Barbados: Firewalling For The Future

René Jules Dubos has left us memorable words to the effect that "the general formula of management for the future might be to think globally and act locally" (in The Wooing of the Earth (1980) Humankind and the Earth). His sentiments, while specifically referenced within an ecological context, may be safely applied to policy outcomes at all levels of analysis, and poignantly, they are relevant to the evolution of an ongoing international business policy for Barbados, which seeks to maximise the jurisdiction's competitiveness and to recognise the ongoing global trends which underpin social and economic evolution.

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