7 Highly Effective Habits
This is the first study to examine what factors are associated with an increased follower-count on Twitter over an extended period of time. Hutto et al. (2013) studied 507 Twitter users over 15 months and half-a-million tweetsFamous Resolution Lists: Jonathan Swift, Susan Sontag, Marilyn Monroe, Woody Guthrie
“Stay glad. Keep hoping machine running. Love everybody. Make up your mind.”The new pluralism
Power in modern society is progressively being diffused, moving away from central government to interest groups, even to single individuals. Society and the body politic in democratic societies are becoming pluralist in new ways. This phenomenon was analysed by management guru and social science professor Peter Drucker in his book The New Age. A clear understanding of this development would help political and social leaders to cope with changing electoral aspirations.Economic Depressions: Their Cause and Cure
We live in a world of euphemism. Undertakers have become \"morticians,\" press agents are now \"public relations counsellors\" and janitors have all been transformed into \"superintendents.\" In every walk of life, plain facts have been wrapped in cloudy camouflage.Fresh takes on Peter Drucker
IN the past business in China has been predominantly driven by the all-pervasive guanxi or relationships - be it family ties, friendship, or a set of official favors and reciprocation that keep the wheels turning.Profits and poverty
C.K. Prahalad thinks there can be a win-win relationship between business and the poorThe Payoff for Investing in Poor Countries.
Multinationals can do plenty to help the world’s poor-and in the process help themselves. Start with this fact: the aggregate buying power of poor communities is actually quite large. In this excerpt from Harvard Business Review, C. K. Prahalad and Allen Hammond dispel common myths and suggest creative ways to tap an overlooked market. Banned Aid
Henry McKinnel, Pfizer\'s Chairman, is wondering what he has done wrong by giving away, for free distribution, its AIDS related drug, Diflucan, (worldwide sales $ 1 b.) to Government clinics in S. Africa. Non profit humanitarian groups are chagrined with the charity. They want Pfizer to lower the price of the drug, and to allow inexpensive generics into the market, rather than give it away free to government clinics. Over 11 per cent, (4.7 m.) of S Africa\'s population is HIV +ve. The government programme has reached only 4000 patients so far, barely scratching the surface. It reaches only those who go through government clinics and not to private ones. Corporate image management is an important function and this article reveals how tenuous it can be.World Systems: after the Terror
A Prince with Divided Loyalties
\"Even though Saudi Arabian multibillionaire Alwaleed has a huge stake in the West, he questions U.S. policy\"The Sudan-Iraq-Afghanistan Alliance: and the Russian connection America's enemies unveiled.
\"The terrible events of last week were anticipated by the work of security expert Yossef Bodansky. Readers are advised to study Bodansky\'s book, Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. Using Bodansky\'s basic outline, recent news stories, the excellent research of John K. Cooley\'s Unholy Wars and Samir al-Khalil\'s Republic of Fear, I attempt to describe the forces at work behind the destruction of the World Trade Center. \"The Next Revolution
\"The next wave of the Internet revolution is happening right now -- in your teenager\'s bedroom. Michael Lewis tracked the tech-savvy kids who are shaking up corporate America and launching a social revolution in the process.\"