it probably couldn’t have happened without the unwitting culpability of just about every director and senior manager in the organization.

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Cannabis vs Alcohol
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Cannabis vs alcohol: Which way will the market go, and grow?

An article on the impact of increased cannabis consumption on the alcoholic beverage industry in USA [Jules Scully, Fastmoving, Feb 26th 2019] makes the point that as cannabis acceptance and consumption grows, the risk to alcohol beverages is likely to increase. The US cannabis industry has surged in recent years – ten states have now approved adult recreational use of cannabis products and 34 states have approved cannabis for medicinal purposes.

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