By Rolando T. Dy
A country’s global competitiveness is reflected in the list of companies in the global stage. Among these are: ADM, Bunge, Cargill and Dreyfus (the ABCD) for commodities; and Pepsico, Coca Cola, Mondelez and Mars (USA), Nestle (Switzerland), JBS (Brazil), Danone (France) for food processing. The top global retailers are: Walmart, Costco (USA), Carrefour (France), Tesco (UK), Aldi and Metro (Germany) to name a few.
By Alma Rita R. Jimenez
The Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), in partnership with BusinessWorld and Healthway Medical, will hold its 12th MAP International CEO Conference 2014 this coming Sept. 9, Tuesday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rizal Ballroom of the Makati Shangri-La.
By Jose Rene C. Gayo
I was browsing over articles I have written and I stumbled on this piece that I find still very relevant, 15 years after. Here are excerpts from that article published in 1999: “A review of Philippine experience in managing economic development shows a strong bias against agriculture. Since the 1950s, industrialization has been the main […]
By Eduardo H. Yap
“The only thing that is constant is change,” said Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Here, the constancy of change is colliding with a seemingly irresistible force—inertia against tax reform. But the Asean economic integration in 2015 and the need to be competitive may yet be the catalyst for change.
By Ronald U. Mendoza
This month’s news reports about the Bureau of Customs (BOC) have been quite unflattering, to say the least.