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Nordic Business Report

Nordic Business Report | Finland | Scoop.it
Nordic Business Report is a new kind of high quality business magazine in the Nordics. The magazine focuses on entrepreneurship and articles supporting the development of business skills.

 

To name a few other pieces of content, there is an article on challenges and best practices in growth company governance by Dr. Esa Matikainen and articles or interviews from Minister Alexander Stubb, journalist Malcolm Gladwell, world’s leading innovation professor Vijay Govindarajan, management guru Tom Peters, professor Lynda Gratton and Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia.

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You can read the latest issue of the magazine by clicking the links below:

 

https://itunes.apple.com/fi/app/nordic-business-report-aug/id687490608?l=fi&mt=8&ls=1

http://nbforum.com/lataukset/NBR_2013_nettiin.pdf

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Finnish companies on top for their climate change disclosure

Finnish companies on top for their climate change disclosure | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish companies are among the top Nordic companies for their climate change disclosure practices. Eleven Finnish companies are included on the top 26 companies in the Nordic Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.
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Finnish factor - BBC News

Finnish factor - BBC News | Finland | Scoop.it

The anti-immigration motive behind Anders Breivik's murderous rampage in Norway has highlighted the issue in Nordic countries. In Finland, police have increased online surveillance of right-wing extremists, and legislation to tighten gun laws is being rushed through.

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Global Innovation Index 2011 - Switzerland ranks first among 125 economies on innovation levels

Global Innovation Index 2011 - Switzerland ranks first among 125 economies on innovation levels | Finland | Scoop.it
INSEAD, the leading international business school, today announced the findings of The Global Innovation Index (GII) 2011 edition. Switzerland topped this year's GII ranking, gaining three spots from its position in last year’s GII.

The five Nordic economies—Sweden (2nd), Finland (5th), Denmark (6th), Iceland (11th), and Norway (18th)—have very strong performances globally as well as regionally.
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Amazon.com: Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities, 1930-97 (9780300082807): Ms. Marianne Aav, Nina Stritzler-Levine, Marianne Aav: Books

Amazon.com: Finnish Modern Design: Utopian Ideals and Everyday Realities, 1930-97 (9780300082807)

This text examines the design achievements of Finland over the last seven decades, focusing on the central and decisive role played by Modernism. It distinguishes Finnish design from that of its Nordic and European neighbours and considers the principal ideas, individuals and influences.
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Cruise holiday from Stockholm to Helsinki, Finland

http://www.visithelsinki.fi - Enjoy the trip onboard a cruise ship in the beautiful achipelago and see the best sides of two Nordic capitals, Stockholm and Helsinki...
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Stubb under fire for behaviour at Nordic Council meeting

Stubb under fire for behaviour at Nordic Council meeting | Finland | Scoop.it
European Affairs Minister Alexander Stubb raised eyebrows at a meeting of
Nordic foreign ministers in Copenhagen on Wednesday.
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Prime Minister Katainen defends Nordic values at scout jamboree

Prime Minister Katainen defends Nordic values at scout jamboree | Finland | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen visited a world scout jamboree held in southern
Sweden along with his counterparts from Sweden, Fredrik Reinfeldt and
Denmark’s Lars Lökke Rasmussen.
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A More Typical Day for the Nordic Police… « Helsinki According to PPusa

A More Typical Day for the Nordic Police… « Helsinki According to PPusa | Finland | Scoop.it
…”Will you put that phone away?” in front of the presidential palace yesterday. You are supposed to use hands-free when driving.
I have seen all living Finnish presidents walking on the streets of Helsinki and I’m proud that this is still possible in Nordic countries. What happened in Oslo won’t change this.
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ITC Infotech partners Finnish company Solteq Oyj - Moneycontrol.com

ITC Infotech partners Finnish company Solteq Oyj - Moneycontrol.com | Finland | Scoop.it
The partnership would enable ITC Infotech to expand its presence and offer support to its Nordic clients while Solteq Oyj would be able to utilise the full breadth of ITC Infotech's services portfolio to deliver solutions in the Finnish market, the company said in a statement.
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Hiking in Finland: The Week In Review

Hiking in Finland: The Week In Review | Finland | Scoop.it
The Week In Review
A new week, a new Week In Review. Last week distinguished itself by me getting my papers from the Wilderness Guide school I have been doing in the last ten months, so now I can call myself a Wilderness Guide and take clients out into the beautiful Nordic forests and fjells!
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