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Why Germans Work Fewer Hours But Produce More: A Study In Culture

The German work culture is very different from the average American office, but there are certainly lessons to be learned from our German counterparts. The diligent focus Germans bring to … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Detroit was Reborn: The Inside Story of Detroit’s Historic Bankruptcy Case

This is the backstory of how Detroit cleared mountains of debt accumulated over 50 years and emerged with a shot at restoring basic services for 685,000 city residents who deserve … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple’s Gay CEO Fills Role Model Void for LGBT Employees

Cook is the first CEO of an S&P 500 company to come out in public. It’s a watershed moment for the gay community, which still lacks protections against workplace discrimination … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Widespread Nature of Chapel Hill’s Academic Fraud Is Laid Bare

An academic-fraud scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took root under a departmental secretary and die-hard Tar Heel fan, who was egged on by athletics advisers … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

CU-Boulder prof probes plight of attractive female job seekers

If you’re an attractive woman applying for work in a traditionally male-dominated work environment, the best strategy is to go ahead and own up to it. That’s the conclusion of … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Many Women Leave Engineering, Blame The Work Culture

  Conventional wisdom says that women in engineering face obstacles such as the glass ceiling, a lack of self-confidence and a lack of mentors. But psychologists who delved deeper into … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Comcast Confessions: Growing Pains of a Goliath

The Verge interviewed more than 150 current and former employees in an effort to understand Comcast’s lousy reputation. We heard the same stories over and over again: customer service has … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

At Zingerman’s, Pastrami and Partnership to Go

Founded in 1982, Zingerman’s Deli is now known internationally for its many huge and creative sandwiches. President Obama ate there recently. (“The Reuben is killer,” he told a cheering crowd … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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