Business

Some would-be private-jet fliers are being turned away as the industry soars again after a multiyear slump. [...]
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The world of supply-chain disruptions and persistent Covid-19 concerns is a challenge for brands accustomed to using traditional festive pitches. [...]
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The rental-car industry is sharpening efforts to add more battery-powered vehicles to fleets, the latest move among companies around the world in various industries that are embracing greener technologies. [...]
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
As General Electric and other old-school behemoths break up, Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft and Meta are taking their place as the do-everything companies of the future. [...]
Sat, Nov 27, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
China’s tech giants are feeling the pinch of an economic slowdown, adding financial pressure to an industry beset by a bevy of new regulations this year. [...]
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Slow Wi-Fi. Tied to my desk. I lose track of time. I keep eating. It doesn’t have to be this way. [...]
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
About a quarter of fully vaccinated people who got the drugmaker’s single-dose vaccine and a subsequent booster have stuck with Johnson & Johnson for their second dose, CDC data show. [...]
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Hui Ka Yan, the chairman of Evergrande, sold 1.2 billion shares in the cash-strapped property company, reducing his stake to 67.9% from nearly 77%. [...]
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The rising costs of construction materials and labor shortages are complicating efforts to cool some of the world’s hottest property markets. [...]
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Hundreds of thousands of empty shipping containers are filling marine terminals and truck yards across Southern California and tying up scarce trucking equipment as ocean carriers scramble to return empty boxes to factories in Asia. [...]
Fri, Nov 26, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Companies pay disproportionately high salaries to CEOs and other high-powered professionals willing to live and breathe their jobs, on-call 24/7, ready to pick up and travel. It's a phenomenon Harvard historian and economist Claudia Goldin calls "greedy work" and she says it's a big reason why the pay gap between [...]
Tue, Nov 23, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Alexandra Feldberg and Tami Kim, assistant professors at Harvard Business School and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, respectively, say companies are overlooking an important place to root out bias: on the front lines with customers. While many firms are promoting a more equitable workforce through their HR [...]
Tue, Nov 02, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
If you're feeling distracted, mentally fogged, and unable to pay attention to (or focus on if attention is in hed) the task at hand, you're not alone. The human brain is highly susceptible to often unproductive mind-wandering, and modern technology has only made the problem worse. But we all know [...]
Tue, Oct 26, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Technological development is happening faster than ever and changing our lives in fundamental ways. The companies behind all these new gadgets and services are no doubt the greatest corporate success stories of our age. But entrepreneur and investor Azeem Azhar worries that our public institutions haven't kept pace with the [...]
Tue, Oct 12, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Paul Polman, former CEO of Unilever, led a dazzling career in consumer goods, from Procter & Gamble to Nestlé to the British multinational. His experience fending off a hostile takeover bid taught him that the doctrine of shareholder capitalism is wrong. He believes there’s a better way of doing business, [...]
Tue, Oct 05, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Mehran Sahami, a Stanford professor and former Google employee, wants to see a reset from the technology industry. For the past few decades, the world's technologists (many of whom become its corporate executives and venture capitalists) have been taught to prioritize optimization and efficiency without thinking a whole lot about [...]
Tue, Sep 14, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Carol Fishman Cohen, human resource consultant and CEO of iRelaunch, says that extended career breaks have always been common. Now the pandemic has made them even more widespread. So, companies are increasingly considering formal back-to-work programs and “returnships.” That’s where employers set up special training and support mechanisms to ease [...]
Tue, Sep 07, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Kyle Jensen, associate dean at the Yale School of Management, has seen firsthand just how tempting it is for entrepreneurs to lie. As a startup founder himself, he says they have to be always "on" and ready to promote their venture. Another reason they’re incentivized to exaggerate is that while [...]
Tue, Aug 10, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Tsedal Neeley, professor at Harvard Business School, has been studying remote work and global teams for years. In episode 732 early in the pandemic, she shared how managers could lead their teams while many team members worked from home. Now, as more people return to more in-person work, she’s back [...]
Tue, Jul 27, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Panos Panay, incoming co-president of the Recording Academy, which presents the Grammys, and R. Michael Hendrix, partner at the innovation consultancy IDEO, argue that the music world offers myriad lessons for anyone looking to improve their performance at work. They explain how strategies long used by musicians -- from egoless [...]
Tue, Jul 20, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review

 

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