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Competition Can Make Corporate Cultures More Socially Progressive

By |2019-04-30T08:58:41-05:00abril 30th, 2019|

Fuente: Yale Autor: Alexander Zentefis The #MeToo movement has forced a variety of companies to confront sexist and abusive cultures. Last year, for example, a group of women employees at Nike gathered reports of a “toxic” atmosphere, with discussions of strip clubs, sexual comments by supervisors, and women’s advancement being stymied. About a dozen high-level [...]

CCL: Ticket de compra por canal online se incrementa entre 15% a 20% al año

By |2019-04-29T15:19:23-05:00abril 29th, 2019|

Fuente: Gestión Autor: Wilfredo Huanachín Ante la cercanía del próximo Cyber Days Perú, la Cámara de Comercio de Lima (CCL) señala que hay unos seis millones de peruanos que realizan compras por vía Internet al año, siendo que las modalidades de compra más solicitadas las relacionadas a pasajes para viajes, productos de tecnología, moda, belleza, [...]

Getting Banks to Latch onto Blockchain

By |2019-04-26T08:35:56-05:00abril 26th, 2019|

Fuente: Stanford Autor: Martin J. Smith Most databases of financial records are maintained by centralized institutions, which makes them vulnerable to hacking or natural disasters. It also makes them inefficient. Bank of America, for example, keeps a record of each transaction it completes with other banks, and those other banks also record the same transactions. [...]

Your Workforce Is More Adaptable Than You Think

By |2019-04-25T08:35:23-05:00abril 25th, 2019|

Fuente: Harvard Many managers have little faith in their employees’ ability to survive the twists and turns of a rapidly evolving economy. “The majority of people in disappearing jobs do not realize what is coming,” the head of strategy at a top German bank recently told us. “My call center workers are neither able nor [...]

Big Issues: The Foundations of Public Health

By |2019-04-23T07:47:38-05:00abril 23rd, 2019|

Fuente: Yale We’re trying to reach a consensus on a common definition of global health. Some of you have already contributed aspects of this: study, research. You guys talked about how to use data. Why is Brazil doing better than other neighboring countries? Why is Mauritius doing better? So it’s study, research—and practice. That emphasizes [...]

Our Misplaced Fear of Job-Stealing Robots

By |2019-04-19T01:29:00-05:00abril 19th, 2019|

Fuente: Stanford Some good news: The robots aren’t coming for your job. Experts say fears that rapid advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation will leave all of us unemployed are vastly overstated. But concerns over growing inequality and the lack of opportunity for many in the labor force — serious matters linked to [...]

When Employees Feel Grateful, They’re Less Likely to Be Dishonest

By |2019-04-18T01:19:56-05:00abril 18th, 2019|

Fuente: Harvard Dishonesty in the workplace can be a major problem for any business. Recent estimates suggest that theft and fraud by employees reduce the profits of U.S. businesses by $50 billion annually. And to make matters worse, the problem is growing. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners noted that non-cash thefts in workplaces increased [...]

Cuál es el equipo que una startup debe tener

By |2019-04-17T08:59:40-05:00abril 17th, 2019|

Fuente: América Eeconomía Las fortalezas están en nuestras diferencias, no en nuestras similitudes”, señala el conferencista y escritor estadounidense Stephen Covey. Esto es una premisa bajo la cual toda startup debería desarrollarse. ¿Cómo saber si cuentas con el equipo mínimo adecuado para que tu proyecto funcione? Es decir, ya tienes la idea, has construido un [...]

Big Issues: The Foundations of Public Health

By |2019-04-16T08:48:28-05:00abril 16th, 2019|

Fuente: Yale Autor: Elijah Paintsil We’re trying to reach a consensus on a common definition of global health. Some of you have already contributed aspects of this: study, research. You guys talked about how to use data. Why is Brazil doing better than other neighboring countries? Why is Mauritius doing better? So it’s study, research—and [...]