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Weekly Roundups

Solving Mexico´s Economic Stagnation

By Cinthya Alaniz Salazar | Wed, 03/23/2022 - 18:12

Preparing Mexico’s talent for the market demands of tomorrow is key to the economic competitiveness of the country. Otherwise, it will not be able to bypass a three-decade economic stagnation. In other news, the Mexican Alliance for Carrier Organizations started a national strike in attempt to bring the corresponding authorities to the bargaining table. Industry leaders consider the impact employee wellness has on company performance. Meanwhile, companies in adjacent sectors call upon public-private initiatives to address talent scarcity.

 

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Mexico

Mexican Productivity Has Been Stagnant for 32 Years

Labor productivity in Mexico has been stagnant for 32 years, causing the country's economy to grow in "slow motion.” This stands to be improved by promoting competition and expanding access to financial capital said a World Bank report. 

 

AMOTAC National Strike Puts Pressure on Federal Authorities

After repeatedly having their petitions ignored by federal authorities, the Mexican Alliance for Carrier Organizations (AMOTAC) began a national strike in an attempt to compel authorities to respond to their outstanding demands. 

 

Industry

Understanding and Improving Employee Experience

Organizations must protect their most valuable asset, human capital, and work to improve the experience of their employees so they remain motivated, productive and committed to the company’s objectives, says Sergio Porragas, COO, OCC Mundial.

“One of the fundamental benefits of the employee experience is that it leads to a higher level of satisfaction of both employees and customers: in our organization, this investment involves placing employees front and center as a key resource to provide better customer experiences,” said Porragas.

 

Break the Bias: 20 Strategies to Turn the Table on Biases

Bias, often an unconscious and invisible component of our decision making, is a long-term business cost that clouds perspective and innovation, says Regina Cabal, Co-Founder, Momlancers.

 

Adjacent Industry Sectors

Mining: A Matter of People Working With People

Techniques, processes, technology, ecology and safety have meaning only when they revolve around people and their needs, writes Jorge Cristerna of Multiled.

 

Aerospace Careers and Postgraduates’ Programs of the Future

Jorge Gutiérrez de Velasco presents a proposal for educational institutes that wish to establish a strategic course for Mexico’s aerospace future. “It is necessary for government, academia and industry to join forces so that the new generations acquire the knowledge and technical skills that the Mexican aerospace sector will require in the future,” said Gutiérrez.

 

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Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Journalist & Industry Analyst