Feb/March 2016 Articles

Non-Tariff Trade Barriers an Unfortunate Growing Pain in Southeast Asia

Non-Tariff Trade Barriers an Unfortunate Growing Pain in Southeast Asia

December 22, 2015 | Global Connection |

Southeast Asia will have to embrace genuine trade liberalization, in all aspects — sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and import authorizations, in addition to tariff removals — if it wishes to see its full potential for food security and economic prosperity. Currently, non-tariff trade barriers (NTTBs) are becoming the norm, as nations are willing to liberalize on paper, but not on the ground. 

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How to Manage Generational Differences in the Workplace

How to Manage Generational Differences in the Workplace

December 22, 2015 | Business 101 |

Millennials are always on their phones and never pay attention. Baby boomers don’t know how to adapt to new technology. Sound familiar? Generational tension and lack of understanding can cause phrases like these to float around the workplace.  

For the first time, four different generations are working together side-by-side.  Supervisors are managing people with an age difference ranging up to 40 years.

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