The K@W Network:
Today’s technologies enables instant communication. But is that really a good thing? A new book argues that good things come to those who wait.
Author Andrew Santella discusses some of the merits of, and problems with, procrastination.
Some companies use an approach that is more stick than carrot to motivate employees to perform better. But does it really work?
High worker turnover rates in manufacturing can cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars. A new paper co-authored by Wharton’s Ken Moon looks at how firms can keep employees on[…]
Falling demand for sedans and a determination to be prepared for a mainstream transition to electric and autonomous vehicles drove GM’s cost-cutting plan, say experts.
The arrest of Carlos Ghosn casts a shadow over the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, which he created and led. A key lesson for corporations is the risk of concentrating too much power[…]
Christmas is coming, and so is the mad rush by retailers to hire seasonal workers. Will flexible schedules, bonuses, gift cards and other perks offer enough to meet the demand?
Iconic guitar maker Gibson is about to emerge from bankruptcy -- can it recapture the magic that turned it into a music icon?
Myers-Briggs has been widely used by businesses and other organizations for decades to assess personality. But there is little, if any, science behind it, notes a new book.
A new book by two Deloitte executives argues that relying on best practices is too backward-looking given the breakneck pace of business change today.