Global Strategy Watch


Tips For Managers to Improve Communication

There’s no doubt that an organization requires excellent communication on the part of both managers and their subordinates. However, managers sometimes tend to take this for granted, and their subordinates do not wish to broach the topic as they assume that their manager isn’t going to listen anyways. So here are tips by which managers […]


How Do You Liquidate a Business?

When you start up a business, you need to have solid strategies in place to ensure that your business runs smoothly and is successful. In the event of any kind of failure, then you would need to seriously consider liquidating your business. It is really the last resort in any business, where you are able […]


Europe’s Debt Crisis Worsens

Spain’s credit ratings plunged even lower and Greece sought reassurance from Germany to keep afloat, leading to a bigger than expected debt crisis in Europe. Germany has come forward to assist Greece, promising to get approval on a key aid package within days. A collapse in the construction industry in Spain led to Standard & […]


Advertising Your Business; The Cost Effective Way

Times are tough, and advertising is being considered by some as an unnecessary expenditure. Although this is untrue, perhaps it would be more prudent to look at cost effective methods of advertising. Here are a few: • A flyer – this is one of the simplest ways to advertise your business. To create more interest, […]




The power of direct selling

The direct selling or multilevel marketing (MLM) in the U.S. generates $28.5 billion annually for the direct selling industry. They carry vitamins, cosmetics and weight-loss supplements door to door or sell at organized promotional events. Direct sellers also make money by recruiting new sellers, training materials and supplies. The Division of Marketing Practices of the […]


Is your business making money?

Most of us start a business because we want to make money, tired of working for someone else, we are good at what we are doing and host of other reasons. We may be good at few things related to the business. However, when it comes to finance, most of us lacks the basic knowledge […]


The rise of Chinese heavy equipment manufacturing businesses

These days when we talk about Chinese businesses, we immediately envision cheap Chinese textiles, plastic toys, apparels, shoes and electronics. But slowly and steadily Chinese heavy industrial businesses are increasing their foothold and China is sending away the low-end export manufacturing to other countries such as India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh. Chinese exports, more specifically […]


Foreclosed Properties and Other REOs

Foreclosed properties and real estate owned (REO) properties in a bank’s portfolio sell for less than an open market property. Nimble, sophisticated investors with cash on hand often get attractive properties through consistent vigilance. Most REO deals offer discounts because the property is imperfect in some way. Finding great opportunities requires skill, the ability to […]


Google’s Side Projects

Written by Samuel Phineas Upham Google is an interesting company with investments that extend far beyond its core business as a search giant. Google sits on a substantial portion of capital, and has attempted to use it in different methods. Fiber, for instance, is Google’s effort at pushing telecommunications into the future by offering fast […]


Differences in Industrial Power Units for Planes

Keeping planes in the sky is a task that requires work around the clock. Having good power generators handy enables workers to get planes back into the air with increased efficiency. They can also cost you an arm and a leg if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Using these tips, you’ll be able […]


Should you buy second hand shipping containers?

Written by port containers When it comes to buying Shipping containers, should you go for Used containers for sale? The answer here, would have to be qualified. As a matter of fact, it all depends on the quality of the container if it’s still in a condition that can be recovered or salvaged. If you […]


Johnson and Johnson History

This article was written by Phineas Upham Johnson and Johnson is listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and it brings in an estimated $65 billion in sales each year. The company manufactures medical devices and consumer goods, including soap and a tuberculosis drug. Robert Wood Johnson founded the company with his brothers in 1886 […]




Is Germany still the champion?

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A week on from its World Cup soccer victory, Germany may return to center stage, though this time not with fan celebrations but concerns over the health of Europe's economic motor. “We've seen a delayed impact of China and the Ukraine crisis,” said ING economist Carsten Brzeski. The Ukraine/Russia issue was already there.”... [Read more]


Intel loses court challenge against $1.4 billion EU fine

By Foo Yun Chee LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Intel lost on Thursday its challenge against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.44 billion) European Union fine handed down five years ago, as Europe's second highest court said regulators did not act too harshly. The European Commission in its 2009 decision said Intel tried to thwart rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) by giving rebates... [Read more]


Buffett defends Coke, BNSF at Berkshire annual meeting

By Luciana Lopez OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday defended his recent controversial vote on executive pay at Coca-Cola Co and disappointing performance at railroad BNSF as investors grilled him on his Berkshire Hathaway Inc conglomerate at its annual shareholder meeting. The investment guru was peppered with questions at the meeting, part of a mostly festive weekend that... [Read more]


Fed guessing game intensifies while West isolates Russia

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The guessing game over U.S. interest rates is likely to intensify this week after new Fed Chair Janet Yellen raised the prospect of a hike early next year, while Russia's annexation of Crimea will keep investors focused on its next move. In a week heavy with diplomacy – U.S. President Barack Obama will meet Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Monday... [Read more]


Loss at Volkswagen plant upends union’s plan for U.S. South

By Bernie Woodall CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (Reuters) – In a stinging defeat that could accelerate the decades-long decline of the United Auto Workers, Volkswagen AG workers voted against union representation at a Chattanooga, Tennessee plant, which had been seen as organized labor's best chance to expand in the U.S. South. The loss, 712 to 626, capped a sprint finish to a long race and was... [Read more]