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Japanese e-commerce firm Rakuten required its global workforce to be proficient in English or be demoted. Harvard's Tsedal Neeley examines this strategy in her book.
Human judgment is out. Measurement is in. But tilting too far in one direction carries enormous costs, says author Jerry Z. Muller, in this opinion piece.
Psychologist Nancy Van Dyken explains the roots of a mostly unfamiliar form of narcissism -- and how to get past it, based on her new book.
The world is heading into a third digital revolution with computerized fabrication, notes a new book -- Designing Reality. The effects will go way beyond 3-D printing.
As baby boomers retire in coming years, part of their legacy will be to leave an unprecedented level of donations to nonprofits. Here's how each can win a fair share.
Jen Welter, who has had a career of firsts in a field dominated by men -- including as the first woman to coach in the NFL -- shares lessons on[…]
A strong aviation industry can boost African economies, but entrenched interests and other hurdles must be removed, say the authors of 'Fly Africa.'
In the happiest countries, enlightened leaders did not focus on economic development alone. That created an upward spiral in well-being.
Author Daniel Pink discusses his new book about how the time of day we do things can change outcomes.
Stanford historian Leslie Berlin discusses her book about Silicon Valley's origins, and some little-known yet significant innovators.