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Capitalism Is More at Risk Than Ever

Almost a decade after writing "Capitalism at Risk," Joseph Bower, Herman Leonard, and Lynn Paine argue that not enough companies are stepping up to fix big global problems. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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Has Occupational Licensing Outlived Its Usefulness?

A recent study shows that consumers do not value occupational licensing of their contractors or the higher prices they charge. Research by Chiara Farronato. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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A Great Teacher's Lessons for Leading

Thomas DeLong, a professor at Harvard Business School, explains in a new book what makes a great teacher—and manager. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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How We Connect (and Why We Might Not)

When we're engaged with others in any setting--on a team in our professional lives, in a learning environment like a classroom or a T-group [1], and even with our friends and family at home--we have the ability to connect with those around us across the dimensions of space and time. In space, there is the HERE of our immediate community, as well as the THERE of the other communities of which we are (or have been) members. In time, there is the NOW of our current experience, as well as the T...
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We Know Diversity is Good for Business, So Why Do Corporate Leaders Remain Predominantly White and Male?

We Know Diversity is Good for Business, So Why Do Corporate Leaders Remain Predominantly White and Male? An examination of diversity in senior leadership roles at America’s top companies by Jessica Baron, PhD, @baronatrix THE CASE FOR DIVERSITY Diversity is more than just a buzzword, it’s a recipe for corporate success. Multiple studies have shown that a more diverse workforce in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, as well as veteran, disability, and LGBTQIA+ status can bolster innovation.i A...
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Investor Lawsuits Against Auditors Are Falling, and That's Bad News for Capital Markets

It's becoming more difficult for investors to sue corporate auditors. The result? A weakening of trust in US capital markets, says Suraj Srinivasan. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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Resolving a Protracted Conflict

When we're locked in a protracted conflict with another person, there's one critical step that's usually necessary to reach a resolution in which both parties feel a sense of trust and remain committed to the relationship: The higher-status person must express vulnerability first. Here's why it's so important, why it's so difficult, and what to do about it: 1. Vulnerability is the key to empathy, and empathy is the key to conflict resolution. Conflicts are concluded in the absence of vulne...
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Rules Aren't Norms (On Better Meeting Hygiene)

All behavior is adaptive in some way, and organizational cultures are merely manifestations of the cumulative adaptations made by every individual. [1] 1. Rules vs. norms You're a senior leader who meets regularly with a team of employees. A typical configuration in my coaching practice is a CEO who sits down with the 5 to 7 members of their executive team every week. Your team meetings are fine, but they could be much more meaningful and productive, and on occasion they're draining or e...
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Open Innovation Contestants Build AI-Based Cancer Tool

Radiation oncologists are few in number, especially if you are nowhere near a cancer facility. Could artificial intelligence be used to deliver an oncologist's skills for radiation therapy? Karim R. Lakhani discusses a uniqure open innovation experiment. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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Fintech's Game-Changing Opportunities for Small Business

In the new book "Fintech, Small Business, & the American Dream," Karen Mills describes how technology is opening up new capital for entrepreneurs. Around the corner: The transformative benefits of AI and big data. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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How Big Companies Can Outrun Disruption

Large companies can be easy targets for disruption, but Gary Pisano says there are steps that can keep them ahead of the innovation curve. Rule 1: Don't emulate startup cultures. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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How Big Companies Can Out Run Disruption

Large companies can be easy targets for disruption, but Gary Pisano says there are steps that can keep them ahead of the innovation curve. Rule 1: Don't emulate startup cultures. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
Tags: College, Don, by Martha Lagace, Martha Lagace, Gary Pisano


Make Your Employees Feel Psychologically Safe

To do their best work, people need to feel secure and safe in their workplace. In a new book, Amy C. Edmondson details how companies can develop psychological safety. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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Is the US Losing its Ability to Attract Highly Skilled Migrant Workers?

As debates around the world sharpen on the benefits and drawbacks of migrant labor, William R. Kerr's new book explores why global talent flows matter to national economic development and security. Book excerpt and author interview. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
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Is the US Losing its Ability to Attract Highly-Skilled Migrant Workers?

As debates around the world sharpen on the benefits and drawbacks of migrant labor, William R. Kerr's new book explores why global talent flows matter to national ecoonomic development and security. Book excerpt and author interview. [Author: by Martha Lagace]
Tags: College, US, William R Kerr, by Martha Lagace, Martha Lagace