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EDSG helps a private university to launch a professional training center dedicated to the life-long-learning (3L) concept.

EDSG India office phone number changed. The new phone number is +91 741 182 1307.

In 2012 EDSG has been working with a private Russian university to establish new academic and research programs as well as to streamline its operations.

EDSG opens its office in Bangalore, India – EDSG Pvt. Ltd. to provide unique services in South and South-East Asia. The company combines unique international knowledge and regional experience and offers exclusive services and solutions in business operations, IT services, education and training and private sector development.

EDSG has established its office in Tbilisi, Georgia, EDSG Ltd., to serve as a regional hub in the Caucasus and Central Asia, EDSG Ltd.

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  • Firm beliefs

    WHEN Asia plunged into crisis in 1997-98, and the IMF was forcing Western economic medicine down the throats of Asian governments, it was also assumed that the region’s opaque and over-diversified business groups would be compelled to swallow the Anglo-Saxon model of capitalism. Whether controlled by tycoons or the state, these outfits would become open, focused, responsive to investors and managed by professionals.

    Today the idea that corporate Asia will converge with the West seems quite mad. About 70% of Asia’s stockmarket value is represented by state-run firms or “business houses”—broad conglomerates that are usually family-controlled. Asian firms pay out just a third of their profits in dividends and buy-backs, compared with three-quarters for European firms and 90% for American ones. In 2014 Apple spent more on repurchasing stock than the top 500 Asian firms combined. East of Suez lies a continent that the modern doctrine of shareholder value never conquered.

    Indeed, to Anglo-Saxon types, corporate Asia often appears to be going back in time. Consider China’s supposed reforms of its state firms. In January CITIC, a...

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