Business

The videogame company raised $1 billion from new and existing investors including Sony Group. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
CBS News President Susan Zirinsky is nearing a deal to step down after just two years in the role and sign a wide-ranging production partnership with parent company ViacomCBS Inc. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Overwhelmed state and local authorities are grappling with how to allocate $25 billion in federal rental relief, leaving many tenants and landlords waiting weeks or months for their share. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Ant built a complex ecosystem that captured huge sums of money by supplying customers with credit and managing their investments. Now, Beijing is forcing the fintech giant to scale back. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
As more Americans get vaccinated, they are showing a desire to eat out again and may spend less money filling up their cupboards and refrigerators. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Microsoft is spending $16 billion to kick-start growth in the next big thing for tech: healthcare. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The recovery in oil prices over the past year has eased financial pressures on big producers, but not strategic ones. They are still working out how to adjust their portfolios to a lower-carbon future. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Investors should consider that Uber and Lyft’s new driver incentives may be too little, too late. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The private-equity firm will take a majority stake in Beautycounter owner Counter Brands, valuing it at $1 billion. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
The “superapp” operator said it would go public on the Nasdaq by merging with a special-purpose acquisition company, securing a near-$40 billion valuation in a new milestone for the SPAC boom that has swept financial markets. [...]
Tue, Apr 13, 2021
Source: Wall Street Journal
Scott Belsky, chief product officer at Adobe, says that creative workers are a bigger part of the economy than ever, thanks to new technologies, more gig work, and shifting norms following the pandemic. He recommends that leaders at all companies — not just those in traditionally creative fields — understand [...]
Tue, Apr 06, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Melissa Bernstein, cofounder of the toy company Melissa & Doug, spent decades hiding her struggles with depression even as she launched and led a booming business focused on bringing joy to children and raised six of her own. She finally opened up to her family, colleagues, and the public and [...]
Tue, Mar 30, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Alison Dachner, management professor at John Carroll University, and Erin Makarius, management professor at the University of Akron, say that an organization can become more competitive by implementing a stronger offboarding process. Their research shows that similar to the way universities maintain alumni networks, an offboarding strategy keeps former employees [...]
Tue, Mar 23, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Muriel Wilkins, cofounder of the executive coaching firm Paravis Partners, says that starting a leadership role at a new company or via internal promotion is demanding. Doing so remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic is even more challenging. She says that new senior leaders must focus on two things: connectivity and [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Martin Lindstrom, founder and chairman of Lindstrom Company, says that many companies are still held back by doing things the way they've always done them, or failing to break down bureaucracy. For Lindstrom, it's not just about getting away from bureaucratic norms for the sake of innovation, but because so [...]
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Mimi Nicklin, a business coach and executive, has seen many leaders blame poor performance and communication on generational differences. But she argues managers should spend less time forcing Millennial and Gen Z employees to conform to company culture and more time on perspective taking and listening. In her experience, practicing [...]
Tue, Jan 12, 2021
Source: Harvard Business Review
Barry Nalebuff, professor at Yale School of Management and cofounder of Honest Tea, says too many companies shy away from cooperating with a competitor, and they’re leaving value on the table. He says even when working with other companies to find mutual benefits is not a clear win, cooperating may [...]
Tue, Dec 08, 2020
Source: Harvard Business Review
Race at Work is an HBR Presents podcast hosted by Porter Braswell about the role race plays in our careers and lives. In this episode, he speaks with Donna Johnson, former chief diversity officer at Mastercard, about leading the charge on changing company culture and how diversity can drive real [...]
Thu, Dec 03, 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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