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Prosecutors Use Email, Wiretaps To Link Gupta With Insider Trading

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

* U.S. prosecutors paint jurors a picture of 2008 events * Fourth day of ex-Goldman director's insider-trading trial * R...

The eBook Publishing Revolution Has Just Begun

John F. Ince | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
John F. Ince

Strategic questions need to be answered. Does a eBook publisher focus on marketing, or content creation, or formatting?

A Call For Social Innovators To Present Ideas

JustMeans.com | Posted 01.06.2012 | Impact

McKinsey's Social Sector Office has formed a group called Social Innovation Practice, which brings innovation, philanthropy and social entrepreneurshi...

Before Scandal, Ex-Goldman Sachs Director Was Role Model For Middle-Class India

Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

NEW Delhi (Annie Bannerjee) -- Before Indra Nooyi became CEO of PepsiCo Inc or Vikram Pandit took the reins at Citigroup Inc there was Rajat Gupta, t...

Primary Care Docs to Insurers: Go Away

Wendell Potter | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

No other country in the developed world allows insurance companies to control its health care system like the U.S. does, and the fact that we do is one big reason why America spends so much more on health care than anyone else on the planet.

Would You Trust Management Consultants With the World's Rainforests? Our Governments Have -- Disastrously

Johann Hari | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Johann Hari

Management consultants have now been, in effect, tasked with setting the future of the world's rainforests -- and they are facing accusations that they are using our money to draw up plans that will result in their more rapid destruction.

"Not Intended as a Predictive Economic Analysis"

Ron Pollack | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Ron Pollack

It seems when it comes to discussing health care, Sen. Johnson and Mr. Holtz-Eakin are taking a page from the conservative playbook: Cite a misleading and inaccurate study, share it far and wide in the media, and try to scare the American people.

Got Health Insurance Through Your Employer? Maybe Not for Long (But Not Because of Reform)

Wendell Potter | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

The employer-based health insurance system has been crumbling for several years. And, with or without the Affordable Care Act, it's very possibly on its last legs.

Internet's GDP Contribution Greater Than Energy, Agriculture, Mining: Study

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.24.2011 | Technology

The Internet is causing economic growth across the world that exceeds the pace of the Industrial Revolution of the 1800s. According to a new repor...

Jury Hears Details Of Intel Leak In Insider Trading Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (By Jonathan Stempel and Grant McCool) - A former Intel Corp executive testified that he shared company secrets with his friend, hedge fund f...

Ex-Goldman Director Sues SEC For Not Providing Jury Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) director accused of leaking confidential boardroom ...

Rajaratnam Paid For Tips, Man Testifies

Reuters | Grant McCool and Basil Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A disgraced former McKinsey & Co partner told jurors he leaked secrets about the elite consulting firm's clients in exchange for ...

Rajat Gupta, Wall Street, Greed and India

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

It is for many of us a huge disappointment to see Rajat Gupta involved in one of the dumbest things one could do on Wall Street.

Ex-Goldman Sachs Board Member Accused Of Insider Trading

The Huffington Post | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs former director Rajat K. Gupta has been charged with insider trading by the Securities and Exchange Commission, for allegedly giving a h...

How Blended Learning Will Change the World

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Nearly half of the world's population is under the age of 25; that means more than 3 billion people. Over 500 million youth live on less than $2 per d...

The Best and Brightest Will Never Teach

Robert Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Robert Schwartz

I remember my first teacher contract. It was 1994 in LAUSD. The union had just negotiated me a 10 percent raise even though I never taught a day in my life.

The Next Rise of Silicon Valley or Why I Quit My Job to Solve Facebook's Death Problem

Rudy Adler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rudy Adler

This year, 1.5 million Facebook users will pass away but their Facebook profiles will live on. This is a growing problem and people are naturally asking: can major social media sites handle their dead?

Pearls of Wisdom for Chelsea on Her Big Day

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

No one is more surprised than me that an invitation to Chelsea Clinton's wedding has yet to appear in my mailbox. Actually, no one is surprised but me. Nevertheless, I'm still surprised.

The U.S. Cities Most Vulnerable To Having Their Jobs Shipped Overseas: Richard Florida

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Traditionally, the United States has worried about the offshoring of manufacturing jobs. But concern is mounting that as the rest of the world becomes...

Can Women Over 50 Look Great In Jeans?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Last week's column got lots of comments. Readers weighed in on a range of topics, but one simple question really stirred the pot, "Can I still wear jeans after 50?"

McKinsey and IFC Add Cost Curve Analysis to Water Debate

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Global Water policies need change. Water is quickly becoming more and more scarce around the world and nonprofits and and philanthropists are committed to revolutionizing the way we use water.

McKinsey Strikes Again!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stanley Bing

When desperate companies like Condé Nast hire McKinsey, there is often a lot of blather about how this is a positive step. And then a day very much like today always comes.

The Huge Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Our failure to educate all our children to the highest levels means students in America overall are being left behind in a world where global competition is increasingly tough.

What is Your Employment Brand Telling Prospective Employees?

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

The problem with an employment contract is that it doesn't answer the fundamental question of why employees choose your company rather than another. This is the question answered by an "employment brand."

Why B-Schools Don't Change

Pablo Triana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pablo Triana

The dirty little secret of B-schools is that, even if they wanted to, they may not be able to unshackle themselves from practical irrelevance.