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How Obama Inherited the Colin Powell Rule

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When Sweden refuses to bailout Saab and the French prime minister scolds the U.S. for excessive government spending the world is truly upside down. The problem with government involvement in private industry is the confusion it creates. Take the latest twist in the government’s  bailout of the auto industry.The Obama administration has given GM CEO Rick Wagoner the boot as condition ...

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Declining Public Trust in U.S. Business

  Although there is a considerable decline of trust in businesses at global levels, U.S. has had a significant impact this year with America now comparable to France and Germany, considered as the lowest ranking nations on trust parameters. According to the 2009 Edelman Trust Barometer ratings, the dwindling trust is mostly attributed to the staggering financial losses and the ...

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Is Nigeria the Next India?

An exotic and culturally unique location, a long history of Western colonization and independence, a grow ing population of educated young professionals, a third-world infrastructure, a tremendous business opportunity: 10 years ago, if you asked an expert in the global business community to associate a country with these statements, “India” was the reply you could expect. Fueled by seemingly insatiable ...

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