How Can China Build World-Class Multinational Corporations?

On August 30, the Beijing-based Center for China and Globalization invited Lady Barbara Judge, the first female chair of the UK’s Institute of Director, to share her views about successful corporate governance among her nation’s top firms. Lady Judge offered some practical tips on how chinese companies can achieve success abroad. Continue Reading. Continue Reading

Lady Barbara Judge: Long maternity breaks are bad for women

Originally published at Management Today The UK has one of the most generous maternity packages across the world: new mothers are allowed up to 52 weeks off work, 39 of which are paid. But these family-friendly laws are damaging women’s career prospects, according to IoD chairwoman Lady Barbara Judge. ‘I know it’s counter-cultural but I… Continue Reading

Businesses just want certainty over their EU employees’ future

Originally published at Does rhetoric matter? I ask because the Home Office draft document on the UK’s immigration policy post-Brexit that was leaked this week represents a marked departure from the positive tone used in the referendum campaign by the Leave-supporting members of the current Cabinet. They were keen to argue that Britain would… Continue Reading