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The Rise (and Likely Fall) of the Talent Economy

BOOK REVIEW

Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works, Author: Roger L. Martin.

By Roger L. Martin – Another, less well-known mechanism that has boosted income for the possessors of talent is the notorious “2&20 formula.” 109 more words

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Updates from SIEMENS

Why is model-based systems engineering (MBSE) important for aircraft development ?
Siemens – The heart of the problem is that engineering organizations are not set up to tackle the integrated complexity of the current aircraft. 167 more words

Economy

European Breakups Shouldn't Be So Hard to Do

By Leonid Bershidsky – Suddenly, the possibility arises of small nations springing up throughout Europe:

Catalonia and the Basque country fragmenting Spain; Flanders and Wallonia — and don’t forget a separate German-speaking mini-state — in place of Belgium; 42 more words

Government

Updates from GE

Industrial Businesses Will Energize GE Brand’s Future Growth

GE – GE executives are saying that the company’s future brand value will be driven almost entirely by technology and industrial products. 224 more words

Economy

Fast-food workers and a new form of labor activism

By By William Finnegan – The fast-food chains insist that if they were to pay their employees more they would have to raise menu prices. Their wages are “competitive.” 84 more words

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What Can a House Majority Leader Do for a Bank?

By Matt Levine – He’s being hired as a senior banker. Senior bankers are hired to bring in clients.

Yes, Eric Cantor is probably bad at Excel. 59 more words

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College is a ludicrous waste of money

By Robert Reich – Consider, for example, technician jobs. They don’t require a four-year degree. But they do require mastery over a domain of technical knowledge, which can usually be obtained in two years. 67 more words

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