Current issue – Facing the Future

Talent. Poland has it, and far more than just a little. Having traveled a bit around Europe over the last couple of months, that’s something I’ve come to both realize and appreciate. Although it’s sometimes kept concealed, the mentality out here is something quite unique: mixing ambition and work ethic with creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, it sometimes feel that the Polish are one step ahead of many of their neighbors. But will this last – will the next generation be capable of carrying the torch that has been lit? Are the new generation of leaders and managers equipped to tackle the challenges and disruptions that the future may bring?

To answer these questions, and a few more besides, we’ve sat down with Alain Dehaze, the CEO of Adecco to discuss the state of the labor market. This issue, we also take a closer look at Generation Facebook; the opportunities for marketers created by big data analytics; the export boom being enjoyed by the smart home appliance sector; and Poland’s growing appeal as a European logistics hub.

Our real estate desk has been equally busy, bringing you the lowdown on the development potential of shopping center in Poland’s smaller cities. Last, but certainly not least, we’ve taken a voyeuristic prowl around the slinkiest boardrooms the country has to offer…

Enjoy the read…

 

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