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  1. Focusing on What Works for Workplace Diversity
    For faster progress, companies need to draw on the power of design, rethink their assumptions, and use data to inform decision making.

  2. Going From Fragile to Agile
    Why do companies need to be more nimble? McKinsey’s Aaron De Smet and Chris Gagnon explain what’s driving organizational agility, why it matters, and what to do.

  3. How Cultures Across the World Approach Leadership
    They vary in deference and decision making.

  4. Resisting Managing for the Short Term
    Executives don’t have to fall into the trap of short-termism to serve their shareholders, say McKinsey principal Tim Koller and senior expert Marc Goedhart, two of the coauthors of the sixth edition of Valuation: Measuring and Managing the Value of Companies. In this episode of the McKinsey Podcast, Koller and Goedhart talk with McKinsey Publishing editorial director and McKinsey Quarterly editor in chief Allen Webb … [ Read more ]

  5. What People Really Want from Customer Service
    A look at 7 types of customer service representatives and which are preferred by organizations hiring reps vs which are preferred by customers.

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  1. Four-way Win: How to Integrate Work, Home, Community and Self
    While people in the business community hear a lot about the importance of work/life balance, it's often unclear exactly what that phrase means or how one achieves it. Stewart Friedman, founding director of Wharton's Leadership Program and the Work/Life Integration Project, thinks he has an answer. In his new book, titled Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life, Friedman describes the four … [ Read more ]

  2. Simple Rules and Management Teams
    In the final in his three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice in Strategic and International Management, speaks with the Stanford University Professor about what makes good management teams.Eisenhardt begins this podcast by stating that in her opinion the most useful metaphor about teams for managers is a basketball team because the teams are fast moving, fluid … [ Read more ]

  3. An anthropological introduction to YouTube
    Anthropology professor Mike Wesch of Kansas State University presented this lecture at the Library of Congress on June 23rd, 2008.

  4. The Story of Stuff
    From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls … [ Read more ]

  5. The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy: An Interview with Michael E. Porter
    Michael Porter published an article in the January 2008 Harvard Business Review updating his famous five forces model. Here is an interview with him (12:57 minutes) on the relevance of the 5 Forces in today's world.