Business

The state is contending with the coming loss of gas-fired power plants and its last remaining nuclear facility in a planned transition to renewable energy. [...]
Sat, Oct 16, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
To peer deeper than ever into space, NASA needed optics of unprecedented size; the technology to make them was later repurposed to manufacture the display you might be looking at this very moment. [...]
Sat, Oct 16, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Microsoft Corp. is shutting down LinkedIn in China, but its other businesses there—the Bing search engine, Teams videoconferencing, Azure cloud computing and Office 365—will remain to deal with Chinese authorities’ tighter regulations. [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
U.S. workers handed in nearly 20 million resignations this spring and summer, according to the latest federal data. [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Moderna asked the Food and Drug Administration in June to expand use of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine to 12-to-17-year-olds, but the agency has held off while it looks into the risk of myocarditis, a rare heart condition. [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
More than a dozen central banks have raised interest rates but two that haven’t are those that loom largest over the global economy: the Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank. [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The state is emerging as a leader for auto makers scrambling to develop electric-vehicle and battery production, with the state and the Tennessee Valley Authority offering millions of dollars in incentives. [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Former Goldman executives look to marry their expertise with retailer’s consumers and data to offer financial services. [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago were below the national level in September while rural areas grappled with increases in gasoline and vehicle prices. [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The site has spent more than a decade building an in-house agency for digital superstars, drawing ad sales, sponsorships and other revenue. “There’s been a lot of opportunities that have come my way.” [...]
Fri, Oct 15, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
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
Susan McPherson, communications consultant, says many people feel strange reconnecting in person with colleagues after an extended period working in physical isolation. To help shake off the rust, she offers simple tips in a “Gather, Ask, Do” method. It's not just about networking, she says, but about finding simple connection [...]
Tue, Jul 13, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Nicholas Bloom, economics professor at Stanford University, has been studying remote work and hybrid (a mix of remote and onsite) work for years. Then the pandemic made these modes widespread and lasting. He says as more organizations turn to hybrid work, they face difficult logistical, strategic, and managerial challenges. Bloom [...]
Tue, Jun 29, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Greg Urban, anthropologist at the University of Pennsylvania, used to study indigenous tribes in Brazil. Now he hangs out in break rooms and boardrooms analyzing how people interact — and create and change culture — in organizations. He shares lessons and tips for managers to better understand and motivate [...]
Tue, Jun 22, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review

 

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