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Financial Restructuring in the Age of the Euro, in The State of the European Union: With US or Against US? European Trends in American Perspective. Vol 7, edited by Nicolas Jabko and Craig Parsons, Oxford University Press, 2005. pp. 219-251.

President Hollande has just attended his first European Council meeting, where he has conveyed his view that the EU should engage on an ambitious growth policy, the heart of which he suggested should be that all Euroland member states underwrite … Continue reading

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The Middle East: War, Democracy and Modernisation, chapter for the WEF Arab summit August 2002

The Middle East: War, Democracy and Modernisation This chapter was written for the World Economic Forum Arab summit meeting, held in Davos August 2002. I wrote the introduction to a volume of well-written chapters. But having perused them, I concluded … Continue reading

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Globalisation, transformation and the perennity of political geography.

Globalisation, transformation and the perennity of political geography. This piece was published in a WZB publication in 2000. I present an interpretation of the dialectical process which we call globalisation. Globalisation, transformation and the perennity of political geographyargument is that … Continue reading

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Danfoss RC in China: Going Global, Big Challenges. Condensed version. ECCH Ref No. 205-043-1

This is a condensed version of an EECH award -winning two-case series. I am placing it on the blog as part of an-ongoing series of corporate cases, where the subject matter is in response to the question: what is it … Continue reading

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Turkey: Between Ataturk and Islam: ECCH reference no 211-034-1.

  The case, finished in July 2011,  is an update of Turkey 2004, which received an ecch prize. It reviews the history, politics, business system, foreign policies of Turkey in a global setting. This case is part of a rolling … Continue reading

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Consulting: context matters

My specialism is linking context, political, economic, social, to corporate policy. That is what I have been working on for over four decades. So if you wish to have me present at one of your events, please get in touch … Continue reading

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Europe’s soft power versus China’s force in the global marketplace, published in Europe’s World, Summer 2010, pp.32-35

 This is definitely not a good time to be upbeat about the EU. The unfolding drama of Greek public finances threatens to unravel one of the club’s main achievements in crafting a monetary union of 16 different states, while the … Continue reading

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C.A.Bayly, The Birth of the Modern World 1780-1914, Global Connections and Comparisons, Oxford, Blackwell, 2004.

History is no longer national, regional or civilisational but global in scope and complexity. This is the main theme in the author’s account of the birth of the modern world. He charts both the growth of uniformities in political formations, … Continue reading

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David Gautschi, Jonathan Story, The Business School: Serving Mammon or the University, position paper produced for the Fordham Consortium. Spring 2011

Confusion in the Hallowed Halls-the evolution of business schools and business context Two events at a distance of nearly exactly half a century illustrate the relationship between business schools and context. On October 4, 1957 theSoviet Unionannounced, and governments around … Continue reading

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