Technology has changed the way knowledge work gets done. But have you changed your work habits enough to get the most from information technology? MIT Sloan Professor Erik Brynjolfsson   …Technological innovations have revolutionized the workplace, bringing the competitive power of emerging economies’ fast-growth...
According to Marco Iansiti and Roy Levien, in heir research paper, 'Strategy as Ecology,' Wal-Mart’s and Microsoft’s dominance in modern business has been attributed to any number of factors, ranging from the vision and drive of their founders to the companies’ aggressive...
Cesare Mainardi, managing director of Booz & Company, details how executives should cut costs--but often dont. In times of uncertainty, organizations irrespective of size, are faced with the challenge to improve or maintain their margins, by focusing on operational cost...
Stephen Hawking, the Nobel-winning astrophysicist has said AI “could spell the end of the human race”.  Yet a month later along with entrepreneur Elon Musk and dozens of AI experts which focused instead on the positive benefits of AI. “The potential benefits are huge,...
As millennials are now the majority of the workforce, more than half are already ascending into leadership roles and transforming the way companies transact business. That change is not always going to be smooth. 'Millennials want purpose in their work,'...
Procter & Gamble Chairman, President and CEO David Taylor on why he's willing to protect people with the self-confidence to risk their careers on an idea they believe in. He explains why he's more impressed by "the person that has...
  Imagine what would happen if every person was connected to shared purpose at work — to a job that mattered to them, their company, and the world. Imagine how much more productive and successful those purpose-oriented workers could be. Think of...
Innovation and creativity In this engaging presentation of the eight essentials of innovation performance, McKinsey principal Nathan Marston explains why innovation is increasingly important to driving corporate growth. Taken together, these form an essential operating system for innovation within a company’s...
  Millennials are different. From the way they work and things they care about differ from previous generations. Cassandra Brown reporting on the subject contests that whereas previous generations strove to keep a clear divide between work/corporate/professional life and personal/emotional/social life, millennials...
  Researchers and mental health professionals contest that ancient mindfulness practices - originating in Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist and other traditions - hold great promise. Mindfulness means being fully aware of what is happening both inside yourself—in your body, heart and mind—and...
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