Category Archives: Business

Once women overcome early career challenges, they may reap more rewards than male peers, new research shows

By Katherine L. Milkman, professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania There’s still a long way to go and for working women, the news is often demoralizing. We learn of case after case of gross workplace abuses … Continue reading

Posted in Business, civilization, Compensation, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, income, leadership, Money, Politics, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Women

The race to become “smart cities”

By Kim Hart of Axios Cities are increasingly marketing themselves as “smart cities” — hyper-connected, sensor-equipped communities — in their latest economic development pitch to attract workers and businesses. Why it matters: Metropolitan areas across the country are trying to … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Future, Technology

The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the factories of the future

By Helena Leurent, Head of Future of Production, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum, Enno De Boer, Partner, McKinsey & Company and Diego Hernandez Diaz, Engagement manager, McKinsey & Company After a decade of flat productivity, the arrival … Continue reading

Posted in Business, innovation, Learning, Science, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Is this the answer to what’s wrong with leadership training? Leadership hacks that transform the way you work

By Scott Stein in CEO World Tired of attending training sessions that regurgitate leadership theory from the 1990’s? A recent Forbes article titled ‘Why leadership training doesn’t work’ identified how many leadership training programs offer limited success because they focus … Continue reading

Posted in Business, leadership, Learning

Gender discrimination comes in many forms for today’s working women

By Kim Parker and Cary Funk of Pew Research About four-in-ten working women (42%) in the United States say they have faced discrimination on the job because of their gender. They report a broad array of personal experiences, ranging from … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Discrimination, Fairness, Gender Gap, Pew Research, United States, Women