Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos have stood their ground on deeply felt political issues. The potential for alienating large portions of their customer base always existed. But what kept them from shying away from the risk?
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London is the most attractive city for business and innovation, outranking New York, Paris and Tokyo, according to Japan’s Global Power City Index.
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The Obama administration announced Wednesday that airline passengers arriving from the three West African countries experiencing an unprecedented Ebola outbreak will now be screened for potential exposure to the deadly disease when they arrive at five major U.S. airports. The screening will include having their temperatures taken.
Gap Inc. Chief Executive Glenn Murphy will retire in February and hand over the reins of the apparel retailer to its digital business head Art Peck, as the company looks to tap customers' increasing preference for online shopping.
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Wal-Mart is cutting health insurance for some of part-time workers in an attempt to curtail rising costs.
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This Deloitte survey, in its third consecutive year, provides a unique perspective on the concerns that boards of directors face around the world, on a variety of corporate governance matters, ranging from board composition and risk oversight, to the directors’ role in strategy. In addition, this year’s survey expanded to include topics such as regulatory trends and associated perceptions, cyber security, internal audit, compliance, and anti-corruption regulations—among others.
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Education in math and science could be the root of the problem, but the tech industry’s macho culture must also change.
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If any tech company illustrates the word "transformation," it's 103-year-old IBM. Now more than ever.
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Qualcomm Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf said automakers are accelerating efforts to bring mobile technology into vehicles — outpacing health care, education and the connected-home industries.
Lloyd’s of London Chief Executive Officer Inga Beale expects the market for cyber insurance to surge after hackers attacked some of the largest companies in the U.S., including JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Home Depot Inc.
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By 2018, digital business requires 50 percent less business process workers and 500 percent more key digital business jobs, compared to traditional models.
A few decades ago, the model for a succeeding in business was built on a platform of employee conformity. Employees masked who they were, leaving their true selves at the office door, and went to great lengths to fit into the corporate culture.
If you are working 70-80 hours, it's going to be hard to fit your life in around the edges of that. So, it's essential to step back and take stock of what your ideal life would look like, so you can make sure your business supports what you really want.
Barcoding has automated a variety of industries, including manufacturing and warehousing. From 1949 when the first barcode patent was filed to today's mobile QR codes, this infographic provides a historic timeline of the advancement of barcodes.