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In the aftermath of Microsoft’s highly public CEO succession, there were bound to be musical chairs and swinging doors.
After 12 years in office, Afghan president says war was not waged with his country’s interests in mind.
Businesses’ highly public role in the debate in Arizona represented a big shift from even a few years ago.
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We need to reimagine how federal agencies deliver services to the public and manage their own internal operations.
The military should carefully consider what ranks to reduce in size.
For a profession whose guiding tenets include equity in treatment and the elimination of bias, law has some work to do in its own offices.
Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz has long given advice to some of tech’s biggest names.
13 museum directors talk about their career paths, their mentors and what helped their success.
Science of Leadership
Research examines what kind of shot women have at getting newly created posts in companies.
A Gallup survey looks at how important certain degrees are when it came to hiring.
Here’s a research-based weekday planner for what to do at various hours of the day.
A new study looks at how to treat your highest-performing employees after they get bad news.
A new study examines how gender bias plays out in these fields.
Study finds workplace misconduct at a low, though retaliation against employees is still high.
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