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The Innovation Enigma

March 10, 2014

Joseph E. Stiglitz

How profitable is that innovation? That’s the wrong question to ask, says Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. A better gauge: its net contribution to our standard of living.

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Please Don’t Network

January 22, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Those endless coffee chats and get-togethers can be so exhausting. Mary Ann Casati, a founding partner of Circle Financial Group in New York, offers a better, more genuine way to widen your professional circle.

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Driving Aston Martin

December 11, 2013

Sharon Kahn

It takes a certain cachet to build a car for James Bond. Ulrich Bez, the CEO of Aston Martin, describes how he keeps Aston Martin über-cool.

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How Ratan Tata Thwarted a Violent Labor Union Takeover

November 25, 2013

Two weeks after assuming the chairmanship of the Tata Group, Ratan Tata faced a labor strike, death threats, and stabbings of his management team. Here, he describes how he remained unbowed.

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Chazen Podcast: Ratan Tata, the Reluctant Celebrity

November 19, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

One of the most respected business leaders in the world opens up about the personal sacrifices he’s had to make — and why he got a phone call at midnight from a disgruntled customer.

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Chazen Podcast: Ratan Tata on Working Across Silos

November 19, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

One of the world’s most respected business leaders, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of The Tata Group, sits down for a surprisingly revealing interview.

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Why Your Office Is So Screwed Up

December 4, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

Ray Fisman, a Chazen senior scholar and author of a new book, serves up plain talk about why your company is so darned dysfunctional.

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How GE Does Business in China

October 2, 2013

Sharon Kahn

GE China’s CEO comes clean about partnering with SOEs, protecting intellectual capital, and the value of home-grown talent.

Topics: News Makers, Management, China, Asia | Read Article

Doing Good: Bad for the Bottom Line?

April 2, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

It’s long been a truism that good corporate citizenship cuts into profits. Not so, according to new research. Investors and managers who take a long-term view find that doing good can pay off where it counts: in ROI and stock price.

Topics: Management, Economic Policy, Global Investing | Read Article

Accounting for a Sustainable Future

March 29, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

A new initiative is trying to do for social responsibility what FASB did for accounting. But will companies go along with mandatory reporting of their dirty deeds?

Topics: Management, Economic Policy, Global Investing | Read Article