2022: In a word, whiplash

A recap of a monumental year

Eve Maddock-Jones
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2022 is a year many managers will be happy to see the back of.

Despite my title, it cannot be summarised in a word and capturing everything that happened in one final briefing is nearly as impossible. Still, please take this journey with me through some of the year's highlights. If this was Alphaville, I'd find a suitable meme to describe every month but instead you can settle for my patchy recollections. January Opening with a bang, Apple became the first publicly listed company ever to reach a $3trn valuation, at almost $200 a share. Terry Smith slammed Unilever over its ESG focus, claiming it had "lost the plot" in his annual letter to...

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