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My experiences of Working From Home

My experiences of Working From Home

When covid hit, my need to traipse through airports was risking covid infection not just to myself but also to the employees in the factory. So it was decided I should work from home full time until the situation recovered. Due to covid, many employees were forced to WFH (or risk closure of factory) so one of the adaptive changes we made was to have daily morning Zoom calls (aka toolbox meeting) to go through issues where we could very quickly discuss any emerging matters.

Can capitalism solve capitalism’s problems?

Can capitalism solve capitalism’s problems?

Many consumers, workers and socially conscious investors have also noticed these shortcomings and increased pressure on corporations to change. And as long as investors, customers and employees continue to push for more responsible behavior, you should expect to see those cracks grow.

Palm Oil built on slavery and convicts: Is that Good Capitalism?

Palm Oil built on slavery and convicts: Is that Good Capitalism?

The palm oil industry was one of the sectors that practised good capitalism back in the 1940’s. This was largely eroded when the sector moved towards more foreign labour. Now that there is a move back to using local labour, this provides challenges which are being addressed by good capitalism principles.

Capitalism with Chinese characteristics

Capitalism with Chinese characteristics

Capitalism is, as the Marxists used to say, full of contradictions. It may well be the greatest wealth-generating machine ever invented. As the dramatic end of the resource boom reminds us, it is not just the Chinese who have a stake in the outcome.