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Oil industry facing black future

Believing that China and India’s industrialization would lead to increased oil demand and price, oil companies are investing billions of pounds to extract oil from tar sands. A report by Greenpeace claims that there will actually be a long-term decline in oil demand. Peter Hughes, Arthur D. Little’...
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The PMU "gets ready to launch a global offer of sports...

For several months, CEO, Philippe Germond has launched a global offer on sports betting to be ready for the opening of gaming and betting market to competition on January 1st 2010. A study carried out by Arthur D. Little has recently estimated that market at 3.4 billion euros.
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Operational Excellence and PAT have an effect

The market for pharma installations is highly attractive, but bears numerous risks. On the one hand engineers have to deal with the splits between major enterprises and medium-sized businesses, on the other hand they need to have more and more special knowledge about regulatory basic conditions as...
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Ford prüft Verkauf von Volvo an Chinesen

The number of global players within the automobile industry will rise from now ten to fifteen within the next decade on account of the new and expanding suppliers from India and China. This development will put the established car-manufacturers under pressure, says Marc Winterhoff from Arthur D....
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Businesses that survive will emerge from the recession in...

The article argues that companies who take advantage of the recession in order to change their structure will end up much stronger if they survive the recession. It discusses Arthur D. Little's three sets of action for companies: 'hygiene', 'fitness', and 'muscle-building' and how they will help...
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UK lacks unity on wind energy

Matthew Jackson writes to The Independent on the lack of unity and co-ordination in the UK’s offshore wind industry. Matthew states that this lack of unity now has the UK facing major competition for foreign direct investment and that both the government and industry will have to work twice as hard...
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Regards croisés sur l'aéroport de 2025

It's now necessary for airport and operation management players to adapt a long-term vision and elaborate new strategies (to anticipate airport in 2025). (...) The "city airport concept" will develop in the coming years and impose a new business model to airports : to turn infrastructure...
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Chinesische Telekomausrüster starten Aufholjagd

The market share of Chinese telecom suppliers like ZTE and Huawei is constantly growing. Their success is not only due to their reasonable prices, but also to their power to innovate. An Arthur D. Little assessment considers Huawei along with the Swedish Ericsson in the group of the most...
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The global truck and bus industry will experience market...

Latest report from ADL predicts that mastering new powertrain technologies will be critical within the rapidly evolving commercial vehicle market

The impact of the global financial crisis on the truck and bus industry has been profound. However, other forces such as increasing divergence in market requirements and new powertrain technologies are driving major changes in the commercial vehicle (CV) industry, which are fundamentally changing...
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M&A needn't spell inefficiency for corporate...

With half of all M&A deals failing, 'Winning the Merger Decathlon' outlines the 10 steps to ensuring mergers generate long-term corporate value

With the global liquidity crisis set to fuel new merger and acquisition (M&A) activity this year, a new report by global management consultancy Arthur D. Little claims that despite the growing experience with mergers over the last seven years, the failure rates stay at a high level.   To...
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