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March 16, 2011
Jean M Stephens
Last week I spoke to you all about the European Business Awards - an independent awards programme that celebrates the successes of businesses and leaders throughout Europe.
March 11, 2011
Jean M Stephens
In tough economic times, entrepreneurship and innovation are more important than ever as companies and businesses continue to battle in an ever-crowded market place. An entrepreneurial spirit can make the difference between win and lose as the...
March 4, 2011
Jean M Stephens
The wave of recent events culminating in geopolitical unrest across parts of North Africa and the Middle East is having wide-ranging repercussions on these varied and complex societies. It has also led to the emergence of that great enemy of the...
March 1, 2011
Small and medium enterprises, which played a crucial role in job creation and economic growth in the early and mid-2000s, incurred major setbacks during the Great Recession. In the European Union, SME employment fell by over three million jobs in...
February 25, 2011
Jean M Stephens
I just returned from a trip to Mumbai where I spent two days exploring the growth opportunities in India with the leaders of our member firm, RSM Astute Consulting*. Mumbai is very well known for its high energy and excitement and this trip...
February 23, 2011
Jean M Stephens
Lord Davies, former chief executive of Standard Chartered, will tomorrow (24 February) announce recommendations resulting from his inquiry into barriers preventing women from taking top jobs in the UK boardroom.
February 18, 2011
Jean M Stephens
There is no doubt that business in the Latin American region is exciting at the moment, as large global businesses are jockeying to invest in the growth markets spread across the continent.
February 10, 2011
Jean M Stephens
There is a growing consensus amongst government, regulators and the profession that, amongst other issues, something needs to be done about market concentration. I support measured change to allow RSM and other networks to thrive and compete for...
February 4, 2011
Jean M Stephens
I count myself lucky to have chosen a career where there is never a dull moment. My journey started in California in the US where I qualified as a professional accountant. However, I found the international side of the business fascinating and I...
February 3, 2011
Jean M Stephens
As CEO of RSM,  I'm always on the move working with RSM member firms in over 100 countries around the world. My travel gives me a unique perspective on both local challenges facing businesses and global trends shaping their future in a shifting...

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