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Recent global events have shown that the business world is now moving in a different direction. Nationalism and populism are gaining momentum. International trade is being affected by changes in trade deals, tax regulations and laws, and some businesses’ aspirations are shifting from globalisation to localisation.

Advances in technology are having a dramatic effect on the way we work and the way we live, altering the expectations of both consumers and workers. Artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of things and big data are infiltrating and embedding themselves within our businesses.

The political, financial and economic uncertainty will have a large and lasting effect on the middle market, and provide many businesses with unforeseen issues and challenges. However, at RSM these challenges translate to opportunities. Here, RSM’s expert contributors will offer their ideas and insight, proposing new perspectives as to how your business can not only survive these turbulent conditions, but thrive in them.

RSM's publishing board: Finding opportunity in change

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Driving business growth in an ever-changing world

Recent global events have shown that the business world is now moving in a different direction. Nationalism and populism are gaining momentum. International trade is being affected by changes in trade deals, tax regulations and laws, and some businesses’ aspirations are shifting from globalisation to localisation.

Advances in technology are having a dramatic effect on the way we work and the way we live, altering the expectations of both consumers and workers. Artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of things and big data are infiltrating and embedding themselves within our businesses.

The political, financial and economic uncertainty will have a large and lasting effect on the middle market, and provide many businesses with unforeseen issues and challenges. However, at RSM these challenges translate to opportunities. Here, RSM’s expert contributors will offer their ideas and insight, proposing new perspectives as to how your business can not only survive these turbulent conditions, but thrive in them.

Reinventing your business for a new way forward

When it comes to business, change and transformation is inevitable - how you prepare for and respond to that can often be the difference between success and failure.  Based on research throughout his career, in this article and subsequent 30-minute talk, Jason Clarke, Founder of Minds at Work looks at how business leaders can interpret, get ahead of, create change and respond to disruption and change through innovation and creativity.

 

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Re-imagining what is possible in a ‘re-globalised’ world

As we enter into the ‘Roaring Twenties’, there is much change and uncertainty afoot and advanced and emerging market economies alike are still tracking their downward trajectories. 

 

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Harnessing the potential of Africa’s supply chain and logistics sector

It is estimated that by 2030, Africa will have a population of 1.7 billion with more than half of them residing in seven countries: Nigeria, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa. 

 

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Harnessing the potential of Africa’s supply chain and logistics sector
Agile management - a growing priority for modern businesses

Agile management - a growing priority for modern businesses

We all aspire to be agile – to be able to move quickly and easily, to think and understand rapidly. This is especially important for business leaders. An article from Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM.

 

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Getting ahead in the new world of work

Chances are you’re reading this on a tablet or mobile device rather than seated at your desk. So, look around the train carriage, airport lounge or coffee shop now. How many people are ‘at work’? Chances are, quite a few.   

Keeping up with the fast pace of change: six tips to stay ahead of the game. By Ian Sanders 
 

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