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- Like manufacturing, American agriculture has near-record output, but employs far fewer people than it did decades ago.
- Appealing to the cultural and economic specifics of a foreign market is the key to getting consumers to shop more frequently and spend more.
- A global study coauthored by NYU law professor Kenji Yoshino found a range of business benefits in promoting gender-identity rights.
- The managing director of BCCL, India’s foremost media conglomerate, continually reinvents the enterprise in the face of disruption.
- New investments in infrastructure by private asset managers are changing the way the world finances its cities, power systems, and transportation links.
- Executives who accumulate international know-how are no more likely than others to advance their career at multinational companies.
- The way CEOs think about workers’ pay is beginning to change.
- Manufacturing and service firms differ in their approach to domestic and international philanthropy.
- Personal preferences influence the way we process ambiguous information into financial certainty.
- What do feature phones, regional newspapers, and smartphones have in common? They’re all vehicles for the country’s remarkable move to digital broadband.
- Despite obstacles and setbacks, companies are still globalizing at a furious pace.
- Three obstacles to extending the reach of the Web — and thereby reducing poverty in developing countries — can be fixed.
- A new survey identifies the top threats faced by company leaders.
- Global businesses are about to integrate their operations into a seamless digital whole, and thereby change the world.
- On the world’s most diverse continent, companies need a deep understanding of local context.
- Mohamed A. El-Erian argues that the world’s masters of monetary policy have reached the peak of their ability to influence the course of the global economy.
- Winners, losers, and strategies in the new world economic order.
- An audacious effort to provide digital ID numbers throughout India illustrates the potential for large-scale change.
- How can a service economy function at its full potential if many service workers can’t afford to live anywhere near their jobs?
- If machines and robots are poised to displace humans in the office, why do so many people have jobs?