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Glocalization: The New Way to Go Global But Remain Local

The triumph of the little guy in the face of globalization and an opportunity for would-be entrepreneurs to tap into their hometown markets and then scale. Growing and nurturing local businesses is critical for the health and development of a nation. With a conducive working environment that allows local companies to scale, glocalization should be a priority to our country.

Exhibition open for Kenyan artists to showcase their work

Talented Kenyan artists have landed a rare opportunity to show their work to potential buyers during the African Inspiration art exhibition week at the...

Banks Contributed Bulk Of Corporate Taxes In Last Two Years

A new report compiled by audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on behalf of the Kenya Bankers Association attributes the decline to reductions in corporate taxes and Pay As You Earn (PAYE) collections.

Bimal Kantaria, CEO With a Big Heart, Goes Global

Shree Lohana Mahaparishad, the umbrella body representing Lohana institutions in the world, has appointed Elgon Kenya Managing Director and Agriculture Sector Network chairman Bimal...

15 Inspiring Women in Corporate Africa

According to McKinsey's Women in the Workplace 2020 study, women make up 48% of entry-level employees, but only 38% of managers, 34% of senior managers or directors, 29% of VPs, 23% of SVPs, and just 22% of C-suite executives. We kick off with our top 15 list of African women in the Corporate world. These women have torn down gender bias in the workplace by taking up SHE-EO (CEO), founders, head officers, and managerial seats in some of the continent's leading companies.

Business Process Re-Engineering

Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) traces its origin to the period in the 1980's when private sector business organizations recognized the need for quality improvements....

From Youth Bulge to Youth B**b: Why Employment Remains Elusive for...

Recent reforms have focused on strengthening labour protection and establishing youth targeted employment programmes and funds.

Why it’s always lonely at the top and what you can...

Executive burnout: Businesses leader face challenges so powerful that a good number of them reckon that they can handle the pressure for less than two years

Top Kenyan Jubilee Insurance Managers Fired As New Owner Takes Charge

Allianz Africa has made leadership changes at its newly acquired entities in Kenya and Senegal. In Kenya, Allianz has fired top Jubilee Insurance (now Allianz General Insurance) managers and replaced them with its own appointees. Among the biggest causalities in the Kenyan operation is Catherine Igathe, the current CEO of Jubilee Allianz General Insurance Limited Kenya, who will leaving the company in mid-July “to pursue other opportunities”.

Jennifer Karina, a PhD Student, Appointed Kenya Re Chair

Jennifer Karina has been in corporate leadership for over 40 years. She is a Psychologist, Certified Professional Coach, Energy Leadership Practitioner, acclaimed Speaker& Author.  She is a thought leader in relationship strategies and has been a researcher for over three decades. Ms Karina holds a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology from Durham University and a Higher Diploma in Psychological Counselling from Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling.