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Holy relevance, When Abu Dhabi had 30 cars, How Great Companies think differently

Holy relevance, When Abu Dhabi had 30 cars, How Great Companies think differently

Holy relevance, When Abu Dhabi had 30 cars, How Great Companies think differently

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November 3, 2011 8:00 by



Holy relevance

This article from The Economist says that “faith can influence economic behaviour—but not always directly.” Read on for more.
“Al Seef Road in Bur Dubai was constructed in 1960, under the supervision of the Dubai Municipality.
Unlike its present-day four lanes, the road was narrow, and was shared by cars and donkeys alike.” For some good “old” nostalgia, (and when we are talking about the UAE, old doesn’t get too old), Kipp recommends this article.
Harvard Business Review put out an interesting piece on a time when firms, society and people were not afterthoughts or inputs to be used and discarded but were core to their purpose (sic). Whatever happened to those days? And can we ever go back to that kind of government?
The United States says it has stopped funding UNESCO, the U.N. cultural agency, following its vote to grant the Palestinians full membership. One of the videos about the US pulling its UNESCO funding is this five and a half minute clip of AP journalist Matthew Lee grilling US State Department Victoria Nuland about the decision to withhold the funds.


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