• Business Management

    Managing conflict in the workplace

    Managing conflict in the workplace is always difficult, but with the right tactics, it can be made easier. Handling conflict in a mature and peaceful manner is a great attribute for employees and managers to have. If you’re unsure of your conflict management skills, then it’s time to start brushing up. In this Business Management Daily article, we cover: Managing conflict in the workplace Top tips for problem-solving conflict in the workplace Vital skills and tools needed for managing conflict in the workplace Tips for effective conflict resolution Any scenario is better with preparation, and  

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  • Business News

    Kristalina Georgieva will remain managing director of the I.M.F., its board says.

    ImageKristalina Georgieva, left, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, with Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, in August. Credit…Pool photo by Clemens Bilan WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund’s executive board on Monday expressed confidence in the leadership of Kristalina Georgieva, its managing director, after allegations that she manipulated data to placate China when she was a senior World Bank official. Last month, an independent inquiry commissioned by the World Bank concluded that Ms. Georgieva had played a central role in meddling with its 2018 Doing Business survey. The findings raised questions about her judgment and ability  

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  • Business & Finance

    Oxford Finance Appoints David Hickman to Managing Director of Business Development | Associated Press

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 29, 2021– Oxford Finance LLC (“Oxford”), a leading specialty finance firm that provides senior debt to life sciences and healthcare services companies worldwide, is pleased to announce David Hickman’s new position as managing director of business development in Oxford’s life sciences division. David has been appointed to Debbie Baker’s position; she will be retiring on June 30 th. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210429005972/en/ David Hickman, Managing Director (Photo: Business Wire) David Hickman brings 15 years of lending experience to his new role at Oxford, specializing in loan structuring and portfolio management  

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  • Business Accounting

    Art of Accounting: Managing client expectations

    Overpromising and missing deadlines is a guaranteed way to disappoint clients. However, this can be a self-inflicted wound if not handled properly. We set the deadlines and make the promises. Many times we succumb to urges and pleas by clients to set an unrealistic due date based upon the scope of what needs to be done and our available resources. However, it is we who “sign off” on the request or deadline. In effect, we are the ones who frame the expectation. I can assure you that much success, and much less stress, come from managing client expectations. This includes  

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  • Business & Finance

    CTC Global Names Enos Banda Managing Director | Business & Finance

    IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 14, 2020– Today, CTC Global announced that Enos Banda has been named Managing Director. In this newly created position, Mr. Banda will lead the development and delivery of customer and asset financing offerings to CTC Global’s current and future customers. He will report to J.D. Sitton, CTC Global’s Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Banda joins CTC from Anergi, an African energy company he helped establish where he served as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Banda has been active in the African energy and infrastructure and investment banking markets. He served as a senior executive with Eskom, the largest African  

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