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Three ways to make your employees happier

Let’s say you took a reputable university — i.e. someplace like Harvard! — and then you went back a few decades in time and surveyed one of their graduating classes, say …  628 more words

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Turned down for a summer internship? Here's why

Dear Annie: I’m starting my junior year of college in the fall, majoring in business, and I finally just heard from the fourth company where I applied for a summer internship. 684 more words


CEOs say they are willing to change, but their companies aren't even close

Are those occupying the corner office poised to lead us to a less rigid and more collaborative workplace? There’s cause for hope, based on a new set of statistics derived from more than 13,000 psychometric tests administered to CEOs over the past 15 years. 873 more words


Would your company be any different if it had more women on the board?

Almost a quarter (24%) of new directors named to S&P 500 boards in the past two years have been women. That’s markedly higher than the 18% total of those companies’ board members who are female, and the trend seems likely to accelerate — especially now that nine huge pension funds (total assets: $1.1 trillion) are calling on the SEC to require more disclosure of diversity in the boardroom. 454 more words


Managers don't seem so big on self-improvement

Let’s start by taking a look at this graph; I got it from here:

This is from Joseph Folkman, who’s a pretty big deal in the whole “leadership development” space. 611 more words

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The future of work: a summary

Ageing population and generational diversity

Ageing of the population is a common in developing countries, including New Zealand (Department of Labour (DoL, 2008, p.5) due to the declining fertility rates and longer life spans (Johansson et al. 1,140 more words


You know why, ultimately, business journalism and headlines like “74 percent of B2C consumers prefer this…” don’t have value? And you know why the ramp-up to “Big Data” and “data-based decision-making” 

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