As cities and states look for creative ways to solve budget shortfalls, predatory private companies always seem to pop up claiming to have the perfect answer.
Don't let your comfort zone cripple your progress. Take a leap of faith, pack your things and see how South East Asia can change your life, nurture your business, and breed a level of success you thought was only available to the upper eschelon.
High-value added innovations such as 3D printing and big data, among others, underscore the increasingly tenuous link between innovation and employment growth. Ultimately, the logic of globalization and a market economy leads globally active firms to resort to global locations, whether for their markets, core assets, inputs or labor.
As the nation seeks to understand the causes and solutions of income inequality, the recent trend of outsourcing public services to for-profit corporations should be a focus of study. We've allowed huge corporations to assume control of our schools, roads, prisons and libraries.
Newspaper reports have disclosed that Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs have recently moved to Minnesota.
You run your own company, you took a course on "how to build a website" and have created a fairly decent website for your business. However, you need ...
We need to simplify -- to cut away the unnecessary so we can hone in on the strategies and actions that create happier, healthier, smarter success.
Once the Chinese open their factories or acquire existing companies in the U.S., they can begin the process of integrating forward, ultimately owning and/or controlling every link in the value chain, including the most important link that connects with consumers: retailers and brands.
Even as President Obama chooses to highlight growing income inequality in his State of the Union address, his administration seeks to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
A spectre haunts us -- the spectre of robots. Technology has always been disruptive, but how the gains are distributed is the real issue.
By this question, I mean the American people -- not America, our country, nor American corporations. There can be diplomatic benefits to trade agreements, such as strengthening our relationships with countries that are allies in the world's political arena.
The healthcare.gov launch is a debacle for those who believe that we should outsource public services to for-profit companies without adequate planning and oversight. Sadly, when it comes to outsourcing government IT services, the healthcare.gov example is par for the course.
The single truth is that robots will enter to workforce.
Beware of what you wish for. For all of the "pollyannas" who have been rooting for manufacturing jobs returning to the good old U.S. of A. from low-cost countries such as China, they may just be getting their wish; but not in the way they intended. It will end badly.
Repeated failures illustrate why we need action to rein in outsourcing. There are simple ways to make sure the public is protected when government's contract out vital public functions.
Despite the fact that Facebook celebrates its tenth birthday in 2014, many of us are still grappling with social media as we continue trying to find the best ways to make it work for us.