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March 11, 2015
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How to Preserve a Startup Culture as a Company Grows

The intense atmosphere at startups can make conflicts difficult to resolve.

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January 14, 2015
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Zakary Tormala: Why Certainty Matters in Business

A psychologist explores what makes our attitudes change over time.

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February 20, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why Companies No Longer Reward Loyal Employees

Repaying favors is the norm in our personal lives, but not in the workplace.
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Jeffrey Pfeffer
March 19, 2015
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: Power (and How to Get More of It)

A professor of organizational behavior describes how you can increase your influence at work.

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A trader plays a computer game in the trading room of the Shanghai Petroleum Exchange. | Reuters/Aly Song
March 18, 2015
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How a Bit of Play Might Lead to Better Work

The CEO of Badgeville says companies that “gamify” their workplaces could see more engagement and productivity.

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September 1, 2007
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Jeffrey Pfeffer: How Employee Financial Incentives Can Backfire

Research shows bonuses and incentives are nice gestures of recognition, but aren't effective to drive behavior.
September 1, 2007
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Margaret Neale: Why You Should Make the First Move in a Negotiation

The scholar says acting first gives you more power.
August 1, 2007
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Robert Joss: "Leadership Is Not About You"

The dean of Stanford GSB says, the day you become a leader, it's about the people who work for you.
August 1, 2007
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Your Auditor's Other Clients Can Affect Your Stock Price

Research explores the reliability of auditors' financial reports.
June 1, 2007
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Compaq and HP: Ultimately, the Urge to Merge Was Right

But the execution, says a professor of management, was the hard part.
June 1, 2007
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Coordinating Price and Quantity Can Help Your Competitive Advantage

A mathematical model aligns quantity and price to produce maximum profits.
May 1, 2007
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10 Ideas For Entrepreneurs Facing Personnel Issues

Entrepreneurs share notes on hiring, firing, and promoting employees in a growing company.
May 1, 2007
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How Corporate Leadership and Turnover Affect Startup Success

Research says management teams with broad functional diversity tend to be more successful more quickly.
April 1, 2007
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A Wage Imbalance Between the CEO and Workers Sends a Bad Message

Research explores the psychological effects of executive pay on corporate life.
February 1, 2007
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Michael Ducker: Our Global Network is Growing

The president of International FedEx Express says the new Asia Pacific hub will have a $60 billion impact on China's economy over the next 20 years.