Management guru Peter Drucker said in the early 1990s: "In 10-15 years, organizations may be outsourcing all work that is 'supportive' rather than revenue-producing."
Take the plunge
Water management has been a major concern since the dawn of Chinese civilization on the banks of the mighty Yellow River. Our ancestors built a costly system of dams and canals to harness the many rivers and tributaries that crisscross the country for irrigation and transport purposes.
Undaunted by the chilly winter temperatures hanging over northern parts of China, world-leading ice cream maker Nestle has kicked off its marketing campaign for 2006.