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Capitalism Under Siege: What CEOs Are Up Against

Is capitalism being threatened? One might think so listening to recent presidential candidates banging on about “vulture” capitalism and “asset stripping” private equity companies. And these are the Republicans talking! But let’s step back. What's really going on?

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Declinism Redux

Is China cleaning our clock? In speech after speech, President Obama calls on the People’s Republic of China to stop manipulating its currency. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney milks his favorite applause line about the first thing he’ll do if elected as president: Denounce China as a currency manipulator. Former SEIU union boss Andy Stern thinks the U.S. is too ...

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Declinism Redux: Will China Be the New Japan?

Is China cleaning our clock? In speech after speech, President Obama calls on the People’s Republic of China to stop manipulating its currency. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney milks his favorite applause line about the first thing he’ll do if elected as president: Denounce China as a currency manipulator.

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The High Risk of a ‘Wait and See’ Approach

In a world were the game is changing rapidly, failing to take action—deciding to “wait and see”—can quickly put you on a path of increasing irrelevancy or a rapid demise.

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Will Government Crush Economic Recovery?

There is little question that if the US is to recover from this recession and if unemployment is to be driven down, small business will lead the way. Unfortunately, intentionally or unintentionally, the government is crushing our one hope of recovery.

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So, You Want to be a Multinational?

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Global expansion comes with global risk. As more and more firms expand their supply chains into high-risk emerging markets – often using networks of vendors and agents to rapidly put boots on the ground in these regions – they are increasingly exposed to the kinds of fraud risks that can sink their global aspirations.

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15 CEOs Make Predictions About 2012

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In industry after industry, at companies both public and privately held—regardless of size, there is one message emanating from CEOs as they look nervously toward 2012: They are basically on hold until something changes.

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CEO Outlook 2012

In industry after industry, at companies both public and privately held—regardless of size, there is one message emanating from CEOs as they look nervously toward 2012: They are basically on hold until something changes.

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Commoditization is Today’s Threat To Your Business

To sustain growth in an era when customers no longer care where or from whom they buy, you must have a strategy that focuses exclusively on one highly valued customer benefit that prospects and customers alike will associate with your firm.

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A “Nixon-Goes-to-China” Jobs Solution for Obama

Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent thinks U.S. companies are at a disadvantage compared to those based elsewhere—thanks to America’s byzantine tax code and its regulatory overreach.

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