The importance of cell phones for isolated communities and different applications of mobile technology have been the subjects of much debate.
"Wal-Mart deserves the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize. And the Vatican may want to beatify the world's largest retailer." That's how a Canadian journalist leads his article in entertaining fashion.
He argues that the giant U.S. retailer should be the recipient of the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize, among other reasons, because it creates thousands of jobs each year in developing countries.
A new study by the Boston Consulting Group finds that outsourcing to China and India did little or nothing to save costs for many of the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
In an interview with the Ivey Business Journal, Jeffrey Sachs talks about "clinical economics," corruption, business environment, social responsibility and natural resources in Africa:
Could enterprises voluntarily choose to tap informal credit markets to avoid the additional scrutiny or even harassment that engaging with formal financial institutions might invite?