Monthly Archives: January 2005

ISSUE #109

Written by: Klára Smolová Photo: Věroslav Sixt, Aleš Vlachovský Entrepreneurs of the year – 24.11.2004 For the fifth time in the Czech Republic Ernst & Young awarded the prize of the Entrepreneur of the Year, sponsored by Živnostenská banka, in a celebration that took place at Žofín. This year’s winner, Miroslav Řihák (right), managing director…

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John Bok: Eternal dissident

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo: Tomáš Kubeš They say he’s a little crazy. He’s willful, he goes for his goals without regard to time and material benefit. But unlike his fellow dissidents, he doesn’t sit in a comfortable chair in some office. He writes articles, organizes conferences, designs kitchens, and presides over the Šalamoun association.…

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UP&DOWN

UP&DOWN Written by: Monika Mudranincová PEOPLE UP Photo: Vlad. Weiss Michal Horáček Together with his associates, the head of Fortuna sold the second biggest local betting company to a Czech-Slovak financial group Penta. The sale will earn Horáček roughly CZK 2 billion. Photo: ČTK Martin Bednár The director of the Czech branch of the software…

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ISSUE #109

Written by: Anita Lišková foto archiv STATISTICS: Rating employee satisfaction “How satisfied are you with your job?“ The Center for Public Opinion Research asked this of almost six hundred respondents. Surprisingly, over 80% expressed satisfaction. The most satisfied were those with university educations and the self-employed. The majority of people (80%) consider their work tasks…

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The Gross margin

Written by: Philippe Riboton THE START OF A NEW YEAR is always a good opportunity for looking back at what happened in the previous year and for imagining what promises to happen in the new one. 2004 saw a new government come on board, with baby-face Stanislav Gross quickly blanketing the billboard circuit to showcase…

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