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Global Rice Prices Are Surging

The Global Small Business Blog

compared to a year ago, and the highest nominal value since September 2011, data from FAO showed. The Food and Agriculture Organization All Rice Price Index for July rose by 2.8% The figure is up 19.7% The sharpest increases in price came from Thailand. Learn more about what's happening in the world of rice.

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Steve Jobs Passed Away 10 Years Ago

The Global Small Business Blog

©2011 Laurel J. All rights reserved. Yesterday (10/5/21) marked the 10-year anniversary of Steve Job's death. To this day, we feel his loss. As Apple CEO Tim Cook says: Steve was so many things: brilliant, funny, and wise, a husband, a father, a friend, and, of course, a visionary.

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From sports icons to business titans

Intelligent Sourcing

Take four-time NBA champion, Shaquille O’Neal, who became the king of franchises after he retired in 2011, and moved on to owning or having major investments in some 50 […] The post From sports icons to business titans appeared first on Intelligent Sourcing.

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The IKEA Effect and the Great Re-Set

Talent Management Strategy

Norton of Harvard Business School, Daniel Mochon of Yale, and Dan Ariely of Duke, first named the IKEA effect in 2011. The IKEA Effect in the workplace A research team Michael I.

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37% Growth in 2011 for Software Services Outsourcing Sector

SourceFit

The country’s software services outsourcing sector reached positive growth of 37 percent in 2011 according to a recent study done by the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA). The post 37% Growth in 2011 for Software Services Outsourcing Sector appeared first on.

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BPOs to Hire 84,000 More Workers in 2011

SourceFit

The post BPOs to Hire 84,000 More Workers in 2011 appeared first on. MANILA, Philippines – At least 84,000 jobs will be up for grabs in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in the country this year, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) said on Tuesday. Full Story on Inquirer.net.

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On Track for Industry Road Map 2016: IT BPO Earns $11 B in 2011

SourceFit

The Philippines’ Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing (IT-BPO) sector earned $11 billion in revenues in 2011 and is set to hit targets projected in the sector’s Road Map 2016, according to Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) President and Chief Executive Officer Benedict Hernandez.

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