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Ignacio Prieto

Spain Export Consortia

An Export Consortium is an independent and formal entity, formed by a number of companies, manufacturing or providing products or services, aimed to enter into foreign markets by sharing the costs, generating synergies and creating value for its customers without giving up control on their respective business.

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

There are less than 3.5 million companies in Spain. Around 99.8% are small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) and 94% are considered micro SME (less than 10 workers) according to the European Commission Enterprise and Industry’s criteria. Competitive key factors as the capacity to innovate, the degree of internationalization, financial strength, skilled human resources and […]

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Ignacio Prieto

Sparking creativity

Friday, April 24th, 2009

The notion of stimulated creativity through an organized method dates back to 1953. The initial description of the Creative Problem Solving (CPS) process began with Alex Osborn in his book Applied Imagination. Osborn noticed that using deliberate processes and thinking tools resulted in increased levels of efficiency at managing change within the workplace. An open-ended […]

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