Articles from everywhere
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The article tells the story of how companies like Toys R Us hire foreign temporary labour from India, to learn the tasks for local employees, and then ship all the jobs abroad, firing the US workers. This does not help create a good work environment. Take away for me:...read more
Elin Ørjasæther skriver om hvordan det stort sett går bra med de som blir igjen, SÅ LENGE bedriften har gjort en god jobb med å forklare HVORFOR de nedbemanner, og kriterinene de har brukt. Når man forstår tanken bak, er det lettere å akseptere det. Hun viser også at...read more
Empathy is getting a lot of critical attention now, Paul Bloom from Yale has given several talks on the topic, where is tagline is: “I am against it”.. his argument is that empathy is in part sympathy, and together with the fact that we have more sympathy for those...read more
An article from INSEAD about research into the reasons why Nokia fell from market dominance to insignificance within the mobile market, in just a few years. To quote the opening paragraph: "Nokia’s fall from the top of the smartphone pyramid is typically put down to...read more
Worth reading; explains why scientific results are not as clear cut and easy to draw conclusions from as many newspapers would want. http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/science-isnt-broken/read more