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  • Comment on FT articles and share academic notes with your class and a global community of students and business schools
  • Bring subjects to life with up-to-date news and information, connecting current events with course principles
  • Equip students with the international experience and awareness needed to implement global strategy and work in cross-cultural environments

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Below is a list of featured content recommended for you to read and comment on.

Oct 25, 2014

Week in Review, October 25

Yahoo bolsters case that strategic plan is working, Tesco chairman bows to pressure as profits tumble, Brussels closes Libor cartel probes with flourish of fines and more corporate news

Oct 25, 2014

EU agrees target to cut gas emissions

European leaders finally agreed to a cut of at least 40 per cent from 1990 levels. Environmentalists have slammed this goal as the bare minimum required for the EU to play its role in containing global warming

Oct 25, 2014

Rometty’s IBM overhaul becomes more urgent

The tech company needs to strip some of the complexity out of its organisation, refocus around some promising new businesses and move much faster, according to chief executive

Oct 25, 2014

P&G to sell off Duracell battery business

Bankers viewed Duracell as the next candidate for disposal following P&G’s sales of its pet food and Pringles businesses, because it looked out of place alongside the company’s shampoos, detergents and paper towels

Oct 25, 2014

Progress against Aids spurs GSK plan to float ViiV Healthcare

Market for antiretrovirals roughly the same as that for insulin. This reinforces view articulated by some health experts that HIV has become a disease akin to diabetes – with a similar stream of life-long revenues flowing to big pharma from each patient

Oct 25, 2014

Your weekend read: The Spotify effect

How did Sweden – a nation of 10 million people – become the ‘streaming’ capital of the world and the crystal ball for the future of the music industry?

Oct 25, 2014

Bonus video: Why do leaders suddenly derail?

The director of Ashridge Centre for Coaching believes that exposure to increasing power inevitably corrupts those in top positions. He says that as leadership strengths are developed other personality traits are left behind

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