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Why Pearson Tests Our Kids

Alan Singer | Posted 06.11.2014 | Education
Alan Singer

For all its claims about efficacy, Pearson is not a very efficient company. For all its claims about valuing education, the only thing Pearson appears to value is profit.

La Michoacana Ice Cream: Stubborn Peter Pans or Viable Economic Model?

Luis A. Marentes | Posted 06.02.2014 | Latino Voices
Luis A. Marentes

To anyone far removed from the Wall St. titans of finance, it would seem that this huge chain of ice-cream stores is a model for successful business. This was my impression until a couple of weeks ago when I read "Business in Mexico: The Peter Pan Syndrome," published in The Economist.

Can Nonprofit Boards Suffer From Agenda Deficits?

Eugene Fram | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Eugene Fram

In a recent study of 772 for-profit and nonprofit directors from around the world, McKinsey & Company found that 25% of the sample assessed their ...

Governments as Partners in Innovation

Kathy Kemper | Posted 05.17.2014 | Technology
Kathy Kemper

25 years ago, a British computer scientist named Tim Berners-Lee drafted a memo to his colleagues at CERN that outlined a new way of managing information; that document was the foundation for what we now call the Internet.

Reality Check: Our Progress Has Come at an Unsustainable Price

John Friedman | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
John Friedman

When a system continues to produce the same results, one must conclude that the system, whether it was intended to produce those outcomes or not, is designed to produce those outcomes.

Gov. Pat Quinn Plans for State Government 2.0

David Ormsby | Posted 04.30.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Governor Pat Quinn's administration is poised to launch a vast and expensive modernization of state government's financial wiring and work processes that will revolutionize operations and likely displace ossified workers, upend encrusted work habits, and mothball-rusted file cabinets.

McKinsey Junior -- The Jump 'Outside the Box' (Part 2)

Spiros Margaris | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

Even when a company is on the top of the game, it should dare to change the way to play the game going forward.

McKinsey Junior -- The Jump 'Outside the Box' (Part 1)

Spiros Margaris | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

One of the great challenges McKinsey faces is that they have to find new ways for their advice to be relevant for the Internet economy.

Women in Business: Q&A with Kerry Cooper, CEO of Choose Energy

Laura Dunn | Posted 02.26.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

"Have passion for what you do. You want to get up every day excited about the opportunity in front of you. If you do, the gender makeup isn't your top concern."

Vatican Enlists McKinsey, KPMG As Consultant

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 12.19.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is enlisting more big-name consulting firms to advise it on structural and financial reforms, tapping McKinsey & Co....

Cari E. Guittard: Preventing Mid-Career Burnout by Focusing on the Core Four: Essential Personal Elements of Leadership

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business
Cari E. Guittard

The weight behind your eyes, the mental fatigue that won't go away... This cannot be healthy, there has to be a way to strengthen our minds and bodies to support our ambitions and 24/7 lifestyles.

Finalists Selected In Race To Address Jobs Crisis

Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact

On Wednesday, The Huffington Post, the Skoll Foundation and knowledge partner McKinsey & Company announced the 74 finalist organizations for the new J...

WATCH: Arianna And Edward Norton Discuss Job Creation Ideas

Posted 01.15.2013 | Impact

Arianna Huffington and Edward Norton see a solution to America’s job crisis in nonprofit organizations. The President and Editor-in-Chief of the...

A Holiday Message for Obama

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 02.05.2013 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

In 1961, Jacqueline Kennedy began the tradition of selecting a theme for the official White House Christmas tree. John F. Kennedy, meanwhile, started something else during that holiday season: On Dec. 14, he established the President's Commission on the Status of Women.

Workers Spend Insane Amount Of Day Just Dealing With Email

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

You've got way too much mail. Office workers spend an average of 2.6 hours per day reading and answering emails, according to a survey conducted by...

'He's Been One Of The Best Witnesses'

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Business

* Kumar to be sentenced Thursday, faces up to 25 years * US praises Kumar for testimony against Rajaratnam, Gupta * Kuma...

D.M. Levine

Goldman Sachs Looms As Rajat Gupta Fraud Trial Begins

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business

Goldman Sachs haunts the insider trading case against one of the Wall Street bank's former directors, Rajat K. Gupta. As Gupta's federal fraud trial o...

WATCH: The Top Social Entrepreneurs Saving The World

Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 09.21.2012 | Impact

From teeny-tiny sleeping bags ending infant mortality to soccer balls that produce electricity, a new documentary shows how fresh solutions to old pro...

New Online Documentary Features Social Innovators To Watch (Round 2)

Posted 03.23.2012 | Impact

This story is part of HuffPost Impact's "Spring Into Action" series. Beginning March 20, the first day of Spring, we're highlighting fresh, innovative...

Can A Rat Change The World? The Unusual Players In Social Innovation

Caty Borum Chattoo | Posted 05.21.2012 | Impact
Caty Borum Chattoo

Electric soccer balls, life-saving sleeping bags, and water on wheels...business as usual? Well, it depends on who you ask.

New Online Documentary Highlights Top Social Innovators To Watch

Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact

This story is part of HuffPost Impact's "Spring Into Action" series. Beginning March 20, the first day of Spring, we're highlighting fresh, innovative...

Mollie Reilly

Insurance Industry Reaps Massive Profits From Delay

HuffingtonPost.com | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Unlike many other businesses, the insurance industry is bound by law to act in good faith with its customers. Because of their protectiv...

VOTE: Top 11 Social Innovators Saving The World In 2011

Posted 12.09.2011 | Impact

McKinsey & Company's Social Innovation Video Contest highlights innovators who are confronting the world's greatest challenges and gives participants ...

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 Gupt...

Teacher Pay: U.S. Ranks 22nd Out Of 27 Countries

Jack Jennings | Posted 10.30.2011 | Education
Jack Jennings

If teachers are so important, why don't our schools attract and keep the best teachers? A major reason is that we aren't willing to pay excellent teachers what they deserve.