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Insurance at the Crossroads

Business Partners presents Thought Leaders from the insurance industry who discuss the issues of one of Greece’s most challenging sectors.–The Evolution of Employment Relations Through Crises: Legislative Intervention or Social…

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Moving Forward

Commerce, the synthesis of entrepreneurship and business, has been one of the most powerful institutions the world has ever seen. Commerce unlocks the highest human…

Why Austerity Measures Do Not Work in Greece

In his seminal work, Lucas (1976) argues that economic models should reflect the fact that economic agents operate under optimal decision rules that vary with…

EU Environmental Criminality an ‘Emerging Threat’

Reports published during the summer by Interpol and Europol ring the alarm of rising environmental crime in Europe as a result of the financial crisis.The causes of this emerging crisis…

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Thrills and Risks of Creative Careers

Creative careers are filled with passion, excitement, and intellectual stimulation.They are personally expressive, allowing for generous degrees of intrinsic motivation and deeply meaningful work. At the same time, creative careers…

The American Club

Q&A with Dorothea Ioannou, Managing Director, Global Business Development Director, Shipowners Claims Bureau (Hellas) Inc. Piraeus Claims Liaison Office for the Managers of American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association, Inc.Tell…

Why Should We Foster Youth Entrepreneurship?

An interview with Prof. Dr. Peter Vogel, Assistant Professor for Technology Entrepreneurship, University of St. Gallen, Spark! columnist, and author of Generation Jobless?Why do you see entrepreneurship as a solution…

Living Change: Education Abroad in 21st Century Europe

The Third European Conference of the Forum on Education Abroad, with the title, Living Change: Education Abroad in 21st Century Europe, will take place in Athens on October 5-7, 2016.The…

Editorial

A recent trip the United States has provided me with a fresh perspective, on the role our Chamber plays in Greece, its role in bilateral relations, and its role in…

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Mentoring: A Give and Take Relationship

Marcel Cremer and Margarita S. Bay discuss the role, value and benefits of the mentoring process.MentorMARCEL CREMER, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, CREMER & PARTNERSI began my “career” as a mentor 3 years ago.…

Platia Amerikis—America Square in Athens

Everything has its own history. The more perfectly torn it is, the more interesting the story. Amerikis Square—or as we will refer to it here, Platia Amerikis—used to be a…

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Confronting Corruption

The 14th Global Fraud Survey by EY provides powerful insights from over 2,800 senior executives in 62 countries and territories across the world.It shows that while many businesses have made…