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Disrupting Greece

Twelve entrepreneurs offer disruptive proposals that can help kick start Greece’s economy and create new employment.–Real Jobs, in Real CompaniesHELEN POLYCHRONOPOULOU, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ENGINEERING SA, WWW.EPE.GR“The Sea…

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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…

Greece’s Defence Industry in Washington

Greece’s defense industry showcased its expertise and capabilities at the Association of the US Army (AUSA) 2016 Annual Meeting. The Hellenic Pavilion was organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce,…

George Afroudakis—The Buddha, In the Water, and Out

Every chapter in a story has its ending, and the sports story of George Afroudakis is written in golden letters.Every chapter in a story has its ending, and the sports…

First Person

Is There Any Morality in Moral Hazard?

One of the biggest challenges for the Greek and the European banking systems is the management of the non-performing loans.After a prolonged economic recession, it is expected that a proportion…

Innovation: Paying Only For What Offers Better Health and Longer Life

How can we get the most value from public pharmaceutical expenditure?During seven years of economic crisis in Greece, public spending on health has been decreased significantly. Stakeholders took tough decisions,…

WeCare—CSR Program by MetLife

MetLife, with 145 years of experience, has a strong  presence internationally by providing financial security  in an uncertain world.MetLife in Greece, since 1964, firmly focuses on the real benefit of…

Director’s Desk

We live in disruptive times—to a great extent a result of rapid technological evolution and changes in longstanding perceptions and mindsets.We live in times of conflicting mentalities that, in combination…

The Nameless King: Quality Leadership through Storytelling

The Nameless King, a book of 15 stories of leadership from Ancient Greece by Artemios Miropoulos, links its tales to modern corporate and social reality and brings to light a…

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Family Enterprises—Shaping Societies More Than Ever

Family-controlled enterprises are among the most important institutions around the world. Estimations say that at least two-third of all enterprises worldwide are family-controlled enterprises.These family enterprises account for 50-80% of…

Agile, Lean, Professional

Dimitris Livas and Alexandros Basakidis, Partners and Co-founders of Agile Actors, discuss their new ventureDimitris LivasPlease provide a little background on Agile Actors.Agile Actors is a network of tech professionals…

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From the Classroom to the Office—Closing the Gap

An often overlooked aspect of Greece’s economic crisis and youth employment trends is the deficiency of resources linking university students to the job market.In my year studying the impact of…