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Is a Four-Day Workweek Right for Your Company?

There’s a reason more and more organizations are considering this option.

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Leadership

3 DEI Leadership Lessons from Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court Nomination

Studying Biden’s nomination process can help leaders “better connect their creeds and their deeds.”

Data Analytics

How Gig Workers Push Back Against Their “Digital Boss”

Instead of having managers, these workers are beholden to customer reviews. The relationship is rocky.

Organizations

A DEI Reading List

Many organizations want to build a workplace that works for everyone. But simply wanting DEI efforts to succeed isn't enough; companies must take a systematic approach to ensuring that they succeed. Read on for some of our favorite advice from Kellogg faculty about the biases that hold diversity efforts back, and how organizations can combat them.

Organizations

Hoping to Drive Social Change at Work? Here’s a Tip.

Certain social movement hashtags and labels could turn off the allies you want to recruit.

Organizations

What the Psychology of Resilience Can Tell Us About Enduring the Pandemic

Plus, what organizations can do to help their employees cope.

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Organizations

3 Best Practices for Virtual Meetings

Make your next Zoom session less exhausting and more inspiring.

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Organizations

It May Be Time to Reconsider That Noncompete Agreement

Federal regulators are cracking down on hiring practices that restrict employees’ wages and ability to work for competitors. Here’s what companies should know.

Organizations

3 Tips for Taking Your Family Business Public

Navigate this decision carefully, and you could have the best of both worlds.

Organizations

Working Parents Feel Pulled in Two Directions. What Does This Mean for Companies?

A new study looks at what happens when parental and professional identities collide.

Organizations

When It Comes to Morally Dubious Behavior, Do Startups Get a Pass?

Transgressions, such as treating workers badly, resonate differently when it’s a startup versus an established company.

Organizations

What Businesses Must Do to Curtail Climate Change

We need to dramatically reduce carbon emissions. This will require a new system of incentives.

Organizations

Evolution Has Shaped How We Relate to Our Families. What Does This Mean for Family Businesses?

Gaining a better understanding of family conflict can help both family firms and the larger economy.

Data Analytics

3 Ways AI Can Help You Improve Diversity

Your company already holds the data that can lead to sustainable change.

Data Analytics

Gig Workers Are Increasingly Rated by Opaque Algorithms. It’s Making Them Paranoid.

These systems can create an “invisible cage” for freelancers.

Data Analytics

3 Ways AI Can Help You Improve Diversity

Your company already holds the data that can lead to sustainable change.

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Organizations

How One Startup Is Approaching Its Return to the Office

Employees have moved out of state. Job responsibilities have changed. Bringing teams back will be complicated.

Organizations

6 Evidence-Based Strategies for Improving Diversity in Your Organization

“Trainings are only the beginning.” Here’s what to consider next.

Organizations

Do Diverse Hiring Committees Choose More Diverse Leaders?

The answer comes down to organizational culture.

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Organizations

4 Ways Leaders Can Defend Their Organizations Against Cybersecurity Threats

Former NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers on why your company could be a target—and what you should do about it.

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Organizations

Why Highly Esteemed Leaders Are Surprisingly Likely to Fumble Their Next Project

Organizations should be leery of putting high-status leaders beyond scrutiny.

Organizations

Companies Are Adding More Women to Their Boards. What’s Driving the Change?

“When your largest shareholders create a ruckus, you listen.”

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Organizations

How Leaders Can Truly Improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Their Organizations

Two professors share research-backed tips for rethinking your recruiting efforts and getting the most out of diversity training.

Organizations

How Does a Polarized U.S. Move Beyond Its Current Conflicts?

A discussion about the psychology of group conflict, the risks of rampant misinformation, and the importance of resilient institutions.

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Organizations

5 Ways to Improve Diversity Training, According to a New Study

All too often, these programs are ineffective and short-lived. But they don’t have to be.

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Organizations

Don’t Let Your Company Culture Falter During the Pandemic

Changes to work routines offer opportunities to rethink and shore up your organization’s ethos.

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Organizations

One Way to Create Better Workplace Incentives and Protocols: Codesign Them with Your Employees

New practices are more likely to be embraced if they aren’t dictated from the top.

Organizations

What Companies Can Do to Encourage Compliance with COVID Safety Measures

Tips for thinking through “friction points” and making new habits stick.

Organizations

How Family Business Owners Can Step Up During a Crisis

In uncertain times, businesses need to adapt. Their owners may have to as well.

Social Impact

Why Well-Meaning NGOs Sometimes Do More Harm than Good

Studies of aid groups in Ghana and Uganda show why it’s so important to coordinate with local governments and institutions.

Organizations

Here’s the Best Way to Rotate Workers (or Students) into Buildings to Curb the Spread of Covid-19

Should groups be staggered daily? Weekly? Monthly? A new model helps organizations decide.

Organizations

Why Are Social Media Platforms Still So Bad at Combating Misinformation?

Facebook, Twitter, and users themselves have few incentives to distinguish fact from fiction.

Organizations

What Astronauts Can Teach Us about Working Remotely

Space: the final frontier—for learning how to keep your team motivated during extended periods of isolation and confinement.