Browsing Category: Globalization

Entrepreneurship, Globalization, Leadership

Cuba Libre

The Cuba Libre is a cocktail that mixes Coca-Cola and Bacardi Rum—popularized in the 1950s, it is part of the romantic appeal of Cuba that includes Ernest Hemingway, the Cha-Cha, Mambo, palm trees, tropical climes, independence uprisings, and revolutions. That you can find neither Coke nor Bacardi…

By Bob Bruner-
Finance, Globalization

The Political Cycle: Pay Close Attention

“An election is coming.  Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.”  George Eliot. “Politicians and diapers should be changed frequently and all for the same reason.”  José Maria de Eça de Queiroz. “Win or lose…

By Bob Bruner-
Globalization, Management Education

Globalization of Management Education

“Globalization has changed us into a company that searches the world, not just to sell or to source, but to find intellectual capital – the world’s best talents and greatest ideas.” [Jack Welch, former CEO, General Electric] Along with well-known companies like General Electric, the field of management education…

By Bob Bruner-
Diversity, Globalization

4th of July 2010: Independence From and To

A few score of immigrants were sworn in today as U.S. citizens at Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson (third U.S. President and founder of University of Virginia.)  The new citizens pledged to “absolutely and entirely renounce and adjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince …potentate…

By Bob Bruner-