Comments on: A Conversation with the Executive Editor of the Economist http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/2007/03/20/a-conversation-with-the-executive-editor-of-the-economist/ At the intersection of yesterday & tomorrow Mon, 20 Jan 2014 15:48:33 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 hourly 1 By: Brendan Hodgson http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/2007/03/20/a-conversation-with-the-executive-editor-of-the-economist/comment-page-1/#comment-169 Brendan Hodgson Sun, 25 Mar 2007 18:46:13 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/7858.aspx#comment-169 As I posted earlier, it's not often that one has the opportunity to pose a few questions to the executive... As I posted earlier, it’s not often that one has the opportunity to pose a few questions to the executive…

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By: Dan Armstrong http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/2007/03/20/a-conversation-with-the-executive-editor-of-the-economist/comment-page-1/#comment-168 Dan Armstrong Wed, 21 Mar 2007 17:19:12 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/7858.aspx#comment-168 I would second Ed's question about Red Stripe. And I'd follow up with a question on Daniel's thoughts about the recent brouhaha on Slashdot, in which members of the online community ridiculed the Economist for its measily offer of a six-month subscription to Economist.com in return for a license to use any breakthrough ideas submitted to Red Stripe. <br> <br>More important from the conference point of view is to ask about the Economist's business-friendliness ranking of Canada that has it slipping to third place, behind Denmark and Singapore (but ahead of the United States). How much difference really exists among all of the countries clustered at the top of the business friendliness rankings? Is Canada really significantly more business-friendly than the US - and if so, what is it about Canada that accounts for the difference? And if Canada is such a great place to do business, why are business operations migrating to places like India? <br> I would second Ed’s question about Red Stripe. And I’d follow up with a question on Daniel’s thoughts about the recent brouhaha on Slashdot, in which members of the online community ridiculed the Economist for its measily offer of a six-month subscription to Economist.com in return for a license to use any breakthrough ideas submitted to Red Stripe.

More important from the conference point of view is to ask about the Economist’s business-friendliness ranking of Canada that has it slipping to third place, behind Denmark and Singapore (but ahead of the United States). How much difference really exists among all of the countries clustered at the top of the business friendliness rankings? Is Canada really significantly more business-friendly than the US – and if so, what is it about Canada that accounts for the difference? And if Canada is such a great place to do business, why are business operations migrating to places like India?

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By: Brendan Hodgson http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/2007/03/20/a-conversation-with-the-executive-editor-of-the-economist/comment-page-1/#comment-167 Brendan Hodgson Tue, 20 Mar 2007 19:37:47 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/7858.aspx#comment-167 Thanks Ed, since you're the first to respond, I'll definitely get your question in... Thanks Ed, since you’re the first to respond, I’ll definitely get your question in…

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By: Ed Lee http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/2007/03/20/a-conversation-with-the-executive-editor-of-the-economist/comment-page-1/#comment-166 Ed Lee Tue, 20 Mar 2007 19:19:21 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/brendanhodgson/7858.aspx#comment-166 I'd like to find out whether, with all the business knowledge gleaned by all The Economist's writers, he thinks a guerilla unit such as Project Redstripe is the best way to affect rapid change and a shift in culture within an organisation. <br> <br>Cheers! <br>Ed I’d like to find out whether, with all the business knowledge gleaned by all The Economist’s writers, he thinks a guerilla unit such as Project Redstripe is the best way to affect rapid change and a shift in culture within an organisation.

Cheers!

Ed

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