Ethiopian Business Review

Level of competition and industry rivalry is one of the Michael Porter’s five forces framework that helps in analyzing and understanding the profitability of the industry as a whole. It is an essential tool to figure out what the market looks like. Without proper understanding of the market, success becomes a matter of luck.

Sunday, 18 August 2013 23:39
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In 2012, the Pew Research Center found that 85pct of self-described middle-class adults in the United States believe that it is more difficult now than it was a decade ago for people like them to maintain their standard of living. The share of Americans who say that they are in the lower-middle or lower class has risen from a quarter of the adult population in 2008 to around a third today. And Pew’s research found that only 63pct of those surveyed believe that hard work leads to success, down from 74pct in 1999.

Sunday, 18 August 2013 17:51
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EMPRETEC Ethiopia Business Society (EEBS), a society established in 1996, organized a half day workshop at the UN ECA to mark “The Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)” for the second time, last November in Ethiopia. GEW is celebrated around the world with activities aimed at promoting the culture of Entrepreneurship. It is an initiative by former British Premier Gordon Brown and Carl Schramm (PhD), a Professor at Syracuse University of USA, who was once named by The Economist Magazine as the “evangelist of entrepreneurship.”

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 11:56
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