Private equity set a remarkable new standard for itself in 2021. Buyout deal value reached an all-time high of $1.1 trillion, doubling 2020’s total of $577 billion and shattering the previous record of $804 billion set in 2006 during the exuberant run-up to the global financial crisis. Deal size, not deal count, ...
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Simon Manley, UK Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, delivered the statement on behalf of a cross-regional Core Group of France, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Qatar, Turkey, the USA, and the UK.UN Human Rights Council 49: UK cross-regional Core Group statement introduce Item 4 resolution on ...
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In Jordan, talking about the issue of water scarcity continues to be commonplace. Actually addressing it is still another matter entirely.In fact, many residents of the Kingdom, visitors from abroad and researchers from faraway are accustomed to hearing Mohammad Al Najjar, Minister for Water and Irrigation, and his thoughts ...
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Excessive positivity, also known as toxic positivity, has been defined by the Psychological Group-Fort Lauderdale as the "Overgeneralization of a happy optimistic state that results in the denial, minimization and invalidation of the authentic human emotional experience.”Toxic positivity is becoming somewhat of a phenomenon that is hypnotizing large groups ...
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The shifting perception of "basic necessities" and humans' coping mechanisms that made them irrational consuming-beings.Since the beginning of time, all cultures continuously create additional needs and classify them as basic, and the more emerging needs there are, the more inflated our understanding of “basic-needs” becomes.Basic-needs are identified by ...
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Leadership. Excellence. Innovation. These words are easily claimed as part of a company’s vision for itself and words that most organizations strive to turn into reality but that few actually do. At the European water operator MIYA, these words are values, and these values are promises — promises that ...
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On Monday, the Jordanian company and leading mobile games publisher in the Arabic speaking market, Tamatem, announced that it raised USD11 million in a Series B funding round led by PUBG's South Korean video game developer Krafton.The chairman of the online gaming company, Chang Byung-gyu, made it onto ...
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While a more traditional approach to work in the past may have been to aim for a career path with one or two companies, things are changing. As the workforce becomes younger and more dynamic, many people opt for working briefly in one position after another rather than staying ...
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One of the most common challenges that marketeers face is convincing executives of the importance of allocating budgets for brand equity-building activities. The reason for this is that chief financial officers (CFOs) or budget owners often measure the feasibility of different non-operating expenses based on return on investment and ...
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