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Driving Aston Martin

December 11, 2013

Sharon Kahn

It takes a certain cachet to build a car for James Bond. Ulrich Bez, the CEO of Aston Martin, describes how he keeps Aston Martin über-cool.

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How Ratan Tata Thwarted a Violent Labor Union Takeover

November 25, 2013

Two weeks after assuming the chairmanship of the Tata Group, Ratan Tata faced a labor strike, death threats, and stabbings of his management team. Here, he describes how he remained unbowed.

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Chazen Podcast: Ratan Tata, the Reluctant Celebrity

November 19, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

One of the most respected business leaders in the world opens up about the personal sacrifices he’s had to make — and why he got a phone call at midnight from a disgruntled customer.

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Chazen Podcast: Ratan Tata on Working Across Silos

November 19, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

One of the world’s most respected business leaders, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of The Tata Group, sits down for a surprisingly revealing interview.

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Revoking America’s Exorbitant Privilege

October 16, 2013

Jose Antonio Ocampo

The global economy has at its center a dysfunctional political regime that generates recurrent threats of default on the world’s major reserve asset, says the former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs.

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Women and the World Economy

November 3, 2013

Christine Lagarde

Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, says the glass ceiling is only part of the gender inequality problem. The broader question: do women have the same opportunities to participate in labor markets in the first place?

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How GE Does Business in China

October 2, 2013

Sharon Kahn

GE China’s CEO comes clean about partnering with SOEs, protecting intellectual capital, and the value of home-grown talent.

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The Changing of the Monetary Guard

August 16, 2013

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Leaders at many central banks are departing to mixed reviews. Can their successors chart a new course?

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Changing the Recipe for Chinese State-Owned Firms

June 6, 2013

Sharon Kahn

The head of China’s largest food conglomerate predicts the fate of SOEs – and his firm’s place in the economic buffet.

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10 Breakout Nations to Watch

May 17, 2013

Sharon Kahn

With growth slowing in China and other BRIC nations, one expert still sees jewels among well-run countries that are preparing for the future.

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