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Corporate culture

curated by Antonio Calabrò

Industry at its finest gives rise to culture,
forging original combinations of value and values, profitability and social relations
Work priorities to include dignity and future, as discussed at the meeting between the...
“We were born and raised amongst labourers, machinery and corporate developments and we soon learned to love work, workers and our Company, which embodied the best parts of our life.” ...
Leggi Work priorities to include dignity and future, as discussed at the meeting between the...
Rereading the Ecclesiastes – a time for responsibility and reform, rather than electoral promises
In difficult and controversial times, rereading the classics always proves to be a useful activity – such as rereading the Ecclesiastes, and see what they have to say about ‘time’, ...
Leggi Rereading the Ecclesiastes – a time for responsibility and reform, rather than electoral promises
New government: the priority and values of enterprises
Europe, public debt and implementation of the PNRR, the Italian recovery and resilience plan Corporate promise: we are Europe. Our currency and target market are European. Our institutional rules and ...
Leggi New government: the priority and values of enterprises
Reforming higher technical institutions: high-tech training to provide jobs for young people and make...
Amongst the most significant legacies of the Draghi government are the reforms to ITS, higher technical institutes, training institutions that are indispensable to fulfil the demand for qualified employees in ...
Leggi Reforming higher technical institutions: high-tech training to provide jobs for young people and make...
Pushing on with Draghi’s good government to avoid the disappointments of “A country without…”
In 1980, Alberto Arbasino wrote “A country without”, published by Garzanti, in an attempt to come to terms with that difficult decade, the 1970s, marked by political violence (neo-fascist bombs, ...
Leggi Pushing on with Draghi’s good government to avoid the disappointments of “A country without…”
Here’s why creating culture means good books and green steelworks
“Culture is not superfluous, it’s a distinguishing element of Italian identity” – these are the words that Italian president Sergio Mattarella used in his inauguration speech and that were reiterated ...
Leggi Here’s why creating culture means good books and green steelworks
Remembering the 1980s, from winning the World Cup to Mafia massacres and public debt:...
Recurrences and similarities. During this difficult period, there is much being said and written about the 1980s. Remembering its glories: Italy becoming World Cup champions in Madrid on 11 July ...
Leggi Remembering the 1980s, from winning the World Cup to Mafia massacres and public debt:...
The Economy of Beauty is worth 24% of GDP: quality and innovation for growth
“The Economy of Beauty" is worth 24% of GDP. It determines companies' competitiveness in international markets and therefore has a profound impact on Italy's weight and prestige in the world. ...
Leggi The Economy of Beauty is worth 24% of GDP: quality and innovation for growth
Narrating stories for a fairer “weaving of the world” in this era of crisis
People live on words. Words have a soul, and wings. Words announce, call to mind, define the world, create. They’re not such stuff as dreams are made of, yet have ...
Leggi Narrating stories for a fairer “weaving of the world” in this era of crisis
A “clear night” for science and corporate innovation to survive the approaching economic storm
“How is the night? Clear.” These are the last lines in Bertolt Brecht's Vita di Galileo (Life of Galileo): the scientist has just given in, has bowed to the power ...
Leggi A “clear night” for science and corporate innovation to survive the approaching economic storm
The value of industrial heritage in the development of high-tech skills and better competitiveness
In such controversial times, marked by crises and change, Italian industry is trying to find new paths towards a better “future-oriented history”, relying on the country's heritage of ideas, knowledge ...
Leggi The value of industrial heritage in the development of high-tech skills and better competitiveness
Accardo’s violin for Il canto della fabbrica: music that narrates the digital industry
Which music best describes factory work? Dmitri Shostakovich’s Symphony No 2, composed in 1937, used a factory siren to evoke early 20th-century industry, steel, smoke, mass production’s heavy-duty work, while ...
Leggi Accardo’s violin for Il canto della fabbrica: music that narrates the digital industry
Building a European South: the value of knowledge and markets
When talking about the South of Italy, two key terms come to mind: knowledge and markets. Let’s forget bad old habits involving claims for reparation (“…the State, which from the ...
Leggi Building a European South: the value of knowledge and markets
Remapping knowledge and political and economic decision-making: on the value of intellectuals
“Do not let intellectuals play with/ matches”, wrote Jacques Prévert in 1946, because “with all that prodigal talk about builders'/ work” we find that “as soon as it's left alone ...
Leggi Remapping knowledge and political and economic decision-making: on the value of intellectuals
‘Civil’ – the new buzzword to discuss economy and business
Fortunately, despite our current, difficult and controversial times, in the thick of a ‘risk society’, amongst wars being fought and pandemics still looming, environmental disasters and social resentment, the frequent ...
Leggi ‘Civil’ – the new buzzword to discuss economy and business