Better Pay or More Flexibility: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Trade-off

May 11, 2016 Leave a comment

More than half of employers today offer some variety of flexible work arrangements. Many workers value that as much as additional compensation. But does it have to be one or the other?

Better Pay or More Flexibility: It Doesn’t Have to Be a Trade-off

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Making Digital Work For You

April 22, 2016 Leave a comment

Liri Andersson, INSEAD Guest Lecturer, founder of this fluid world, and Ludo Van der Heyden, Chaired Professor of Corporate Governance & Professor of Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD | April 21, 2016
Read more at http://knowledge.insead.edu/operations/making-digital-work-for-you-4643?utm_source=INSEAD+Knowledge&utm_campaign=192fb5a427-21_Apr_mailer4_21_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e079141ebb-192fb5a427-249989317#3CXxAyqYesUZlWUH.99

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When CEOs Become Activists

April 22, 2016 Leave a comment

More and more, CEOs are promoting social causes that lie far outside their core business interests. Research by Mike Toffel and Aaron Chatterji explores the rise of CEO activists and the effects on their companies.
http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/when-ceos-become-activists?cid=spmailing-12874915-WK%20Newsletter%2004-20-2016%20(1)-April%2020,%202016

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What Does ‘Diversity’ Really Mean?

April 14, 2016 Leave a comment

At Harvard Business School’s fourth annual Gender & Work Symposium, speakers reflected on how the language we use can either hold certain groups back or help point organizations toward positive social change.

http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/what-does-diversity-really-mean?cid=spmailing-12853896-WK%20Newsletter%2004-13-2016%20(1)-April%2013,%202016

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How to Hire a Millennial

April 14, 2016 Leave a comment

This is not your parents’ workplace anymore, Joseph Fuller reminds us. Crucial for attracting millennial workers are flexible work arrangements, meaningful mentorship programs, and sense of mission.

http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/how-to-hire-a-millennial?cid=spmailing-12853896-WK%20Newsletter%2004-13-2016%20(1)-April%2013,%202016

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How Layoffs Hurt Companies

April 14, 2016 Leave a comment

Several decades worth of research shows layoffs to be a poor way to boost profits, while other strategies may in fact work. Still, companies keep pink slips at the ready. Why?

How Layoffs Hurt Companies

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Sharing, Solar and Social: One View of Cuba’s Economic Future

April 11, 2016 Leave a comment

With U.S./Cuban relations continuing to thaw — as evidenced by President Obama’s recent trip to the island — a big question for businesses and investors is what kind of economy Cuba is going to build next. At the Second annual Cuba Opportunity Summit, hosted recently by Wharton in New York City, that question was picked up by Jillian Manus, managing partner at Structure Capital. What she’s hoping to see emerge there is not unalloyed capitalism. 

Sharing, Solar and Social: One View of Cuba’s Economic Future

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