Open offices are supposed to spark conversation. This study shows they lead to more email -- and people avoiding each other.

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A former West Point professor describes what U.S. soldiers, skydiving operators, mountain climbing guides — and probably the Thai cave rescuers — know about “in extremis” leadership.

Barnes & Noble's CEO Demos Parneros was terminated this week for unspecified "violations of the company's policies"

A new study suggests people's willingness to work for employers with a sexual harassment claim was lower than at those with a claim of financial fraud.

Even still, employment lawyers say, they can be fraught with "all kinds of peril."

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A list without any 'thought leader' or business guru guides -- yet still packed with ideas about business, industry change, leadership and careers

Observers who study the recent wave of “CEO activism” say they have been slower to respond to the current crisis, but the “log jam” has broken.

Some reports put the number of staffers who killed themselves at 35 between 2008 and 2009.

A new book offers a taxonomy of pointless jobs: Goons, flunkies, task masters, duct tapers and box tickers

'Relax, Jack it's just a sandwich'

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Schultz's brand is 'inextricably tied' to the Starbucks brand, brand experts say

It's rare for investors to win a majority of votes on such matters, but a unique storm of circumstances could mean investors see higher-than-usual support

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Lester Lyles, a retired Air Force four-star general, says "sometimes it’s just shutting up and listening to others."

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An ugly moment in the company's history gives it a chance to reinforce a core mission — but also carries brand risks.

The sizable raise represents a possible new high-water mark for fast-food workers, say restaurant industry analysts, at a time when competition for unskilled labor is rising amid low unemployment, greater immigration scrutiny and fewer teenagers seeking to work in fast-food jobs.

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The biggest business ruling of the Supreme Court's term will effectively end millions of workers' ability to band together to take legal action against their employers

Listen. Don't act like an MBA. And don't move to D.C.

Still none of the biggest U.S. Wall Street banks has ever been led by a woman

'The big elephant in the room': More companies are having open talks about race that go beyond scripted diversity programs

They tend to leave women feeling scrutinized for their appearance and subject to staring by male colleagues

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