Empowering employees in a flexible environment

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Issue #25
 
 
 
 
Empowering employees in a flexible environment
 
Open areas for collaboration versus quiet spaces for concentration. Find out how companies across the world are creating settings that strike the balance between the two.
 
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Economic Development
Illicit trade environment in FTZs
 
Poor governance could open up free-trade zones (FTZs) to being exploited by criminals to facilitate the flow of illicit goods. Read the case studies here, where we look at five FTZs around the world.
 
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Technology & Innovation
Electrification of vehicles
 
The number of battery-powered cars is expected to reach 5m by the end of 2018. Find out how the electrification of vehicles will change the auto industry.
 
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FROM THE ECONOMIST
 
 
 
 
Battle-lines drawn
 
A full-blown trade war between America and China looks likely
 
 
 
 
 
Wary scouts
 
Hedge funds worry about the legal risks of using “alternative” data
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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