This is because women make the majority of consumer decisions and understand the market requirements, both as consumers and employees. Additionally, women are more loyal to corporations that understand and respond to their needs.
Envision leading an organization where a fourth of the employees are totally turned off by their jobs, at least half of the employees do just enough to get by, and only the remaining 25 percent are enthusiastic. Do you think such an organization can survive, but more importantly, will such an organization thrive? Do you […]
“Most of us believe that the best way to motivate ourselves and others is with external rewards like money, the carrot-and-stick approach. That’s a mistake. The secret to high performance and satisfaction, at work, at school, and at home, is the deeply human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world.”
ICAJ congratulates its retired member, the multitalented and multifaceted, Mrs. Patricia Reid-Waugh, on her most recent successes in the literary arts. Her performance of Miss Lou’s ‘Dry Foot Bwoy’ and her own poem ‘Me An Me Jacob’ earned her a Gold Medal in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) Speech Competition (Jamaican Language Poetry) in […]
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), has formally launched a country strategy for Trinidad and Tobago, which proposes financial support of US$436.7 million for the period 2017 to 2021. CDB’s Vice President of Operations, Patricia McKenzie says the Bank recognises Trinidad and Tobago’s potential for transformative economic and social development. She says the programme has been […]
UN Women, the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) and several leading private sector CEOs will this morning come together to sign a UN Women – Private Sector Partnership in support of Women’s Economic Empowerment. According to UN Women National Programme Coordinator Taitu Heron, in honor of yesterday’s International Women’s day celebrations, the United Nations Entity for […]
Organizational performance and leadership excellence are intimately connected, and whether male or female, if as a leader you are attempting to guide an organization using outdated strategies coupled with old world attitudes, competitive edge will be lost, while harnessing and maintaining your talent pool will be challenging.
BUSINESSUITE Magazines Annual ranking of Jamaica’s leading businesswomen
A woman of power: she is ambitious, a risk-taker, driven, determined, creative, a confident leader; she is unafraid to allow her passions to order her steps, or her gifts and talents to become her own personal calling card. Across Jamaica, there are powerful women in all sectors, so picking the 50 most powerful is a daunting task to say the least.
Jamaican condiment and seasoning manufacturer King Pepper Products Limited has successfully re-entered the Canadian market and is now looking to capitalize on its recent achievements and expand outside of the diaspora base to the general market. Those comments from King Pepper CEO, Managing Director Christine Wong follow the company’s success in securing a distributor for […]
Jamaica is open for business. Those were the words of Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks at a recently held forum on investment opportunities in Jamaica in downtown Philadelphia. Speaking to entrepreneurs in attendance, Ambassador Marks invited them to visit Jamaica to “take a look at” the various opportunities available for […]