Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Richard Judd: The entrepreneurial spirit needed now more than ever

The following article was written by Richard Judd, National City Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois Springfield. It was published in a October 6, 2010, edition.

"According to a McKinsey Reports survey, most business executives around the world agree that global social, environmental and business trends are more important to business strategy then they were five years ago.

Respondents identified the top seven trends as being: A faster pace of technological innovation; increasing availability of knowledge/skill to exploit technological change; a growing number of consumers in emerging markets; development of technologies that empower consumers and communities; adoption of increasingly scientific data-driven management techniques; increasingly global labor talent markets; and shifts of economic activity between and within global regions."

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