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‘Gender Equality by Design’: Building a More Inclusive (and Productive) Workplace - Knowledge@Wharton

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A new book by Harvard University professor Iris Bohnet, What Works: Gender Equality By Design, argues that tweaking the ways companies identify, develop and promote talent can improve equality and diversity at a “shockingly low cost and high speed.” 483 more words

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Do We Have Free Will, or is Free Will an Illusion?

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Many scientifically-minded people claim that mankind does not have free will. Instead, they say that all of our choices are determined by physical laws, and our perception of free will is an illusion. 2,084 more words


The holy life of a teacher?

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There I was, a 22 year old “bochur” sitting in a coffee shop off Ben Yehudah going through the infamous task of job applications (I was bunking evening shiur at the time). 710 more words


Outside Writer: Behaviourism & Design – Part 2

Last week, we introduced you to the hypothesis that: “psychology and design go hand in hand”. This time, we’d like to introduce you to the thought leaders who first sparked this idea. 749 more words

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211 – Unpredictability, interdependence, complexity and chaos – why councils need to adopt the Third Principle: optimisation.

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I recently rediscovered a book that I bought 17 years ago when it was first published. It is one of those useful management books that is an absorbing read when you buy it, and then it quietly sits on your shelf waiting for the day you really need it. 1,342 more words


The Foibles of Appraisal

A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it. —- Oscar Wilde

It has been said that there are many distinctions without a difference, but sometimes distinctions define the differences that matter most. 442 more words

Effort Justification

In the recent past there has been a lot of research done into the way people think.  Most famously it has been compiled into the book… 520 more words