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Voter ID Laws Don't Work (But They Don't Hurt Anything, Either)

Voter ID laws are often proposed as an antidote to election fraud. There's just one problem, according to Vincent Pons. They don't work. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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The Business of Saving the Planet

Putting their operations in harmony with the environment might be the single largest challenge faced by organizations today. Here is the latest research around building sustainability into business processes and management practices. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Sports: Lessons for Managers

When people look to illustrate a great business idea or accomplishment, a sports metaphor usually isn't far away. Why Harvard Business School researchers look for teaching gold on the playing fields of the world. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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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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New Year, New Habits

You are resolved to turn over a new leaf in 2019. Maybe become a better boss or crank up the productivity. What are the best ways to put these good intentions into practice? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Near Year, New Habits

You are resolved to turn over a new leaf in 2019. Maybe become a better boss or crank up the productivity. What are the best ways to put these good intentions into practice? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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E-Santa: Is Retail Ready for Digital Christmas?

The retail industry is in such a spin over multichannel strategy, mall closings, and big brand shutterings, to name a few pressures, that even Santa can't keep track of it all. Here is recent Harvard Business School research on digital trends shaping how we shop. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Can the Global Food Industry Overcome Public Distrust?

The public is losing trust in many institutions involved in putting food on our table, says Ray A. Goldberg, author of the new book "Food Citizenship." [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Motivate Me, Please

People are often coin-operated when it comes to work, but managers can bring out their best performance by using other motivators. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Say Again? Uncommon Advice for Common Business Problems

Sometimes the right answer is far from obvious. Learn why an introvert may be the best choice to lead your team, taking a pay cut might make you a better manager, and why you should not trust your gut when the pressure is on. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Guts, Gall, and Good Luck: What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur

What are the ingredients that make an entrepreneur successful? Here is a collection of stories and research that shows the way to making a difference in industries as diverse as green technologies, beauty products, and outer space. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Developing a Strategy for the Digital World

A new book by Sunil Gupta, "Driving Digital Strategy," explores how traditional businesses can make the leap into the digital age. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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First Look at New Research and Ideas, August 14, 2018

Vote for me! ... Why are US central cities in such rough shape? ... Shifting into high gear at Shift Technologies. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Parmigiano-Reggiano, Jane Austen, and Other Things You Didn't Know About Finance

Why did Italian bank Credito Emiliano accept young Parmigiano-Reggiano as loan collateral? What can Jane Austen and Mel Brooks teach us about finance fundamentals? What's up with millennials and their Chase Sapphire Reserve cards? Our recent stories explain all. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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New Research and Ideas, August 8, 2018

Let’s shake on it ... Sowing seeds of democracy with economic integration ... How a company focused its relief efforts. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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The Latest Research and Ideas

Let’s shake on it ... Sowing seeds of democracy with economic integration ... How a company focused its relief efforts. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Henry Kissinger's Lessons for Business Negotiators

James Sebenius, co-author of a new book on Henry Kissinger's negotiation strategies and tactics, discusses what business negotiators can learn. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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That Costs HOW Much?

Beyond the attributes of the product itself, price is probably the leading determinant of success in the marketplace. What does it takes to get the price right? [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Think of it as Professors in Cars Having Coffee

In the new Harvard Business School podcast series After Hours, professors Youngme Moon, Felix Oberholzer-Gee, and Mihir Desai discuss issues ranging from gun control to voice-activated digital assistants. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Distance Still Matters in Business, Despite the Internet

The internet makes distance less a problem for businesses, but geography still matters in the digital age, explains Shane Greenstein. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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The Dark Side of Performance Bonuses

To motivate workers, employers often turn to incentives such as money or recognition. What's become clear is that these programs can also result in unintended consequences—like a financial crisis. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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8 Ways To Be An Environmentally Conscious Manager

What does it mean to bring your individual environmental values to work every day? Here's how eco-friendly managers can practice what they preach. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Amazoned: Is Any Industry Safe?

Like the Amazon River itself, Jeff Bezos's company cuts a powerful, meandering channel through the business landscape, changing every industry it touches. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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Why You Are Unhappy at Work

Sometimes the deck is stacked against you at work. Learn more about how you can overcome toxic co-workers, paycheck blues, and a job set up for failure. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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The Most Popular Stories and Research Papers of 2017

The most popular articles on Working Knowledge in 2017 included new research on gender and racial bias, personal productivity, and happiness. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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'Dear Working Knowledge'--Our Favorite Reader Comments of the Year

Readers from all over the world frequently (and eloquently) comment on HBS Working Knowledge articles. Here are some of our favorites from 2017. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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The 10 Most Popular Stories and 5 Research Papers of 2017

The most popular articles on Working Knowledge in 2017 included new research on gender and racial bias, personal productivity, and happiness. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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'Don’t Show Up Empty-handed' and Other Tips for Finding the Right Job at a Startup

Jeffrey Bussgang's new book, "StartUpLand," is an essential guide for finding work at a startup. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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What We've Learned from 101 Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets

Harvard Business School’s project exploring the evolution of business leadership in emerging economies has reached an important milestone. Project leaders Geoffrey Jones and Tarun Khanna discuss what's been learned from the Creating Emerging Markets project so far. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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New Research and Ideas, October 31, 2017

Business sustainability from a historical perspective ... Harvard’s investigation into a soccer scandal ... Mutual funds and unicorns. [Author: by Sean Silverthorne]
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