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August 15, 2022

5 Trends to Watch as the Economy Emerges from the Pandemic

From inflation and remote work to climate change, here’s where the global economy appears to be headed.

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August 2, 2022

What’s the Secret to Successful Innovation?

Hint: it’s not the product itself.

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August 1, 2022

The Surprising Way Crowd Size Affects Our Tendency to Cheat

Organizations would be wise to understand the psychology behind this phenomenon.

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August 1, 2022

Whiz! Bang! Boom! Energetic Ads Hold Viewers’ Attention

Louder, busier commercials are the new norm. And they seem to be working.

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July 27, 2022

How Is the Twitter–Musk Showdown Likely to Play Out? An Expert Weighs In.

“In my view, there is a lot of hypocrisy here from Musk.”

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July 12, 2022

Jeff Ubben Explains His “Anti-ESG ESG” Investment Strategy

In a recent conversation with Kellogg’s Robert Korajczyk, the hedge-fund leader breaks down his unique approach to mission-driven investing.

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July 7, 2022

Does the Public Benefit from the Scientific Research It Funds?

A new study quantifies how U.S. taxpayer-funded research is used in patents, media, and policy decisions.

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July 5, 2022

Where Does Capitalism Go Next?

A conversation on “creative destruction,” growth, and designing a more equitable capitalist future.

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July 1, 2022

How to Build a More Diverse Environmental Movement

People of color will disproportionately suffer from climate change, yet there is a striking lack of diversity in mainstream environmental organizations. Broadening what counts as an environmental issue could build a larger, more inclusive coalition.

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July 1, 2022

The Desire to Be Acquired Is Stifling Innovation at Startups

The result is “more-conventional, less-radical, less-novel innovation,” adding a new wrinkle to antitrust debates.

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June 21, 2022

Where Is the U.S. Healthcare Industry Headed?

New business models abound, private equity is expanding, and healthcare workers are hard to find.

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June 14, 2022

Real Estate Investors See Opportunity, Despite Inflation and Uncertainty

“The pace at which the world is changing in terms of how people use space is extremely exciting.”

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May 6, 2022

Can Investors Create Profitable Trading Strategies Based on Academic Findings?

It hasn’t been clear if information from the ivory tower translates to the trading-room floor. A new study tackles the question by looking at research on earnings announcements.

May 5, 2022

Apple’s Inflation Problem

The company faces a “double whammy” due to its cash hoarding.

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May 3, 2022

For Brands, Perfection Is Out and Authenticity Is In

“It helps you seem more trustworthy and enjoyable, like a friend who is going to give you advice on what to buy.”

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May 3, 2022

The Psychological Factor That Helps Shape Our Moral Decision-Making

We all have a preferred motivation style. When that aligns with how we’re approaching a specific goal, it can impact how ethical we are in sticky situations.

April 29, 2022

Why Are U.S. Companies Hoarding So Much Cash?

More than anything else, it comes down to taxes.

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April 20, 2022

Be a Better Negotiator by Having a “BATNA”

Understand where you’re going when you can’t get to yes.

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April 5, 2022

We Hear a Lot about New Drugs. But What Spurs Innovation in Medical Procedures?

There’s been little research on what brings about new procedures, despite how life-changing they can be.

April 1, 2022

To Boost Engagement, News Orgs Need to Reconsider the Click

Not all pageviews are equal. Indeed, some clicks actually spur people to unsubscribe from a site.

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