Fukushima: Health Crisis, Business Crisis Too
Millions of people worldwide were glued to their televisions when TV channels were inundated with breaking news of the earthquake off the coast of Japan. The earthquake created a tsunami of devastating proportions that destroyed the city Minamesoma. The common belief surrounding natural disasters is that they only affect the local people, is this accurate though? Or does the social, health and economic consequences from such disasters affect the whole world?
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Property: The In-Vogue Savings Account
What does one do when the bank gives you a negative real rate of return on your savings account and property prices keep booming? In China there seems to be a creative trend going around where people, perhaps smartly, are keeping their money in property rather than letting its value deteriorate in the Bank. But is this plan "as safe as a bank"? Many say 'your house is your biggest asset' though it has been clear in recent times that property can be anything but safe.
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Another Western Cowboy Falls In The East
Just recently China witnessed the fall of another Western company who came to China in pursuit of profit. What does it take for foreigners to succeed in their business pursuits in China? And what can we learn from the recently fallen American Giant in electronics? Clearly, it's more than a matter of money, it's also a matter of understanding.
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Myths and Truths Surrounding Qualitative Research
Which one is better, qualitative or quantitative research? Is one actually better than the other, or are they both important? Both have their advantages and their disadvantages depending on what one is trying to achieve, depending on what one is trying to find out. This article points out the advantages and disadvantages surrounding qualitative research, and why it is so necessary to hire a qualified Research Company so that the six big stumbling blocks to good qualitative research results can be avoided.
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