Business

The Internal Revenue Service is preparing for an extended fight over a deduction created in the 2017 tax law that could put the government at odds with some of the largest U.S.-based multinational companies. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
“It’s going to be hard to avoid some kind of recession,” CEO Charlie Scharf said at the WSJ’s Future of Everything Festival. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell and other executives are also set to speak on the first day of the event. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
The authorization by U.S. health regulators expands booster access to about 28 million youngsters. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis president says U.S. economic outlook looks solid. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
Walmart, the country’s largest retailer by revenue, reported stronger sales in the first quarter but said that higher costs ate into its profits. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
Following supply shortages, Nestlé said it has significantly increased the amount of formula available by ramping up production. It said it has given priority to the two brands it is flying in—Gerber Good Start Extensive HA and Alfamino. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
A GE Healthcare plant in Shanghai stopped making the Omnipaque contrast agent for several weeks during China’s Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
The home-improvement chain said that the average amount spent per transaction rose 11.4% while the number of transactions declined 8.2% in the first quarter, as inflation continues to lift prices across its stores. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
Airbnb and Uber have reassured investors they have ample supply to manage summer demand. A lot is riding on new-product announcements. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
The total ad load is to be limited to four minutes an hour, and preschool children who use their own profile to watch the ad-supported Disney+ won’t see any ads. [...]
Tue, May 17, 2022
Source: Wall Street Journal
We’re all prone to procrastinate. We feel guilty about it. And yet, we still do it. Alice Boyes, a former clinical psychologist and author, says breaking the habit is more than simply a matter of discipline. She explains the different causes of procrastination and shares three approaches to beat it: [...]
Tue, May 03, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
Not everyone likes everything about their job all the time. But we know from research that people who are energized by at least parts of their work perform better – and feel a greater sense of well-being. So there’s a huge benefit when teams and organizations encourage employees to spend [...]
Thu, Apr 28, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
Most managers today are overwhelmed. Thanks to rapid technological change, flattening hierarchies, agile work, and new attitudes about talent, they have to do more than ever. Lynda Gratton, professor at London Business School and the founder of HSM, points to a few ways we can solve the problem: by [...]
Tue, Apr 26, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
A lot of us are feeling unhappy and disengaged at work – and that started long before the pandemic. A big part of the problem, says Marcus Buckingham, is that we don’t take the initiative to do more of the tasks that we truly love. After identifying what most energizes [...]
Thu, Apr 21, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
Deborah Ancona, a professor at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Dennis Perkins, CEO of The Syncretics Group, have researched how family dynamics play out in the workplace. They say people often revert to childhood patterns at work. By applying a concept from psychology known as family systems theory, managers [...]
Tue, Apr 19, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
At a time when 41% of us are considering quitting our jobs, it’s time for us to understand why and what we can do about it. In this special series from HBR, we’re looking at how to craft your current job around the work you really love. In this episode, [...]
Thu, Apr 14, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
There’s been much talk about the Great Resignation and what’s driving it. The pandemic has exacerbated a long-term problem: many of us struggle to find any pleasure in our work. But quitting isn’t the only the solution. Often, it’s not feasible. In this special series from HBR, we look at a [...]
Thu, Apr 07, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
Madeleine Dore, an author and podcast host, offers a cure for “productivity guilt.” That’s the cycle of dejection she says many of us suffer from when we never reach the end of our lengthy to-do lists (even with modern technology to make us more efficient). Instead of trying to optimize [...]
Tue, Mar 22, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
"No regrets" might be a popular modern-day mantra, but it's virtually impossible to live your life without wishing you could do certain things over. Some people try to ignore these feelings; others wallow in them. But author Dan Pink, who recently conducted large U.S. and global surveys on this phenomenon, [...]
Tue, Mar 01, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review
Keith Ferrazzi, founder of the consulting firm Ferrazzi Greenlight, led a survey of more than 2,000 executives to study how they reengineered operations during the pandemic. The research identified a kind of extreme adaptability at the team and organizational levels that helped some companies come out on top. Ferrazzi argues [...]
Tue, Feb 22, 2022
Source: Harvard Business Review

 

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