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Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Economic independence is not the freedom to do whatever we want; It is about implementing the right economic policies for Jamaica without prompting from anyone. Economic independence is not an absence of interdependence. Jamaica is a small, open economy where trade in goods and services as a percentage of GDP is very high, at over […]

Trinidad And Tobago Slowly Recovering From Prolonged Recession Driven By Energy Supply Shocks And Low Energy Prices – IMF

Make Your Mark Middle Managers’ Conferences Continues to Add Value to The Public And Private Sectors.

Ladies and gentlemen the conference of choice is back. We welcome you to Make Your Mark Middle Managers’ Conference 2018. The Reviews confirm that conference continues to add value to the Public and Private Sectors. We continue in faith and trust knowing that our efforts will improve our growth prospects. This year’s conference will provide […]

Stanley Motta’s Set To Be First Listed Company In Jamaica’s History With Female-Dominated Board

Achieving Sustainable Gender Equality Requires Behaviour Change

The Jamaican Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange has said that what is required to achieve gender equality is men and women working side-by-side to create societies that provide equal enjoyment of the socially valued goods, opportunities, resources and rewards. Minister Grange said that achieving sustainable gender equality required “behaviour […]

Stanley Motta’s Set To Be First Listed Company In Jamaica’s History With Female-Dominated Board

When Women Are Excluded From Top Leadership They Are Denied Power To Make A Difference In The World

Jamaica’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Denzil Thorpe, says the Government is taking steps to achieve greater gender equity in the society, particularly with regards to leadership positions. “It is urgent that we address this situation of women’s leadership, because it is clear that when women are excluded, by […]

Stanley Motta’s Set To Be First Listed Company In Jamaica’s History With Female-Dominated Board

Digital Technology Has Redefined How We Live And Work: NCB 2.0 IS DIGITAL

Digital technology has redefined how we live and work. It has enhanced our lives by providing access to information and services once only enjoyed by a small percentage of the global population. Like education, I view digital technology as a great equalizer of which we can all take advantage to improve our personal lives, our […]

Google To invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce site JD.com

Blockchain Technology And The Caribbean – Why It’s The Future

I recently asked a good friend of mine to share his views on Blockchain and the applications built on this technology. After a couple of iterations, I realized that in the Caribbean a lot of people are still grasping to fully understanding this fairly new concept and what it stands for. Now, as a past […]

Google To invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce site JD.com

Hiring Right – Office Perks Fade, Attention to Personnel Doesn’t

With today’s low unemployment rate and skilled employees in high demand, it’s difficult to attract and retain outstanding employees at almost any level and of any age. It’s especially difficult finding and keeping those who represent the largest segment of the workforce–millennials. Part of the problem is that potential employees have a pretty clear insight […]

Stanley Motta’s Set To Be First Listed Company In Jamaica’s History With Female-Dominated Board

How To Define The Standards of Your Services

Every organization exists in order to serve people. Its goodwill and image are dependent upon the standards of its ser¬vices. Its long-term success or failure is also influenced by the quality of its ser¬vices. Consequently, most organizations strive to provide a good standard of ser¬vice. Some, however, do not clearly define the detailed standards. The […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”

Time For Businesses To Be Innovative If You Are Just Doing What You Used To Do Before, Then You’re Going Down – Warner

Local businesses need to be unconventional in their thinking and unshakeable, innovative and “unfoolish” in their execution if they are to soar above the current financial recession. Nothing can be achieved by ordinary means, so if we want to soar above this recession, we cannot be trapped into ordinary thinking. I have identified the foreign […]

Jamaica’s Economic Independence Will Require “Long-Term Thinking”