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This Week, Big Business Got Religion on Climate Change
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This Week, Big Business Got Religion on Climate Change

Corporate leaders have been getting an earful lately from workers, consumers and students around the world: Do something about climate change, the activists have cried out. This week, big companies almost seemed to be taking turns stepping up to the microphone to announce their response. The week began with Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, declaring in […]

BY The Editors | January 17, 2020

What ‘Best Companies to Work For’ Have in Common
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What ‘Best Companies to Work For’ Have in Common

Those lists in business publications about “best companies to work for” are eminently browsable to see who made the cut–and who’s notably absent. But Michael O’Malley and Bill Baker, authors of Organizations for People: Caring Cultures, Basic Needs, and Better Lives, decided to take a much deeper look, putting 21 of the consistent performers on […]

BY The Editors | January 2, 2020

Hallmark’s Impossible Dilemma: How to Embrace Diversity While Avoiding Controversy
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Hallmark’s Impossible Dilemma: How to Embrace Diversity While Avoiding Controversy

When caught in the unfamiliar glare of public outcry, Hallmark Cards issued a statement this week that encapsulated the company’s dilemma in two adjacent sentences. On the one hand, “We are an inclusive company and have the track record to prove it,” the company declared. On the other hand, it said, “It is never Hallmark’s […]

BY The Editors | December 19, 2019

The Team Builder: Why Fortune Picked Microsoft’s Nadella as Businessperson of the Year
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The Team Builder: Why Fortune Picked Microsoft’s Nadella as Businessperson of the Year

This has been a rough year in the public eye for Big Tech, whose digital giants have been pilloried as privacy invaders, monopoly builders and even threats to democracy. Yet one of them has stood out from the pack, basking in a glow of newfound admiration: Microsoft. Affirming that distinction, Fortune recently named Microsoft CEO […]

BY The Editors | December 5, 2019

Discrimination on the Job? Young People See More of It Than Older People Do
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Discrimination on the Job? Young People See More of It Than Older People Do

Which age group sees the most discrimination, including ageism, on the job? Not the older employees or even the middle groups, but the young. In a new poll, American workers under the age of 35 were the ones most likely to see and feel bias on the job. Rather than suggesting that the young are […]

BY The Editors | November 5, 2019

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