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In the first six months of 2020, investors have spent more than $16 billion on life sciences, while the National Institutes of Health (NIH) continues to increase its grants.

Life Sciences Real Estate in the Time of COVID-19

Increased funding plus employees that need an office makes the Life Sciences real estate sector resilient in a global pandemic. The life sciences industry has become one of the most talked-about sectors as the entire world races to find a vaccine for COVID-19. In the first six months of 2020, investors have spent more than $16 billion on life sciences, while … Read More

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Robust Optical Solar Demand to Outline Silver Nanowires Market Trends

The global silver nanowires market has witnessed considerable traction over the years due to the demand for the product from… Read More

KÖRBER: ONLY 1 IN 10 BUSINESSES CAN STAY AHEAD OF THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES

Körber, the Hamburg, Germany, global supply chain technology leader from software to materials handling automation, on Sept. 1 announced the… Read More

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agricultural subsidies
Here we look at a few of the biggest subsidizers: China, the United States, Japan, and the EU, as well as the case of New Zealand, a nation with virtually none.
Alice Calder 11:59 PM  10/21/2020

AGRICULTURAL SUBSIDIES: EVERYONE’S DOING IT

Everybody’s Subsidizing $700 billion every year – that’s how much governments worldwide provide in some form of subsidy to their agricultural sectors. Researchers behind the OECD’s “Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2020” report found that the 54 countries studied (all OECD and EU countries, plus 12 key emerging economies) provide over $700 billion a year in total support to the agricultural sector. The vast majority of this, $536 billion, is in the form of payments to producers; the rest takes the form of consumer support … Read More

basketball
An official NBA basketball is itself a Globetrotter, the product of a supply chain that spans North America, Japan, China, Malaysia and Vietnam.
Leslie Griffin 11:58 PM  10/14/2020

FROM FACTORY TO FINALS: THE SUPPLY CHAIN OF A BASKETBALL

The Rebound It’s been a long journey to the NBA finals. The 2019-20 NBA season went on hiatus on March 11, and it was not until June that the NBA’s Board of Governors and Players Association finalized plans for 22 teams to return under stringent health and safety protocols and accompanied by measures to promote social justice. Even the ball the referee threw into the air for the opening tip-off on September 30 took a long journey before arriving at the … Read More

intermodal
Moving those containers at ports by rail has become a better option thanks to railroads improving service by maintaining reliable, scheduled, on-time performance. Credit: Erik Odiin/Unsplash
Haylle Sok 11:59 PM  10/13/2020

SHIPPERS ON INTERMODAL: CHANGES NEEDED FOR GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

The intermodal transportation sector is experiencing an interesting shift as of lately. The combination of disruptions from the pandemic while others are caught playing catch up to adequately refill warehouses and distribution centers has posed new questions for a variety of sector leaders. For the intermodal sector, however, a new question is present in the minds of leaders and players in this arena: What is needed to leverage opportunities for growth post-pandemic and moving forward with the “new normal” we … Read More

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life sciences
In the first six months of 2020, investors have spent more than $16 billion on life sciences, while the National Institutes of Health (NIH) continues to increase its grants.

Life Sciences Real Estate in the Time of COVID-19

Louis Lehot 11:57 PM  10/23/2020

Increased funding plus employees that need an office makes the Life Sciences real estate sector resilient in a global pandemic. The life sciences industry has become one of the most talked-about sectors as the entire world races to find a vaccine for COVID-19. In the first six months of 2020, investors have spent more than $16 billion on life sciences, while … Read More

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life sciences
In the first six months of 2020, investors have spent more than $16 billion on life sciences, while the National Institutes of Health (NIH) continues to increase its grants.

Life Sciences Real Estate in the Time of COVID-19

Louis Lehot 11:57 PM  10/23/2020

Increased funding plus employees that need an office makes the Life Sciences real estate sector resilient in a global pandemic. The life sciences industry has become one of the most talked-about sectors as the entire world races to find a vaccine for COVID-19. In the first six months of 2020, investors have spent more than $16 billion on life sciences, while … Read More

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shipping containers
Shipping containers can be used in versatile ways in the construction industry. Here are some of the most common and popular uses.

Since all construction sites are temporary, the biggest need for any office or storage space is portability. But that is not all. Storage space on construction sites needs to be secure and durable. To have a professional workspace for your company, the office space on construction sites have to be comfortable with adequate heating and cooling facility and hygienic washrooms. … Read More

Education

change
There are two, simple questions you should ask yourself when trying to determine whether or not a policy change is effective.
Katie Casaday 11:50 PM  10/13/2020

How To Measure The Effectiveness Of Changes In The Office

In order to solve problems at work, you often have to make policy changes. Unfortunately, a policy change doesn’t always work out how you hoped it would. Below are some suggestions for measuring the effectiveness of a policy change and what to do once you’ve determined whether it’s working or not. Ask Two Simple Questions There are two, simple questions you should ask yourself when trying to determine whether or not a policy change is effective. The first question is, “Are we still noticing … Read More

strategic
This article suggests new insights to identify strategic knowledge management as a primary driver of organizational competitiveness.
Mostafa Sayyadi 11:53 PM  10/12/2020

Strategic Management for Competitive Advantage in Global Business

Today, a new managerial approach may be necessary as the new global business environment demands are increasingly difficult to sustain competitiveness. This article suggests new insights to identify strategic knowledge management as a primary driver of organizational competitiveness. Executives will see that creating a sustainable competitive advantage requires strategically managing information and knowledge within companies. Executives are spending more time today concerned about operational risk than ever before. Operational risk is an operational approach to represent strategic knowledge management, but in … Read More

knowledge
Executives must understand that leadership can effectively lead organizational change to successfully implement the projects of knowledge management and, therefore, remain competitive.
Mostafa Sayyadi 11:51 PM  10/9/2020

2 Phrases Business Leaders Use To Build Effective Knowledge-Based Companies

Executives are faced with challenging economic conditions today. Leadership is the new competitive advantage and the organizations that embrace it will survive, while those that do not will find their organizations facing possible acquisition. Additionally, knowledge management has been a focal point of the executive span of control but has not been associated with leadership enough to make it an integral part of business success. One tool for executives to use when considering lessening the gaps between success and possible … Read More

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