Toshiba Corp president and chief executive Hisao Tanaka arrives for a news conference at the company headquarters in Tokyo. Photograph: Reuters

Japan Inc’s efforts to improve the international image of its boardrooms have been dealt a blow with the resignation of top business leaders in a $(...)

Jason Dorsey, the founder of the Center of Generational Kinetics, a marketing research firm in  Texas. “Definitely we want to be inclusive of millennials, but we don’t want to forget the people who brought us to the dance.” Photograph: Ben Sklar/The New York Times

The makers of Tic Tacs had a problem on their hands. After 18 months of internal study, they had concluded that the all-important millennial ge(...)

The study also shows that people willing to work in Ireland from another country are generally educated, experienced and often moving from big companies of 200 employees or more

Irish people have the highest level of international work experience, according to a new survey of 200,000 people from 70 countries.The study shows th(...)

An Apple watch at an Apple event in California. Technology has essentially shifted the profitability of the telephone and newspaper industries to Apple and Google

Several books about business have been written over the years with the title Blown to Bits. They have explored a common theme: how the internet threat(...)

There are more millionaires in the world than ever before as buoyant equity markets, stability in the industrialised economies of the US and Europe an(...)

 FBI executive associate director Robert Anderson (centre), flanked by attorney general Eric Holder  and assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin, speaks about a federal indictment against five Chinese military officials for cyber espionage at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. Photograph: EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The news came as a shock to even seasoned China-watchers – a Financial Times story saying China told its state-owned enterprises to cut links with US (...)

A relative of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 cries at a Beijing hotel where families gathered yesterday. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images

Above the din of jostling television crews and camera flashes, a shrill wailing could be heard from behind the double doors of the Metropark Li(...)

Workers clean near a Fiat 500 on the company’s display stand during preparations ahead of 84th Geneva International Motor Show. Photographer: Gianluca Colla/Bloomberg

Europe’s carmakers head to the Geneva Motor Show this week with sales rising for the first time in seven years. It might only be 2 per cent, bu(...)

Vehicles are covered with protective wrap as workers prepare for the North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. Photo: Reuters

The global car industry is spending more on research and development than ever before as manufacturers try to stay ahead of a rapidly shifting market (...)

Hands on: why can’t we provide an appropriate curriculum for the 20 per cent of secondary-school students who would be more challenged by a  practical programme of study?  Photograph: Alan Betson

The one change to our existing educational system I would like to see is that we would value high-skills vocational training for the 20 per cent of st(...)