Dealing with disruption: adapting to survive and thrive

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Dealing with disruption: adapting to survive and thrive

PwC's 2013 Global CEO Survey shows that business leaders remain cautious about their short-term prospects but are more upbeat longer term. This suggests that CEOs worldwide believe their organisations can be resilient by rolling with the short-term blows while reshaping for longer-term growth.

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Tax strategy and corporate reputation: a tax issue, a business issue

CEOs see a potentially rising tax burden as the key threat to business growth. It's a risk they cannot afford to ignore. The article advocates that tax planning should form a key element of their strategic thinking.

Taiwan considerations for 2013 board and shareholder meetings

To survive and thrive amid economic disorder, local business leaders are pursuing three specific strategies: targeting pockets of opportunity, concentrating on the customer and improving operational effectiveness.