I am regularly asked for my opinion on global business issues by the international business media. Here’s where you can find those articles and my own blog posts.

News Articles

Germany Caught Between The East And West

It is increasingly obvious that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has placed German society in a…

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What’s the Relationship Status of Germany and Russia? It’s Complicated

What is the relationship status of Germany and Russia? It’s complicated, and that is an…

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Fear of COVID-19 overshadowed people’s fear of cancer, delayed screenings

Looking back on the last three years of life during the global pandemic, each of…

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Business Transformation: What If This Is Your Company’s Kodak Moment?

Kodak. Blockbuster. Nokia. Motorola. BlackBerry. Xerox. AOL. Or how about RadioShack, Circuit City, or even Borders? What do all of these companies have in common? All of them once were high-flying enterprises, household names with…

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Facing A Catastrophic Crisis – How Does A Company Cope?

I remember making a big mistake almost ten years ago, placing my trust in a close friend. Of course, I did not know at the time that this would be a big mistake. I thought…

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A Moral Obligation to Make a Difference

I was 29 years old and had recently become the president of a fast-growing technology company in Michigan. I had been married three years earlier to a wonderful woman, and life was full of promise….

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Directors of Global Corporations Need to Understand Value of Emerging Technologies

Today’s global business leaders and corporate board members face increasing pressures to not only grow their business, boost profitability, maintain a safe, secure work environment and respect their fiduciary duties to shareholders. They must also…

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Abuse of Power: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

By Michael Marquardt and Claire DeMatteis, Esq. It has taken a generation. Twenty-six years after Anita Hill gave voice to sexual harassment in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Clarence Thomas hearings in 1991, women who…

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Indonesia Leapfrogs Ahead: The Alternative Business & Trade Hub in Asia

AA International Indonesia (AAI), a Jakarta-based medical, travel, insurance and roadside assistance company that Michael Marquardt has helped successfully lead and grow, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary in business this month. Marquardt has seen the Indonesian…

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