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Understanding Business Continuity Management

Disasters always come without warning, meaning lack of preparedness can have devastating results to businesses. The only way that a business can ensure preparedness for disasters is through a business continuity management programme. Barclay Simpsons describes business Continuity Management (BCM) as a holistic management process that helps an organisation identify potential threats and the possible […]

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Synergies and Impact of Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate Responsibility is becoming ever more important in these challenging economic times. Real prosperity requires a combination of economic development with social generosity and demands a new approach towards social and managerial engagement. Mergers and acquisitions are typically complex in nature and have to be seen from a wider perspective that takes into account not […]

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Sustainability and COVID-19: A disconnect?

The question we are addressing in this article is: Did the companies that have included sustainability and corporate responsibility in their strategies, acted fair und provided help during Corona (COVID-19). We are looking at the strategies of the companies and are providing examples of actions implemented in certain industries. Did they act responsibly or did […]

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Managing the global and local supply chain

The term glocal, used to describe global and local actions together, is used in several ways by business today. Many people supporting the local movement, such as local food advocates and those proposing ways to use local business for community building, suggest that some business activities should always consider transportation to the end market, including […]