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Business Transparency

What Does Transparency Mean To You?

Heather Franzese | Posted 11.06.2014 | Impact
Heather Franzese

Our end goal is more ethical and sustainable manufacturing of what we wear and eat, and the devices we use to communicate. Transparency is one of the ways we can achieve it. By plugging workers in to the conversation, companies not only build trust, they bring light to places that have been invisible for too long.

The Don Draper Problem: Root Out Your False Narratives

Michael Port | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Michael Port

We can remember times when even if we meant to say things straight, our words felt awkward or forced because we were hiding a particular fact or issue. Just as false notes can ruin an actor's performance, the same is true for business persona.

A More Transparent Future for Businesses

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 06.29.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

For most private companies, it's instinctive to keep financial data out of the public discourse and only share that information internally. But sometimes it can be advantageous for a private company to be more forthcoming about financial performance.

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' May Face SEC Spotlight This Year | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Securities and Exchange Commission announced last month that it will consider a proposed rule to require publicly traded corporation...

5 Big Discoveries About Leadership in 2012

David Rock | Posted 03.02.2013 | Science
David Rock

According to the American Society for Training and Development, in 2011, U.S. firms spent about $156 billion on corporate training. Against this backdrop, what have we learned in 2012 that might help us improve the quality of leadership? Here are five of the bigger findings.

Is Business Ready for Hypertransparency?

Naomi Mandelstein | Posted 01.08.2012 | San Francisco
Naomi Mandelstein

The era of controlled and packaged disclosures is giving way to transparency that is being co-created by stakeholders and citizen journalists. And businesses, ready or not, will have to adapt.