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On The Art Of Startups, With Entrepreneur Steve Blank

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Via Forbes : Columbia Senior Fellow for Entrepreneurship Steve Blank is a serial entrepreneur-turned-bestselling author and educator who has changed the way startups are built, how entrepreneurship is taught, and how big companies and the U.S. government innovate. A defining voice in modern entrepreneurship, Steve will be honored in January with …

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Islamic banking and finance on the rise

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via Pakistan Observer: The index is a benchmark survey revealing the progress, penetration and perception of the Shari’ah-compliant banking sector in the UAE, as well as the future intentions of the nation’s banking customers. Findings demonstrate that Islamic banks are outperforming their conventional peers in customer acquisition—55 per cent of the …

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How Organizations Are Using AR/VR As Hiring Tools

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via Forbes: Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are becoming less expensive, more powerful and versatile, more accessible, and easier to code. That’s spurring a wave of tech use innovation in a wide range of business functions and processes, including some at the heart of the human resources (HR) department. …

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Ask HR: Some insights on the #MeToo movement and harassment in the workplace

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via USA Today: Johnny C. Taylor Jr., a human-resources expert, is tackling your questions as part of a series for USA TODAY. Taylor is president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest HR professional society. A year ago, high-profile allegations of sexual harassment set off the …

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Malaysia’s Islamic banking industry will achieve 40% market share by 2020, says AIBIM

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via THE EDGE MARKETS: KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 25): With the introduction of value-based intermediation (VBI) by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in 2017, the Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) is confident the central bank’s target for the local Islamic banking industry to have 40% market share in total …

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