Toxic Worker

‘Kiss up, crap down’: toxic workers vs the superstars in your workplace

Everyone wants to fill their company with top performers, but you need a clear strategy to recruit and retain them. Experts from Kellogg School...
Tired employees

Policing employees’ misdeeds may hinge on ‘fatigue factor’

Tired workers are seen as less culpable for ethical slips and misdemeanours, research by Yajun Zhang, Kai Chi Yam, Maryam Kouchaki and Junwei Zhang of the...
Error in binary code

The fine art of stuffing-up at the right moment to make sense of analytics

Professors of marketing at the Kellogg School, Eric Anderson and Florian Zettelmeyer, recount a story called the Analytics Paradox “A YOUNG firm starts out making...
Brendan Dunn, Holdun Family Office

CEO: ‘Clients should know everything about me’

The word ‘family’ is not only integral to the title of the Holdun Family Office, it encompasses an ethos ­— and a literal lineage HOLDUN...
kellog transparency

The upside of keeping your cards close to your chest

In decision-making, ‘think twice before implementing anything like radical transparency’, research shows. By Marina Krakovsky, based on the research of Ronen Gradwohl and Timothy Feddersen You’re...
Corporate Rebels

Workplace savants bringing magic to the daily grind

The Corporate Rebels travel the world to brighten up your working day and take a challenge to management. HAL WILLIAMS reports EVER felt overlooked and...

Too darned hot… how our inner thermostat affects behaviour

Could good air-conditioning be the key to better customer service? IN THE summer of 2010, Moscow experienced its worst heat wave in centuries. Air-conditioning and...
Kwon Oh-joon

Kwon Oh-joon named VP of World Steel Association

Posco chief being lined up to lead steelmaking through potentially turbulent years ahead… By Darren Parkin KWON Oh-joon, CEO of South Korean steel manufacturer Posco, has...
Dubai

Majid Al Futtaim making tracks across MENA

UAE billionaire announces a raft of fresh investments to revitalise dozens of projects in the region… By Darren Parkin WHEN the Majid Al Futtaim Group –...
Blackberry

Hello Blackberry Way! Canada’s Tech Giant Is Making A Comeback

For years the BlackBerry was the ultimate business mobile, but a decision to pull away from making phones as the business was left in...