Global corporate responsibility goes beyond banning bribes

(Phys.org) —Companies must see combating corruption and promoting human rights as connected and complementary moral duties in the countries where they operate, according to researchers at the University of Michigan's Ross ...

Lawmaker accuses Google of dodging taxes (Update 2)

An influential committee of British lawmakers accused search company Google of dodging its taxes on Thursday in a scathing report that said the U.S. Internet company took on highly contrived arrangements serving no purpose ...

Who's afraid of the bad, big data? You might want to read this

Privacy and technology go together like music and dance: it's only when both work well together that the magic happens. But what about privacy in the age of big data, an era in which your every move has been recorded somewhere ...

Apple's Cook to face Senate questions on taxes (Update)

A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates and is prepared to question the company's chief executive Tuesday about the "loopholes."

Panel says Apple uses firms outside US to avoid taxes (Update)

The world's most valuable company, Apple Inc., employs a group of affiliate companies located in Ireland to avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. income taxes, a Senate investigation has found—and its CEO will be questioned ...

Apple, US lawmakers in offshore tax showdown

Apple and US lawmakers are gearing up for a showdown over taxes—specifically how to deal with the huge stockpile of cash held by Apple and other multinational firms offshore.

Africa is land of opportunity for Microsoft

When Microsoft announced recently that it was starting a big push to grow its market in Africa, it cited the continent's big growth opportunities, calling Africa a "game changer in the global economy."

Slow capability development prevents strategic change

In the changing global operating environment, multinational corporations must be prepared to make strategic changes and possess the ability to reform and alter their capabilties base. If a company becomes too fixed on capabilities ...

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