Business Bulletin

How Culture Affects Global Business

Dr Eirini Daskalaki, intercultural specialist and Fellow at the Cyprus Centre for Business Research, discusses how potential cultural differences affect global business and why intercultural competence is an essential skill for successful business communication. Nowadays, societies are changing and becoming more diverse. Travelling, migration, labour workforce mobility and internationalisation are some of the phenomena which …

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Flexible Work in Cyprus: Trends and Challenges

CIM Lecturer and HR specialist Dr Fotis Pavlou shares his insights and research on flexible work in Cyprus IntroductionIt is true that more and more organizations all over the word realize the importance of flexible working, since the implementation of related schemes, allowing flexibility regarding where, when and how employees work, yield benefits both for …

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The Digital Intelligent Economy: The Wrenching Feeling of Falling Behind and the Time to be Bold

George Tziortzis – Board Member and Head of Management Consulting at KPMG Cyprus – shares his hard-earned insights on digital intelligent economy and gives some advice on how not to fall behind.  The wrenching feeling of falling behind is heartbreaking and distressing, no matter what the goal, target or objective is. It has now been …

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Disrupt the market! Digital transformation and the way start-ups can gain a competitive advantage over old and established organisations.

Dr Myria Kkali discusses how start-ups can use digital transformation to their advantage in an effort to disrupt the market n the last issue of the Business Bulletin we had a chance to discuss what challenges and opportunities digital transformation can bring to businesses. In this issue, we discuss how newly established businesses can get on …

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Is it wise for firms to hire over-educated workers?

CIM MBA Director Christiana Charalambidou discusses the understudied phenomenon of over-education in Cyprus, focusing on the firm perspective Cyprus is a country characterised by a remarkably strong demand for higher education. Due to its small-sized economy, it relies on its human capital as a key factor in production making the quality of these resources vital …

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Burnt-out from work? Watch out the decisions you make at your workplace

Have you ever felt burnt out? Occupational psychologist and CIM lecturer Dr Evie Michailidis discusses stress at work – something that concerns us all. Stress is acknowledged as a major health hazard in modern societies. Given that we typically spend about one third of our days at work, it cannot be denied that the workplace …

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Digital Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities for Businesses

Businesses have no choice but to digitally transform. CIM Academic Director Dr Myria Kkali lays out challenges and opportunities for business undergoing digital transformation. What is Digital Transformation?Digital transformation is defined as the realignment of, or new investment in, technology and business models to more effectively engage digital customers at every touchpoint in the customer …

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Job crafting: A New Redesign Approach for a Meaningful Working Life

Georgia Thrasyvoulou, PhD candidate and Fellow at the Cyprus Centre of Business Research, writes about the key theme of her doctoral research: dealing with the demands of work intensification and the role of job crafting. The modern workplace is characterized by constant and continuous challenges and increased workload. Working life, it seems, becomes more intense …

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Leasing in the Car Industry: Advantages and Challenges

Marketing expert and Toyota Sales Manager Garo Dzaghigian discusses the advantages – and challenges – of Leasing.  Leasing has for many years been a fairly widely spread practice for companies in Europe. The idea started with companies looking to outsource their fleet needs, so as to save time, money, and resources. So, rather than purchasing and maintaining …

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Cryptocurrency: An Overview and How to Deal with its Taxation and Accounting

Everyone has heard about cryptocurrencies, but how many have the full picture? CIM Lecturer and Tax expert Viktoria Soltesz gives a brief and concise account of what cryptocurrency is and how to deal with it when it comes to its taxation and accounting. Everyone has heard about cryptocurrencies. They were already a “hype” last year. …

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