- Underdevelopment, poverty and economy in AfricaWednesday, 26 February 2014
Unlike Asian countries, which in recent decades experienced a growing economy, Africa continues today with severe symptoms of underdevelopment.One of the most visible legacies left by colonialism in the continent, was to inherit a very small industry, with a clear predominance of extractive mining activities.Africa is a slightly industrialized continent where only 15% of workers are employed in the industrial sector, with only a few countries (Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco) which concentrate all of that activity. More than half of the workers are engaged in rural activities, with subsistence agriculture, having very backward and archaic techniques.Read more...
- Can China become the first world’s economic potency?Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Economic changes occurred in Asia (specially in China, besides the four Asian tigers: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea) were one of the most relevant events of the second half of XX century.
Even if it’s know that Mao Zedong was the founder of the Popular Republic of China, is its successor Deng Xiaoping the main leader of the reform that turned that country into the great economic and political potency it is today.Read more...
- What is Leadership?Monday, 03 February 2014
In this article we present you different visions about leadership, and the importance of it’s characteristics
Leadership certainly is seen as important for several organizations, and it’s recognized as a powerful tool to command people within an organization, but certainly it’s defined within a romantic vision of what a leader represents.
Overall, romantic vision of leadership is based on
Let’s take a look at those.Read more...