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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability need to be strategic in order to benefit firms and society, says C. B. Bhattacharya, author of ‘Small Actions, Big Difference.’
Being the strong, silent doctor isn’t good for physicians, their teams or their patients, write Roel van der Heijde and Dirk Deichmann in this opinion piece.
Wade Pfau, author of ‘Safety-First Retirement Planning,’ suggests focusing on four Ls — lifestyle, longevity, legacy and liquidity.
Free shipping is great for shoppers, but it’s becoming an increasingly significant cost for online sellers. Wharton’s Barbara Kahn and Ron Berman discuss the free-shipping conundrum faced by retailers large and small.
Most executives care about creating long-term shareholder value but haven’t had the right tool to track it. A new performance measure introduced by Wharton’s Nicolaj Siggelkow and INSEAD’s Phebo Wibbens aims to change that.
Should Facebook and other tech platforms be regulated? Yes, but innovation and regulation must be balanced creatively so that big tech can work for society at large, writes Ravi Bapna in this opinion piece.
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Mid- and late-career management is being hollowed out by various forces, leaving experienced workers unprepared to navigate the new world of work, writes Jeff Pundyk in this opinion piece.
What do top companies get right about using data to make smart decisions? Neil Hoyne, Google’s global head of customer analytics, answers that question in this opinion piece.
Lawyers are reluctant to use big data and predictive analytics, partly because of the risk-averse nature of the legal field. But attorney Dave Walton and Wharton’s Raghuram Iyengar say the benefits are worth it.
During a recent visit to Wharton, Disney CEO Bob Iger said acquiring household names like Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars was key to the company’s strategy for making its new streaming service stand out in a crowded market.
For the Denmark-based biotech firm, the U.N. sustainable development goals are an inspiration as well as part of business strategy.