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There is a crisis of trust permeating society and businesses have no choice but to address it. Trust issues show up in many forms. A scandal or product defect may cause customers to distrust a brand. People who feel overlooked or undercompensated in the workplace because of their skin color, gender or sexual orientation may come to…

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As people continue to work remotely, in isolation or with the demands of home life seeping into their workdays, organizational leaders are looking for guidance on how to protect the mental and emotional health of their employees, especially those feeling anxious about returning to a shared office space. Here, leading authorities offer companies insights and strategies…

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Leaders in every sector are facing one of the biggest challenges in their careers: getting employees to return to the office while a deadly pandemic slowly and unpredictably resolves. In addition to preparing the physical workspace, they must be ready to address the psychological issues that may arise in a setting where employees feel anxious or at…

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Working from home has many benefits. But it can also cause leaders and teams to feel uneasy about how to measure expectations and how to productively communicate across distances. As with many forms of digital communication, a lot can get lost in translation, leaving room for potential misinterpretation. Moreover, without an ability to see how…

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Leaders in every industry face the daily challenge of keeping employees motivated, productive and focused on achieving goals. Yet over the years, Tommy Amaker, Harvard University’s all-time winningest men’s basketball coach, has perfected the art of strategically cultivating winning teams. Since 2007, Amaker has taken Harvard’s basketball program to unprecedented heights, racking up seven Ivy League championships, four…

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The crushing economic disruption brought on by the pandemic has firms across the world reassessing operations and staffing needs as they plan ahead. But long before the crisis, Dr. Michelle Weise was helping employers and learning providers redesign their hiring and training models to serve a quickly changing workforce made up of adults living and working longer and…

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The success of any organization is inextricably tied to the quality of its leadership. In her work identifying and shaping great leaders, Jennifer Petriglieri, associate professor of organisational behaviour at INSEAD, takes a humanistic approach, drawing on scientific research and evidence-based methodologies that improve leadership at every level of an organization. An award-winning researcher, educator, author and behavioral scientist,…

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We’re tapping into the expertise of virtual work expert and INSEAD Professor Mark Mortensen to bring you a series on how best to work remotely, now and into the future. In today’s piece, we share TIPS FOR SUCCESSFULLY LEADING A REMOTE WORKFORCE. Three months ago, as the COVID-19 crisis was rapidly escalating, business leaders across the world – some of whom…

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Learning is a lifelong endeavor, and it’s ever more important at work. With the furious pace of change technology is bringing to business, the calls for continuous learning are increasingly louder and urgent. Without it, careers derail and companies fail, a fact that leaders in every sector can’t stress enough. Yet, even though we want to learn…

Posted by & filed under AI, Robotics and Emerging Technologies, Management and Talent, Speakers & Authorities, Speaking & Advisory, Technology, TED Talks, Women Speakers.

As companies across industries face allegations of racial injustice by employees and customers, human resources and legal departments often struggle to develop strategies for addressing and eradicating racial inequity. Professor Courtney D. Cogburn, co-director of the Justice Equity + Technology laboratory at the Columbia University School of Social Work, says in order to achieve true social progress, society…

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Corporate America faces an acute shortage of skilled workers to fill vital jobs. That may explain why companies like Amazon and Google have begun upskilling and reskilling their current employees rather than trusting that incoming college graduates will be capable of the tasks at hand. But for businesses unaccustomed to teaching new capabilities, this may itself prove…

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“Big Data” increasingly drives our businesses, economy and lives. And yet, many companies outside Silicon Valley struggle to develop strategies that use data to optimize profits and growth. In every company, the data is there, as are the ways to measure it. But what information should you analyze, and how should you use it to…

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A report by McKinsey indicates that 62 percent of executives believe they will need to either replace or retrain a quarter or more of their staff within the next five years. Though digitization and automation are often assumed to be good for firms’ bottom lines, in practice, many organizations face a shortage of employees with the skills needed to…

Posted by & filed under AI, Robotics and Emerging Technologies, Education, Management and Talent, Speaking & Advisory, The Future.

Will AI and machine learning leave us without jobs or allow us to perform our functions better? Some theorists believe the former, that technology will take over, and make our jobs obsolete. Stern Speakers represents some of the most notable scholars and practitioners that believe in getting ahead of technology to design it properly from the…