Ethiopia pushes retail door ajar To Foreigners

By Richard Lough ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has pushed the door ajar for foreign retailers keen to enter the fast-growing market of 90 million people, welcoming them as managers but keeping the state in control. It is a tantalising, if limited, offer for firms such as Walmart of the United States and Kenya’s Nakumatt … Read more

Missing jet highlights ageing radar crisis

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 (Reuters) – The ease with which a big jetliner melted into the ether after vanishing from Malaysian radar illustrates an uncomfortable paradox about modern aviation: state-of-the-art airplanes rely on ageing ground infrastructure to tell them where to go. While satellites shape almost every aspect of modern life, the use of radar … Read more

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A capitalist’s dilemma – by the world’s top management thinker

In this superb Op-Ed in the New York Times, the man rated as the world’s top management thinker, Clayton Christensen, says the winner of the presidential election must face “the capitalist’s dilemma.” Christensen, A professor at Harvard University, is the author of the international bestseller The Innovator’s Dilemma. In many ways, the answer won’t depend … Read more