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FRENCH ENTREPRENEURS: Paris is top!

Jobs, Living By 29 septiembre, 2015 No Comments

On average, employees in France work longer hours than in Germany: 44.3 hrs vs. 42.9 hrs for managers, and 36.2 hrs vs. 34.5 hrs for non-managers. (Eurostat, 2014). France is ranked sixth in the world for hourly labor productivity, ahead of Germany (7th) and the United Kingdom (13th). Compare France with other European countries and they can look pretty industrious, but guess what?  

LEAN MANAGEMENT: Learning Lab at HTW

Immigration, Jobs, Study By 29 septiembre, 2015 No Comments

Interview by Deike Ricardo with Antti Kapanen, the MBA&E Programme Manager at the Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft (HTW) Berlin

In October 2015, the MBA&E at the HTW Berlin will start offering a new business engineering specialisation in Lean Management. The specialisation is built upon the programme’s tested business engineering curriculum, developed since 2007. 

LANGUAGE: Bilingualism is tolerance

Jobs, Living, Study By 25 septiembre, 2015 No Comments

By understanding the effects being bilingual has on the brain, we can begin to see the enormous benefits speaking more than one language has on the human soul. Not only does it better connect us to the world and people around us, but multiple languages help us connect to ourselves. We become more tolerant by living in two different cultures and worlds. We also have more words and ways to express ourselves. Bilingualism is tolerance

WOMEN IN SCIENCE: they are coming… but slowly!

Jobs, Study By 25 septiembre, 2015 No Comments

There are everytime more women, not just in companies, but also in Science, but the process is slowly. The report Women’s careers in science and universities, and glass ceilings encounteredbrought forward by the Committee in Women’s Rights includes an analysis of the current situation of women in science, where they are still underrepresented and face direct or indirect discriminations.