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Woman at Work: Smarten Up Your Teams to Boost Revenue -- Females are the Key

O'Brien Browne | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Over the past several years, many studies have shown the advantages of teams which are diverse in terms of skills, age, culture, personality and, most especially, gender. Diverse teams, when well led, are more innovative and creative.

Qatar: Investing Throughout the World With Oil/Gas Wealth and Vision

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.27.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Here is a nation whose infrastructure was focused on pearl "hunting" and fishing, whose economy was virtually destroyed by the introduction of Japanese cultured pearls in the 1920's and 1930's. Then in the 1940's came the discovery of oil.

Meteoric Business Innovation at MIT

Gideon Gartner | Posted 11.26.2011 | College
Gideon Gartner

Many of my mechanical engineering learning experiences at MIT bored me to tears. One exception was an undergraduate course called "Creativity," which possibly influenced my entrepreneurial future.

Citigroup Customer Data Exposed In Computer Breach

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2011 | Business

June 9, 2011 3:37:53 AM Bangalore (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc confirmed a computer breach at Citi Account Online, giving hackers access to the da...

Fed's Dividends Decision Helps Shareholders, Might Hurt Taxpayers

The New York Times | Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Four groups of people were directly affected by the Federal Reserve's decision late last week to allow major banks to increase their dividends and to ...

Goldman Sachs's Hudson Mezzanine CDO Subect Of New Probe By SEC | Joshua Gallu and Christine Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 10 (Bloomberg) -- Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s $2 billion Hudson Mezzanine collateralized debt obligation, sold in 2006, is the target of a probe b...

Goldman Turns Into a Financial Frankenstein While the Fed Snoozes Away

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Goldman was not assisted by the government to become a voracious and even heftier investment bank. Rather, one can presume that the government's assistance was to prevent systemic failure.

Economics and the Power of Prediction

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

Economics gets its large and defining role in our world through the shamanistic believe that prediction is possible. Why would economists surrender such a "power"?

How The Press Failed Readers On The Changing Credit Card Industry

Columbia Journalism Review | Dean Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the paradoxes of the business press is that while everyone should read it, since we all live in the economy, not everyone does. In fact, most p...