Small and Medium Businesses are responsible for around 50% of global employment, and, also, they are the first that suffer with economic crises.
A Business Network for SMBs is what we developed. We have a business directory, forums, Academia to improve expertise, and a blog for insights and news.
There are a couple of years that I don’t write here but regarding last events in Brazil, I believe that a small description of the current environment (politics and economics) may help who intends to invest in Brazil.
Bellow, I selected some charts from a Presentation from the Brazilian Central Bank that shows a clear vision of the current evolution of the local economical scenario.
Just a quick update about some figure recently published. The Brazilian GDP Growth Rate of the second quarter reached 1.9%, removing Brazil from the "pseudo-recession" and returned to the same level of the first quarter of 2008, according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics.
This post is for Portuguese language readers and it is about a project - book - that we finished couple years ago and decided to publish it. It is a different vision of globalization and with a sistemic and transdisciplinary approach. It is not a "recipe" or a "magic plan" to develop internationalization of small and medium companies.
Nowadays, in a totally connected world, it is not possible to have a successful business without be aware of cultural differences.
The Brazilian company Visanet (VNET3.BR) raised 8.4 billion reais ($4.3 Billion). It is the Brazilian largest credit card networking company.
Here, bellow, you will find a link to a pdf document, which is the sysnopsis of the six posts about Change Management. The posts were organized and created a table of contents.
In this last part, the objective is to revise some points about human resources and to present a more pragmatic vision about change, with a perspective of a process. So that, in the overall, it will be possible to have a systemic vision, as before mentioned, as well, to have a detailed vision of a singular process of change.