Business

The EU is taking action to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions, but the popularity of big vehicles in the region is driving them higher, and could result in fines for auto makers. [...]
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Finance chiefs and investors are trying to figure out how to account for coronavirus-related expenses as the pandemic transforms how companies operate in ways that may become a permanent cost of doing business. [...]
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Venmo has fostered a compassionate public image during the pandemic, touting the popular payments app as a way to virtually tip out-of-work bartenders and give to hospitals. Yet it has taken a harder line against users who ended up overdrawing their accounts. [...]
Thu, Sep 24, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Procter & Gamble’s top marketing executive is asking for a later upfront marketplace, as well as more flexibility when buying ads closer to the time that they air. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
The real-estate operator is selling control of its business in China, the latest sign it is abandoning its former rapid-growth approach and looking to reduce risk. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Harvard Business School said it would boost future enrollment of Black students, hire a chief diversity officer and give race and diversity issues a more prominent place in its case-study method of teaching. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Disney said it would change the release dates for 10 upcoming films, postponing the Marvel spinoff ‘Black Widow’ until May and delaying Steven Spielberg’s remake of ‘West Side Story’ by one year to December 2021. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans said he believes what’s now an 8.4% unemployment rate could fall to 7% by the end of this year, and to 5.5% by the end of next year. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Tech billionaire Graham Weston says he can screen thousands of schoolchildren for a fraction of the normal cost. But he faces plenty of resistance. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Volkswagen on Wednesday took the wraps off its ID.4 all-electric sport utility vehicle in a bid by the world’s largest car maker to challenge Tesla and re-energize a problem-ridden electric vehicle strategy. [...]
Wed, Sep 23, 2020
Source: Wall Street Journal
Bruce Tulgan, founder of the management training firm RainmakerThinking, says that the key to career success isn't only embracing opportunities; it's also declining projects, tasks, and requests for help so you create time for the most value-added work. He explains how to evaluate each ask, determine which you should prioritize, [...]
Tue, Sep 22, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Katina Sawyer, assistant professor at the George Washington University, says transgender workers continue to be overlooked even as organizational diversity initiatives become more widespread. Her research shows that many trans employees experience ongoing discrimination, from microaggression to job loss. Sawyer shares effective formal policies and details the informal ways managers [...]
Tue, Sep 15, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Willy Shih, professor at Harvard Business School, says that the complex, global, and just-in-time manufacturing processes we've developed in recent decades are highly susceptible to breakdowns, especially during a global pandemic. He explains why the shortages we’ve seen in 2020 - in goods from toilet paper to appliances - are [...]
Tue, Sep 08, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Shasta Nelson, relationship expert and author, says that work friendships are critical to individual and organizational success but acknowledges that it's not always easy to build these personal -- but still professional - connections, especially when work is virtual. She explains why consistency, vulnerability, and positivity are fundamental to friendship [...]
Tue, Aug 25, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Jonah Berger, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, says that most of us aren’t approaching persuasion the right way. Pushing people to behave how you’d like them to or believe the same things you do just doesn’t work, no matter how much data you give or [...]
Tue, Aug 11, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Megan Rapinoe, U.S. women's soccer star and World Cup champion, knows how to perform under pressure, motivate her teammates, and advocate for the causes she believes in. In addition to her stellar play as a professional athlete, she's been outspoken about racial justice, LGBTQ rights, and gender pay equity. She [...]
Tue, Jun 16, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Good news retirement savers: The Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living increases to the contribution limits for retirement-related plans in 2019. [...]
Thu, Nov 01, 2018
Source: CNN Money

 

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