Culture and Civilization Matters

June 24, 2010

PREPARING FOR RUSSIA: SOME FACTS AND FIGURES

Filed under: Term 5 St. Petersburg — Tags: , — wadatripp @ 4:45 am

DIGGING DEEP INTO THE DATA FOR THE REGION
For those of you who value digging deeper into the numbers you can always check out the CIA World Factbook page for Russia.

Click here to access the CIA page

The presentation below summarizes the evolution of the Russian economy after 1991 when Boris Yeltsin became the first popularly elected president of Russia following the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

Hint:To view the presentation in fullscreen mode click the menu button on the far left and select “View Fullscreen”.

As we prepare to embed ourselves into this vast region it is important to consider the sudden and significant Societal, Political and Economic Transitions the region has experienced as it emerged from Soviet rule less than two decades ago

Are you up for it? Lets GO!

Click HERE to return to the Russia Main Page

April 5, 2010

Preparing for China: Some Facts and Figures

Filed under: Term 4 Shanghai — Tags: , , , , — wadatripp @ 8:36 pm

DIGGING DEEP INTO THE DATA FOR THE REGION
For those of you who value digging deeper into the numbers you can always check out the CIA World Factbook page for China.

Click here to access the CIA page

Another option is to scan this McKinsey presentation. While it is somewhat dated (2006), I like the way they break down the analysis of the region. It will be interesting to see how our regional briefing maps to this 2006 analysis given the recent Financial downturn.

Hint:To view the presentation in fullscreen mode click the menu button on the far left and select “View Fullscreen”.

A quick review of the CIA site and McKinsey presentation brings into stark relief the challenges we will all face as we endeavor to embed ourselves into this vast region to understand the Societal, Political and Economic Transitions it is currently experiencing.

Are you up for it? Lets GO!

Click here to return to the China Main Page

January 20, 2010

Preparing for India: Some Facts and Figures

Filed under: Term 3 Delhi — Tags: , , — wadatripp @ 8:25 pm

DIGGING DEEP INTO THE DATA ON THE REGION
For those of you who value digging deeper into the numbers, you can always check out the CIA World Factbook page for India.

CLICK hereto access the CIA page

Another option is to review this comprehensive set of data about India from the Times of India Group in this slide deck (thanks to the Host Team for alerting me to this great deck):

Hint: To better view ^ the presentation click the full option on Slideshare.

A quick review of the CIA site and India Times presentation brings into stark relief the challenge we will all face as we endeavor to embed ourselves into this vast region.

Are you up for it? Lets GO!

Click here to return to CCL Delhi Main Page

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