RSM Global

Global Ideas & Insights

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...
February 1, 2011
“Corporate Sustainability” – broadly conceived as the formal integration of economic, environmental, and social factors in managerial decision making and corporate governance – is assuming a central role in global business.
December 1, 2010
Three years after the onset of the global financial crisis, the contours of the global rebound have taken shape.
November 1, 2010
The development of renewable energy in Europe faces a host of environmental, economic and political hurdles. Imported fossil fuels represent more than half of European energy consumption. At projected growth rates, the share of imported hydrocarbons...
August 1, 2010
International sporting events offer significant potential benefits to host countries: modernization of infrastructure; upgrading of tourist facilities; increased foreign commerce; heightened global prestige and visibility.
July 1, 2010
On July 8, Germany’s Federal Statistics Office announced that German exports in May 2010 grew by 9.2 percent, their sharpest rise in 10 years. On seasonally adjusted balance, this result boosted German exports to €80.8 billion, just 5.4 percent...
June 1, 2010
Eurasia, the landmass bridging the traditional continents of Europe and Asia, has become a bulwark of the global economy.
May 1, 2010
Since its creation in 1991, MERCOSUR (acronym in Spanish for Mercado Común del Sur or Common Market of the South) has been developing at an uneven pace.
April 1, 2010
Companies planning to expand their international operations need to consider a wide variety of factors: Foreign demand for the company’s products and services;  transparency and cost efficiency of foreign subsidiaries; operating, investing,...
March 1, 2010
Having a few key safeguards in place can reduce the risk of smartphones becoming a matter of national security.

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