Business

The agency will allow borrowers of $150,000 or less to apply directly for forgiveness, if their banks join program. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
While vaccines have been the decisive factor, a host of adaptations by governments and businesses have also helped limit economic damage from one surge to the next. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Baxter International is in talks to buy medical-equipment maker Hill-Rom Holdings, according to people familiar with the matter. Hill-Rom has already rebuffed a $144-per-share bid from Baxter, some of the people said. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
While extreme stress may have been unavoidable, regulators face questions over how to avoid more frequent dysfunction. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Facebook is expected to post sharp growth in quarterly revenue and profit, fueled by robust digital ad spending, as it continues to face regulatory scrutiny over the size and influence of its platforms. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Federal Reserve officials are set to resume deliberations Wednesday about how and when to begin paring their asset purchases amid an economic rebound clouded by supply-chain bottlenecks and rising Covid-19 cases. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The Biden administration is proposing a rule that would accelerate federal procurement policy to require a higher level of American-made products. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Rio Tinto reported a record first-half net profit and more than tripled its midyear payout to shareholders, benefiting from a bull run in commodity prices that has stoked inflation expectations around the world. [...]
Wed, Jul 28, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Dubai-based Swvl plans to merge with Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital in a deal that values the company at roughly $1.5 billion. [...]
Tue, Jul 27, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Some companies report growth is slowing, adding to challenges as they deal with rising costs and supply constraints. [...]
Tue, Jul 27, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
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
After Carlos Ghosn’s dramatic turnaround at Nissan, profits soar and Ghosnmania sweeps Japan. But signs of trouble emerge as Ghosn takes over as the CEO of both Renault and Nissan in 2005. Then Ghosn’s high pay creates controversy in Japan and France. This second episode of a four-part series explores [...]
Thu, Jun 10, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox from 2009 to 2016, rose from humble beginnings to become the first Black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company. In this interview with HBR editor-in-chief Adi Ignatius, she talks candidly about the frequent challenges and occasional advantages of being "the only" and explains why [...]
Thu, May 27, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and emeritus professor at Princeton University, and Olivier Sibony, professor of strategy at HEC, say that bias isn't the only thing that prevents people and organizations from making good choices. We’re also susceptible to something they call "noise" - variability in calls made by otherwise [...]
Tue, May 25, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Anne Wojcicki, CEO of 23andMe, spent a decade in healthcare and biotechnology before launching the DNA testing and analysis company in 2006. Her goal was twofold: to help individuals learn more about their own genetics, enabling them to pursue more personalized medical care, and to create a database of genetic [...]
Thu, May 20, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Jenny Lefcourt, partner at Freestyle VC and cofounder of All Raise, says that even as a serial entrepreneur herself, she long underestimated how little venture capital funding goes to female startup founders compared to the money men get. She believes unconscious biases, an industry built on intuition, and historical dynamics [...]
Tue, May 18, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review

 

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