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Time management tips for busy business leaders

The world of work becomes ever more buys, with demands on business leaders often meaning a shift from one meeting to another. How can time at work be made more efficient?

Q&A: How AI can reduce the menial aspects of management Special

Businesses are looking to artificial intelligence to reduce the menial aspects of routine work. Tonkean is one such example: a dashboard that uses artificial intelligence to remove the respective aspects of management.

Digital management tool to improve fishing efficiency

A new digital platform can target the most abundant fishing areas and help to reduce the catch of unwanted or protected species. The software relies on satellite data, maps and environmental observations.

Employee retraining essential to driving digital transformation

A new report from MIT Sloan Management Review and Deloitte Digital on digital business found that both employees and upper-level management need non-traditional, on the job and continuous retraining and re-skilling to drive digital transformation.

Magnate Deripaska resigns from Rusal board over US sanctions

Moscow - Russian aluminium giant Rusal said Friday that Oleg Deripaska has resigned his seat on the board, a key step in the company's efforts to escape US sanctions targeting its founder and key shareholder.

Deripaska resigns from Rusal board over US sanctions

Moscow - Russian aluminium giant Rusal said Friday that Oleg Deripaska has resigned his seat on the board, a key step in the company's efforts to escape US sanctions targeting its founder and key shareholder.

Amos Genish confirmed as CEO of Telecom Italia

Milan - Israeli Amos Genish was on Monday confirmed as chief executive officer of Telecom Italia, by the new board of directors, after US hedge fund Elliott Management won control of the company following a power struggle with French telecom giant Vivendi.

How technology is shaping human resources

Like any area of a business, human resources are undergoing digital transformation and reacting to new forms of employment, such as remote working and the adoption of artificial intelligence.

Zach Farnum talks one year anniversary of 117 Entertainment Group Special

Nashville - Distinguished music publicist Zach Farnum chatted with Digital Journal about the upcoming one year anniversary of 117 Entertainment Group, his PR and management firm in Nashville. He also gave advice to aspiring publicists.

'World Water Day' - Exploring the nature of water

As Cape Town inches towards ‘Zero Hour’ set for July 15, 2018, the real threat of water scarcity is finally hitting millions of people worldwide. Water is essential to life, and not just to quench our thirst. It is vital to every aspect of our lives.

ING drops big pay hike plan for CEO after protests

Den Haag - Dutch top bank ING said Tuesday it has dropped a plan to massively hike its chief executive's pay package after protests from shareholders, the public and even the prime minister.

Business Process Management is central to digital transformation

Companies undertaking the digital transformation journey should be focusing on Business Process Management, according to analysts. One challenge of this strategy is ascertaining exactly what this management approach involves.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff bashes Microsoft

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff slammed Microsoft at an analyst event, hitting the rival company on executive turnover and market share.

George Soros transfers $18 bn to his foundation

New York - American financier George Soros, 87, has transferred $18 billion to his foundation, which works to promote democracy, human rights and freedom of the press.

Feds open new probe of nuclear lab after another safety violation

Los Alamos - U.S. regulators on Friday said they are launching an investigation into the improper shipment of radioactive material from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) this week. This latest violation adds to a growing list of safety breaches.

Cape Town has less than 10 percent usable water remaining

Cape Town - In a speech before the full council on Wednesday, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille described the scenario of the city running out of water as a “crisis of catastrophic proportions," warning that water scarcity was now the “New Normal”.

World Bank chief Kim heads for 2nd term, as no other nominees

Washington - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim effectively won a second five-year term after nominations to lead the global development bank closed with no other candidates proposed.

Italy's crisis-hit BMPS announces fresh management shake-up

Milan - Italian bank BMPS named a new chief executive and announced the resignation of its chairman on Wednesday as part of a major management shake-up at the crisis-ridden lender.

IMF's Lagarde: trailblazer with a knack for straight talking

Washington - Five years ago Christine Lagarde smashed through the glass ceiling at one of the world's leading institutions, becoming the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund.

Christine Lagarde to run for second IMF term

Paris - Christine Lagarde announced Friday that she will run for a second term at the head of the International Monetary Fund, after winning strong backing from across Europe.

Lagarde gets strong backing from Europe to stay at IMF

Washington - Christine Lagarde garnered strong backing from Europe Thursday for a second mandate as IMF managing director.

Christine Lagarde: Meteoric rise clouded by Tapie affair

Washington - Four years ago Christine Lagarde smashed through the glass ceiling at one of the world's leading institutions, becoming the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund.

Porsche chief Mueller favourite to be VW's new CEO

Frankfurt - Matthias Mueller, head of luxury sportscar maker Porsche, looks set to take the steering wheel at scandal-hit Volkswagen, replacing Martin Winterkorn who stepped down two days ago.

Porsche chief Mueller to take the wheel at VW: Report

Frankfurt - The head of German luxury sports car maker Porsche, Matthias Mueller, has been picked to succeed Martin Winterkorn as the chief executive of scandal-battered auto giant Volkswagen, the business daily Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.

List of possible candidates for VW's new CEO

Frankfurt - German auto giant Volkswagen hopes to find a new chief executive later this week after Martin Winterkorn resigned in the wake of the massive pollution cheating scandal.

4K Netflix stream pirated for the first time

The DRM on Netflix's ultra-high definition content has been broken for the first time, allowing pirates to upload a 4K episode of Breaking Bad to a private torrent site. The episode weighs in at nearly 18GB because of the high quality.

LastPass password management service hacked, users warned

Password management service LastPass has advised its users to change the master password for their accounts after noting some suspicious activity on its servers recently. Although it does not believe any data was taken, the firm is taking precautions.

Veteran tyre boss Francois Michelin dies

Paris - Francois Michelin, who led France's famed tyre company for nearly half a century, died at the age of 88, the group said on Wednesday.

Report: Canadian healthcare needs stronger leadership

Toronto - A new report from Accreditation Canada titled "Building a stronger health system through leadership" argues that "Health care leaders must work together to strengthen the Canadian health care system and bridge the leadership gap."

Fans of NFL's hapless Jets rent billboard to demand change

East Rutherford - Frustrated New York Jets fans who have seen their favorite National Football League team go from expected contender to downright embarrassment have decided to take matters into their own hands.
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