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Archive for November, 2007

Google malware attack

You may have already read this very recent Computerworld article which draws attention to a new scam being performed on google searches.  READ THIS

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Time global business

This is a new section on the online Time site.  It features a global map, which one can mouse over and then choose a country.    A list of business headlines will appear which can be clicked on to take you through to the article.  Not all countries are represented, but it looks interesting. “According to […]

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Crafting a business

This column by Jenny Hart, which can be found in the virtual magazine Venuszine, will be published on a regular basis.  In it, she discusses setting up her business Sublime Stitching and gives advice for women who are thinking of setting up a small business.  Thanks to Resourceshelf

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Management trends

This great World Business website is a “one  stop portal for new ideas from the world’s management journals and conferences.  Each concept is summarised into an easy-to-digest précis called a Review of a Review.”  The reviews cover several key management topics.   The site is co-produced by the French business school INSEAD.  INSEAD have also formed an alliance with […]

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Michael Porter

I found this Michael Porter overview article on the wonderful Intute  site.  In pdf format it is a download of a Charles Handy talk on Porter which was part of a series he did for the BBC on management gurus.  This series also includes one on himself.  To see who else was covered have a […]

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Wellington City Libraries can offer you or your business up to 2 hours free non-urgent research if you have a WCL library card.  Our Prosearch team are experienced researchers who  provide a confidential and reliable service and have been involved with helping business owners for many years.   If the research requires more than 2 hours research, costs are entirely […]

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Future initiative for businesswomen

This  two year World Bank Doing Business  intiative will use data from their enterprise survey website,  as well as involving government and women’s groups to ” identify legal and regulatory barriers facing businesswomen in 178 countries, and to advocate change”.  From Intute, via Resourceshelf.

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NZ annual reports

It’s that time of the year and the 2007 annual reports are flooding in, including  Auckland Airport, Positively Wellington Business, Foodstuffs and a number of energy and port companies.   Our annual reports are housed on the 1st floor north  of the Central Library.  We also have a large archive of annual reports  and news clippings and […]

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New resources

Doing Business overseas This is a new inhouse resource page on our Business popular topics page.  This resource contains both New Zealand and international links to government and other sources which provide practical information on exporting. MarketplaceNZ  This free New Zealand site enables NZ manufacturers to display their products to the world.  This site was created […]

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Global warming shows sign of risky business This Australian newspaper article looks at the way litigation laws may alter in the face of climate change. 50 ways to green your business Mark Borden et al in the Nov 2007 issue of Fast Company, pp 90-99. As the title suggests, this is a list of fifty […]

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