If you have not had the chance to keep track of the latest business and management thinking, Harvard Business Review has two suggestions to go top of your list, both relevant to broader PSD thinking.
The difficulty in securing a hotel room in New Delhi is further confirmation of its status as a booming emerging market. I had to call in favors to get somewhere to stay as there are a host of business meetings around the city this week.
IFC and WRI has launched a new report today which for the first time provides aggregated and cross-coun
Should your beer make you feel guilty? We are not talking the alcohol or calories, but its poverty impact.
Having avoided the kids with Star Wars obsessions while growing up, I've never really gotten into the business of sequels, although there are clearly some who believe there is never too much of a good (bad, or indifferent) thing.
For reasons unknown, the Material Girl's 'Material World' has been swirling round my head. I believe this is called an 'earworm' and sadly, there is no known cure: I just have to wait for the next song to take its place.
While the song is anchored in 1980s excess (impress/depress yourself... in which year did the song come out?), it may be due for recycling. A Millennium version of 'Material World' might carry the opposite connotation - less is more.
In rapid succession, I'd like to introduce a second Italian blogger. Giulio Quaggiotto has long been supporting PSD Blog behind the scenes, and I'm glad we've finally convinced him to take his ideas public. Giulio is a program officer in Knowledge and Innovation for IFC's Environment and Social Development Department.