The world is becoming more urbanized. This affects how we live and how we think. There are both similarities as well as significant differences in dealing with this trend, in different parts of the world.

OVER half of the world's population lives in cities. There are more, and bigger, cities than ever before. Why, then, are we so wary of them?

Alastair Donald and Austin Williams are two architecture critics who wanted to respond to critics of urbanisation. Their book, "The Lure of the City", is a collection of essays that seeks to explore the role cities play as engines of social change and creativity.

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There are interesting examples of other ways to create a successful organization. Among other things by top leadership ... over yourself.

For nearly a decade, a Danish bank has been recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the best small to medium sized companies to work for in Europe. Situated near the quiet coastline on the island of Fyn, Middelfart Sparekasse has an unusual approach to people management that experts say is worth noting.

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