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Are people COST or Capital i.e. INVESTMENT for the BUSINESS?

Are people COST or Capital i.e. INVESTMENT for the BUSINESS?

The biggest concern when I was looking at the literature in UK is that we term people as talent, people, workforce, human resource, human capital, human capital resource, employees, and some you know other terminologies now there are…

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How and When to Disrupt Your Career, and Yourself (Quick Study)

How and When to Disrupt Your Career, and Yourself (Quick Study)

So what do you do when you are working at a company, and you’ve been there in the same role for three or four years, and you love this company. I mean, you believe in the company. You…

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What can convince business leaders to act on climate change?

What can convince business leaders to act on climate change?

ANDREW WINSTON: In theory, we like to believe in business that we make decisions on spreadsheets and complete analysis. It turns out we make them on emotion just as much as fact. And when you sit down with…

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Is fighting climate change a job for businesses in developing economies or just developed regions?

Is fighting climate change a job for businesses in developing economies or just developed regions?

SPEAKER: I’ve seen a kind of change in my work and my business over the last couple years that businesses and governments in the developing economies have shown increasing interest in the sustainability agenda. For many years they…

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Quick Study: Stopping Yourself from Acting On Bad Impulses

Quick Study: Stopping Yourself from Acting On Bad Impulses

AMY JEN SU: Think about a bad habit you’ve been trying to break. For example, you’re sitting in a meeting, and dialogue is happening and you find yourself starting to get impatient. There’s, like, almost a rise in…

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The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

>>THOMAS STEWART: I am Tom Stewart, Editor and Managing Director of the Harvard Business Review. Our guest today is Michael Porter, Professor at Harvard University and Head of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. He is the author…

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