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2010-05-05 06:45:00

BOSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Common Sense Advisory announces the launch of a complete line of research dedicated exclusively to corporations, governments, and non-governmental organizations operating internationally or with large multilingual populations. The new Global Leaders Research service provides independent insight to these organizations as they expand business operations to new markets and globalize their business processes. It expands the firm's research platform, which also...

2010-04-19 08:23:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The radically open experiment that drew 1,262 artists from around the world, 200,000 visitors treasure hunting for art and gave away the world's largest art prize, invites artists to register for ArtPrize 2010. The prizes include: first place, $250,000; second place, $100,000; third place, $50,000; and, fourth through 10th places, $7,000 each. The prize is decided by public vote. Artist registration for ArtPrize 2010 begins today, Monday,...

2010-04-13 06:45:00

BOSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As companies attempt to sell their products and services to more demographics in more markets around the world, they are discovering that they must adapt or recreate their messaging and content through a process called "transcreation." A new report from market research firm Common Sense Advisory, "Reaching New Markets through Transcreation," confirms growing demand for transcreation services through 2010. The firm's survey of 380 language services...

2009-11-20 07:10:00

MIAMI, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- As more red flags are uncovered about the Fort Hood tragedy, some observers allege that political correctness played a significant role in enabling this to happen. Has public concern over political correctness grown from its well-intentioned origin of inclusion and acceptance into a dangerous unwillingness to acknowledge obvious patterns of toxic behavior? Psychiatrist, physician, speaker, and author Dr. Gaby Cora asserts that dangerous behavior in a work...

2009-09-20 15:08:46

The upcoming ArtPrize competition in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers professionals and amateurs alike a chance to enjoy contemporary art, an expert says. Brett Colley, associate professor of art and design at Grand Valley State University, said the annual event allows artists of all levels of talent show off their personal interpretations of art in the pursuit of a $250,000 grand prize, The Detroit Free Press said Sunday. There are professionals and amateurs and many variations in between, and...

2009-08-12 09:26:00

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE Amex: IGC), a leading materials and construction company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure build out in India, filed its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2009, on Form 10-Q. For the quarter ended June 30, 2009, IGC reported revenue of approximately $2.7 million versus approximately $17.9 million for the three months ended June 30, 2008. For the quarter ended June 30,...

2009-08-05 07:45:00

LONDON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- One Young World, the global nonprofit organization that serves as a platform to raise the voice of the next generation of world leaders on global issues, has unveiled the findings of a global survey of mid-20-somethings addressing the topics of Environment, Business, Politics, Media and Religion. Co-founders David Jones and Kate Robertson presented the findings in London on Friday, alongside Carole Stone, Managing Director of YouGovStone, just-announced...

2009-07-28 10:11:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE Alternext: IGC), a company competing in the rapidly growing materials and infrastructure industry in India, today announced that yesterday it was one of the leading price percentage gainers on the New York Stock Exchange Alternext on Monday, July 27th, 2009. Shares of India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC) closed at $1.26, a closing gain of 10.53 percent on the day, which was also the intraday high....

2009-07-13 16:41:00

HONG KONG, July 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Trans-national corporations usually seek domestic or local candidates when recruiting personnel. While after they update into globally integrated companies, they should eye the global personnel market and seek suitable talent in an optimized way. Fairtheworld.com points out that, in an increasingly inter-connected global economy, deploying global resources and forming integration edges is of common concern to all trans-national corporations....

2009-07-09 17:47:57

New words added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary show the influence of the Internet and globalization on U.S. English, its publishers said. A sample list of 100 new words released by the publisher Thursday includes some words and expressions that have been around for years or even decades but have gained wider currency because of the Internet, The Guardian reported. They include sock puppet, coined as early as 1959, and flash mob, which can be traced to 1987. There is also the...