World Economic Forum, Davos 2008

Viewpoint: Don Tapscott

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Ten Dreams for Davos

Wikinomics co-author Don Tapscott outlines 10 points, showing how Web 2.0 can change the world, that he'll discuss at the World Economic Forum

 

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In Depth -- Davos Special Report

How About a Non-Carbon Global Economy?

Infosys Technologies Co-Chairman Nandan Nilekani calls for a global agreement on capping carbon that's fair to both developing and developed countries

Best And Worst Sovereign Wealth Funds

Bruce Nussbaum blogs about a new sovereign wealth fund risk index created by Hugo Dixon, editor and chief of breakingviews.com

Sovereign Wealth Funds Top Davos Talk

Some object to the buying power of the international entities as they take larger positions in U.S. blue chips. Others say fears are unfounded

Bill Gates Backs Social Entrepreneurship at Davos

Blogger Bruce Nussbaum observes that while Gates is late to the party, he brings The Gates Foundation's enormous clout

Will India and China Destroy the Planet Or Save It?

India's Minister of Finance, Palaniappan Chidambaran, expresses outrage over an article in the FT

Lenovo at a Crossroads

Writing in his blog, Bangalore Tigers, Steve Hamm recounts his conversation with Lenovo Chairman Yang Yuanqing

At Davos, Building a Green Buzz

For Dutch office-builder OVG the move to energy efficiency is paying off. The environmental theme is key to the World Economic Forum this year

At Davos, the Growling of Bears

Sunny weather at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps is no match for dark economic clouds and the prospect of a slump

Coupling and Decoupling in Davos

In his blog, Nussbaum on Design, Bruce Nussbaum asks whether Europe, Asia and the rest of the globe can insulate themselves from the declining US economy

Davos Rumor -- IBM buys AMD

Bangalore Tigers blogger Steve Hamm hears his first juicy rumor at Davos

First Day at the World Economic Forum in Davos

SIVs and market mayhem dominate the discussion on Davos' first day of sessions, Bruce Nussbaum blogs in Nussbaum on Design

Carlota Perez on the Downside of Globalization

Steve Hamm interviews the author of Technological Revolutions and Financial Capital: the Dynamics of Bubbles and Golden Ages in his blog, Bangalore Tigers

Managing the Global Workforce

As the World Economic Forum opens in Davos, companies ponder how to gain an edge by finding the right talent in the right location

What's Really on the Davos Agenda

It officially focuses on innovation, but the specter of global recession promises to dominate the discussion at the World Economic Forum

International Isn't Just IBM's First Name

Big Blue has built a global network for client services and in the past three years has hired 90,000 people in low-cost countries

Case Study: For L'Oréal, Recruiting Is All a Big Game

Nokia's New Home in Romania

The phonemaker is rushing to set up shop close to its Eastern European customers

The Right Perks

Global hiring means getting a handle on how different cultures view salaries, taxes, and benefits

People Movers

Dispatching workers around the globe is more than HR can handle. So a new industry has sprung up

Young and Impatient in India

Workers raised in an age of economic optimism want it all, and they want it now

Case Study: To Adapt, ITT Lets Go of Unpopular Ratings

It's All About the Face-to-Face

There is still no substitute for personal interaction, and these road warriors go to great lengths to get it

Case Study: Microsoft's Canadian Solution

Reporter's Journal: India's Generation Gap

BusinessWeek's Steve Hamm describes how India's companies are developing new schemes to keep the younger generation engaged

Interactive Case Study: For Cognizant, Two's Company

Viewpoint: Nicholas M. Donofrio

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Africa Wants Opportunities, Not Handouts

IBM's Nicholas Donofrio has heard it from Africans themselves: They don't want aid, they want a chance to develop their own businesses