Most Popular Stories and Research Papers of 2018

The most popular stories on Harvard Business School Working Knowledge in 2018 covered diverse topics. They ranged from working moms to retirement, from what it means to be a rebel leader to biases that creep into our negotiating. What do you think were the most powerful business trends of the year? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Hautelinks: Raf Simons Leaves Calvin Klein, Rihanna's New Music, Best of 2018 Lists, & More

AKA all the stories you need to kill some winter break hours. Wow, Raf Simons is leaving Calvin Klein after only two years on the job. As always, we'll be watching to see what he does next.The Cut goes deeper into the "why" behind this move, and the whole situation is fascinating.Cute: Miley Cyrus confirmed that she married Liam Hemsworth this weekend. Congrats to the happy couple!Looving Michelle Obama's post-White House style!Yesss: Rihanna has confirmed she has new music coming out in 2019.Y...
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Team Learning Capabilities: A Meso Model of Sustained Innovation and Superior Firm Performance

This paper by my C. Edmondson and colleagues focuses on the critical role of work teams, arguing that managers must leverage the knowledge generated by teams to support innovation and strategic change. [Author: by Jean-François Harvey, Henrik Bresman, and Amy C. Edmondson]
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The 5 Hottest New Years Eve Outfit Trends for 2018

Here are the hottest trends to enter 2019 with style!New Year's Eve is one of the best times of year to show off your personal style. You'll probably be dressing up to celebrate, meaning you can go a little crazier than normal with your look. And of course, you can take part in the fabulous trends of the year as you count down the seconds to 2019. Here are some New Year's Eve fashion trends that you'll be seeing at every party, all available for ultra low prices at your friendly neighborhood For...
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Guillermo del Toro Names Spielberg’s Catch Me If You Can the Most Underrated Great Movie of All Time

Director Guillermo del Toro, as one Twitter wag put it recently, is the kind of film friend we’d all love to have--a great conversationalist, a good listener, a fan at heart, and an encyclopedic knowledge of the form. And while it’s not rare to hear him praise Steven Spielberg, this recent Twitter post most people by surprise: Catch Me If You Can is honestly a film I haven’t thought about since I watched it in the theaters. That’s not to say it was bad--it was an enjoyable romp with Le...
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Phishers steal San Diego school data going back to 2008

After a successful phishing attack that captured over 50 accounts, hackers stole 500,000 records from the San Diego Unified School District, for staff, current students, and past students going all the way back to 2008; including SSNs, home addresses and phone numbers, disciplinary files, health information, emergency contact details, health benefits and payroll info, pay information, financial data for direct deposits. School district employees reported the wave of phishing emails, but the...
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Alaskan Way Viaduct closure is expected to spell even more delays for Seattle school buses

The closure guarantees on-time transportation will remain a problem for Seattle Public Schools buses into 2019.
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How to Have the Best Winter Break Ever

Because your time off should be memorable as well as relaxing. After what must have been the longest semester of my life, I'm finally home for winter break - and possibly due to said semester, I am ready for some serious downtime for the two weeks before I'm back up on campus. But when did binge-watching become the last word in relaxation? Don't get me wrong - I saved the whole Nailed It holiday special on Netflix for this purpose - but seeing as how this is my last winter break for the foresee...
Tags: Productivity, College, Netflix, Relaxation, Vacation, Winter Break, Don, College Life

Strangling death of UW research monkey prompts federal warning; activist calls for stiffer punishment

The incident marks the third primate death since February 2016 at the UW lab, which conducts studies related to human health and neuroscience on hundreds of monkeys in a newly-built $142 million underground facility.
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Public Domain Day Is Coming: On January 1st, 2019, Copyrighted Works Will Enter the Public Domain for the First Time in 21 Years

Earlier this year we informed readers that thousands of works of art and entertainment would soon enter the public domain—to be followed every year by thousands more. That day is nigh upon us: Public Domain Day, January 1, 2019. At the stroke of midnight, such beloved classics as Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “Yes! We Have No Bananas” will become the common property of the people, to be quoted at length or in full anywhere when the copyright expires on work produced ...
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NASA Creates Movie Parody Posters for Its Expedition Flights: Download Parodies of Metropolis, The Matrix, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and More

For just over eighteen years now, NASA has been conducting expeditions to the International Space Station. Each of these missions has not just a name, or at least a number (last week saw the launch of Expedition 58), but an official poster with a group photo of the crew. "These posters were used to advertise expeditions and were also hung in NASA facilities and other government organizations," says Bored Panda. "However, when astronauts got bored of the standard group photos they decided to spi...
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Will Congress penalize colleges that increase tuition?

Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa will serve as chairman of the Senate Finance Committee during the upcoming 115th Congress. Senator Grassley’s decision to lead the Finance Committee may have important consequences for the nation’s colleges and universities. Grassley, a Republican, has criticized increased tuition charges in the face of the pronounced, tax-free growth of many college endowments.In light of his prior statements and the current political environment, a Grassley-led Finance Committe...
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