In reaching out to people and groups who are vexed by the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand-jury decisions in ...
What differentiates the great CEOs of the future from the good CEOs of the past? They pay more attention to context than content.
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St. Louis and Detroit long have had a lot in common as perpetually downtrodden buckles on the Rust Belt, capitals of traditional industries (autos and food processing), and strong outposts of provincial Midwestern thinking and capabilities. Now they share something else: abandonment by their most beloved corporate citizens.
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We’re in the midst of bonus season. Before you sign those checks, think about this: While money can be an effective motivator, bonuses frequently fail to deliver incentives for better performance. Worse still, they may punish the best performers.
It seems like a rarity these days, but corporate chiefs not only are leaving in good graces, they’re going out on top, having led their companies effectively, or even transformed them, admired by employees and investors alike.
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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is encouraging the company's 191,000 employees to talk about race in America and other issues raised by police killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City.
Takata Corp., the embattled air-bag maker, stepped up its response to a global auto-safety crisis by distributing an open letter from its chief executive officer in U.S. and German newspapers.
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Twitter, Inc. CEO Dick Costolo has been making investors nervous as he sells more and more of his stock in the company, and now some have reacted in outrage after his family trust unloaded all of its remaining shares.
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The U.S. is finally getting ready to blame North Korea for the massive Sony Pictures Entertainment hack most likely linked to the movie "The Interview," starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.
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You can’t separate successful mobile application development from either data or analytics. Consumers demand immediate insight into their “mobile moments” — exact points in time where context and real-time data fuels decision-making, prompts a buyer to purchase, and allows companies to present brand consistency across devices.
From the General Motors recalls to the Sony hacks to the stunning string of multi-billion dollar tech acquisitions this year, some of the biggest stories of 2014 were from the business world.
The U.S. is the world’s undisputed economic superpower with a GDP of $16.7 trillion last year, nearly a quarter of the global total. Yet for all of its financial might, the U.S. lags behind many other developed nations when it comes to its business climate, and the gap is growing.
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In a White House speech, President Obama said the U.S. is taking steps to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba, and that U.S. citizens would be able to use their credit cards and debit cards when visiting the island nation.
Leading Republicans reacted with outrage Wednesday over the Obama administration’s move to normalize relations with Cuba, with some casting it as appeasement and the product of blackmail by the communist Castro government.
Hudson’s Bay, the owner of the Lord & Taylor and Saks Fifth Avenue department stores, has named Jerry Storch, the former top executive at Toys ‘R’ Us, to serve as its new chief executive.
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All those in favor of workplaces free of (alleged) sexual harassment and advertising free of young girls’ crotches*, rejoice! After many months of limbo, mustachioed exhibitionist Dov Charney has officially been given the boot at hipster clothing chain American Apparel.
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