Date Added: Sep 2011
It is often said that, "The only thing predictable about life is its unpredictability." Change is also a feature of business life - it's what drives businesses forward - it acts as a spur to organizations to achieve even greater heights. But the last decade has seen unbridled change and volatility on a scale that is unprecedented, punctuated every so often by a mixture of man-made and natural events of breathtaking proportions. The 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami disrupted supply chains and the manufacture of essential components in the car industry and electronics sector across the world in a matter of hours. Unprecedented political events in the Middle East have thrown oil prices, exchange rates, inflation and economic forecasts into confusion.