Amazon’s Jeff Bezos has found a way to make executives think harder for longer in meetings. He makes his executives write down what they have figured out in several pages of clear prose which is read in silence at the start of a meeting.
Geopolitical crisis can be capricious. It can devastate one market, while leaving a neighbouring market unscathed. Even within the same market, an event may be perceived differently, depending on a company’s business model, sector, value chain or processes.
Companies are taking a strategic approach to hiring contingent workers, whether as a cost-saving measure or a way to find skilled staff at short notice, says Catherine Mazy. But there are also legal risks to consider.