Many corporate leaders believe diversity helps their global organizations, but too few of them actually put those beliefs into action by including foreign executives in their management teams.
By James S. Turley, CEO, Ernst & Young
The World Economic Forum put talk of diversity -- of which there is much in global organizations -- into action this year by requiring its strategic partners to bring at least one female member MOREJan 23, 2011 8:00 PM ET
There are several reasons why the World Economic Forum's annual conference in Davos merits the attention it receives. Here's what to look for at this year's event.
The World Economic Forum, the stunningly successful gathering of global business and non-governmental leaders and heads of state, popularized the notion of "pillars," or themes around which a chin-scratching conference is organized. Fortune.com Managing Editor Daniel Roth ably describes one of the pillars of next MOREJan 20, 2011 1:16 PM ET
This year's global discussion is all about handling, preventing (and winning in) melting markets.
The big brains at the World Economic Forum — the people who put on the annual gathering in Davos, Switzerland, of top CEOs, heads of state and NGOs — have one official goal in mind for this year's event: tackling risk. And by that they mean risk everywhere: in the financial system, in the environment, with the MOREJan 19, 2011 11:30 PM ET
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