International Business

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Advisory Boards have a daunting array of tasks. This includes advising CEOs and business owners how to overcome challenges at a particular time. Those challenges will change over time, depending on market conditions, the economy, industry, competition, and other factors. Those challenges are in a constant state of rapid change, making the role of the [...]

By |November 23rd, 2013|International Business|0 Comments
  • Doing Business in Brazil

Doing Business in Brazil? Beware of Brazil Taxes … And More!

Investors doing business or looking to do business in Brazil must beware of the "Brazilian Cost." Brazilian cost or Brazil cost is a term coined by economists and entrepreneurs to define the additional operational expending incurred when doing business in Brazil. The Brazil cost has its roots in three great cost centres: the extreme Brazil taxes, [...]

Boardroom Metrics Offers Interim Management Services In Mexico

  Boardroom Metrics Office Opening In Mexico City Provides Unique Second Chance for Mexican Executives This week we announced that Boardroom Metrics is opening an office in Mexico City. Opening in Mexico City is quite a milestone for Boardroom Metrics as it is the first time we have operated anywhere outside of Toronto. Leading the [...]

By |April 30th, 2013|International Business, Private Business|0 Comments

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Day 3

Michael Waitzer - Reporting Live from the John Molson MBA International Case Competition in Montreal. A little background - The John Molson MBA International Case Competition -  now in it's 32nd year;  36 teams from around the world – from as far away as Cape Town, and Dublin and as close as Montreal. The teams [...]

By |January 11th, 2013|International Business, Management, News|2 Comments

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Day 2 continued

Michael Waitzer - Reporting Live from the John Molson MBA International Case Competition in Montreal. A little background - The John Molson MBA International Case Competition -  now in it's 32nd year;  36 teams from around the world – from as far away as Cape Town, and Dublin and as close as Montreal. The teams [...]

By |January 9th, 2013|International Business, Management, News|0 Comments

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Day 2

Michael Waitzer #MBAICC is well underway in Montreal. What an amazing event. The Fairmont Hotel in Montreal is an appropriate setting for the John Molson MBA International Case Competition. A grand old hotel that currently has young, bright minds roaming the corridors and convention levels. By way of background of this event, now in it's [...]

By |January 8th, 2013|International Business, Management, News|0 Comments

Best Buy and Brilliant?

Michael Waitzer brings an innovative and down to earth approach to the re-invention or next stage development of your Retail Brand through the Story that you are Telling and the Culture that you are Building. Was Richard Schulze being emotional, brilliant or both when he made his offer to buy Best Buy and take it [...]

Maybe It’s Me … But this is Retail!

In her recent Globe and Mail article Marina Strauss did her usual great job covering the impact, real and imagined, on Canadian retail as more U.S. operators prepare to enter the market. Nordstrom’s legendary customer service was illustrated by the story of an associate who drove 200 kilometers to return a customer’s bag as she [...]