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An unusual alliance of managers and rank-and-file employees at a northeast grocery chain is rallying to prompt the return of a former executive.
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A new research study finds that women and minorities are penalized for being good at managing diverse groups or respecting gender or racial differences at work
The gender gap is alive and well at the bench in the science world, too
A new study finds that top managers disapprove of social media use at work — but spend more time than workers using it themselves.
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Lessons from a drowning nation
“As a leader, I have no right to lead if I cannot find a way out.”
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Helping women in Iraq
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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz
Customizing your leadership style
“The primary currency of leadership has to be truth.”
Human rights activist Priti Patkar
Finding Gandhi in the red light district
“The only thought that came to me was: I need to bring about a change here.”
Former HHS secretary Dr. Louis Sullivan
Courage born out of segregation
“Opportunities should be available to anyone in our society who has the interest, the capability and the willingness to work hard.”
Bishop T.D. Jakes
Leading without a pulpit
“It’s not one size fits all. The approach is always different.”
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