Wiserlinks Knowledge

  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Wiserlinks Knowledge

  • The world is changing incredibly quickly, business is speeding up, new competitors emerge from other markets. Life is more complex and inter-connected than ever. Leaders have to partner with their peers in order to make these new challenges a success.
  • This blog presents ideas for action.
 

Jean-Bernard Girault

PSA Group Enters New Phase in Iran with Its Iran Khodro Partnership

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Business Wire | 30/06/2016

Business Wire On Tuesday 21 June 2016, the PSA Group and Iran Khodro signed the final joint venture agreement to produce latest-generation vehicles in Iran. The agreement not only marks the beginning of a new chapter in the two partners’ history but will also open up new possibilities for customers in Iran, who will be […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Hitachi, Alstom, Stadler win $5 billion contract to build trains for Trenitalia

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Reuters | 30/06/2016

Reuters Hitachi Rail Italy, France’s Alstom and Swiss firm Stadler have won contracts worth a combined 4.5 billion euros (3.74 billion pound) to build trains for Trenitalia, the Italian train operator said on Tuesday. Hitachi Rail Italy won the biggest chunk of the contract, to build 300 trains. Alstom will build 150 medium-capacity trains and […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Walmart sells China ecommerce arm to JD.com

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The Financial Times | 30/06/2016

The Financial Times Walmart is to sell its Chinese ecommerce arm to JD.com in exchange for a minority stake in the company, as the world’s largest retailer by sales seeks to accelerate its online business in China’s fiercely competitive market. JD.com, Alibaba’s smaller rival, has more than 30 per cent of the Chinese business-to-consumer online […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

McDonald’s gets bids for China, HK stores sale in up to $3 billion deal

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Reuters | 30/06/2016

Reuters McDonald’s Corp has received more than half a dozen bids for its China and Hong Kong stores, including offers from Beijing Tourism Group, Sanpower and ChemChina, in an auction that could fetch up to $3 billion, people familiar with the matter said. The U.S. fast food company announced in March it was reorganizing its […]

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Henkel to Acquire Sun for $3.6 Billion in Biggest U.S. Deal

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Bloomberg | 30/06/2016

Bloomberg Henkel AG agreed to buy laundry-detergents maker Sun Products Corp. for $3.6 billion. Sun Products gives Henkel scale to take on Procter & Gamble Co. in the highly competitive and shrinking U.S. detergents market, helping to offset heavy discounting by retailers. The German will become the No. 2 supplier in North America for laundry-care […]

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Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B in cash, makes big move into enterprise social media

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TechCrunch | 30/06/2016

TechCrunch Huge news today in the world of M&A in enterprise and social networking services: Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn, the social network for professionals with some 433 million users, for $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. For Microsoft, it’s bringing a key, missing piece into the company’s strategy to […]

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Improving workplace safety with recognition and rewards programs

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Sodexo | 09/06/2016

Sodexo Workplace injury is a widespread problem that affects organizational effectiveness and employee health, safety, and well-being. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), each year there are 317 million non-fatal occupational accidents and 321,000 deaths from occupational accidents. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Recent trends in safety program development

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Eku Online | 09/06/2016

Eku Online With over 300 million occupational accidents world-wide, safety program development has become an essential part of maintaining supreme health and safety. Yet sadly, some safety programs are only implemented once, functioning merely as a safety net for employers. In reality, authentic safety programs should not be implemented only once. Rather, they should constantly […]

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Antea group releases 2015 technology professionals survey results on environment, health and safety

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Antea Group | 09/06/2016

Antea Group Two-thirds of technology industry professionals value feeling personally safe and secure in the workplace, but nearly the same amount are unaware of the environment, health and safety (EHS) functions in their workplace, according to new research released today by Antea® Group. Click here to read full article. About Wiserlinks.

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Jean-Bernard Girault

Business leaders must take a new approach to safety & accident prevention

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ISEA | 09/06/2016

ISEA An investment in safety is an investment in your bottom line. Safety is at the cornerstone of an excellent business operation, and leaders who ignore or delegate safety are jeopardizing their organization’s profitability and longevity. Building a safe company is not about more rules and regulations. It is about building a behavior-based culture. Click […]

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