Business Briefing: we’re overusing and underestimating ‘disruption’
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Disruption might be a buzz word at the moment but it shouldn't be ignored. It may be impossible to predict but businesses can have stakes in creating it.
South Korean Hanjin Shipping has ships and crews stranded in ports around the world as creditors and customers wait to see if the company can be saved.
Business Briefing: trusting an algorithm with investment decisions.
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Financial advice was once the realm of bankers and brokers now startups are developing digital platforms to take advantage of how trusting we are of investment advice from computers.
The effects of terrorism on businesses are wide ranging but some are learning how to adapt to risk and use it to their competitive advantage.
A change of attitude which comes with some deep introspection by South African business leaders can help address some of the country's key socioeconomic challenges.
The Apple business model is failing. Its ability to keep customers confined to the company's ecosystem cannot be sustained because of the rise of apps and other online platforms.
Why the fanfare around Apple's next product launch is already eclipsing its recent tax trouble.
Business Briefing: disrupted companies will need to think global to survive.
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Australian businesses need to focus more on the global market and less on giving generous dividends to shareholders.
Happy employees, whose basic needs are met, are essential to a productive business.
Media companies say their results are an indicator of a transformation taking place from traditional business to newer profitable digital platforms, but it seems the proof is still missing.
New research has found that carbon intensive companies have lost focus on reducing emissions under Direct Action, when compared with the carbon tax.
Business Briefing: hack-proof, how business can stay ahead in cybersecurity.
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Businesses are going about cybersecurity the wrong way and need to go back to the question: what are you trying to protect?
Following the Brexit vote, a number of cities are queuing up to take London's place as Europe's financial centre.
Business people who become politicians can bring fresh energy into the public service. They come from an ecosystem that is driven by urgency to produce measurable results.
High fees and independence make consultancy a popular option for professionals with families.
Firms that are trying to branch out into new technology, while at the same time retaining traditional business, are facing similar problems to startups.
When it comes to using technology, businesses don't always get it right.
The ever-widening gap between CEO and average worker pay has its roots in collective action by executives.
The pursuit of shareholder value destroys jobs, investment and the long term health of the economy, but as long it is legal Philip Green’s behaviour is just business as usual.
Sam Allardyce may not have the immediate appeal of Ferguson, Mourinho or Guardiola, but his approach has serious value for execs.