Local corporate executives strongly believe that global competitiveness of private organisations is heavily dependent on the extent to which they collaborate and prepare human capital, a Mona School of Business (MSB) study has revealed.
The implication of this is that "... if we desire export success then this is going to require meaningful partnerships among private sector firms and public sector firms as well and also appropriate investment in people," noted MSB director Dr William Lawrence.
Alan Tilley (second left), vice-president international relations at Turnaround Management International, makes a point in discussion with (from left) Deloitte Toronto vice-president Paul Casey, Sagicor Life Jamaica CEO Richard Byles, Mona School of Business (MSB) director Dr William Lawrence and GraceKennedy chairman Douglas Orane at MSB Roundtable 2011. (Photos: Karl McLarty)
Lawrence was presenting the results of the survey on Thursday at the second annual MSB Roundtable 2011, held under the theme "Organizational renewal: from recession to recovery and growth" at the University of the West Indies.