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HealthCare System Change

Healthcare. A foundational element of national services. Business Partners Thought Leaders in Healthcare explore change scenarios that better serve patients and healthcare providers.–Does Healthcare Matter?HASEEB AHMAD, PRESIDENT, PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES COMMITTEE, AMERICAN-HELLENIC…

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Greek Gotham—Juxtaposing Art, and Civilizations

The Dio Horia Gallery on Mykonos hosted Greek Gotham, an exhibit of 16 New York artists who explored the parallels between Ancient Greece and New York City today—juxtaposing cultural centers…

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…

First Person

The Management of Conflict: Playing with Fire?

Nearly every fire could have been put out simply with a glass of water had it been detected early enough, and the same holds for conflict within organizations.Like fire, moreover,…

The Rewards of Recycling

Q&A with Panayotis Andreidis, Founder, AP Recycling Ltd.Tell us briefly about AP Recycling.AP Recycling Ltd. specializes in waste management. I founded the company in 2012 and it is located in…

Editorial

Our post-summer reality is dictated by heavy financial obligations, the continued weakness of the economy, and uncertainty. Not being a pessimist, I believe we still have the potential to turn…

Nation Building and the Correspondence of Jefferson and Koraes

Missing the big picture is easy when we read about political ideologies: meanings hidden between article numbers, case studies and chronological entries.History has shown that there is no perfect or…

Existential Challenges of the Second Machine Age

We have the rare fortune to be witnessing a massive turning point in the history of humanity, the so called “second machine age”1 or “fourth industrial revolution.”2Are we conscious of…

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Succession as Entrepreneurial Exit Strategy—The Importance of Enduring Family Enterprise

Entrepreneurship is en vogue.Policymakers, researchers and educators alike are showing increasing interest in this phenomenon as a result of the growing awareness of the importance of entrepreneurs to spur a…

DOs and DON’Ts for Startuppers

Our persistent economic crisis has obliged lots of people to take more creative roads to confront unemployment, particularly high among the young. Instead of looking for a job in the…

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Taking Initiative

Common Good is a U.S. initiative to reform government. Business Partners presents some Common Good ideas. Idea Transfer for Greece?The Problem—Government ParalysisHave you ever thought about the amount of law…