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Special Environment - To a New Sustainable Economic Model

This article explains the greatest challenge Spain is facing: how to transform its economic model into a sustainable one. Javier Serra, an Arthur D. Little consultant, declares that Spain needs to increase its model’s transformation rhythm. This opinion is based on the history of other EU...
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The burro-drivers

The history of the consulting industry - what consultants generally promise their clients: it is a history of impressive economic growth. The first management consultancy was founded in 1886 by the MIT-professor Arthur Dehon Little.
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More life for art

The Museum Island, located within the center of Berlin, guarantees high-class art-indulgences, but the adjacent surroundings leave a lot to be desired.  A recent study published by Arthur D. Little states their Germany based CEO, Diethard Bühler, as saying, “the public sphere in between the...
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Two-fisted economizer win

Every two years Hoeselbarth-Lay index ranks German consulting companies in terms of reputation and the public awareness it reaches. It also deals with the question of how far these houses improve the bottom line of their clients. This year McKinsey again ranked number one as the consultancy with...
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Pharmaceutical industry is facing unprecedented social...

The social environment is deteriorating in the pharmaceutical industry. On Sept 24th, 2009, American BMS confirmed their Epernon (west of Paris) factory would close and result in a loss of 223 jobs. According to Arthur D. Little, within the next few years the pharmaceutical industry will experience...
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Online gambling: Experts fear to see the number of addicts...

Gambling addiction experts fear an increase in the number of pathological gamblers - especially among young people. Because of the online gambling market opening up and operators now being allowed to advertise, Arthur D. Little’s research shows the turnover generated by online gaming and that...
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Fleet of vehicles in companies: Small adjustments could...

According to French Observatoire du Véhicule d'entreprise, a research institute that monitors corporate car fleets, the car industry, as a whole, went down 7-10% in 2009. New regulations regarding the environment have been introduced and have inevitably hurt the situation even more. According to...
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Low carbon economy era

Arthur D. Little strongly suggests that when companies plan long term growth, they must take into account their carbon footprint. Even if the company believes this could be unfavourable in relation to their competitors who have already incorporated sustainable parameters and/or new players in...
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Hans Smits, topman van de haven van Rotterdam blijft...

Full page interview with CEO of Port of Rotterdam, Hans Smit, and former ADL director (currently president of Advisory Council for Arthur D. Little Netherlands). Mr. Smit remains positive despite the negative impact of the crisis on traffic in Rotterdam.
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Innovation driven acquisitions: ready to kick start the...

Innovation driven acquisitions: ready to kick start the revival of the M&A market? These types of acquisitions are of continued importance and might even breathe life into the M&A market.
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