business diplomacy

While India has an enduring campaign in 'Incredible India', However, it could be argued that the phrasing does not sufficiently differentiate India from other nations.

Uber, the San Francisco-based ride sharing company, has set up a mobile phone software development team in Amsterdam, its international headquarters.  Uber on Thursday announced that it raised another $1.2 billion in financing, which will allow it to make "substantial investments," especially in Asia.

The private sector and the international development community often seem to operate worlds apart: different drivers, different environments and different resources at their disposal.  But we often overlook the shared contexts and challenges of operating as organizations in a rapidly changing and increasingly interconnected world.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may have made Forbes’ latest list of the world’s most powerful people, but he is part of a dwindling group. Money rather than political clout is deemed to be the currency of power today.

On November 2, Bruce Gregory published the most recent edition of his periodic public diplomacy reading list. Known affectionately at CPD as "Bruce's List," it is a compilation of books, journal articles, papers, and blogs on a wide variety of PD topics, and features a number of CPD scholars. Highlights in this edition include:

A delegation of Iranian officials paid a quiet visit to the United States this week to meet with corporate leaders and a senior State Department representative at a business forum in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.

Bloom Consulting is a Madrid based strategy consulting company that specialises in country branding and business strategy. His work focuses mainly on nation building projects and the developing of brand strategies in the private sector, as well as corporate strategy and HR consulting.