Going Global — how else are you going to grow?

As companies are finding business bouncing back from the recession, the next focus point is on growth. Having managed thru difficult times, pared back on hiring and found various ways to drive new productivity, businesses survived and most did well.  With that, there...

China Acquisition in Aerospace

One of the industry news items today was the announcement that China’s AVIC (Aviation Industry of China) is in talks to buy a small US airplane market. This is interesting on many levels and truly shows how the world is changing — lest anyone thought we...

2 Japanese Steel firms Merging

This week, two more Global 5000 companies announced they were merging … Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Industries.  Just watching The Global 5000 companies on a regular basis we see mergers and combinations on a regular basis. This one feels different. It is...