Viewpoint Beyond Tiananmen: Is There a Future for Foreign Business in China?
The recent events in China's Tiananmen Square sent a deep shudder through the boardrooms of many firms in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan.
Political and Economic Forces Shaping the Business World
Historians and social scientists do better looking backward than looking forward. Economists, for example, have predicted seven of the last two recessions. Once something has happened, however, we can usually explain why it was inevitable.
Industry/Government Partnering: Toward a New Industrial Policy?
Confronted with an increasingly competitive business environment at both national and international levels, corporations of all sizes are finding collaboration, teaming, and partnering more and more important, both tactically and strategically.
Asia Pacific: The Next Regional Trading Bloc?
If Lester Thurow is right in suggesting that GATT is "dead," how will international trading relationships develop during the rest of this century?
Viewpoint What Executives Need to Learn
Executives who understand their work in terms of a flow of information are still a very small minority. Most of us continue to use computers primarily to do things we have always done - that is, to crunch numbers.