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  Nowadays, nobody could deny that the rapid evolution of technology seen over recent years, and further still its permeation of companies, particularly given that for the last 5 years each and every one of us has had a device capable of extraordinary calculating power tucked away in our pockets,… Read more

Business Ethics as a mediator

The impact of Compliance Commitment on Economic Crime Tommas Kaplan   Injustice in companies can cause counter-productive behaviour. An employee’s understanding of justice can, depending on their perception of the situation, influence their work-specific attitudes and behaviour patterns and produce counter-productive behaviour. Counter-productive behaviour can be seen as the precursor… Read more

L’évolution du recrutement dans l’industrie Suisse

  La crise du « Franc fort » a eu un impact considérable sur l’activité industrielle en Suisse. Les industries, à l’image de l’horlogerie, ont dû réagir pour ne pas sombrer. Nous avons donc vu naitre, malheureusement, un certain nombre de plan de restructurations. Il y a eu pour la plupart une… Read more

Beyond being a business partner

The CHRO (Chief of Human Resources Officer) has for some time considered their ultimate role to be defined as a business partner. This understanding of leading HR, which has been predominant for several decades, recognizes a core shift in identity from that primarily associated with the transactional administration of core… Read more

Medical Devices Commercial

Value discipline In their excellent book “The Discipline of Market Leaders” (1995), written by Michael Treacy and Fred Wiersema, the authors argue (and prove) how companies who want to become leaders in certain markets or market segments need to choose how they wanted to excel, in the following generic value… Read more

Medical Devices Commercial

  Commercial excellence is one of those buzz words entire books are written about and in the medical device industry this is no exception. The question I would like to (attempt to) answer here is what it could look like in our industry, whether it is actually achievable and necessary,… Read more


  Taking risks means above all being conscious of one’s potential and being able to use it wisely.  It is by taking risks that we change our way of life and continue to learn about ourselves. You will see that leaving the comfort zone is both exciting and full of… Read more


Last week we saw the first four key factors for a successful African expatriation.  We continue now with the final four factors to consider in order that such a professional and personal challenge will be a total success. 5. Make the decision, don’t just put up with it. In general,… Read more

Expatriation en afrique

  Whenever Africa makes the front pages, it is usually to do with political instability, conflict or economic and social problems. And yet, the continent has a lot to offer to candidates choosing to make a career there. For those seeking a professional future there, we advise considering the following… Read more


Today, Africa is a continent in full bloom, and questions regarding the attractiveness of its cities are being asked more and more often. Indeed, with a dozen countries (Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, South Africa, Ghana, etc.), showing a sustained and steady growth for several years now, feeding, housing, educating, providing health… Read more