posts tagged with Development

You Down With P-S-P? Yeah You Know Me! (Applying FedEx Principles in the Age of Access)

..At FedEx we have an internal philosophy, a guiding principle if you will, which we call P-S-P. That stands for “People-Service-Profit.” This started with our founder and he has often described the circular nature of that mantra by explaining that if you invest in your people they will provide a superior service which will generate profit, which in turn allows you to invest in your people. It is all interconnected, much like the world economy has become and is continuing to become...

Dumplings or Development? Check your stereotypes about Poland

poland2.png What comes first to your mind when you think of Southern Poland? Dumplings? Cabbage? Vodka? The Carpathian Mountains? Well, I had TONS of ideas when I started my trip to Katowice – and, to be honest, a growing economy was not on top of my list.

Katowice is located in the heart of the Upper Silesian Region in Southern Poland and, compared to other Polish cities, it won´t be winning a national beauty contest any time soon. “Industrial” seems to be a good word to describe the special atmosphere: The city´s history is closely linked to the manufacture of coal and steel. Today it has become a growing business centre. And this is exactly where FedEx gets involved…