Galadari Brothers’ Dubai-Tokyo Alliance

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Dubai’s population is 70% non-emirate, making it the most cosmopolitan city in the Persian Gulf. A trait like this goes a long way in business.

The Galadari Brothers sets an example for doing business in a city as diverse as Dubai, as they are a large business group standing out for their strong international relationships in foreign affairs, particularly in Japan. Continue reading

BP Oil: How to recover from Disaster- Answer 2

Self_verification_SOR_audit_375xDevelop a Safety and Operations Risk Function

BP created a Safety and Operations Risk function (S&OR) that could quantify that amount of risk that the company was taking throughout its operations.  The function sets clear requirements, maintains and independent view of operating risk, provides deep technical support for the operating business, and intervenes when necessary to cause corrective action. Continue reading

Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways: Highest Customer Satisfaction in North America

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What is the most important service to earn customer satisfaction?

Well, if the results of the J.D. Power & Associates 2013 North American Airline Satisfaction Study are anything to go by, the answer to that question could be as simple as smiling at your customers.

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Business Initiative Directions Sponsors Gymkhana Mitológica «Madrid, Capital del Mito»


On the 18th May, Madrid’s Parque del Buen Retiro will return to the beginning of civilisation. It will be a journey into the past, to the world of minotours and mystical beings; an escapade to Ithaca, hand in hand with an imagined Penelope.

From midday on the 18th of May, secondary students from all over the Spanish captial will take part in II Gymkhana Mitológica «Madrid, Capital del Mito»  an orienteering-meets-obstacle-course-type competition to challenge both body and mind.

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