Jun 2020
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego;Arráiz, Irani;Beuermann, Diether;Frese, Michael;Maffioli, Alessandro;Verch, Daniel
A randomized controlled trial with 945 entrepreneurs in Jamaica shows positive short-term impacts of soft-skills training on business outcomes. The effects are concentrated among men and disappear 12…
May 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro;Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
According to the World Bank’s Doing Business report, most Caribbean countries have made starting a business much easier in recent years. This is the result of changes in regulations and in the…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall;Bollers, Elton;Wenner, Mark D.
Guyana has experienced significant economic growth and several waves of reforms over the past two decades. Nevertheless, several constraints continue to affect Guyana’s private sector. This policy…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Facing what looks like a prolonged period of economic contraction due to a sharp decline in energy fortunes, Trinidad and Tobago is increasingly looking towards the private sector to play a greater…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne;Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaican firms are constantly plagued by a number of issues that restrict their ability to grow. The World Bank's Enterprise Survey examined the key indicators to give insight on the business…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez, Jorge Luis
El presente Estudio de Caso tiene como propósito analizar el resultado de las actividades realizadas por Empresas Publicas de Medellín en el ámbito del gobierno corporativo, con el objeto de…
Jun 2010
Author(s): Contreras, Manuel E.
Este trabajo presenta una breve síntesis de las principales teorías de liderazgo y se centra sobre el enfoque de liderazgo adaptativo de Ronald Heifetz. El documento originalmente fue desarrollado…