A Bias against ‘Quirky’? Why Creative People Can Lose Out on Leadership Positions
It would be difficult to find a CEO or manager who says creativity isn't a valued attribute of a good leader. So why do so many once-innovative companies get bogged down over time, with continuous original thinking the exception and not the norm? A new study co-authored by Wharton management professor Jennifer Mueller found that although creativity is often named as being important, individuals who expressed more creative ideas were actually viewed as having less leadership potential than their
Entrepreneurship for all
One of the authors of the recent Educating the Next Wave of Entrepreneurs report by the World Economic Forum explains why entrepreneurship is in fact a social movement and not purely the function of elite business schools. He argues that entrepreneurship can be taught and indeed must be taught to all. It has the ability to generate social inclusion and employment, empowering communities and stimulating economic growth during this current global crisis.
Austerity Hurts. But Does It Work?
A former British Chancellor of the Exchequer fears we may be confusing pain with gain.
Powering the Planet: The Challenge for Science in the 21st Century
The supply of secure, clean, sustainable energy is arguably the most important scientific and technical challenge facing humanity in the 21st century. Rising living standards of a growing world population will cause global energy consumption to increase dramatically over the next half century. Within our lifetimes, energy consumption will increase at least two-fold. This additional energy needed is not attainable from long discussed sources, the global appetite for energy is simply too much. Pet
Cómo debe moverse el catcher para bloquear la bola
Para que un catcher pueda desempeñar su papel de manera eficaz, ha de ser capaz de reaccionar rápidamente y bloquear la bola, sea cual sea su trayectoria. (1:03)
Economy 2013: Rolls-Royce CEO takes Reuters for a Ride
Jan. 11 - Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Muller Otvos takes Reuters for a ride in his Phantom to explain why global balance is the key to luxury success.
Authors@Google: Jeff Potter
Jeff Potter comes to the Google Cambridge office to talk about his book "Cooking for Geeks". From Jeff's website: "If you're the curious type who asks why just as often as what, my book, "Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food" will show you how to use science when working in the kitchen." The Washington Post called it "one of the most useful books on understanding cooking, kind of like a rock-and-roll version of Harold McGee's 'On Food and Cooking.'" http://www.cooking
Reuters Today: Yen bears show more teeth
Jan. 11 - The yen tumbles as Japan's PM mulls BOJ mandate change. Plus Italian borrowing costs set to dip as investors sniff out returns.
Meet the Players: 2013-14 Mens Basketball
2013-14 Armstrong Pirate Basketball team reveal what their superpower would be?