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For the Win: Using Connected Strategies to Gain a Competitive Advantage

For the Win: Using Connected Strategies to Gain a Competitive Advantage

by    KnowledgeWharton

In their new book, Wharton’s Nicolaj Siggelkow and Christian Terwiesch explain how a “connected strategy” helps businesses create more value for themselves and their customers. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, it’s no longer good enough for a company to sell a product through a simple, one-time transaction with shoppers they may never see again. Businesses Read More

Maria Alyokhina: In an Information Vacuum, It Is Impossible Not to Believe Propaganda

Maria Alyokhina: In an Information Vacuum, It Is Impossible Not to Believe Propaganda

by    Vishal Manve and Maria Alyokhina

In this guest edition of The Interview, Vishal Manve talks to Maria Alyokhina, a founding member of the Russian activist punk band Pussy Riot. At last month’s International Civil Society Week (ICSW) organized by the Civicus nonprofit in Belgrade, Serbia, a Russian protest-art collective, Pussy Riot, thronged onto the stage to raucous applause. The theme Read More

Narendra Modi Wins Again as India Rejects the Nehru Dynasty

Narendra Modi Wins Again as India Rejects the Nehru Dynasty

by    Atul Singh

Revulsion for corruption and nepotism makes Indians vote for a leader with humble roots despite his poor track record and authoritarian tendencies. In April, this author called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic record abysmal. Yet he has now been re-elected with a thumping majority. His ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has increased its tally Read More

Following Russia Would Lead Europe Back to 1914

Following Russia Would Lead Europe Back to 1914

by    John Feffer

Vladimir Putin’s divide-and-conquer strategy has attracted a dyspeptic band of right-wing populists, euroskeptics and neo-Nazis, who will likely capture a large share in the European Parliament elections this week. Europe is voting in the much-anticipated elections this week to elect a new European Parliament. Austria, however, now has to deal with a very unexpected snap Read More

How Will Slovakia Vote in the European Elections?

How Will Slovakia Vote in the European Elections?

by    Dariusz Kalan

Is there any hope that the European elections will bring positive change for Slovakians? This year marks the 15th anniversary of Slovakia’s accession to the European Union. But in Svidník, only a few people bother. Located in the northeast, Svidník is the main city of one of the poorest and least developed regions in the Read More

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