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How foreigners can successfully do business in Indonesia

How foreigners can successfully do business in Indonesia

– Indonesia can be a daunting destination for business people new to Asia. Jakarta is chaotic at times and getting around town is often challenging. Combine that with a foreign language and a foreign culture and many are put off. But if you do you research before you arrive, be prepared for differences and respect …

‘Zombie Company’ Apocalypse Looms in China | China Economy and Trade

Zombie companies in China. They’re bad for economic growth. and they’re eating up money like tasty brains. But there’s just no easy fix. for China’s coming zombie apocalypse. Welcome back to China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell. Zombies. They’re running amok in China. And no, I’m not talking about World War Z, the book version, where …

Economic Update: Democratize the Enterprise [CLIP]

So tell me what particularly that your organization Democratize The Enterprise, what is it focusing it on as a way to move this forward this part, this plan, this program? Right, well it’s focusing on right now, we have a website which is basically a place where we’re storing a bill, it’s a model bill, …

Business Cycles Explained: Austrian Theory

Business Cycles Explained: Austrian Theory

The Austrian theory postulates that entrepreneurs are tricked or fooled by government-engineered increases in the money supply. Here’s a simple example of how the scenario runs: The central bank inflates the supply of money. The real interest rate falls because there are more funds to be lent out. As the real interest falls, entrepreneurs borrow …

Philip Evans: How data will transform business

Philip Evans: How data will transform business

I’m going to talk a little bit about strategy and its relationship with technology. We tend to think of business strategy as being a rather abstract body of essentially economic thought, perhaps rather timeless. I’m going to argue that, in fact, business strategy has always been premised on assumptions about technology, that those assumptions are …

Free Trade vs. Protectionism

Free trade is simply a policy of trading treating foreign goods and services no differently than domestic goods and services are treated. Free trade is a policy of allowing domestic consumers to buy from abroad just as freely as they can buy at home. Protectionism is a policy of discriminating against foreign goods and services,. …