Supply Chain: Rising Tides Of Risk

RISK MANAGEMENT   By Andrew Osterland   As companies expand their supply chains globally, the hazards they face—from extreme weather events to political upheavals—expand too. Managing such risks comprehensively beats rolling the dice.   The lure of fast-growing markets and ...

Editor's Letter: The New Geography

There is a new definition of the emerging markets and their characteristics that confutes many old and accepted axioms; for example, the idea that the cost of labor is cheaper in developing countries, or that governance is more advanced and regulations are more enforced in developed countries.

Global Trade: Rise Of The Superblocs

SPECIAL REPORT   By Erik Heinrich   Free-trade superblocs are being negotiated in North America, Europe and Asia. They will forever alter the flow of commerce and finance—and leave winners and losers in their wake.   The world is poised ...