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"Sincericide and Sincericides"

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:27
German Retana

Those expressing criteria at the expense of acceptance, prestige or popularity commit sincericide; and sincericides are those that say what they want, feel or think in a way that makes their peers feel bad. Both behaviors cause the gradual extinction of the good feeling of sincerity, or truth well stated. Is that the case in your workplace?

If one externalizes an honest, reasoned and good faith opinion they commit a political act of "suicide," because it is now in the hands of inflexible individuals with rigid minds,

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Managing risk is not the same as minimizing it

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:26
Luis Sanz

Risk is neither good nor bad per se, it is a weight we should leverage.  Sometimes, it is convenient to reduce it, to mitigate it, but sometimes we want exactly the opposite: sometimes to manage risk we have to increase it! The problem is if we only understand risk as a something that must be minimized, we will never see it from the correct perspective. 

This seems to be counter-intuitive, yet financially it makes a lot of sense: If we want to obtain a higher, risk-free rate of profitability that is steady, it is necessary to run risks.  The opposite would be possible in

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INCAE, among the leading organizations at the Third Regional LEDS LAC Workshop in Chile.  

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 10:15
Por: (Mauren Esquivel)

INCAE, October 2014—More than 100 public officials, representatives of international organizations and non-governmental experts from the region met on October 8th – 10th at the headquarters of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) in Santiago, Chile to participate in the third LEDS LAC (Low-Emission Development Strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean), regional platform workshop.

LEDS LAC is the regional platform for the Global Partnership (LEDS GP) composed of a network of institutions and individuals that work for the promotion of the...

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Adjunct Director from CLACDS participates in a forum

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 16:57
Por: (Mauren Esquivel)

INCAE, October 2014—On October 16th Víctor Umaña, Adjunct Director of CLACDS/INCAE attended a celebration of the first anniversary of the EU-Central America Association Agreement as a key presenter.

During this event, authorities of the European Union and the Central American governments met with representatives and experts from private and academic sectors of both regions to analyze the impact and commercial opportunities provided by the Association Agreement. 

This agreement was an integral part of an EU-Central American strategy to establish a tighter, associative...

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