What is HTML5, and why it will save the web from itself
Bankers’ Time vs. Human Time • Civilizing the Economy
When I was growing up, we didn’t talk about banker’s time, but rather bankers’ hours. Bankers worked from 9 to 3 while the rest of us worked from morning til evening. Things have changed. In fact, the old bankers’ hours were closer to human time than bankers’ time is today.
Today, bankers’ time is techno-time. Money, stocks and bonds can be traded in a split second with the click of a button. It may take the European Union days to put together another financial package to support the Greek economy. Speculators and investors can undo their effort in seconds. As it stands today, human time does not have a chance against bankers’ time.
The Profit Power of Corporate Culture — HBS Working Knowledge
Many American companies do a poor job of creating effective cultures. A 2010 Conference Board study revealed that only 45 percent of US workers were satisfied with their jobs—the lowest level in the history of the survey. Our Q&A with Heskett begins with that dour figure.
Your research produces an eye-opening number, that as much as half of the difference in operating profit between organizations can be attributed to effective cultures. Why is this true-how does culture affect the bottom line?
Could E2.0 really mean Enlightenment 2.0? | Product Four
Business structures founded on command and control, automation and process are giving way to structures that are less hierarchical and more dynamic, designed to engage people’s hearts and minds to make a difference in the world.
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