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Wondering how your country, industry or investments are doing compared to others and how they might be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic? Global economist Michael Green has an index for that. Green is CEO of the Social Progress Imperative (SPI), a former senior official in the U.K. Government’s Department for International Development and an expert on quantifying…

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A new book by Clayton Christensen, Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon is transforming the way the business world, governments, and NGOs think about global poverty – and the mutually beneficial ways they can tackle it together. In “The Prosperity Paradox: How Innovation Can Lift Nations Out of Poverty” (HarperBusiness, January 2019), the authors use numerous case studies to demonstrate how poverty…

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In corporate boardrooms and leading business schools, the question of for whom a publicly traded company is supposed to work has a simple answer: its shareholders. But a single-minded focus on maximizing shareholder value at almost any cost is responsible for much of what is wrong with our current economy, from the wealthy disproportionately benefitting…

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How does your organization view communication technology? Does digital connectivity enhance human interaction, or replace it? In an op-ed for the New York Times, renowned social psychologist Sherry Turkle took a powerful and thought-provoking look at the impact of technology on human empathy and connectedness. Her conclusions demonstrate why, in an increasingly impersonal age, retaining a human touch will…

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The robot revolution is upon us, and it will transform our lives, businesses, and jobs for the better. At a time when technologists are digging ever deeper into the blossoming territory of robotics and artificial intelligence, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Professor Ayanna Howard, Ph.D., insists that with the right programming, robots and humanity can productively work…