Planning for 100 years: a serious matter of intercultural differences
Recently, a colleague asked me for some of my views about the role culture and background play in the behavior of business managers and leaders. While intercultural management is not the specific focus of my research and teaching, both my personal and professional lives have provided me a close-up window...
Guyana’s Trade Prospects: A column by Jerry Haar and Cristina Caus.
By Jerry Haar and Cristina Caus * A cursory view of the political, economic and social environment in South America does not instill optimism. Economic and political challenges across the region erode the confidence of both local and foreign investors, reducing the likelihood of a strong post-pandemic recovery in the...
Bureaucracy—Latin America’s Enduring Nemesis. A column by Jerry Haar.
The mid-year status of Latin America, both economically and politically, is not particularly positive; and the outlook for the next six months is not encouraging. In the economic domain, the IMF reports that growth is projected to slow to 1.6% this year after a remarkable 4% in 2022. Underlying inflation...
Grupo Mexico heads the Latin Trade’s Financial Strength Index 1Q 2023
It has been a remarkable year for Grupo México, the Mexican mining company, as it maintains its position as the strongest financial performer among Latin American companies. As we enter the first quarter of 2023, Grupo México celebrates its fifth consecutive quarter atop Latin Trade’s Financial Strength Index. The index...