Category Archives: Training

Mercadona | Spanish ailes | Why a low-price retailer is thriving (The Economist)

Tweet Mercadona Spanish aisles Why a low-price retailer is thriving Jun 2nd 2011 | MADRID | from the print edition FEW domestic firms are prospering in crisis-racked Spain, but Mercadona is. Spain’s largest supermarket (by sales) has enjoyed double-digit growth

Catalan kings: the management secrets of Barcelona Football Club (The Economist)

Tweet A POPULAR debate among football obsessives concerns whether Barcelona—Barça to its fans—is the best club soccer team the world has ever seen. Is it better than the Santos of the 1960s (which was home to Pelé)? Or the AC

El silencio, el padre de la elocuencia (S. Alvarez de Mon, Expansión 18-01-2011)

Tweet “Asegúrate que tu palabra vale más que el silencio que estás a punto de romper”, reza un proverbio árabe. Si fuéramos más prudentes, seguiríamos este consejo. La palabra, poderoso instrumento de comunicación, deriva con frecuencia en dardo envenenado. Nuestras

Corporate volunteering (from The Economist print edition Oct 30th 2010)

Tweet Corporate volunteering Big-hearted Blue IBM reinvents voluntary work Oct 28th 2010 | NEW YORK “IT WAS like going back to graduate-student days. We all had nicknames and were hanging out together,” says Guruduth Banavar, a senior executive at IBM.