July 23, 2017

Sailing to success

Have you heard that the Panama Canal is being  widened?   To most people that means little, but for Jamaicans it’s a big deal and has brought up all sorts of dreams in the minds of policymakers.   But can their lofty goals really be achieved, or are they fairy tales to rival Grimm?   Let’s see if […]

Risky Business

Pity the poor strategic manager in Jamaica!   The strategic value of effective risk management is undoubted.   Knowledge of key environmental risks assists in shaping the strategies of the firm.  But what do you do when those risks are “unforeseeable” and there is no way of knowing what they are?  Students of the EBS course […]

Follow the Sun?

Is the recently-announced debt-reduction plan for Greece a viable solution to the most serious financial problem facing the world economy today? The example of Jamaica – the land of sun, sea and sand – could be a good indication of what might be expected to follow. Or is it? Back in 2009 Jamaica faced its […]