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Clean Cooking: How Technology and Advocacy Are Helping Save Lives

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Some three billion people in the world have no access to clean cooking solutions, taking a toll in particular on women’s health.

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How Companies Can Leverage Technology to Deliver Hyper-Personalized Services

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The need for digital transformation in companies is obvious and urgent. But many businesses, especially those burdened by legacy systems, still struggle to transform their operations to cater to the increasingly empowered digital customer. By the time companies overhaul their IT and operational infrastructures, technological developments have already moved ahead. Dinesh Venugopal, president of the

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Why Climate Change and Other Global Problems Are Pushing Some Business Leaders to Embrace Regulation

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Global carbon emissions need to be reduced to net zero by 2050 to have a good chance of holding global average temperature rises to no more than 1.5oC, a level that would be disastrous, but not catastrophic for human civilization.

So states a new report ...

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7 Myths About Coming Out at Work

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More and more big businesses are providing workplace protections for LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer) people. It’s becoming clear that when workers can bring their authentic selves to work, they are more productive and engaged. Research shows that coming out increases Continue Reading →

Lessons from Mayo Clinic’s Redesign of Stroke Care

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Facing escalating costs of medications and technology, health care patients and providers in the United States continue to search for opportunities to reduce overall costs while maintaining and improving health care outcomes. At the Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Stroke Center Practice, we conducted a project to ...

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Research: Investors Punish Entrepreneurs for Stereotypically Feminine Behaviors

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“I would not be caught dead in a pink suit now,” says Susan Perry, the founder of SpeechMED, a startup that translates complex medical information into language patients can understand.

Clothing is just one of the issues Perry has reconsidered when it comes to ...

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Working with People Who Aren’t Self-Aware

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Even though self-awareness — knowing who we are and how we’re seen — is important for job performance, career success, and leadership effectiveness, it’s in remarkably short supply in today’s workplace. In our nearly five-year research program on the subject, ...

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Among Top Math Students, Why Does a Gender Gap Persist?

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New Wharton research looks at the gender gap among high-achieving math students and its potential implications.

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Underpaid (Live)

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Do you deserve a higher salary? In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, Dear HBR:, cohosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer your questions in a live taping with an audience of compensation experts. With the help of Susan Hollingshead, the chief people officer at Vendini, they talk through how to get more money when you haven’t been in your role long, the company isn’t giving out merit increases, or you’re at the bottom of your job’s salary ...

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How to Stop Delegating and Start Teaching

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As a college professor, I regularly train PhD students. In psychology and most fields of science, students are assigned to a project early on in their studies and learn key skills through an apprenticeship model. Many go onto to take on projects related to ...

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