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Does Your Board Really Understand Your Cyber Risks?

By Daniel Dobrygowski, head of governance and policy for the World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity, and Derek Vadala, CEO of Cyber Assessments, a joint venture between credit rating agency Moody’s Corporation and company-building venture group Team8. This article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. Over the past decade, business leaders have…

In A Downturn, Include Your Employees In Cost-Cutting Decisions

By Patrick Daoust and Paul Simon of Oliver Wyman. This article is republished with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your thoughts on this topic in the comments section below. Almost every business is reorganizing its operations in response to the economic slowdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Often, companies take a…

Op Ed: Gaurav Sundaram On Reinventing The Global Business Travel Association With A Truly Global Focus

ProKonsul Consulting’s Gaurav Sundaram has some experience with the Global Business Travel Association. He served on the group’s India advisory board between 2012 and 2015, and then for three more years as an external advisor in India and Singapore. He’s got some ideas on how to evolve GBTA into a more representative, worldwide organization. With…

Op Ed: Frank Morogiello On Connectedness And Leadership

Strong leadership skills are never more important than during a crisis, and that includes staying connected with the people who make up an organization. First as the head of global sales for American Airlines and then with multiple executive search firms, Frank Morogiello learned a thing or two about the topic. Throughout my career and…

Op Ed: Gaurav Sundaram On Six Strategies For Expanding Travel Programs Into India

Expanding global business travel programs to India, and in particular bringing in the operations of travel management company used in other markets, can prove challenging. As laid out by Gaurav Sundaram, president of India-based consultancy ProKonsul, a well-researched strategy, strong executive endorsement and a clear go-to-market plan can be the keys to your success. As…

DOT To Award Cash Prize For New Thinking On How To Fight Human Trafficking

The U.S. Department of Transportation through Jan. 31 is accepting submissions for its first annual Combating Human Trafficking in Transportation Impact Award. DOT is giving out a $50,000 prize “to incentivize an increase in human trafficking awareness, training and prevention among transportation stakeholders.” The introduction of the award program coincides with National Slavery and Human…

How To Break The Bond Between Corporate Travel Management And International Criminal Activity

It was a record year for U.S. federal prosecution of corruption and fraud. The Justice Department Criminal Division in 2019 charged more individuals, and secured more guilty pleas, for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act than in any year since it was enacted four decades ago. This topped the previous two years, which were…

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