Expert Interview: Thomas Geisel, Mayor of Düsseldorf
Mayor Geisel discusses his efforts to further improve Düsseldorf's quality of living, tips for other cities to follow, and some challenges faced along the way.
Global Mobility Solutions: Managing Mobility in a Diverse World
Having a diverse workforce gives you more insights into LGBT-, gender-, and age-related issues. Learn to manage your diverse workforce in non-diverse locations.
Expert Interview: Lord Mayor Jensen, Mayor of Copenhagen
Copenhagen enjoys a high quality of living. In this interview, its mayor shares his insights on the city's success.
Brazil: Military Control in Rio de Janeiro
The Brazilian government gave the military control of security in Rio de Janeiro in response to increased drug gang violence.
Burkina Faso: Terrorist Attack
On 2 March, terrorists attacked the French embassy and the country's main military quarters in Ouagadougou, the capital city.
Sri Lanka: Religious Division
Growing tensions between the militant Buddhist groups and Muslim community led to violent riots in Sri Lanka in March.
Expert Interview: Dr. Michael Häupl, Mayor of Vienna
Vienna mayor Michael Häupl discusses the city’s accomplishments and challenges and key decisions he has made.
Quality of Living Trends: 20 Years Later
Despite the relative stability of most locations, there are notable instances of cities climbing the ranking in the past two decades.
A Spotlight on Worldwide Quality of Living Data Usage
Quality of living data and reports are valuable tools for global HR professionals and municipalities. Learn all about their benefits here.
Expert Interview Series: Khoo Teng Chye
Executive Director of the Centre for Liveable Cities discusses how Singapore came to have one of the highest living standards in the world.
Expatriates in Hardship Locations: Dealing with Emergencies
Important things for mobility program managers to bear in mind when dealing with emergencies and hardship locations in general.
Measuring Expatriate Quality of Living
Is quality of life affected by air pollution and traffic congestion? Access to good health care or modern sports facilities? Or maybe by all of the above?
Location Specific Premiums - Choosing the right methodology to match your needs
Financial incentives that motivate employees to accept a foreign assignment and compensate them for adverse conditions associated with the assignment location.
Managing Expatriates in Difficult Locations: Optimizing the Global Mobility Investment
Despite the increase in global talent sourcing, not taking quality of living and cultural adjustment factors into account can doom international assignments.