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Cedric Stephens | Psychology offers valuable insights into risky behaviours

Gleaner on September 23rd, 2018 | File Under Business News -

Evan Thompson is an expert on local weather. He heads the Meteorological Service of Jamaica. The Met Service collects, analyses and interprets weather data like rainfall or its absence, temperature, wind direction and speed and sea level pressure….

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Clarke urges deeper, better communication from BOJ

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Finance and the Public Service Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has urged the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) to increase its communication channels, including utilising social media such as Twitter to counter misinformation.Clarke’s advice was made in the context of…

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With 80 million PET bottles produced per month - Businessman investing US$3m to recycle plastic into tiles

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WESTERN BUREAU:Twenty-four years after pioneering one of the country’s most successful hospitality distribution entities, Tom Tyler has waded into new territory.This time, the Montego Bay-based businessman, who co-founded Caribbean Producers Jamaica…

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How your company should address staff engagement questions

Gleaner on September 23rd, 2018 | File Under Business News -

custom-design interventions to change behaviour. But don’t be surprised if most of them fail. That’s just your way of weeding out false causes in your hunt for the few that yield the best results.Don’t stop there. Now, look for ways to embed new…

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Oran Hall | Of what value is diversification?

Gleaner on September 23rd, 2018 | File Under Business News -

Diversification is a risk-management technique by which a wide variety of investments is included in an investment portfolio. The best results from diversification are derived from a portfolio in which the assets do not lose value at the same time…

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David Jessop | Is the Caribbean prepared for a much-changed Europe?

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The Caribbean has always felt confident that it understands the politics and values of Europe. This is largely because of a shared history, a common commitment to democracy and centrist thinking, as well as the European Union’s (EU) continuing role…

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Tired of rejection

Gleaner on September 23rd, 2018 | File Under Business News -

QUESTION: I do not seem to do well at writing good cover letters or rÈsumÈs. I also need help in knowing how to do well at interviews because I may feel that I did well, but I am not getting any jobs. I am tired of being rejected or disappointed…

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JMMB eyes unsecured credit, indebted ventures to drive growth - Moves to Phase III of multi-market strategic programme

Gleaner on September 21st, 2018 | File Under Business News -

In a tour de force lasting close to five hours on Wednesday, JMMB Group CEO Keith Duncan and country managers in the Dominican…

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Artisanal coffee processor Trumpet Tree tripling output - Hunting markets in Canada and Japan

Gleaner on September 21st, 2018 | File Under Business News -

In three years, Arthur McGowan expects his midsize business, Constitution Hill Trumpet Tree Coffee Factory Limited, will be processing around 60,000 boxes of…

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