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Cultural differences between people in a company, or between the employees of two companies working together in a joint venture, can create difficulties in terms of communication, teamwork, motivation, or coordination, and the impact on performance can be significant.
Private Military and Security Companies (PMSC’s) are part of a multibillion-dollar industry supplying both security and logistical needs for governments, commercial groups and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO’s).
“Libyan National Army” retake oil facilities, as national government urges UN to block “illegal” sales
The “Libyan National Army”, whose forces are loyal to General Khalifa Haftar and the Tobruk-based Libyan House of Representatives, has recaptured the oil facilities in Ra’s Lanuf and Sidra.
Negotiation is the process of coming to terms, and in doing so obtaining the best possible deal for the company. Negotiations involve a conflict of interest. Sellers prefer a high price and buyers want a low price. No one likes to lose, so there is a conflict which has to be managed.
What makes a good Boss? The fundamentals of sound judgment, integrity, and people skills are universal. The complete makeup of an excellent Boss will have some culture-specific elements that need to be considered when managing your Boss.
In an unprecedented move, both the Afghan government and the Taliban have declared temporary ceasefires during the upcoming Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. The Afghan government first declared its intent to cease offensive operations from June 12th until the end of Ramadan last week, presumably as part of President Ghani’s attempts to build on his peace initiative unveiled earlier this year.
In the concluding part of our series, we advise how to deal with corruption lawfully, in countries where a backhander is customary.
If security is an unfair contest, you may well ask if there is any point in putting it into practice. To go into the pros and cons of whether security is worthwhile is not the purpose of this document.
David Frend, barrister and consultant for Proelium Law has been featured in this month IN magazine and has given 7 tips for setting up a new venture in Afghanistan.
In the second of our 3-part series, we consider the health & safety implications and employer liability of doing business in high-risk and volatile jurisdictions.
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