In a period where financial markets and politicians are facing significant difficulties, businesses appear to be looking past the issue.
Many are, at the same time, instituting helpful programs like flexible work arangements or secondments in other regions—all programs that Grant Thornton member firms around the world have utilized with positive results. Brazil, one of the leading emerging economies of the last decade, is seeing a rapid deterioration in confidence and expectations.
Confidence levels over economic performance are higher in Latin America than any other part of the world as the region leads the way on business optimism into the New Year, according to the Grant Thornton International Business Report IBR. However, in Greece the situation is completely different.
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Francesca Lagerbergglobal leader for tax services at Grant Thornton, commented: Fifty two percent of businesses are expecting the tourism sector to see the biggest pick-up in activity.
A study of more than companies found that average sales revenues were more than ten times higher for organisations with a good mix of men and women in senior roles.
The predominantly patriarchal culture and gender discrimination coupled with family commitments and household responsibilities still shackle Indian working women and prevent them from occupying leadership roles and corner offices.
Survey Business Press Trust of India Wednesday February 24, Indian businesses are hopeful that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will introduce tax reforms in the upcoming Union budget to create a more simplified and litigation-free tax regime to enhance the ease of doing business in India, according to a survey.
Demand for raw materials and minerals will not reach the heights we saw in recent years but as the need for services grows in China, that creates new trade opportunities. The Eurozone seems likely to go through several years of tension and a period of persistent volatility in financial markets.
How to get more women in senior roles? The data for this release are drawn from interviews with 6, business leaders across the globe conducted between September and December Sample IBR is a survey of both listed and privately held businesses.
As businesses consider whether to invest in staff or machines, for many, the latter is becoming the more cost-effective option. Women bring in a different perspective and a solution arrived upon together is, therefore, mutually exclusive yet collectively exhaustive.
The migrant crisis is yet to be resolved, and the threat of terrorism remains very real, while one of its leading members could vote to leave this year.
Yet also brings fresh questions as US firms report a dent to their confidence heading into the New Year amid concerns over export markets and the strength of the Dollar.
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However that positivity in the outlook contrasts with what US businesses are reporting. De-gendering of roles in most global organisations instils culture that is driven on meritocracy and fuels the right pace.
It is also impossible to ignore the knock-on effects right across the region since Brazil won the right to host the World Cup and the Olympics. New research from the Grant Thornton International Business Report IBR has found that Brazilian business enthusiasm for hosting the tournament has plummeted over the past two years.According to Grant Thornton – International Business Report (IBR, ), this rigid mindset, often in male dominated cultures, denies women the opportunity to attain top management and leadership positions in corporate hierarchy.
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