lawandorder

Law and (a new) Order

Prominent legal experts offer proposals on improving the Greek judicial system in a Business Partners Thought Leaders feature.–Judicial Reform—Time to Attract InvestmentJOHN C. KYRIAKIDES, PARTNER AT KYRIAKIDES GEORGOPOULOS LAW FIRM…

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Make Athens the Olympics’ Permanent Home

A few years ago Greece’s quarrels with European banks seemed mostly a continental concern.But today, with conditions inside the EU, NATO and the surrounding Mediterranean in flux, the U.S. stands…

Are we in the Midst of Public Space Crisis?

Public space that encourages dialogue and welcomes everyone – regardless of age, wealth, race, religion or sexual orientation – is a core aspect of democracy. As artist and social activist…

ReGeneration—Giving companies the opportunity to invest in Greek talent and jumpstart careers of young graduates

ReGeneration is an innovative program offering young graduates the personal and professional development and skills they need, as they enter the labor market.An initiative established by the World Economic Forum…

First Person

On Becoming a Truly Customer-centric Company

The mantra of marketing has changed: Market Orientation (focusing on the market rather than on the internal business processes) is not enough.Customer Centricity (aligning the whole company around customer experience)…

Director’s Desk

Following a trip to Washington and Boston for the annual briefing of the American Chambers in Europe, that included meetings with administration officials, the U.S. Chamber, universities, consulting firms and…

Is an Appraisal Necessary?

Charikleia Stouka, Realtor® at Alma Real Estate, discusses some dos and don’ts when selling, buying or renting property in a real estate Q&A.What is a home appraisal?It is a fair…

The Importance of Good Storytelling

At a time when information is abundant and largely accessible, when messages and all sorts of communication have reached a saturation point, substance is often lost along the way.We are…

Facility Management

Q&A with Christos Christou, Electrical Engineer NTUA, ΜΒΑ, Operations Manager, Aktor Facility ManagementTell us about Aktor Facility Management.Aktor FM is a rapidly growing Facility Management company, aiming to become the…

MARKETPLACE

A New Generation of Tobacco Products—Made in Greece

Christos Harpantidis, Papastratos President and CEO, discusses the company’s new 300-million Euro investment in Greece.Papastratos recently announced a new investment in Greece. What does this entail?This investment is true to…

Susan Madsen—“Women are Better Leaders”

It may be 2017, but women in business still have a long way to go in terms of gaining the acknowledgement they deserve in the workforce says Dr. Susan Madsen,…

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Virtue Ethics and Business

Ethical behavior, and decisions, in our business dealings often provide broad challenges—and raise many questions.Should ethics be based on rules or be based on a higher level of individual principles,…