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Profitable patriotism and economic development

Batanai Kamunyaru Economic development is made difficult for a nation that lacks “profitable patriotism”. In simplicity, profitable patriotism refers to a stance when the citizens...

Democracy begins and ends at home

Stembile Mpofu One of the lessons of Systems Thinking analysis is that when one carries out an analysis of any system and hopes to understand...

Volatile markets and rates do not signal good leadership

Chris Chenga It is conventional for socioeconomic entities to have a mission statement and a vision. Both, or either one of these, are typically brandished...

The art of business mentoring

Batanai Kamunyaru Studies reveal that about 20% of startups fail in their first year, and about 50% fail in their fifth year, eventually leaving the...

Policy should be cyclical that’s what the currency crisis tells us

Chris Chenga China’s years of sustained economic growth are impressionable to many hopeful emerging economies, perhaps to an extent just as much as it is...

The death of Zimbabwean economic giants

Victor Bhoroma The market landscape of any country is shaped by a few companies that underpin socio-economic activities of that particular nation. These companies are...

Moderating leverage in the financial markets – are haircuts the answer?

SIMON HILLS A report on January 12 in the Financial Times reminded me about the IOSCO consultation on the use of leverage by asset management...

Talented employees, management should create value

Batanai Kamunyaru In his article, “Thomas Edison's Reaction to His Factory Burning Down Shows Why He Was So Successful”, Richard Felon narrates that Edison was...

Echoes from France suggest poor work ethic in Zim’s agric sector

Chris Chenga A poor work ethic does not necessarily mean that one is lazy. Work ethic starts off at one’s conception of what work actually...

Incorporating innovation in strategy

Batanai Kamunyaru The new is not always better than the old, but a continuous flow of fresh ideas at least prevents the death of the...