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Worries about political risk

Earlier, developed markets were completely “safe”, but they are now subject to worrying protectionist pressures, rues Premila Nazareth Satyanand in a chapter titled How BRIC MNEs deal with inte... »

FOI and FDI

Can the freedom of information (FOI) increase foreign direct investment (FDI) to developing countries? This is the question that Daniel Berliner of University of Washington explores in The impa... »

Potential of virtual volunteering

‘Kaho, Karo, ya Karwao,’ or ‘Say, Do, or Get it Done,’ reads the tagline of http://karmayog.org, “a resource that enables you to ‘Improve Your World’ by connecting you with like-minded people and... »

Aiming big is the starting point

One day, Azim Jamal was coaching his son, Tawfiq, in one of soccer drills that required the ball to be passed to the team-mate at head level. “Each time I made him do this, he would pass the ball... »

Dangers of the inexorable internetworking

The Internet can make our existences better only if we learn how to accommodate it, says William H. Davidow in Overconnect... »

It pays to do accounting research

Compensation of accounting faculty is positively related to the quantity and quality of research output, as well as the reputation of the school from which the individual graduated and at... »

When do shareholder rights matter more?

Firms in which the shareholder finds it easier to forecast the effect of a particular management action on the future value of the firm benefit much more from such shareholder rights than... »

Peak of life cycle wealth

Who is wealthy? This is the question that Stefan Hochguertel of the VU University Amsterdam, and Henry Ohlsson of the Uppsala University explore in Who is at the top? Wealth mobility over the l... »

When do shareholder rights matter more?

Firms in which the shareholder finds it easier to forecast the effect of a particular management action on the future value of the firm benefit much more from such shareholder rights than do their... »

Disaster recovery management, going forward

Disaster recovery as a service makes it very easy for organisations to adopt and be recovery-ready, says Lakshman Narayanaswamy, Co-founder and VP, Products, Sanovi Technologies, Bangalore (http:/... »
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