This stock exchange wants to redefine capitalism

  The world’s first social stock exchange is set to change how we do business, writes Professor Durreen Shahnaz [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Traditional capitalism is outmoded. The first stock exchange was started in the 1500s in Antwerp, Belgium, by a group of brokers and money-lenders who would gather … Read more

‘Want to know the difference between network and community? Try asking your Facebook friends to paint your house’

  Ben Walker reports from the Drucker Forum in Vienna Distraction has become a “huge force in the world” that is wasting business time, damaging productivity – and reducing leaders’ abilities to build communities. That is the withering analysis of eminent global management expert Henry Mintzberg. Mintzberg used the 7th Global Drucker Forum in Vienna … Read more

Why Santander is beating all-comers in the race to digitize

  The banking industry has yet to understand the digital economy fully. But with careful strategy, it can join the digital revolution, writes José Maria Fuster Van Bendegem ILLUSTRATION: NICK LOWNDES What should the bank of the future look like? Let’s remove ourselves from today’s banking system and instead imagine where we will stand within a decade. We will be … Read more

How digital recruitment can fill the skills chasm

  There will be a global skills shortage of 18 million highly skilled, university-educated people by 2020 according to a report by McKinsey. But new hiring techniques can help you beat the crunch Neal Bruce, director of product strategy at Lumesse, details how digital interviewing platforms allow recruiters and candidates to connect in more meaningful … Read more