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Responsible management education

“We need to move from a global business education community which focuses on making our students the best in the world, to making them the best for the world”. Mark…

Towards industrial policy 2.0: Part – I

Recent developments in the Western countries have reopened the discourse on the need for an industrial policy. Pakistan, which has gone through deindustrialization in the last few decades, has to…

Future at stake: deindustrialization—I

Following the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) revolution of the 1990s, the international economy entered a second phase of globalization. The trend for developing countries within the GVCs (global value…

Textile industry: water management

Unsustainable industrial water consumption has become a massive environmental sustainability challenge. Discharge of untreated wastewater, lack of water-efficient technologies, and absence of recycling and reuse techniques are significant contributors to…

Criticality of energy management

The current government has been able to secure one additional cargo from Qatar for December 2022 and January 2023 and another expected delivery of commitments made by Eni, which means…

Industrial relations in Bangladesh RMG

This article discusses the labour situation in Bangladesh. At the outset, it is important to understand that there is a concerted global campaign to present a bleak picture of workers,…

Industrial cooperation The future of CPEC

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has witnessed a quantum leap with the signing of the much-anticipated Framework Agreement on Industrial Cooperation during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s recent visit to…

Economic management

Prime Minister Imran Khan continues to blame those operating in the private sector for high inflation through engagement in illegal activities - profiteering, smuggling and colluding - a charge that…

Brand management

In the 21st century brands are the most important corporate assets. According to Interbrand, the top 100 brands (worldwide) are currently worth US$1.2 trillion. Millward Brown concurs. Sometimes, brands suffer…

Romanticizing industrialization

An economic growth of 1.9 percent in FY19, a contraction of 0.4 percent in FY20 and estimates of a muted growth of 2 percent in FY21 for Pakistan would have…