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BOOK REVIEW: “The Halo Effect” by Phil Rosenzweig (2009)

Phil Rosenzweig IMDThe Halo Effect gives an excellent insight in to how we make judgments about people, organizations and strategy. It is a must read for any manager or strategy student.

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BOOK REVIEW: “Borderless Economics” by Robert Guest (2011)

Key words
Immigration, international trade, migration, medical tourism, economics, China, USA, India, international exchange programmes.

Summary of book

If you are interested in international trade, you should read this book. If you would like to travel or to work abroad, you should read this book. If you think the solution to the current economic crisis is for countries to close their borders and stop trading with each other (it isn’t), you should read this book. If you sometimes get annoyed by people from other countries (we all do, sometimes) you should read this book. And if your job is to send students to study in a foreign country to study (!!) and you would like to understand the economic, rather than the philosophical, rationale behind what you are doing, you should read this book.

Carol Atkinson: “exchange students return home with a more positive view of the country in which they had studied and the people with whom they have interacted

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