Обновлять или Стагнировать

ДУБАЙ – Компании, как и люди, стареют. Они начинают жизнь маленькими и стремящимися выжить, снабженные энергией молодости и свежими идеями. Они конкурируют, расширяются, взрослеют, и в конце концов, с некоторыми исключениями, исчезают в неизвестности. То же самое относится и к правительствам: они тоже могут перестать испытывать голод и молодежное стремление и позволяют себе почивать на лаврах.

Обдумайте это: только 11% компаний из списка Fortune 500, существуют с 1955 года по сегодняшний день, в то время как среднее время существования компании в топ-500 снизилось с 75 до 15 лет. В эту эпоху быстрых изменений, те, кто отстают, в мгновение ока становятся неуместными. Страны, чьи правительства стареют, ждет та же участь, что и устаревшие компании. Их выбор прост: обновиться или стать неактуальными.

Гонка за национальную конкурентоспособность настолько же жестокая, как и конкуренция среди компаний на рынке. Страны борются за инвестиции, талант, рост и возможности в глобализованном мире, и те, кто вытолкнут из гонки отдают наибольший приз из всех: человеческое развитие, процветание и счастье для своего народа.

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