All tagged business diplomacy

Country Managers Are Making Post-Sanctions Iran Work

◢ Behind every successful multinational deal in Iran is a country manager. These executives seek to balance the commercial goals of their companies with the needs of Iran's post-sanctions economy. 

◢ Country managers are a critical link in what is essentially a bureaucratic system. Policymakers need to help make this bureaucracy work better with better rules and systems so that country managers can succeed. 

The Politics of Sanctions Relief in Iran: Three Roles for the Private Sector

◢ As politicians and analysts consider the wisdom of offering Iran sanctions relief in exchange for restrictions on the country’s nuclear program, a key stakeholder group remains unaccounted for in the debate – the private sector. 

 Private sector leaders can play three vital roles to help bring a brighter economic and political future to Iran— interlocutors, stewards, and creators.