Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Having strong values is central to succeeding in business — sustainability requires empathy: Arthur C. Brooks
Arthur C. Brooks teaches management practice and leadership at Harvard Business School. Speaking to Srijana Mitra Das, he discusses why ethics are essential to create true value in business.
Crazy, Unloved but Potentially Transformational – What’s in your Loonshot nursery?
Author Safi Bahcall introduced the term “loonshots” to describe ventures with game-changing potential that nobody thought would work and whose champions were ridiculed. Which raises the question of how you keep the crazy ideas alive long enough to realize their potential?
Belgium approves four-day week and gives employees the right to ignore their bosses after work
Workers in Belgium will soon be able to choose a four-day week under a series of labour market reforms
Texas Restaurant Workers Are Eligible for Free Child Care
In a somewhat shocking move, it seems like the state of Texas has come up with a plan to meaningfully support parents working in the service industry: providing free child care for up to a year for those who qualify.
What is the Good Jobs Strategy?
How investing in employees can boost sales and lower costs
Why more Americans than ever are starting their own businesses
Workers are quitting their jobs to become their own bosses.
How To Keep Your Corporation Out of the Culture War
Eight steps business leaders can take to prevent ideological pressure and political conformity in the workplace.
Putting Your Corporate Purpose to Work
Most business leaders agree that a company’s purpose should be about more than just making money. While plenty of time and energy is spent defining and communicating company purposes, only 42% of respondents in a recent McKinsey survey reported that their company’s stated purpose translated into impact — that’s excluding the 38% whose organizations had no stated purpose at all.
‘Massive opportunities’ for ASEAN if manufacturers look beyond China
Kishore Mahbubani of Asia Research Institute at National University of Singapore thinks a "China +1" strategy will help stabilize supply chains and reduce manufacturers' reliance on China.
IKEA starts selling renewable energy to households in Sweden
Engagement – the new form of shareholder governance
Shareholders are increasingly looking to engage with underperforming companies instead of divesting, or forfeiting their shares in them.