Monthly Archives: October 2010

Affirmative Action – A Global Issue

Author:
Jacque Vilet – Vilet International

MythAffirmative action is a U.S. policy that is particular to America.

Fact:  Affirmative action is an international phenomenon and is supported  by human rights principles, including the International Covenant for the Elimination of Race Discrimination.

Around the globe, historically and currently, many countries have pursued and embraced affirmative action  measures to address various forms of subordination and inequity that exclude or marginalize socially distinct groups.

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Are You Diligent with Your Due Diligence? (Part II)


Author:
Chuck Csizmar –
CMC Compensation Group

Anyone who has ever been involved in a merger or an acquisition team remembers their first time; how green they were, how much they didn’t know and how much of a challenge it was just getting up to speed.   They didn’t know what they didn’t know.  Most neophytes are shell-shocked by the complexities involved, the myriad moving parts – and when the business target is an international concern, or has a foreign footprint, then it’s often a case of “what do we do now”?

Provided below is Part II of a due diligence checklist for international M&A deals, one that I wish I had when I was thrown to the wolves for my first overseas acquisition.  Continue reading

Are you Diligent With Your Due Diligence? (Part I)


Author:
Chuck Csizmar – CMC Compensation Group

Anyone who has ever been involved in a merger or an acquisition team remembers their first time; how green they were, how much they didn’t know and how much of a challenge it was just getting up to speed.   They didn’t know what they didn’t know.  Most neophytes are shell-shocked by the complexities involved, the myriad moving parts – and when the business target is an international concern, or has a foreign footprint, then it’s often a case of “what do we do now”?

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Liz Perelstein wins Fortune Magazine Award

News and Alerts

We are extremely proud to share some exciting news with our readers.  Liz Perelstein, President of School Choice International, and a contributor to the International HR Forum, has been selected as one of Fortune Magazine’s  Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs for 2010.

This is truly an exceptional honor for Liz, and we wish her much continued success!