Marcia Forbes PhD
May 20, 2015

Cable TV on Fast-track to Where?

Marcia Forbes PhD
March 14, 2016

Government Must Talk Taboo Topic

Jamaica's new Government, led by 43 year old Andrew Holness, must demonstrate that it understands the nuances of this island's LBGT community and be willing to remove the topic from the closet. Written almost nine months ago, the matters below are still relevant and in need of attention.

Marcia Forbes PhD
March 9, 2016

Fresh-faced Senators so Far

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 31, 2014

Help Me to Understand & to Believe

I WANT to believe in the Jamaica Logistics Hub. I want to feel that this multi-pronged development initiative is going to help to realize the much-touted and highly optimistic Vision 2030 and make Jamaica the place to do business and to raise my Great Grandchildren (if I’m lucky enough to get Grandchildren in the first place).

Marcia Forbes PhD
February 7, 2014

Connecting Suppliers to Customers

PROFESSOR Gordon Shirley, head honcho at the Port Authority of Jamaica, recently told us that the Jamaica Logistics Hub Initiative was designed to “leverage Jamaica’s strategic location to become an integral link in the global supply chain.”

But not everyone will understand what ‘global supply chain’ means.

Marcia Forbes PhD
August 19, 2013

Counting Facebook “Likes” & Twitter Followers

I’m preparing to participate in a workshop hosted by a commercial broadcaster in Jamaica. The focus is on social media and their roles in today’s broadcast media organizations.

Marcia Forbes PhD
February 27, 2016

Not a Loser?

On Election Day February 25th when asked by a female reporter what if she lost, Jamaica’s female Prime Minister retorted, “Do I look like a loser?” No, PM Simpson-Miller did not lose her seat. In fact her victory margin of over ten thousand votes in 2011 grew by more than four hundred.

Marcia Forbes PhD
February 22, 2016

Political Families a Global Norm?

In the USA they have the Kennedys, the Bushes and the Clintons.

Marcia Forbes PhD
February 11, 2016

Hillary v/s Bernie

Marcia Forbes PhD
January 19, 2015

Women Less than 5% of CEOs & 50 to 100 years for parity

In its Jan. 2015 report, the International Labour Organization (ILO) announces a gaining momentum of women in business and management across the globe. As I prepared for a lightning read through, my first stop was the ‘Contents’ pages.

Marcia Forbes PhD
April 24, 2013

Trinidadian & Jamaican Working Together

Two dynamic women, Racquel Goddard from Trinidad and Kellie Magnus from Jamaica, got together to pull off an event hosted in Jamaica on World Book Night, celebrated on April 23.

Marcia Forbes PhD
November 23, 2011

President Obama #POTUS & Blackberry