Student housing solutions in an era of COVID-19

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Student housing solutions in an era of COVID-19 Monday, August, 3, 2020 by Wagdy Sawahel  Around the continent, university students face a shortfall of student accommodation, a situation exacerbated by the current COVID-19 pandemic containment measures which call for fewer students in living spaces. At universities in Kenya and South Africa, students face a shortfall of […]

2019 Macau SME World Forum

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The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) World Forum, in collaboration with the International Council for Small Business (ICSB), convened a global gathering of entrepreneurs, small business owners, policy makers, researchers, educators, and others to bring creativity and innovative ideas from around the world. The inaugural SME World Forum assembled some of the most creative and […]

The Challenges and Opportunities of a Global Health Crisis

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The Challenges and Opportunities of a Global Health Crisis Thursday, June 4, 2020 The Management and Business Implications of COVID-19 from an Asian Perspective On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. As the evolution and implications of the COVID-19 crisis are still unfolding, we posit that […]

Humane Entrepreneurship in Practice

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Humane Entrepreneurship in Practice Sunday, May 24, 2020, By Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy As the world retreats inward, both business practices and consumer habits have significantly shifted. Consumers are starting to recognize the value of being able to expend their resources while concurrently awakening to the troubles that small businesses globally face. As for businesses, many […]

JICSB Special Issue: Sustainable Entrepreneurship

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JICSB Special Issue: Sustainable Entrepreneurship Thursday, May 21 2020, Edited by Analia Pastran, Chantal Line Carpentier, Adnane Maalaoui General Overview The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, addresses the most pressing challenges of our time, such as climate change and COVID-19, social injustice, human rights, and economic growth. Incorporating the sustainable […]

Small matters: Who is providing jobs in sectors at risk from COVID-19?

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Small matters: Who is providing jobs in sectors at risk from COVID-19? Thursday, May, 21, 2020 Written by The International Labour Organization Small enterprises are incredibly important. ILO’s 2019 Small Matters  report showed that own-account workers and micro-enterprises alone (the smallest economic units) provide more than half of global employment. This infographic highlights the own-account workers, micro-enterprises and […]