While some may see corporate diversity initiatives as nothing more than glitzy marketing campaigns, a PSU business school professor's research shows that companies that hire a more diverse set of employees are rewarded with a richer pipeline of innovative products and a stronger financial position.
Japan’s reputation for flawless manufacturing quality and efficiency transformed the country’s postwar economy, changed business practices world-wide and spawned a library’s worth of management manuals and business advice books. Now, the model is cracking.
When federal agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores across the US earlier this month and arrested 21 workers suspected of being undocumented immigrants, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement director Tom Homan declared that the highly publicized raids were meant to send a message to employers: “If you are found to be breaking the law, you will be held accountable.”
Corporate results for 2017’s final quarter will start pouring in next week and are expected to be laden with one-time charges as US companies begin to cope with tax code changes, including a one-time tax on trillions of dollars in profits held overseas.
The United States has blacklisted several Russian companies and individuals over their alleged connection to the Ukrainian crisis and the 2014 reunification of the Crimean peninsula with the Russian mainland.
Iran has signed contracts with major European companies for the sale of crude oil, five months after the implementation of the last year’s nuclear agreement between Tehran and six global powers, a senior Iranian official says.
Matthew Shaw was working as a journalist in London in 2014 when he experienced a bout of depression on the job. He realized that the resources available to him and his colleagues weren’t necessarily addressing their needs, and many people felt they had to keep their diagnoses a secret.
Spectacular presence of the foreign companies in Iran’s international oil and gas exhibition shows the companies’ enthusiasm for strengthening post-sanctions relations with Iranian firms as several agreements have been signed during the event which kicked off on Thursday.